iKON had a successful comeback yesterday with the release of the Goodbye Road MV and New Kids: The Final mini album at 6PM KST.
(Don’t forget to stream the MV! Our goal is 6M views in 24 hours.)
As for Korea, Goodbye Road debuted comfortably in top #21 of all major charts, raising quickly and steadily every hour until the charts froze at 1AM, achieving #4 on Naver and #1 on all other charts, getting incredibly close to scoring a Realtime All Kill.
According to Billboard Killing me sold 1000 downloads in the 24 hours upon its release which was enough to make Killing Me the top-selling K-pop song in America for the week.
iKON’s New Kids : Continue EP debuted at No. 4 on Billboard’s World Album Chart with about 1 000 traditional albums sold. This is iKON’s fourth entry on World Albums Chart, and every time they have hit top 5.
You can enjoy the full Billboard article on iKON here.
Didn’t I say the other day there is no stopping Love Scenario?
Let me say it again: THERE IS NO STOPPING LOVE SCENARIO!
Love Scenario has achieved 100 000 000 Gaon streams in 19 weeks earning the Gaon Platinum Certification for streaming. With this Loves Scenario has surpassed Ailee’s record of 20 weeks for I Will Go To You Like The First Snow.
iKON is the first artist to receive Gaon Platinum Certification for streaming since its introduction!
Although it has been months since Love Scenario came out it still manages to rake achievement after achievement and the latest one is 18 weeks o Melon top 10!!!
This achievement is even more impressive when you consider that this is the longest an idol song has managed to stay on Melon top 10 in the last 10 years and it is the only song by a third generation group that has managed this feat.
Today YGE finally revealed the name and credits for the surprise new track that iKON will use to extend their Return promo!
iKONICs will be happy to see that the members of the genius collaboration that gave us “Love Scenario”are also involved with the new track which is called “Rubber Band.”
According to YGE front man Yang Hyun Suk and iKON’s leader Kim Hanbin, the track is to be seen as a gift to fans and an opportunity to spend more time with our boys!
Are you looking forward to the surprise track?
iKON is still topping all major Korean charts 37 days after dropping Love Scenario and just recorded their 160th hourly Perfect All Kill! AND their 6th Music Show Win on KBS Music Bank (LoveScenario6thWin) (Its getting difficult to keep up with the achievements they come in literally as we type) Incredible!
You’ve heard it before- iKON’s latest title track, ‘Love Scenario’, is topping charts, breaking records, and has been called a megahit. Over a month later, the scenery doesn’t look much different.
On March 1st at 12PM KST, Gaon updated their weekly charts with rankings from February 18th to the 24th. Here’s where iKON currently stands:
— Digital chart: Love Scenario #1 | 55,581,306 points
— Download chart: Love Scenario #2
— Streaming chart: Love Scenario #1
— BGM chart: Love Scenario #6
— Mobile chart: Love Scenario #2
— Album chart: Return #4
— Karaoke chart: Love Scenario #3 You can check the charts per weeks on Gaon’s websiteLove Scenario still holding the #1 position on the digital chart marks the fouth consecutive week of this achievement, which is not a common thing at all.
The idol groups who have stayed at #1 for four weeks in a row can be counted in one hand: miss A’s “Bad Girl Good Girl”, Twice’s “TT”, EXO’s “Ko Ko Bop” and the newest addition, iKON’s “Love Scenario”.
Love Scenario has managed this feat by holding strong in the face of new releases. It has been one full month since the song’s release yet it’s still recording up to 700k unique listeners a day! With this kind of chart stamina it seems like the sky is the limit for iKON.
The Korean Media have labelled the song a “Mega Hit” and because of it have nick named iKON “Prince of the Charts” and the hilarious “iKONCRETE” (http://naver.me/xOGxGtZJ)
The iKONIC fandom call Love Scenario a Queen and we can see why.
It’s been 31 days since the official release of iKON’s second full album, ‘Return’, along with the title track, ‘Love Scenario’ and the achievements just keep rolling in.
‘Love Scenario’ debuted on the charts quietly but respectably, being top 10 in Melon and Genie, and even top 3 in Bugs. iKONICs expectations were partly reached, but mostly surpassed. Little did we know this was only the beginning.