EXO's New Album Races Up Billboard 200

Boy band EXO's new album ranked 129th on the Billboard 200 on Friday, the highest slot ever achieved by a male Korean singer or band on the main U.S. album chart, proving their global popularity.

"Overdose" was released through iTunes on May 7 in two languages -- Korean and Chinese. The Korean version entered the Billboard album chart.

It is the third K-pop act to hit the Billboard 200 this year after 2NE1 and Girls' Generation.

englishnews@chosun.com / May 19, 2014 09:48 KST