Oricon Single Daily Chart
JYJ’s “WAKE ME TONIGHT” sold 6,262 copies on its 4th day!
Cumulative Sales: 57,379 + 33,740 + 6,713 + 6,262 = 104,094 copies
Group JYJ’s first album in Japan has gained popularity, like taking 2nd place on Oricon’s Daily chart.
Their management company said there are hot responses locally to JYJ album in Japan, even though this is the first time it got distributed in a proper manner.
The first Japanese album from the group JYJ has climbed to the second spot of the Oricon daily chart. The group’s agency said that even though it’s the first album from JYJ to be officially distributed in Japan, it has already become a huge hit.
[by Woorim Ahn] JYJ is sweeping music charts in Japan.
CJeS Entertainment said, “JYJ’s Japanese single ‘Wake Me Tonight’ became a hot issue on January 21. As soon as its release, it ranked second on Oricon Daily Chart and first on Tower Record Daily Chart and HMV 24-hour Chart.”
Then, the agency continued, “Unlike other artists, it was really hard for us to distribute JYJ’s album in Japan. Although new album’s release took about two months, the group’s fans love its album.”
It is JYJ’s first time to distribute its album officially in Japan. Despite of many limits, the group’s popularity kept increasing. In particular, its official album ‘Just Us’, released in Korea, ranked first on Tower Record Monthly Chart and second on Oricon Weekly Chart in Japan.
Moreover, JYJ proved its popularity by holding Tokyo Dome solo concert and Japan Dome Tour and met over 240,000 fans.
The manager in Japan said, “JYJ’s single album in Japan became a hot issue. Without any promotion, the album swept music charts in Japan.”
Meanwhile, JYJ’s Japanese single ‘Wake Me Tonight’ was released on January 21. (photo by CJeS Entertainment)