BTS Breaks K-Pop Records For U.S. Billboard 200 Chart Ranking And Album Sales
BTS is continuing to break records left and right!
Recently the Korean boy band set the record for K-pop groups by placing on the Billboard 200 chart (which charts the most popular albums in the United States) at No. 26. According to Billboard, BTS’s album debuted with “16,000 units earned in the week ending Oct. 13, according to Nielsen Music. Of that sum, 11,000 were in traditional album sales.”
BTS was able to set new records with their album “Wings,” which overtook 2NE1’s record (No. 61 with “Crush”) in terms of chart ranking, and EXO’s record (“Exodus” sold 6,000 within the first week of its release) in terms of album sales.
Their latest album “Wings” is the third album to be on the Billboard 200 chart. The first album was “The Most Beautiful Moment in Life, Pt. 2,” which placed at No. 171 on December 2015, while the second album “The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever” made the chart recently in May at No. 107.
BTS recently made their comeback with the track “Blood Sweat & Tears.”
Watch the music video below:
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