K-pop star Kang Daniel sets sales record for debut solo album despite six-month hiatus

Kang Daniel's debut solo album Colour On Me, released last month after close to half a year with no releases and activities, exceeded 450,000 pre-orders and broke records for the highest number of first week sales for a solo artist in South Korea.
Kang Daniel's debut solo album Colour On Me, released last month after close to half a year with no releases and activities, exceeded 450,000 pre-orders and broke records for the highest number of first week sales for a solo artist in South Korea.PHOTO: THISISDANIEL_K/INSTAGRAM

SINGAPORE - In the cut-throat world of K-pop, a six-month hiatus could easily derail an up-and-coming young singer.

This was not the case for K-pop idol Kang Daniel.

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