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May 27, 2011
The number of views that the K-Pop songs at Youtube has been surveyed and the songs which has received the most love is Wonder Girls’ ‘Nobody’. The video was uploaded in November, 2008 and it has already reached over 50,000,000 views.
2NE1, 2PM, Big Bang, Shinee, SNSD, Super Junior, Wonder Girls, all 7 groups contribute to the TOP 20 songs. 2NE1 and SNSD each has 5 songs on the chart while Super Junior has 4. The followings are Shinee who has 3 songs, BIGBANG has 2 and G- Dragon has 1. JYP, SME and YGE are whom all these groups belong to.
All the songs which have entered the TOP 20 are the dance music of the idol groups. It suggests that the combination of K-POP idol and dancing music are well received by the world. ‘Big Bang and 2NE1 ‘s ‘Lollipop’ and ‘Cabi Song’ of SNSD and 2PM have attracted so many views already.
It is said that the popularity of the videos have been raised for the agencies have made separate channels for their artists. The number of the subscribers for these 3 companies has reached 800,000 and it has accumulated a record of over 700,000,000. The scholars who anaylzed Pop Music said, ‘ the K-POP idol craze has been helping them to promote. They are very popular in North America and Europe with the good accessibility of the Internet . He further explained, ‘the opening of these channels has kept helping them for their new promotions and the channels can also help releasing the on-going process of the works they are doing.’