Lucky One (Exo song)

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"Lucky One"
Single by EXO
from the album Ex'Act
ReleasedJune 9, 2016
LabelS.M. Entertainment
Producer(s)LDN Noise
EXO singles chronology
"Lucky One"
Music video
"Lucky One" (Korean Ver.) on YouTube
"Lucky One" (Chinese Ver.) on YouTube

"Lucky One" is a song recorded by South Korean boy group EXO for their third studio album Ex'Act. It was released in Korean and Chinese versions by S.M. Entertainment on June 9, 2016 as the first single for the album.[1]

Background and release[edit]

Produced by LDN Noise, "Lucky One" is described as an "upbeat, funky" song inspired by disco, pop, and R&B that tells the story of a man who's trying to find his true, destined love.[2]

Music video[edit]

The Korean and Chinese music videos for "Lucky One" were released on June 9, 2016. The music video tells the story of EXO members suddenly losing their superpowers and get captured by other planet. While the nurses try to experiment on them, their powers awaken and they try to escape.[3]


EXO began performing "Lucky One" on South Korean music television programs on June 9, 2016.[4]

Chart performance[edit]

"Lucky One" peaked at number three on the Billboard World Digital Songs chart,[5] number three on the Chinese Billboard Chart, and at five on the Gaon weekly digital chart.[6]



Region Sales
South Korea (Gaon)[11] 433,399
United States (RIAA) 3,000+


  1. ^ "EXO, 정규 3집 EX'ACT로 컴백… 더블 타이틀로 승부수 : 스포츠동아". (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-03-12.
  2. ^ K, J. (2016-06-08). "Update: EXO Makes Much-Anticipated Comeback With "Lucky One" And "Monster" MVs". Soompi. Retrieved 2017-03-12.
  3. ^ KBSEntertain (2016-06-14), 뮤비뱅크 스타더스트2 – 컴백토크, 이번주 컴백 스타, 몬스터와 럭키원으로 돌아온 EXO! – 포인트 안무. 20160614, retrieved 2017-03-12
  4. ^ Kim Soo-min (May 9, 2016). "'엠카' 엑소, 방송 최초 컴백 무대 예고…더블 타이틀 선보인다". Sports Korea (in Korean). Retrieved May 9, 2016.
  5. ^ Benjamin, Jeff (June 14, 2016). "EXO Earns First No. 1 on World Digital Songs With 'Monster'". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved June 14, 2016.
  6. ^ "Gaon Digital Chart, Week 24, 2015". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Archived from the original on July 2, 2016. Retrieved June 16, 2016.
  7. ^ "2016 Gaon Digital Chart – Week 24". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-03-12.
  8. ^ "Chine V Chart: "Lucky One"". Billboard. Billboard. June 25, 2016. Retrieved 2017-03-12.
  9. ^ "World Digital Songs: "Lucky One"". Billboard. Billboard. June 25, 2016. Retrieved 2017-03-12.
  10. ^ "Gaon Digital Chart – June, 2016". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-03-12.
  11. ^ Cumulative sales for "Lucky One":