[Daily Economic Star Today Reporter Park Se-yeon]
The group BTS wrote a new history in the fourth regular Japanese album.
According to the latest chart released by the Japanese Oricon Chart, BTS’s 4th regular album, ‘MAP OF THE SOUL: 7 ~ THE JOURNEY ~’, released on the 15th, reached the top of the daily album chart with 44,7869 sales.
This is more than twice the number of 188,000 copies sold on the first day of the 3rd Japanese regular album ‘FACE YOURSELF’ released in April 2018, which has helped realize the popularity of BTS.
This figure is not only a record for the sales of albums by foreign artists on the first day of the past, but also the largest among all albums released in Japan this year.
‘MAP OF THE SOUL: 7 ~ THE JOURNEY ~’ showed a unique presence in iTunes charts around the world. On the 16th immediately after the release (until 8:00 am), it ranked first in the iTunes ‘Top Album’ chart in 81 countries and regions including Japan, the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, and India. eyes tell’ ranked #1 on iTunes ‘Top Song’ chart in 93 countries and regions including Japan, USA, Canada, UK, Italy and Russia.
In addition, the title song ‘Stay Gold’, which was released in June, is ranked #1 on the iTunes ‘Top Song’ chart in 84 countries and regions including Japan, the United States, the United Kingdom, and France, and the 9th and ‘World’ on the Billboard Under Hot 100 on the US Billboard. It was ranked at the top in various charts such as digital song sales.
BTS’s 4th regular Japanese album’MAP OF THE SOUL: 7 ~ THE JOURNEY ~’ includes the Japanese original songs ‘Stay Gold’ and ‘Your eyes tell’, and the title of ‘MAP OF THE SOUL: 7’ released in February There are a total of 13 songs, including the Japanese version of the song ‘ON’ and the song’Black Swan’.
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