BTS This Week – Week Ending 21 April 2019

On this week’s show:

  • Data Drop
  • News
    • Scenery officially registered by KOMCA
    • BTS Twitter follower count reaches new high
    • More Jungian psychology
    • BWL dance practice video released
    • BWL sets YouTube records
    • BTS on Time’s Most Influential list
    • SK promo appearances
    • BTS on CBS This Sunday
    • World domination begins
  • Next Week
  • Final Word

Data Drop

BT21 Universe Episode 3: A to Z

Billboard Social 50

Billboard World Albums

Amazon US Bestsellers

Amazon US Bestsellers of 2019 (So Far)


The KCMA Has Officially Recognised BTS’s V As A Music Producer (Koreaboo)

@BTS_twt account

Speaking of Jung, Episode 44: Map of the Soul – Persona

Jung lovers: BTS delve into psychology on their album, Map of the Soul (BBC)

New Boy With Luv dance practice video

Record-setting Boy With Luv music video

BTS single “Boy With Luv” smashes three records on YouTube (Guinness World Records)

BTS profile on Time’s list of 100 Most Influential People of 2019, written by Halsey

YouTube playlist of this week’s promo appearances in South Korea

CBS This Sunday segment aired 21 April 2019 and behind the scenes of BWL choreo practice

BTS Scores Third No. 1 Album on Billboard 200 Chart With ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’ (Billboard)

BTS Meets the Beatles and the Monkees in Billboard Chart History With ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’ (Billboard)

Korean pop sensation BTS go to top of UK album charts (Telegraph)

Persona and BWL debut chart numbers:

Country Persona Boy With Luv
Global YouTube #1
Australia #1 #10
1st Korean group to chart 10 songs in Australia
South Korea #1
Japan #1
UK #1 #13
1st Korean act to have #1 album
#71 Make It Right, #74 Mikrokosmos
Scotland #1 #14
#79 Mikrokosmos, #84 Make It Right
New Zealand #1
USA #1 #10
Canada #1
Netherlands #2 #58
Sweden #2 #29
Heatseeker: #4 Make It Right, #5 Mikrokosmos, #13 HOME
Germany #3
BTS’ 1st top 10 album
Belgium/Flanders #3
Norway #3
Finland #3
France #5
Italy #5
Ireland #6 #14
BTS’ highest charting album in Ireland
Belgium/Wallonia #16
India Spotify #1

Next Week

22 April – BBMA Top Social Artist voting begins

23 April – LY Seoul Blu-ray release

24 April – Fact Music Awards

25 April – Fansign in SK

26 April – Music Bank appearance and fansign

28 April – SBS Superconcert in Gwangju


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