BTS performs in New York during the American television variety show, ‘Saturday Night Live’, last Saturday, to promote the release of its new album. Photo: NBC

K-pop boy band BTS’ ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’ tipped to top US and UK album charts

  • Billboard says album, released last Friday, could sell up to 225,000 copies in US by Thursday as single, ‘Boy with Luv’, hits 100,000 YouTube views 38 hours after release
Topic |   K-pop idols

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BTS performs in New York during the American television variety show, ‘Saturday Night Live’, last Saturday, to promote the release of its new album. Photo: NBC
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K-pop boy band BTS appeared on Saturday’s American television variety show, Saturday Night Live, to promote Friday’s release of its single, ‘Boy With Luv’, and album, ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’. Photo: Big Hit

K-pop boy band BTS’ ‘Boy With Luv’ becomes fastest video to hit 100 million YouTube views

  • The single, from the group’s new album, ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’, hits the milestone 37 hours and 37 minutes after being added to video-sharing website
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K-pop boy band BTS appeared on Saturday’s American television variety show, Saturday Night Live, to promote Friday’s release of its single, ‘Boy With Luv’, and album, ‘Map of the Soul: Persona’. Photo: Big Hit
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