New Jeans Sold Their Album Over 260,000 Copies In One Day Setting A New Record

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NewJeans, a K-pop rookie group, has smashed yet another record. ‘New Jeans,’ the group’s self-titled first album, sold over 260,000 copies in one day. This is the first-day sales of any debut album published since September 2019. Aside from enormous fan love for their debut, the trio also charted high on many local and international charts, receiving considerable notice. The first album, which features three title singles and one b-side tune, was physically published on August 8. On August 1, the digital edition of NewJeans’ first album was published.

NewJeans also smashed numerous records With their much-anticipated release

On August 8, the mini-album was physically released. According to Hanteo statistics, it sold 262,815 copies on the first day of release, which is a significant figure for any artist, much alone a rookie trio. With this, ‘New Jeans’ has become Hanteo’s best-selling debut album by a female group. Previous record holders were LE SSERAFIM, whose first album ‘FEARLESS’ sold 176,861 copies on its first day. The album was also the third debut album by a female group to have the most first-week sales on Hanteo, having surged to the top on the first day of its release. NewJeans’ first album was published digitally on August 1, with the physical CD following on August 8.

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NewJeans’ album pre-order volume hit over 444,000 copies in four days, according to the group’s label ADOR, the biggest reported sales volume for a K-pop girl group debut album in history. However, the physical record will only be sold at Weverse Shop Global. Physical copies of the album are available at Weverse Shop Japan and Universal Music Japan.

Aside from physical album sales, the band set various digital streaming records with their album. On the day it was released, their first album ‘New Jeans’ earned 2.06 million streams, 226,000 total listeners, and 88,000 Spotify followers. In all three categories, the group has established the greatest record of any K-pop female group that debuted this year. NewJeans’ “Attention” and “Hype Boy,” in particular, spent two days at the top of the Korean Spotify ‘Daily Top Song’ list. Furthermore, “Cookie” was rated third on August 2 KST, while “Hurt” was placed fifth.

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More information about the group

The release of the group was initially hinted about in July 2022. The group was unveiled with a surprise music video that accompanied the group’s voyage. On July 1, 2022, ADOR issued a series of teasers for an upcoming female group. Min Hee-jin, a creative director and board member of SM Entertainment, established the group. The group debuted on the ADOR label. HYBE created its ADOR sub-label last year, which will be helmed by Min Hee-jin.