Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Super Junior-M, a subgroup comprising core members of popular boy band Super Junior, topped the U.S. Billboard World Albums chart for the week ending January 26 with ‘Break Down’.
The second release made by the subunit of the Hallyu boy band also ranked 49th on the Heatseekers Albums chart.
The group was formed specifically to target the Chinese-speaking world and the songs on their second album were performed in Mandarin Chinese.
A spokesperson from SM Entertainment, “It’s unprecedented for an album recorded in Chinese to do so well on the Billboard charts.”