After their debut in Japan, UP10TION released their sixth mini-album called Star:dom on June 29, 2017 (online), and released it offline on July 3, 2017. It comes with six tracks with “Runner” serving as the album’s title track. The music video for “Runner” was released on the same day. Star:dom was ranked at number 1 on Gaon Album Chart. It sold 95,963 copies. It also charted at number 18 on Japan’s music chart and sold 6,438 copies in Japan. The physical album of Star:dom includes a CD, an 80-page photo book, 1 random photo card, and 1 special photo card for the first press album only.
For this album, Wooshin was on his hiatus so he didn’t participate when UP10TION promoted this album. They were promoting the song Runner with 9 members. The promotions began on KBS’s Music Bank and ended on MBC’s Music Core on July 29, 2017. On the next day, July 30, 2017, they held their first concert called ‘The 1st Tension Up’.
- Runner (시작해) – 3:18
- Everything – 3:55
- True Love (너다운) – 3:30
- Hot Blood – 3:25
- Everyday (매일) – 3:41
- Dream You – 3:41
2017 Special Photo Edition
On October 12, 2017, UP10TION released 2017 Special Photo Edition. The offline version was released on October 16, 2017. It contains two tracks and one instrument track with Going Crazy serving as the title track. The physical album contains a 120-page photo book, a CD, a poster, a folding photo card and a random circle-shaped photo card (1 out of 10). It sold 22,392 copies and ranked at number 11 on Gaon Album Chart. The album also ranked on Japan’s music chart at number 37. It sold 1,626 copies in Japan.
They began promoting Going Crazy with 9 members (Wooshin was still on a hiatus) on KBS’s Music Bank on October 13, 2017.
- Going Crazy (미치게 해) – 3:28
- Come Back To Me (그대 내게 다시) – 3:36
- Going Crazy (미치게 해) (Inst.) – 3:28
Invitation is UP10TION’s first studio album. Finally, they returned with full members. Wooshin returned to the group after his long hiatus. The album was released on March 15, 2018. It comes with eleven tracks with Candyland as the title track. The music video for Candyland was released on the same day. The physical album of Invitation comes with two versions, Silver and Red. The album contains a CD, a photo book, a tarot circle photo card and a key photo card.
They began promoting the song Candyland on March 15, 2018, on Mnet’s M! Countdown. On March 15, they performed Target On and Candyland on MBC’s Music Bank. The next day, they performed on SBS’s Inkigayo.
- Invitation – 1:07
- Candyland – 3:07
- Target On (반해, 안 반해) – 3:13
- Finally (오늘이야) – 3:20
- Habit (습관) – 3:38
- Mixed Signals (모호해) – 3:26
- Always (이대로) – 3:30
- Superstar – 2:58
- Love Sick – 3:05
- Still With You (시간이 멈춰서) – 3:33
- I Need You (예고 없이) – 3:55
UP10TION signed a contract with Kiss Entertainment, Japan. They have released two singles in Japan, and both have gained popularity in Japan.
ID (アイディー) is UP10TION’s first Japanese single which was released on March 8, 2017. The single sold 159,779 copies. They released the music video on February 28, 2017. The single became the most sold debut album by a K-pop group of all time. The album also was certified ‘Gold’ from RIAJ (Recording Association of Japan) because they sold more than 100,000 copies of the album. The album was ranked number 1 on the 2017 Tower Records K-pop Singles.
WILD LOVE is the second Japanese single by UP10TION. It was released on January 24, 2018. On the same day, they released the music video for Wild Love on Kiss Entertainment’s official YouTube channel. It peaked at number 3 on Japan’s music chart. Two days after they released the single, they held a showcase in Tokyo and Osaka on January 26 and 28.