The song by the rookie K-pop girl group ranked on Spotify in the US but didn’t even make the MelOn Top 1000
It can be extremely difficult for new small K-pop groups to gain recognition in South Korea, let alone worldwide. However, a group of rookie girls recently braved the odds and rampaged among international K-pop fans.
Interestingly, even though he came to the United States. Spotify Chart — a tough chart for any K-pop group, let alone a bunch of little label rookies — this artist’s trending song didn’t even make the top 1,000 melonGraphic from .
The song in question? Cupid over FIFTY – FIFTY.
The girl group debuted with four members: Sign, aran, Penetc Oui – under the label ATTRACT November 18, 2022 with the EP the fifties and the title track “Higher”. This debut album of theirs sold just over 4,000 copies, which isn’t great for a new girl group, but still not huge.
However, his debut was praised in other ways. Korean criticism EXEC They gave their debut album 4.5 stars out of 5, the highest they’d ever given a girl group album.
[FIFTY FIFTY] is a good example of what happens when you find good songs and good singers. Thanks to them, Korea has another group of good girls.
— Son Seung Geun, IZM author
The rookie group was also named the recording academyK-pop girl groups to watch in 2023, stating that “the quartet exhibits distinct colors and vocal maturity that’s hard to find and crucial to have.” They were also named one of the best K-pop debuts of 2022 Rolling Stones India.
With so many big name awards coming from a small label, it seems the members of FIFTY FIFTY have been able to showcase their impressive talent to a large audience! Hopefully their international success will inspire more Korean fans to listen to their music as they deserve to chart in their home country as well.
FIFTY FIFTY’s “Cupid” (Twin Version) climbs 25 positions to hit a new high of #119 on Global Spotify with over 1.32 million streams.
It also climbs 17 spots to hit a new high of 110 on US Spotify with 363,000 streams. pic.twitter.com/SmSE60ijER
-PopBase (@PopBase) March 16, 2023
Here’s how fans are reacting to the news of Spotify’s US and global chart success.
We can’t wait to see what these talented idols come up with next!
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