BTS’s new mini album has topped iTunes charts all over the world!
The group’s mini album “Love Yourself: Her” featuring the title track “DNA” came out on September 18 at 6 p.m. KST. Since that time, the mini album has taken the No. 1 spot on iTunes Top Albums charts in 73 regions! This is the highest number ever for a K-pop artist.
Those regions include the United States, the United Kingdom, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Laos, Latvia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Palestine, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, and Vietnam.
BTS’s title track “DNA” came in first in 29 regions on the iTunes Top Songs chart, including Argentina, Belize, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Chile, El Salvador, Estonia, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Laos, Lithuania, Malaysia, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Singapore, Slovenia, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, and Vietnam.
In addition, BTS’s “DNA” took the No. 4 spot on the iTunes Top Songs chart in the United States.
This means they have broken their previous record for K-pop groups that they set when “Spring Day” took No. 8 on the Top Songs charts in the United States in February.
Meanwhile, BTS’s “DNA” also topped realtime charts in Korea and the music video broke the record for fastest K-pop group MV to reach 10 million views. The MV has currently been watched over 16.5 million times, only 15 hours after its release.