K-pop boy band SHINee
Five-member boy band SHINee's Japanese debut single "Replay" won a Gold Album for the first time as a Korean male group's debut single, Monday.
The Japanese single was released on June 23 and sold more than 91,000 copies in a week. The single has "Replay" and "Hello" in both Japanese and Korean.
The group will tour Japan with their "SHINee Japan Debut Premium Reception Tour", starting from July 22 in Fukuoka to Kobe, Tokyo, Sapporo and Nagoya.
The Recording Industry Association of Japan awards Gold Album to those which are sold 100,000 copies.
Other Korean groups who got Gold Album from the Japanese association include Big Bang ("Big Bang 2", 2011) and Kara ("Kara Best 2007-2010", 2010).
Source : www.koreatimes.co.kr/...
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