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Red Velvet Becomes First K-Pop Group To Top 4 Times Billboard’s World Albums Chart

by Harsh Soni / Nov 30, 2017 07:32 AM EST
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Red Velvet has dominated the Billboard's World Albums Chart yet again.  The famous K-pop girls group has become the first K-pop girl group ever to do so four times.

On Tuesday, November 28, Red Velvet's second album "Perfect Velvet," which was released on November 17, took first place on the Billboard's World Albums Chart. This happened for the fourth time when album top the charts after their first album "The Red," fourth mini album "Rookie," and summer mini album "The Red Summer," as reported by Soompi.

Red Velvet not only became the first K-pop girl group to dominate the charts four times, however, they also accomplished the achievement of becoming a tie for the most No. 1 albums on the chart among all K-pop acts. Through their website, Billboards has released this news with the title "Red Velvet Tie for Most No. 1s on World Albums Chart among All K-Pop Acts."

Billboards have stated that "Red Velvet shake things up and bring some much-welcomed girl group power to the rankings of Billboard's World Albums Chart this week. The quintet's new "Perfect Velvet: The 2nd Album" LP debuts at No. 1 on the World Albums chart, marking the group its fourth chart-topper on the list and third just this year.

Previously, the women's group topped World Albums with their full-length album The Red in 2015, followed by their Rookie EP that was released in February 2017, along with their Red Summer EP this past July. The success makes Red Velvet tie for the most No. 1 albums on World Albums among all K-pop acts - the earliest time a female K-pop act has held the honor that had only featured male artists for years.

K-pop group Red Velvet also fasten their best ranking on Billboard's World Digital Song Sales chart as "Peek-A-Boo" debuts at No. 2 to be the second-best-selling K-pop song in America this week. 

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