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BTS Dominates The Oricon Charts With “Map of the Soul: Persona”

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Today, BTS adds yet another international chart, conquered with Map of the Soul: Persona.

BTS’ Map of the Soul: Persona continues to dominate international charts. After conquering the Billboard and the UK Official Charts, the boys remain unstoppable as they conquer the Oricon Charts.

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As of April 17, the Japanese music chart reported that Map of the Soul: Persona has topped their Digital Weekly Album Charts. The album topped the chart after its first week of sales, garnering 7,859 downloads. This is the second BTS album to top this chart, after Love Yourself: Her topped the charts in September 2018.

BTS Oricon

(screengrab via Oricon Charts)

Prior to this achievement, the boys also swept international charts. All seven tracks reigned over the U.S. iTunes Top Songs chart, with the lead track “Boy With Luv” featuring Halsey nabbing the top spot.

Korean music charts also reflected the same situation, where the songs occupied the top spots of the six major sites Soribada, Genie, Naver, Bugs, Mnet, and Flo with Map of the Soul: Persona.

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Screengrab from iTunes

RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook also recently opened up about their inspirations and the long journey behind Map of the Soul: Persona.

READ: BTS Opens Up About Their Inspirations Behind “Map of the Soul: Persona”

BTS Press Conference

(image via TV Report)

BTS had just concluded their first comeback stage in Korea for “Boy with Luv”. The group prepared a showcase for their Korean ARMYs, showcasing three songs from their album. Apart from “Boy with Luv”, which set records on YouTube for its quick accumulation of views. The group further performed “Dionysus”, which gave an old school hip-hop vibe, and “Make It Right” that has drawn attention for its touchy yet sophisticated sound.

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