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Super Junior dominated Taiwanese music charts last year

Last year proved to be a super one for Super Junior in Taiwan as the group’s fourth and fifth albums dominated music charts there.

SM Entertainment announced on Friday that the band’s fifth album “Mr. Simple” placed first in terms of CD sales on the Taiwanese music Web site KKBOX. Meanwhile, the electronic version of the album was the second-most downloaded. The title track has been No. 1 on the singles chart for the 21st week running.

The group’s fourth album “Bonamana” achieved nearly identical results. It ranked as the most-downloaded album and the second-most purchased CD on the island.

The title track of the album also managed to stay in first place for 63 consecutive weeks.

The band’s Chinese-language subgroup Super M, consisting of eight of its 13 members, also performed well. Its second EP “Perfection” came in second place on Kuang Nan Record’s Chinese-language album chart.

By Carla Sunwoo
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