EVERGLOW Becomes the First K-pop Girl Group to Score This Billboard Milestone in 2021

EVERGLOW has attained an impressive feat on Billboard that made them the first K-pop girl group to do so this 2021.

Want to know what the "FIRST" singers achieved? Then, keep on reading!

EVERGLOW Becomes the First K-pop Girl Group to Hit This Feat on Billboard

On May 25, EVERGLOW made their first comeback after eight months with their third single album, entitled "Last Melody." The album comprises three tracks: "FIRST," "Don't Ask Don't Tell," and "Please Please."

On June 1, Billboard magazine updated their charts, including the World Digital Song Sales for the week ending on June 5.

(Photo : EVERGLOW Twitter)

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The Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart is a weekly release showing the best-selling digital songs across the globe. Following PSY's "Gangnam Style," many other K-pop artists entered the chart over the years. Most of them would successfully land their title tracks on the global chart.

But as for EVERGLOW, the girl group obtained a milestone that rarely happens to K-pop artists. Based on the World Digital Song Sales chart this week, all three tracks from their "Last Melody" album appeared on the list.

In particular, EVERGLOW's three new songs landed on the Top 25 of the Billboard chart.

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(Photo : EVERGLOW Twitter)

"FIRST" debuted at No. 5, becoming the group's seventh Top 10 entry on the tally. The title track is the highest-ranking K-pop girl group song on the World Digital Song Sales chart, dated June 5.

Moreover, "FIRST" is their third song to land at No. 5, following "BON BON CHOCOLAT" and "LA DI DA." It is also their fifth track to enter the Top 5 of the World Digital Song Sales chart, with the others being "ADIOS" and "DUN DUN."

Meanwhile, the album's B-side songs, "Don't Ask Don't Tell" and "Please Please," claimed the Nos. 20 and 21, respectively.

With "Don't Ask Don't Tell" and "Please Please" entering this week's Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart, EVERGLOW has become the first K-pop girl group this 2021 to land their B-side tracks on the chart.

Watch the music video for EVERGLOW's "FIRST" below to celebrate!

EVERGLOW Wins First Trophy for "FIRST" + Girl Group Enters This Week's Gaon Chart

On the June 1 episode of SBS MTV's "The Show," EVERGLOW's "FIRST" went up against fromis_9's "WE GO," and Song Ha Ye's "Broken Heart" for first place. EVERGLOW ultimately attained victory with a total of 5,080 points.

EVERGLOW's "FIRST" is also doing well on domestic charts. For the 22nd week of 2021, the song debuted at No. 64 on the Gaon Download Chart. Over on MelOn, "FIRST" has exceeded 206,000 streams and 42,000 unique listeners.

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Their latest album "Last Melody" also entered this week's Gaon Chart. It ranked fourth on the weekly Gaon Album Chart, becoming the highest-ranking album by a K-pop girl group. This is EVERGLOW's third album to reach the No. 4 spot, following "REMINISCENCE" and "-77.82X-78.29.

Additionally, "Last Melody" is their fifth entry inside the Top 10 of the weekly Gaon Album chart, with the other releases being "HUSH" and "ARRIVAL OF EVERGLOW."

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Written by Mhaliya Scott

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