Red Velvet 'Queendom' Ranks No.1 on iTunes 'Top Albums Chart' in 50 Countries, Showing Power as 'Summer Queens'

Red Velvet 'Queendom' Ranks No.1 on iTunes 'Top Albums Chart' in 50 Countries, Showing Power as 'Summer Queens'
(Photo : Red Velvet (News1))

"Summer Queens" Red Velvet is officially back its comeback album, "Queendom"! Upon its release, it immediately climbed on domestic and international music charts — already proving its power in the K-pop scene.

On the 17th, SM Entertainment's representative girl group Red Velvet proved its modifier "Summer Queen" as its summer hit anthem "Queendom" continues to rise in various music charts.

Red Velvet 'Queendom' Tops iTunes 'Top Albums Chart'

Red Velvet 'Queendom' Ranks No.1 on iTunes 'Top Albums Chart' in 50 Countries, Showing Power as 'Summer Queens'
(Photo : Red Velvet (News1))

On August 16, the much-awaited five-member comeback of Red Velvet finally happened as the group released their sixth mini-album, "Queendom."

The album comprised of six tracks, including "Pose," "Knock on Wood," "Better Be," "Pushin' N Pullin," "Hello, Sunset," and a title track with the same name.

As the K-pop group's new mini-album kicked off on Monday, it immediately received positive feedbacks from K-pop enthusiasts, topping the iTunes "Top Albums Chart" on the same day in 50 countries (including United States, Canada, Netherlands, Norway, United Arab Emirates, Spain, Singapore, Cambodia, Egypt, Brunei, Malaysia, Thailand, Kazakhstan, Bolivia, Russia, Greece, Vietnam, Mongolia, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Guatemala, Poland, Chile, Chile, France, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Laos, Costa Rica, Colombia, Romania, Hungary, Philippines, Japan, Ukraine, Hong Kong, India, Lebanon, Turkey, Taiwan, Mexico, Israel, Australia, New Zealand, Peru, Indonesia, and many more).

Red Velvet 'Queendom' Ranks No.1 on iTunes 'Top Albums Chart' in 50 Countries, Showing Power as 'Summer Queens'
(Photo : Red Velvet (News1))

On top of this, "Queendom" also topped the Chinese QQ Music and KuGou Music digital album sales charts.

Of course, aside from international recognition, the title track also dominated Korean major song charts such as Genie, Bugs, Vibe, and Momople music.

As of 10 a.m. KST on the 17th, "Queendom" also rose to No. 5 on the recently reorganized MelOn's "Top 100."

As of noon KST on the same day, the official music video of "Queendom" also surpassed 11 million views, just 18 hours after its release.

Also Read: BLACKPINK Lisa, Red Velvet, Sunmi, and More: Hottest Competition of Female Idols in August – Who Will Dominate?

Will 'Queendom' Rise as Red Velvet's New Summer Anthem?

Red Velvet 'Queendom' Ranks No.1 on iTunes 'Top Albums Chart' in 50 Countries, Showing Power as 'Summer Queens'
(Photo : Red Velvet (News1))

Meanwhile, Red Velvet which is comprised of: Irene, Seulgi, Wendy, Joy, and Yeri, are referred to as "Summer Queens" for their numerous summer hits, including "Red Flavor," "Umpah Umpah, " and "Power Up."

In 2019, Red Velvet also swept the music charts with "Psycho," a track that reached mainstream fans due to its popularity. Due to this, their follow-up track has been much anticipated since then.

Unfortunately, Wendy, the main vocalist of the band, devoted herself to treatment for a year due to injuries during rehearsals for their December year-end music award performance — one of the reasons why their comeback was delayed.

After Wendy's announcement In October last year, member Irene was then embroiled in an attitude controversy, making the wait longer.

But the long wait is over and worth it after the group dropped its summer song, "Queendom," which somewhat eliminated the unique color of Red Velvet but highlighted the refreshing feeling and mature vocals of the members.

Read More: aespa, Brave Girls, and More: Media Outlet Selects This Year’s Potential Summer Queens

For more K-Pop news and updates, keep your tabs open here at KpopStarz.

KpopStarz owns this article.

Written by Eunice Dawson

Tags
Red Velvet

Comments

Latest Photo Gallery

Featured

Real Time Analytics