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SHINee places 2nd on Oricon weekly chart, breaks Super Junior’s record

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SHINee has successfully debuted in Japan, placing 2nd on the Oricon Weekly Single Chart with their debut single.

SHINee debuted in Japan on June 22nd with their single, “Replay -君は僕のEverything”. In the first week of it’s release, it sold more than 91,000 copies placing them 2nd on the July 4th Oricon weekly single chart. With this result, they surpassed sales records set by all other Korean groups who debuted in their first week including Super Junior’sBONAMANA” previous record of 59,000 copies.

Additionally, their placing of 2nd with a debuting single has tied them with other Korean artists that weekly debuted at 2nd in Japan: B2ST’s “Shock” (3/28), MBLAQ’s “Your Luv” (5/16), and Super Junior’s “BONAMANA” (6/20).

SHINee is set to participate in “SHINee Japan Debut Premium Reception Tour”, which will take them all around Japan, starting from Fukuoka on 7/22, and continuing on to Kobe on 7/23, Tokyo back-to-back on 7/27 and 7/28, Sapporo on 8/8, and ending at Nagoya on 8/11. SHINee plans to get closer to their fans in Japan through this tour.

In related news, SHINee also attended and performed at MTV Music Video Award Japan’ (VMAJ) on 6/25 at Makuhari Messe in Chiba City.

Source + Photo:Oricon

F.T. Island’s single, “So Today”, reaches 6th on Oricon chart

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F.T. Island’s 3rd single released in Japan, “So Today,” reached 6th on the Oricon chart yesterday.F.T. Island’s management agency, FNC Music, stated, “All the singles F.T. Island has released in the major music market in Japan have debuted in the top 10.”

They added, “The fact that they placed 6th on a chart reserved for top artists in Japan means the same as them placing 1st to us.”

Source + Photo: Hankooki