NEW K.ID's WEEKLY IDOL CHART: STAYC & BLACKPINK STAY AT THE TOP & BTOB JOINS THE TOP 3
Group STAYC keeps its #1 title on NEW K.ID’s Weekly Idol Chart. The girls successfully wrapped up their TV promotional activities for their song “ASAP”. Member Sumin also celebrated her first Rookie of the Year award during this round of promotions. She stated that she was very grateful for the award and is happy that the song was so well received. She added that she will “come back with a better song next time.” STAYC released their second single “STAYDUM” last month and made it to the Billboard K-POP 100 chart with their title song “ASAP”, breaking both the music and album's own record. Their song “ASAP” continues to rank on Korean weekly charts and the music video has exceeded 20 million views in just nine days since its release.
Again at the #2 spot is BLACKPINK. The group is set to release their live album “BLACKPINK ‘THE SHOW’ in June 1st. The album will feature live performances from their livestream concert "YG PALM STAGE – 2020. YG Entertainment has announced the album will consist of two CDs, with a total of 15 songs and a collection of photo books, photo cards, stickers and more from various concert sites. The livestream concert was held on January 31 with about 280,000 subscribers on YouTube's "THE SHOW", with 19.2% viewership in the United States, recording the highest viewership at the time.
Coming in at #3 is BTOB. The group is set to team up with ATEEZ and Stray Kids on Mnet’s “Kingdom: Legendary War. In the upcoming third round, they will compete against the team consisting of THE BOYZ, SF9, and iKON.
Taking the #4 spot is Dreamcatcher. And following behind at #5 is Super Junior. Super Junior member Yesun breaks his initial solo album record with his forth mini-album “Beautiful Night”. He breaks his own record by selling over 85,000 copies, which is twice the number of albums sold for his 3rd mini-album “Pink Magic”.
ENHYPHEN takes #6 spot. The group has been gaining a lot of fame in the US recently, especially with the release of their album “BORDER: CARNIVAL”. Their "BORDER: CARNIVAL" album ranked 13th in Billboard’s World Album Chart, and title song "Drunk-Dazed" ranked 5th in World Digital Song Sales and 145th in the Billboard Global Chart.
Next up at #7 is ROCKET PUNCH. The group’s agency Woolim Entertainment released ROCKET PUNCH’s 'Ring Ring' music video teaser. The teaser reveals the group’s new retro concept and
addictive melody, which will be released on the May 17th.
And at #8 is DAY6. DAY6 member Wonpil proved his potential in his first musical debut in the romance musical "Midnight Sun". He led the opening performance, and received positive reviews from the audience.
TXT takes the #9 spot this week. The group celebrates its 800 days since their debut just ahead of their comeback. Finally, at #10 on NEW K-ID’s Weekly Idol Chart is GOT7. Former GOT7 member JB will be returning to the music scene, joining H1ghr Music under the name “JAYB”. His first single is scheduled to be released on the 14th. He stated that his move to H1gher Music brings him closer to his goal of becoming a more multi-faceted artist.
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