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GFRIEND Achieves Success On Both Overseas And Domestic Charts With New Mini Album
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GFRIEND Achieves Success On Both Overseas And Domestic Charts With New Mini Album

After releasing their fifth mini album Parallel on August 1, GFRIEND is doing well both on domestic and overseas charts!

As of August 3, Parallel reached No. 1 on the iTunes album chart in Hong Kong and Taiwan. The group has scored No. 2 on the same chart in Columbia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Vietnam, as well as No. 3 and No. 5 respectively in Thailand and Chile.

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Moreover, their title track Love Whisper placed No. 1 on the iTunes songs chart in Hong Kong, No. 2 in Thailand, No. 4 in Singapore, and No. 8 in Malaysia.

BTS return to Korea and to hold a press conference after their success at the 'Billboard Music Awards'
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BTS return to Korea and to hold a press conference after their success at the 'Billboard Music Awards'

BTS returned back to Korea after winning 'Top Social Artist' at the Billboard Music Awards!

SEE ALSO: BTS wins Top Social Artist + interviews from the Magenta Carpet

BTS hurriedly left the airport after landing in which they were flooded with fans who greeted them. They are expected to hold a press conference on May 29 to relay their overall experience in attending the Billboard Music Awards. After the press conference, BTS will be immediately going to Japan as they have 13 concert dates there from May 30 to July 2.

EXO Drops Comeback Album This Summer, Members Reminisce 5 Years Of Success In Recent Concert
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EXO Drops Comeback Album This Summer, Members Reminisce 5 Years Of Success In Recent Concert

EXO-L around the globe needs to be prepared to get hot this summer because EXO just dropped a hint that they will release a comeback album this summer. The members said that the tracks in their new album will have summer-related themes that surely will make everyone crazy about it.

Baekhyun hinted that the songs will tell a lot about the scorching heat of summer, Yonhap News reported. The singer also stated that the group and the label have landed a title song that may also be the title of their new album. Baekhyun expects the song to hit hard this summer although he refused to give any further details about the long-awaited comeback.

BTS Success Compared To 'The Beatles' Superstardom
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BTS Success Compared To 'The Beatles' Superstardom

Billboard was one of the chiefwitnesses to BTS' rise to superstardom and it came as no surprise that experts from the prestigious music chart would air their take on the K-pop group's popularity. Pundits have compared BTS' appeal to the charisma of music legends The Beatles.

In a report by Naver Entertainment, Billboard representative Bill Amy compared BTS' appeal to their fandom with how The Beatles fans adored their idols back in the 60s. It can be recalled that the band made up of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Star enjoyed immense success and was widely followed by screaming fans wherever they went at the height of their stardom.

Suran says she didn't intend to use BTS for the success of her new album
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Suran says she didn't intend to use BTS for the success of her new album

Suran talked about the ''BTS Effect'' at the press conference for her 1st mini album 'Walkin'.

The RB singer's new album includes atrack titled ''Wine'' which is produced by SUGA. The song quickly topped music charts followingitsrelease.

At the press conference on May 31, Suran explained that she did not have any intentions to but did benefit from the ''BTS Effect''.

SEE ALSO: BTS' SUGA reveals that he plans to lose weight even though he's underweight

Suran said, "I admit that the success was possible because I worked with a member of BTS but I definitely did not just work with him for the intentions of marketing. I wanted to create and experience music while working with various artists and I still want to work with many others."