BTS Is The FIRST and ONLY Act With Four Albums Spending 20+ Weeks at #1 On Billboard World Albums Chart.
BTS record breaking streak continues after their Hot 100, Global 200 and Global 200 Excl. U.S. number one wins. BTS’ albums have been topping charts since debut and they still reign on the world albums chart years later.
Love Yourself: Answer ALBUM
“Love Yourself: Answer” is the third Korean-language album by BTS. The album was released on August 24, 2018. The album debuted at number one in South Korea, Canada, Japan and the United States, becoming BTS’ second chart-topping album in the US market. On November 7, 2018, “Love Yourself: Answer” became the first Korean album to spend one year on the Billboard 200 chart. On November 9, it became the first Korean album to receive gold certification in the United States.
As of June 2021, the album has remained on the Billboard’s main albums chart for 100 non-consecutive weeks, making it the first and currently only Korean album to do so.
Map of the Soul: 7 ALBUM
Map Of the Soul: 7 is the fourth Korean-language (seventh overall) album by BTS. The album was released on February 21, 2020. Map of the Soul: 7 was a huge commercial success, reaching number one in over 20 countries and becoming the world’s best-selling album of 2020. BTS became the first Asian group to top the charts in all of the top-five music markets in the world.
In under nine days of its release, Map Of the Soul:7 sold more than 4.1 million copies for the first time in Gaon Album Chart’s history, setting the Guinness World Record for the best-selling album in South Korea and was certified quadruple million by the Korea Music Content Association (KMCA). Map Of The Soul: 7 was certified platinum in the United States and Japan, and earned gold certifications in seven other countries.
Love Yourself: Her ALBUM
“Love Yourself: Her” is the fifth extended play by BTS. The EP was released on September 18, 2017. During the period of August 25 to 31, there were 1,051,546 stock pre-orders, making BTS the first K-pop group to reach more than one million pre-orders. “Love Yourself: Her” opened at number seven on the US Billboard 200, making it the highest-charting K-pop album on the chart and biggest sales week of a K-pop album.
BTS the first Asian artist in seven years to debut within the top ten of the chart, surpassing the record set by Filipino singer Charice with her eponymous American debut album. “Love Yourself: Her” remained on the Billboard 200 for 44 weeks, the first Korean album to do so.
“BE” is the fifth Korean-language (ninth overall) studio album by BTS. It was released on November 20, 2020. The album was BTS’ fifth to debut at number one on the Billboard 200, making BTS the fastest group to earn five chart-topping albums in the United States since the Beatles. BTS also became the only act besides Taylor Swift to debut atop the Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard 200 charts simultaneously. Seven tracks from the album charted simultaneously on the Hot 100 chart. Be debuted at number one on South Korea’s Gaon Album Chart with over 2.2 million copies sold in its first week.
This marked the second-highest opening week sales figures in the chart’s history. “BE” received double million certification from the Korea Music Content Association (KMCA) on January 6, 2021. At the end of 2020, according to MRC Data, “BE” was the fifth best-selling physical album of the year in the US, with 252,000 hard copies sold.
BTS own 3 of the top 5 albums on this week’s World Album Chart “BE” “Map Of The Soul:7” and “Love Yourself: Answer”
BTS’s “BE” Album returned to #1 on this week’s World Album Chart
BTS are #2 on this week’s Artist 100
BTS have 15 top charting songs on the Billboard Hot 100
BTS are #4 on artists with most No.1 debuts on Billboard Hot 100, they now have 3 number 1s on the charts
BTS’ “Butter” is this week’s top selling songs