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The best album released by the group BTS in Japan reached the top of the Oricon weekly chart, setting the highest sales record this year.
According to Oricon on the 22nd, BTS' best album "BTS, THE BEST" topped the latest weekly album chart. Earlier, the album sold 572,000 copies on the 16th alone, the first day of its release, breaking the highest sales record for the first week of this year in the Oricon weekly album rankings. The previous record was held by the local group Stones with 467,000 copies.
In addition, the first week of sales of "BTS, THE BEST" is the second largest overseas artist album after Mariah Carey's "THE ONES" released in 1998.
BTS also broke its first-week record of sales at 564,000 copies of a foreign male artist's album "Map of the Soul: 7 ~ The Journey" in about a year.
"It's an honor for so many people to listen to our music and thank you all," BTS told Oricon. We will try to be an artist who can comfort and cheer you up a little bit."
"BTS, THE BEST" is an album that encompasses songs from singles and albums released by BTS in Japan for four years from 2017. Twenty-three songs, including original Japanese songs and Japanese translation songs, were included.