CL is currently promoting her new single "SPICY" on various music shows, and she is drawing attention as her different hairstyles for each performance appeared to be inspired by her fellow 2NE1 members.
On Aug. 24, CL made her highly-anticipated solo comeback with her new single "SPICY," in which CL compares her strong and independent image to a "spicy" sauce. This song is her first release as an artist under Kang Daniel's agency KONNECT Entertainment.
To promote her new single, CL appears on different music shows in South Korea, including "Inkigayo" and "Music Bank."
CL's Different Hairstyles for Her "SPICY" Performances Remind People of Park Bom, Dara, and Minzy
Recently, CL's "SPICY" stages have become a hot topic in various online communities. One netizen claimed that the female idol seems to be wearing hairstyles that are in reference to her fellow 2NE1 members: Dara, Park Bom, and Minzy.
On the Aug. 27 broadcast of KBS 2TV's "Music Bank," CL performed her new single "SPICY" wearing a white long braided hair that somewhat resembles Sandara Park's iconic palm tree hairstyle.
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Next, CL had a red long straight hair during the Aug. 29 broadcast of SBS's "Inkigayo." This hairstyle is claimed to be like Park Bom's unforgettable red hair.
Finally, in the dance performance video for CL's "SPICY" uploaded to the idol's official YouTube channel, the singer can be seen with shoulder-length hair and bangs, which looks like Minzy's haircut in the past. In addition to this, CL is wearing leggings that Minzy often uses.
Considering these, many people find CL's different hairstyles as her way to show her affection for her fellow 2NE1 members.
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CL SPICY Debuts inside the Top 10 on iTunes Charts around the World
In other news, CL's new single "SPICY" did exceptionally well on global music charts and also Korean music charts.
Following its release on Aug. 24, "SPICY" ranked first on the iTunes Song charts in Cambodia and Singapore. It also made it to the Top 10 of 13 countries including Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, and more.
"SPICY" went on to enter at No. 17 on the Worldwide iTunes Song Chart, and debuted at No. 60 on the Spotify South Korea Daily Chart.
In South Korea, CL's "SPICY" debuted at No. 13 on Bugs and No. 92 on Genie. It eventually rose to the top of MelOn and Bugs charts. Regarding the music video for the song, it peaked at No. 4 on the Top Music Videos Weekly Chart in the country on Sept. 7.
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In the first 24 hours, CL's "SPICY" MV gained more than 1.4 million views and 242,000 likes on YouTube.
Today, Sept. 8, at 6 p.m. KST, CL dropped a "SPICY REMIX" featuring Omega, sokodomo, Sapien, and Lil Cherry. It debuted at No. 79 on Bugs.
After "SPICY," CL will drop two more works, particularly a second single this September and her much-awaited album "ALPHA" in October.
If you haven't watched CL's "SPICY" MV, check it out here!
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Written by Mhaliya Scott