The Oricon Chart, which records statistics on sales in the music industry in Japan, has reported that Girls’ Generation’s “The Best” album is ranked first for the week of August 4th. This is Girls’ Generation’s third album, following “Girls’ Generation” and “LOVE&PEACE”, to take first place on an Oricon weekly chart, making Girls’ Generation the first non-Japanese artist in Asia to ever have three albums to top the weekly chart.

“The Best” has also ranked first on the daily Oricon album charts for six consecutive days, from July 22nd to July 27th. Since its release, the album has sold 75,000 copies.

Purchase links for the physical “The Best” album are available here. The album is also available for download from iTunes in select countries.

Sources: Oricon 1, Oricon 2
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