Friday, May 6, 2011

KARA, Jang Geunsuk, and SNSD ranks in Top 10 Oricon Monthly Chart


The power of the Hallyu Wave in Korea has been proven once again as three Korean artists have taken over the Top 10 of the Oricon Monthly Chart. KARA released their single "Jet Coaster Love" on April 6th and took 2nd place on the Oricon Monthly Chart with 172,329 units sold. 

Korean actor and singer Jang Geunsuk recently released his debut Japanese single "Let Me Cry" on April 27th, and topped both theOricon Daily Chart (1st and 2nd) and Weekly Chart (1st) upon its release. He takes 4th place on the Oricon Monthly Chart with 119,149 units sold. 

Girl group SNSD released their first original Japanese maxi single, "Mr. Taxi / Run Devil Run" on April 27th and ranked on the Oricon Daily Chart (2nd and 1st) and Weekly Chart (2nd). SNSD takes 6th place on the Oricon Monthly Chart and sold 100,461 units. They will be performing "Mr. Taxi" for the first time on TV Asahi's "Music Station" on May 13th.
Other artists that ranked on the Oricon Monthly Charts was FT Island with "Satisfaction" (released April 20th; 38,359 units sold).
Source: Koreaboo

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