My Tam becomes Vietnam’s first Billboard singer

Vietnamese pop singer My Tam has become the country’s first-ever artist to be listed on Billboard’s World Albums chart, after releasing her ninth studio album ‘Tam 9’. The World Albums chart by American entertainment brand Billboard provides rankings for the 15 best-selling world music albums of each week. Using combined physical and digital sales data compiled by Nielsen Music, My Tam’s album debuted on the chart in tenth place this week after Billboard updated their rankings, local media have reported. The Da Nang-born singer made headlines last year when her ninth studio album ‘Tam 9’ sold out its first 10,000 physical copies in just one week after its release on December 3, 2017. ‘Tam 9’ comes four years after My Tam’s previous studio album and contains 13 tracks that lay bear the singer’s emotions and explore the theme of love from various perspectives. A screen grab showing My Tam’s ninth studio album ‘Tam 9’ ranked in tenth place on Billboard’s World Albums chart A digital version of the album is available for purchase on iTunes Store in January and quickly became the fastest selling album on the platform in Vietnam after only two days, with all 13 tracks on the best-seller list, according to Vietnamese news site Tri Thuc Tre (Young Scholar). “My Tam is timeless. Her songs speak to your heart and soul like no other. She is something old, something new, and most definitely everything blue. With heartbreaking melodies and a soulful vocal, My Tam has once again… [Read full story]


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