(Hanteo Chart Official) [Breaking] BTS Surpasses the Album Sales of 1M Within 1 Hour of Release with 'MAP OF THE SOUL : 7'... Sets the Shortest Time Record!
2020-02-21 19:30 (KST)
2020-02-21 19:30 (KST)
Group BTS has surpassed the album sales of 1 million copies within an hour of the release of the album, 'MAP OF THE SOUL : 7.'
Hanteo Chart, the world's one-and-only real-time music chart, officially counted and announced that as of the 21st at 6 PM KST, BTS's 4th Studio Album, 'MAP OF THE SOUL : 7,' has recorded the album sales amount of 350,005 copies within 8 minutes of release. After about an hour at 7:10 PM, the group has recorded the total album sales of 1,036,556 copies, surpassing the cumulative sales amount of 1 million.
Released on April 12th of last year, BTS's 'MAP OF THE SOUL : PERSONA' album has set the record of selling 1 million copies within the shortest period of time with the sales of 1,348,214 copies within the 3 hours of the album's release. However, BTS has yet broken their own previous record with the 'MAP OF THE SOUL : 7' release.
'MAP OF THE SOUL : PERSONA' album has set the highest Initial Chodong (first week of release) sales record in K-Pop history and topped the Initial Chodong sales ranking with 2,130,480 copies.
As it is known that the preorder amount of BTS's 'MAP OF THE SOUL : 7' album had exceeded 4.02 million copies, it can be speculated that the BTS's latest release will yet again set the record of the first and the most. The public is paying attention to the record that the first day of the album sales will create.
To fit the fans' needs as they are paying tremendous interest in BTS's 'MAP OF THE SOUL : 7' album sales, Hanteo Chart revealed that they are counting and announcing the album sales data such as Initial Chodong sales and chart information through the 'Whosfan' mobile app(www.whosfan.io) so that global fans can easily check the data.
'MAP OF THE SOUL : 7' is the album that looks back at 7 years of BTS who gathered as seven members and a single team. It contains BTS's candid stories of accepting all 'the selves they want to show' to the world, the shadow they have been hiding inside them, and 'the selves that they want to ignore' and finding 'complete selves.' The world-class singer Sia featured in the album, which is also adding to the attention that the album is garnering.
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