[Reporter Se-yeon Park, Daily Economy Star Today]
Group ENHYPEN recorded 280,000 copies for the first week with their debut album, setting the best record among their debut groups in 2020.
According to Hanteo Chart, a site for recording album sales on the 7th, ENHYPEN’s debut album ‘BORDER: DAY ONE’, released on the 30th of last month, sold 280,873 copies for a week of release (November 30th to December 6th). In particular, on the 30th of last month, the debut date and the first day of its release, ENHYPEN reached the top of the daily album category with sales of 229,991 copies.
The sales volume of 280,000 copies in the first week of release is the best record among the K-pop groups that debuted this year, and the hot global interest that had been prominent before ENHYPEN’s debut was proven by numbers in just a week.
They are making remarkable achievements through sound sources on various global charts. Immediately after the album was released, it was ranked in the top 5 in 34 countries and regions on the iTunes ‘Top Album’ chart, and the title song ‘Given-Taken’ reached the top 5 in the ‘Top Song’ chart in 17 countries and regions.
Among them, the strength in the US and Japan draws attention. ‘BORDER: DAY ONE’ entered the Oricon Daily Album Chart on December 4 and went directly to No. 1, and ranked No. 1 in Japan on the iTunes ‘Top Album’ chart, and No. 1 in the real-time Top 100 chart of Line Music in Japan on the 4th. In addition, 6 songs from ‘BORDER: DAY ONE’, including the title song ‘Given-Taken’, entered the US iTunes ‘Top Song’ chart.
Global fans’ interest in the ‘Given-Taken’ music video is also explosive. The number of views exceeded 1 million views in 3 hours and 20 minutes after the release of the music video, and the number of views exceeded 10 million views around 7:20 pm on the 1st in 25 hours and 20 minutes. It is recording 16 million views on 7 days.
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