MANILA, Philippines – Alden Richards has conquered the international music scene. His self-titled album has entered the Top 10 World Albums chart of Billboard.
According to Billboard, the chart tracks "this week's top-selling world music albums, ranked by sales data as compiled by Nielsen Music."
The news was confirmed also confirmed by Universal Records, which released his album back in 2013.
CONGRATS BAE! Alden Richards' GOLD certified DEBUT album enters BILLBOARD WORLD ALBUM Chart! #ALDUBTogetherAgain pic.twitter.com/csKhpvPxXY — Universal Records PH (@universalrecph) October 7, 2015
Alden's career has been on the rise after his turn as the lovestruck, gallant Alden opposite Maine "Yaya Dub" Mendoza in Eat Bulaga's kalyeserye. In the story, Alden and Yaya Dub are in love with each other, but Lola Nidora, played by Wally Bayola is against the relationship from the start.
The show is a perennial trending topic on Twitter. The episode #AlDUBMostAwaitedDate gathered 12 million tweets, and #ALDUBEBForLove generated over 25 million tweets. (READ: #AlDub: The fun tandem of Alden Richards and 'Yaya Dub')
Alden is set to release his second album under GMA Records this October and has been promoting the album's single "Wish I May." – Rappler.com