BTS, GOT7, NCT dominate Billboard 'World Albums' top 5
MANILA, Philippines – Korean pop (K-pop) idol groups BTS, GOT7, and NCT dominated the top 5 spots in Billboard's World Albums chart for the week ending March 24.
BTS' fifth extended play album Love Yourself: Her stayed strong for the 26th week in the World Albums Chart. It climbed two steps up previously from the 3rd spot, bouncing back as the number 1 album this week.
Released in September 2017, Love Yourself: Her first topped the charts in the week of October 7 last year. BTS' 2016 album Wings remained in the charts for the 39th week claiming the 15th spot from the previous week's rank 12.
All eyes are now on GOT7 as their new album Eyes on You jumped straight to the World Albums chart's rank 2 after its official release on Monday, March 12, earning them the Hot Shot Debut highlight of the week.
Boyband NCT's album NCT 2018 Empathy remained standing on the 5th podium from its chart debut in the previous week.
J-Hope's Hope World (EP) album ranked 7th while MAMAMOO's Yellow Flower (EP) ranked 8th. Solo K-pop artist HEIZE's Wish & Wind (EP) album meanwhile debuted this week at 9th spot.
Here is the full Billboard World Albums ranking for the week of March 24, 2018:
- Love Yourself: Her – BTS
- Eyes on You (EP) – GOT7
- Celtic Thunder X – Celtic Thunder
- Homecoming: Live From Ireland – Celtic Woman
- NCT 2018 Empathy – NCT
- Black Panther: Original Motion Picture Score – Soundtrack
- Hope World (EP) – J-Hope
- Yellow Flower (EP) – MAMAMOO
- Wish & Wind (EP) – HEIZE
- Voices Of Angels – Celtic Woman Featuring The Orchestra Of Ireland
- Inspirational – Celtic Thunder
- Beloved – Snatam Kaur
- Davicas – David Maldonado
- Je Dis Oui! – Pink Martini
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