BTS Sets New Record on Japan′s Oricon Chart
Boy group BTS has set a new record on Japan′s Oricon Chart as the fastest overseas artist to receive 200,000 points.
According to Oricon′s recently published chart, BTS′ 7th Japanese single Blood Sweat & Tears, which was released on May 10, received a total of 238,795 Oricon points in it′s first week. Accordingly, the track topped Oricon′s weekly single chart at number 1. BTS was able to achieve over 200,000 thousand points on Oricon′s weekly single chart in less than 3 years since their debut in Japan. BTS′ debut track No More Dream (Japanese version) was released in June 2014.
Previously, in June 2015, BTS received their first number 1 ranking on Oricon′s weekly single chart with their 4th Japanese single For You.
Meanwhile, BTS released their 7th Japanese single album Blood Sweat & Tears, which includes the Japanese versions of Blood Sweat & Tears, Not Today and Spring Day on May 10. Since it′s release, the album has shown success by topping Oricon′s daily charts and also reaching number 1 on the iTunes′ charts in 13 countries around the world.
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