NiziU, a new girl group from JYP Entertainment, is proving its tremendous growth.
According to Sony Music on the 16th, NiziU’s pre-debut album “Make You Happy,” released on the 30th of last month, and the title song of the same name have won 107 awards on various charts on overseas music sites, including Apple Music, iTunes, and China’s largest music platform QQ Music.
Within three days of its release, it topped 64 local charts, including major Japanese music sites Line Music, Spotify Japan, Awa and Rakuten Music Chart, and captured the global music market.
In Oricon’s weekly combined album ranking on Wednesday, the album ranked No. 1 for the first time on the chart with only digital points without any real album points.
Based on the June 29~July 5 tally, it topped the weekly charts in three categories: digital albums, digital singles, and streaming, and was honored as the first “Oricon triple crown” ever by a rookie.
It also recorded 81,525 downloads of weekly digital albums and 9,758,407 weekly streaming, breaking its all-time record.
The music video for the pre-debut song “Make You Happy” released at midnight on June 30 exceeded 50 million views on YouTube around 7 p.m. on the 15th. The figure surpassed 50 million views in 19 hours on the 15th of its release, and despite its full-time debut, it is set to surpass 100 million views at a rapid pace.
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The Korean version of the performance video, which was released at 8 p.m. on the 15th, is also heating up online.
Thanks to its popularity, a special episode of the “Nizi Project” will be aired on a talk variety show affiliated with Nippon TV in Japan on the 29th July.
In the broadcast in question, famous stars, including popular idol Sashihara Rino, will gather to highlight the mega global audition “Nizi Project,” which produced NiziU. It is also expected to show off its affection for NiziU, including a jump rope dance, the point choreography of “Make you happy.”
9 member Japanese girl group under JYP Entertainment and Sony Music Entertainment. JYP showed off its extraordinary production skills in all courses, from selecting members to training, planning, production and management.
NiziU’s brilliant move to successfully realize JYP’s new vision “GLOBALIZATION BY LOCALIZATION” is drawing keen attention.