South Korean boy band BTS to reach the first K-pop artist to number one on the US album charts.
The K-pop superstars are part of the so-called Korean wave, the global rise of the Korean music, theatre and film.
Known for their carefully choreographed dance-style and boyish good looks, the seven-member group is one of the best in the country to sell musical exports.
They developed a fiercely devoted fan base who call themselves the ARMY.
The new BTS new album, love Yourself: to get to the top of the Billboard 200 charts on Sunday, the sales, downloads and streams of albums.
It had been released earlier in may. His first single, Fake love, premiered at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.
Sung in Korean, the album is “the first in the first-line market No. 1 album in over 12 years,” according to Billboard.
For the week ending on 24 may, it came in 135,000 album-units, press the previous weeks chart topper Post Malone to number 2.
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BTS, in 2013, won have formed about the world-wide audience with their mixture of pop, R ‘ N ‘ B and hip hop.
The band members Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Rap Monster, Jimin, V and Jungkook – released albums in Korean and Japanese, and have as many as 10 million followers on social media.
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Despite not singing in English, BTS tours have been through the USA and sold-out halls in Los Angeles, Chicago and New York.
Their upcoming world tour in the USA and Canada, before coming to the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany and France.
All 14 North American dates are already sold out, including the opening of four consecutive concerts in the 21,000-capacity Staples Center in Los Angeles.
The dedicated BTS ARMY, their album is celebrating have been a success in the social media.
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The band has been performing since 2013. In the year 2017, their album Self-love: she was the first K-Pop album to crack the top 10 of the US album charts and rose to number seven.
It is also the number one hit on iTunes in more than 70 countries.
K-pop has been designed in South Korea in the 1990s as a Western-Asian hybrid, and is now a multi-million dollar industry with many of the bands win, the audience around the globe.