Girl group 2NE1 has sold 100,000 copies of their first full album in just five days. On September 14th, YG Entertainment stated, "After confirming with Mnet Media, the distributors of 2NE1's first full album, they stated today (14th) that we have sold over 100,000 copies. If this trend continues, we will have sold well over 150,000 copies by the end of the month." In regards to the Hanteo Charts reporting that 2NE1's album has sold only 21,000 copies as of September 12th, YG responded, "We have sold a lot of albums through our own online store, 'YG e-Shop'. In regards to the difference in methods of counting sale aggregates, we did nothing more or less than to fully state our distributor's total aggregate of album sales." While Hanteo charts collect 85% of their information from nationwide music sales and 15% from accumulations in their information database and national sale estimations, entertainment companies sum up their album sales by directly checking the number of shipments and calling up music stores. As of September 14th at 3:20PM, all three of 2NE1's title tracks are ranked in the top 3 on the popular music portal site, Melon.
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