2017 had been a big year (financially) for BTS' label, Big Hit Entertainment, mainly thanks to BTS' success.
BTS bringing in the $$ for Big Hit Entertainment!
According to the Big Hit Entertainment Audit Report released on March 22, the entertainment agency made a net profit of about USD 23M, which is a 173% increase from last year's. Big Hit's assets have also increased to USD 57M, which is 221% of that of last year.
BTS' album LOVE YOURSELF: Her released in September last year has been a smashing success, with over 1.49M copies sold according to the Gaon Charts. The band's world tour "BTS LIVE TRILOGY EPISODE III: WINGS TOUR" which sold out every performance. Thanks to exposure on major TV shows in the U.S., BTS' international fandom is ever-growing, which also contributed to the increase in overall sales in every category.
A representative at Big Hit Entertainment explained that "2017 was BTS' most financially successful year, making it Big Hit's most successful year ever since its launch in 2005."
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