The year 2023 has been monumental for K-pop girl groups on Spotify. NEWJEANS, LE SSERAFIM, TWICE, and IVE have set new streaming records on their first day of album releases. Let’s delve into the numbers and the albums that have fans hitting the replay button.
NEWJEANS Takes the Lead
Music analytics platform AboutMusicYT has crowned NEWJEANS as the queens of Spotify streams in 2023. Their EP Get Up skyrocketed with 19.8 million streams on its first day.
The album, a blend of R&B and various dance genres, was released by ADOR and promoted through a global marketing campaign featuring collaborations with brands like Apple and celebrities such as Jung Ho-Yeon.
BUNNIES all over the world have chimed in to celebrate NEWJEANS topping the K-Pop Girl Group Albums in the category.
LE SSERAFIM Secures Second Place
LE SSERAFIM’s debut studio album Unforgiven is not far behind, racking up 8.4 million streams. The album was released by Source Music and was heavily promoted through a series of updates and teasers, culminating in the release of the music video for the lead single Unforgiven.
TWICE Grabs Third Spot
TWICE’s EP Ready to Be also made a strong showing with 6.4 million streams. Released by JYP Entertainment, the album explores themes of love and confidence through a mix of pop and retro styles.
IVE Rounds Up the Top Four
IVE’s debut studio album I’ve Ive completes the top four with 5.2 million streams. Starship Entertainment released the album, which debuted at number one on the Circle Album Chart, selling over 1.3 million copies in its first week.
As we wrap up our look at 2023’s top-streaming K-pop girl groups on Spotify, it’s evident that the genre is thriving. NewJeans, LE SSERAFIM, TWICE, and IVE are more than chart-toppers; they’re industry trailblazers with global fan bases.
Given these impressive first-day streams, expect more groundbreaking music from these artists. That’s our list of the K-Pop Girl Group Albums with the most first-day Spotify streams. Keep your eyes and ears open for more!
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