GOT7, iKON, and Seventeen Land Top 10 on World Billboard Charts
John Kim, Oct. 7, 2015, 10:31 a.m.
K pop boy groups GOT7, iKON, and Seventeen have all landed on the top 10 list on the World Billboard Charts. GOT7's new album 'MAD' has debuted at the top for this week, but that's not all. iKON's debut half album 'Welcome Back' has also debuted at 3rd! Another impressive thing to note is that Seventeen's 'Boys Be' album is still ranked in the top 10 for yet another week, this time at #7.
GOT7 is a multi-national K-pop boy group formed by JYP Entertainment in 2014. Got7 has seven members: leader JB, Mark, Junior, Jackson, Youngjae, BamBam and Yugyeom. The group is multinational with members hailing from South Korea, Hong Kong, Thailand, and the United States.
iKON is a South Korean boy band formed by YG Entertainment. The seven members are B.I, Bobby, Kim Jinhwan, Koo Junhoe, Song Yunhyeong, Kim Donghyuk and Jung Chanwoo. According to YG CEO Yang Hyun Suk, the "C" in "ICON" was replaced with a "K" Because he wanted them to become an 'icon' for Korea.
Seventeen is a South Korean boy group formed by Pledis Entertainment. The thirteen members are separated into three different units to showcase their individual areas of specialization: the hip-hop unit consists of leader S.coups, Mingyu, Wonwoo and Vernon; the vocal unit consists of Woozi, Jeonghan, Joshua, DK and Seungkwan, and the performance unit is made up of Hoshi, Jun, The8 and Dino