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A South Korean pop act has [reached / reacted] number one in the U.S. album charts for the first time [never / ever] . The boy band BTS debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart with [them / their] new album, "Love Yourself: Tear". The seven-member K-pop band released their album [in / on] May 18. It sold 135,000 copies in the week [ending / end] May 24, including CDs and streamed music. The album is the second top-10 hit for K-pop. The first K-pop [enter / entry] into the Billboard 200 albums chart was [also / well] an album by BTS. The group thanked their [fans / fan] on social media by tweeting: "It's wonderful and very [underwhelming / overwhelming] . Thank you everyone who has listened to our music. We will keep doing [your / our] best."

BTS was formed [by / to] the Big Hit Entertainment company in 2013. The group quickly became a big success in Korea with their [rebut / debut] song "No More Dream". They won [few / several] New Artist of the Year awards. Their [popularity / popular] soon spread overseas and they [started / starred] to get many fans in Japan and the USA. They have a [hug / huge] following on social media. In March 2016, they [broke / break] the world record for the most re-tweeted artist on Twitter. In December 2017, they were the most tweeted about [celebrities / celebrations] on Earth, being liked or re-tweeted over half a billion times. BTS' new album [is / be] performed mostly in the Korean language. Even though there is very little English on the album, they have sold [out / in] concert tours in the USA.

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