TWICE is breaking multiple report in Japan with their newest launch!
On May 22, Oricon revealed that TWICE had topped its weekly singles chart with their newest Japanese single “Wake Me Up.” The group set a new record for first-day gross sales for a K-pop girl group in Japan with the one instantly after its launch on May 16, and it has since managed to keep up its spot on the prime of the Oricon each day singles chart for six straight days.
Oricon additionally introduced, “With their third Japanese single ‘Wake Me Up,’ TWICE has set a brand new report by turning into the primary international artist in historical past to surpass 200,000 gross sales with three consecutive releases.”
TWICE beforehand managed to promote greater than 200,000 copies of each their first Japanese single “One More Time” and their second Japanese single “Candy Pop” within the first week of launch. According to Oricon, “Wake Me Up” has surpassed 262,567 factors in simply six days, giving TWICE the distinctive distinction of being the one international artist to realize greater than 200,000 first-week gross sales for 3 singles in a row.
As the Recording Industry Association of Japan’s threshold for platinum certification is 250,000 gross sales, TWICE’s “Wake Me Up” can also be anticipated to be formally licensed platinum within the close to future. Once “Wake Me Up” receives a platinum certification, TWICE can have set a brand new report by going platinum with 4 consecutive releases—the group has beforehand managed to obtain platinum certifications for all three of its prior Japanese releases, together with “One More Time,” “Candy Pop,” and its Japanese debut compilation album “#TWICE.”
In an announcement launched via Oricon, TWICE remarked, “It’s solely attributable to our followers, who’ve supported us since our debut, that we have been in a position to obtain such good outcomes. We sincerely thanks.”
TWICE is presently making ready for their sold-out “TWICE 2nd Tour in Japan,” which can kick off on May 26 and 27 on the Saitama Super Arena. The group will even be performing their new single on the Asahi TV music program “Music Station” in Japan on May 25.
Congratulations to TWICE on their persevering with success in Japan!