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[100622/KPOP] FT ISLAND AND CN BLUE TOPS TAIWAN MUSIC CHARTS

Korean rock bands FT Island (top) and CNBLUE (below) [FNC Music]

Korean rock bands FT Island and CNBLUE have topped the weekly music charts of Taiwan during the week of June 11 to 17, according to their agency FNC Music on Tuesday.

A press release from FNC stated that FT Island’s latest single “Flower Rock” positioned itself at No. 1 and CNBLUE’s “BlueLove” came in second place on Taiwan’s G-Music and Five Music weekly charts, respectively.

“It’s inspiring to see how both FT Island and CNBLUE were able to see such great results with their albums,” an associate from FNC explained.

FT Island’s “Flower Rock” had made a successful debut in Japan, coming in third place on the prestigious Oricon chart on the same of its release on May 19.

FT Island (Five Treasure Island), composed of members Lee Hong-ki, Lee Jae-jin, Song Seung-hyun, Choi Min-hwan and Choi Jong-hoon, made their debut in 2007 with their first album “Cheerful Sensibility.”

The group recently gave a free live concert in front of 5,000 fans in Osaka and Tokyo and will return to the Korean music scene in mid-August.

CNBLUE have been enjoying success with their title track “Love” in Taiwan, placing within the top 5 singles on several music sites such as emome, Taiwan Mobile, and ez Peer.

The group released two singles in Japan before breaking into the local music scene with their album “Bluetory.” They are currently preparing for their first concert in Korea on July 31 titled “Listen to the CNBLUE.”

source: asiae.co.kr

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