More and more K-pop fans are turning to other music platforms as Spotify tries to solve its ongoing legal issues with Kakao M. On Thursday, March 4, the most-streamed K-pop songs on YouTube Music have been revealed. Keep on reading more to know if your favorite tracks made it to the list.
BTS' 'Dynamite' & BLACKPINK's 'How You Like That' are the Most-Streamed K-pop Songs on YouTube Music
As expected, BTS took the lead again with "Dynamite" being the most-streamed K-pop track in the said music streaming platform. The chart-topping song of Jin, Jimin, Jungkook, J-Hope, Suga, V and RM, which was released in 2020, was able to garner a total of 100,8000,000 streams on YouTube Music.
Coming in second place is "How You Like That" by BLACKPINK. As of this writing, the said song has already garnered more than 87.6 million streams. Most, if not all, BLINKS are fully aware that the said track was dropped in 2020.
"Pretty Savage," again, by BLACKPINK nabbed the No. 3 spot after it amassed a total of 84.8 million streams on YouTube Music. Meanwhile, "Love to Hate Me," also popularized by Jennie, Lisa, Jisoo, and Rosé, collected more than 55.9 million streams, landing the said track in the No. 4 spot. BTS and Halsey's "Boy with Luv" took the fifth rank after it collected a total of 52.2 million streams on YouTube Music.
Other K-pop songs that made it to the Top 10 list include "Lovesick Girls" by BLACKPINK with 51 million streams, "Filter" by BTS with more than 48 million streams, "Ice Cream" by BLACKPINK with 46.4 million streams, "DDU-DU DDU-DU" by BLACKPINK with 45.7 million streams and "Crazy Over You" by BLACKPINK with 44.6 million streams on YouTube Music.
"Euphoria" by BTS landed on No. 11 spot with 43.5 million streams, "Bet You Wanna" by BLACKPINK on No. 12 with more than 41.1 million streams, "WANNABE" by ITZY on No. 13 with 40.4 million streams, "Psycho" by Red Velvet with more than 38.6 million streams and "Maria" by Hwasa with more than 36.5 million streams.
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BTS, BLACKPINK & TWICE are the Most Viewed K-pop Artists on YouTube in February 2021
Meanwhile, BTS reigned supreme as the most viewed K-pop artists on YouTube after it was able to get more than 962,480,000 views last month alone. BLACKPINK came second with more than 679 million views while TWICE ranked third after it generated more than 104 million views in February 2021.
IU and Stray Kids followed in the fourth and fifth spots after both acts got more than 118.6 million views and 104.8 million views, respectively. Other artists who made it to the list include PSY at No. 6 with 87 million views, ITZY at No. 7 with 76.4 million views, MAMAMOO at No. 8 with 74.4 million views, SEVENTEEN at No. 9 with 72.8 million views, RED VELVET at No. 10 with 67.2 million views. BIGBANG and EXO were also part of the list with 63.2 million views and 65.7 million views, respectively.
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Written by Nica Vaughn