In South Korea, the most popular songs are ranked daily by streaming data and shown on the Melon Daily Chart. Insight into the ever-shifting K-pop scene and access to the most recent trends and top songs are provided. These songs have captivated the hearts of millions of fans worldwide with their catchy beats, powerful vocals, and exceptional music videos. So, if you are interested in knowing about your favorite artists, below are the Top 10 K-Pop Songs on the Melon Daily Chart.
1. NewJeans- Ditto
Ditto is a song by South Korean girl group NewJeans, taken from their single album, OMG (2023). In South Korea, "Ditto" topped the Circle Digital Chart for a record-breaking 13 weeks, longer than any other song in chart history. It peaked at number eight on the Billboard Global 200; topped the charts in Indonesia, Singapore, Taiwan, and Vietnam; and reached the top 10 in Japan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and the Philippines. The Korea Music Content Association and the Recording Industry Association of Japan certified Ditto platinum for surpassing 100 million streams in their respective countries.
2. IVE- Kitsch
Kitsch is a song by South Korean girl group IVE. It was released as the group's pre-release single from their first studio album, I've Ive, on March 27, 2023. Its release marked the group's first single under a new label deal upon Starship Entertainment and Kakao signing a partnership with Columbia Records in the United States. Kitsch was a commercial success in South Korea. Upon release, it topped all real-time charts in South Korea and achieved their second song to get the perfect all-kill. The song debuted at number one on the Circle Digital Chart.
3. IVE- I AM
I AM is a song by the South Korean girl group IVE. It was released as the album's lead single on 10 April 2023. The song debuted at number two on South Korea's Circle Digital Chart. In Singapore, the song debuted at number ten on the RIAS Top Streaming Songs and number seven on the RIAS Top Regional Songs. In the United States, I AM debuted at number seven on Billboard World Digital Song Sales. In New Zealand, the song debuted at number 12 on the RMNZ Hot Singles.
4. Aespa- Spicy
South Korean girl group Aespa released the song "Spicy" off their third EP, My World. The track was the first taste of the EP and came out on May 8, 2023. On South Korea's Circle Digital Chart, this song debuted at position #6, while also peaking at #3 on the Circle Download Chart and #8 on the Circle Streaming Chart. In Singapore, the song debuted at number 22 on the RIAS Top Streaming Chart. It also debuted at number 17 on the RIAS Top Regional Chart. In the United States, the song debuted at number six on Billboard's World Digital Song Sales.
5. (G)I-DLE- Queencard
In their song "Queen Card," South Korean girl group (G) I-DLE showcases their talents. On May 15, 2023, it was released as the first single from the band's upcoming sixth album, I Feel. The song reached the top spot on the Circle Chart, indicating its commercial success. It also peaked in the top ten on Billboard's Hits of the World charts in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, and the US World Digital Song Sales. The song received 13 music show wins on Show Champion, M Countdown, Music Bank, Show, Music Core, and Inkigayo.
6. NewJeans- Super Shy
Super Shy is a song by South Korean girl group New Jeans. It was released as the first single from the group's second extended play, Get Up, on July 7, 2023. This song topped South Korea's Circle Digital Chart for eight consecutive weeks, earning New Jeans their third number-one song. Internationally, it became their best-performing track on several charts, reaching number one in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, and Taiwan. The song also became their highest-charting track on the Billboard Global 200, the UK Singles Chart, and the US Billboard Hot 100.
7. Jungkook- Seven
Seven is a song by South Korean singer Jeon Junkook, also known as Junkook, featuring American rapper Latto. He is a member of the boy band BTS. It was released as a single on 14 July 2023. The single entered the music charts in over fifty territories and topped the rankings in India, Latvia, Malaysia, and Singapore. It debuted atop the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States and the Global 200, becoming Jungkook and Latto's first number-one. It also topped Billboard's Hits of the World charts in Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, South Korea, the Philippines, and Taiwan. It became the highest-charting debuting song by a solo Korean act, entering at position #3 on the UK Singles Chart. It also became the most-streamed collaboration on Spotify in 2023, breaking the record for the quickest single to reach that milestone.
8. AKMU- Love Lee
Love Lee is an album by Akdong Musician (AKMU). It was released on August 21. The song is the duo's first music in about two years since their extended play Next Episode (2021). It debuted at number one on the Circle Digital Chart, the group's eighth number-one single.
9. IVE- Baddie
Baddie is a song by South Korean girl group IVE. It is the third song to be released from the mini album I'VE MINE. It was released in 2023. It debuted at number 80 on South Korea's Circle Digital Chart, and it debuted at number 8 on the Circle Download Chart. It debuted at number ten on the RIAS Top Streaming Chart and number five on the RIAS Top Regional Chart. The song debuted at number 85 on the Billboard Global 200.
10. LE SSERAFIM- Perfect Night
Perfect Night is a song by the South Korean girl group Le SSerafim. It was released on October 27, 2023, as the group's first English single and also served as a promotional song for the video game Overwatch 2. The single was premiered on Music Bank on October 28 and on Inkigayo on October 29 by Le SSerafim.