BTS' RM is #1 on Billboard's Emerging Artists Chart & #26 on Billboard 200# K-POP 2018.10.31 View : 5149
BTS' RM released his mixtape 'mono.' on October 23. As of October 29, only 3 days after the release, his album was ranked 26th on Billboard 200 chart, setting the highest record for a K-Pop solo artist.
On top of that, on October 30, RM was no.1 on Billboard's 'Emerging Artists' chart of the first week of November. The Emerging Artists uses the same formula as the Artist 100, based on big data from various activities.
Previously in March of this year, BTS' J-Hope's solo mixtape 'Hope World' was ranked 38th on Billboard 200 and became the highest ranking K-Pop solo artist.
Meanwhile, BTS will kick off the 'LOVE YOURSELF' tour in Japan on November 13, touring Tokyo Dome, Kyocera Dome and Nagoya Dome.
[Image source: BIG HIT Entertainment, Billboard]