NewJeans’ first single album, OMG, topped the Oricon chart in Japan.
According to the latest chart released by Oricon on the 7th, ‘OMG’ entered the Oricon Daily Singles Ranking on January 6, 2023, and went straight to No. 1.
It was the first time since its debut that NewJeans reached the top of Oricon’s ‘Daily Single Ranking,’ highlighting their presence in the Japanese music market.
With their debut album, “New Jeans,” NewJeans set its record, ranking 12th on the Oricon Weekly Album Ranking on August 29 last year and 19th on the Oricon Weekly Digital Album Ranking on September 5, 2022.
The single album ‘OMG,’ which sang about the first winter NewJeans met, contains a message with the theme of ‘relationship.’ NewJeans talks about the strange sense of distance, caution, and unfamiliarity that coexist on the side of the heart that wants to get closer to each other through ‘OMG.
Meanwhile, at the 37th Golden Disc Awards with TikTok held at the Rajamangala National Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand, NewJeans won the Digital Song Bonsang and the Rookie of the Year awards, winning two gold medals.
With this, NewJeans won the Rookie Award at 2022 The Fact Music Awards, MMA 2022, and 2022 Asian Artist Awards last year, and with this Golden Disc Awards, they have achieved four new rookie awards since their debut.
After receiving the rookie award, NewJeans said in their acceptance speech, “We are very grateful to be able to perform at the Golden Disc Awards, and it is an honor to receive this award that we can only receive once.” After winning the ‘Digital Music Bonsang,’ they said, “We didn’t expect to receive this award. We are grateful to everyone who gave me such a valuable award following the Rookie Award.”