On high of successful the profit factors from the primary introductory spherical of performances, Stray Kids positioned first in numerous classes all through the next rounds, together with the professional evaluations, self-evaluations, efficiency video view depend, and world fan votes. In the ultimate episode, they positioned first with the very best mixed whole of digital efficiency, world fan votes, and scores from earlier rounds.
Their new tune “WOLFGANG” ranked within the high 10 of Apple Music tune charts in 28 international locations world wide and high 10 on iTunes charts in 13 international locations. On the most recent Billboard World Digital Song Sales Chart, “WOLFGANG” debuted at No. four and ranked No. 109 on Billboard’s Global Excl. U.S. chart, which ranks songs primarily based on streaming and gross sales knowledge from lots of of territories excluding the United States.
Regarding their win, chief Bang Chan shared, “We labored onerous to indicate good performances on ‘Kingdom’ however we wish to thank many individuals, particularly STAY [Stray Kids’ official fan club], after receiving such a constructive end in our win. We imagine it is a trophy given to us in order that we work tougher. In the longer term, we are going to keep humble and present a superb picture.”
Out of all their performances, Lee Know, Felix, and Seungmin all selected their very first introduction efficiency of “MIROH” as essentially the most memorable. As their most modern efficiency, Lee Know, Felix, and I.N all picked their mashup of “God’s Menu” and BLACKPINK‘s “DDU-DU DDU-DU.”
At the start of the mashup efficiency, the group paid homage to “Deadpool,” which caught the attention of authentic actor Ryan Reynolds. Bang Chan commented, “To be sincere, I nonetheless can’t imagine it! Not simply Ryan Reynolds however Hugh Jackman additionally talked about Stray Kids, so it nonetheless appears like we’re dreaming. We’re patiently awaiting the ‘Deadpool’ masks that Ryan Reynolds promised he would ship. After we obtain it, I plan to add a photograph with it!”
At the “Kingdom” press convention, Stray Kids shared that the the senior they most needed to study from was BTOB. Regarding what they discovered, Changbin defined, “I felt rather a lot whereas personally watching the senior group that I like essentially the most and have all the time thought have been actually cool. Not simply their performances, however I wish to emulate their constant ardour for music and performing, in addition to the proficiency they’ve as singers in their 10th 12 months of promotions.”
Felix added, “I’m the sort to pay lots of consideration to the efficiency facet on stage. After watching BTOB’s performances, I assumed, ‘Performance isn’t every thing’ and was capable of broaden my ideas.”
Although the group has clearly grown as a complete, Lee Know and Changbin each selected Seungmin because the member who matured essentially the most all through the course of this system and who garnered a lot of consideration for his vocal expertise.
When requested what “Kingdom” means to Stray Kids, Seungmin answered, “‘Kingdom’ is a program that allowed us to look again on ourselves with a wider viewpoint and assume once more about our future. I’m so glad that it was a possibility to indicate the general public what sort of group we’re. I’m additionally joyful that after working so onerous, our members have been capable of present how a lot we’ve grown.”
I.N continued, “Since we have been capable of place first due to our STAY greater than something, I imagine this was a possibility for us to as soon as once more understand how valuable STAY is. I additionally assume it was a possibility for our members to develop so I feel it’ll stay as a extremely good reminiscence.”
To their followers throughout the globe, Bang Chan commented, “I imagine that is all due to STAY. I feel it is a consequence that might by no means have been achieved on our personal. Since that is such a useful consequence that we’ve achieved with our STAY, we are going to do every thing we will sooner or later to indicate a superb picture and provides STAY many extra presents.”
Han shared, “Thank you a lot. Honestly, I used to be a little bit afraid fascinated about what would occur if we disillusioned our followers or left regretful performances, however our STAY acquired collectively and comforted us as a substitute. I imagine that the assist, power, and love that you just’ve despatched to us over the previous 100 days has created this nice consequence. Thank you a lot. In the longer term, we are going to work tougher and turn out to be an ever-evolving Stray Kids!”
Lastly, concerning their plans shifting ahead, Lee Know commented, “Just as a result of we’ve received, doesn’t imply a lot will change. Just like now, we are going to talk with STAY and proceed doing the music and performances that we wish to do.”
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