On Feb. 21, ITZY took home the trophy for their 1st ever win on Mnet "Mcountdown". ITZY debuted on Feb. 12 and in just 10 days time, their debut track 'DALLA DALLA' rose to the number one spot on "Mcountdown".
While many fans were proud of their achievements, some netizens did not seem to be very happy with their win. Previously, there was also mix reactions about ITZY's debut track when it was first released.
According to the scores provided by "Mcountdown", HwaSa was also one of the nominees for the number one spot. However, ITZY managed to clinch to top spot with a score of 8527, whereas HwaSa received 7882.
One netizen commented that HwaSa actually had more digital sales than ITZY but because of the advertising promotion done by JYP on Youtube, ITZY was able to score higher on the social media sections.
Another netizen also commented "1st place in 10 days (after debut)? What's the criteria for winning 1st place?".
Despite that being said, there were also many netizens who are happy for ITZY's 1st win.
Some were thankful for fans that participated in the voting through text messages and acknowledged the hard work of them as it was not easy to have achieved 1st place. Others also support ITZY by telling them to 'hwaiting'.
ITZY also left a video message for their fans on their official Twitter account. Check it out if you have not!
[ #ITZY1STWIN ]
— ITZY (@ITZYofficial) February 21, 2019
Nonetheless, we would like to congratulate ITZY for their 1st win on Mnet "Mcountdown".
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