Gaon Singles Chart

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Gaon Singles Chart is a national chart that ranks the best-selling songs in South Korea, provided by the Korea Music Content Industry Association. The charts are made up of charts tracking streaming content, downloads, background music, ringtones, karaoke and a combine overall singles chart, listing domestic and international sales, in weekly, monthly and year-end format. It started tracking sales on 11 April 2010.[1] It is complied from online data provided by web-based music providers: Bugs, Olleh Music, Melon, Mnet, Monkey3, Soribada, Cyworld, Naver Music, Genie, and Daum Music.


The Gaon Music Chart was launched in February 2010. It was originally planned to be a bi-annual chart when the Gaon Charts launched in early 2010.[2] Eventually, the chart covered this and was released weekly and monthly like all the other charts.[citation needed]

Lists of number ones[edit]

International chart[edit]

Songs with the most weeks at number one[edit]

5 weeks[edit]

4 weeks[edit]

3 weeks[edit]

Artist with most weeks at number one[edit]

The current holder who has won the most weeks at number one is IU with 19 weeks. She is followed by 2NE1 with 17 weeks, Girls' Generation (11 weeks), Davichi with 8 weeks, T-ara, Miss A, Sistar and Big Bang all with 6 weeks.

Rank 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th

Artist IU 2NE1 Girls' Generation Davichi Big Bang, Sistar, T-ara, Miss A
Total weeks 19 17 11 8 6

Artist with most months at number one[edit]

The current holder who has won the most months at number one is 2NE1 with 7 months. They are followed by Girls' Generation 6 months, IU and Davichi (4 months) and Big Bang with 3 months

Rank 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Artist 2NE1 Girls' Generation IU, Davichi Big Bang
Total months 7 6 4 3

Year-end Chart[edit]


  1. ^ "Digital Chart". Gaon Chart. Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved November 24, 2010. 
  2. ^ Han, Sang-hee (February 23, 2010). "Korea Launches First Official Music Charts Gaon". The Korea Times. The Korea Times. Retrieved November 24, 2010.