Half a dozen just-released tasks from a wholesome mixture of a few of the hottest boy bands, woman teams and solo stars within the South Korean music trade debut inside the highest 10 on the newest version of the Gaon Albums chart, which ranks the bestselling full-lengths, EPs and single albums in South Korea each week, taking a look at what number of copies had been shipped to shops.
Main the way in which is the highest-charting debut of this body, Tomorrow X Collectively’s The Chaos Chapter: Freeze, which opens in first place. The title, the band’s sophomore Korean-language set, brings the all-male vocal act to the summit for the fourth time of their profession.
After two consecutive turns atop the Gaon Albums chart, NCT Dream’s Sizzling Sauce is pushed off the throne by Tomorrow X Collectively’s newest launch. Sizzling Sauce stands out as not simply the bestselling title of the month of Might, when it was launched, however of 2021 in South Korea, because it’s about to go two million confirmed gross sales, in accordance with Gaon.
Monsta X launches their newest EP Considered one of a Sort at No. 3 on the Gaon Albums chart, giving the favored band yet one more placement inside the highest 10. The brief mission, which has already produced at the least one international hit in lead single “Gambler,” is the group’s fourteenth high 10 in South Korea (at the least).
Singer Pleasure, identified primarily as a member of the band Purple Velvet, lands her first-ever look on the Gaon Albums chart as a soloist together with her debut EP Howdy. The six-song mission arrives at No. 4, and it’s the second look on the tally for a member of the woman group this yr, as fellow RV performer Wendy additionally broke into the very best tier on her personal just some months in the past. Purple Velvet itself has now appeared within the tier with 13 titles.
Talking of woman teams, Mamamoo sees their new EP WAW open at No. 5, bringing them into the highest 10 on the Gaon Albums chart for the fortunate thirteenth time.
After making it huge within the South Korean music trade because the frontman of the band iKon, B.I made a decision to go solo just some years in the past, and now he’s reached a brand new excessive on his personal together with his first full-length Waterfall. The title opens at No. 6, turning into his first high 10 with out his former bandmates.
Practically three years in the past, NCT 127’s Common-Irregular first appeared on the Gaon Albums chart, and it peaked at No. 1. Now, it’s again inside the highest 10 on the tally, touchdown at No. 7. Coming in proper behind that returning champion are two different tasks which have already hung out contained in the loftiest area on the aggressive record, with Taemin’s Recommendation hitting No. 8 whereas ATEEZ’s Zero: Fever Half.2 settles at No. 9.
Rounding out a high 10 full of new releases is another debut, as woman group Woo!ah! show they’re ones to observe with their first hit single album Want. The three-track launch begins off at No. 10, giving the quintet their first high 10 win. They’ve beforehand topped out at No. 20 with their first single album, which consisted of simply two tunes.
Listed below are the ten bestselling albums in South Korea this week.
No. 1 – Tomorrow X Collectively – The Chaos Chapter: Freeze
No. 2 – NCT Dream – Sizzling Sauce
No. 3 – Monsta X – Considered one of a Sort
No. 4 – JOY – Howdy
No. 5 – Mamamoo – WAW
No. 6 – B.I – Waterfall
No. 7 – NCT 127 – Common-Irregular
No. 8 – Taemin – Recommendation
No. 9 – ATEEZ – Zero: Fever Half.2
No. 10 – Woo!ah! – Want