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 (11 weeks); Girls' Generation, Sistar and Davichi (8 weeks); PSY and Busker Busker (7 weeks); Big Bang, T-ara and Miss A (6 weeks).

Rank 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
Artist IU 2NE1 Girls' Generation, Davichi PSY, Busker Busker Big Bang, T-ara, Miss A, Sistar
Total weeks 19 11 8 7 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.