TVXQ! Debut on Social 50 Chart at 15-Year Anniversary


After 15 years within the Okay-pop trade, TVXQ! remains to be discovering new accomplishments to land.

The legendary Korean outfit makes their debut on Billboard's Social 50 chart this week, beginning at No. 29 because the week's solely new entry. For the week of Dec. 21 to 27, TVXQ! noticed a slew of exercise on Twitter, incomes four,000 new Twitter followers (up 411 p.c from final week), 16,000 Twitter mentions (up 64 p.c) and 173,000 Twitter reactions (up 922 p.c). The group additionally noticed a surge in Wikipedia exercise, incomes 5,000 Wikipedia views (up 23 p.c).

The Social 50 is powered by knowledge tracked by music analytics firm Next Big Sound and ranks the most well-liked artists on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Wikipedia and Tumblr. The chart's methodology blends weekly additions of pals/followers/followers together with artist web page views and engagement. The chart’s newest monitoring week ended Dec. 27 and sees the primary 4 slots occupied by Okay-pop acts together with TVXQ!'s labelmates EXO and NCT (at Nos. 2 and three, respectively).

Not solely did TVXQ! launch their newest LP New Chapter #2 : The Truth of Love, which was billed as a 15th anniversary particular album and included a collaboration with Taeyong of Social 50 mainstay NCT, members Max and U-Know additionally celebrated their anniversary with a career-spanning efficiency on Korean tv. On the year-end 2018 MBC Music Festival particular, the blokes delivered certainly one of their signature hits in 2008's "Mirotic" in addition to 2018's "The Chance of Love," their comeback single after serving the nation's obligatory navy service which turned their largest home chart hit since 2014.

As a enjoyable Okay-pop historical past truth, TVXQ! made their first public look as a bunch — on the time, a quintet — on Dec. 26, 2003 at a Korean live performance for Britney Spears and BoA earlier than releasing their debut single "Hug" the next month. (Another enjoyable, unrelated, truth is that Spears co-wrote the music "Look Who's Talking" that will finish up on BoA's self-titled English album launched in 2009.)

Watch TVXQ! present why they stay Okay-pop royalty within the MBC Music Festival efficiency under: