Akdong Musician’s “Winter” Album Tops Global Music Charts
Sibling duo Akdong Musician dominated music charts right after the release of their new album.
When their new album “Winter” was released on January 3, one of their double title tracks “Last Goodbye” rose to number one on Genie, Olleh Music, Naver Music, Bugs, Soribada, and Mnet as of 2 p.m. KST that same day.
“Last Goodbye” is an acoustic song with Akdong Musician’s emotive vocals. Written and produced by Akdong Musician’s Lee Chan Hyuk, the song expresses the longings of past relationships.
Akdong Musician’s popularity is spreading to other countries as well.
As of 2:05 p.m. on the release date, “Winter” topped the iTunes charts in Indonesia, Panama, and Vietnam. It was in second place in Hong Kong and Thailand, third place in Singapore, and seventh place in Taiwan. Therefore, Akdong Musician’s album was able to rise to take a spot on the top 10 album charts in seven countries.
How are you enjoying their new album?