G-Dragon’s New Album Tops iTunes Charts In 39 Countries; MV Exceeds 5 Million YouTube Views Within A Day
This is the power of a true global star – G-Dragon.
On June 8, G-Dragon officially dropped his new album titled Kwon Ji Yong. The album comprises five tracks, which feature the rapper’s real thoughts and stories about life.
On June 9, just one day after its release, the heartthrob’s new album is reported to secure the top position on iTunes album chart in 39 countries around the world, including the United States, Canada, Argentina, France, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Norway, Singapore and Spain.
The title track, “Untitled, 2014”, also took the first spot on all local music charts right after its release. The song managed to score big on China’s QQ Music’s five of category charts, namely the new song, music video, K-pop music video, trending and real-time popularity charts as well.
Earlier on, the album’s lead song was switched from “Bullshit” to “Untitled, 2014” just one hour ahead of the album’s official release.
At the time of writing, the music video for “Untitled, 2014” has gathered over 5.6 million views on YouTube.
Meanwhile, G-Dragon will start promoting his latest album at his solo concert in Seoul on June 10. The concert is a part of the idol’s upcoming world tour dubbed ACT III, M.O.T.T.E. After the Seoul leg, the leader of BIGBANG is scheduled to visit 19 cities around the world, including New York, Singapore, Sydney, and Tokyo.