K-pop girl group Twice makes Circle Chart history
K-pop group Twice broke their own sales record by earning the second highest first-week sales of any girl group in Circle Chart History. They achieved this through their new comeback called ready to be.
They released their twelfth mini-album on March 10, along with its upbeat title track, Liberate myself. For the week of March 5–10, the album had an estimated 1,427,039 sales in the first week of its release.
They have now overtaken girl group Aespa Girls have the highest first-week sales of any K-pop girl group. The top spot is taken by global hit band Blackpink with their latest album born pink.
On the day of their release, the Empire State Building in New York lit up in the band’s colors. They also performed Liberate myself for the first time on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.