SEVENTEEN "Your Choice" has become the group's first-ever entry on the Billboard 200!
On June 28 local time, Billboard released the new albums that have successfully made it to this week's ranking of the most popular albums in the United States, and SEVENTEEN's new album "Your Choice" is soaring high on the chart.
SEVENTEEN Your Choice Enters Top 20 of Billboard 200
According to Billboard, SEVENTEEN Your Choice had debuted at No. 15 on Billboard 200 for the week ending on July 3.
Billboard 200, one of Billboard's main charts, ranks the albums and extended plays based on the retail album sales, as well as streaming, and downloads that are converted into album sales.
This is only SEVENTEEN's first-ever appearance on Billboard 200, and debuting inside the Top 20 makes this achievement a more impressive result for the group and their fans, collectively called CARAT.
SEVENTEEN's new album "Your Choice," which was released on June 18, sold 21,900 units and ranked first on this week's Billboard Top Album Sales chart, as well.
"Your Choice" becomes SEVENTEEN's first No. 1 album on the US chart.
CARATs expressed their joy over the boy group's outstanding debut on Billboard 200 on Twitter by trending the hashtag "#YourChoiceBillboard200."
With more than 130,000 tweets, "#YourChoiceBillboard200" ranked fourth on the platform's worldwide trends. It also trended in 11 countries around the world and is currently trending at No. 38 in Singapore.
In addition to Billboard 200, SEVENTEEN Your Choice has also debuted at No. 14 on the Top 200 Albums of Rolling Stone for the week of June 18 to 24.
According to Rolling Stone, "Your Choice" had sold a total of 21.4 thousand units after gaining 20.1 thousand album sales, 1.6 thousand song sales, and 1.5 million song streams.
Congratulations to SEVENTEEN on their remarkable debut on Billboard 200!
SEVENTEEN Answers Fans' Questions with MTV Fresh Out Live
Recently, SEVENTEEN performed their new song "Ready to Love" on the American music program "MTV Fresh Out Live."
The boy group also participated in an interview where they answered fan questions.
During the talk, SEVENTEEN was asked to explain the reason behind the title "Your Choice" of their new album.
SEVENTEEN Woozi said that their eighth mini-album contains different stories and forms of love, as well as the group's matured thoughts and emotions.
He added that the title "Your Choice" denotes that "your choice comes before mine" and indicates that "'I' share my thoughts with you but ultimately respect 'your' choice."
Woozi went on to say that "Your Choice" shows the "warm" and "tender" sides of SEVENTEEN.
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SEVENTEEN leader S.Coups also expressed the group's hope of bringing positivity and strength to their fans through their "Your Choice" album during these difficult times.
Later on, the boy group was asked why they chose "Ready to Love" as the title track. Seungkwan responded that they thought this song would make CARATs admire them more.
As for DK, he said that "Ready to Love" was destined to be the album's title song.
Watch SEVENTEEN's "Ready to Love" music video below!
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Written by Mhaliya Scott