EXOs 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 albums popularity on the largest Korean music site Melon even caused the site to crash.
EXOs 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.
Note: “The War” takes No. 1 on 36 charts at the time this article was published, with Korean source articles yet to reflect the update.