IU Blooms With A Quadruple Gaon Chart Takeover
IU marks her return to the music scene with a phenomenal performance on the charts!
IU has officially sent out her Love Poem to the world through her fifth mini album, and it’s safe to say that the K-Pop community is smitten! Days after its release, the scintillating songstress continues to win people over with her new music—as seen in her takeover of the Gaon Charts for the week of November 17 to 23.
Marking an impressive debut on the Gaon Chart, Love Poem takes the top spot on the Album Chart: easily beating out new releases from the month. The title track of her mini album, “Blueming”, rose to the top of the Overall Digital Charts.
Moreover, “Love Poem” has taken the second spot on the charts, while “간의 바깥 (Above The Time)” took the fifth spot on the charts.
As for the Download charts, IU easily takes up the first five spots! The lead track, “Blueming,” topped the charts; followed by “시간의 바깥 (Above The Time)”. “Unlucky” takes the third spot, while “그 사람 (The Visitor)” takes the fourth spot. Capping off IU’s impressive feat is “자장가 (Lullaby)”, on the fifth spot.
IU will be embarking on the overseas leg of her Love, Poem—which is selling out tickets fast. According to KakaoM, her Seoul stop sold over 20,000 tickets within a minute. To accommodate the clamor of her Singapore Uaenas, an additional show in the country was added.
She will be kicking off her tour with a two-day show in Taipei on November 30 and December 1. From there, she will be holding another two-day show at Singapore on December 6 and 7. She will be making her debut in Manila on December 13; before heading to Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok and Jakarta on December 21, 24 and 28 respectively.
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