The group ITZY took first place on the weekly fandom chart of ‘K-POP RADAR,’ a pop-only chart show broadcast across the United States.
K-Pop chart program ‘K-Pop Radar’ was first regularized as an American radio program in the history of K-Pop, drawing a lot of attention.
ITZY’s ‘Cheshire’ topped the chart this time. ITZY’s ‘Cheshire’ music video recorded 9.3 million views during the 3rd week of December on K-Pop Radar (December 9, 2022 – December 15, 2022).
K-Pop Radar introduced, “Itzy is a girl group that draws attention from Korea and the world whenever it makes a comeback.” In fact, after making a comeback with a new mini-album, ITZY is showing steady growth by recording its best results, such as achieving the first Initial Chodong Half Million Seller.
In the top 10 of the weekly fandom chart announced by ‘K-Pop Radar,’ carols full of Christmas atmosphere entered the top 10, attracting attention. Red Velvet and Espa’s ‘Beautiful Christmas’ rose to No. 3 upon release, while Wei’s ‘Gift For You’ and Weekly’s ‘Happy Christmas’ entered the 6th and 7th places, respectively.
‘K-Pop Radar’ is broadcast across the United States for 1 hour every Thursday at 8:00 PM Eastern Time (ET) through North America’s largest satellite radio, SiriusXM channel, with global media company 88 Rising, and the DJ is Jamie.
The K-Pop Radar Weekly Trending Chart announced by ‘K-Pop Radar’ is a chart produced by K-Pop Radar, 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, K-Pop Radar is a music startup, Space Oddity, that introduced ‘Blip, a schedule reminder for K-Pop fans,’ a fan platform that is getting a hot response from the K-Pop fandom. It is a service that is provided free of charge.
Currently, 743 domestic teams are providing real-time music video views, YouTube subscribers, Twitter and Instagram followers, etc., in the form of a website. In addition, they have released a ‘K-Pop world map’ every year, making headlines. 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’ held ‘2022 K-Pop Global Map: Past the Pandemic, 2022 K-Pop World Map’, ‘Girls on Top: 4th Generation Girl Groups’, ‘K-Pop Lovers Club: Keyword of 2022’ ‘2022 K-Pop 10 Fix: Top 10 K-Pop that shined this year’ A total of 4 sessions were held and drew attention.