BTS’ upcoming album “Love Yourself: Answer” has sold over 1.5 million albums nationwide, according to BTS’ management agency Big Hit Entertainment on Wednesday.
Preorders for the album began July 18 and ended Tuesday with a total of 1,511,910 orders, recording the highest number of preorders for BTS.
(Big Hit Entertainment)
“Love Yourself: Answer” sold 62,000 more preordered albums than “Love Yourself: Tear,” which was released in April. “Love Yourself: Answer” has also claimed the No. 1 spot in Amazon.com’s CDs & Vinyl category for seven days.
Meanwhile, “Love Yourself: Tear” has charted on Billboard 200 for nine straight weeks and ranks No. 49.
BTS will release “Love Yourself: Answer” on Aug. 24, a day before starting its “Love Yourself” world tour at Seoul Olympic Stadium.
By Chyung Eun-ju (email@example.com