ATEEZ Makes History with #1 Debut on Billboard 200 + Achieves Biggest US Sales Week

ATEEZ made a historic achievement on Billboard 200 by landing their first-ever No. 1 album.

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Read to know more about their accomplishment below!

ATEEZ’s ‘THE WORLD EP FIN: WILL’ Takes Over Billboard 200 with Triumphant #1 Victory

The “Crazy Form” singers have set a historic record in Billboard and K-pop!

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On December 10, Billboard officially announced that ATEEZ debuted on the Top 200 Albums chart’s No. 1 with their second full-length album “THE WORLD EP. FIN: WILL.”

This achievement is impressive to its core, since the Billboard 200 ranks the most popular albums in the United States, proving ATEEZ’s large international following. Billboard also released a breakdown of their accomplishment.


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Music and entertainment data provider Luminate disclosed that “THE WORLD EP. FIN: WILL” collected a total of 152,000 equivalent album units for the week ending on December 7.

This consisted of 146,000 traditional album sales, 5,500 streaming equivalent album units, 7.59 million on-demand streams, along with 500 track equivalent album units. This led to the count of 152,000 equivalent album units, which marks ATEEZ’s biggest U.S. sales week.

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With this achievement, ATEEZ became the seventh Korean artist in history to place No. 1 on Billboard 200. The fourth-gen group has trailed previous acts BTS, Stray Kids, SuperM, TXT, BLACKPINK, and NewJeans.

“THE WORLD EP. FIN: WILL” also became the group’s fourth overall album to place in Billboard 200’s Top 10. It has now followed “THE WORLD EP. 2: OUTLAW” (No. 2), “THE WORLD EP. 1: MOVEMENT” (No. 3), and “SPIN OFF: FROM THE WITNESS” (No. 7).

Congratulations to ATEEZ for their impressive feat!

ATINYs Celebrate ATEEZ’s Achievement in Online Community

On December 10, ATINYs congratulated ATEEZ in an appreciation thread.

Read their reactions below:

  •  “I’m a fan of another group, but when I saw the flash news while browsing Instiz, I came back! Congratulations!”
  •  “Wow, they are doing pretty amazing.”
  •  “Congratulations ATEEZ. Let’s go higher!”
  •  “I knew that ATEEZ would do well as soon as I saw their stage performance. Congrats to you too, ATINYs!”
ATEEZ Makes History with 1st-Ever Domination on Billboard 200 + Achieves Biggest US Sales Week

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Some also praised ATEEZ’s diverse discography and live performances, while others continued to declare their happiness over the group’s Billboard accomplishment.

  •  “I very much stan their discography so seeing their achievements getting better and better feels super nice.”
  •  “Saw them at ‘Immortal Song’ back in October, they’re really good performers!”
  •  “I am crying, I am a proud ATINY, congrats my ATEEZ.”

Which songs from “THE WORLD EP. FIN: WILL” are your favorites? Let us know in the comments below!

***********************] Riely Miller