On this week’s Gaon Digital chart, the top four spaces feature the same songs as last frame. While there’s no movement in the highest reaches, there are some new entrants inside the important tier, including one of the biggest new wins from a Western act.

The Gaon Digital chart ranks the most popular, most-consumed songs in South Korea every week using a methodology that combines both sales, streaming and what is called BGM, which stands for background music (usually used in various forms of media).

Steady at Nos. 1, 2, 3 and 4 are IU’s “Lilac,” Brave Girls’ former leader “Rollin’,” and IU’s “Celebrity” and “Coin,” respectively. 

The highest-ranking new entrant inside the top 10 on this week’s Gaon Digital chart comes from Justin Bieber and his collaborators Giveon and Daniel Caesar, who take their joint effort “Peaches” from No. 22 to No. 5 in one large leap. The week prior, it entered the top 40 in South Korea.

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The next two tracks, Lim Young-woong’s “My Love Like the Starlight” and Rosé’s “On The Ground,” both descend just one space, settling at Nos. 6 and 7, respectively.

IU scores a fourth simultaneous placement inside the top 10 with “Take My Hand,” which is featured on the Best Love soundtrack. The tune returns to the uppermost arena on the Gaon Digital chart for another turn, lifting from No. 16 to No. 8.


Yoseob and Eunji keep their duet “Love Day” at No. 9 for another week, as Brave Girls double up inside the top 10 with “We Ride,” which ascends 11 spaces to hit No. 10. The cut, which so far isn’t attached to any project, appears to be just their second top 10 on the roster.

Here are the 10 biggest songs in South Korea this week.

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No. 1 – IU – “Lilac”

No. 2 – Brave Girls – “Rollin’”

No. 3 – IU – “Celebrity”

No. 4 – IU – “Coin”

No. 5 – Justin Bieber – “Peaches (ft. Giveon & Daniel Caesar)”

No 6 – Lim Young-woong – “My Love Like the Starlight”

No. 7 – Rosé – “On The Ground”

No. 8 – IU – “Take My Hand”

No. 9 – Yoseob & Eunji – “Love Day”

No. 10 – Brave Girls – “We Ride”

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