BTS’ Album ‘BE’ Debuts at No. 1 on the Billboard 200

by Jeremy Spirogis
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BTS launched their new album BE (Deluxe Edition) on Nov. 20. The album has eight tracks together with a skit and the band’s beforehand launched single “Dynamite.” On Nov. 29, Billboard introduced that BE debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200, changing into BTS‘ fifth No. 1 album on the chart.

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‘BE’ is BTS’ second No. 1 album of 2020

Not solely is BE BTS’ fifth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200, however it’s also their second No. 1 album of 2020. In February 2020, the Korean band launched Map of the Soul: 7 which debuted at No. 1 on the chart.

According to Billboard, BE achieved “242,000 units” and “album sales comprise 177,000, TEA units comprise 35,000 and SEA units comprise 30,000 (equating to 48.56 million on-demand streams of the album’s songs).”

The Okay-pop group is the primary group to earn two No. 1 albums in 2020, and BTS earned their fifth No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 in slightly over two years and 6 months.

Billboard stories that Future is the final act to attain this feat quicker than the Korean septet. The final group to attain 5 No. 1 albums quicker than BTS “was The Beatles, who strung collectively 5 No. 1s in just below two years and 5 months from Yesterday and Today (July 30, 1966) to its self-titled album (sometimes called the White Album, Dec. 28, 1968).”

Details about ‘BE’

There are eight tracks on BE: “Life Goes On,” “Fly To My Room,” “Blue & Grey,” “Skit,” “Telepathy,” “Dis-ease,” “Stay,” and “Dynamite.” “Fly To My Room” is a sub-unit music with Suga, J-Hope, Jimin, and V. “Stay” is carried out by Jin, RM, and Jungkook.

Originally, “Stay” was meant to be on Jungkook’s mixtape, however the music was reworked to suit on BE. Similarly, “Blue & Grey” was going to be on V’s mixtape, however the pop ballad now options all seven members.

“Telepathy” is a cool and upbeat observe and “Dis-ease” is old skool hip-hop. Midway via the album, “Skit” provides ARMY perception into BTS’ response after they came upon “Dynamite” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.

“Life Goes On” is the album’s lead single, and it’s a sentimental and comforting various hip-hop observe in regards to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. A music video for the music was launched on Nov. 20, and it reveals the members spending time collectively of their dorm as they fight to deal with their new regular. Toward the top, the music video modifications to black and white and reveals the BTS members performing “Life Goes On” in an empty area.

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BTS have been nominated for a Grammy Award

The group’s album BE debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 follows the information that BTS have been nominated for his or her first Grammy Award. On Nov. 24, the Recording Academy introduced that BTS have been nominated for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for his or her music “Dynamite.”

“Dynamite” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and the music spent a complete of three weeks at No. 1 on the chart. Before being nominated, the septet was the primary Korean act to ever current and carry out on the Grammy Awards.

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