WYD (song)

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"WYD"
IKON - WYD.jpg
Single by iKON
ReleasedMay 30, 2016 (2016-05-30)
Formatdigital download, streaming
Recorded2016
GenreK-Pop, hip hop, R&B
LabelYG Entertainment
Songwriter(s)Kush, B.I, Bobby
iKON singles chronology
"Dumb & Dumber"
(2015)
"WYD"
(2016)
"New Kids: Begin"
(2017)

"#WYD" (Hangul오늘 모해) is a song by South Korean boy group iKON. The single was released by YG Entertainment on May 30, 2016. The song is the first release after their debut album in 2015.[1]

Background[edit]

On May, the group members released a series of teaser images of conversation on on-line messenger and selfies, as well as a message to virtual girlfriend, to announce iKON’s comeback,[2][3] On May 25, YG Entertainment released a teaser poster that reads "Who's Next?", the following day the date of the release was announced as May 30, on May 27 it was reviled that iKON will be releasing new single titled "#WYD" (short for "What You Doing").[4][5][6] The song was written by Kush, B.I, and Bobby; composed by Choice37 and Kush; and arranged by Choice37.[7]

Commercial performance[edit]

The song debuted at number three on South Korea Gaon Chart selling 167,705 copies and 3.2 million streams in five days.[8][9][10] On May, and with two days the song charted 85 on the single chart, and 53 on the download chart with 116,862 downloads, and become the 9th most viewed K-Pop videos around the world.[11][12][13] The following month the song charted 23 and sold 165,458 with 7.7 million streams. As of September 2016, the song sold 366,838 in South Korea.

In China the song charted 76 in QQ Music, in United States, it charted 6th on Billboard World Digital Songs, and become the group fifth top 10 songs on the chart.[14][15]

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
China (QQ Music Weekly Single Chart)[14] 76
South Korea (Gaon Weekly Single Chart)[8] 3
US World Digital Songs (Billboard)[15] 1

Sales[edit]

Chart Sales
South Korean Gaon Download Chart[16] 366,838

Release history[edit]

Country Release date Format Label Ref.
Worldwide May 30, 2016 Digital download, streaming YG Entertainment [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "오늘 모해 #WYD - Single". Itunes. Retrieved May 30, 2016.
  2. ^ ""대리 불러줘" 아이콘 바비, 솔로 컨셉트일까? '궁금증 폭발'". Chosun. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  3. ^ "아이콘 B.I"아이콘이 먼저냐? 바비솔로가 먼저냐?"". Chosun. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  4. ^ "New "WHO's NEXT" poster… Sechs Kies, BOBBY, new girl group, or iKON". YG Life. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  5. ^ "YG's next comeback on May 30… BIGBANG or iKON?". YG Life. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  6. ^ "iKON to Make a Comeback on the 30th with "#WYD"". YG Life. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  7. ^ "아이콘 신곡 '오늘 모해', YG 간판프로듀서 총출동". Sports Donga. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  8. ^ a b "2016 Gaon Digital Chart: Week 23". Gaon. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  9. ^ "2016 Gaon Download Chart: Week 23". Gaon. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  10. ^ "2016 Gaon Streaming Chart: Week 23". Gaon. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  11. ^ "2016 Gaon Digital Chart: May". Gaon. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  12. ^ "2016 Gaon Download Chart: May". Gaon. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  13. ^ "Most Viewed K-Pop Videos in America, Around the World: May 2016". Billboard. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  14. ^ a b "QQ Music: #WYD". QQ Music. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  15. ^ a b "World Digital Singles: #WYD". Billboard. Retrieved May 30, 2017. (Subscription required (help)).
  16. ^ Cumulative sales of "오늘 모해 (#WYD)":

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