BILLBOARD: TWICE #1 on Japan Hot Albums

BILLBOARD: TWICE #1 on Japan Hot Albums


In January 2019, JYP Entertainment announced that Twice would release their second Japanese compilation album on March 6, as well as embark on a dome tour in Japan later that month.  #Twice2 was officially released on March 6 in three versions: Standard Edition, First Press Limited Edition A (CD and photo book) and Limited Edition B (CD and DVD). It was also released as a digital download in EP format, containing only the five Japanese-language songs. The album debuted at number 1 on the daily ranking of Oricon Albums Chart with 95,825 units sold, breaking Twice's record of the highest first day album sales for K-pop girl groups in Japan. It was also reported that shipments of the album exceeded 250,000 copies. #Twice2 then topped the weekly Oricon Albums Chart with 200,846 units sold. It is the first album by a foreign female artist to sell more than 200,000 albums in the first week since Kara's Super Girl in 2011. On Oricon Digital Album Chart, it debuted at number 2 with 5,192 download count. It also topped the Billboard Japan Hot Albums recorded 211,406 copies sold. THE SONG "Dance the Night Away" was co- written and produced by Dsign Music.






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