BTS’s new album BE is going non-stop while breaking all the records previously held by BTS own album Map of the Soul: 7. The album was released on November 20 having BTS single hit “Dynamite”.
Took off an impressive start…
On November 20 at 2 p.m. KST, BTS made their highly-anticipated comeback with their latest album “BE (Deluxe Edition)” with the title track “Life Goes On.”
The next morning Big Hit Entertainment announced that “BE (Deluxe Edition)” had already sold more than 2 million copies in the first 20 hours of its release (according to Hanteo Chart data).
Astonishingly, the album sold more than 1 million copies in just the first 30 minutes of its release at 2 p.m KST, making it the only and fastest album to reach the milestone in Hanteo Chart history. Also, it went on to sell over 1.95 million copies in its official first day of sales as of record on November 20 KST. Breaking the Band’s own record held by ‘Map of the Soul: 7‘ for first-week sales is 3,370,000 copies.
Swept the iTunes Charts…
BTS “BE (Deluxe Edition)” and “Life Goes On” has also been topping the iTunes charts across the globe soon after their release.
With both the album and its title track reaching No. 1 in at least 90 different regions each less than a day.
Dominated Spotify Global Top 50…
From the day first, all of the tracks from “BE” made high-ranking debuts on Spotify’s daily Global Top 50 chart. BTS overtaking the seven spots out of the top 13 spots for November 20.
Previously, “Dynamite” debuted at No. 1 on Spotify’s Global Top 50 back in August, claimed the chart to No. 2, while BTS’s new title track “Life Goes On” made a strong debut at No. 3. While BE B-sides “Fly To My Room,” “Blue & Grey,” “Telepathy,” “Dis-ease,” and “Stay” debuted at No. 8, No. 9, No. 10, No. 12, and No. 13 respectively.
Besides songs, BTS’s BE “Skit,” which is absolutely not a song but instead, a recording of a conversation made a debut on the chart at No. 21.
Congratulations to BTS!