aespa’s “Next Level” Bounces Up To No. 1 On Melon’s 24Hits Chart
Over a month after its release, “Next Level” reached No. 1 on the 24Hits chart of Korea’s largest music streaming service Melon at 8 p.m. KST on June 21. The 24Hits chart is calculated based on the number of unique users over the past 24 hours. As of June 22 at 11 a.m. KST, “Next Level” still remains at the top of the chart.
aespa is now the first girl group to hit No. 1 on the 24Hits chart with a song that was released after Melon’s chart system changes in July 2020.
At the time of its release on May 17, “Next Level” topped the other domestic music streaming sites such as Genie and Bugs, and it ranked No. 1 on iTunes Top Songs charts in at least five countries. The song also made it on three Billboard charts (Global 200, Global Excl. U.S., World Digital Song Sales) as well as China’s QQ Music, Kuwo Music, and Kugou Music. aespa also broke their personal record to 100 million views with their “Next Level” music video recently.
Meanwhile, aespa will be performing at the online 2021 Dream Concert on June 26 at 5 p.m. KST.
Congratulations to aespa on their achievements!