Seventeen’s new album sells 1.74 million copies in preorders
Boy band Seventeen’s upcoming album sold over 1.74 million copies in preorders, according to Pledis Entertainment and YG Plus on Tuesday.
“Face the Sun,” the band’s fourth full-length album, is set to drop on May 27. It has been available to preorder since last week.
The preorders surpassed Seventeen's own record set by “Attacca,” the band's previous release in October last year, which sold 1.41 million copies in preorders.
As a result, Seventeen’s new release is already confirmed as a million-seller. All of Seventeen’s albums and EPs since September 2019 have become million-sellers.
The boy band is scheduled to hold its “Seventeen 2022 Japan Fanmeeting Hanabi” concert in Japan’s Saitama Super Arena on May 7 and 8, meeting approximately 60,000 fans.
Seventeen debuted in 2015 with the EP "17 Carat." Seventeen is a 13-member multinational boy band best known for "Adore U" (2015), "Don't Wanna Cry" (2017) and "Ready to Love" (2021). It consists of members S.coups, Wonwoo, Mingyu, Vernon, Woozi, Jeonghan, Joshua, DK, Seungkwan, Hoshi, Jun, The8 and Dino.
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