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Quadra Kill! BLACKPINK Shatters The Record With 4th Straight Win In NEW K.ID’s Weekly Chart

NEW K.ID, the No.1 TV channel for all K-Pop entertainment and source (https://cutt.ly/NEWKID), announced its weekly chart for the 3rd week of August.

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NEW K.ID, the No.1 TV channel for all K-Pop entertainment and source (https://cutt.ly/NEWKID), announced its weekly chart for the 3rd week of August.

The K-Pop queens retain their throne as BLACKPINK maintains its #1 spot in the NEW K.ID’s weekly chart for four consecutive weeks as they surpass WINNER’s previous record of three. BLACKPINK recently dropped a music video teaser of their new song ‘Ice Cream (with Selena Gomez)’ which will be released on August 28th at 12 AM EST. Even with only 17 seconds, the teaser was enough to excite the fans and show a glimpse of what the song will be like in this highly-anticipated collaboration. Ariana Grande also gave them a shout on her Instagram story, saying “proud of the squad and so excited for this!!!”

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There was no big shocker as BLACKPINK, PENTAGON, SHINee, and GWSN all retained their spots in Top 5. Top 3 in this week’s idol ranking, SHINee’s TAEMIN, will release his third solo album, ‘Never Gonna Dance Again: Act 1’ on September 7th. His comeback will be divided into three unique parts: Prologue, Act 1, and Act 2. In his new album, TAEMIN explores a theme of identity and tells a story of his struggle in finding his vision as an artist. Following his success of ‘2 KIDS’ which topped the iTunes chart in 21 regions, TAEMIN will continue to entertain his fans worldwide.

Breaking into the NEW K.ID’s weekly chart for the first time, AKMU is ranked at #6. AKMU is slated to release three new singles starting this September. AKMU is making their comeback in 11 months since the release of their 3rd album, ‘SAILING’. A YG’s representative remarks, “AKMU is releasing new songs in three installments from September through the end of the year where each of the songs has its own and unique AKMU twists.” AKMU’s LEE SU HYUN has also been picked by Disney Korea to sing the Mulan’s famous soundtrack, ‘Reflection’. She did not hide her excitement of singing for the Disney’s new movie.

Coming in at #10, CRAVITY is also making a comeback with their new extended play record, ‘CRAVITY SEASON 2. HIDEOUT: THE NEW DAY WE STEP INTO’. The title track, ‘Flame’ represents the CRAVITY’s passion for their craft and will incorporate Urban-HipHop sounds into the track. It is supposed to be CRAVITY’s most ambitious attempt so far, showcasing powerful yet more matured sounds of the evolved CRAVITY members.

NEW K.ID, the only TV channel that allows viewers to enjoy K-POP Idol-related content programming 24/7 and exclusive episodes curated from 10K+ videos, is available at CH 511 for free on LG Smart TVs and XUMO apps on all Internet-connected devices.

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BLACKPINK Tops The NEW K.ID’s Weekly Chart With The Release of ‘THE ALBUM’

NEW K.ID, the No.1 TV channel for all K-Pop entertainment and source (https://cutt.ly/NEWKID), announced its weekly chart for the 1st week of October.

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NEW K.ID, the No.1 TV channel for all K-Pop entertainment and source (https://cutt.ly/NEWKID), announced its weekly chart for the 1st week of October.

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BLACKPINK is making history. BLACKPINK’s first studio album that was released on October 6th, ‘THE ALBUM’, once again shattered both everyone’s expectations and the sales record. The world’s only music sales tracker that has big data on K-pop, Hanteo Chart, revealed that BLACKPINK sold more than 590,000 of their highly anticipated album since its release. This doesn’t come as a huge surprise following ‘THE ALBUM’ surpassing one million in pre-order sales. Since its digital release, ‘THE ALBUM’ ranked #1 on the iTunes album chart in 57 different countries while landing 7th on the Apple Music album chart, showcasing their global popularity. Half of the songs featured on the album broke into the Spotify Chart Top 10 with ‘Lovesick Girls’ ranking 3rd, ‘Bet You Wanna’ ranking 4th, ‘Pretty Savage’ ranking 8th, and ‘ICE Cream’ ranking 10th. Furthermore, ‘Lovesick Girls’ Music Video also surpassed 100 million views on YouTube within only 75 hours since its release, becoming BLACKPINK’s 22nd video to get more than 100 million views on YouTube.

