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DBSK Becomes Overseas Artist With Most Singles Sold in Japan

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2012.07.17 10:05 Mwave Stewart Ho

DBSK has notched another first place win on the Oricon weekly singles chart and made history while doing so.

DBSK Becomes Overseas Artist With Most Singles Sold in Japan

According to Japan’s Oricon, DBSK′s new single, Android has claimed this week’s top spot on the Oricon weekly singles chart.

Android was released on July 11 where it claimed the top spot on the daily singles chart for six consecutive days in a row.

Oricon then revealed on July 17 that the duo had won the week’s weekly chart as well, making it DBSK′s 11th time atop the Oricon weekly singles chart. DBSK’s previous single Still had also placed first on the Oricon singles weekly chart in March giving them their 10th win on the weekly chart, which was a first for an overseas artist and now Android has extended their record.

Additionally, the Oricon homepage revealed that DBSK had made history by selling a total of 3,104,000 copies of all its singles so far, making them the overseas artist with the most singles sold in Japan.

DBSK broke the old record set by the American duo The Carpenters, who had sold a combined total of 3,002,000 copies of its singles.

Photo credit: SM Entertainment


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