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aespa surpassed BLACKPINK, becoming the K-pop girl group to have highest number of album pre-orders in history

The pre-order for aespa’s mini album has surpassed 1.61 million copies, breaking the record for a Kpop girl group.

Recently, SM Entertainment announced that aespa‘s mini-album has reached a total of more than 1.6 million pre-orders as of July 7. With this number, aespa has set a new record, becoming the K-Pop girl group with the highest number of pre-ordered albums in history.

This can be considered a remarkable achievement for a girl group. Previously, the 4 SM Entertainment girls also attracted attention when receiving 1 million pre-orders for the album ‘Girls’ in just 1 week. The first group to achieve this desirable achievement is BLACKPINK. However, aespa even surpassed their senior as this group has reached the number of pre-ordered albums of 1.6 million copies.

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aespa’s 2nd mini album with feature the intense and energetic title song “Girls”, alongside 8 B-sides, including the Korean version of the pre-release English single “Life’s Too Short”, bonus tracks, and new songs like “Goblin” and “Lingo”.

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The current ranking for most pre-orders of Kpop girl groups is as belows: 

  • 1. aespa “Girls” — 1,610,517 copies
  • 2. BLACKPINK “THE ALBUM” — 1,028,888 copies
  • 3. TWICE “Formula of Love: O+T=<3” — 700,000 copies
  • 4. TWICE “Taste of Love” — 530,000 copies
  • 5. Red Velvet “The ReVe Festival 2022 – Feel My Rhythm” — 516,866 copies

The title song “Girls” was also released a few hours ago and is still a hot topic for Kpop fans. As expected, aespa is fully capable of rocking all the charts with their new mini-album, and has the opportunity to win trophies at Korean music shows.

Aespa’s last comeback was in December 2021, when the group released a cover of Dreams Come True by S.E.S. However, it is not an official song of the group. The album “Girls” is the first official comeback after nearly 9 months since the group released their first mini-album called Savage in October 2021.

Source: hankyung

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