Winner Takes Top Spots On Korean And Global Charts With New Releases

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WINNER Takes Top Spots On Korean And Global Charts With New Releases
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WINNER Takes Top Spots On Korean And Global Charts With New Releases

WINNER has grabbed the No. 1 spots on many Korean realtime charts and global iTunes charts!

On August 4 at 4 p.m. KST, WINNER made a comeback with their new single album Our Twenty For, featuring the double title tracks LOVE ME LOVE ME and ISLAND.

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As of 11:30 p.m. KST, WINNER had taken the top spot on the realtime charts of Melon, Genie, Bugs, Naver, Soribada, and Olleh with “LOVE ME LOVE ME.” Their second title track “ISLAND” came in at No. 3 on Genie and Bugs, No. 4 on Soribada, and No. 7 on Naver.

Bolbbalgan4 Takes All Top 3 Spots On Major Realtime Charts With New Tracks
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Bolbbalgan4 Takes All Top 3 Spots On Major Realtime Charts With New Tracks

Bolbbalgan4 has once again taken over the digital charts with their new release!

On September 28 at 6 p.m. KST, the duo released their new mini album “Red Diary Page.1,” which features the title track “Some.”

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Songs from their new mini album have gone on to take over the charts, and three of them were lined up in the top 3 spots on all six major music sites’ realtime charts as of 2:30 a.m. KST on September 29.

iKON Draws Criticism Following Poor Performance On Korean Music Charts
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iKON Draws Criticism Following Poor Performance On Korean Music Charts

iKON has just dropped its comeback album "New Kids" with their double tracks "Bling Bling" and "B-Day". Amid the euphoria, people on multiple online communities criticized the group for having poor performance on music charts, considering the group is from the label of major artists who usually topped local music charts.

Allkpop has gathered netizens' responses following iKON's performance on several music charts. Their newest release "Bling Bling" and "B-Day" topped real-time search on Olleh Music. However, on May 24, the tracks went down to number 66 and 86 respectively.

What do Korean parents think about K-Pop's top music videos by BTS, WINNER, Girl's Day and G-Friend?
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What do Korean parents think about K-Pop's top music videos by BTS, WINNER, Girl's Day and G-Friend?

On May 29, YouTube Channel by the name TCASTposted a video titled 'BTS? WINNER? 'Real Reaction' After Watching the Videos';consisting of parents' real live reactions from watching some of K-Pop's most popular music videos by BTS, WINNER, and other idol groups like Girl's Day and G-Friend. Would they approve?

First up was a father and daughter as they took the time to watch BTS' "Blood, Sweat, Tears" MV. "How pretty," the father commented with sarcasm. "Aren't they so handsome?", the daughter added. "There's a specific meaning in all of their videos," the daughter explained. "Really? There is?", the father responded.

4 Korean Universities in Global Top 100
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4 Korean Universities in Global Top 100

Four Korean universities made it to the top 100 in the global rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds of the U.K.

Seoul National University ranked 36th, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in 41st, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) in 71st, and Korea University 90th.

Yonsei and Sungkyunkwan universities just missed the top 100 in 106th and 108th. Hanyang University moved up 16 notches to 155th place, and Hankuk University of Foreign Studies came 397th.