TWICE’s Nayeon Achieves 7th Place on Billboard 200, Highest Ranking for a K-pop Female Solo Artist

TWICE‘s Nayeon has reached an impressive milestone by securing the 7th spot on the Billboard 200 chart in the United States.

According to Billboard’s official report on the 23rd (local time), Nayeon‘s second mini album ‘나(NA),’ released on the 14th, debuted at 7th place on the prestigious Billboard 200 chart.

This achievement marks her second time entering the top 10 of this chart, following her initial success in July 2022 with her first mini album ‘아이엠 나연(IM NAYEON).’ She now holds the record for the highest ranking by a female K-pop solo artist.

Nayeon‘s latest album sold 43,000 units in physical sales and garnered 4,000 streaming units, totaling 47,000 units (as per Luminéate calculations).

This made it the best-selling album in the United States for the week, also topping the Top Album Sales chart.

Earlier this year in February, Nayeon, as part of TWICE reached 1st place on the Billboard 200 with the mini album ‘위드 유-스(With YOU-th).’ Her solo achievement now reaffirms her popularity and further solidifies her place in K-pop history.

The title track ‘ABCD’ also performed exceptionally well on Spotify’s global streaming platform. From June 14th to 16th, it ranked in the top 10 on the Top Album Debut Global Chart, Top Album Debut USA Chart, and Top Album Debut UK Chart. ‘ABCD’ even entered the Top Song Debut Global Chart at an impressive 5th place.

Nayeon actively promoted her comeback through domestic music shows, various entertainment programs, and her YouTube channel.

She not only showcased her diverse stage presence but also her sense of humor, proving herself to be a true star. Her efforts were rewarded with 1st place wins on MBC M’s ‘Show! Champion’ on the 19th and KBS 2TV’s ‘Music Bank’ on the 21st.

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