Treasure surpassed 100,000 copies for pre-order of ‘The First Step: Chapter One’!
According to YG Entertainment on the 31st, pre-orders for Treasure’s first single album “THE FIRST STEP: CHAPTER ONE” exceeded 100,000 copies. The group achieved this just two days after the pre-order began on July 29. This became the largest pre-order figure among all new YG artists.
Furthermore, Treasure is the first big rookie group released by YG in four years since BLACKPINK. The 12-member group consists of Choi Hyun-Seok, Ji Hoon, Yoshi, Jun Kyu, MASHIHO, Yoon Jae-hyuk, Asahi, Bang Ye-dam, Doyoung, Haruto, Park Jung-woo, and So Jung-hwan. Expectations for the music that the group will release soared since they revealed that Hyunsuk, Yoshi, and Haruto participated on the rap making.
In addition, their official YouTube channel subscribers surpassed 1.32M, and their total accumulated views surpassed 100M views. Due to that, Treasure entered No. 19 on the U.S. Billboard Social 50 chart in the shortest time among K-pop rookie groups.
Treasure will release “THE FIRST STEP: CHAPTER ONE” and the MV for “BOY” on August 7, 6 PM KST. The albums that are being pre-sold through will become available from August 13.