BTS has built an impressive record for themselves.
According to BuzzAngle’s 2018 Year-End Report on U.S. music industry consumption, the boys are not only the top-selling Korean artist in America, they're #2 overall in terms of album sales right behind Eminem. The boys 'Love Yourself: Tear' was at #14 on the Top Albums by Sales chart with 212,953 sales, and 'Love Yourself: Answer' was at #18 with 199,865 sales. They are also the #15 artist by total consumption. BTS is also one of the two artists on the list with more than one album ranking.
In total, the boys sold a total of 603,307 albums cumulative, ahead of other artists such as Metallica, Lady Gaga, Imagine Dragons, Justin Timberlake, Ed Sheeran, Pink, Taylor Swift, Drake, and more.
You can check out the full report here.