TREASURE’s Second Single Receives 200 Thousand Pre-orders… Green Light on Becoming ‘Half Million Sellers’

2020-09-15 10:39 am

[헤럴드경제=고승희 기자] YG’s rookie group received the green light on becoming ‘half million sellers’.

According to YG Entertainment on September 15, TREASURE’s second single album ‘THE FIRST STEP : CHAPTER TWO’ received almost 200 thousand pre-orders as of yesterday.

While there is still a week left until physical copies will be released, orders are increasing in the order of Japan, China, and Korea. Related officials of YG hinted, “They are expected to hit the initial sales record set with their debut album”.

TREASURE’s debut album ‘THE FIRST STEP : CHAPTER ONE’ achieved over 160 thousand initial sales last month, setting the biggest record among K-Pop groups who have made debut this year.

The accumulated sales until now add up to approximately 240 thousand copies. At this rate, TREASURE is expected to hit a total of 500 thousand sales with two single albums, in less than 2 months since making debut.

TREASURE has topped iTunes Top song charts in 19 different countries with their debut title song ‘BOY’, topped Japan Line Music’s Daily Chart, and China QQ Music’s Top Rising Chart. Furthermore, TREASURE was placed on the top ranks of US Billboard’s ‘World Digital Song Sales’, ‘Emerging Artists’, and ‘Social 50’ Charts.

Their second single album ‘THE FIRST STEP : CHAPTER TWO’ will be released on the 19th. The physical copies of the album, including the two songs and their instrumental versions, will become available on the 22nd through nationwide retailers online and offline, including YG SELECT.

2020. 9. 15.