Having been reported to be on course to take over the top seats on the Billboard 200 and the British Official Albums Chart, BTS has also topped Japan’s Oricon album chart with its latest album, “Map of the Soul: 7”.
According to the latest chart results by Oricon on Tuesday, BTS’ latest album came atop the Oricon daily album chart dated Monday after selling 227,204 copies in Japan. The result adds to the BTS album’s chart victories on the US and British charts.
Earlier this week, Billboard(US) and Official Charts(UK) said “Map of the Soul: 7” is on its way to top their main album charts.
In South Korea, more than 3 million copies of this new album were sold in less than a week since its release last Friday, recorded the highest first-week sales for any Korean album. (Yonhap)