According to his agency SM Entertainment on the 27th, D.O.'s first solo album, "Empathy" which was released the day before, topped the iTunes Top Albums Chart in 59 regions around the world, including the U.S., Canada, Australia, and the United Arab Emirates.
It also topped the digital album sales charts on Chinese platforms such as QQ Music, Cougou Music, and Cower Music.
"Empathy" is D.O's first solo album released in nine years since his debut and contains emotional songs with an acoustic atmosphere.
D.O. explained through his agency the previous day, "I love the sound of acoustic guitars and I felt comfortable listening to them, so I decided on the direction of the songs with guitar."