[NEWS] YG takes over #1-6 on YouTube’s K-Pop Viewer Ranking
[OSEN=이혜린 기자] The artists who belong to YG Entertainment swept over rankings from #1 to 6 on YouTube’s’ K-Pop chart music video ranking.
On the music video chart ranking on YouTube that was conducted from Nov 18 to 25 called ‘K-Pop MV Chart Top 20’, YG’s artists including PSY, T.O.P, TAEYANG, and G-DRAGON took over the top range of charts, specifically from #1 to 6.
2NE1’s new song Missing You was ranked #1, and the music video was revealed when the song was unveiled at 0 hour of Nov 21. The song swept across 9 major South Korean music charts, while also arousing much attention with CL’s nudity in the music video. Since one week of the revelation of the music video, on Nov 27, the video has attracted 5.11 million viewers, showing that it is garnering much popularity both in Korea and overseas.
#2 was left for the world star Psy, with his Gangnam Style hitting 1.8 billion views on Nov 27. His popularity is still on the rise as the number is expected to hit 2 billion views any time soon.
#3 was T.O.P with his Doom Dada, which was only revealed once on Nov 22 at the 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards. His performance was never aired on other occasions. The music video that is portrayed through T.O.P’s eyes looking at the pop culture attracted 4 million views on Nov 27.
#4 was Psy’s still extremely popular Gentleman with 590 million views. G-DRAGO-written & composed Ringa Linga of TAEYANG followed at #5 with 6.1 million views, while G-DRAGON’s ‘Who You’ music video, created with the help of 1,000 fans, with 3.2 million hits in #6.
Apart from taking over from ranks 1 to 6, a total of 11 artists were placed within the top 20, taking over more than half of the chart. This is a clear testament to their remarkable popularity that goes far beyond South Korea.
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