EXO continues to reign across music charts with their full album “EXIST,” sweeping several spots with its tracks on Billboard’s Hot Trending Songs chart.
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EXO Sweeps Spots on Billboard’s Hot Trending Songs With Full Album ‘EXIST,’ ‘Cream Soda,’ More!
EXO has arrived on Billboard charts!
On July 11, local time, EXO claimed the top four spots on Billboard’s newest chart of Hot Trending Songs.
The Hot Trending Songs chart determines the rankings by basing off on global music-related trends, as well as real-time conversation on social media platform Twitter. EXO has just released their new full album “EXIST” on July 10 at 6 p.m. KST, and its title track “Cream Soda.”
On the chart, EXO’s title track “Cream Soda” made its entry at No. 1, and is their second song to reign the chart following pre-release track “Let Me In.”
This was trailed by the debut of B-side track “Love Fool” at No. 2, “No Makeup,” at No. 3, and “Private Party” at No. 4. Moreover, No. 6 was claimed by “Regret,” trailed by “Another Day” at No. 11, and lastly, “Cinderella” at No. 13.
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Meanwhile, EXO also made waves outside of Billboard. After “EXIST” was released on July 10, the album followed an impressive charting on iTunes Top Album charts across 66 regions such as Japan, Hong Kong, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Spain, France, and many more.
“EXIST” also claimed the No. 1 spot on both the digital album sales charts of QQ Music and KuGou. Its title track “Cream Soda,” also placed No. 1 on iTunes Top Songs charts, spanning in at least 46 regions around the world.
In Hanteo Chart, “EXIST” became EXO’s first album to exceed 1 million first week sales in just one day, hours after its release.
According to the chart, “EXIST” manage to sell a total of 1,074,914 copies on its first day, breaking both of their previous first-day sales record of 647,010 and first-week sales record of 902,210 garnered by their 2021 album “DON’T FIGHT THE FEELING.”
Following this achievement, “EXIST” also led EXO to become the K-pop male artist with the seventh-highest ranking on first day Hanteo sales, following boy groups BTS, Stray Kids, TXT, SEVENTEEN, ENHYPEN, and ZEROBASEONE.
EXO Becomes ‘SEPTUPLE MILLION SELLER’ With Full Album ‘EXIST’
Before EXO gained the aforementioned achievements after “EXIST” was released, the group had already gained traction ahead of schedule.
On July 10, “EXIST” surpassed 1.6 million pre-orders, breaking their previous record of 1,220,181 pre-orders held by “DON’T FIGHT THE FEELING.”
This achievement also emphasized both of EXO’s unrivaled sales power and solid popularity. With this accomplishment, EXO also attained the “Septuple Million Seller” title.
Congratulations to EXO for this amazing achievement!
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Written by Riely Miller