CNBLUE, The Boss, SHU-I, Wonder Girls and more in this week's Oricon rankings
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Another few releases by Korean artists were spotted in this week’s Oricon rankings. The first one, the daily single chart, features idol rock band CNBLUE‘s 3rd major single “Come On”. The release got to a 4th spot in the daily charts, two spots above another Korean act. The Boss‘s 6th Japanese single “Honki Magic” got to the 6th place on the first day of its release.
The weekly single rankings was lead by U-Kiss‘s “Dear My Friend” which sold 22,503 copies and got to an 8th place on the weekly rankings. MYNAME‘s debut single “Message”, got a a 14th spot with 12,433 copies sold since its release day last week.
SHU-I‘s first full length Japanese album “NEXTAGE” sold 12,095 copies since its first day now a week ago. It got them to a 8th place on the weekly rankings, followed by Wonder Girls‘ debut “Nobody for Everybody” which sold 7,460 and made it to the 14th spot.
Releases for the next weeks include releases by A-Jax (08/08), FT ISLAND (08/08), 2AM (08/08), Secret (22/08), 4minute (22/08), Boyfriend (22/08), GUYZ (22/08), ZE:A (24/08), B1A4 (29/08), 2NE1 (29/08), Supernova (29/08), 2PM (29/08), Infinite (29/08)…and many more!
04. CNBLUE – Come On (08/01)
06. The Boss – Honki Magic (08/01)
08. U-Kiss – Dear My Friend (07/25) 22,503 copies
14. MYNAME – Message (07/25) 12,433 copies
18. TVXQ – Android (07/11) 8,644 copies
27. Girls’ Generation – Paparazzi (06/27) 3,512 copies
31. IU – You & I (07/18) 2,759 copies
48. Kim Hyunjoong – HEAT (07/04) 1,897 copies
08. SHU-I – NEXTAGE (07/25) 12,095 copies
14. Wonder Girls – Nobody for Everybody (0725) 7,460 copies
16. Super Junior – Sexy, Free & Single (07/06) 6,591 copies (Korean Release)
Source: Single (Daily & Weekly), Album (Daily & Weekly)
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