The group’s BTS was the first Korean singer to be ranked in the ‘Global Album Top 10’ by the International Music Industry Association for the second consecutive year.
According to the ‘Global Album Charts 2019’ announced on the 19th (local time) by the International Music Industry Association (IFPI) through the official website and SNS channel, BTS is released as an ‘MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA’ album. It ranked third in the Global Album Chart. Last year, with your album LOVE YOURSELF 結 ‘Answer’ and LOVE YOURSELF 轉 ‘Tear’, you ranked second and third in the global album charts for the first time in Korea, and have enjoyed the second consecutive year.
“The BTS ” MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA ‘album was praised by music critics with a sound of confidence and crossing various genres. , Canada, Australia, New Zealand, etc., the first Korean singer to be ranked first. “
The International Album Industry Association’s ‘Global Album Chart’ is ranked by summing up the sales of real albums sold all over the world each year and the digital music downloads. In this year’s top 10, BTS’s ‘MAP OF THE SOUL: PERSONA’ album and Arashi’s 5×20 All the BEST !! 1999-2019 ‘1st, Taylor Swift’s’ Lover’ 2nd, Lady Gaga’s’ A Star is Born OST ‘4th, Billy Irish’s’ WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?’ 5th, Queen’s’ Bohemian Rhapsody ‘6th, Ed Sheeran’s’ No.6 Collaborations Project’ 7th, Ariana Grande’s’ thank u, next ‘8th, Ramstein’s’ Rammstein’ 9th, Beatles’ Abbey Road ‘Was selected in the top ten.
BTS has also proved its popularity worldwide by posting its name on the ‘Top 10 Global Artists’ selected by the International Music Industry Association.