bts may be on an indefinite hiatus, but the South Korean boy group’s work has definitely made history and they are among the top 50 artists sold in the history of the music industry.

With only 9 years of career, the South Korean group appears with more than 105 million equivalent units sold, between albums and singles, and ranks 46th among the best-selling artists in history. The information is from the website of ChartMasters.

The position puts the group ahead of bigger names in music and with longer careers, such as Rihanna, Drake, Backstreet Boys, Justin Bieber Y Adele. The Top 10 best-selling artists of all time, of course, goes to the British band the Beatleswith madonna as the only woman in the top 10. Check out the top 10:

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the Beatles – 419,736,000
Michael Jackson – 334,415,000
Elvis Presley – 318,657,000
What in – 274,577,000
madonna– 245,766,000
The Rolling Stones – 242,423,000
pink floyd – 235,824,000
Led Zeppelin – 205,614,000
Elton John – 204,194,000
U2 – 199,653,000

The announcement that the members of BTS will focus on solo projects in the future surprised fans. HYBEthe company responsible for the group’s career, said the pause “It’s not real“. Now it was the turn of Jungkook to reinforce the statement:

We BTS are not going to separate. BTS will be forever