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IZ*ONE Blooms in Social 50 Chart’s Top 10

The 12-member girl group reaches the Social 50’s top 10 for the first time alongside the release of its debut full-length album.

IZ*ONE blasts into Billboard’s Social 50 chart’s top 10 for the first time, flying 49-8 on the Feb. 29-dated survey after the Feb. 17 release of the 12-member girl group’s debut full-length album, BLOOM*IZ.

The Social 50 is powered by data tracked by music analytics company Next Big Sound and ranks the most popular artists on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Wikipedia. The chart’s methodology blends weekly additions of friends/fans/followers with artist page views and engagement. The chart’s latest tracking week ended Feb. 20.

The South Korean/Japanese act gains in nearly all chart metrics in the week ending Feb. 20, led by 554,000 Twitter reactions (up 333%), as well as 22,000 new Twitter followers and 4,000 new Facebook page likes, according to Next Big Sound.


IZ*ONE, which debuted in late 2018 after being formed via the Mnet TV reality competition Produce 48, previously reached No. 18 on the Social 50 dated Nov. 16, 2019, and had spent four weeks on the tally in all prior to its top 10 premiere.

Concurrently, BLOOM*IZ bows at No. 15 on World Albums, earning 1,000 equivalent album units in the U.S. in the week ending Feb. 20, according to Nielsen Music/MRC Data.