K-pop boy band WINNER returned to the music scene with a new album after more than a year.
WINNER has released the album “Fate Number For,” their first album as four members since Tae-hyun left the group last November.
“Thank you for waiting and constantly staying with us. Such a thankful day. We are sincerely and ‘Really Really’ thankful,” said Seung-hoon, Seung-yoon, Min-ho, and Jin-woo.
The album quickly rose to No. 1 on iTunes Top Albums chart in 18 countries and territories consisting of the Philippines, Brunei, Colombia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mexico, Norway, Ukraine, Sweden, Turkey, Singapore, Macau, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam, and Hong Kong.
As of press time, the album was No. 3 in Canada and No. 7 in the US’ iTunes charts.
“Fate Number For” features the songs “Really Really” and “Fool.”
In Korea, “Really Really” peaked at No. 1 on real-time charts.
The music video for “Really Really” reached 2 million views and “Fool” garnered 1.65 million hits in 18 hours since these were released on April 4.
Award-winning American Dave Meyers directed the “Really Really” music video, his first K-pop video project.
Meyers has won a Grammy, and VMA and MTV awards. To date, he has directed many music videos including those of Katy Perry, Missy Elliott, Jennifer Lopez, Pink, Usher and Mariah Carey.
He directed the music video of the “Beauty And The Beast” song featuring Ariana Grande and John Legend.
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