GDragon's 'Kwon Ji Yong' Earns His Best U.S. Sales Week Yet in Just 1 Day
publish date: 2017-06-12
The K-pop star's new EP hit the 200 and tops the World Albums Heatseekers Albums charts.
The anticipation for the return of one of K-pop's biggest solo stars is felt on the 200 this week.
G-Dragon's new Kwon Ji Yong EP debuts at No. 192 on the 200 with a little more than 4,000 equivalent album units earned in the week ending June 8, mostly driven by traditional album sales (4,000 copies sold), according to Nielsen Music. Remarkably, Kwon Ji Yong lands on the chart with just one day of activity after the album was released on the June 8, the final day of Nielsen’s tracking week for the chart.
The 200 chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA). The new June 24-dated chart (where Halsey debuts at No. 1 on the 200) will be posted in full to 's websites on Tuesday, June 13.