New TTS album tops Asian iTunes charts
THE latest album by an official subgroup of South Korean girl group Girls' Generation topped iTunes albums charts in nine Asian regions yesterday after being released online a day earlier, the group's management agency said.
Holler, the second mini-album by Girls' Generation-TTS, also known as TaeTiSeo, was uploaded on major music websites at noon, Korean time, on Tuesday.
The album rose to the top of iTunes albums charts in Hong Kong, Thailand, Taiwan, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Cambodia and Brunei, S.M. Entertainment said.
Holler, the main song on the album, is also high up on iTunes pop albums' charts in other foreign countries.
It is second in Finland and Japan, third in Sweden, ninth in the United States and Canada, and 11th in Australia.
In South Korea, the title song is placed in the No. 1 spot on real-time charts of eight online music services.
The song's music video was released yesterday while the album is scheduled to hit record stores today, according to the entertainment agency.
Holler is the first album to be released by the subgroup composed of three Girls' Generation members - Taeyeon, Tiffany and Seohyun - since 2012.
TaeTiSeo had a concert to showcase tracks on the new album at a concert hall in southern Seoul on Tuesday night.
KOREA HERALD/ASIA NEWS NETWORK