Eight: IU x Suga claim the top spot on US iTunes Chart, beat Megan Thee Stallion & Beyonce
Suga and IU's album 'Eight' released and it has managed to break Melon's record for the most unique listeners within the first hour of its release with 199,327 users.
BTS’s Suga and South Korean singer IU’s highly anticipated album titled ‘Eight’ is finally out and it has taken the world of the music industry by storm. Yes, you read that right! It has not been 24-hour since Suga and IU’s album ‘Eight’ released and it has managed to break Melon’s record for the most unique listeners within the first hour of its release with 199,327 users.
The song ‘Eight’ has been in the news ever since it was announced that South Korean singer IU is collaborating with BTS member Suga.
Notably, BTS’s ON had previously claimed the top spot with 123,489 users. Besides breaking Melon’s records, IU and Suga’s Eight has dethroned Megan Thee Stallion and Beyonce’s Savage Remix as it claimed the first spot on the US iTunes Chart, after a constant back and forth.
The song topped iTunes charts in various parts of the world including the United States, France, Singapore, New Zealand, Finland, Malaysia, the Philippines among others. With Eight, IU has become the only second female Korean soloist to claim first spot on the US iTunes chart after Younha (who got the #1 spot for Winter Flower with BTS leader RM) to achieve this milestone.
IU and BTS’ Suga has now joined PSY, J-Hope, RM, Younha, Jungkook and V as the only Korean solo-artists to reach #1 on the US iTunes Chart.
Congratulations to both IU and Suga to achieving this feat!
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