BTS' 'Love Yourself: Answer' Just Became The First Korean Album To Spend A Year On The Billboard 200

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BTS is celebrating yet another victory because their album Love Yourself: Answer has become the first South Korean album to spend a whole year on the Billboard 200.

According to a report by Soompi, Love Yourself: Answer re-entered the Billboard 200 chart, landing on the 165th spot. Since the album’s re-entry into the chart, the album has spent 52 nonconsecutive weeks on the Billboard 200.

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The album, which was released in August 2018, features the title track “IDOL.” It debuted on the Billboard 200 at No. 1 on September 8, 2018.

In addition, the boys’ success continues to skyrocket. A report showed that BTS sold 5.9 million albums this year alone, with Map of the Soul: Persona selling close to 3.7 million albums! These numbers come from a popular community forum that compiled album sales data for the year.

In August 2019, the seven-piece K-pop boy group composed of Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Jimin, V, and Jungkook won “Best K-pop” and “Best Group” at the MTV Video Music Awards.

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