After BLACKPINK, ITZY is the next girl group to chart high on the U.S Billboard 200
Fans continue to congratulate ITZY for their steady achievements in physical album sales.
At midnight on October 4th (local time), the U.S Billboard announced this week’s Billboard 200. Accordingly, ITZY’s first full album, “CRAZY IN LOVE”, released on the 24th of last month, debuted at No.11 in this chart.
Earlier, “GUESS WHO”, the 4th mini-album of this JYP’s 5-member girl group released on April 30th also entered this Billboard 200 chart at No.148. As a result, it can be recognized that ITZY’s latest song has risen 137 ranks compared to the last comeback song, proving that their global popularity is also soaring.
In the history of Billboard 200, “CRAZY IN LOVE” is the highest-ranked album of a 4th generation girl group. Moreover, ITZY is also the 3rd girl group to rank high in this chart, right behind BLACKPINK’s “THE ALBUM” (No.2 in October 2020) and TWICE’s “Taste Of Love” (No.6 in June 2021)
Regarding ITZY’s physical album achievements, “CRAZY IN LOVE” recorded 259.705 copies sold in the first week of its release on Hanteo. It is said that this record is 8 times higher than their first album, “IT’s ICY” released in July 2019 (32.416 copies). Apart from BLACKPINK, IZ*ONE, and TWICE, ITZY is also the 4th most excellent album seller among the girl groups.
ITZY has successfully achieved high rankings in the physical album category of Billboard 200 and Hanteo only after three years of their debut. This is why netizens gave the girls explosive responses for this comeback.