‘The Feels’: TWICE's first English single sweeps charts and breaks records

The English single has reached No 1 on iTunes in 31 different countries in the first 24 hours of its release


                            ‘The Feels’: TWICE's first English single sweeps charts and breaks records
TWICE perform on 'The Jimmy Fallon Show' after sweeping charts with 'The Feels' (JYPETWICE/Twitter)

TWICE has dropped their first-ever English single with ‘The Feels’. The song and its vibrant music video were released on October 1. With it being their first original English song, international, as well as Korean fans were equally excited as evident from the 97,000 listeners on the Korean streaming platform MelOn in the first 24 hours. And the single has gone on to sweep several charts and break personal records for TWICE.

The English single has reached No 1 on iTunes in 31 different countries in the first 24 hours of its release. This makes it TWICE’s first song to have the most #1s on iTunes. ‘The Feels’ is in the Top 3 of iTunes in the USA and Top 5 in Canada, making it their first song to reach this milestone. It was also in the Top 10 of UK iTunes. It also debuted at #1 on Japan’s AWA Hot 100 chart. Along with international charts, the English song also did well domestically as it entered several reputable Korean charts. It was #1 on Bugs and entered MelOn, FLO and Genie.

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TWICE’s ‘The Feels’ tops charts

It was also trending on Japan’s Line Music, AWA, MelOn’s real-time search and Twitter worldwide trends at #1. TWICE was also #1 on MelOn’s female group chart on October 1. ‘The Feels’ music video garnered 15.5 million views and 1.8 million likes on YouTube in the first 24 hours of its release. It was also the fastest TWICE music video to cross 1 million and 2 million views in 12 and 52 minutes respectively. And 564,000 fans had come together to watch the premiere when it was live-streamed making it the highest premiered TWICE music video. 

It was also the most viewed music video by a K-pop act on YouTube on October 1 as it crossed 9.1 million views. The music video also reached milestones as it trended at #2 on YouTube worldwide. It was also trending on YouTube in 54 different countries. ‘The Feels’ also topped on Genius’ All-Genre Chart making it TWICE’s first #1 on their main chart. The song also had its TV debut on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’ as TWICE performed ‘The Feels’ on the late-night talk show.

Watch the music video below:



 

Watch the TV debut performance below:



 

‘So proud’

Happy fans shared supportive and congratulatory posts like, “'THE FEELS' has surpassed 15.4M VIEWS ON YT WITH 1.8M LIKES AND IT'S CURRENTLY #2 ON TRENDING FOR MUSIC. STILL CONGRATS TO TWICE AND ONCE AT LEASE WE DID OUR BEST!! CONGRATS ONCE !” “GONNA REPEAT THIS SONG ALLDAY ERRDAYYY #TWICE #TheFeels  CONGRATS FOR U.S DEBUT GIRLSSSS,” and “I'm so insanely proud of TWICE i really am.”



 



 



 

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