TWICE's 'Cheer Up', BLACKPINK's 'WHISTLE', and More are the 3rd Generation Girl Group Songs That Reached No. 1 on MelOn Weekly Chart

The third generation of K-pop, which is largely agreed to be from 2011 to 2018, is one of the most beloved eras of K-pop.

Want to know which third-generation K-pop girl group songs topped the MelOn Weekly Charts? Read on!

TWICE, BLACKPINK, and More:  These are the 3rd Generation Girl Group Songs That Reached #1 on the MelOn Weekly Chart
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TWICE is the K-Pop Girl Group with The Most Songs To Top The MelOn Weekly Chart

TWICE has had seven songs top the MelOn Weekly Chart, making them the K-pop girl group with the most songs to do so.

The very first TWICE song to do so is their 2016 release, "Cheer Up," which is widely considered their breakthrough song.

On top of hitting number one on the MelOn Weekly Chart, the song also won the "Best Song Award (Song of the Year)" at the 8th MelOn Music Awards (MMAs) in 2016.

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Their latest song to do so is their 2018 drop, "YES of YES." Aside from topping the MelOn Weekly Chart, the song also debuted at the top of the Gaon Digital Chart.

"YES of YES" debuted at number two on the Billboard K-Pop Hot 100 and peaked at number five on Billboard's World Digital Song Sales and the Billboard Japan Hot 100.

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BLACKPINK Had Three Songs Top the MelOn Weekly Chart

Following after TWICE is BLACKPINK as the girl group with the second most song to hit number one on the MelOn Weekly Chart. Their first release to do so is one of their two debut songs, "WHISTLE."

On top of hitting number one on the said charts, "WHISTLE" debuted at the top of the Gaon Digital Chart and was the 32nd best-performing song of 2016.

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Their latest song to do so is their Jun. 2020 release, "How You Like That." Not only did the track hit number one on the MelOn Weekly Chart, "How You Like That" also won "Best Dance (Female)" in the 2020 MelOn Music Awards (MMAs). It was also nominated for "Song of the Year."

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These are the 3rd Generation Girl Group Songs That Reached No. 1 on MelOn Weekly Chart

1. TWICE

  • "Cheer Up" (2016)
  • "TT" (2016)
  • "KNOCK KNOCK" (2017)
  • "SIGNAL" (2017)
  • "Heart Shaker" (2017)
  • "What Is Love?" (2018)
  • "YES or YES" (2018)

2. BLACPINK

  • "WHISTLE" (2016)
  • "DDU-DU DDU-DU" (2018)
  • "How You Like That" (2020)

3. EXID

  • "Up & Down" (2013)

4. GFRIEND

  • "Rough" (2016)

5. MAMAMOO

  • "You're The Best" (2016)

6. I.O.I

  • "Very Very Very" (2016)

7. Red Velvet

  • "Power Up" (2018)

Did your favorite K-pop girl group song make the list? Tell us in the comments below!

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Written by Alexa Lewis

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