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.

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.

NCT 127 tops both Korean and Chinese album sales with 'Cherry Bomb'
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NCT 127 tops both Korean and Chinese album sales with 'Cherry Bomb'

NCT 127has dropped both Chinese and Korean album sales with their 3rd mini album.

'Cherry Bomb' was released on the 14th, and it's #1 on Yes24, Aladdin, Hottracks, Kyobo, and other album charts for the week.

SEE ALSO: NCT announce their official fandom name!

Not only that, it was also #1 on Xiami Music's Korean Music Chart for the 16th and 17th.

Congrtulations to NCT 127.

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TWICE Tops 200,000 in Sales with Japan Debut Album
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TWICE Tops 200,000 in Sales with Japan Debut Album

TWICE's Japanese debut album has sold over 200,000 copies within a month, according to sales records on the Oricon chart.

The album, which was released in Japan on June 28, sold 200,018 copies as of Sunday. It has remained in the top five on Japan's major daily album chart since the release.

Source:english.chosun.com/si...