Twicetagram is the first full album by South Korean girl group Twice. The album is releasing digitally and physically on October 30, 2017 by JYP Entertainment and distributed by Genie Music. The music video of the title track Likey was released on the same day.
The album "Twicetagram" is named after the group's Instagram account. The full album consists of 13 tracks. It is in either matte or glossy of 3 versions.
- Turtle (거북이)
- Missing U
- FFW (Fastforward)
- Ding Dong
- Look At Me (날 바라바라봐)
- Love Line
- Don't Give Up (힘내)
- You In My Heart (널 내개 담아)
- Jaljayo Good Night (Jaljayo Goodnight/잘자요 굿나잇)
Background and release Edit
On September 7, Twice has filmed their music video in Canada. Then later on September 25 JYPE confirmed the comeback at the end of October. On October 15, 2017, JYP Entertainment announced the MV trailer and comeback via the 2nd day of "Once Begins" fan meeting and official website. The group would release their first full album "Twicetagram" and single "Likey" on October 30.
Music video Edit
The music video for "Likey" was filmed in Vancouver, Canada, in early September 2017. It was featured in CTV News Vancouver—stating that the video is expected to boost tourism of the city. Some parts of it was personally filmed by Jihyo.
On December 3, 2017, it set a new record of the fastest K-pop girl group music video to reach 100 million views on YouTubewithin 33 days.
On October 10, 2017, it was announced that Twice would film an episode of Weekly Idol as start of their full scale activities for the album.
Prior to the release of Twicetagram, Twice held a media showcase for the album at Yes24 Live Hall in Gwangjin-gu, Seoul. It was then followed by a live showcase broadcast through Naver V Live, two hours after dropping the album online, where they performed "Likey" and "Turtle" for the first time, as well as hit songs from their previous albums including "Cheer Up", "TT", "Knock Knock" and more.
Commercial performance Edit
Twicetagram was included on Billboard's 20 Best K-pop Albums of 2017. It placed at No. 19 and was described as "an entire collection of incredible bubblegum hits".
The album and its lead single "Likey" debuted atop both Billboard's World Albums and World Digital Song Sales respectively—the group's first number 1, making Twice the first female K-pop act to lead on both charts. They also rose on the Heatseekers Albums as the album debuted at number 10, one position higher than Signal's peak at number 11.
It reached 100,000 unit sales within three days of its release, becoming the fastest-selling album by a K-pop girl group since 2002, with over 129,000 copies sold in its first week. It is also the best-selling K-pop girl group album of 2017, which sold 320,389 copies at year-end.
- The name of the album "Twicetagram" derived from the name of their Instagram account with the same name.
Video Gallery Edit
| To view the Twicetagram gallery, click here.