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BTS single, album stay on Billboard charts

June 21,2018
K-pop boy band BTS’ latest record and its lead single made it to the competitive Billboard 200 albums chart and the Billboard 100 singles charts for the fourth week in a row, the group’s agency said Wednesday.

“Love Yourself: Tear,” the third full-length BTS album, released May 18, charted 20th on the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday after landing atop the list in the week starting May 27. The following week, it slipped to sixth place.

The album’s main track, “Fake Love,” ranked 71st on the Hot 100 chart this week, after the song placed 10th three weeks earlier.

Their agency Big Hit Entertainment said it was the first time a K-pop act had claimed a place both on the major Billboard album and single charts for a fourth straight week.

The BTS record also remained atop the Billboard World Music chart for a fourth week in a row.

This week also saw the septet conquer the top place of the Social 50 chart for the 79th week and claim sixth place on the Billboard Artist 100 chart.

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