In mid-October, new South Korean boyband SuperM debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart with its first release, titled SuperM: the 1st Mini Album, following in BTS’ steps to become the second K-pop supergroup to conquer Billboard. The album also dominated the Top 100 Artists Chart and Top World Albums Chart.
Launched by SM Entertainment Co. and Capitol Music Group in early August, SuperM is dubbed “K-pop Avengers,” because it is formed by seven members from the company’s four hit boybands — Taemin from SHINee, Baekhyun and Kai from EXO, Taeyong and Mark from NCT 127, and Lucas and Ten from WayV — who bring a wide variety of talents to the group, from singing to dancing and rapping.
According to Billboard, since the collectible packaging of physical albums is more popular among K-pop fans, the group offers eight CD variations: one cover for each of the seven members along with a group edition. In addition, more than 60 SuperM bundles are available for purchase through their official online stores.
(Eddy Chang, Taipei Times)
南韓男團SuperM於十月中，以首張專輯《SuperM: The 1st Mini Album》空降美國告示牌專輯榜的冠軍，跟隨BTS的腳步，成為了第二個征服告示牌的韓流天團。該團同時亦稱霸告示牌藝人榜，及世界專輯榜。
1. supergroup n.
2. avenger n.
(fu4 chou2 zhe3)
3. collectible adj.
(ke3 shou1 cang2 de5)
4. physical adj.
(shi2 ti3 de5)
5. bundle n.
(da1 shou4 shang1 pin3)
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