ITZY has become the first female artist this year to have two different albums record an impressive amount of sales on the Hanteo Chart.
On Sept. 24, ITZY came back to the music scene with their first full album "CRAZY IN LOVE," which features a total of 16 songs including the title track "LOCO."
Before "CRAZY IN LOVE" was dropped, the quintet released their fourth mini-album "GUESS WHO."
ITZY Becomes First Female Artist this 2021 to Have Two Different Albums Attain This Sales Amount on Hanteo Chart
On Sept. 27, just four days after ITZY's "CRAZY IN LOVE" came out, the album already surpassed 100,000 copies on the Hanteo Chart.
"CRAZY IN LOVE" becomes the group's third album to reach this feat. Their first album to do so is their 2020 mini-album "Not Shy" and the second one is their latest mini-album "GUESS WHO."
In particular, ITZY's "Not Shy" sold a total of 144,355 copies on Hanteo in its first week of release.
Meanwhile, "GUESS WHO" recorded a whopping 200,130 copies in the first seven days since it was dropped. It becomes not only ITZY's second album to sell 100,000 copies on the Hanteo Chart but also the group's first-ever album to record 200,000 copies.
Apart from achieving their third album to reach a six-digit sales amount on Hanteo, ITZY has also earned the title of the first female artist this 2021 to have two different albums to sell 100,000 copies.
As of 5:24 p.m. KST on Sept. 27, ITZY's "CRAZY IN LOVE" has surpassed 120,000 copies on the Hanteo Chart.
To date, ITZY has surpassed 700,000 copies sold on Hanteo with all their albums since their debut.
Congratulations to ITZY!
ITZY LOCO MV Ties with DALLA DALLA as the Group's Second Fastest MV to Reach 40 Million Views
In other news, the music video for ITZY's "LOCO" continues to gain views on YouTube.
As of 6:21 p.m. KST on Sept. 27, ITZY's "LOCO" MV has crossed 40 million YouTube views, becoming the group's second-fastest MV to do so.
"LOCO" hit the milestone in only three days and five hours, setting a tie with "DALLA DALLA."
As of press time, ITZY's "LOCO" MV has accumulated 40.4 million views on YouTube and 1.8 million likes.
In addition to YouTube, "LOCO" is also doing well on Korean music charts. The song climbed down to No. 10 on Bugs, while it rose to No. 43 on Genie and No. 49 on MelOn Top 100, as of 7 p.m. KST. Additionally, it stayed at No. 40 on FLO.
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Over on the iTunes charts, ITZY's "LOCO" debuted at No. 17 on the Worldwide iTunes Song Chart, while it entered the Top 10 on iTunes charts in four countries.
Moreover, "CRAZY IN LOVE" entered at No. 1 on the Worldwide iTunes Album Chart on the morning of Sept. 25 and remained atop the rankings for two days in a row.
ITZY's "CRAZY IN LOVE" also ascended to the top of iTunes charts in 15 countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Thailand, Taiwan, and more, within the first 24 hours of its release.
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Written by Mhaliya Scott