Popular K-pop boy band Stray Kids have topped the iTunes album charts in an incredible 26 countries with their festive-themed single album Christmas EveL.
Immediately after being released globally on Monday, November 29th, the band’s holiday single album soon entered various iTunes charts around the world.
Christmas EveL debuted at number two on the worldwide iTunes album chart, before topping iTunes album charts in 26 countries, including Brazil, Chile, Hong Kong, Mexico, and Thailand.
The album performed well elsewhere too, entering the iTunes European album chart at number two, the iTunes U.K. album chart at number eight, the iTunes Canada album chart at number four, and the iTunes U.S. album chart at number three.
Several individual tracks from Christmas EveL (pronounced as Christmas Evil) also performed strongly. The title track debuted at number four on the worldwide iTunes song chart. The song is currently first in 29 countries, including Colombia, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine, and Thailand. ‘Winter Falls (10), ’24 to 25’ (11), and ‘Domino (English version)’ (13) also placed well.
Stray Kids were formed in 2017 by JYP Entertainment through the reality show of the same name. Their eight members are Bang Chan, Lee Know, Changbin, Hyunjin, Han, Felix, Seungmin, and I.N.. Previous member Woojin left the outfit back in 2019 for personal reasons.
Christmas EveL is their first single album and follows their first two studio albums, 2020’s Go Live and 2021’s Noeasy. Christmas EveL consists of four tracks and features the theme of “Christmas naughty boy”. It’s categorised as a Christmas, hip hop, and pop album. All four tracks were produced by 3Racha, an in-house production team of Stray Kids, consisting of Bang Chan, Changbin, and Han.
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