“Rubber Band” is about to Snap into our lives!

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!

UPDATE: 165th Perfect All Kill (we are gonna take a break from counting for now! Phew!)

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‘Love Scenario’ Tops Gaon Digital Charts for 4th Consecutive Week

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:

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— 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 also been at #1 on QQ Music K-pop chart, the biggest Chinese music chart, for four consecutive weeks.

As for the recently posted teaser for iKON’s new single, iKONICs are curious to know if the upcoming release will follow ‘Love Scenario’s steps in terms of being embraced by the general public.

In addition, iKON’s ‘Love Scenario’ broke a record by charting #1 on Melon for a total of 780 hours, surpassing the previous record by Ailee’s “I Will Go To You Like The First Snow” of 779 hours.

Let’s touch the sky, iKON!

iKON Breaks Record for the Most Recorded Hours at No 1 on Melon!

iKONICs we hope you’re not suffering from achievement fatigue because Love Scenario has done it again!

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.

Congratulations to iKON and iKONICs!

iKON Officially Sets a New Record for Hourly Perfect All-Kills as they achieve their 4th Consecutive Weekly PAK!

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.

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iKON breaks 100 hourly Perfect All Kills for Love Scenario!

 

 

At 3PM KST on February 17th, history was made for iKON when they reached their 100th hourly Perfect All Kill for their title track, ‘Love Scenario’.

‘Love Scenario”s success continues to skyrocket, even from a brief lapse in chart figures over the last few days. It seems that ‘Love Scenario’ just can’t stop taking the world by storm.

Continue reading iKON breaks 100 hourly Perfect All Kills for Love Scenario!

iKON “Return” Tops Pre-Order Charts!

The results are coming in for just how much iKONICs miss iKON and the answer is apparently A LOT!

iKON’s 2nd Full Album, “Return” which will be released on January 25th at 6:00pm KST has managed to rise to the top of pre-order charts both in Korea and Internationally.

The album has a Black version and a Red version and in some cases would enter the charts top 2 or top 3.

Continue reading iKON “Return” Tops Pre-Order Charts!

iKON tops Oricon Weekly for the Third Time in a Row!

iKON have topped Japan’s Oricon Weekly Album’s Chart for the third consecutive time!


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After proving their overwhelming international popularity by ranking #1 in Oricon charts first with their debut album “Welcome Back,” then with their consecutive Japanese release, the single album “DUMB&DUMBER,” – iKON hit no 1 again with their new mini album “New Kids: Begin” managing to officially establish a chart topping streak in the 2nd biggest music market in the world! 
No wonder they were Japan’s 2016 Rookies of the Year!
The new mini album achieved first place in the weekly chart on August 22nd. Ever since its release on the 16th, the album has received plenty of love topping various charts and selling out of stores quickly.
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After wrapping up their Korean promotions with double title-track “B-Day” and “Bling Bling”, iKON is set to continue touring in Japan with 22 concerts. Their Dome Tour is scheduled to begin in September.

Congratulations to iKON’s on their continuing amazing achievements!

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iKON Tops Tower Records Weekly Chart

 

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iKON’s NEW KIDS: BEGIN mini album is no. 1 in Tower Records Japan weekly album chart for all store general album sales for week 14/8-20/8.

 

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As always YGEX went all out with in-store displays and promotions for iKON .

The Japanese version of the mini album comes with an extended track list that includes two brand new songs, Worldwide and Perfect.

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Congratulations to iKON and YGEX!

iKON’s Japan Come Back: Sells Out in Stores & Tops Several Charts

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iKON recently cameback with a new mini album in Japan titled, New Kids: Begin on August 16, 2017. This is the Japanese edition of their single album that came out in Korea in May 22 with additional two new Japan exclusive songs, Perfect and World Wide. 

Not only do the Japanese get two brand new, heartbreaking beautiful and party anthem IMO, songs, but the promotion YGEX, YGE’s Japan division, has rolled out for iKON is a pleasant as well as welcome shock for iKONICs who have been waiting for iKON’s Japan comeback, and new songs, for a few months now.
iKON’s name and the images of the members were emblazoned along mighty LED sided trucks while the Japanese versions of the New Kids MVs were continuously played on giant LED screens high above the city’s bustling centre  from towering department stores.

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On release day, music stores seemed to compete with tagging YGEX on social media with their iKON display, as if each was trying to outdo the other with how big their displays were as well as the amount of posters plastered around their stores.

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As if all this wasn’t exciting enough, Japanese TV show Nico Nico sent MC Furuya Masayuki with a crew all the way to South Korea for a live coverage with iKON for the New Kids: Begin Japan official release!

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Thousands of fans were able to tune in and watch a retrospective of iKON’s MVs up to the current Bling Bling and Bday ones as well as a casual interview with the boys, all in Japanese, and a creative phot opp session! Shortly after, the mini album was released with the following track list:

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iKONICs were finally able to hear Perfect and Worldwide, which have been teased some weeks before. The new songs did not disappoint! Worldwide is a compulsive head bopper with a lively, retro hip hop beat that fits very well in the J-pop industry, while Perfect is a soulful R&B ballad which truly showcased iKON’s beautiful vocals and just how much of a force to reckon with iKON’s vocal line has become. 

The CDs have literally been flying off the shelves as quickly as they are stocked and iKON has already climbed to number 1 on Tower Music charts.
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Along with their number 1 in Tower Records, iKON just achieved two other number ones, in Japan iTune’s Kpop chart as well as on Oricon

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Fans have felt truly gratified to see Japan welcome iKON back so warmly.