BTS’s new album “Love Yourself: Tear” has entered the Official Albums Chart in the Top 10! It grabbed the No. 8 spot on the chart. The group’s previous highest ranking on the chart was No. 14 with their mini album “Love Yourself: Her.”
The Official Albums Chart ranks the Top 100 biggest albums of the week in the United Kingdom, based on CD sales, downloads, vinyl, and weighted audio streams. BTS became the first Korean artist to enter the chart in the United Kingdom with “WINGS” back in 2016.
Check out BTS’s previous rankings below:
BTS has also set a new record for K-pop groups on the Official Singles Chart! Their title track “Fake Love” has entered the chart at No. 42, beating the previous record of No. 46 that they set with the remix of “MIC Drop” last year.
The Official Singles Chart shows the most popular songs in the United Kingdom, and it ranks tracks based on official sales of downloads, CDs, vinyl, and audio streams. The record for highest ranking on the chart by a Korean artist is held by PSY’s “Gangnam Style” which came in No. 1.
Official Charts is often regarded as the U.K. equivalent to Billboard’s charts in the United States. News about BTS’s rankings on Billboard’s album and song charts will be out next week. Stay tuned!