JYJ’s new album ranks 4th on Billboard

By Korea Herald
  • Published : Aug 8, 2014 - 13:51
  • Updated : Aug 8, 2014 - 15:20
K-pop boy band JYJ’s long-awaited new album “Just Us” reached fourth place on the latest Billboard world album chart on Thursday.

The global music chart is ranked in terms of sales data compiled by music sales tracker Nielsen Soundscan. Irish band Gaelic Storm topped the latest chart with its greatest hits compilation album, “Best of Gaelic Storm.”

JYJ (C-JeS Entertainment)
Released on July 29, “Just Us” is the group’s second full-length album, released three years after its debut record “The Beginning.” The album is composed of 13 tracks including its title song “Back Seat” and “Valentine,” the 13th track which gained special attention for featuring U.S. singer Chris Brown.

The group also boasted its global power as an artist by ranking second in Japan’s Oricon charts. Not only that, the agency of JYJ, C-Jes Entertainment, recently announced that the number of preorders for the album surpassed 120,000 copies.

JYJ will promote its new album with a concert Saturday at Jamsil Olympic Stadium. The group is also to have an autograph session in Yeouido IFC mall on Monday to celebrate the release of its new album.

By Kim Min-jin (minjin103@heraldcorp.com)