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CL first S. Korean female solo to enter Billboard Hot 100

All Headlines 10:14 October 12, 2016

SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Yonhap) -- Singer-rapper CL has become the first South Korean female solo artist to enter the Billboard's Hot 100 chart, her agency said on Wednesday.

The 25-year-old musician claimed the 94th spot on the U.S. benchmark music chart with her debut EP "Lifted" on Tuesday (U.S. time).

Following the EP's release on Aug. 19, CL made appearances on several television shows, including American talk show "The Late Late Show with James Corden" on CBS.

On Oct. 29, CL will kick off her U.S.-Canada tour "Hello Bitches Tour 2016" in New York, set to cover a total of nine cities in the North American region.

The captured image of the Billboard's Hot 100 chart, released by YG Entertainment, shows CL's placement among the U.S. benchmark chart. (Yonhap)
This photo, released by YG Entertainment, is a promotional poster for South Korean singer-rapper CL's North American tour, "Hello Bitches Tour 2016." (Yonhap)

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