South Korean pop group ITZY’s highly anticipated first full-length album landed the top spot on Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart, which ranks the top-selling albums of the week based on album sales.
Itzo loco: “Crazy in Love: The 1st Album” made its remarkable Billboard debut at No. 1 on the sales chart after selling 22,000 copies in the week ending Sept. 30, reported Billboard.
“Crazy” is ITZY’s second entry on Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart as their “Guess Who” EP also made the list back in May, peaking at No. 23.
Of the 22,000 units sold, physical album sales for “Crazy” comprise 21,000 (all from CD sales), and 1,000 sold via digital download.
In true K-pop release tradition, ITZY’s CD edition was issued in multiple different collectible packages.
With its entry at No. 1, ITZY’s album replaces another K-pop album — “Sticker: The 3rd Album” from NCT 127 dropped to No. 2 in its second week.
About the album: “Crazy in Love,”which was released globally on Sept. 24,contains a total of 16 tracks, including English versions of the songs “In The Morning” and “LOCO.”
As of this writing, the music video for the album’s first single and title track, "LOCO," has been viewed over 72 million times since it premiered on Sept. 24.
Hanteo Chart, Korea's music chart that keeps track of record sales in real-time, reported that ITZY's album “Crazy In Love” sold over 259,700 copies in first week sales.
The figure ranks the album as the fourth highest first-week album sales among all K-pop girl groups.
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