TVXQ Breaks 3.1 Million Copies in Single Sales, Overseas Artist with Most Singles Sold in Japan

By Staff Writer | July 16, 2012 10:43 PM EDT

TVXQ Breaks 3.1 Million Copies in Single Sales, Overseas Artist with Most Singles Sold in Japan
TVXQ Breaks 3.1 Million Copies in Single Sales, Overseas Artist with Most Singles Sold in Japan (Photo : SM Entertainment)

TVXQ topped the Oricon weekly singles chart once again with their new Japanese single "Android."

Like Us on Facebook

The new single "Android" released on July 11 claimed the top spot on the daily singles chart for six consecutive days in a row and now according to Oricon Japan on July 17, TVXQ rose to the top on Oricon weekly singles chart.

This marks the duo's eleventh time atop the Oricon weekly singles chart and has sold over a total of 3,104,000 copies of its entire singles so far.

Oricon homepage revealed TVXQ topped the Oricon weekly chart with 152,000 copies sold in the first week. Thus the duo made history by selling a total of 3,104,000 copies of its entire singles so far breaking the old record of 10 year and 10 month, set by American duo The Carpenters, who sold 3,002,000 copies.

TVXQ's previous single "Still" released last March also placed first on the Oricon singles weekly chart making the group to have their tenth win on the weekly chart, which was a first for an overseas artist and now their single have extended their record proving the duo's immense popularity.

TVXQ has now made history of becoming an oversea artist with the most singles sold in Japan.

 

Tagged :  TVXQ, Android

Featured

Editorial 01.24.15 | 01:40PM EST

Spanish In K-Pop: Diversity In The Hallyu Wave

We've compiled a list of 7 songs by K-pop idols that have verses in Spanish or are entirely in the language.

Editorial 01.24.15 | 01:33PM EST

Exercise Like A K-Pop Star: The Best Workouts To Get As Fit As An Idol

If you're looking for some variety in your workout routine, try staying fit like some of your favorite stars.

Exclusive 01.23.15 | 03:22PM EST

Win Tickets To See DJ Doc Live In Los Angeles [GIVEAWAY]

KpopStarz is giving away tickets to see Come Back Party DJ Doc with Kim Hyun Jung on January 31.

Scandals 01.22.15 | 12:22PM EST

EXO Teaser Art Plagiarism Scandal Reportedly Resolved As Agreement Is Reached Between VM Productions & Swedish Artist Erik Soderberg

The director in charge of the production company released a statement about what happened.

KpopStarz Is Looking For Enthusiastic Entertainment Contributors Reach Millions On The Web.
Real Time Analytics