Beautiful (2PM song)

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"Beautiful"
Beautiful-CDonlycover.jpeg
CD-only cover
Single by 2PM
from the album Legend of 2PM
B-side "Kimi ga Ireba"
Released June 6, 2012 (2012-06-06)
Format CD single, Digital download
Recorded 2012
Genre Pop, Dance-pop, J-pop
Length 3:59
Label Ariola Japan
Songwriter(s) Park Jin-young, Nice73, Natsumi Watanabe
2PM
Japanese singles chronology
"Ultra Lover"
(2011)
"Beautiful"
(2012)
"One Day"
(2012)
"Ultra Lover"
(2011)
"Beautiful"
(2012)
"One Day"
(2012)

"Beautiful" is the fourth Japanese single by South Korean boy band 2PM. It was released on June 6, 2012 in 3 editions: CD+DVD,[1] CD+Photobook[2] and a Regular edition.[3] The single was released along with the group's third live DVD "Arena Tour 2011 'Republic of 2PM'".[4]

Composition[edit]

"Beautiful" is an original Japanese song composed by J.Y. Park "The Asiansoul", Nice73 and Natsumi Watanabe. The B-side "Kimi ga Ireba" is also an original Japanese song, composed by the member Junho. This is the first single to include an original Japanese song as B-side.

Music video[edit]

A teaser of the music video was released on May 14, into 2PM's official Japanese website[5][6] and the full music video on May 22. It premiered on the Japanese TV network M-On!.

Promotions[edit]

The group made the first performance of the song on the show Music Fair in June 2. The group also performed the song in NHK's show "Music Japan" on June 10 and in 2012 MTV Video Music Awards Japan, on June 23, 2012.[7]

Track listing[edit]

CD+DVD[1] and CD+Photobook[2] track listing
No. Title Lyrics Music Length
1. "Beautiful" J.Y. Park "The Asiansoul", Nice73, Natsumi Watanabe J.Y. Park "The Asiansoul", 3:59
2. "Kimi ga Ireba" (君がいれば; If You Are Here) Mai Watarai, Nice73 Lee Junho 3:39
3. "Beautiful" (Without main vocal)   J.Y. Park "The Asiansoul", 4:00
4. "Kimi ga Ireba" (Without main vocal)   Lee Junho 3:36
Total length: 15:12

Charts[edit]

Oricon[edit]

Oricon Chart Peak Debut Sales Sales Total Chart Run
Daily Singles Chart 2 73,529 163,463 7 weeks
Weekly Singles Chart[8] 2 141,236
Monthly Singles Chart 4 162,178
Half-Year Singles Chart (2012)[9] 29 141,236
Yearly Singles Chart 47 163,463

Other Charts[edit]

Beautiful[edit]

Chart Peak Position
Japan Billboard Japan Hot 100[10] 2
Japan RIAJ Digital track weekly top 100[11] 32
South Korea Gaon Weekly singles chart[12] 118
South Korea Gaon Weekly International singles chart[12] 4
South Korea Gaon Monthly International singles chart[12] 21

Kimi ga Ireba[edit]

Chart Peak Position
Japan RIAJ Digital track weekly top 100[13] 65
South Korea Gaon Weekly International singles chart[12] 100

Sales and certifications[edit]

Chart Amount
RIAJ physical shipping certification[14] Gold (100,000+)

Release history[edit]

Country Date Format Label
Japan[3] June 6, 2012 CD, Digital download Ariola Japan
South Korea[15] June 20, 2012 Digital download JYP Entertainment

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c (in Japanese) Amazon.com: Beautiful(初回生産限定盤A)(DVD付): 2PM: 音楽 Amazon Japan. Retrieved 2012-06-03.
  2. ^ a b (in Japanese) Amazon.com: Beautiful(初回生産限定盤B)(DVD付): 2PM: 音楽 Amazon Japan. Retrieved 2012-06-03.
  3. ^ a b c (in Japanese) Beautiful 2PMのプロフィールならオリコン芸能人事典-ORICON STYLE Oricon. Retrieved 2012-06-03.
  4. ^ (in Japanese) ARENA TOUR 2011 “REPUBLIC OF 2PM” 2PMのプロフィールならオリコン芸能人事典 Oricon. Retrieved 2012-06-03.
  5. ^ (in Japanese) 2PM official Japanese Website Sony Music. Retrieved 2011-10-09.
  6. ^ Preview for 2PM’s “Beautiful” PV revealed. Retrieved 2011-05-15.
  7. ^ (in Japanese) 2PM official Japanese Website - Media Sony Music. Retrieved 2012-06-25.
  8. ^ "2PM+2AM‘Oneday’、シングル「One day」のジャケットは全12種類". Barks (in Japanese). 2012-06-12. Retrieved 2012-06-12. 
  9. ^ "上半期ランキング特集『AKB48とMr.Childrenが1、2位独占!上半期の音楽シーンを振り返る』-ORICON STYLE ミュージック (2012 Half-Year singles chart)" (in Japanese). Oricon. Retrieved 2012-06-25. 
  10. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-05-11. Retrieved 2012-04-26. 
  11. ^ "RIAJ Weekly chart for May 29, 2012" (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. Archived from the original on 2015-06-08. Retrieved 2012-06-10. 
  12. ^ a b c d "Gaon Search - 2PM" (in Korean). Gaon. Retrieved 2012-06-28. 
  13. ^ "RIAJ Weekly chart for June 5th, 2012" (in Japanese). Recording Industry Association of Japan. Retrieved 2012-06-10. 
  14. ^ http://www.riaj.or.jp/data/others/gold/201206.html
  15. ^ "2PM 4th Japan Single `Beautiful`-2PM 상세정보 --www.melon.com". MelOn (in Korean). 2012-06-20. Retrieved 2012-06-20. [permanent dead link]

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