Girl groups are the hottest things around in the K-pop circles these days. Read: Brown Eyed Girls, T-ara, KARA etc. However, on the 18th of August, Big Bang’s G-Dragon dominates over them with the release of his first solo album Heartbreaker.
According to Mnet Media on the 25th, G-Dragon swept past the girl groups to clinch the 1st place in the TOP 10 charts of August (3rd week). In addition, 5 other songs (including A Boy, The Leaders etc) clinched the 1st to 5th place in the download charts. In Mnet.com, G-Dragon received a high score of 9.01 from around 30,000 netizens.
According to Mnet trend reports, G-Dragon enjoys higher popularity among female fans (53%) and his main fan base consists of those in their teens (36%) and in their twenties (27%).
Just on 18th August alone, Mnet.com recorded 13,000 visitors and related sites have also garnered about 60,000 visitors.
Brown Eyed Girls dominated the charts for the past 3 weeks but is now at the #2 place.
Source @ibigbang [link], @asiae [link]