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K-Pop sensations NCT 127 enter ARIA Top 20 with album via Virgin Music


Universal Music Group’s new Virgin Music imprint heralds the local success of global hits NCT 127.

The album of the K-Pop group STICKER debuted at No. 16 on the ARIA Albums chart this week, making them the fourth K-Pop group to make their Top 20 debut in Australia.

The album is also the first release under a deal between group label SM Entertainment and Virgin Music in Australia.

Timothy Janes, managing director of Virgin Music ANZ, and Gavin Parry of SM Entertainment predicted that K-Pop would take further steps in Australia soon.

“Virgin Australia is thrilled to be a part of the launch of the NCT 127 album through our global partnership with SM Entertainment and looks forward to participating in future K-Pop releases in the ANZ region,” said Janes.

Parry added, “The result of the local NCT 127 charts shows that the band, and K-Pop more generally, has become very relevant to the ANZ market and we can expect to see a lot more K-Pop artists from. SM Entertainment will impact our charts in the near future. future.”

The album ranked # 1 in South Korea, # 3 in the US, # 8 in Japan, and # 40 in the UK.

The group recently performed lead single ‘Sticker’ on The Late Late Show with James Corden.

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