The STAYS fandom received some exciting news today: STRAY KIDS are gearing up for the release of a new album! A JYP Entertainment representative confirmed the news to several media outlets. However, details about the album have been kept under wraps, leaving fans eagerly awaiting more information.
A Dispatch report quoted the agency spokesperson: “STRAY KIDS are currently preparing to release a new album.” The individual remained tight-lipped about specifics, adding: “The timing has not yet been decided. We will tell you when it is confirmed.”
This news has already ignited a frenzy among fans, considering the group’s remarkable track record. Fans left comments on X (formerly Twitter) voicing their excitement over the news:
STRAY KIDS’ third full-length album 5-STAR, released in June, received widespread acclaim. The album also achieved global recognition by ranking as the highest-selling K-pop album in the United States for 2023 (as of Aug 28, 2023).
STRAY KIDS also made waves in the K-pop music video scene. Their music video for S-Class is now the most-viewed among 4th generation K-pop boy groups for 2023. The video has amassed a staggering 125 million views on YouTube.
STRAY KIDS’ string of successes
Adding to their recent achievements, the group clinched an award at the prestigious MTV Video Music Awards last week. S-Class secured the trophy in the Best K-pop award category, solidifying their international presence.
STRAY KIDS’ release after 5-STAR, their first Japanese EP Social Path (feat. LiSA) / Super Bowl – Japanese ver. is also a huge success. The album opened at the top of Oricon’s weekly album ranking.
Renowned US fashion label Tommy Hilfiger also appointed the group as their Asian ambassadors for the Fall 2023 campaign, Always Together. This collaboration further underscores the group’s growing global influence and popularity.
Not long after news of their comeback was leaked, the group were spotted at a Tommy Hilfiger event in Seoul.
As fans eagerly await more information about the upcoming album, the talented group continues to make a significant impact on the K-pop and global music scene. Stay tuned for further updates on the highly anticipated new album!