Since EXO‘s Baekhyun released his first solo debut mini-album, City Lights, he’s been breaking records left and right and now he’s got one more record to add to his ever-growing list!
At the beginning of July, it was revealed that Baekhyun became the 5th solo artist in the past decade to sell over 100,000 albums, broke a record that was held by EXO by placing no. 1 on iTunes charts in 62 countries, set a new record for EXO member with the highest-selling solo album, and broke a record for first-day sales for male solo artists on Hanteo.
Now Baekhyun has made history once again on the Gaon chart! On August 8, the Korea Music Content Association (KMCA) officially announced that Baekhyun’s City Lights had sold 508,321 copies and had ranked at no. 1 on July’s monthly album chart.
With over a half a million sales, the KMCA also went on to confirm that Baekhyun also made Gaon chart history with a new record for highest monthly sales of any album by a solo artist!