LOONA ‘Shake It’ Tops Billboard’s World Digital Song Sales Chart!

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LOONA has achieved an impressive feat with ‘ Shake It ‘. On April 27, 2022, Allkpop reported that the song Shake It LOONA managed to occupy the No. 1 on Billboard’s World Digital Song Sales chart for the week.

This marks the group’s second song to land at the top of Billboard’s Digital Song Sales chart after their 2019 single ‘365.’ This is also LOONA’s first song to top the No. 1 on Mnet’s competition show ‘Queendom.’

LOONA was formed by Blockberry Creative. This group consists of 12 members, namely HyunJin, HaSeul, ViVi, Heejin.Yves, YeoJin, Chuu, Kim Lip, Go Won, Olivia Hye, JinSoul, and Choerry.

LOONA itself has been like a hidden treasure in Korea . They have succeeded in capturing the hearts of many overseas fans and won the 2018 MTV Europe Award for Best Korean Act.

In addition, they have also won the Popularity Award (Girl group) at the 2019 Asia Artist Award.

Their debut album [++] (pronounced as plus plus) was the second best-selling debut album by a girl group in 2018 and managed to occupy the 2nd position on the Gaon Album Chart.

On February 5, 2020, LOONA released their second mini album entitled [#] (read as hash). The album was also a success and LOONA again topped the top 10 of the Gaon Album Chart.

Then on October 19, 2020, the K-Pop idol group released their third mini album titled [12:00] (read midnight). The album is their best-selling album to date, and debuted at number 112 on the Billboard 200 chart (the Billboard chart ranking the 200 best-selling albums in the United States).

The last time LOONA made a comeback was on June 28, 2021 with the fourth mini album, [&] (pronounced as and). Then on September 15, 2021, they made their Japanese debut under Universal Music Japan’s sublabel, EMI Records.

In May 2021 LOONA was named the new ambassador of Korean culture abroad. South Korea’s Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced LOONA as an ambassador on May 10, 2021 in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the ministry’s affiliated Korean Cultural and Information Service (KOCIS). This group was chosen to promote Hallyu and Korean culture overseas.