KEY POINTS

  • NCT 127's "Sticker" is at No. 4 on the Billboard World Albums Chart this week
  • Jeon Somi's first album debuted at No. 14 on the chart
  • Blackpink's "The Album" released in 2020 is at No. 13 on the chart this week

K-pop fever is showing no signs of waning even in the U.S. as seven albums climb top spots on Billboard World Albums Chart this week.

Seventeen’s “Attacca” leads the list as it comfortably holds the No. 2 spot for the second week now. Launched last October, “Attacca” is also the boyband’s first album to spend more than one week on the Billboard 200.

Another K-pop boyband is making waves in the international scene. NCT 127’s third studio album “Sticker” released in September holds the fourth spot on the World Albums Chart and is now on its seventh week in the chart in addition to its seventh week on Billboard 200 which ranks the most popular albums in the U.S.

“Sticker” is the second K-pop album of 2021 to chart on the Billboard 200 for seven weeks following TXT’s “The Chaos Chapter: Freeze.”

Rookie boy group Enhypen’s first studio album “Dimension: Dilemma” comes close at No. 5 and is now on its third week on the World Albums Chart.

Not to be outdone is global sensation BTS who placed three albums within the top 10 of the World Albums Chart this week.

BTS’ “Map Of The Soul: 7” came in at No. 6 while “Love Yourself: Answer" is at No. 7 and is currently on its 166th week in the chart since its launch in November 2020. Lastly, “BE” is at No. 9 in the chart.

Girl group Itzy’s first studio album “Crazy In Love” skyrocketed to No. 10 in the World Albums Chart this week and sat at the 10th spot followed by boyband TXT with its album “The Chaos Chapter: Freeze” at No. 11.

Blackpink’s “The Album” released in October 2020 is at No. 13 and is now on its 57th week on the chart.

Canadian/Korean singer Jeon Somi’s first full album “Xoxo” debuted at No. 14 on the World Albums chart this week.

Meanwhile, BTS and NCT 127 recently made history with impressive album sales which earned them certifications from the Gaon Charts and the Korea Music Contents Association.

BTS’ 2018 “Love Yourself: Answer” album has sold over three million copies in a tally released this month. “Love Yourself: Answer” is BTS’ fourth album to sell over three million copies including “Map Of The Soul: Persona,” "Map Of The Soul: 7” and “BE.”

Meanwhile, NCT 127’s “Sticker” has earned a double-platinum certification having sold over 500,000 copies since its release.

blackpink 22 22. “How You Like That” also broke a YouTube record - On June 26, 2020, Blackpink broke the record for biggest video premiere on the video streaming platform. Roughly 1.65 million fans watched the unveiling of their music video for “How You Like That,” the lead single from their first Korean-language studio album, “The Album.” Photo: Youtube/ BLACKPINK/ YG Entertainment