BTS scores another #1 album on Billboard 200 Chart with ‘Love Yourself: Answer’ by selling 185000 albums in its first week ending August 30, 2018. This is the second album BTS has dropped that reached #1 on the Billboard 200 this year reports Billboard.
BTS the biggest KPOP group just keeps getting bigger. The third album, ‘Love Yourself: Answer’, in the Love Yourself trilogy has sold more in its first week than the previous two albums did in their first week. The first in the trilogy Love Yourself: Her was released on Oct 7, 2017, and only got to the seventh place on the Billboard 200 chart. Their second album Love Yourself: Tear did much better by selling 135,000 units in its first week on June 2 as it debuted at number 1 on the charts.
BTS becomes the only KPOP group to have an album reach #1 on the billboard 200 charts. They also lay claim to being the only pop group to have two number one albums in the same year since One Direction did it in 2014. All this while performing their albums in Korean. The last time a non-English album topped the charts was 2006 when ll Divo, Ancora grabbed the top spot.
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