TVXQ Tops Japan Oricon Weekly Chart 11 Times, 'A First for a Foreign Artist'
By Staff Writer | July 17, 2012 07:45 AM EDT
Their single, which was released on July 11 in Japan, ranked first place on the Oricon Daily Single Chart and continued to stay first until they eventually ranked first on the Oricon Weekly Chart as well.
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This is the 11th time that TVXQ has ranked first on the Oricon Weekly Single Chart. TVXQ's single has now sold more than 3 million copies.
Oricon has announced through its chart hompage news feed that, "TVXQ's new single has topped the Oricon Weekly Single Chart as it has sold 152,000 copies. TVXQ has sold a total of 3.1 million copies of their single. This has broken the record of the American Duo, The Carpenters, who had set the record with 3 million copies, 10 years and 10 months ago.
Also, TVXQ has reset their own record of ranking first 10 times on the Oricon Weekly Single Chart as a foreign artist with its single, STILL, which released in March.
TVXQ has recently completed their tour with a total of 550,000 fans as well as their fan meeting with a total of 100,000 fans, proving their popularity in Japan.
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