K-pop group Aespa (stylized as aespa) broke records with their latest comeback with ‘Savage’. SM Entertainment’s rookie group has become a new phenomenon in K-pop due to the way their songs have been received by fans over the past few months. It’s only been 11 months since Aespa debuted their single ‘Black Mamba’ and it looks like the band are breaking records.
Aespa’s music video became the fastest music video for a first group to hit 100 million views on YouTube, making it their first new record in just 17 days. The music video for ‘Black Mamba’ took 51 days to hit the 100 million mark. Their next single, ‘Next Level’ became an overnight hit and a viral hit as well.
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Aespa’s song “Next Level” was released in May 2021 and reached 100 million views within 32 days of its release. Now the band has made a comeback with their debut album, âSavage,â as the band released the music video for the title track of the same name.
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Aespa’s recent comeback with the song “Savage” has helped the girls rise to the top by adding numerous records to their roster. According to sales records, Aespa is now considered the first fourth-generation K-pop group to record an unusual number of sales for a beginner group. The group recorded over 500,000 sales within 15 days of the album’s release, which is very remarkable for a new girl group. Aespa’s album also broke another record as the group first entered the major US Billboard charts “Billboard 200” and “Artist 100” with the highest ranks among K girl groups. -pop.
Not only those records, but Aespa also broke her own record, hitting the 100 million YouTube view mark in the 17 days since its inception on October 5. Earlier this week, Aespa was also added to 10 Billboard Charts as the group became the first A Fourth Generation K-pop Girl Group to reach No. 1 on Billboard’s global album sales chart.
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The “Metaverse Girl Group” also set several other records which are unbelievable for a rookie group. The song “Savage” topped 90,000 likes while the album topped 20,000 likes on the national music platform, Melon. The group also reached new heights on Spotify recording 4.68 million monthly listeners while the title track of the same name from ‘Savage’ topped 30 million streams on Spotify. The other tracks on the album have exceeded 2 million streams on the platform.
Not only that, the new group of half a million sellers, Aespa placed first in the Idol Rankings, also known as “Acha Rankings”, for the second week of October with a score total of 12,922 points, including 893 points for music sources, 11,267 points for YouTube and 642 points for social points. Aespa’s ‘Savage’ recorded incredible album sales as it surpassed 513,292 copies as of October 20 within 15 days of the release of the debut mini album ‘Savage’. Aespa was followed by Jessi, who took second place with a total score of 9647 points and was followed by BTS, IU, Lim Youngwoong, Lee Chanwon, Twice, Stay C and Lisa of Blackpink.