Jakarta -During the first half of 2021, we have been presented with a variety of the best works of K-Pop idols. Because of their hits, these easy listening songs have also made many proud achievements and have even gone viral on social media.
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- Celebrity – IU
Celebrity is a pre-release single released by IU in January 2021. It has successfully swept the major domestic Korean real-time music charts, making Celebrity the first song in 2021 to receive the All Kill title.
- After School – Weekly
Weekly’s After School song went viral on TikTok when it was released last March. It has an energetic music melody and easy-to-follow dances, making many people cover After School’s dance songs and upload them on social media.
- Don’t Call Me – SHINee
Don’t Call Me will be the next most popular song in the first half of 2021. Through Don’t Call Me, Minho Cs tried new things by making their music look darker to maximize the message of heartbreak in this song.
- On The Ground – Rose BLACKPINK
The song On The Ground marked Rose BLACKPINK’s debut as a solo singer, who successfully made many achievements during its release. MV On The Ground was successfully recorded as the MV for a solo K-Pop artist with the most views on YouTube in 24 hours. This achievement succeeded in shifting the record held by PSY for eight years through Gangnam Style.
- Bambi – Baekhyun
Baekhyun’s solo song, which was released at the end of March, also made an extraordinary achievement during its release. Bambi managed to occupy the top position in a series of charts. Such as the first position on iTunes Top Album Charts in at least 60 regions at the time of its release and China’s QQ Music chart, and Kugou Music’s Best-Selling Digital Albums chart.
- Hot Sauce – NCT Dream
Last May, NCT Dream enlivened the world with the song Hot Sauce. This hip-hop song with an afrobeat touch even swept the iTunes Top Album chart in 37 countries and managed to become the fastest song to reach 10 thousand likes on MelOn in just 1 minute and beat IU’s Celebrity song. Daebak!
- Butter – BTS
With Butter, BTS not only stole the attention in Korea but the whole world and achieved a series of proud achievements. One of them dominated the Billboard Hot 100 chart for five consecutive weeks.
The lyrics and melodies are so ear-catching, make this song so easy to remember, and make us addicted to listening to it over and over again.
- Hello – Red Velvet’s Joy
Joy successfully made her solo debut with the album Hello, last May. The song Hello, which has a cheerful concept and melody like Joy’s image, managed to occupy the first position on the Genie music chart and overtake BTS’s Butter. Even the album Hello is also in the first position on iTunes in the Top Album category in 26 countries.
- Alcohol-Free – TWICE
TWICE managed to carry the hot concept that tells the story through the song Alcohol-Free. The lyrics and melodies are easy to listen to, making this song feel at home in the trending video ranks on YouTube when it was released last June 10. The song, which is synonymous with percussion instruments and nylon guitar, also managed to top the Genie and Bugs real-time charts.