LAY 02 SHEEP

Album Summary

“Lay 02 Sheep,” Lay’s first studio album was released October 7th, 2017. “Lay 02 Sheep” was released by SM Entertainment on multiple digital music streaming applications: YouTube, iTunes, Spotify, QQ Music, MelOn, Genie, and Naver. Two lead singles were also released on this studio album, “I Need U,” and “Sheep.” On September 21st, Lay and SM Entertainment released teaser images ahead of the studio album on various social media. On September 25th, the music video “I Need U” was released as a gift to the artist’s grandparents on their 50th wedding anniversary. On October 6th, a teaser of the music video for the lead single, “Sheep,” was released. 

Achievements 

  • “I Need U” ranked #1 on Billboard’s China Weibo Live Chart
  • “I Need U” earned 26 million views in 12 hours on YouTube
  • “I Need U” earned #1 on iTunes Music Charts in 12 countries and also charted in 17 countries 
  • “Lay 02 Sheep” entered iTunes Worldwide Top 10 Album Chart at #9, a first for a Chinese artist 
  • “Lay 02 Sheep” earned the Gold Record (in 30 seconds,) Double Gold Record (in 45 seconds,) Triple Gold Record (in 52 seconds,) Platinum Record (in 1 minute 10 seconds,) and Diamond Record (in 9 hours 11 minutes.) It also went on to earn the Double Diamond Record.
  • “Lay 02 Sheep” earned the peak position of #1 on Yin Yue Tai’s Chinese Albums Chart (weekly) 
  • “Lay 02 Sheep” earned the peak position of #87 on Oricon’s Japanese Albums Chart (weekly) 
  • “Lay 02 Sheep” earned the peak position of #10 on Gaon’s South Korean Albums Chart (weekly) 
  • “Lay 02 Sheep” earned the peak position of #4 on Billboard’s USA World Albums Chart (weekly) 
  • “Lay 02 Sheep” earned the peak position of #1 on Yin Yue Tai’s Chinese Albums Chart (year-end) 
  • “Lay 02 Sheep” earned the peak position of #2 on Billboard’s Chinese Albums Chart (year-end) 

Features included on this studio album:

  1. “Sheep (羊)” 
  2. “I Need U (需要你)”
  3. “Peach (桃)”
  4. “Hand (匕首)”
  5. “Boss (老大)”
  6. “Shake (摇摆)”
  7. “Too Much (太多)”
  8. “Mask (面罩)”
  9. “Director (导演)”
  10. “X Back (兴迷)”
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