The year 2023 has given fans numerous bops and is showing no signs of stopping just yet. With the first six months of 2023 having passed, many K-pop artists have made their marks on the music industry, and further expanded K-pop’s influence across international areas.
Circle Chart (previously known as Gaon Chart) has announced their rankings for July, which covers data from July 2 to 8. It consists of categories such as Album, Digital, Streaming, Download, Global K-pop, and Social charts.
Here are 14 K-pop artists dominating Circle’s first weekly chart in July 2023!
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For the first week of July, (G)I-DLE received a quadruple crown, hitting No. 1 in four different charts in Circle. (G)I-DLE’s latest mini album “I feel” (POCA version) made it on the Album Chart’s No. 1.
Their newest title track “Queencard,” (G)I-DLE immediately secured the first place on the Digital, Global K-pop, and Streaming charts. Meanwhile, (G)I-DLE also secured fourth place on the Social Chart.
2. FIFTY FIFTY
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FIFTY FIFTY also made it on Circle’s Global K-pop chart with their viral hit “Cupid,” which placed at No. 4. This was followed by their domination of Social Chart, where they placed at the No. 1 spot.
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TXT made it on the Album Chart’s No. 2 with their comeback “The Name Chapter: TEMPTATION.” On the Download Chart, they also secured No. 4 with “Do It Like That,” their collab with the Jonas Brothers.
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SHINee managed to claim the fourth place in the Album Chart with their latest release “HARD.”
5. BTS Jimin
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Jimin placed No. 5 at the Album Chart with “FACE,” and No. 2 at the Global K-pop Chart with title track “Like Crazy.”
6. LE SSERAFIM
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LE SSERAFIM claimed the second place on the Digital and Streaming charts with “Eve, Psyche, & The Bluebeard’s wife.”
Their title track “UNFORGIVEN” made completed the top five in the Streaming Chart. Meanwhile, “Eve, Psyche, & The Bluebeard’s wife” also claimed No. 3 on Global K-pop chart.
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IVE’s title track “I AM” claimed third place on both Digital and Streaming Charts. On the Global K-pop Chart, “I AM” completed the top five.
8. Lim Young Woong
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Lim Young Woong reigned on the Download Chart with his newest track “Grain of Sand.” The song also made it on the Digital Chart’s No. 4.
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Rapper Beenzino claimed the Album Chart’s No. 3 with “NOWITZKI.”
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aespa placed No. 5 on the Digital Chart and No. 4 on Streaming Chart with “Spicy.”
11. BTS Jungkook
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Jungkook of BTS made it on the Download Chart’s No. 2 with his song “Still With You.”
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NewJeans ranked No. 3 on Digital Chart with pre-release track “Super Shy.”
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BLACKPINK claimed No. 2 on the Social Chart.
14. BLACKPINK Jisoo
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The girl group was trailed by member Jisoo, who secured No. 3 on the Social Chart.
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Written by Riely Miller