ITZY has simply achieved their highest rating but on the Billboard 200!
On July 24 native time, Billboard introduced that ITZY’s new mini album “CHECKMATE” had debuted at No. 8 on its well-known Top 200 Albums chart, its weekly rating of the most well-liked albums within the United States.
The achievement marks ITZY’s first time coming into the highest 10 on the Billboard 200—in addition to their third entry on the chart total, following their 2021 albums “GUESS WHO” and “CRAZY IN LOVE” (the latter of which peaked at No. 11).
According to Luminate (previously MRC Data), “CHECKMATE” earned a complete of 33,000 equal album models through the week ending on July 21. The album’s whole rating consisted of 31,000 conventional album gross sales and a pair of,000 streaming equal album (SEA) models—which interprets to 2.96 million on-demand audio streams over the course of the week.
ITZY is simply the fourth K-pop lady group in historical past to enter the highest 10 of the Billboard 200, following BLACKPINK, TWICE, and aespa. “CHECKMATE” can also be solely the fifth K-pop lady group album ever to make the highest 10, following BLACKPINK’s “THE ALBUM,” TWICE’s “Taste of Love” and “Formula of Love: O+T=,” and aespa’s “Girls.”
Congratulations to ITZY on their spectacular achievement!
How does this text make you’re feeling?