Enhypen 'Dimension: Answer': 'Blessed-Cursed' from band's repackaged album rocks charts
After making a name for themselves with their first full-length album, ‘Dimension: Dilemma’ which was released in October of 2021, members of the fourth-gen boy group Enhypen have now established the band as one of the best-selling rookie K-pop acts. Heralding a million-seller with its first studio album, the boy group is now bagging praises from fans and critics for their first repackaged album, ‘Dimension: Answer’ that was released on January 10.
According to Belift Labs, the agency that manages Enhypen, the group topped the domestic music chart, Bugs Chart, with the title track ‘Blessed-Cursed’ from ‘Dimension: Answer’ as soon as it was released. Not only that but it has also been reported that the single from Enhypen maintained the Number 1 position on Bugs Chart as of January 11 as well.
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Enhypen tops Domestic Charts for ‘Dimension: Answer’
As Enhypen dropped their first repackaged album with the title track ‘Blessed-Cursed’, the song became a viral hit on domestic charts Bugs Chart and Genie. Enhypen entered Bugs Realtime Charts ‘Daily Songs Chart’ at Number 1 as soon as the song was released. Other singles from the album, ‘Polaroid Love’ and ‘Outro: Day 2’ also featured on the chart.
Ever since that, many other songs from the album as well as other Enhypen albums have topped Bugs Chart. With ‘Dimension: Answer’, Enhypen crossed 17,000 followers on MelOn and the music video for ‘Blessed-Cursed’ trended at Number 23 on YouTube in South Korea only to trend at Number 1 on YouTube worldwide hours later. In terms of album sales, Enhypen recorded the highest first-day sales on Hanteo for an album released in 2022 beating Kep1er’s ‘First Impact’ with their ‘Dimension: Answer’.
Enhypen charts on iTunes
While Enhypen topped real-time charts in South Korea, the boy group also appeared on multiple iTunes charts as well as Japanese charts. The album topped the iTunes 'Top Album' chart in 10 countries/regions around the world including India, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Poland, United Arab Emirates and more.
Alongside the album, its title track ‘Blessed-Cursed’ also proved its worldwide popularity by ranking first on the iTunes ‘Top Songs’ chart in 9 countries/regions around the world. With the single ‘Blessed-Cursed’ as well as Enhypen’s b-side track, ‘Polaroid Love’ both charting at Number 1 on Bugs Realtime Charts, Enhypen becomes the only other artist after IU to have both their title-track as well b-side track from one album chart at Number 1 on same day.