International K-pop phenomenon, TWICE, released the English version of their current title track “I CAN’T STOP ME” today via Republic Records, through all digital and streaming platforms. Exploring ’80s American retro-pop sounds, the new track marks the group’s second global English single to release this year. The energy-filled track boasts confidence-inspiring lyrics, as well as themes of balancing both good and bad desires, while acknowledging that in the end, personal longings can’t be stopped.
“We wanted to show a different side of us to ONCE with the English version of ‘I CAN’T STOP ME,’” said TWICE in a group statement. “We (TWICE) are always growing as a group, and love to keep our relationship with ONCE close to us and around the world!”
Earlier today, the group made their highly anticipated debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, to perform “I CAN’T STOP ME” for the Covid-friendly #PLAYATHOME series. The performance premiered on the show’s YouTube channel and can be watched HERE.
Eyes wide open, TWICE’s second full-length album, released digitally on October 26th, and made strong debuts across multiple charts in its first week of release. The album hit the top 5 slot on the all-genre iTunes US Album Sales Chart and debuted at No. 8 on Billboard’s World Albums chart; and the album’s lead single debuted in the top 10 of the all-genre iTunes US Song Sales Chart.
In 2015, TWICE became globally renowned phenomenon’s, rapidly taking the U.S. and beyond by storm. Having graced Allure Magazine’s May 2020 cover, the group have been praised by the likes of Harper’s Bazaar, TIME, Billboard, MTV, Forbes, Teen Vogue, Elle and BuzzFeed to name a few. In 2019, the group successfully completed their World Tour, TWICELIGHTS, which included sold-out shows in the U.S. at The Forum in Los Angeles, the Prudential Center in Newark (where they performed in front of 11,000 fans), and a show at the Wintrust Arena in Chicago.
“I CAN’T STOP ME” English version is available now on all streaming platforms. Listen to the track HERE. The Eyes wide open physical album release date is December 4th. You can preorder your copy HERE.
Formed under K-pop powerhouse, JYP Entertainment in 2015, TWICE is one of the best-selling K-pop girl groups of all time regarding physical album sales, and this new project will certainly follow suit. The group first rose to prominence with their debut title song “Like OOH-AHH”, and 2016 breakthrough single “CHEER UP” which went on to top multiple Korean pop charts and won ‘Song of the Year’ at the Melon Music Awards and Mnet Asian Music Awards. In the same year, TWICE was included in Variety’s Youth Impact Report and was the only K-pop group included in the list. The group was included in Forbes Korea Power Celebrity issue in both 2019 and 2017; and were also included in 18th place and as the only Asian act in Billboard’s 21 Under 21 2017: Music’s Next Generation issue. Earlier this year, TWICE’s album MORE & MORE made its first ranking on the Artist 100 and Billboard 200 lists – becoming the fifth all-female musical act from their country to do rank on the Billboard 200. Since 2015, the 9-member group have maintained the reins of K-pop super stars, having released a number of consecutive hits including “TT”, “KNOCK KNOCK”, “SIGNAL”, “LIKEY”, “Heart Shaker”, “What is Love?”, “Dance The Night Away”, “YES or YES”, “FANCY”, “Feel Special”, “MORE & MORE,” and “I CAN’T STOP ME.”