G-Dragon Grabs Spot On Billboard 200 With Incredible US Sales For “Kwon Ji Yong”
G-Dragon’s new album “Kwon Ji Yong” has achieved amazing results in only one day of U.S. sales!
On June 13 KST, Billboard reported that “Kwon Ji Yong” has made its debut on the Billboard 200 chart at No. 192.
According to Nielsen Music, the album earned a little over 4,000 equivalent album units during the week ending in June 8, mostly from traditional album sales. This chart achievement for “Kwon Ji Yong” is incredible because his album was released on June 8, meaning G-Dragon took a spot on the Billboard 200 with only one day of recorded U.S. sales.
Billboard describes the Billboard 200 chart as “ranking the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA).”
G-Dragon also reigns over Billboard’s World Albums and Heatseekers Albums charts at No. 1 on the newest charts, which will be updated in full on June 13 local time.
Meanwhile, G-Dragon’s new album has had great chart success domestically, with his title track “Untitled, 2014” achieving its first perfect all-kill on June 12. “Kwon Ji Yong” also topped worldwide iTunes albums charts soon after its release, including in the United States.