EXO’s new album is sweeping charts worldwide!
The group released their new album “The War” on July 18 at 6 p.m. KST, featuring the title track “Ko Ko Bop.” Their new releases quickly went on to grab top spots on many Korean music charts, and the album’s popularity on the largest Korean music site Melon even caused the site to crash.
EXO’s popularity is showing internationally as well, with the album taking the No. 1 spot on 36 global iTunes albums charts at once.
On July 19 at 9:20 a.m. KST, “The War” sits at No. 1 on the iTunes albums chart in the following countries and territories: Argentina, Australia, Belarus, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Finland, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Kazakhstan, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Mexico, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, and Vietnam.
“The War” is also currently No. 2 on the iTunes album chart in the United States, Brazil, France, and more.
Updated July 19 KST:
EXO has taken the top spot on 41 iTunes albums charts worldwide! This is the highest number ever for a K-pop artist.