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Super Junior-M tops music charts in Asia

최종수정 2009.11.25 11:14 기사입력 2009.11.25 11:14


Idol group Super Junior-M [SM Entertainment]

Korean boy band Super Junior-M has topped various music charts across Asia, according to their agency on Wednesday.

The group's first mini-album "Super Girl" reached No. 1 in album sales in several countries including the Philippines and Thailand, SM Entertainment said in a press release.

For the week of November 16-22, "Girl", which was released in Philippines on November 18, was the best-selling album in the country, according to Philippine's weekly album sales chart "MUSIC ONE TOP 25."

An official at Universal Records, in charge of distributing Super Junior's records in the Philippines, explained that Super Junior-M is the first Korean artist to achieve a chart-topping feat two times. Their first No. 1 single was "Sorry Sorry" by the group's original unit Super Junior.

"Girl" also topped the Countdown Asian Chart on Thailand's V Channel for the second consecutive week.
"We are working hard to promote our first album "Super Girl"," the group was quoted as saying. "We are very grateful to the fans for showing us so much support."

Super Junior-M is a sub-unit of 13-member K-pop group Super Junior. They are made up of five original Super Junior members and two Chinese members, and focus their activities in the Chinese market.

Reporter : Lynn Kim
Editor : Jessica Kim
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