Exo's D.O. tops iTunes Top Albums charts in 59 regions
D.O. of boy band Exo topped the iTunes Top Albums charts in 59 regions with his first solo EP “Empathy,” said SM Entertainment on Tuesday.
According to his agency, “Empathy” which dropped on Monday, ranked at No. 1 on the iTunes Top Albums charts in the United States, Canada, Australia and the United Arab Emirates, among others.
“Empathy” also topped China's digital album sales charts QQ Music, Kuwo Music and Kugou Music.
“I love the sound of acoustic guitars and it’s comfortable to listen to,” the singer said via SM Entertainment on Monday. “That’s why I incorporated the guitar in my tracks.”
The EP is D.O.’s first solo album since his debut. The singer, whose real name is Do Kyung-soo, debuted in 2012 as a member of Exo.
He has also been active as an actor, best known for his roles in television series “It’s Okay, That’s Love” (2014) and “100 Days My Prince” (2018), and films “My Annoying Brother” (2016) and the two-part “Along with the Gods” (2017, 2018).
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