BTS member Suga‘s first official solo album “D-Day” sold 1.07 million copies on its first day of release, setting a new record for the first-day sales of a K-pop solo artist!
“D-Day” was released under Suga’s solo alias “Agust D” on April 21, sold over 1.072 million copies according to Hanteo Chart. This figure surpasses the previous record of 1.021 million copies set by BTS member Jimin’s solo album “Face” last month.
This album is Suga’s first solo work in about three years since the mixtape “D-2” was released in May 2020, and it is also the final part of a three-part series that started with the mixtape “Agust D” released in 2016.
The album’s popularity has been reflected in the rankings on global music charts. “D-Day” topped the iTunes “Top Albums” chart in 67 countries, including the United States, Canada, and Australia, on April 22. The title track also topped the iTunes “Top Songs” chart in 86 countries, including the United Kingdom, Germany, and France, on the same day. The music video surpassed 16 million views as of the afternoon of April 23.