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BTS bags 2nd place in the Global Recording Artist of the Year Chart

South Korean boy band BTS took another award in the worldwide chart!

On February 26, International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) honored BTS as second place in Global Recording Artist of 2018. They won alongside with famous artists around the world following the huge global success of the group’s albums Love Yourself: Tear and Love Yourself: Answer, which were both released in 2018.

The IFPI is a non-profit organization which represents the music industry worldwide. According to IFPI, the basis of the Global Recording Artist of the Year chart includes the global streaming channels as well as the digital and physical album, and single sales.

The complete top 10 winners are as follow:

1. Drake

2. BTS

3. Ed Sheeran

4. Post Malone

5. Eminem

6. Queen

7. Imagine Dragons

8. Ariana Grande

9. Lady Gaga

10. Bruno Mars

Congratulations to BTS and ARMYs! We wish the group a success on their next projects.

Meanwhile, BTS will hold ‘Love Yourself, Speak Yourself’ World Tour in 2019. They have also released the ARMYPEDIA project for ARMYs around the world.

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