Recently, Oricon announced that TWICE ‘s album sales in Japan reached 3.31 million copies. The previous record held by KARA for 10 years with 3.24 million records sold, thanks to surpassing her seniors, 9 girls from JYP Entertainment became the best-selling Kpop girl group in the country of cherry blossoms.
TWICE became the best-selling Kpop girl group in Japan
The previous record held by KARA for 10 years
Years ago, TWICE held a unique position in the girl group album race, but now they have to face the rise of BLACKPINK . THE ALBUM – the debut full album of 4 YG girls has become the record of the best-selling Korean female artist of all time, debuting at No. 2 on the Billboard 200, the total hard disk that they “sold out” in 2020, it will surpass TWICE.
However, with the record sales record that TWICE has just set up in Japan, it can be seen in this market, BLACKPINK is not yet a rival of TWICE. Previously, the JYP girlgroup also received the title of best-selling girl group in Korea, surpassing SES with sales of up to 5.8 million copies. The total album that TWICE sold in Korea and Japan has reached more than 10 million copies, thereby setting the record for the first Kpop girl group to exceed this milestone.
Where is BLACKPINK popular …
.. but in Japan they are not yet a rival of TWICE
Thus, in terms of the total number of albums sold in 5 years of their career, TWICE completely conquered the female group segment in the Korean – Japanese market. The 9 girls will release a Japanese single called Kura Kura on May 12, promising that the group’s album sales in the country of the rising sun will continue to increase after this music product hits the shelves.
TWICE is also the first Kpop girl group to sell 10 million albums in Korea and Japan
Source: KB – Photo: Interne