Taeyeon's third full-length album tops over a dozen iTunes charts
Singer Taeyeon's third full-length album "INVU" topped over a dozen iTunes charts around the world after it dropped on Monday.
It landed at No. 1 on iTunes charts in 21 regions including Canada, Sweden, Australia, Japan, Indonesia, Taiwan, Brazil, Mexico, Hong Kong and Malaysia.
"INVU" also received a “Platinum Album” status on China’s digital album sales chart QQ Music. The status is given to albums that surpass over 1 million yuan ($157,400) in sales.
Along with the album drop, Taeyeon’s music video for the title track “INVU” was also released on SM Entertainment’s official YouTube account on Monday.
The video had garnered some 2.6 million views as of Tuesday morning.
The title track of “INVU” also reached No. 1 on domestic music streaming platforms. Other tracks on the album such as "Some Nights" and "Set Myself on Fire" landed high on local music streaming sites.
The full-length album has a total of 13 tracks including "Weekend" and "Can't Control Myself" which dropped July 2021 and January 2020, respectively.
Taeyeon debuted in 2007 as a lead singer in the girl group Girls' Generation. The group has hit songs “Gee” (2009), “Run Devil Run” (2010) and “I Got a Boy” (2013).
She made her solo debut in 2015 and since then has released songs including “I” (2015), “Rain” (2016), “Fine” (2017), “Four Seasons” (2019) and “Spark” (2019). Her second full-length album “Purpose” was released in October 2019. She is also one of the seven members of SM Entertainment’s new girl group, GOT the beat.
BY LEE JIAN [email@example.com,kr]