Attack of Twice, career high in the US... Ranked #1 on ‘Billboard 200’
Attack of Twice, career high in the US... Ranked #1 on ‘Billboard 200’
Group Twice topped the US Billboard main chart 'Billboard 200'.

According to Billboard's announcement on its official website on the 3rd (local time), Twice's new mini album 'With YOU-th', released on February 23rd, sold 95,000 units in the United States (rumi). (based on Nate's tally) and ranked first on the 'Billboard 200'.

Previously, Twice achieved the combined album and streaming sales of 153,000 copies with its previous work 'READY TO BE', which entered the 'Billboard 200' at number 2 in March 2023, recording the highest sales by a K-pop girl group of all time on Billboard. established. In addition, since first entering the 'Billboard 200' chart with the 9th mini album 'MORE & MORE' in June 2020, the 2nd full-length album 'Eyes wide open' and the 10th mini album 'Taste of Love' '(Taste of Love), 3rd regular album 'Formula of Love: O+T=<3'(Formula of Love: O+T=<3), 11th mini album 'BETWEEN 1&2' (Between One&Two), 'READY Following 'TO BE', 'With YOU-th' set the record for the most entries on the 'Billboard 200' chart among K-pop girl groups. In particular, Twice became the first non-English album to reach #1 on the Billboard 200 this year.

'With YOU-th' rose to the ranks of million-sellers, recording 1,063,615 copies in the first week (album sales for a week based on release date) according to Hanteo Chart, an album statistics website. Twice, who debuted in October 2015, made the new album released in 2024, 10 years after its debut, the first million-selling work in its career, and set its own record by reaching #1 on the Billboard 200. As a result of the consistency and continuous growth of Twice, which has set numerous records as the representative K-pop girl group, domestic and foreign K-pop fans, including Once (fandom name: ONCE), expressed their congratulations and support, saying, "Of course, Twice." there is.

Previously, the album 'With YOU-th' ranked first on the worldwide iTunes album chart for three consecutive days from February 23rd, and was ranked at the top of the iTunes album chart in 25 regions around the world, including the United States, Japan, and Mexico, on a cumulative basis until the 26th. . The title song 'ONE SPARK' music video ranked #1 on YouTube's music video trending worldwide for three days starting on the 24th.

Twice will visit Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas, USA on March 16 to continue the excitement of their fifth world tour 'READY TO BE', which will hold 49 concerts in 27 regions around the world. In July, she will establish herself as a 'global stadium artist' at the Yanmar Stadium Nagai in Osaka, Japan, and the Nissan Stadium in Kanagawa, where she is the first foreign female artist to enter.

Choi Ji-ye, Ten Asia Reporter translated by google