Gaon Digital Chart

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Gaon Digital Chart, part of Gaon Music Chart, is a national chart that ranks the best-selling songs in South Korea, provided by the Korea Music Content Industry Association. The chart is an aggregate of digital downloads, streaming and background music. It ranks all songs, as well as separate rankings for domestic and international, in weekly, monthly and year-end charts. It started tracking sales on 11 April 2010.[1] It is complied from online data provided by web-based music providers Olleh Music, genie, Melon, Mnet, Soribada, Cyworld, Naver Music, Daum Music and Bugs.

History[edit]

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 (10 weeks), Sistar (9 weeks) and Davichi (8 weeks).

Rank 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
Artist IU 2NE1 Girls' Generation Sistar Davichi
Total weeks 19 11 10 9 8

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 IU (6 months), Big Bang and Davichi (4 months), and Girls' Generation (3 months).

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

Year-end chart[edit]

References[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.