EX’ACT/LOTTO Repackage

“Ex’Act,” EXO’s third studio album was released and distributed on June 9th, 2016 by SM Entertainment worldwide. The studio album was released and distributed on multiple digital music streaming applications: YouTube, iTunes, Spotify, QQ Music, MelOn, Genie, and Naver. The studio album was simultaneously released in Korean and Mandarin in all regions. The repackaged edition of the studio album “Lotto” was released August 18th, 2016. EXO held their promotional showcase for their third studio album at Olympic Hall, Seoul on June 8, 2016. EXO began performing the album’s singles on South Korean music television programs on June 9. They embarked on their third headlining concert tour The Exo’rdium in July 2016. Member Kai was unable to engage in promotional activities due to an injury he sustained during the concert tour. 

EXO began promoting the repackaged edition “Lotto” on August 19. “Lotto” was deemed “unfit for broadcast” by KBS, MBC and Mnet, thus was promoted with modified lyrics under the alternative title “Louder” on these TV channels.

Achievements 

  • Ex’Act is the third consecutive studio album by Exo to have sold over 1 million copies, and their fourth album to have won the Mnet Asian Music Award for Album of the Year.
  • Prior to its release, Ex’Act received a record-breaking pre-order by retail outlets of over 660,000 physical copies. Three days after its release, the album became the fastest selling album in the history of South Korean album sales chart Hanteo at the time with over 450,000 physical copies sold, breaking the record previously held by Exo themselves’ fourth extended play Sing for You.
  • The Korean and Chinese versions of the album debuted at number one and two respectively on the Gaon weekly album chart. Both versions combined, the album debuted and peaked at number 2 on the Billboard World Albums chart.
  • On October 22, 2017, it was revealed by The Korean Music Copyright Association that “Monster” by Exo was the most streamed song in 2016 on two major South Korean music sites, Melon and Genie. The title track collected 190,898,389 and 36,688,492 million total streams in Melon and Genie respectively, thus crowning EXO as the most streamed group in 2016.
  • The Korean and Chinese versions of Lotto debuted at number one and two respectively on the Gaon weekly album chart. By the end of August 2016, Ex’Act had collectively sold 1,136,104 copies, becoming the third consecutive studio album by EXO to have sold over 1 million copies.

Charts

Weekly

  • “Ex’Act” (Korean vers.) peaked at #1 on Gaon’s South Korean Weekly Albums Chart
  • “Ex’Act” (Chinese vers.) peaked at #2 on Gaon’s South Korean Weekly Albums Chart
  • “Lotto” (Korean vers.) peaked at #1 on Gaon’s South Korean Weekly Albums Chart
  • “Lotto” (Chinese vers.) peaked at #2 on Gaon’s South Korean Weekly Albums Chart
  • “Ex’Act” (Korean vers.) peaked at #7 on Oricon’s Japan Weekly Albums Chart
  • “Ex’Act” (Chinese vers.) peaked at #35 on Oricon’s Japan Weekly Albums Chart
  • “Ex’Act” (Korean vers.) peaked at #24 on SNEP’s French Digital Weekly Albums Chart

Combined Versions

  • “Ex’Act” (combined) peaked at #2 on Billboard’s US World Albums Chart

Side Tracks 

  • “Monster” peaked at #1 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart 
  • “Lucky One” peaked at #3 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart 
  • “Can’t Bring Me Down” peaked at #3 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart
  • “Artificial Love” peaked at #5 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart  
  • “She’s Dreaming” peaked at #5 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart 
  • “Heaven” peaked at #6 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart 
  • “They Never Know” peaked at #8 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart
  • “Cloud 9” peaked at #9 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart  
  • “White Noise” peaked at #11 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart 
  • “One and Only” peaked at #12 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart 
  • “Stronger” peaked at #13 on Billboard’s US World Digital Song Sales Chart 

Awards 

  • “Monster” won first place on MBC’s Show Champion (June 16, 2016) 
  • “Monster” won first place on Mnet’s M Countdown (June 23, 2016) 
  • “Monster” won first place on Mnet’s M Countdown (June 30, 2016) 
  • “Monster” won first place on KBS’ Music Bank (June 17, 2016) 
  • “Monster” won first place on KBS’ Music Bank (June 24, 2016) 
  • “Monster” won first place on KBS’ Music Bank (July 1, 2016) 
  • “Monster” won first place on SBS’ Inkigayo (June 19, 2016) 
  • “Monster” won first place on SBS’ Inkigayo (June 26, 2016) 

  • “Lotto” (Louder) won first place on MBC’s Show Champion (August 31, 2016) 
  • “Lotto” (Louder) won first place on Mnet’s M Countdown (August 25, 2016) 
  • “Lotto” (Louder) won first place on Mnet’s M Countdown (September 1, 2016) 
  • “Lotto” (Louder) won first place on KBS’ Music Bank (August 26, 2016) 
  • “Lotto” (Louder) won first place on KBS’ Music Bank (September 2, 2016) 
  • “Lotto” (Louder) won first place on SBS’ Inkigayo (August 28, 2016) 
  • “Lotto” (Louder) won first place on SBS’ Inkigayo (September 4, 2016) 

Features included on this EP:

  1. “Lucky One”
  2. “Monster”
  3. “Artificial Love”
  4. “Cloud 9”
  5. “Heaven”
  6. “White Noise” (백색소음)”
  7. “One and Only” (유리어항)”
  8. “They Never Know”
  9. “Stronger”
  10. “Lucky One” (Instrumental)
  11. “Monster” (Instrumental)

  1. “Lucky One”
  2. “Monster”
  3. “Artificial Love”
  4. “Cloud 9”
  5. “Heaven”
  6. “White Noise” (白色噪音)”
  7. “One and Only” (玻璃鱼缸)”
  8. “They Never Know”
  9. “Stronger”
  10. “Lucky One” (Instrumental)
  11. “Monster” (Instrumental)

Additional features included on the repackaged EP:

  1. “Lotto”
  2. “Can’t Bring Me Down”
  3. “She’s Dreaming (꿈)”

  1. “Lotto”
  2. “Can’t Break Me Down”
  3. “She’s Dreaming (梦)”

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