Girls’ Generation‘s first greatest hits Japanese album The BEST has made its way up to the #2 spot on the Oricon Album Chart.
Girls’ Generation’s The BEST album was released in Japan on July 23rd, and contains all of their Japanese hit songs released previously. The album has recently reappeared and risen to #2 on Oricon’s daily album chart.
The album placed first on the chart right after the release of the album, selling over 37,000 copies. Sales in copies rose to over 75,000 after the first week of release, and the group sets the record as the first non-Japanese girl group to have 3 of their Japanese albums placed at #1 on the music chart.