NewJeans, IVE, and Girl Groups Dominate 2023 Melon Annual Chart

Last year, it is no exaggeration to say that girl groups dominated the Korean music market. 

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In particular, according to the “2023 Melon Annual Chart” released by the domestic music streaming site Melon on January 8, girl groups NewJeans, IVE, and (G)I-DLE proved their popularity by dominating the top ranks.

Among those, NewJeans, who achieved the glory of 5 awards at the 2023 Melon Music Awards (2023 MMA) claimed the top spot on 2023 Melon Annual Chart with “Ditto”. 3 other songs of theirs also entered the Top 10, including “Hype Boy” at 2nd, “OMG” at 4th, and “Attention” at 8th, drawing attention.


IVE, who topped the 2022 Melon Annual Chart with “LOVE DIVE” secured three songs in the top 10 of the 2023 chart with “I AM” at 3rd, “Kitsch” at 6th, and “After LIKE” at 10th. Meanwhile, (G)I-DLE ranked 7th with “Queencard”.

In addition, girl groups such as aespa, LE SSERAFIM, BLACKPINK, and NMIXX, who are affiliated with large companies, as well as girl groups under small to medium-sized agencies like STAYC, H1-KEY, and FIFTY FIFTY, also entered the top 100, revealing their strong presence.

Source: Daum