Suga, a member of the group BTS, has achieved second place on the U.S.
Billboard main album chart, the "Billboard 200," with his first solo album, "D-DAY." According to a preview article published on Billboard's website on the 6th of the previous month, "D-DAY," which Suga released on the 21st of the previous month under the name of his solo activity Agust D, reached second place on the Billboard 200, selling 140,000 copies.
Five K-pop teams, including BTS, have topped the chart, and Suga and Jimin have had the highest performance among K-pop soloists. RM, their teammate, ranked third on the chart as a K-pop soloist with "Indigo." In other words, three members of BTS are among the top 10 on the Billboard 200.
The "Billboard 200" ranking is based on traditional record sales scores, the number of times a song has been streamed (SEA), and the number of digital music downloads (TEA). "D-DAY" has 125,000 SEA units and 5,500 TEA units.
On the 1st of this month (local time), Suga appeared on NBC TV's talk show, "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," to perform "Haegeum," the title song of "D-DAY." Suga participated in the program as a solo artist about a year and nine months after appearing as a member of BTS in July 2021.
During the show, Suga discussed his solo world tour with "D-DAY." He will continue his world tour this month in Rosemont, Los Angeles, and Oakland.
Five K-Pop Acts, Including BTS, Top the Chart
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