EXO’s first full-length album ‘XOXO(Kiss&Hug)’ broke another record by selling 740,000 copies in just three months since its release.
As of September 3, EXO sold 424,260 copies of the regular version their ‘XOXO’ which was released on June 3, reports dkpopnews.
They also sold 312,899 copies of its repackaged album, released on August 5, bringing the total to 737,159 copies sold.
According to music history in Korea, no other musicians have sold this many albums since 2001.
Considering that physical album sales have been on the decline since the start of the online market, critics review that this is very rare and EXO’s first album records are becoming even more meaningful.