Seventeen's 'Your Choice' is biggest K-pop album of 2021
Boy band Seventeen sold 1.36 million copies of its eighth EP, "Your Choice," within a week of its release, breaking its own record and the record for all albums released by K-pop bands in 2021.
According to the band's agency, Pledis Entertainment, 1,364,127 copies of "Your Choice" were sold from June 18 to 27.
Seventeen has had three previous million-selling albums: "Heng:garae" (2020), "; [Semicolon]" (2020) and "An Ode" (2019).
"Your Choice" topped the iTunes Top Albums Chart in 18 regions around the world the day after its release and its lead track, "Ready to Love," topped the iTunes Top Song Chart in 22 regions.
The band described the album's tracks as "showing a maturer side of Seventeen."
Seventeen will hold a meet-and-greet event for fans from Aug. 6 to 8 both online and offline.
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