Boy band SHINee’s new album “Don’t Name Me” topped iTunes Prime Album charts in 45 areas together with the US, Britain, Germany, Canada, Australia, the United Arab Emirates and Singapore, its company SM Leisure introduced on Tuesday.
The band’s seventh full-length album was launched on Monday and instantly reached primary on iTunes Prime Album charts all over the world.
It additionally topped the digital album gross sales charts on China’s music streaming companies QQ Music and Kuwo Music, in addition to Line Music’s high 100 albums chart in Japan. It was additionally primary on the day by day album gross sales charts of Korean retailers Synnara Report, Sure 24 and Kyobo Guide Centre.
“Don’t Name Me” is the band’s first launch since September 2018, after a hiatus attributable to the 4 members’ enlisting for his or her obligatory navy service.
“Because it’s our first album in two-and-a-half years and in addition a full-length album, we wished it to pack a punch quite than specializing in trendiness,” stated the members throughout an internet press convention on Monday. “We wished to point out that ‘we’ve nonetheless obtained it; we will do it.’”
SHINee debuted in 2008, initially as a five-member group, with the music “Replay” and launched hits akin to “Ring Ding Dong” (2009), “Lucifer” (2010) and “Sherlock (Clue + Notice)” (2012).
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