Monsta X tops Billboard’s Hot Trending Songs, weekly album charts in Korea  

K-pop boy band Monsta X topped the latest Billboard Hot Trending Songs and the weekly album charts in South Korea.

According to Billboard, Monsta X’s “Deny” grabbed the No. 1 spot on the Jan. 21-dated Hot Trending Songs chart.

Monsta X (Twitter)

The Billboard Hot Trending Songs chart dated Jan. 21, 2023 (Billboard)

“Deny” is a song in Monsta X’s new album “Reason,” which came out on Jan. 9. In addition, four other songs in the album are in the top 10.

“Cresendo” is No. 5 followed by “Lone Ranger” at No. 6, “Daydream” at No. 7 and “It’s Alright” at No. 9.

“Billboard’s Hot Trending charts, powered by Twitter, track global music-related trends and conversations in real-time across Twitter, viewable over either the last 24 hours or past seven days. A weekly, 20-position version of the chart, covering activity from Friday through Thursday of each week, posts alongside Billboard’s other weekly charts on each Tuesday, with the latest tracking period running Jan. 6-12,” according to Billboard.

In South Korea, “Reason” led the weekly album chart, according to Hanteo Chart.

“Reason” sold 326,503 copies (equivalent to 372,257 in physical record index) from Jan. 9 and 15 to top Hanteo’s weekly album chart.

Here is Hanteo Chart’s weekly physical album chart from Jan. 9 to 15:

1. Monsta X - Reason - 372,257 (physical record index)

2. SF9 - The Piece Of9 - 197,632

3. ASTRO’s Moonbin and Sanha - Incense - 57,377

4. WayV - Phantom - 22,447

5. Super Junior - The Road - 20,905

6. NewJeans - OMG - 17,400

7. Red Velvet - The Reve Festival 2022: Birthday - 15,287

8. NewJeans - NewJeans - 11,611

9. NCT Dream - Candy - 8,763

10. Le Sserafim - Antifragile - 5,607