ZEROBASEONE’s “You had me at HELLO” Voted Best K-Pop Album of 2024 First Half by Billboard

K-pop sensation ZEROBASEONE has cemented their status as leaders of the ‘5th Generation’ not just at home but also on the global stage.

On July 8th, Billboard, a top U.S. music outlet, unveiled its list of ‘The 20 Best K-Pop Albums of 2024’, placing ZEROBASEONE‘s third mini-album ‘You had me at HELLO’ in the spotlight. The group, consisting of Seong Hanbin, Kim Jiwon, Jang Hao, Seok Matthew, Kim Taerae, Ricky, Kim Kyubin, Park Geonwook, and Han Yujin, received high praise from Billboard.

They commended the album, noting, “Beyond its polished sound and catchy melodies, ZEROBASEONE has imbued their music with profound meaning.”

The album’s title track ‘Feel the POP’ and other songs like ‘Solar POWER’, ‘Dear ECLIPSE’, and ‘HELLO’ were highlighted for their impact.

‘You had me at HELLO’ marks the conclusion of a trilogy exploring themes of youthful love and joy, building on their previous works. Showing versatility across genres, ZEROBASEONE made history by achieving ‘million seller’ status with three consecutive album releases in just one day.

The album quickly soared to #1 on iTunes ‘Top Albums’ charts in 23 regions globally upon its debut and dominated Japan’s Oricon Weekly Album and Combined Weekly Album rankings.

Capitalizing on their global acclaim, ZEROBASEONE is set to grace major music festivals, including Tencent Music Entertainment Awards 2024 in Greater China this July, ‘KCON LA’ in August, and Japan’s ‘SUMMER SONIC 2024’, connecting deeply with their international fan base.

Their international tour, ‘2024 ZEROBASEONE THE FIRST TOUR’, kicks off on September 20th in Seoul, spanning 8 cities worldwide.

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