With the release of her album, IM NAYEON, Nayeon from TWICE has made her solo debut. As of June 23, she had received preorders for more than 500,000 copies.
It is rare to see in kpop for different fandoms to come together to praise a single song or album, but NAYEON seems to have done it with her first solo album titled, “I’m Nayeon” which is a very clever and creative play on words as Nayeon’s full name is Im Na-yeon.
Nayeon’s lead single, “POP” is garnering praise from all over kpop twitter for its fresh, energetic, and summer-y vibes and extremely visually pleasing music video. In addition to the title track, even the b-sides from the album, especially NO PROBLEM (ft. Felix) and LOVE COUNTDOWN, are trending.
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Nayeon’s Solo Project has received majorly positive response from kpop fans, who are praising the album and especially the title track POP for reviving kpop. Look at some of the tweets from kpop fans below.
As of the writing of this article, the music video for the song POP has gained 20 Million views. The lead single from the album debuted at #68 on the global Spotify chart with 1.4 million streams, becoming her highest charting single. The b-side NO PROBLEM also made an appearance on the global spotify top 200 list, debuting at #147 on the global Spotify chart with nearly 1 million streams.
Nayeon began the promotions for her solo project by performing her new song, “POP!” on KBS’s Music Bank on June 24. She also performed on popular American music program MTV’s Fresh Out Live, proving her global popularity.