Stray Kids' influence extends to France
Stray Kids' influence extends to France
The group Stray Kids obtained their second gold certification from the French Phonographic Society (SNEP) with their mini album '樂-STAR'.

On the 6th (local time), the French Record Association announced on its official website that Stray Kids' mini album '樂-STAR', released in November 2023, achieved gold certification by recording album sales of more than 50,000 units. The French Phonographic Association, established in 1922, awards certification based on album and single sales.

With this, Stray Kids achieved their second gold certification from the French Recording Industry Association following their 3rd regular album '★★★★★ (5-STAR)' (Five Star). In the 'Top 200 Albums of 2023' chart announced by the French Phonographic Association in January this year, ★★★★★ (5-STAR) ranked 52nd and '樂-STAR' ranked 135th, the highest ranking among K-pop artists. By adding achievements, he showed off his mainstream presence.

Previously, in July 2023, he was the first K-pop artist to headline the local large-scale music festival 'Lollapalooza Paris', and in January 2024, he held the first French charity concert in K-pop boy group history, 'Yellow Coin Collection Charity Event' (Le The attention of global fans is focused on their outstanding performance, such as by attending the Gala des Pièces Jaunes and heating up local fans.

Stray Kids gained momentum and held concerts at three venues this summer: 'I-Days' in Milan, Italy, 'BST Hyde Park' in London, England, and 'Lollapalooza Chicago' in Chicago, USA. They decorate the headlining stage at a large music festival and continue their solid performance.

Lee Min-kyung, Ten Asia Reporter 2min_ror@tenasia.co.kr translated by google