iTunes Decides Chinese Pop Star’s Sales Will Not Count

This week, Ariana Grande followers had been confused to see their fav’s new single ‘thank u, subsequent’ sitting at quantity two on the iTunes chart, and that was possibly the most important downside lots of them had that day. The travesty occurred as a result of Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu’s new album Antares was dominating many of the iTunes prime ten listing, a lot to everybody’s shock, as Wu is vastly in style in China however comparatively unknown within the US. However, it now appears like Wu’s gross sales is not going to be counted in the direction of the iTunes gross sales chart in any case, since Apple decided the numbers had been acquired fraudulently. Variety is reporting that it seems the album’s launch was delayed in China, however not within the US, inspiring the singer’s big Asian viewers to seek out methods to buy the album early within the US iTunes retailer. Some of Variety’s sources declare this was really an intentional try to “recreation the U.S. system” and acquire publicity in in America. And whereas we will’t ensure if this really gained him any new followers, he’s actually made numerous Ariana Grande-loving sworn enemies.