The Korean music group known as BTS has paid homage to their idol, Michael Jackson, in the past with tributes to the “King Of Pop”. The group’s past performances has even caught the eye of Jackson family members such as the nephew of Michael Jackson, Taj Jackson, who posted in the past how proud he was to see his uncle being honored by the group.
— Taj Jackson (@tajjackson3) December 5, 2020
Little did they know that they would end up making history like MJ with album rankings that have never been seen since the year Michael Jackson passed away.
BTS becomes the first act in over a decade to rank 3 albums in the top 10 of IFPI’s global pure album sales list since Michael Jackson. (#1, #2 & #8). Their fan following is huge and they took to Twitter to congratulate them on the accomplishment as you can see below.
1ST ACT SINCE MICHAEL JACKSON TO HAVE 3 ENTRIES
1ST ACT IN HISTORY TO EARN THE TOP 2 BEST SELLING ALBUMS IN IFPI
— lea⁷ 🍊 (@seokjinbit) March 11, 2021
— 💌Sea⁷♡(slow) (@nightflameee) March 11, 2021
first artist to ever appear on all of IFPI's 4 charts, bestselling artist of 2020, first Korean act to ever rank at #1 and first act to have 3 albums in the top 10 on IFPI’s list since Michael Jackson in 2009 … they’re insane pic.twitter.com/jU1RrBXF5D
— julia (@vcutdoII) March 11, 2021
best selling album yk, first artist with 3 in top 10 since michael jackson & did that with an album with one months worth of sales & a japanese album with less promotion. so i’m not really getting it
— bts lyric videos⁷ | read bio (@uhmoonchild) March 11, 2021
Currently BTS 🇮🇳 Trending Topics and trends under "For you"#BTSHistoryMakers #BTSBestSellingAlbums
BTS PAVED THE WAY
BTS WORLD DOMINATION
MICHAEL JACKSON pic.twitter.com/dQ4Nquq79b
— AtoV💜TaehyungBerry🍓 (@armyalfiya) March 11, 2021
this is the 2nd michael jackson record that BTS has broken
they also broke his 36 year old record of being #1 on Oricon mid year album chart with their album
Map of the Soul 7 The Journey which was #8 on todays IFPI best selling album of 2020(pure sales)
— ⁷ (@icanbyourgenie) March 11, 2021
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