SMTOWN's "The Warmest Gift" debuts in 1st place on Gaon weekly chart
SMTOWN released its 1st family winter album in 2 years last week on December 13th, just in time for the holidays. SM Entertainment artists that contributed to the album included Kangta, BoA, TRAX, TVXQ, Super Junior with Henry and Zhoumi, CSJH Dana&Sunady, Zhang Liyin, Girls' Generation, SHINee, f(x), and J-Min. The album became a hit among SM artist fans and this is reflected in this week's Gaon Album Chart as "The Warmest Gift" makes its debut in 1st place, and is followed by male group BoyFriend's 3rd single "I'll Be There" and Yim Jaebum's special album "Free" respectively.
The individual tracks on found on SMTOWN's "The Warmest Gift" did not rank as high as the album itself on the weekly Gaon Single Chart, with Girls' Generation's "Diamond" ranking in 52nd place, Super Junior's "Santa You Are The One" with Henry and Zhoumi in 64th place, f(x)'s "1,2,3" in 106th place, SHINee's "Last Christmas" in 127th place, BoA's "Distance" in 131st place, and TVXQ's "Sleigh Ride" in 162nd place.
In other news, A-Nation's "for Life Best HIT Live" be aired online (http://live.nicovideo.jp/watch/lv74534336) on December 23rd at 11PM local time and users must log in to watch. The DVD for A-Nation's "for Life Best HIT Live" was released a few days ago on December 21st. BoA's performance of "Bump Bump!" and "Quincy" is included in the setlist.
Writer: Uni (BoAjjang.com)
News Source: Gaon Weekly Chart, BoA's Official Japanese Website