Wonho Owns The Title Of Global Idol With His Stellar Performance This Year
Wonho stirred hearts with his dynamic debut this year and so, it comes as no surprise that the sweet singer has been garnering praises for his numerous achievements from all over the globe!
It wouldn’t be far fetched to state that Wonho has redefined versatility through his visionary style as an artist on his debut album Part.1 Love Synonym (#1) Right for Me. Post the release of his mini-album, the vocalist was lauded for his diverse range of musical spectra through each of the tracks on the same.
Recently, the British digital magazine DAZED selected Wonho’s heart thumping lead track “Open Mind” among their “40 Best K-Pop Songs Of 2020”. The magazine commended the soloist, stating, ““Open Mind” delivers a resounding affirmative for former Monsta X vocalist and songwriter Wonho, whose two passions – muscles and music” find a captivating foothold in groove-heavy seduction”.
They added, “The track’s beauty is in maintaining a simplicity; Wonho’s vocals keep a gentle but firm hand on the wheel, and the instrumental is superpowered with funk and synths that distort with an eye towards Daft Punk’s “Aerodynamic””.
Furthermore, Teen Vogue also selected Wonho’s’Open Mind’ in their “The Best K-Pop Moments Of 2020”. In the feature, they averred that the multitalented musician’s artistry is nothing short of being “mad elegant”.
Wonho has not only showcased mad elegance but also mad talent in his first release. The album was a testament to the same as Part.1 Love Synonym (#1) Right for Me that unveiled on September 4, positioned at No. 1 on the iTunes World Wide Album Chart. It also settled on theTop 3 of the iTunes K-Pop charts in 30 overseas regions at the time of its release.
Additionally, the tantalizing title track “Open Mind” further ranked at No. 4 on the World Digital Song Sales Chart. The mini-album ranked ninth on the Billboard’s World Albums chart. It also entered the Heatseekers Chart at No. 19, Album Sales Chart at No. 81, placed at No. 28 on the Emerging Artists Chart, and ranked at No. 51 on the Current Album Sales Chart, thereby showcasing its global popularity.
Part.1 Love Synonym (#1) Right for Me took first place in the September 3-week weekly album rankings compiled from September 7 to September 13 on Japan’s Oricon Chart. Besides this, Wonho’s first mini-album ranked at No. 1 on Hanteo Chart’s weekly global chart for the third week of September compiled from September 14 to September 20.
Meanwhile, the “Losing You” singer recently celebrated 100 days since he made his return to reign over the K-Pop scene. Aside from that, he attained over 100K subscribers on his YouTube channel “ohhoho”. With such awesome feats, Wonho proves that he is an all-round artist in every sense. From music to mukbangs, there is nothing the brilliant vocalist cannot do!
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