BTS Now Has The Bestselling Album Of 2020 In The United States & Abroad | iHeartRadioBTS Now Has The Bestselling Album Of 2020 In The United States & Abroad
By Paris Close
July 22, 2020
BTS now has the bestselling album of 2020.
According to Forbes, the South Korean septet’s new Japanese album, Map of the Soul: 7 ~ The Journey, has become the bestselling album of the year in several countries, including the United States, Korea, Japan and worldwide.
Since arriving on July 14, Map of the Soul: 7 ~ The Journey — which features the boy band performing Japanese versions of their songs from Love Yourself: Answer (2018), last year’s Map of the Soul: Persona and Map of the Soul: 7 (released February 2020) as well as four new Japanese-language tracks — has broken several records in just its first week of release. The effort sold 447,000 units in its first day alone before exceeding 500,000 copies in its second day. Per the outlet, the album also topped the Oricon Albums Chart for five consecutive days, selling 564,000 copies in its first week.