Reported via Soompi on Wednesday (22/6/2022), SEVENTEEN again scored achievements through their latest album ‘Face The Sun.’
Last week, SEVENTEEN’s fourth full album ‘Face The Sun’ debuted at No. 7 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums chart (which is a ranking of the most popular albums in the United States). This achievement marks SEVENTEEN’s highest ranking on the chart to date.
Tuesday, June 21 local time, Billboard revealed that ‘Face The Sun’ remains firmly at No. 23 in its second consecutive week on the Billboard 200, making it the group’s first album to spend more than a week in the Top 25.
Meanwhile, ‘Face The Sun’ also stayed on several other Billboard charts this week. This album occupies the position of No. 2 on the World Albums chart, occupying the No. 5 on the Top Album Sales chart and the Top Current Album Sales chart.
SEVENTEEN is also at No. 28 on Billboard’s Artist 100 and their latest song “HOT” is at No. 151 in Global Excel. US.
SEVENTEEN’s fourth full album titled ‘Face The Sun’ is the latest work of this Pledis Entertainment group. The album was officially released on May 27, 2022, featuring a total of 9 songs, including “Darl+ing,” “HOT,” “DON QUIXOTE,” “March,” “Domino,” “Shadow,” “’bout you, ” “If you leave me,” and “Ash.”
The album surprisingly managed to surpass 2 million sales copies on Hanteo in less than a week. Previously, ‘Face the Sun’ successfully recorded sales of 1,758,565 copies on the first day alone. According to Hanteo’s report, SEVENTEEN’s album ‘Face The Sun’ surpassed 2 million sales on June 2, 2022. This means that it only took 6 days to achieve the feat. With this, SEVENTEEN became the second artist in Hanteo’s history to surpass 2 million sales in the first week of album release, only surpassed by BTS.
On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, through their official SNS account, SEVENTEEN announced plans for a world tour this year with the title “BE THE SUN”. SEVENTEEN will start their first two-day concert at Gocheok Sky Dome, Seoul on June 25 and 26, 2022. After that the tour will continue to North America, where they will perform in 12 different cities in the United States and Canada, starting from August 10 to September 6, 2022.
Not only America, Asia is also included in the line up of countries that will be visited by SEVENTEEN. One of them is Indonesia. SEVENTEEN’s concert in Indonesia will be held in Jakarta for two days, namely on 24-25 September 2022 at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) BSD Hall 5-6. Then followed by three other Asian countries, namely Thailand (Impact Challenger Hall 1) on October 1-2, Manila, Philippines (SM Mall of Asia Arena) on October 8-9, and Singapore (Singapore Indoor Stadium) on October 13.
Congratulations to SEVENTEEN!