BTS’s album WINGS has been selected as the best-selling album of 2016.
According to the “2016 Wrap-up Album Chart” released by Gaon on January 13th, BTS’s second full album WINGS recorded 751,301 units sold, taking the first place spot. Their total sales volume and Gaon chart ranking from last year together gave them the highest number.
Together with this, the special album HYYH: Young Forever, released last May, took the 4th spot with 368,369 units, the album proved strong in the charts.
At the close of 2016, BTS won Artist of the Year at the MAMAs and Album of the Year at the MelOn Music Awards, consecutively sweeping grand prizes. Both in name and in reality, they have proven themselves to be idols.
Also, they are the sole artists among Korean singers to have their name appear in four categories on America’s Billboard 2016 Year-End Chart, reconfirming their worldwide popularity and influence.
Next month on the 18th and 19th, they will have their WINGS Tour Seoul Concert at the Gocheok Skydome and then begin their world tour.