[Daily Economic Star Today Sung Jung Eun reporter]

Boy group EXOs’ Chan-Yeul and Rey proved popular in China by being selected as the winners of the ‘2019 Tencent Music Entertainment Awards’ (2019 腾讯 音乐 娱乐 盛典, Tencent Music Entertainment Awards 2019), one of the biggest music awards in China.

The 2019 Tencent Music Entertainment Awards is a music awards ceremony held in Macau on December 8th. Prior to this, on November 1-10, ten prestigious mobile winners were selected for paid members of Tencent Music Entertainment’s four major music platforms. On September 11, the SNS Weibo account announced that Chanyeol was the most popular overseas artist and the most popular male singer in mainland China. It showed local popularity

In particular, the awards ceremony hosted by Tencent Music Entertainment, the largest operator of the Chinese music market, is an integrated awards ceremony of QS Music, Cougar Music, Coo Music, and Whiskey (WeSing, All People K 歌, Karaoke Applications) under Tencent Music Entertainment. Incorporating the annual awards ceremony of each platform adds significance to the awards as it is held for the first time this year.

This year, Chanyeol was ranked # 1 on the iTunes Top Album chart worldwide with the world’s debut album “ What a Life, ” which was Sehun & Chanyeols (EXO-SC). It also made QQ Music Album Sales Chart Following the first place, Weibo Live Broadcast, which celebrated the release of the album, recorded 211.7 million concurrent users, exceeding 2 million for the first time among Korean artists, as well as the highest number.

In addition, Ray announced the digital album ‘Honey’ (Honey), which participated in composing and arranging all songs in June, and recorded sales of more than 1.18 million digital albums in just three minutes from the scheduled sale of music sources in QQ Music, China. The first solo concert tour ‘Seafaring’ is also popular in five cities including Shanghai, Chongqing, Nanjing, Beijing, and Bangkok.

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