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BTS’ new album reaches over 1.5 million pre-orders in South Korea

/ 09:21 PM July 26, 2018

BTS. Image: K-Pop Herald

K-pop group BTS has sold over 1.5 million of its “Love Yourself: Answer” album locally, K-Pop Herald reports.

Their agency, Big Hit Entertainment, announced that the upcoming album reached a total of 1,511,910 orders after being released in July 18. The pre-order period ended on July 25. This marks the highest number of pre-orders of BTS.

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The pre-order sales for “Love Yourself: Answer” narrowly beat the sales of their previous release, “Love Yourself: Tear”, with the former selling 62,000 more pre-orders than the latter.

Apart from this, “Love Yourself: Answer” also claimed the number one spot in Amazon’s CDs and vinyl category for seven days.

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The boys continue to chart on the Billboard 200 as this is their ninth straight week on the top 200 charts, with “Love Yourself: Tear” ranking number 49.

“Love Yourself: Answer” will be released on Aug. 24, a day before the boys will kick start their “Love Yourself” world tour at the Seoul Olympic Stadium. JB

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