BTS, NewJeans and More Top Billboard’s World Albums Chart

BTS, NewJeans and More Top Billboard’s World Albums Chart

Various K-pop artists topped Billboard’s World Albums chart over the week-long period ended March 4, 2023.

See who made the table!

K-Pop Artists Top Billboard World Albums Chart

Billboard has officially announced its World Albums Chart, which featured star-studded K-pop artists.

On the chart, TXT has completed its fourth consecutive week on the World Albums Chart with the album The Name Chapter: TEMPTATION.

(Photo: TXT Twitter)

It also held the top 12 on the Billboard 200 for its fourth week. It is also the first Korean album since 2020 to chart in the top 15 on the Billboard 200 for four consecutive weeks.

ATEEZ’s single album SPIN OFF: FROM THE WITNESS made a comeback on the World Albums Chart, peaking at #2.

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(Photo: Twitter ATEEZ)

With its placement, the album marked its sixth week on the charts. “SPIN OFF: FROM THE WITNESS” also stayed on the Billboard 200 for three weeks, making it the first ATEEZ album to do so.

Meanwhile, BTS’s anthology album, Proof, peaked at #5 on the World Albums Chart. The album spent its 37th consecutive week on the charts, followed by their previous album, Map of the Soul: 7, which peaked at #7 and completed its 127th non-consecutive week.

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In addition, BTS RM’s solo album “Indigo” reached the top 10 on the World Albums Chart and stayed at #10 on the chart for 12 consecutive weeks.

Stray Kids also entered the Billboard World Albums chart and maintained its #6 spot with their mini-album MAXIDENT, which survived its 17th week. Although not in a row, it was still a great performance for the boys’ group.


(Image: Facebook: TWICE)

TWICE’s album BETWEEN 1&2 also skyrocketed to #9 on the World Albums chart, marking its 22nd week on the chart.

They were followed by NewJeans, who ranked 11th with their first extended track, New Jeans. This marks the album’s 20th week on the World Albums Chart.

NCT 127’s studio album 2 Baddies peaked at number 13 and spent 23 consecutive weeks on the World Albums Chart.

BTS’ “Proof” reigns on Billboard 200 with highest group sales for 2022

In other news, BTS’ “Proof” also topped the top selling charts. On June 19, BTS secured #1 on the Top 200 Albums chart with their anthology album Proof.

The Top 200 Albums chart — a weekly record that ranks the most popular albums in the United States — gave BTS’ Proof the number one spot after selling 314,000 equivalent album units in the week ended June 16. It also included 266,000 album-only sales and 12,000 Track Equivalent Units (TEA).

It also achieved 26,000 Streaming Equivalent Album Units (SEA), representing 52.84 million on-demand streams in the first week since the album’s release.

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Congratulations to all the artists who made it onto the World Album Chart!

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Written by Israel Monte