Stray Kids achieves another career high with '樂-STAR'
Stray Kids achieves another career high with '樂-STAR'
Stray Kids achieved career highs on various domestic and international charts with their new mini album '樂-STAR'.

Stray Kids officially released their new album '樂-STAR' and title song 'Rock (樂)' on November 10th.

'樂-STAR' ranked first on the Worldwide iTunes Album Chart and the European iTunes Album Chart on the 10th and 11th, and ranked first on the iTunes Album Chart in 32 overseas regions, including Japan, Thailand, and Chile, on a cumulative basis until the 12th. The title song 'Rock' also topped the iTunes song charts in 37 overseas regions, including Brazil, Singapore, and Finland, on a cumulative basis until the 12th.

In particular, a new record was set on the global music streaming platform Spotify. 'Rock' broke its own record for the number of daily streams and ranked 26th on the Daily Top Song Global Chart as of the 10th (local time), and also recorded its highest entry rankings at 56th and 51st on the US and Japanese charts.

Even domestically, they achieved record-breaking results. As of 11 p.m. on the 10th, 'Rock' ranked first on the Bugs and Genie real-time charts, and on Bugs, all songs were ranked from 1st to 8th, followed by the Genie real-time chart, Melon Top 100 chart, and FLO 24-hour chart. Successfully ranked all songs on the charts. In Japan, it proved its popularity by ranking first in the Line Music Daily Top 100 Album Ranking and the Recochoku Daily Album Ranking as of the 10th.

The new album swept the top spot on Hanteo Chart's daily physical album chart and Circle Chart's daily retail album chart on the 10th and 11th. Based on Hanteo Chart, it sold 1,885,065 copies on the 10th and 2,173,536 copies as of the 11th, achieving million-selling within one day of release and double million-selling within two days. As a result, the minis released in October 2022 and June 2023 respectively. Following the album 'MAXIDENT' and the 3rd regular album '★★★★★ (5-STAR)' (Five Star), three consecutive works have become double million sellers.

The 'Rock' music video ranked first on YouTube's music video trending worldwide on the afternoon of the 10th, the day of its release, and stayed at the top for four consecutive days, entering the YouTube trending rankings in 74 regions around the world. Around 4 a.m. on the 12th, the number of views exceeded 20 million at the fastest rate ever, and as of 9 a.m. on the 13th, it exceeded 27.84 million views.

The new song 'Rock' is a new work by the group's production team 3RACHA, who created the title songs of all albums released starting with the official debut song 'District 9' in March 2018, and is released through Stray Kids Music. It has its own powerful addictiveness and intensity.

With the title song 'Rock', Stray Kids, who say they will "enjoy it properly," are full of joyful energy and are raising their altitude to a higher place.

Kim Se-ah, Ten Asia reporter translated by google