Jeon Somi Gears Up For A Comeback With 1st Full Album “XOXO”
Watch out for another bop from one of South Korea’s IT girl, Jeon Somi!
Jeon Somi is confirmed to be returning as soon as possible with the 1st full album XOXO.
After creating a buzz with the single “DUMB DUMB”, Somi is making a high-speed comeback in about three months. “DUMB DUMB” was released on August 2, 2021 and the music video immediately gained 10 million views in under 24 hours.
Within two days, the music video already received 20 million views. The track also peaked at No.8 on the Gaon Digital Chart which makes it Somi’s first single to be included in the list since her solo debut.
In addition, “DUMB DUMB” topped the iTunes Worldwide Song Chart in nine countries immediately after its release. Several personalities and celebrities also participated in the song’s TikTok challenge. The said challenge steadily drew attention with the song’s point choreography, which many called the “Batman dance”.
As of writing, the music video for “DUMB DUMB” has garnered more than 89 million views. Moreover, Somi’s agency, The Black Label, confirmed that the solo artist will return with her 1st full album XOXO sometime at the end of October 2021. Further details about the forthcoming comeback are expected to be revealed in the following days.
Meanwhile, Jeon Somi made her debut as the center of IOI in 2016. The project group was created through Mnet’s survival entertainment show Produce 101 Season 1. The girl group lasted until 2017. Two years after IOI’s disbandment, Somi debuted as a solo artist with the first single album BIRTHDAY in 2019.
Image and Video: The Black Label
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