Billboard's 'The Beat' Covers 2NE1 Debut on K-Pop Hot 100
By Staff Writer | July 18, 2012 11:49 AM EDT
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Billboard launched a new daily music-new video show, "The Beat" on Monday, July 16. The show host Jonathan Brooks is to cover the day's biggest stories, hit the red carpet at the most buzzed-about events and feature exclusive interviews and performances with artists rocking the charts.
"The Beat" latest episode featured 2NE1 who grabbed first place debut with latest single "I Love You." Jonathan Brooks introduces the group, "2NE1 beat out a slew of other female K-Pop stars to take the number one slot with their track 'I Love You,' with more than 5.5 million views for the accompanying video of the song."
The song "I Love You" produced by Teddy Park is a song that mixes trot with electronic beats, creating a brand new sound. The single soon after its release on July 5, also charted on iTunes Top 10 Electronic songs chart in various countries placing number one in Canada, Finland, Sweden, Norway and Portugal. And was placed in the Top 10 in the U.S., United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia, Austria, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain and Switzerland.
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