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Girl group NewJeans’s latest EP ‘OMG’ sells one million copies

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Girl group NewJeans [ADOR]
Girl group NewJeans [ADOR]

NewJeans’s latest EP “OMG” has sold one million copies, marking a first for the girl group.

It took the group just six months to accomplish the milestone.

According to local album sales tracker Circle Chart on Thursday, “OMG” sold 1,013,462 copies since being released on Jan. 2.

“OMG” had initially sold over 500,000 copies in just two days and over 700,000 within its first week of sales.

For the week of Jan. 15, “OMG” was also the No. 1 EP on Circle Chart. The title track and “Ditto” were the top two songs on its K-pop Chart, Digital Chart and Streaming Chart.

NewJeans debuted in August and has been rocketing in popularity. It set a new record for a debuting K-pop group by selling 311,271 copies of its first EP “New Jeans” in a week. Songs like “Attention,” “Hype Boy” and “Cookie” have landed on the charts of Billboard and Spotify.

The group has five members: Hanni, Minji, Danielle, Haerin and Hyein.

BY SHIN MIN-HEE [shin.minhee@joongang.co.kr]