BTS has one of the best selling albums in the world. The South Korean group demonstrates its popularity and talent with this award.
The IFPI is in charge of representing the music industry in the world, it makes different reports of sales, popularity and positions of different artists on charts .
This institution also carries out campaigns for the rights of authors, producers, lyricists and interpreters, in different markets and genres.
It has announced the list of the 10 best-selling albums in history , it is a ranking that counts the discounted, released or relaunched record materials of the year 2019 , artists such as Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran and Ariana Grande are in this count.
The top of these ten albums is delimited with the combination of world sales , physical and digital album downloads to classify the best CDs of the year under these schemes.
The boys of BTS could not miss in this list of the IFPI , they are in third place with ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’, which managed to sell more than 2 million units globally , which was released on April 12 of 2019 and carried out the promotions with ‘Boy with Luv’ ft. Heize.
This BTS album became number one in countries like New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States, it was the first time that a South Korean group had these positions on charts in these territories.
‘Map of the Soul: Persona’ contains 7 tracks : Persona , Boy With Luv, Mikrokosmos, Make It Right, HOME, Jamais Vu, Dionysus, and the album has won awards such as the Mnet Asian Music Award for Album of the Year, Golden Disk Awards for the same category and the Seoul Music Awards for the ‘ Record of the year’.
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— IFPI (@IFPI_org) March 19, 2020