After releasing their new song “CRY FOR ME” on the 18th, Twice is gaining a lot of attention from leading media companies from overseas.
Their previous full-length album released on October 26th, Eyes Wide Open, was included in Time Magazine’s “10 songs and 10 albums that defined K-pop’s year in 2020.” It also made significant achievements as it ranked 72th on Billboard 200 on the 19th of December.
On December 18th, Forbes Magazine highlighted Twice’s new song “CRY FOR ME” as it introduced the song as “the emotional pop [that] brings together some of the biggest hitmakers from both sides of the world including J.Y. Park (Korea’s legendary producer who founded TWICE’s label home), Ryan Tedder (the Grammy-winning songwriter-producer and OneRepublic vocalist), hitmaking couple Melanie Fontana and Michel ‘Lindgren’ Schulz.”
The Music Video for Twice’s “Cry For Me,” uploaded on the 19th through their official SNS channels, managed to reach the first in YouTube Trending Worldwide as it surpassed 3.8 million views on the 22nd at 7 a.m. KST.
The new album also entered a real-time TOP 100s chart for Line Music Japan. The group proved their international recognition by rising as the second in iTunes’ worldwide chart and as first in iTunes’ regional charts within 20 countries including Brazil, Indonesia, and Thailand.