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Here are the top 10 weekly idols on the K-pop channel NEW K.ID for the third week of June.
At #1 is Rocket Punch. The group has been gaining more exposure on the global scene. Rocket Punch’s new song “Ring Ring” ranked 17th on the World Digital Song Sales Chart in the third week of June on the U.S. Billboard Charts. The song also recorded more than 1.17 million streams on Spotify, and their debut track “BIM BAM BUM” hit 6 million cumulative streams, confirming Rocket Punch’s global popularity.
Forbes Magazine praised Rocket Punch’s “Ring Ring,” describing it as a remarkable track and that the rapid rise in the rankings show that the group is gaining ground in the U.S. Rocket Punch’s first single, Ring Ring, released on the 17th of last month, entered the top of the major music charts in Korea, and was listed on the iTunes Top K-pop Singles Chart in 12 countries worldwide.
Coming in at #2 is ATEEZ. ATEEZ’s new song “The Real” reached 1 million streams on Spotify and continues to steal the hearts of K-pop fans all over the world. On the 10th, the group’s agency KQ Entertainment announced that ATEEZ’s new song “The Real” had surpassed 1 million streams on Spotify. “The Real” is ATEEZ’s newest song released in time for the final round on Mnet’s KINGDOM: LEGENDARY WAR, where ATEEZ ranked third. In addition, the song received attention for its upbeat melody and witty lyrics and ranked 11th and 30th on Korea’s Genie Music and Bugs Music, respectively, and ranked fourth on the “World Wide iTunes Song Chart.”
ONF takes the #3 spot. The group recently revealed that their song “Beautiful Beautiful” had given hope to many of its listeners, but it also has the same effect on them when they perform the song. ONF recently guest appeared on the YouTube channel THE K-POP “Idol Challenge: Another Class,” and the program’s MC, Super Junior’s Donghae, commented that this song was the song of their lifetime.” In addition, ONF will appear in the online K-Culture festival KCON: TACT 4U, running starting on the 19th, and where they will have the chance to meet global fans around the world.
BLACKPINK is at #4 on NEW K.ID’s Idol Chart this week. In recent news, the group commemorates their 5th debut anniversary with the release of their film BLACKPINK THE MOVIE. The film will be released in more than 100 countries around the world in August.
BLACKPINK THE MOVIE will be unveiled to commemorate BLACKPINK’s debut date- August 8th and include various contents such as “The Room of Memory,” sharing the memories of their five years together, images of the four members, and unreleased special interviews.
Following at #5 is Woo!ah!. On the 12th, the group held its first fan signing event since its debut. Woo!ah! released its third single, “WISH,” on the 27th of last month and made its debut with its first single EXCLAMATION last May, and gained a large fan following. However, despite their large fan base, Woo!ah! has never met fans due to COVID-19, instead of communicating with fans through various social media channels such as Youtube, Tiktok, Twitter, and non-face-to-face fan signing events.
LUNARSOLAR comes in at #6, with DAY6 following behind at the #7 spot. The group’s agency announced that DAY6’s first unit group, Even of Day, is preparing for its comeback. The unit group consists of Young K, Wonpil, Dowoon and will release their second mini al-bum Right Through Me on July 5th. JYP Entertainment released the unit’s comeback schedule and revealed its first teaser content.
Taking the #8 spot is PENTAGON. PENTAGON’s HUI is the singer behind the first OST song released for Wednesday/Thursday drama Monthly Magazine Home. The song “Imagine” is a song about the excitement between two people who are so different in terms of personality but find out their similarities as time passes by.
Right behind at #9 is KANG DANIEL. And finally, at the #10 spot is TREASURE. TREASURE’s collaboration with LINE FRIENDS has developed into the opening of “The TRUZ character ca-fé. The café will be operating in Omotesando, Shibuya, Tokyo, from July 10th to 17th.
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