BTS creates history in Oricon charts with anthology album Proof

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It seems like there is no stopping the BTS members as all of them are basking high in the success of their latest anthology album Proof. Now, to add to this, the Bangtan Boys and the album have created yet another record that is sure to send the army into a frenzy. This time, the album has created a record in Oricon history! Yes, you heard it right.

 

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Proof’s Oricon journey

It was only recently that Japan’s Oricon chart announced that BTS topped the latest weekly album chart with Proof. BTS reportedly sold a total number of 514,000 copies of Proof in Japan in the week that started from June 13 to June 19, 2022, thereby setting a new record. Oricon stated and confirmed the same by saying that Proof did witness a whopping sale and has set a record for the highest first-week sales on the weekly album chart this year.

In addition to this, Proof now holds the record for the fifth-highest first-week sales in the Oricon chart history. By doing so, it has joined the bandwagon of its own releases like BTS, THE BEST, MAP OF THE SOUL: 7, etc., that were counted among the Top 5.

More on the record

It is not only Proof that has been created in Oricon’s history. It is because BTS has now become the first-ever foreign artist to top the weekly album chart with not one but ten different albums! The group has extended its record to holding the most number-one albums on the Oricon chart by any foreign artist.

About Yet to Come

The title track of Proof, Yet to Come (The Most Beautiful Moment) won the hearts of the audience from the very first day of its release. The title track from the anthology album Proof has recently gained over 40.3 million streams on the popular platform Spotify in the very first week. It makes Yet to Come the first-ever Korean act to gain the highest number of streams in the first week of its release.

As per the Official Single Chart Top 100 released by the Official Chart Company on June 17, 2022, BTS’ track Yet To Come has ranked in the 27th number while the other song Run BTS has climbed to the 62nd rank in the top 100 rankings.

The other tracks from the anthology album Proof like Run BTS, Born Singer, and For Youth have also accumulated multiple streams. Talking about Run BTS, it comes at #1 with a total number of 26 million streams, For Youth stands at #6 with a total number of almost 15 million streams, and Born Singer ranks at #7 with a total number of 12.6 million streams. As for Proof, it holds the record for the biggest debut album streams in the very first week of its release after having gained 222.4 million first-week streams on Spotify while setting an all-time smashing record.

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