Information from YG Entertainment has just confirmed: THE ALBUM of BLACKPINK has officially reached 1,209,543 copies globally. Of the more than 1.2 million units sold, 871,355 were from domestic sales, 319,000 copies were sold in the US-Europe region and 18,888 limited edition discs.
This has helped BLACKPINK break the record after 21 years, officially becoming the Kpop girl group with the best-selling album ever. The previous record belonged to the SES senior album Love , released in 1999 with a total recorded sales of 760,000 copies, far behind THE ALBUM of BLACKPINK.
THE ALBUM is also the first album of a Kpop girl group to achieve the achievement of selling over 1 million copies , a figure previously “monopolized” by boygroups. BLACKPINK is also the second female artist beside Taylor Swift to sell over 1 million album copies in 2020 .
Previously, BLACKPINK’s debut album quickly reached # 1 in iTunes in 57 countries , an achievement that no Kpop girlgroup could have achieved in all these years.
This product also helps BLACKPINK debut at position # 2 on both the Billboard 200 US and UK Official Charts UK , setting a record unprecedented for a girl group from Korea. The ALBUM has also been stable for 3 consecutive weeks in the top 10 of Billboard 200, making BLACKPINK fans extremely proud.
TOP 5 BEST SALES ALBUM BY A KPOP GIRLGROUP
01. THE ALBUM – BLACKPINK – 1.2 million copies
02. Love – SES – 760 thousand copies
03. MORE & MORE – TWICE – 563.6 thousand copies
04. Oneiric Diary – IZ * ONE – 537.8 thousand copies
05. BLOOM * IZ – IZ * ONE – 483.7 thousand copies
MV Lovesick Girls – BLACKPINK
However, THE ALBUM still has many mixed opinions when the single series in the album has slipped-steadily on the Billboard Hot 100. Lovesick Girls debuted at No. 59 on the Billboard Hot 100 , a position that did not exceed. were released by the “sisters” before.
Ice Cream ever reach 14th place, Sour Candy and How You Like That are reaching number 33, Kill This Love still stop in Grade 41 while DDU DDU-Du-Du also reached rank 55. Lovesick Girls have BLACKPINK’s single has the lowest position in 3 years on Billboard Hot 100 .
MV How You Like That – BLACKPINK