X1’s “FLASH” Debuts On Global YouTube Music Videos Chart Despite Late-Week Arrival

“FLASH” racked up over 8 million views during the official tracking period.

X1 - Flash Video | Stone Music Entertainment

It may not have arrived until the fifth day of the August 23-29 tracking period, but X1’s “FLASH” still earns a spot on this week’s Global YouTube Music Videos Chart.

According to YouTube, the group’s new video amassed 8.3 million views during the official tracking week. The impressive tally yields a #55 bow on this week’s chart.

“FLASH” meanwhile starts at #2 on the South Korean YouTube Music Videos Chart. The video received 974K tracking week views in the group’s home country; only Red Velvet’s “Umpah Umpah” (1.01 million) reached a larger South Korean audience.

“FLASH” marks the rookie group’s first official single; it appears on the “Emergency: Quantum Leap” mini-album.

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