Top girl group BLACKPINK took first place on the weekly fandom chart of ‘K-POP RADAR,’ a chart show dedicated to K-pop broadcast across the United States.
K-pop chart program’ K-pop Radar’ is the first regular American radio program in the history of K-pop and is drawing attention. On the 10th, the K-pop Radar Weekly Fandom Chart was announced.
Blackpink’s ‘Shut Down’ topped the chart this time. Blackpink’s “Shutdown” music video recorded 6.38 million views during the K-Pop Radar’s March 1 tally period (February 24, 2023 – March 2, 2023).
According to K-Pop Radar, Blackpink’s Spotify followers increased by about 228,000 during the week. It can be seen that the number of Spotify followers of K-pop artists increased by an average of 2,400 during the same period, which is an overwhelming number.
During the counting period of the first week of March on K-Pop Radar, Blackpink’s official Instagram followers increased by about 217,000, showing their hot firepower. During the same period, the number of Instagram followers of all K-pop artists increased by an average of 12,000.
K-Pop Radar said, “They are showing great popularity even when not in their active period.”Hwang Min-hyun’s new song ‘Hidden Side’ entered the top 10 of the Weekly Fandom Chart, announced this week by ‘K-Pop Radar’ at number 6. Following the comeback, Fifty Fifty’s new song “Cupid” rose to number 7.
‘K-Pop Radar’ is broadcast across the United States for one hour every Thursday at 8:00 PM Eastern Time (ET) through the SiriusXM channel, the largest satellite radio in North America, and 88 Rising, a global media company.
The K-Pop Radar Weekly Trending Chart announced by ‘K-Pop Radar’ is a chart produced by K-Pop Radar (www.kpop-radar.com), a fandom data service of music startup Space Oddity.
The K-Pop Radar Weekly Trending Chart is the only K-Pop-only chart created based on data from major global platforms in line with the current situation of K-Pop, where more than 90% of K-Pop is consumed overseas. It is recognized as a fair and transparent chart by reflecting the number of views and release date of YouTube music videos, as well as the increase and decrease of fandom on major global platforms, such as the increase in Twitter and Instagram followers and the increase in Spotify followers.
The K-Pop Radar Weekly Trending Chart, released on ‘K-Pop Radar,’ can be found on 88 Rising Radio and K-Pop Radar SNS.
On the other hand, from Space Audit, K-Pop Radar can grasp the size and amount of change in the fandom of all K-Pop artists in the music industry.
This music startup introduced ‘Blip, a schedule reminder for K-Pop fans, a fan platform getting a hot response from the K-Pop fandom. It is a service that is provided free of charge. Currently, 747 domestic teams provide real-time music video views, YouTube subscribers, Twitter and Instagram followers, etc.
In the form of a website, they are making headlines by releasing a ‘K-pop world map’ every year. In 2020, it signed an official partnership agreement with Twitter and announced the 10-year growth graph and current status of K-pop. In particular, the recent ‘2022 K-POP RADAR Conference’ is ‘2022 K-POP GLOBAL MAP: Past the Pandemic, 2022 K-POP World Map’, ‘Girls on Top: 4th Gen Girl groups’, ‘K-POP LOVERS CLUB: Keywords of 2022’ and ‘2022 K-POP 10 PICKS: Top 10 K-pop that shone this year’ were conducted in a total of four sessions, drawing attention.