Bts Is The Top Korean Artist With The Highest Number Of Album Sales In Both Korea And Japan

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BTS is the top Korean artist with the highest number of album sales in both Korea and Japan
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BTS is the top Korean artist with the highest number of album sales in both Korea and Japan

BTS is sweeping music charts left and right as the group is the top Korean artist with the most album sales in both Korea and Japan.

According to Japan's '2017 Oricon First Half Single Ranking', BTS''Blood, Sweat, Tears' sold a total of 257,621 copies, ranking 11th place overall and being the only foreign artist to make it to the 'Top 20' list.

Not only that, BTS also is taking care of business in their homeland, Korea. Their album 'YOU NEVER WALK ALONE' sold 728,417 copies, taking the number one spot on Gaon's First Half of 2017 album chart. 'WINGS' also recorded a high score in sales as well.

BTS becomes the fastest foreign group to surpass 200,000 album sales on Japan's Oricon Chart
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BTS becomes the fastest foreign group to surpass 200,000 album sales on Japan's Oricon Chart

BTS is setting new records in Japan!

On Japan's Oricon Chart, BTS recorded a total of 238,795 Oricon points/album sales with their latest Japanese single ''Blood, SweatTears'' and took #1 on the Weekly Single Chart.

The boy group made their Japanese debut with ''No More Dream'' in June of 2014. This makes BTS the fastest foreign group to surpass 200,000 album sales on Oricon's Weekly Single Chart. 

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EXO-CBXs Japanese Debut Album Sees Impressive Number Of First Day Sales + High Ranking On Charts
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EXO-CBXs Japanese Debut Album Sees Impressive Number Of First Day Sales + High Ranking On Charts

EXO-CBXs first Japanese release is out and its already receiving lots of love!

Their mini album GIRLS was officially released on May 24, and sold a noteworthy 26,541 physical copies in just the first day alone, and placed them second on Oricons daily album chart. It continued to be second place on on the daily album chart for May 25, with 22,248 copies sold.

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In addition to title track Ka-CHING!, the album includes a Japanese version of their Korean debut title Hey Mama, and five entirely new songs that showcase EXO-CBXs own color. The Japanese media reported, A slight contrast to EXOs unique sound, [EXO-CBXs] diversified pop sound is well-loved.

Seventeen's 'Al1' becomes the idol album with 2nd highest first-week sales in 2017
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Seventeen's 'Al1' becomes the idol album with 2nd highest first-week sales in 2017

Seventeen keeps growing.

The boys' most recent 'Al1' is their most sold album yet, with 192,399 first-week sales compared to the 131,998 first-week sales of their last mini album 'Going Seventeen'. This puts them at 2nd highest idol first-week sales in 2017, and 10th highest idol first-week sales of all time.

SEE ALSO: [MVAlbum Review] Seventeen -- 'Al1

Congratulations to Seventeen.

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G-Dragon becomes the Korean artist with the most #1s on iTunes album chart with 'Kwon Ji Yong'!
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G-Dragon becomes the Korean artist with the most #1s on iTunes album chart with 'Kwon Ji Yong'!

G-Dragonis making new records with his latest solo album!

On June 8, the Big Bang member released his self-titled solo album 'Kwon Ji Yong' with the title track ''Untitled, 2014''. Just an hour after the release, G-Dragon topped various music charts with his new title track. The amazing record didn't stop here.

The success carried onto iTunes, where G-Dragon topped albumcharts in 39 different nations including the United States, Argentina, Brazil, Spain, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Colombia, Estonia, Finland, and more. The album is also in the top 10 list of numerous other countries.