Kpop fans have always welcomed every new song released by Korean solo and group singers enthusiastically. However, only a few songs could conquer all the charts in Korea. Below are Kpop songs that successfully dominated the Korean charts and achieved the Perfect All Kill (PAK) in 2021 (so far).
A certified all-kill is for the songs that successfully reach the top of the Daily Top 100 and 24Hits charts of Melon, Top 100 (Daily) and Top 100 (Realtime) charts of Genie, Song chart Daily and Realtime of Bugs, VIBE’s daily chart, and the Realtime charts of FLO and iChart. In addition, a Perfect All-Kill requires topping iChart’s weekly chart as well.
KPop Songs that Dominate the Charts and Achieve a Perfect All-Kill (PAK) in 2021 (So far)
1. Celebrity by IU
‘Celebrity’ is an electronic pop song that IU herself wrote the lyrics. It was a pre-release track for her fifth full-length album, LILAC. Released on January 27, ‘Celebrity’ by IU successfully reached Perfect All Kill (PAK) on January 31, 2021.
2. Rollin’ by Brave Girls
Kpop girl group Brave Girls released ‘Rollin’ in 2017. The song became famous after a fan-made video on YouTube went viral. The video collated the group’s performances while singing the song at various military events.
Moreover, the song topped the charts on March 12 and stayed for 262 hours. Thus, as of March 23, Brave Girls set a new record as a girl group with the longest cumulative time for “perfect all-kills,” which the previous record held by girl group Twice with 197 hours.
3. LILAC by IU
IU dropped her fifth full album on March 25, 2021. With her new track, “LILAC,” she achieved her second perfect all-kill in 2021, on March 29. IU is a Korean solo singer with the most songs that have reached Perfect All-Kill (PAK) with 20 songs.
4. Butter by BTS
BTS released their third English single, ‘Butter,’ on May 21, 2021. The dance-pop song successfully achieved Perfect All Kill on Korean charts on May 24, 2021.
Three remixes were released after. First, they released a hotter remix on May 28. Then on June 4, they released the Cooler and Sweeter remixes.
‘Butter’ became the second song of BTS with the longest Perfect All Kill on the charts with 257 hours after ‘Dynamite’ with 610 hours.
5. Foolish Love by MSG Wannabe (M.O.M)
MSG Wannabe is Yoo Jae Suk’s project group. The group consists of two units, which are M.O.M and JSDK. MSG Wannabe M.O.M released their single “Foolish Love” on June 26 and successfully reached Perfect All Kill charts on June 29, 2021.
6. Savage by aespa
On October 5, aespa made a comeback and dropped their first mini-album along with its title track, “Savage” MV. On October 15, iChart announced the latest single of aespa, “Savage,” officially reached a Perfect All-Kill (PAK) on Korean music charts. It is marking the first-ever PAK of aespa since the group debut on November 17, 2020.
7. Strawberry Moon by IU [NEW]
On October 19, IU released a new digital single “Strawberry Moon.” Her new single had achieved the Perfect All Kill on October 23, 2021. “Strawberry Moon” becomes the third song by IU that achieved Perfect All Kill (PAK) this year.
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