BTS’s V has the second most popular digital song in the United States this week!
On the Billboard Digital Song Sales chart for the week ending in March 28, V’s self-composed track “Sweet Night” debuts at No. 2. Forbes reports that the song sold over 11,000 copies in its first tracking frame, according to Nielsen Music.
This is the first time that a solo track by V has entered the Top 10 of the Digital Song Sales chart. “Sweet Night” was released as an OST for the drama “Itaewon Class,” which stars V’s good friend Park Seo Joon, whom he met in 2016 when they acted together in the drama “Hwarang.”
Congratulations to V!
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BTS has scored high spots on charts in the United Kingdom, Germany, and more in the third week for “Map of the Soul: 7”!
BTS is smashing Gaon Chart records left and right with their new album!
BTS has clinched the top spot on Oricon’s monthly albums chart!
On the February albums chart of Japan’s main music statistics site Oricon, BTS’s latest album “Map of the Soul: 7” has grabbed the No. 1 spot with sales of 377,852 units.
“Map of the Soul: 7” debuted at No. 1 on the Oricon weekly albums chart last week, and it takes the No. 4 spot on the chart this week with a further 20,296 units sold.
Congratulations to BTS!
BTS’s “Map of the Soul: 7” was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ)!
In RIAJ’s announcement for newly certified releases of February, BTS’s “Map of the Soul: 7” was certified platinum, a status given to albums with over 250,000 copies sold domestically.
While BTS has released several Japanese albums that were certified platinum or double platinum by the RIAJ, this is the first time that BTS has gone platinum in Japan with a Korean album.
BTS’s new album is having a record-breaking second week on charts around the world!
Last week, BTS’s fourth full album “Map of the Soul: 7” became the first album by an Asian group to take top spots on all the charts of the world’s five largest music markets: the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, and France. It’s also topped charts in many other regions around the world.
On March 6 local time, the album’s ranking for its second week on the United Kingdom Official Albums Chart was revealed. “Map of the Soul: 7” takes No. 3 on the chart for the week ending on March 12.
This makes it the first album by a Korean artist to spend two weeks in the Top 3 of the Official Albums Chart in the United Kingdom. BTS’s previously highest ranking album on the chart was “Map of the Soul: Persona,” which took No. 1 in its first week and then No. 7 in its second.
Meanwhile, their title track “ON” grabs the No. 45 spot on the Official Singles Chart for the region.
“Map of the Soul: 7” also takes the No. 3 spot in its second week on Germany’s Offizielle Deutsche Charts, becoming the first Korean album to do so.
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Updated March 3 KST:
Billboard has now confirmed that three of BTS’s “Map of the Soul: 7” tracks have grabbed spots on the Hot 100!
In addition to “ON” debuting at No. 4, “My Time” (Jungkook’s solo song) takes No. 84 and “Filter” (Jimin’s solo track) grabs No. 87.
BTS is now the first Korean artist to have three songs on the Hot 100 simultaneously. When “Boy With Luv” charted last year, they became the first Korean artist to have two songs on the chart at a time when “Make It Right” also entered the Hot 100.
BTS has achieved a career best on the Billboard Hot 100 chart!
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BTS is now dominating album charts in the top five largest music markets in the world after grabbing No. 1 on Oricon’s weekly albums chart!