Billboard has shared its World Albums chart for the week ending in August 22!

BTS’s Japanese album “Map of the Soul: 7 ~The Journey~” shoots to the top of the chart, now in its fifth week in the rankings. While the album came out in July, its physical CD version was released on August 7, leading to a rise in sales numbers. “Map of the Soul: 7 ~The Journey~” also entered the Top 20 of the Billboard 200 chart this week.

BTS’s Korean album “Map of the Soul: 7” takes No. 3 (25 weeks on the chart).

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Map of the Soul: 7 is the fourth studio album by BTS. It was released on February 21, 2020 with “ON” serving as the album’s title track.

The album has sold more than four million copies becoming the best-selling album on South Korea of all time.

“Love Yourself: Answer” is No. 4 (103 weeks)

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Love Yourself: Answer (Love Yourself 結 ‘Answer’) is the second special album by BTS. It was released on August 24, 2018 with “Idol” serving as the album’s title track.

The album consists a total of 25 songs including six new tracks, two previously-revealed tracks (“Euphoria” and “Epiphany”), a full-length version of “Serendipity”, songs featured on Love Yourself: Her and Tear, and remixes.

The physical album consists of four versions: S, E, L, and F

NCT 127’s “Neo Zone” is No. 5 (23 weeks)

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NCT #127 Neo Zone is the second studio album by NCT 127. It was released on March 6, 2020 with “Kick It” serving as the album’s title track.

The physical album comes in 3 CD versions (N, C, and T) and in Kihno kit.

The video for “Dreams Come True” was released on January 27, 2020.

BTS’s “Map of the Soul: Persona” is No. 6 (70 weeks)

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Map of the Soul: Persona is the sixth mini album by BTS. It was released on April 12, 2019 with “Boy With Luv (feat. Halsey)” serving as the album’s title track.

This album was the best-selling album of 2019 in South Korea and third best-selling album of 2019 in the world! This album is currently the second best-selling album in South Korea of all time.

As of 2020, the album has sold more than three million copies

Stray Kids’ “GO生” (“Go Live”) grabs No. 7 (nine weeks)

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GO生 (GO Live) is the first studio album by South Korean boy group, Stray Kids. It was released on June 17, 2020 with “God’s Menu” serving as the album’s title track.

The physical release includes a limited version and three regular versions (labeled A, B, and C).

The album includes previously released singles like “Mixtape : Gone Days”, “Mixtape : On Track”, and the OSTs “TOP” and “SLUMP”.

BTS’s “Love Yourself: Tear” rises one spot to No. 8 (105 weeks)

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Love Yourself: Tear (LOVE YOURSELF 轉 ‘Tear’) is the third studio album by BTS. It was released on May 18, 2018 with “FAKE LOVE” serving as the album’s title track.

The album was the second best-selling album of 2018 in South Korea. As of 2020, the album has sold more than two million copies.

SuperM’s “SuperM: The 1st Mini Album” is No. 9 (43 weeks)

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SuperM is the debut mini album by SuperM. It was released on October 4, 2019 with “Jopping” serving as the album’s title track.

The physical album comes in 8 different versions: an individual edition for each member and a “united” version. A Korean edition of the albums were released with 8 additional versions, similar to the previous ones.

BLACKPINK’s “Kill This Love” maintains the No. 10 spot (41 weeks) a

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Kill This Love is the second Korean mini-album by BLACKPINK. It was released on April 5, 2019 with “Kill This Love” serving as the album’s title track and “Don’t Know What To Do” as a sub-title track

BTS’s “Love Yourself: Her” rises to No. 12 (90 weeks)

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Love Yourself: Her (LOVE YOURSELF 承 ‘Her’) is the fifth mini album by BTS. It was released on September 18, 2017 with “DNA” serving as the album’s title track.

The album was the best-selling album of 2017 in South Korea.[1] As 2020, the album has sold more than two million copies

“BTS WORLD” rounds off the chart at No. 15 (52 weeks)

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BTS World: Original Soundtrack is the soundtrack album by BTS for their Netmarble mobile game BTS World. It was released on June 28, 2019 with “Heartbeat” serving as the album’s title track.

This album was the fifth best-selling album of 2019 in South Korea.

Congratulations to Artists!