[Reporter Se-yeon Park, Daily Economy Star Today]
Girl group Weeekly proved their extraordinary’K-Teen’ power through their 2nd mini album for 5 weeks.
Weeekly successfully ended the official album activity of the title track ‘Zig Zag’ of the 2nd mini album ‘We can’ that lasted 5 weeks after SBS ‘Inkigayo’ broadcast on the 15th.
Weekly, who has uninterruptedly played an active part in the first and second half of this year, from his debut album ‘We are’ in June and the 2nd mini album ‘We Can’ in October, is a powerful ‘super rookie in the K-pop market’, and gained the attention of the fans.
This rise also served as an opportunity for Weekly to hold the first rookie award trophy in their hands by winning the ‘Female Rookie Idol Award’ at the ‘2020 Brand of the Year’.
Weekly, who achieved the first ‘Rookie of the Year’ in just three months of debut, captivated the hearts of global fandoms beyond Korea with a friendly yet differentiated concept, music, and performance aiming for ‘Korea Teen’ at the average age of 17. We have gathered expectations as a new trend that will drive the ‘new wind’ of the girl group market.
In particular, the second weekly mini album, released in October, recorded a whopping 13,000 copies in the first week of the first week, and the current total sales reached 25,000 copies, breaking the highest sales figure among new girl groups that debuted in 2020. did. Here, the music video for the title song ‘Zig Zag’ has surpassed 10 million views on YouTube in just 4 days after being released, proving the remarkable power of breaking the ‘self-highest record’ of the record-music video with only two records.
Weeekly, which colored 2020 with the power of ‘K-Teen’, had a special communication with fans who sent generous support by uploading thank-you greetings through official SNS on the 15th, after the last episode.
Weeekly leader Lee Soo-jin said through the agency, “It was a fun and regret-free activity as it was an album that I prepared for a rather short period than the debut album, but I prepared hard to meet the Daily (official fandom name) who cheer me up.” She then expressed her determination, saying, “I will be working hard to provide a more special and new week in the future, even though the activities are over,” and “Please keep an eye on me!”
Weeekly, who successfully completed their 2nd mini album ‘We Can’ and the title song ‘Zig Zag’, is expecting to be on the stage of the year-end awards ceremony by attending the ‘2020 The Fact Music Awards’ held on December 12th.
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