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K-pop supergroup BTS tops Billboard 200 chart again

The album is the final part of the 'Love Yourself' trilogy
Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Rap Monster, Jimin, V and JungKook of the South Korean boy band 'BTS'  Getty Images

Another album, another No 1 hit. BTS has reached the top of the Billboard 200 charts yet again with their newest album Love Yourself: Answer.

The new record features the lead single Idol, which has also made headlines last week for becoming the most-watched YouTube music video in 24 hours. It broke a record held previously by Taylor Swift by getting 45 million views versus Swift's 43.2 million.

Back in May, they made history as the first K-pop act to top the Billboard 200 charts with Love Yourself: Tear. BTS consists of seven members: Suga, J-Hope, Rap Monster, Jimin, V, Jungkook and Jin. The group is currently in the midst of starting the North American leg of their "Love Yourself" world tour.


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Updated: September 3, 2018 10:29 PM

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