On September 26 at 6 p.m. KST, Xiumin dropped his first-ever solo mini album “Brand New” and its uplifting title track of the same name. Immediately upon its release, the mini album soared to the top of iTunes charts in numerous countries around the world.
By the afternoon of September 27 KST, “Brand New” had already hit No. 1 on iTunes Top Albums charts in at least 33 different regions, including Canada, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Malaysia, Russia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Fiji, Peru, Vietnam, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Kazakhstan, Turkey, South Africa, India, Nigeria, Romania, Poland, Argentina, the United Arab Emirates, Laos, Taiwan, Colombia, Sri Lanka, Panama, Azerbaijan, and Norway.
“Brand New” also topped various domestic daily album charts within Korea, including those of Hanteo Chart and Synnara Record, while Xiumin’s title track “Brand New” rose to No. 1 on AWA’s realtime chart in Japan.
Congratulations to Xiumin!
Watch Xiumin and Kim So Eun in his drama “Falling for Challenge” with subtitles below:
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