[엑스포츠뉴스=조재용 기자] BIGBANG is setting new records in China, proving their international popularity.
Album “D” unveiled in China on July 1 sold 653,102 copies on QQ Music Digital Album category. This is a record-breaker in China, selling the volume in the shortest period of time. Apart from this BIGBANG’s “M”, “A”, and “D” from the MADE SERIES sold a total of 1.6 million copies.
Despite strong releases by the local artists, BIGBANG’s “if you” and “SOBER” occupied the top two slots on QQ Music while “SOBER” is #1, “BANG BANG BANG” and “WE LIKE 2 PARTY” are at #2 and #4 on the music video chart. “LOSER” and “BAE BAE” are at #6 and #8. A whopping 5 videos of BIGBANG are ranked within the top 10, proving enormous popularity in China.
Their performance is equally incredible in South Korea as well. “if you” topped 7 major charts including Melon, Genie, Olleh, Bugs, Soribada, Naver and Monkey 3 as of 8am on July 4. The second track “SOBER” is ranked at #2 on Genie, Bugs, Soribada and Naver as well.
On iTunes singles chart, “if you” ranked #1 on 7 iTunes around the world including Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Vietnam and Laos.
The music video of “SOBER” continues to attract viewers as well. As of 8am on July 4, it attracted 6.12 million views, surpassing 6 million in just 4 days.
BIGBANG is breaking records home and aboard, and all eyes are on the quintet to see where they go from here.
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