is simply two months away, and on Monday (Feb. 5), superstars ATEEZ have been introduced as RSD’s first-ever Artist of the 12 months, Billboard can completely reveal.
To have fun, File Retailer Day will function an uniquelaunch of ATEEZ’s Billboard 200 chart-topping album, titled THE WORLD EP.FIN : WILL (X Ver.). The particular vinyl might be distributed by indie Okay-pop file label hello82 — a division of KAI Media Group — and might be completely obtainable at taking part file shops on File Retailer Day this spring.
The vinyl will function a novel design plus two unreleased tracks on a bonus RSD-exclusive 7-inch vinyl. Moreover, every file will embrace at random one among eight collectible PhotoTickets of the ATEEZ members: Hongjoong, Seonghwa, Yunho, Yeosang, San, Mingi, Wooyoung and Jongho.
“Okay-pop is a significant a part of the music trade, and it’s thrilling to have the ability to lastly have fun ATEEZ with their devoted fanbase on File Retailer Day. It’s additionally thrilling to see them on the Coachella line-up this yr and we’re thrilled to honor them as our first Okay-pop Artist of the 12 months,” mentioned File Retailer Day co-founder Michael Kurtz in a press assertion.
THE WORLD EP.FIN: WILL marked ATEEZ’s first Billboard 200 No. 1 album, and the fourth prime 10-charting effort from the act, all posted consecutively. The group beforehand charted as excessive as No. 2 with its final entry, THE WORLD EP.2: OUTLAW, in July 2023.
File Retailer Day, which globally celebrates of the tradition of the file retailer, will happen on April 20.