ATEEZ Ranks First in Billboard 200 with Full Album "THE WORLD EP.FIN: WILL"


ATEEZ is continuing its record-breaking streak by taking first place on the US ‘Billboard 200’.


ATEEZ's 2nd full-length album 'THE WORLD EP.FIN: WILL', released on December 1, was the 2nd most popular album in the US. It swept first place on Billboard's main chart, 'Billboard 200'.


Previously, ATEEZ topped the 'Billboard 200' chart with their 7th mini album 'ZERO: FEVER Part.3' and their first repackage EP 'ZERO: FEVER EPILOGUE' released in 2021. They ranked 42nd and 73rd, respectively, and entered the chart for the first time, heralding extraordinary global popularity. In addition, ATEEZ released their 8th mini album 'THE WORLD EP.1: Movement' released in July of last year. : MOVEMENT)', ranked 3rd on the 'Billboard 200', and went up one notch to 2nd place with the 9th mini album 'THE WORLD EP. 2: OUTLAW' released in June this year. did. Accordingly, this new album ranked first, and all three albums of Ateez's 'The World' series ranked in the top three of the 'Billboard 200'.


ATEEZ's second full-length album, 'The World Episode Final: Will', released four years after the first full-length album in 2019, not only contains 12 tracks of various genres, but also includes unit songs and solo songs with all members' names listed in the credits. It attracted attention even before its release. After its release, it not only became a million-seller with more than 1.7 million copies sold in the first week, but also reached second place on the UK Official Album Chart. Accordingly, ATEEZ became the highest-ranking K-pop group on the chart after 'BTS' and 'BLACKPINK', and was even more surprised by being the only 4th generation idol to enter 2nd place. As a result, ATEEZ recorded a career high in the world's two largest music markets by simultaneously ranking on the US main album chart 'Billboard 200' and the UK Official Album Chart.


ATEEZ said through their agency KQ Entertainment, 

"I was really surprised when I heard the news that they ranked first on the 'Billboard 200'. It feels like a dream and I'm so happy to be able to get such good grades again following the last album. It's only been a few days since their comeback, but they always support me and give me strength. Thanks to ATINY (official fandom name), I receive gifts like this every day. To repay our fans, we will continue to make 'ATEEZ' music and show you a better stage and a better side. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts." 








Congratulations to the group! 


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