Group ATEEZ proved its unrivaled growth by receiving the Gaon Chart Double Platinum certification.
ATEEZ’s 6th mini-album ‘ZERO: FEVER Part.2’, released in March, surpassed 500,000 copies in total sales, and on the 8th, received double-platinum certification in the Gaon Chart album cumulative sales category.
Gaon Chart’s Platinum is a certification granted when album sales exceed 250,000 copies. ATEEZ received platinum certification by setting a record of exceeding 300,000 copies in Initial Chodong sales right after the ‘Zero: Fever Part 2’ release. Then, the same album recently achieved cumulative sales of more than 500,000 copies, recording ATEEZ’s first ‘double platinum’ certification.
In addition, according to the ‘Hanteo Global K-Pop Report’ released by Hanteo on the afternoon of the 7th, ATEEZ ranked 2nd right after BTS in the global index rankings for the first half of 2021, attracting attention. The global index ranking is made by fans around the world purchasing and authenticating albums directly. ATEEZ accounts for 9.94% of the total album volume certified in the first half of this year. At the same time has a high certification rate in various countries such as the United States, France, Malaysia, and Japan. And proved its hot global potential.
In addition, ATEEZ is delighted to have been selected as the first in the recent global K-pop fandom platform ‘Whosfan’ voted for the ‘best male idol who brightened up the first half of 2021’ with the overwhelming support of about 28% out of a total of 700,000 global votes. Continued the news.
‘Zero: Fever Part 2’, which depicts the story of the members with the hottest heart in a fever, sold 150,000 copies on the first day of release alone and achieved its record of 300,000 copies in the first week of freedom, and the iTunes top album in 36 countries. (iTunes Top Albums) chart and iTunes Top Songs chart in 20 countries, the album showed a strong presence in various domestic and foreign charts.