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
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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.
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