ATEEZ continues to soar to new heights with their latest album!
ATEEZ continues to soar to new heights with their latest album! Are you shocked by their record? Get ready to discover with Xenews!
Last week, ATEEZ made their highly-anticipated comeback with their new album “THE WORLD EP.1 : MOVEMENT,” featuring the powerful title track “Guerrilla.”
On August 4, Hanteo Chart officially announced that the group had achieved the highest first-week sales of their career to date with the new album.
According to Hanteo Chart data, “THE WORLD EP.1 : MOVEMENT” sold an impressive total of 936,055 copies in the first week of its release (July 29 to August 4)—a figure over 40 percent higher than ATEEZ’s previous first-week sales record of 665,350 copies (set by their 2021 mini album “ZERO : FEVER Part.3“).
This new figure makes ATEEZ the boy group with the sixth-highest first-week sales in Hanteo history, following BTS, SEVENTEEN, NCT DREAM, TXT, and ENHYPEN.
“THE WORLD EP.1 : MOVEMENT” also reached No. 1 on Tower Records’ latest weekly album chart in Japan (for the week of July 25 to 31), in addition to topping iTunes charts in numerous countries around the world.
Ateez (Korean: 에이티즈; RR: Eitijeu, stylized as ATEEZ) is a South Korean boy band formed by KQ Entertainment. The group consists of eight members: Hongjoong, Seonghwa, Yunho, Yeosang, San, Mingei, Wooyoung, and Jongho. They debuted on October 24, 2018, with the extended play (EP) Treasure EP.1: All to Zero. As a rookie, Ateez won the Next Generation Award at the 2019 Golden Disc Awards and was named Worldwide Fans’ Choice at the 2019 and 2020 Mnet Asian Music Awards.
As of March 2022, Ateez has released eight EPs, one studio album in the Korean language, and one EP and two studio albums in the Japanese language. Their records Treasure EP.Fin: All to Action, Treasure Epilogue: Action to Answer, Zero: Fever Part.1, Zero: Fever Part.2, and Zero: Fever Epilogue each topped the South Korean Gaon Album Chart, with Zero: Fever Part. 1 becoming the group’s first to be certified platinum in the country. Azeez has sold over three million physical albums worldwide. Often referred to as “Global Performance Idols” by Korean media and dubbed “4th Generation Leaders” by the Korean Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism, the group also has served as official global ambassadors for Korean culture and tourism.
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