Debut album of The HU hits No. 1 on Billboard World Albums chartArt & Culture
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Debut album ‘Gereg’ by Mongolian rock band, The Hu, who already found fame in the world of rock music, reached number one in the World Albums chart by Billboard this week. This is the first time ever an album by a Mongolian band taken the top ranking on the Billboard Music chart.
The Hu is a band with its own music genre ‘Hunnu rock’ inspired from the ancient Mongolian empire the Hun, combining heavy metal and traditional Mongolian throat singing. Founded in 2016 by Mongolian music producer B.Dashdondog, the Hu band released their first album ‘Gereg’ in the USA on 13 September with Eleven Seven Label Group.
In April 2019, their song “Wolf Totem” first hit the Billboard chart, ranking 22nd in the Hot Rock Songs category. At the same time, the song topped the Billboard’s chart Hard Rock Digital Song Sales thanks to the massive popularity it gained on social media platforms, while another song of the band - ‘Yuve Yuve Yu’ was ranked 7th on the same chart.
The band The Hu is currently on a tour across the US and Canada.