Girls' Generation's 'Lion Heart' Roars Group to Second No. 1 on World Albums

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Girls' Generation at KCON 2015

Girls' Generation's Lion Heart found a special place in the hearts of fans, who sent it to No. 1 on Billboard's World Albums chart. It's the second chart-topper for the act, putting them in a select group of K-pop artists with multiple No. 1s.

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Girls' Generation's latest No. 1 follows their other chart-topper on World Albums, 2013's I Got a Boy. GG is now the sixth K-pop act to score multiple No. 1s on the ranking. They join SHINee, EXO, G-Dragon and their own splinter sub-unit consisting of members Taeyeon, Tiffany and Seohyun in Girls' Generation-TTS (all with two), plus B.A.P (with three). Notably, four out of the six acts to earn multiple chart-toppers come from SM Entertainment: Girls' Generation, Girls' Generation-TTS, SHINee and EXO are all under the same Korean label.