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BTS 'Love Yourself: Tear' Becomes First K-Pop Album to Hit No. 1 on Billboard 200

BTS 'Love Yourself: Tear' Becomes First K-Pop Album to Hit No. 1 on Billboard 200

BTS did it!

Love Yourself: Tear, the Korean pop group’s latest album, is now the first K-pop album in history to hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200, according to the official chart company on Sunday (May 27).

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The band slid into the top spot after moving 135,000 equivalent album units in its first week. Of that, 100,000 copies were traditional album sales.

This is the first K-Pop album to hit No. 1 on the Billboard 200, and the group’s second Top 10 record following Love Yourself: Her. It’s also the biggest week yet for K-Pop in overall units and traditional album sales. Plus, it’s the first primarily foreign-language No. 1 album in over 12 years!

Congratulations, BTS! See the full Top 10 inside.

1. BTS, Love Yourself: Tear
2. Post Malone, beerbongs & bentleys
3. Lil Baby, Harder Than Ever
4. Five Finger Death Punch, And Justice For None
5. Cardi B, Invasion of Privacy
6. The Greatest Showman Soundtrack
7. J. Cole, KOD
8. NAV, Reckless
9. Black Panther: The Album
10. Playboi Carti, Die Lit

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  • Ambaloca

    :’) so proud of them!!! #loveyourself

  • sus

    Love yourself, love myself, peace!!!