BTS' 'Love Yourself 轉 Tear' becomes first K-Pop Album to top Billboard 200 Chart!# K-POP 2018.05.28 View : 4216
BTS' new album 'Love Yourself 轉 Tear' hit no.1 on Billboard 200 Chart.
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Billboard 200 ranks the most popular albums of the week in the United States based on the album sales, track sales and streaming sales. The album earned 135,000 units (points) in total as of May 24, which is the second-highest record for an album by a group this year. It is the first time for a K-Pop singer to be ranked no.1 on this chart.
According to Billboard, 'Love Yourself 轉 Tear' is "the first primarily foreign-language No. 1 album in over 12 years."
During their comeback press conference held on May 24, the members of BTS had said that they'd like to hit no.1 on Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard 200. They revealed more ambitious goals like going to the Grammy Awards and becoming the most influential artist in the world.