Red Velvet are ending the year and the decade in style! The release of the spectacular finale of The ReVe Festival album trilogy with its addictive title track “Psycho” has resulted in many firsts and broken records for the group.
We have compiled a list recapping all of Red Velvet’s major achievements in the first 24 hours, both domestically and internationally, which you can check out below.
- Only girl group to achieve a RAK this year (14 so far)
- One of just six idol groups and the second girl group who managed to top the Melon chart in 2019: BTS (“Boy With Luv”), TWICE (“Fancy”), WINNER (“Ah Yeah”), X1 (“Flash”), EXO (“Obsession”), Red Velvet (“Psycho”)
- 2019 record for the most hours spent at No. 1 on Melon by a girl group
- Only idol girl group to have a Melon roof-hit this year
- “Psycho” is the first Melon roof-hit by a girl group since “Power Up” in August of 2018
- The group’s second highest first-day album sales on Hanteo: 30,448 copies (TRVF Day 1 still holds the top spot with 45,080 copies sold).
- TRVF Finale reached No. 1 on iTunes in 42 countries (Red Velvet’s personal record)
- No. 1 album on the Worldwide iTunes Album Chart – a girl group record for the most albums to top this chart (four: The ReVe Festival trilogy in 2019 and Summer Magic in 2018)
- First girl group in history to have three No. 1 albums on U.S. iTunes (surpassing Destiny’s Child and The Pussycat Dolls)
- Red Velvet’s fastest music video to reach one million likes on YouTube
- The most viewed SMTOWN MV in the first 24 hours this year, with over 10.7 million views.
- Peak at No. 2 on the Billboard Social 50 – the highest ranking for a girl group.
Red Velvet, back with their new song “Psycho”, has topped the iTunes Album Chart in 42 international regions and became the first K-pop girl group to record No. 1 on the U.S. Album Charts three times in a row, following the ‘Day 1’ and ‘Day 2’ mini albums, and even won first place on the MV chart of China’s biggest music site QQMusic!👑
Congratulations to Red Velvet on the comeback of a lifetime!