RM's 2nd solo album ranks 5th on the US 'Billboard 200'
RM's 2nd solo album ranks 5th on the US 'Billboard 200'
RM has set another new record on the US Billboard chart.

According to the chart preview article posted by Billboard, an American music media outlet, on its official website on the 3rd (Korean time), BTS RM's 2nd solo album 'Right Place, Wrong Person', released on the 24th of last month, topped the main album chart 'Billboard 200'. (as of June 8) ranked 5th. RM's new album recorded 43,000 album sales, 7,500 SEA units (sales converted to the number of streaming times), and 3,500 TEA units (sales converted to the number of digital music downloads).

With this, RM entered the 'Billboard 200' for the third time in terms of individual work, following the mixtape 'mono.' (26th place) in 2018 and 'Indigo' (15th place) in 2022. In particular, 'Indigo' ranked 3rd on this chart, and 'Right Place, Wrong Person' ranked 5th, making RM the first K-pop solo singer to have two works in the top 5 of the Billboard 200 in a row. .

Meanwhile, 'Right Place, Wrong Person' deals with moments when you feel like a 'stranger who does not fit in' and contains a total of 11 songs, including the title song 'LOST!'. The new album received rave reviews from overseas media, including “a beautiful and interesting work of art” (NME) and “a fascinating musical journey proven by the leader of BTS” (Hypebeast), and was evaluated as establishing an expanded musical world for solo artist RM. .

Reporter Junho Yoon, Ten Asia delo410@tenasia.co.kr translated by google