Bagntan Boys Holds US Billboard World Album Charts Top 10 for 14 Weeks Consecutive

Hyo Kyung Kim, March 11, 2016, 9:39 a.m.


BTS entered US Billboard world album chart Top 10 for 14 consecutive weeks. According to recent Billboard world album chart, BTS ranked the 10th place with the mini album ‘THE MOOD FOR LOVE pt.2’ which was released on last November. They entered Top 10.

‘THE MOOD FOR LOVE pt.2’ ranked the 1st place in US world album chart one week after the release on November last year. And after six weeks, they ranked the 1st place for 4 consecutive weeks. They got the title as the group that ranked the 1st place for the longest period as K-Pop artist.

Bagntan Boys, also known as BTS, is a seven-member South Korean boy group formed by Big Hit Entertainment. The name of the band, Bangtan Sonyeondan, is a combination of "방탄" which means bulletproof and "소년단" which means boy scouts. They debuted on June 13, 2013 with the song "No More Dream" from their first album, 2 Cool 4 Skool.

BTS has won several "New Artist of the Year" awards, including those at the 2013 MelOn Music Awards and Golden Disk Awards, and the 2014 Seoul Music Awards. A year after their debut, they received major bonsang awards for Dark & Wild and The Most Beautiful Moment In Life, Part 1.

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