NewJeans, a rising K-pop girl group, has achieved a significant milestone with their second mini album ‘Get Up.’ According to Hanteo Chart, on July 28th, the album amassed an impressive 1.65 million album sales during its first week of release. This achievement places ‘Get Up’ in the second spot for Initial Chodong sales (one week after release) of all K-pop girl group albums. The first position in first-week album sales for K-pop girl groups is held by aespa’s 3rd mini album ‘MY WORLD,’ which sold 1.69 million copies in May. BLACKPINK’s ‘BORN PINK,’ which had held the top spot with 1.54 million copies in September of 2023, was surpassed by NewJeans’ ‘Get Up,’ pushing them to the third spot.
NewJeans’ Impressive Growth Pattern
NewJeans’ rapid growth trajectory is evident, considering their achievements in just one year since their debut. Their first mini album, ‘NewJeans,’ released in August 2022, set a new standard for debut collections by a girl group, with 310,000 copies sold in the first week. Their single collection ‘OMG,’ released in January 2023, sold 700,000 copies shortly after its release. Now, with ‘Get Up,’ the group has achieved a massive 1.65 million copies sold in the first week, showcasing a significant increase compared to their previous albums. On the release day itself, nearly 1.2 million copies were sold, and NewJeans has now achieved three continuous million-seller titles in just a year.
NewJeans’ International Success with ‘Super Shy’
Aside from their exceptional album sales, NewJeans has also been making waves internationally with their track ‘Super Shy.’ The song reached No. 64 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and No. 59 on the UK Official Singles Chart Top 100, marking the group’s highest positions on both charts to date. Additionally, all tracks from the album have been on the chart for six consecutive days (July 21-26) on Spotify US Daily Top Songs. On weekly charts of major Korean music platforms like Melon, Genie, and Bugs, ‘Super Shy’ dominated for two consecutive weeks. Moreover, the song performed excellently in digital and streaming categories released by Circle Chart.
The ‘Get Up’ Album and its Success
The ‘Get Up’ album comprises a total of six tracks, including the triple title tracks ‘Super Shy,’ ‘ETA,’ and ‘Cool With You.’ NewJeans not only showcased music videos but also delivered captivating performances for all the songs, garnering praise and positive reviews from audiences worldwide. In conclusion, NewJeans has proven its mettle with its latest album ‘Get Up,’ achieving remarkable album sales and earning international recognition with their chart-topping track ‘Super Shy.’ Their high-velocity growth pattern since their debut has solidified their position as one of the rising stars in the K-pop industry, and their continued success indicates a promising future for the talented girl group.