SHINee's Jonghyun, Minzy, and the "Your Name" soundtrack also have a strong week on the charts!
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3 May 2017 - 11:02 AM  UPDATED 3 May 2017 - 11:02 AM

IU may have just emerged from a 1.5 year music hiatus, but based on her massive Billboard chart debut, the time off has certainly not diminished any of her popularity!

For the week of May 13 on the Billboard World Albums Chart, IU has managed to debut at No.1 with her latest album "Palette," giving the singer her first ever number one album on the chart! Given that her last album "Chat-Shire" debuted in 2015 at No.4, this is a massive achievement by any measure.

SHINee's Jonghyun also had a strong debut with his latest solo album "Story Op. 2," coming in at No.7 and giving the singer his 4th top 10 entry on the World Albums chart.

There were also two notable performers this week. Following her massive solo debut last week, Minzy's new album "Minzy Work 01 Uno" managed to have a strong follow-up week by coming in at No.9, down from No.2.

And finally, J-rock group RADWIMPS have continued their recent run of success with their massively-popular "Your Name" soundtrack, which came in at No.4 in its 4th week on the chart.

A big congrats to IU, Jonghyun, Minzy, and RADWIMPS for their big week on the Billboard World Albums Chart!


 

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