Finally released on iTunes and stores, SNSD is back with another single to dominate the Japanese music industry again this summer. On June 27th, exactly 1 year and 2 months after the release of their 3rd Japanese single ‘Mr.Taxi’, SNSD released its 4th Japanese single ‘Paparazzi’.
Just hours after its official release, SNSD have shown their domination once again by taking the no.1 spot on iTunes Japan’s ‘Top Charts’.
Rola’s debut album ‘Memories’ came in 2nd while Japanese girl group Momoiro Clover Z took the no.3 spot. American singer, Chris Brown’s ‘Don’t Wake Me Up’ was also among the top 10 songs in the chart.
This doesn’t end here thought as the girls has also taken over the Oricon Chart.
Based on the data released by Oricon, SNSD’s ‘Paparazzi’ has recorded sales of 42,525 copies, placing the girls’ 4th Japanese Single in the no.2 spot behind KAT-TUN’s ‘To The Limit’ which sold more than 60,000 copies on day 1. Both singles were officially released on June 27th.
In comparison to the girls’ 3rd Japanese Single ‘Mr.Taxi/Run Devil Run’ which was released in April 2011, ‘Paparazzi’ ended its first day of sales by about 2,000 copies more. However, both singles finished 2nd on day 1.
Source: iTunes Japan, fanwonder.com, Oricon/Bestiz