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Stray Kids Leading the Pack of New Releases Aiming for This Summer’s Top of the Charts

Published on June 8th, 2023 | Updated on June 8th, 2023 | By FanFest

Stray Kids, Jelly Roll, Metro Boomin, and Others Vie for Top Spot on Billboard 200

The Billboard 200 chart for the week of June 18 is shaping up to be a competitive one, with a number of new releases vying for the top spot.

Leading the charge is Stray Kids, whose new album, ‘5-Star’, is expected to sell over 200,000 copies in its first week. The K-pop group has been on a roll in recent years, with their previous two albums, Oddinary,  and Maxident, both topping the Billboard 200.

Another strong contender for the top spot is Jelly Roll, whose new album, **Whitsitt Chapel**, is expected to sell over 100,000 copies in its first week. The country music singer has been gaining popularity in recent years, thanks to his unique blend of traditional country sounds and hip-hop influences.

Metro Boomin’s **Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (Soundtrack From and Inspired by the Motion Picture)** is also expected to sell well in its first week. The soundtrack features a star-studded lineup of artists, including Future, Lil Uzi Vert, 21 Savage, and A$AP Rocky.

In addition to these three albums, a number of other new releases are expected to debut on the Billboard 200 chart this week, including:

  • Foo Fighters – But Here We Are
  • Enhypen – Dark Blood
  • Moneybagg Yo – Hard To Love

The Billboard 200 chart is based on a combination of album sales and streaming data. The final rankings will be announced on on Tuesday, June 13.

More about Stray Kids: Stray Kids: The Next Generation of K-pop

Stray Kids is a South Korean boy band formed by JYP Entertainment through the 2017 survival show Stray Kids. The group consists of eight members: Bang Chan, Lee Know, Changbin, Hyunjin, Han, Felix, Seungmin, and I.N.

Stray Kids debuted on March 25, 2018, with their first mini-album, I am NOT. The group has since released four more mini-albums, two full albums, and a number of extended plays. They have also won numerous awards, including the Rookie Award at the 2018 Mnet Asian Music Awards and the Best New Male Artist Award at the 2019 Golden Disc Awards.

Stray Kids is known for their unique and experimental sound. They have incorporated a wide range of genres into their music, including hip hop, EDM, rock, and pop. The group is also known for their high-energy performances and their close relationship with their fans.

Stray Kids has quickly become one of the most popular K-pop groups in the world. They have a large and dedicated fan base, and their music has been streamed millions of times. The group is showing no signs of slowing down, and they are sure to continue to be a force in the K-pop industry for years to come.

Here are some of the things that make Stray Kids unique:

  • They are a self-producing group. All of the members are involved in the songwriting, composing, and arranging of their music.
  • They are experimental. They are not afraid to try new things with their music, and they are always pushing the boundaries of what K-pop can be.
  • They are passionate. Stray Kids loves making music, and it shows in their performances. They are always giving their all, and they always put on a great show.
  • They are relatable. Stray Kids is not afraid to show their flaws, and they are always honest with their fans. This makes them more relatable to their fans, who can connect with them on a personal level.

Stray Kids is a force to be reckoned with in the K-pop industry. They are talented, passionate, and relatable. With their unique sound and experimental approach to music, Stray Kids is sure to continue to be a popular group for years to come.

If you are a fan of K-pop, or if you are looking for a new group to check out, I highly recommend Stray Kids. They are a talented group with a lot to offer.

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