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BTS’ “Map Of The Soul: 7” Hailed As Current Top Selling Physical Album In The U.S.

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This BTS album continues to reign supreme in the United States!

Worldwide phenomenal boy group BTS continues to rake impressive feats with their latest album Map of the Soul: 7.

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Just recently, Nielsen Music published its Mid-Year Report for this year which covered January 3 to July 2. Based on the report, Map of the Soul: 7 has emerged as the highest-selling album in the United States so far.

Additionally, the septet’s album was the only title to surpass a half-million in sales in the first half of the year. It specifically recorded the total sales of 552,000 albums in the U.S.

RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook were able to win over other well-loved international acts, including The Weeknd, Halsey, Lady Gaga, Eminem, and Billie Eilish for the most sold physical albums.

According to Billboard, BTS is also the current top-selling artist in the United States this year in terms of overall album sales, which includes physical CDs and digital album downloads of their entire catalog. The idol group remarkably sold 757,000 copies of their albums in the first half of 2020, 720,000 of which are sales for their physical albums.


Source: Sports Chosun, Billboard

Photo Credits: Big Hit Entertainment

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