BTS’ ‘LOVE YOURSELF: ANSWER’ FEATURING ALI TAMPOSI & LIZA OWEN COLLABS DEBUTS AT #1 ON BILLBOARD 200
K-pop supergroup BTS’ latest album Love Yourself: Answer debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart this week. The album features lead single “Idol” co-written by Ali Tamposi, an additional bonus version of “Idol” featuring Nicki Minaj, and track “Airplane Pt.2” co-written by Ali Tamposi and Liza Owen. The album, with 185,000 unit sales, breaks multiple records including the third-largest week of 2018 for a pop album. Following the group’s previous #1 album Love Yourself: Tear, which dropped back in June, this also makes BTS the first pop act since 2014 with two #1 albums in less than a year.
Furthermore, this marks Reservoir’s 14th #1 album on the Billboard 200 chart since the start of 2018.
Single “Idol” also made history with the biggest YouTube 24-hour debut of all time, racking up over 45 million views. The music video for the hype cut has since garnered an impressive 129 million+ views since its release on August 24th.
Watch the music video for “Idol” and stream below: