It seems like more and more Korean pop acts are gaining attention because of their unique music styles as they take over the international music charts. It has just been revealed that four K-Pop artists have nabbed the top spots of Billboard’s music charts.

Billboard has released the recent rankings in their World Album charts for the week of October 28, 2017, and three K-Pop idol groups and a solo act has taken the top five spots excluding the third place, which is filled up by Celtic Thunder for their “Inspirational” album for two straight weeks.

BTS tops Billboard World Albums

BTS, otherwise referred to as Bangtan Boys or Beyond The Scene, has been enjoying massive attention lately especially from the international music scene. The idol boy group hailing from Big Hit Entertainment recently released their latest extended play, “Love Yourself: Her.”

“Love Yourself: Her” consists of nine new songs including the group’s new title track “DNA” and two hidden tracks that can only be found on the physical album. This EP also features Andrew Taggart from The Chainsmokers, who worked on the idol group’s new song “Best of Me.”

The new album has received love from all over the world and have created new milestones for the boys.

Their latest achievement is securing no. 1 for four consecutive weeks on Billboard’s World Album charts, making BTS this week’s greatest gainer.

Three new K-Pop acts on Billboard

For the first time in K-Pop history, four Korean artists have taken over the top spots of an international music chart. Aside from BTS who secured the top spot, GOT7, EXO’s Lay, and NU'EST W have just debuted on Billboard’s updated World Music charts.

JYP Entertainment's GOT7 released their latest and seventh extended play, “7 for 7” on October 10 and it debuted on Billboard’s World Music charts at second place. The group's new EP consists of seven new tracks including their new title single “You Are.”

EXO’s member Lay took the fourth spot in the said world music charts with his newly released album, “Lay 02 Sheep.” This is Lay’s first studio album, which features ten tracks and includes his two new main tracks, “Sheep” and “I Need U.”

Meanwhile, the new sub-unit of NU'EST called NU’EST W made their debut with the release of their first extended play titled “W, Here” that includes their title track, “Where You At.” The new EP has taken the fifth spot in the aforementioned international music chart on their first week.

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