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TWICE Enters the Billboard Chart for the First Time But Controversy over Plagiarism Continues

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K-POP group TWICE entered the Billboard chart for the first time.

According to Twitter’s Billboard on June 9, TWIEC was spotted on the 200th place on Billboard 200 with their recent album MORE & MORE.

Twitter’s Billboard chart first revealed the names of musicians and albums that were first listed on Billboard 200 prior to this week’s soon-to-be-announced list on its official website. Lady Gaga‘s Chromatica was at the top of the list.

Expectations and favorable reviews for the new album can be seen in the album sales. From May 11 to May 27, the album surpassed 500,000 pre-orders. Based on the Billboard chart, 6,100 copies were sold in the US.

Credit: Twitter @davismccarty, JYP Entertainment

However, the plagiarism controversy over the music video of the title track “MORE & MORE” continues.

Artist Davis McCarthy replied in writing on June 9 to tvN’s questions regarding the music video plagiarizing the sculpture of his.

He wrote, “My legal team and I take this plagiarism very seriously.” He clearly stated that he recognizes the situation as “plagiarism” and that a legal team has been prepared.

“We are in the process of talking with TWICE, JYP, and NAIVE,” he added. NAIVE is the production company that produced the music video.

Davis McCarthy stated, “I want them to do what’s honorable. and I want them to work this out with me.”

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