Seventeen's 'SECTOR 17' Getting Hot in Japan

  • 이소연 |2022.08.05 13:18
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The group Seventeen (S.Coups, Jeonghan, Joshua, Jun, Hoshi, Wonwoo, Woozi, The8, Mingyu, DK, Seungkwan, Vernon, Dino) hit the Japanese music charts.

SEVENTEEN's 4th full-length repackaged album 'SECTOR 17' took first place in the latest weekly album rankings (as of August 8) released by Oricon today (5th). The Oricon combined album ranking is a chart that ranks the album by adding the score of the album and sound source.

SEVENTEEN entered the 10th place on the Oricon weekly album rankings on August 1st and climbed to the top within a week, recording the 7th place in their career. SEVENTEEN also became the number one artist who has the most album with most first place in total albums'.

SEVENTEEN also took first place on the Billboard Japan 'Artist 100' chart (as of August 3), and also took the first place on the 'Hot Album' chart, a comprehensive album chart, and the 'Top Album Sales' chart, a weekly album chart, in Japan. It has proven to be very popular.

SEVENTEEN achieved the first repackage album 'Initial Chodong Million Seller' in K-pop history with the 4th repackaged album 'SECTOR 17', while being the best in the US Billboard's main album charts, 'Billboard 200' and 'Artist 100'. It ranked 4th in the rankings, and recorded another 'career high' by stepping on top of the 'Top Album Sales', 'Top Current Album Sales', and 'World Album' charts.

Meanwhile, SEVENTEEN, who successfully completed their world tour 'SEVENTEEN WORLD TOUR [BE THE SUN]' in Seoul in June, started in Vancouver on the 10th, Seattle on the 12th, Oakland on the 12th, Los Angeles on the 17th, Houston on the 20th, 23rd. The North American tour will be held in 12 cities in the United States and Canada, including Fort Worth on the 25th, Chicago on the 25th, Washington D.C. on the 28th, Atlanta on the 30th, Belmont Park on the September 1st , Toronto on the 3rd, and Newark on the 6th. The arena tour and Japan dome tour will continue.

Written by Han Hye Seon
Translated by Lee So Yun

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