From TVXQ to Girls’ Generation, its no secret Japan has become by far one of the biggest hot spots for Korean artists to expand their talent, into the world’s 2nd highest selling music distributor. But which artist has had the biggest debut in sales so far?
Despite not taking the no.1 spot when they debuted, Girls’ Generation charmed the people of Japan with their debut single “Genie” selling 44,907 in 2010, making them the no.1 Korean female group with highest debut sales.
On the other hand Jang Geun Suk who made his debut less than 2 weeks ago with “Let Me Cry” sold an impressive 119,149 copies, not only breaking an Oricon record, but making him the no.1 soloist on the list.
Finally MBLAQ not only ranks as the highest debut sales by a male group, but they also broke a record becoming the 1st group to chart no.1 on the Daily Charts.
Check out the list below:
01. Jang Geun Suk 119,149
02. SNSD “Genie” 44,907
03. MBLAQ “Your Luv” 40,281
04. KARA “Mister” 29,238
05. Beast “Shock” 28,532
06. Big Bang “Heaven” 26,039
07. BoA “ID Peace B” 14,740
08. Supernova 8,542
09. ZE:A “Love letter/My only wish” 8,273
10. SES “Meguriau Sekai” 7,390
11. Se7en “Hikari” 7,303
12. 4MINUTE “Muzik” 4,241
13. FT Island “One Way” 4,043
14. CN Blue “The Way” 3,353
15. DBSK “Hug” 2,502
Did your favorite artist sell as much as you expected?
Source : GoKpop
Oricon recently released their daily charts for April 26th and various Korean releases made it onto the chart…who topped it? Take a look!
Up in the number one position we have Jang Geun Suk’s single ‘Let me Cry’ with 56,923 copies sold, followed by Shoujo Jidai(known more commonly as Girls’ Generation) made it onto second place with their third Japanese maxi single, ‘Mr. Taxi/Run Devil Run’ with 40,194 copies sold!
Kara and F.T. Island also made it onto the chart, Kara coming in at 11 and F.T. Island at number 25.
Congratulations to everyone who made it onto the chart!! It looks like Oricon this week will be a battle between Girls’ Generation and Jang Geun Suk. Who do you think will come out on top?
Source : GoKpop