The girl group's new EP surpasses America's previously highest-charting K-pop album
For the first time as all nine members, Girls' Generation earns a spot on the Billboard 200 with its new EP, "Mr. Mr." The all-Korean set hits No. 110, selling just over 3,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
The six-track record surpasses the previously highest-charting K-pop album on the Billboard 200. The "Twinkle" EP released by Girls' Generation - TTS, a splinter trio featuring members Tae Yeon, Tiffany and Seohyun, hit No. 126 in 2012. With 3,000 copies sold, the sub unit had held the title for highest-charting K-pop album until this week.