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BTS' new album 'BE' tops iTunes charts in 90 countries

Members of K-pop band BTS pose for photographers during a press conference to introduce their new album 'BE' in Seoul, Nov. 20. AP
Members of K-pop band BTS pose for photographers during a press conference to introduce their new album 'BE' in Seoul, Nov. 20. AP

K-pop sensation BTS has topped 90 regional iTunes charts with its latest album titled "Be," the band's agency said Saturday.

Released the previous day, the band's fifth Korean-language studio album debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes Top Albums charts in 90 countries, including the United States and Britain, according to Bit Hit Entertainment.

At the same time, the title track, "Life Goes On," ranked first on the iTunes Top Songs chart in 90 countries.

Sales of the eight-track album, which also includes the chart-breaking single "Dynamite," have surpassed 200,000 copies, the agency added.

In a press conference in Seoul, Friday, the septet said they hoped their new songs would offer a message of hope to listeners around the world suffering from the protracted COVID-19 pandemic. (Yonhap)


Members of K-pop band BTS pose for photographers during a press conference to introduce their new album 'BE' in Seoul, Nov. 20. AP
Members of K-pop band BTS pose for photographers during a press conference to introduce their new album 'BE' in Seoul, Nov. 20. AP

K-pop sensation BTS has topped 90 regional iTunes charts with its latest album titled "Be," the band's agency said Saturday.

Released the previous day, the band's fifth Korean-language studio album debuted at No. 1 on the iTunes Top Albums charts in 90 countries, including the United States and Britain, according to Bit Hit Entertainment.

At the same time, the title track, "Life Goes On," ranked first on the iTunes Top Songs chart in 90 countries.

Sales of the eight-track album, which also includes the chart-breaking single "Dynamite," have surpassed 200,000 copies, the agency added.

In a press conference in Seoul, Friday, the septet said they hoped their new songs would offer a message of hope to listeners around the world suffering from the protracted COVID-19 pandemic. (Yonhap)



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