A generation of new K-pop girl groups continue coming out stronger than ever as EVERGLOW become the latest act to make a splash with their debut single.
The freshly debuted, six-member group under the Beijing-based Yuehua Entertainment sees their first single “Bon Bon Chocolat” enter high on the charts, starting at No. 5 on Billboard‘s World Digital Song Sales chart to be the week’s highest new entry. The tasty electro-pop cut sold 1,000 downloads in the week ending March 21, according to Nielsen Music. The song also had 944,000 U.S. streams for its first week out.
With a Top 5 start, EVERGLOW makes an extremely strong first showing on World Digital Songs. Of all girl-group debut singles, EVERGLOW has the sixth-highest chart position, so far, trailing only behind big names like BLACKPINK, ITZY, Red Velvet, (G)I-DLE and LOONA. See the highest chart positions of girl-group debut singles on World Digital Song Sales below:
Position – Artist, Debut single (Year):
No. 1 – BLACKPINK, “Boombayah” (2016)
No. 2 – ITZY, “Dalla Dalla (2019)
No. 4 – Red Velvet – “Happiness” (2014); (G)I-DLE, “Latata” (2018); LOONA – “favOriTe” (2018)
No. 5 – EVERGLOW, “Bon Bon Chocolate” (2019)
While in the past, it would be highly remarkable if more than one K-pop girl group sent their debut single to the charts, but these rookies-to-watch are already the third female act to do so as we end the third month of 2019. Just last month, both Cherry Bullet and ITZY made their bows on the World Digital Song Sales with “Q&A” and “Dalla Dalla,” respectively.
Get to know EVERGLOW’s E:U, Mia, Sihyeon, Aisha, Onda and Yiren in one of their first performances of “Bon Bon Chocolat” on Korea’s music program M Countdown below: