ENHYPEN is making history as a rookie group with major milestones with their latest album “BORDER: CARNIVAL”!

Keep on reading to know what these achievements are!

ENHYPEN Achieves Multiple Milestones as “BORDER: CARNIVAL” Gets Certified in South Korea and Japan

On April 26, Belift Lab’s first boy group, ENHYPEN, made their first-ever comeback with their second mini-album, “BORDER: CARNIVAL.”

(Photo : ENHYPEN Twitter)

On June 10, the Gaon Chart and Recording Industry Association of Japan (RIAJ) revealed the albums that recently received certifications for reaching a certain number of cumulative sales.

On Gaon Chart, ENHYPEN’s “BORDER: CARNIVAL” has been certified double platinum. This certification is given to albums that have sold a total of 500,000 copies in South Korea.

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Meanwhile, “BORDER: CARNIVAL” has earned a gold certification from (RIAJ). According to the certification criteria of RIAJ, an album will only be certified gold once it managed to record minimum cumulative net shipments of 100,000 copies to Japan.

With these two album certifications, Belift Lab’s artist has made history. ENHYPEN is now the very first fourth-generation boy group to attain an album certification both in South Korea (Gaon Chart) and Japan (RIAJ).


(Photo : ENHYPEN Twitter)

With “BORDER: CARNIVAL,” ENHYPEN has also become the first idol group that debuted in 2020 to receive a double platinum certification for an album from Gaon Chart.

This feat makes the septet the fourth fourth-generation group to have an album getting certified double platinum in South Korea, following IZ*ONE, TXT, and X1.

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Aside from this, ENHYPEN now joins their senior group BTS as the only K-pop group in history to receive a certification for a Korean album from RIAJ. They are even the fastest one to have a Korean album certified in Japan, achieve the milestone in only six months.


(Photo : ENHYPEN Twitter)

What’s more, the seven-piece boy band has become the very first fourth-generation idol group to earn a gold certification for a Korean album from RIAJ.

Overall, Belift Lab’s seven-member boy group has a total of three album certifications, one for “BORDER: DAY ONE” (platinum) and two for “BORDER: CARNIVAL” (double platinum and gold).

Congratulations to ENHYPEN on their extraordinary milestones achieved only six months after their debut!

ENHYPEN Enters Gaon and Billboard Charts with “BORDER: CARNIVAL”

In other news, the new boy group has also landed on several Billboard charts for the week ending on June 12, as well as on multiple Gaon charts for May 2021.

“BORDER: CARNIVAL” by ENHYPEN ranked fifth on the Billboard World Albums Chart, marking its fifth week on the tally. It also claimed the Nos. 18 and 28 on the Top Current Album Sales and Top Album Sales, respectively.

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(Photo : ENHYPEN Twitter)

Over on Gaon Chart, “BORDER: CARNIVAL” has sold more than 600,000 copies, making the rookie group the third fourth-generation group to attain this feat, following TXT and X1.

ENHYPEN’s new album secured the No. 5 spot on the Gaon Monthly Album Chart for May 2021. It has sold 100,485 more copies in South Korea.

On the Gaon Download Chart, the album’s title track, “Drunk-Dazed,” took the No. 31 spot, while the B-side song “FEVER” debuted at No. 173. Furthermore, ENHYPEN entered at No. 32 on the Gaon Social Chart.

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Written by Mhaliya Scott

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