Kep1er Breaks Record For Highest 1st-Day Sales Of Any Girl Group Debut Album In Hanteo History
Just one day into their career, Kep1er is already making history!
On January 3 at 6 p.m. KST, “Girls Planet 999” group Kep1er made their highly-anticipated debut with their first mini album “FIRST IMPACT” and its title track “WA DA DA.”
According to Hanteo Chart, “FIRST IMPACT” sold an impressive total of 150,153 copies on its first day of sales alone—setting a new record for the highest first-day sales of any girl group debut album in Hanteo history. Kep1er is now the only girl group ever to surpass 150,000 sales with their debut album on the first day of its release.
“FIRST IMPACT” also topped iTunes charts in numerous countries across the globe immediately upon its release. As of 10 p.m. KST on January 4, the mini album had already hit No. 1 on iTunes Top Albums charts in at least 11 different regions, including Japan, India, Vietnam, Malaysia, Thailand, Mexico, Singapore, Brazil, Indonesia, and the Philippines.
Kep1er, which was formed on the Mnet survival show “Girls Planet 999” last year, is a nine-member group consisting of Kim Chae Hyun, Huening Bahiyyih, Choi Yu Jin, Kim Da Yeon, Seo Yeong Eun, Kang Ye Seo, Ezaki Hikaru, Sakamoto Mashiro, and Shen Xiao Ting.
Congratulations to Kep1er on their new record!