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Posted by jennywill AKP STAFF Saturday, February 16, 2019

BTS is the #1 Korean artist with foreign sales

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BTS is the Korean artist with the largest international sales last year.

According to Gmarket, 'Love Yourself: Tear' was the #1 selling album last year to overseas customers. The percentage of sales was 21% for all BTS albums, meaning that BTS by themselves made up 1/5th of all sales. According to Gmarket, the number of international sales of books/CDs went up 62% since 2017, and the number of idol goods sold overseas also jumped 54%.

Congratulations to BTS.

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bright_light2,747 pts Sunday, February 17, 2019 2
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That's incredible BTS by themselves, for people from other fandoms to think that they aren't making that big of an impact or elevating kpop as a whole to levels it's never been are really delusional, the numbers speak for themselves

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darkangel4521,946 pts Sunday, February 17, 2019 1
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1/5 of ALL sales?! Just one group!? Wow, they are amazing.


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