BTS (RM, Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, V, and Jungkook) proved their strong popularity in the U.S. music market in 2018.

Forbes reported on January 6 (local time) that BTS made huge growth by ranking second in sales of its U.S. album in 2018.

"The BTS, which appeared as a comet in the U.S. music market in 2017, showed its sustainability in 2018," Forbes said, referring to the report on the U.S. music industry's consumption by BuzzAngle.

According to the report, BTS sold a total of 603,307 albums in the U.S. alone with two albums released last year. 

Among them, LOVE YOURSELF 轉 'Tear' recorded the cumulative sales volume of 212,953 copies of its third album, which was released in May last year, and the repackage album LOVE YOURSELF 結 ANnsweer, which was released in August, recorded a cumulative sales volume of 19.86 million copies.

These figures are ranked 14th and 18th respectively in Top Albums by Sales Chart. The album, which topped the chart, was a sound track of "The Greatest Showman," which recorded 1.2 million sales. The BTS's two albums have become the talk of the town since they were ranked No. 1 on the Billboard main album chart "Billboard 200" right after its release.

In the Top Artist By Album Sales Chart, she topped the list of top artists. It topped the Korean singers' albums with an overwhelming number. The first in the chart was U.S. singer Eminem, who sold 7755,027 copies. It is about 150,000 times ahead of BTS. The third to fifth honors went to Chris Stapleton, Metallica, Lady Gaga and Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper.

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