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Listener numbers of male idols’ songs on Melon in 2021: BTS dominates the chart, but the two most praised names are SHINee and NCT

Not only the title tracks but also NCT and SHINee’s b-sides also have impressive achievements.

South Korea’s Melon chart recently released data on streams and listenership of songs on their platform in 2021 (as of September 15). Through this data, the online community has summarized the ranking of the songs of male idols with the highest number of listeners on Melon this year. Check out the list of 42 songs that made the chart below!

1 BTS ‘Butter’ (released on May 21, 2021) – 3.1 million

2 BTS ‘Permission to Dance’ (released on July 9, 2021) – 2.2 million

3 SHINee ‘Don’t Call Me’ (released February 22, 2021) – 1.3 million

4 NCT Dream ‘Hot Sauce’ (released May 10, 2021) – 1 million

5 Baekhyun ‘Bambi’ (released March 30, 2021) – 764,000

6 2PM ‘Make it’ (released on June 28, 2021) – 677,000

7 Highlight ‘NOT THE END’ (released on March 5, 2021) – 666,000

8 NCT Dream ‘Dive into you’ (Release May 10, 2021) – 641,000

9 NCT Dream ‘Hello Future’ (released on June 28, 2021) – 592,000

10 Kyuhyun ‘Moving On’ (released on January 26, 2021) – 589,000

11 SHINee ‘Atlantis’ (released on April 12, 2021) – 543,000

12 EXO ‘Don’t fight the feeling’ (released on June 7, 2021) – 489,000

13 Seventeen ‘Ready to Love’ (released June 18, 2021) – 487,000

14 DAY6 ‘You make Me’ (released on April 19, 2021) – 410,000

15 Kyuhyun ‘Coffee’ (released on April 13, 2021) – 393,000

16 iKON ‘Why Why Why’ (released March 3, 2021) – 346,000

17 D.O. ‘Rose’ (released on July 26, 2021) – 326,000

18 TXT ‘0X1=LOVESONG’ (released May 31, 2021) – 318,000

19 ONF ‘Beautiful Beautiful’ (released February 24, 2021) – 294,000

20 DAY6 (Even of Day) “Right Through Me” (released on July 5, 2021) – 290,000

21 The Boyz ‘THRILL RIDE’ (released August 9, 2021) – 287,000

22 TXT ‘LO$ER=LO♡ER’ (released on August 17, 2021) – 285,000

23 Kang Seung Yoon ‘IYAH’ (released on March 29, 2021) – 285,000

24 NCT DREAM ‘Irreplaceable’ (released on May 10, 2021) – 277,000

25 SUPER JUNIOR ‘House Party’ (released March 16, 2021) – 270,000

26 NCT Dream ‘Life Is Still Going On’ (released on June 28, 2021) – 268,000

27 NCT Dream ‘Diggity’ (released on May 10, 2021) – 268,000

28 NCT Dream ‘My Youth’ (released on May 10, 2021) – 250,000

29 NCT Dream ‘Rocket’ (released on May 10, 2021) – 249,000

30 Kyuhyun ‘Together’ (released on July 5, 2021) – 247,000

31 Sechs Kies ‘Don’t Look Back’ (released February 5, 2021) – 244,000

32 SHINee ‘Kind’ (released on February 22, 2021) – 232,000

33 Key ‘Hate That…’ (released on August 30, 2021) – 222,000

34 NCT Dream ‘ANL’ (Release May 10, 2021) – 222,000

35 Taemin ‘Advice’ (released on May 18, 2021) – 220,000

36 SHINee ‘Heart Attack’ (released February 22, 2021) – 218,000

37 EXO ‘Paradise’ (released on July 6, 2021) – 218,000

38 Pentagon ‘DO or NOT’ (released March 15, 2021) – 209,000

39 SHINee CODE (released February 22, 2021) – 207,000

40 NCT Dream Rainbow (released on May 10, 2021) – 197,000

41 BTOB ‘Outsider’ (released on August 30, 2021) – 196,000

42 SHINee ‘Marry You’ (released February 22, 2021) – 186,000

It is clear that BTS still has a commanding lead over the rest of Kpop as the two songs they released this year occupy the top and second spots. However, in comparison to BTS, two other boy groups, SHINee and NCT DREAM, are cited and appreciated the most by Korean netizens. Not only did the title tracks, but also the b-sides of these two boybands, gain notable success this year.

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Some comments from Knetizens:

  • [+83, -5] Wow, SHINee is seriously daebak..
  • [+77, -6] SHINee’s 13th year, they’re seriously amazing
  • [+55, -5] SHINee and NCT are daebak, even their b-side songs have a lot of listeners
  • [+37, -0] It’s Kingtan

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