ASTRO’s ‘Switch On’ tops weekly album chart

Published August 9, 2021, 12:49 PM

by Jonathan Hicap

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K-pop boy band ASTRO’s new release “Switch On” grabbed first place on the weekly physical album chart.

Korea’s Hanteo Chart released the rankings for the weekly album chart covering the period Aug. 2 to 8. 

ASTRO’s “Switch On” took first place, selling 275,145 copies for the week. The total is also the album’s first week sales, lower by 6,807 copies compared to the first week sales of their last album “All Yours,” which had 281,952 copies. “Switch On” sold 88,896 copies on the first day of release compared to 135,075 for “All Yours.” 

“Switch On” topped iTunes Top Albums and Top Songs charts in 37 countries and regions. The music video for “After Midnight,” the album’s carrier track, reached 10 million views on YouTube in 34 hours and 30 minutes and reached 20 million views in 79 hours. The music video has 25.99 million views as of writing. 

Placing second on the weekly album chart is Golden Child’s “Game Changer,” which garnered 126,100 copies followed by Weeekly’s “Play Game, Holiday” with 30,603 copies; Dreamcatcher’s “Summer Holiday,” 30,204 and EXO member D.O.’s “Empathy” with 18,206. 

Here are the 30 best-selling albums in Korea based on Hanteo Chart’s weekly album chart from Aug. 2 to 8: 

1. ASTRO – “Switch On” – 275,145 copies sold 

2. Golden Child – “Game Changer” – 126,100 

3. Weeekly – “Play Game, Holiday” – 30,603 

4. Dreamcatcher – “Summer Holiday” – 30,204 

5. EXO’s D.O. – “Empathy” – 18,206 

6. EXO – “Don’t Fight the Feeling” – 14,855 

7. BTS – “Butter” – 10,359 

8. SF9 – “Turn Over” – 10,053 

9. Super Junior’s Yesung – “Beatiful Night” – 7,577 

10. Kim Woojin – “The Moment: A Minor” – 7,549 

11. Monsta X – “One of the Kind” – 7,338 

12. ASTRO – “Blue Flame”  – 6,210 

13. ASTRO – “All Night” – 6,032 

14. ASTRO – “Dream, Pt. 1” – 5,800 

15. ASTRO – “Dream, Pt. 2” – 5,800 

16. NCT Dream – “Hello Future” – 5,538 

17. ASTRO – “Autumn Story” – 5,004 

18. GOT7’s BamBam – “Ribbon” – 3,570 

19. ASTRO – “Gateway” – 3,236 

20. Golden Child – “Game Changer” Limited Edition – 3,230 

21. Mamamoo – “Waw” – 2,831

22. Lightsum – “Vanilla” – 2,825 

23. ASTRO – “Spring Up” – 2,503 

24. ASTRO – “Summer Vibes” – 2,501 

25. UP10TION – “Connection” – 2,478 

26. ASTRO – “Special Album: Winter Dream” – 2,406 

27. BTS – “Map of the Soul: Persona” – 2,278 

28. Monsta X – “Fatal Love” – 2,198 

29. BTS – “Love Yourself: Tear” – 2,144 

30. Seventeen – “Henggarae” – 2,113 

 
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