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Ranked at #3, AKMU’s Lee Su-hyun is finally making her long-awaited solo debut. AKMU’s agency, YG Entertainment, revealed a poster teasing Su-hyun’s solo debut on October 5th. The poster shows a space illustration with a UFO driver’s license under Su-hyun’s name. Last August, YG Entertainment announced that AKMU is preparing a comeback in 3 phases. Su-hyun’s solo debut since AKMU’s debut 6 years ago will be the first installation of their comeback. YG official remarked that Su-hyun’s first solo single will be out of ordinary and will most definitely surprise the listeners with never heard sounds. The agency also commented that Su-hyun will be showcasing a side of her never seen before as a duo in AKMU and that the song will become a mainstream hit.

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At the 5th place is TREASURE who released the Music Video of ‘B.L.T’ out of the blue. ‘B.L.T (BLING LIKE THIS)’, which is featured on TREASURE’s second single album, ‘THE FIRST STEP : CHAPTER TWO’, is a song that tells the story of a shining galaxy and making memories while stargazing the endless space. Although ‘B.L.T’ was not a title track, it garnered similar popularity and reception as their title track, ‘I LOVE YOU’. Fans fell in love with the upbeat sound and TREASURE’s signature bright personality showcased in ‘B.L.T’. Naturally, fans have been asking for a music video of ‘B.L.T’ ever since. The music video, which shows the 12 members candidly having fun among one another, is getting a great response from TREASURE MAKER. TREASURE is solidifying themselves as the super rookie of K-Pop with ‘I LOVE YOU’ topping iTunes top song chart in 9 different countries.

Ranked at #10, NCT is making a comeback on October 12th with ‘NCT – The 2nd Album RESONANCE Pt.1’. The new album will capture NCT 2020’s identity and their individual personalities and is expected to be one of the biggest NCT projects thus far. The album will include contributions from all 21 original members plus 2 new additional members. Furthermore, the album will include an afrobeat song, ‘Music, Dance’ from NCT 127, hip-hop dance music, ‘Déjà vu’ from NCT DREAM, catchy music with the synthesizer, ‘Nectar’ from WayV, and more. It is also anticipated to include more different genres of songs such as acoustic and R&B hip-hop. ‘NCT – The 2nd Album RESONANCE Pt.1’ will be releasing on October 12th at 6 PM KST.

NEW K.ID, the only TV channel that allows viewers to enjoy K-POP Idol-related content programming 24/7 and exclusive episodes curated from 10K+ videos, is available at CH 511 for free on LG Smart TVs and XUMO apps on all Internet-connected devices.

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BTS ‘DNA’ music video has surpassed 1.1 billion views on YouTube

BTS’s DNA music video YouTube views released three years ago exceeded 1.1 billion views.

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BTS 'DNA' music video has surpassed 1.1 billion views on YouTube

BTS‘s DNA music video YouTube views released three years ago exceeded 1.1 billion views.

Big Hit Entertainment said that the DNA music video exceeded 1.1 billion views for the first time among BTS music videos at 7:28 am on May 5.,DNA is the title song of BTS‘ mini album Love Yourself Seung (LOVE YOURSELF HER), released on September 18, 2017.

The music video visually expresses the message through virtual reality and scene transitions that seem to cross space, and the choreography of BTS across individuals, units and groups also fills the screen.,BTS is the first Korean singer to enter the Billboard main single chart Hot 100, and the album recorded simultaneously entered the main album chart Billboard 200.,DNA has been on the Hot 100 for four consecutive weeks, and the album has been on the Billboard 200 for six consecutive weeks.

BTS has 26 billion views and music videos including DNA.,Following DNA, Boy With Luv has exceeded 970 million views, and Fake Love, Idol and MIC Drop remixes have exceeded 700 million views.

Meanwhile, the music video views of BTS member Jay Hop’s solo song Chicken Noodle Soup also exceeded 200 million views at around 3:08 a.m. on the same day.,Chicken Noodle Soup, released last September, is a re-created song by quoting a chorus in the same title song by Webstar and Young B.,He worked with American singer and actor Becky G. Jay-Hop in Korean, and Becky Z in Spanish.

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