[헤럴드POP=이미지 기자] BIGBANG’s new single, ‘FLOWER ROAD’, reached 1 million sales in QQ Music, which is China’s largest music platform, in the shortest amount of time as a Korean artist.
As of March 17, approximately 1 million and 8607 copies of ‘FLOWER ROAD’ were sold in QQ Music, in 3 days and 14 hours since the song was released. The song became the fastest Korean track to reach 1 million sales in QQ Music, proving BIGBANG’s extraordinary class.
It’s their fourth consecutive million sales record in QQ Music, as they have with ‘D’ and ‘E’ from their ‘MADE’ series, and with ‘MADE THE FULL ALBUM’. Including ‘KWON JIYONG’ which is G-DRAGON’s solo album, it’s their fifth consecutive record.
Also, the group proved ‘BIGBANG Power’ in the great China region by dominating no. 1 spots in QQ Music’s ‘Comprehensive New Releases Chart’ and the ‘Popularity Index Chart’.
Furthermore, as of March 17, 1 PM, BIGBANG’s ‘FLOWER ROAD’ topped real-time charts in platforms including Melon, Mnet, Olleh, Naver Music, Bugs, Genie, Soribada, and Monkey 3, proving their dominant status in music charts. Their new release topped carious music charts as soon as it was released on the 13th, while receiving global attention.
As one can see from the results, BIGBANG fascinated music fans not only in Korea, but also listeners overseas. Even well-known foreign press including Billboard, Time, and BBC covered the news on the new release and BIGBANG’s whereabouts, proving BIGBANG’s status as a world-class group. The song ‘FLOWER ROAD’ also topped iTunes Charts in 28 different countries, which is a remarkable result.
Meanwhile, the sing ‘FLOWER ROAD’ is a track created with BIGBANG’s sincerity towards the fans, with their upcoming vacancy in mind. G-DRAGON and T.O.P wrote the lyrics of the song, which added more meaning for the fans.
2018. 3. 17.