Every time an idol group gets a comeback, one of the most anticipated data in that comeback is album sales for the first week.
On September 16, two of the most anticipated K-Pop groups made a comeback and these are BLACKPINK and NCT 127.
BLACKPINK released the title track of their Born Pink Album namely ‘Shutdown’ while NCT 127 dropped their ‘2 Buddies’ album.
A netizen can’t help but compare the first-week album sales of these two groups and listed their sales below:
NCT 127‘s first week of sale
In 7 days, they sold 1,547,5XX copies. They are ranked 7th of the best first week of sales results in history.
BLACKPINK‘s first week of sale
In 7 days, they sold 1,542,9XX copies. They ranked 8th as the best first week of sales results in history
Other netizens then commented:
About the same number of people buy each. congrats to both of you
Both bands are at the top of their game. Congrats congrats👏👏👏👏👏
How can the same thing happen to both groups? Interesting! Congratulations!
Wow, they’re both so great!
Wow, it’s kind of sad that they’re so close, but they both worked hard. Congrats congrats
Wow, they are both so great, it’s hard to choose between them.
It’s interesting that they both sold 1.54 million copies.
Didn’t they both come out the same year? ㅋㅋㅋㅋ Both of them being at the top of their game makes me happy.
What are your thoughts on this?