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EXO’s D.O. Dominates International Charts With “That’s Okay”

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EXO D.O.’s parting gift before his enlistment has been warmly received by EXO-Ls everywhere as it dominates the music charts.

July 1 has become a bittersweet date for EXO-Ls everywhere, as D.O. released a solo single on the date of his military enlistment. The solo track, titled “That’s Okay”, was released through SM STATION and features lyrics penned by D.O. himself. The warm acoustic track has been well-received by EXO-Ls everywhere, as it topped international and local charts upon its release.

Almost immediately, “That’s Okay” has received a warm response from Korean and international fans. The song charted on major Korean music sites such as Naver, Soribada, Genie, MelOn, FLO, and Mnet. Notably, “That’s Okay” topped Bugs Music’s realtime charts, as well.

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“That’s Okay” also soared to the top of international iTunes charts! The track topped iTunes in sixteen different regions, namely Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Qatar, Colombia, Kazakhstan, Jordan, Cambodia , Indonesia, Mauritius, Oman, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Taiwan. Additionally, “That’s Okay” also charted on the international iTunes Top Songs charts upon its release.

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The singer-actor surprised everyone with the news of his enlistment when he, via SM Entertainment, announced that he applied for active duty — earlier than what most people have expected — after a thoughtful consideration and discussion with his members. D.O. is now the second EXO member to enlist in the military, after Xiumin’s enlistment a few months prior.

The EXO members officially sent off D.O on July 1, leaving their well-wishes and messages for the singer-actor through social media. Using the hashtag #ThatsOkayItsKyungsoo and #경수니까괜찮아, fans of D.O. worldwide also relayed their well-wishes, promises, and how proud they are of the singer-actor.