Stray Kids topped the Gaon Chart Monthly Album Chart with their special holiday single 'Christmas EveL'.
According to the Korea Music Contents Association, which operates the Gaon Chart, Stray Kids' single album 'Christmas EveL' released on November 29th sold 654,658 copies and climbed to the top of the monthly album chart in November 2021. Stray Kids, who previously took first place on Gaon Chart’s 2021 Retail Album Chart (2021.1.28~2021.12.04) and Hanteo Chart’s Weekly Album Chart (2021.11.29~2021.12.05), have also taken over the monthly chart and have their album power. showed off
In response, Forbes of the United States said on the 9th (local time), "Stray Kids' new single album sold more than 650,000 copies in November. Considering that the album was released on November 29, it is a really impressive record." attracted attention.
This year, the single album 'Christmas EveL', a response to the great love from fans around the world, performed well on various charts at home and abroad. On the day of its release, it was ranked #2 on the worldwide iTunes album chart, and as of November 30th at 8 am, it ranked first on the iTunes album chart in 23 overseas regions. The title song of the same name entered the 10th place on the US Billboard 'World Digital Song Sales' chart on December 11th, following the top of the iTunes song charts in 27 overseas regions at the same time.
The 2nd full-length album 'NOEASY', which won the glory of a million seller by exceeding 1.27 million copies based on the cumulative shipment volume of the Gaon Chart, was selected as the 'Best K-Pop Album of 2021' by TIME, an American weekly magazine. TIME announced on its official website on the 8th (local time), "The album name 'NOEASY', which was named by wordplay of 'NOISY', makes it clear that the eight members have no intention of lowering their voices. The first song of the title song 'Singer' The lyrics, "Oh, I'm screaming, oh I'm Changbin, I take my place" shows this well." He continued, "In 'Singer', Stray Kids pushes like a bulldozer from start to finish, striking listeners' ears with the sound of brass instruments, car horns, and metal. Also, even the sounds that can be dismissed as noise are attractive in this album. “, he praised.
Stray Kids, who achieved 'Career High' with two albums released in 2021, added another achievement. At the '2021 Mnet Asian Music Awards' (2021 Mnet ASIAN MUSIC AWARDS, hereinafter '2021 MAMA') held on the 11th, the main prize, WORLDWIDE FANS' CHOICE TOP 10 was awarded. They expressed their gratitude to fans around the world, saying, "Thanks to the great love and support of STAY (fandom name: STAY), we received this award. We will continue to become Stray Kids who enjoy music and stage without losing their original mind. I really appreciate and love you." They showed off their 'K-performance mastermind' on a stage that boasted an all-time scale and unique worldview. The intro track 'CHEESE' (cheese) of the 2nd regular album 'NOEASY' boasted the team's unique pleasant charm, and through the stage of 'Singer' arranged in a hero version, the 'all-round talent' was revealed to world-wide viewers. presence was imprinted.
On the other hand, Stray Kids, who lifted the Performance Award of the Year trophy at the '2021 AAA' held on the 2nd and received the grand prize as a singer after 3 years of debut, won the Bonsang at '2021 MAMA' and decorated the year-end splendidly. are doing.