4 Records ZEROBASEONE Has Broken Even Before Official Debut
By Koreaboo on
Ever since the announcement of their formation, ZEROBASEONE has been a force to reckon with in the K-Pop industry. These rising stars, who emerged victorious from the fiercely competitive reality show Boys Planet, have been capturing the hearts of fans globally, even before their official debut.
ZEROBASEONE has already shattered several records, solidifying their status as a formidable new entrant in the K-Pop world. Whether it’s pre-orders for their debut album or their rapidly expanding social media following, the boy group has been setting the bar impressively high. Here’s a closer look at the records this pre-debut sensation has already broken.
1. Highest Pre-Orders For A Debut Album By A K-Pop Group
ZEROBASEONE has managed to break the record for the highest pre-orders for a debut album by a K-Pop group. Their first EP, Youth in the Shade, has amassed a staggering 780,000 pre-orders. This feat demonstrates the enormous anticipation for their debut, which is set to happen on July 10.
2. Most Pre-Ordered Debut Album By A K-Pop Group On Ktown4u
Breaking records isn’t just local for ZEROBASEONE; their global popularity has also been affirmed. Ktown4u, a popular K-Pop album and merchandise store that caters to international fans has recorded 184,000 pre-orders for Youth in the Shade. This accomplishment makes ZEROBASEONE the record holder for the most pre-ordered debut album by a K-Pop group of all time on the largely popular platform.
.@ZB1_official’s “YOUTH IN THE SHADE” (184.2K) is now the most pre-ordered debut album by a K-Pop Idol Group of all time on Ktown4u, surpassing “Perfume” (184K) in just 11 days.#ZEROBASEONE#ZB1 #제로베이스원 pic.twitter.com/C3wrOUOBR2
— ZEROBASEONE CENTRAL (@ZB1Central) July 2, 2023
3. Most Followed 2023 Rookie Group on Instagram
Social media presence is a key indicator of a group’s popularity and influence in today’s digital era. ZEROBASEONE have outdone themselves on Instagram, amassing a follower count of 1.3 million. They surpassed the previous record holder, BABYMONSTER, who had 1.2 million followers. This makes them the most followed 2023 rookie group on Instagram even before their official debut.
— ZB1 Charts (@zb1charts) May 1, 2023
4. Most Followed 2023 Rookie Group on MelOn
MelOn is South Korea’s largest online music store and streaming service, and being popular on this platform is a significant achievement. ZEROBASEONE, yet again, surpasses expectations. With more than 10,000 followers, they have overtaken BOYNEXTDOOR, who held the previous record with 4,400 followers, becoming the most followed 2023 Rookie Group on MelOn.
Most-followed 2023 K-Pop Idol Rookie Groups on MelOn:
#1. #ZEROBASEONE – 10,092
#2. BOYNEXTDOOR – 4498
#3. PLAVE – 4286
#4. The Wind – 1004
#5. xikers – 786
— ZB1 CHART DATA ⁰-¹ (@ZB1_stats) June 28, 2023
In conclusion, ZEROBASEONE is shaping up to be an extraordinarily successful K-Pop group. With such a strong pre-debut performance, the anticipation for their official debut is off the charts. It’s clear that these boys are already stars in their own right, and we can’t wait to see what they achieve next. Watch out, K-Pop world; ZEROBASEONE is coming.
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