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Seventeen tops Melon Top 100 chart

(ANN/THE KOREAN HERALD) — K-pop sensation Seventeen continues to make waves with their latest album, “Seventeenth Heaven,” achieving remarkable records worldwide. The album’s title track, “God of Music,” was released at 6.00pm on Monday and quickly dominated global music charts.

Notable achievements include claiming the number one spot on Melon’s Top 100 chart, making Seventeen the first boy band this year to achieve this feat, according to Pledis Entertainment.

A promotional image for boy band Seventeen’s 11th EP “Seventeenth Heaven.” PHOTO: Pledis Entertainment via ANN/THEKOREANHERALD

“God of Music” also saw international success, debuting at the top of the iTunes top songs chart in 29 countries on its first day. In Japan, “Seventeenth Heaven” reached number one on both the iTunes top albums chart and the K-pop albums chart, and also topped Line Music’s albums chart.

Seventeen’s 11th EP, “Seventeenth Heaven,” also broke records for K-pop sales. On its release day, it sold 3.28 million copies, the second-highest first-day sales in Korean music history. Their previous album, “FML,” set an all-time high first-day sales record of 3.99 million units, earning the title of the first K-pop album to achieve the triple million-seller status on its release day.

In pre-order sales, “Seventeenth Heaven” outperformed “FML,” with a record-breaking 5.2 million units sold, making it the highest figure in K-pop to date.

Seventeen, a multinational boy band under Pledis Entertainment, marked a significant milestone this year with the immense success of “FML” and their largest concert series, “Follow,” across Asia. They made their debut in 2015 and continue to reach new heights in their career.

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