JYJ3’s Note: Kim Jaejoong’s “WWW” ranks 4th in Oricon Weekly Chart (Overall Album) Link
[by Cho Suyoun] CJES Entertainment announced that Jae Joong is currently ranked on the 4th of Oricon Weekly Chart.
JYJ’s Jae Joong’s first solo album [WWW: Who, When, Why] is receiving lots of attention not only in Korea, but also in Japan. Since the musician did not make the album in Japanese, it’s Korean version that was released in Japan, but so many music fans are showing great interest in his new music.
To thank the Japanese fans, Jae Joong is flying to Yokohama, Japan on the 15th of November and will hold his own concert with 60,000 local fans.
Kim’s first complete solo album is comprised of songs made in rock genre as a base and many talented musicians from Japan and Korea participated as featuring.
Meanwhile, Kim Jae Joong recently was ranked on top of ITunes Charts in 12 countries and his songs are still ranked on top 30 in Norway, Belgium and the U.K. (photo by CJES Entertainment)
[UPDATE NEWS] Jaejoong’s Korean Album Ranks Fourth on Japan Oricon Weekly Chart
Kim Jaejoong’s first solo studio album, “WWW: Who, When, Why,” took number four on the Japanese Oricon Chart.
According to a representative of C-JeS Entertainment on November 6, “Kim Jaejoong is surprising Japanese music officials by holding a rank in the Japan Oricon Weekly Chart with a Korean album.” The rep also stated, “There was no promotion done in Japan. Thus, if we add the number of imported albums sold in record stores in Japan, we can see just how much popularity Kim Jaejoong’s album is receiving in Japan.”
In response to all the attention he is receiving, Kim Jaejoong plans to meet with 60,000 fans in Japan on November 15-16 at the Yokohama Stadium. A representative affiliated to the concert said, “There is only a handful of solo singers in Japan who can fill the Yokohama Stadium. Fans in Japan have great expectations for the show after hearing that Kim Jaejoong’s performance in Seoul was a success.”
Kim Jaejoong’s firs solo album, “WWW: Who, When, Why,” consists of many genres including soft rock, pop funk, britpop, and ballad. Many well-known artists participated in the album including Glay’s Takuro, Yoon Do Hyun, Noel’s Lee Sang Gon, Ha Dong Kyun, and BEAST’s Yong Jun Hyung.
The singer captivated his audience at the “Kim Jaejoong First Album Asia Tour Concert” which took place on November 2-3 at Coex in Seoul.
Meanwhile, Kim Jaejoong’s first solo album topped the iTunes charts in Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Barbados, Lithuania, Vietnam, and Slovakia. The album also ranks within the top 30 in Norway, Belgium, Finland, and the U.K.