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3rd Gen Queens Face-Off: Check Out The Top First-Day Album Sales Of TWICE, Red Velvet, And BLACKPINK

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Jan 21, 2022 02:19 PM EST
Red Velvet Yeri and TWICE Nayeon

We can all agree that in their own right, TWICE, Red Velvet, and BLACKPINK are the top 3 K-Pop girl groups of their generation. Each of them has its own distinct image and style that propelled them on top of the K-pop hall of fame.

First, TWICE made history as the best-selling K-pop girl group of all time. The JYP Entertainment girl group composed of Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu has sold over 7.1 million units in South Korea alone.

READ: From Just 708 to 238k: Check Out TWICE's First-Day Album Sales Since 'THE STORY BEGINS'

Red Velvet who has proven themselves as K-Pop's concept queens have a very diversified discography under their belt. From the most velvet of concepts to the most bubbly red ones, Red Velvet's Irene, Seulgi, Wendy, Joy, and Yeri can definitely pull it off.

READ: Road To 'Queendom': Check Out Red Velvet's First-Day Album Sales Since 'Ice Cream Cake'

Meanwhile, BLACKPINK's international reach is like no other. Each of the BLACKPINK members Jennie, Jisoo, Rose, and Lisa boast millions of followings not just in South Korea, but also globally. BLACKPINK members have transcended beyond music and have become icons for fashion as well.

READ: 'How You Like That' BLACKPINK Supremacy: BLACKPINK Surpass 2.7 Million Sales With Just 4 Albums

So, in this article, we listed the top 10 first-day album sales of K-Pop's 3rd-generation queens to see who's in rank one! 

#10 "SIGNAL" by TWICE (4th Mini Album)

Title Song: "Signal"

1st Day Sales: 42,444 copies sold

#9 "Feel Special" by TWICE (8th Mini Album)

Title Song: "Feel Special"

1st Day Sales: 61,066 copies sold

#8 "KILL THIS LOVE" by BLACKPINK (2nd Mini Album)

Title Song: "Kill This Love"

1st Day Album Sales: 78,275 copies sold

READ: BLACKPINK's Lisa Takes Home The Crown For January's Brand Reputation Rankings, See Full Ranking Here!

#7 "Eyes Wide Open" by TWICE (2nd Full Album)

Title Song: "I CAN'T STOP ME"

1st Day Sales: 107,345 copies sold

#6 "Queendom" by Red Velvet (6th mini album)

Title Song: "Queendom"

1st Day Sales: 150,523 copies sold

READ: ITZY Joins BLACKPINK, TWICE, Red Velvet And MAMAMOO As K-Pop's 'Spotify Queens' Of 2021

#5 "How You Like That" by BLACKPINK(1st Single Album)

Title Song: "How You Like That"

1st Day Album Sales: 155,844 copies sold

#4 "Taste of Love" by TWICE (10th Mini Album)

Title Song: "Alcohol-Free"

1st Day Sales: 180,236 copies sold

#3 "Formula of Love: O+T=<3" by TWICE (3rd Full Album)

Title Song: "SCIENTIST"

1st Day Sales: 238,631 copies sold

READ: Netizens & ONCEs Celebrate: TWICE Reaches Milestone On Billboard With 'Formula Of Love: O+T=<3'!

#2 "MORE & MORE" by TWICE (9th Mini Album)

Title Song: 'MORE & MORE"

1st Day Sales: 274,472 copies sold

#1 "THE ALBUM" by BLACKPINK (1st Full Album)

Title Song: "How You Like That"

1st Day Album Sales: 589,310 copies sold

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