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LE SSERAFIM Scores Highest 1st Day Sales for Girl Group Debut Album

LE SSERAFIM’s “FEARLESS” is now the debut album by a K-pop girl group with the highest first-day sales in history.

Continue reading to know how many copies the rookie group sold in just one day.

LE SSERAFIM’s ‘FEARLESS’ Records New Highest First Day Sales for Girl Group Debut Album

On May 2, HYBE x Source Music’s new girl group LE SSERAFIM officially made their highly-awaited debut. The six-member band released their first mini-album “FEARLESS,” along with the music video for the title song of the same name.

By the end of the day, “FEARLESS” sold a total of 176,861 copies – the new highest first-day sales for a debut album by a K-pop girl group in history.

.LE SSERAFIM Fearless

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LE SSERAFIM Scores Highest 1st Day Sales for Girl Group Debut Album

The project girl group Kep1er previously held the record with their first mini-album “FIRST IMPACT,” which was released on Jan. 3 this year and sold a total of 150,153 copies.

Additionally, this achievement makes LE SSERAFIM the third K-pop girl group to ever surpass 100,000 sales on just the first day, following aespa (with “Savage”) and Kep1er (with “FIRST IMPACT”).

LE SSERAFIM Fearless

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LE SSERAFIM Scores Highest 1st Day Sales for Girl Group Debut Album

“FEARLESS” already sold more than 64,000 copies as of 6:10 p.m. KST that day. One hour later, it impressively reached 124,000 copies.

Then, as of 8:20 p.m. KST, the first-day sales for LE SSERAFIM’s “FEARLESS” went on to surpass 174,000 copies – officially setting an all-time record.

LE SSERAFIM Fearless

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LE SSERAFIM Scores Highest 1st Day Sales for Girl Group Debut Album

Even before the debut album of HYBE x Source Music’s new girl group came out, “FEARLESS” was already popular among fans.

As of April 29, the pre-order count for “FEARLESS” crossed 380,000. The new K-pop group impressively racked up 270,000 pre-orders on the 20th (a week after the pre-order began), and recorded 100,000 more copies in just nine days.

Congratulations to LE SSERAFIM on the success of their debut!

LE SSERAFIM’s ‘FEARLESS’ Debuts on iTunes Charts Around the World

In other news, LE SSERAFIM’s debut album “FEARLESS” successfully entered the iTunes charts in different countries all over the world.

“FEARLESS” managed to debut at No. 2 on the Worldwide iTunes Album Chart and No. 4 on the European iTunes Album Chart.

LE SSERAFIM Fearless

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LE SSERAFIM Scores Highest 1st Day Sales for Girl Group Debut Album

The mini-album also reached No. 1 on iTunes Album charts in at least 13 countries as of 9 a.m. KST on May 3, including Japan, the Philippines, Brazil, Singapore, Indonesia, and more.

LE SSERAFIM’s “FEARLESS” even reached No. 2 and No. 3 on the iTunes charts in Mexico and Sweden, respectively. It entered at No. 7 on iTunes charts both in the United States and Germany.

Meanwhile, the title song “FEARLESS” landed at No. 2 on Japan’s LINE Music real-time chart at 7 p.m. KST on May 2. All the B-side songs even made it to the chart that day.

LE SSERAFIM Fearless

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LE SSERAFIM Scores Highest 1st Day Sales for Girl Group Debut Album

“FEARLESS” also debuted on the Worldwide iTunes Song Chart at No. 16, while “Blue Flame” ranked No. 73, “Sour Grapes” ranked No. 110, and “The Great Mermaid” ranked No. 177.

In South Korea, the title track entered at No. 1 on Bugs, No. 2 on Genie, No. 11 on MelOn, and No. 15 on FLO at 7 p.m. KST on the 2nd.

Considering that both the debut album and title song entered various music charts, it is safe to say that LE SSERAFIM has captured the attention of K-pop fans across the globe.

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Written by Maria Scott

Credit: KpopStarz

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