Super Junior Albums Bestsellers in Philippines
Albums of K-pop idol groups Super Junior is selling quickly in the Philippines, edging out international artists such as Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga.
Super Junior’s live album “Super Show 2” is No. 1 on Astrochart’s top selling foreign albums from February 8 to14.
Taylor Swift’s “Fearless” is at No. 2, Lady Gaga’s “The Fame Monster” is at No. 3.
The Astrochart reflects the collective album sales from more than 30 retail stores of Astrovision and Astroplus in the Philippines.
On retail store Music One’s Top 25 albums for February 8 to 14, “Super Show 2” and “The Secret Code” debuted at No. 2 and 3, respectively, beating out “Grammy Nominees 2010” and “Glee: The Music.”
Filipino fans are buying Super Junior’s albums ahead of the boy band’s “2nd Asia Tour: Super Show 2” concert in the Philippines scheduled for April 10 at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City.
The Super Junior members are currently in Taiwan for their Super Show concert at Taipei Arena.
This is the third time a Super Junior album has topped album sales in the Philippines.
“Sorry, Sorry” was the bestselling K-pop album in the Philippines in 2009.