BLACKPINK has made history again with his latest album!
On September 16 at 1 p.m. KST, BLACKPINK He released his long-awaited second studio album “BORN PINK“—and by the end of the day, the album had become the first by any female artist in Hanteo history to sell over a million copies on its first day.
Hanteo Chart has now reported that “BORN PINK” has sold an impressive 1,542,950 copies in the first week of its release (September 16-22).
BLACKPINK has not only more than doubled their previous first-week sales record of 689,066 copies (set by their 2020 album “THE ALBUM”), they have also managed to break aespa’s record for highest first-week sales. week of any female artist in the history of Hanteo. (The previous record, set by aespa’s “Girls” earlier this year, was 1,126,068 copies.)
“BORN PINK” has also broken the record for the highest first-week sales of any female artist in history according to Circle Chart data, which reported an even higher figure of 2,141,281 copies sold, making “BORN PINK ” on the first “double million-selling” album by a K-pop girl group. Unlike Hanteo, Circle Chart records stock sales submissions made to retailers, which is why their sales figures often differ.
The previous Circle Chart record for the highest first-week sales by a female artist belonged to aespa’s “Girls” with 1,426,687 copies sold.
Congratulations to BLACKPINK on another landmark achievement!
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