NCT 127 albums sells over 1 million copies
Boy band NCT 127 has sold 1 million copies of its second full-length album “NCT #127 Neo Zone,” a first for the group, its agency SM Entertainment announced on Thursday.
NCT 127’s “Neo Zone” was released on March 6, and the repackaged version of the album, “NCT #127 Neo Zone: The Final Round” dropped on May 19.
The original sold 817,666 copies, and the new version sold 400,987 copies — totaling 1,218,653 copies as of Wednesday.
“This is the first time for NCT 127 to sell 1 million copies of an album since its debut,” the agency said.
“The group has excelled not only on the Korean music charts but also on America’s Billboard charts, ranking No. 5 on the Billboard 200 as well as No. 2 on the Artist 100 chart.”
NCT’s repackaged album was released on Tuesday, adding four tracks to “Neo Zone," including the lead track "Punch."
BY YOON SO-YEON [firstname.lastname@example.org]