aespa becomes first 4th-gen K-pop girl group to hit #1 on World Album Sales

aespa becomes first 4th-gen K-pop girl group to hit #1 on World Album Sales
Aespa makes it to the top of Billboard's World Albums chart with their debut album, 'Savage' (@aespa_official/Instagram;

SM Entertainment’s ‘monster rookies’, Aespa (stylized as aespa) have come to live up to their title as the Black Mamba crooner’s hound the all global and domestic charts that only have fans wondering what is left in store for the rookie group. Billboards charts are recognized as one of the biggest achievements any musician could ask for in this day and age of quick successes.

With new charts being released in real-time worldwide, fans find it easier to understand the position of their most favorite groups and artists of K-pop. Many fourth-gen groups of K-pop like TXT, ITZY, NCT 127, Ateez have shown fans their global position and now it is time for rookie groups like Aespa and more to come to show how it’s done while they make a name for themselves on multiple Billboard charts including their main charts like Hot 100, Billboard 200 as well as World Album charts.


'Monster rookies' aespa make Billboard 200 debut with first album 'Savage'

'Savage' gives aespa Perfect All-Kill, MV crosses 30M views in 24 hours


‘Savage’ tops charts

Aespa has been seeing a different kind of success with their latest comeback, ‘Savage’ that marks the debut album from the group after they released hit singles like ‘Black Mamba’ and ‘Next Level’ over the past few months. ‘Savage’ is already proving a fruitful album for the group as it has made Aespa one of the few rookie groups to make place for themselves in Billboard’s most prestigious charts.

Aespa debuted at Number 20 on Billboard 200 charts with ‘Savage’ as of October 17 while they also made their World Albums chart debut at Number 15 as of last week. Only days after the announcement of the Billboard 200 ranking for Aespa, members of the group also recorded a new achievement for themselves as they took a high leap to the top in no time. After ranking at Number 15 for their first week on the Billboard World Albums chart, Aespa rose to the Number 1 spot in the following week among many other Billboard-charting records.



Aespa breaks their own records

The chart released on October 19 claims that Aespa’s ‘Savage’ is the number 1 album in the World for the Week of October 26. Aespa has now become the only female group from the fourth generation of K-pop and only the second group after TXT to do so with their debut album, ‘The Dream Chapter: Star’.

Aespa has now recorded 96 million-plus views for their music video for ‘Savage’. K-pop Radar suspects that the music video is set to reach 100 million views in the next few days. Aespa had recorded 100 million views on their last single, ‘Next Level’ 33 days after its release. ‘Savage’ also topped MelOn's weekly chart according to the chart released on October 19.




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