Girl group ‘NewJeans' has sold more than 310,000 album copies in the first week of debut. This sets a new record in K-pop history amongst girl groups. After their debut on August 8th, as of yesterday, Hanteo Chart announced that ‘NewJeans’ had sold a tremendous 311,271 copies in just one week of release.
Not only does ‘NewJeans’ hold a record for the first week but on their debut day, the album sold 262,815 copies, making it the first album in K-pop history to have sold over 200,000 copies on the first day.
Tracks 'Attention', 'Hip Boy', and 'Cookie' from the debut album are currently sweeping the charts on major Korean music platforms such as Melon, Genie and Bugs.
The number of music video viewings also boasts the popularity of the rookie girl group. Stage performance clips from Mnet's 'M Countdown', KBS-2TV's 'Music Bank' and SBS-TV's 'Inkigayo' hold the highest number of views among the artists on the day.
Led by CEO Min Hee-Jin under the entertainment label ‘Ador’, the group consists of five members: Minji, Danielle, Haerin, Hanni and Hyein.