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Which boy groups top the list of first-week album sales in 2017 so far?
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Which boy groups top the list of first-week album sales in 2017 so far?

A list of the biggest first-week sales for boy groups in 2017 has been compiled.

EXO top the list at over 602,000 albums sold in just the first week with 'The War', breaking their own previous record with 'EX'ACT'. Following at 2nd is BTS with over 373,000 copies of 'You Never Walk Alone'. Seventeen shows the top 3 boy groups really are 'EBS' and come in 3rd place with over 192,000 copies sold of 'Al1'. GOT7 is very close behind with 159,000 copies of 'Arrival', and Highlight comes next with almost 74,000 copies of 'Can You Feel It?'. 

GFRIEND Succeeds With Love Whisper; Soompis K-Pop Music Chart 2017, August Week 3
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GFRIEND Succeeds With Love Whisper; Soompis K-Pop Music Chart 2017, August Week 3

GFRIENDs LOVE WHISPER has overtaken EXOs two-week champion Ko Ko Bop to become our new No. 1 song this week! LOVE WHISPER won on Inkigayo, Music Bank, and Show Champion last week, while Ko Ko Bop remains on top in Music Core and M!Countdown. It was a close battle, but LOVE WHISPER was able to get No. 1 in the end. Congratulations to GFRIEND!

Still holding steady at No. 3 is BLACKPINKs As If It’s Your Last. This song has been in the top three for seven straight weeks!

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Wanna One Wins With Energetic; Soompi’s K-Pop Music Chart 2017, September Week 1
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Wanna One Wins With Energetic; Soompi’s K-Pop Music Chart 2017, September Week 1

Wanna Ones Energetic remains on top of our chart for the second straight week! This song has another strong showing on all fronts, sweeping another round of music shows last week. It scored even higher than last week, which is very impressive for a new groups debut song. Wanna One might be a strong contender to become this years best new artist. Congratulations again to Wanna One!

Holding steady at No. 2 is GFRIENDs LOVE WHISPER. Rounding out the top three is EXOs Ko Ko Bop, bouncing back up two spots to No. 3 this week.

'K-Pop Star 6' Finale Season Gets Massively High Earnings
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'K-Pop Star 6' Finale Season Gets Massively High Earnings

Reports have just came in saying that "K-pop Star 6" has just got a very massive high rating, after it has wrapped up its final season last April 9. Throughout the many years that it has aired on TV, it has maintained the high ratings that it had every year. This is despite the fact that audition programs are slowly fading away.

According to Soompi, the talent show, "K-pop Star 6", has earned a whopping 30 billion won, which when converted to U.S. dollars, is $26.4 million. What makes the stats really impressive is that the earnings were only from the TV commercials that it had for its sixth and final season.

'SM Station' to collaborate with Stanley Clarke Band this week
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'SM Station' to collaborate with Stanley Clarke Band this week

The 4th artist up for 'SM Station' season 2 will be none other than worldwide jazz band, Stanley Clarke Band!

Led by American jazz musician Stanley Clarke and featuring Stanley's son Chris Clarke, the band will be releasing a single titled "To Be Alive" on April 21 at 6PM KST. The song will be a fusion genre incorporating jazz and hip-hop, and you can check out a sneak preview in the clip below.

What kind of global collaboration do you want to see through 'SM Station' next?

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