Stray Kids, the popular K-pop group, has achieved an impressive milestone by securing their fourth consecutive No. 1 position on the U.S. Billboard 200 main album chart. Their latest achievement comes with their mini 8th album “樂-STAR,” which was released on November 10th and is set to be officially announced as No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart on the 25th of the same month. This remarkable feat was accomplished in just a year and eight months, showcasing the group’s global popularity and consistent chart-topping success.
Prior to this, Stray Kids had already reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard 200 chart with their 6th mini-album “ODDINARY” in March of the previous year, their 7th mini-album “MAXIDENT” in October of the same year, and their 3rd full album “5-STAR” (FIVE STAR) in June of this year. Their consistent success on this prestigious chart solidifies their position as one of the leading K-pop acts globally, alongside the likes of BTS.
Notably, Stray Kids is now one of only two K-pop groups, along with BTS, to achieve four consecutive No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200 chart. Additionally, they are the only K-pop acts to have all their albums debut at No. 1 on the chart. Stray Kids’ remarkable achievement further underscores their influence and impact in the global music industry.