Great job for TVXQ. They rank as the top Korean artists with highest album and single sales in Japan!
Last March 2014 their album Tree was released and ranked in 13th place with 265,013 sales on Oricon‘s. In the 2014 album sales which was released recently, TVXQ made the highest ranking foreign artist in Japan this year , while placing second is from the various artists on the ‘Frozen‘ OST.
In the same chart, Girls’ Generation‘s ‘The Best‘ and ‘Love & Peace‘ ranked in 22 and 25 with 175,988 and 170,898 sales respectively while Big Bang took the 32 spot with 133,501 sales for ‘THE BEST OF BIGBANG 2006-2014‘. Rounding out the top 100, 2PM was ranked 63rd, Daesung 64th, Taeyang 68th, and SHINee at the 87 spot.
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For the singles chart, TVXQ also took the best ranking at 48 with ‘Sweat/Answer,’ which was released on June 11. Their ‘Hide & Seek/Something‘ single ranked at 56 and ‘Time Works Wonders‘ at 59 for a total of three places in the top 100 singles chart of 2014.
Apart from TVXQ, 2PM ranked at 61, Kim Hyun Joong at 73, and Super Junior at 78.
Congratulations to all artists!