ITZY 'Crazy In Love' Debuts on Billboard 200, Becomes Third Highest-Charting Album by a K-pop Girl Group

ITZY's "Crazy In Love" has debuted on Billboard 200, and it achieved the third-highest rank among K-pop girl group albums in history!

On Oct. 5, Billboard announced the albums that have debuted on this week's Billboard 200 chart, and one of them is ITZY's full album.

Billboard 200 is a weekly ranking of the most popular albums in the United States.

ITZY Crazy in Love
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ITZY Crazy In Love Debuts on Billboard 200 and Scores Third Highest Rank among Albums by K-pop Girl Groups in History

Last week, Hits Daily Double revealed that ITZY's full album would generate 26,000 units from track sales and streams in the United States in the first week since its release.

This result led to predictions that "Crazy In Love" might debut inside the Top 15 of the US album chart, if not within the Top 10.

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According to the Billboard 200 chart for the week ending on Oct. 9, ITZY's "Crazy In Love" entered at No. 11.

This is an outstanding record for the JYP girl group as they climbed 137 spots on the US album chart since they first entered at No. 148 with their mini-album "GUESS WHO," released in April of this year.

ITZY Crazy in Love
(Photo : ITZY Facebook)

Because of this, "Crazy In Love" becomes ITZY's highest-charting album on the US album chart so far.

They are the first fourth-generation girl group to debut within the Top 15 of Billboard 200.

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Moreover, ITZY becomes the third K-pop girl group in history to land inside Billboard 200 Top 20 after BLACKPINK and TWICE.

On the list of highest-charting K-pop girl group albums on the US album chart, ITZY's "Crazy in Love" ranked third, following BLACKPINK's "THE ALBUM" (No. 2) and TWICE's "Taste of Love" (No. 6).

ITZY Crazy in Love
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What's more, "Crazy in Love" is now the second-highest-charting album by a fourth-generation idol group.

ITZY's full album has surpassed ENHYPEN's "BORDER: CARNIVAL," which debuted at No. 18 on Billboard 200. Hence, it now follows TXT's "The Chaos Chapter: FREEZE," which landed at No. 5.

Congratulations to ITZY on their highest debut on Billboard 200 with "Crazy in Love"!

Crazy In Love becomes ITZY's First No. 1 Album in the United States after Entering Billboard Top Album Sales Chart

Apart from reaching their highest position on Billboard 200, ITZY scored their first-ever No. 1 album in the United States.

ITZY Crazy in Love
(Photo : ITZY Facebook)

According to Billboard, ITZY's "Crazy In Love" is the No. 1 top-selling album this week. This means the album debuted at No. 1 on the Top Album Sales chart.

Like on Billboard 200, "Crazy in Love" also becomes ITZY's highest-ranking album on the Billboard Top Album Sales chart.

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In May of this year, the JYP girl group's latest mini-album "GUESS WHO" debuted and peaked at No. 23.

ITZY Crazy in Love
(Photo : Twitter: @ITZYofficial)

ITZY becomes the fifth K-pop group this year to claim the No. 1 spot on the Top Album Sales chart, as well as the second girl group to do so.

The first four idol groups to top the chart are TXT, TWICE, SEVENTEEN, and NCT 127.

Watch ITZY's "LOCO" MV below to celebrate the group's latest Billboard milestones!

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Written by Mhaliya Scott

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