IU’s song ‘Strawberry Moon’ has surpassed 100 million streams (based on Gaon Chart).
According to the Gaon Chart, ‘Strawberry Moon’ was certified for 100 million streams on the Gaon Chart in the first week of 2023. This is IU‘s 17th song to surpass 100 million streams.
IU’s songs that have surpassed 100 million streams include Take My Hand; Friday; Not Spring, Love, or Cherry Blossoms; The Meaning Of you; Twenty-three; Through the Night; Can’t Love You Anymore; Palette; Autumn Morning; Bbibbi; Love Poem; Blueming; Give you my heart; Eight, Celebrity; Lilac; and Strawberry Moon. Thus, IU became the artist who has the most songs to achieve this milestone. The second place belongs to BTS (11 songs), and the third place comes to Twice (10 songs).
On the other hand, on December 31 last year, IU announced that she and actor Lee Jong-suk “developed from a long-time colleague to lovers.” The two openly confessed their affection for each other through their respective fan cafes, receiving congratulations from many people.
In addition, her 2023 film ‘Dream’ will be released. The movie “Dream” is a new film presented by Lee Byung-hun. It depicts the world cup challenge of soccer player “Hongdae” and special national team players who have caught the ball for the first time in their lives. IU, Park Seo-joon, Ko Chang-seok, and Lee Hyun-woo will appear.
In addition to the release of the movie “Dream,” IU is reportedly considering a new work “Life” by Lim Sang-chun, who wrote “When the Camellia Blooms”.