Melon, short for Melody On, is an online music store and streaming service in South Korea originally released in 2004. It’s actually the country’s biggest music subscription service, with over 28 million users that are able to stream and download music and music videos, as well as make ringtones.

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BOL4’s Ahn Jiyoung

They keep track of the data collected from the streaming and downloading services as well, which can show what kinds of trends are popular and performing well in the music industry. One of the things they can look at is the number of “unique listeners” for a song, which is simply how many individuals have listened to a song rather than the total streams a song has.

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IU

Since this is a much better indicator of how many people are actually listening to certain songs, looking at how many unique listeners a song has can make it more obvious which ones have caught people’s attention! Here are the 25 K-Pop songs that had the most unique listeners in the 24 hours after their initial release.

25. “The Song” by Zion.T

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.125 million

24. “Untitled, 2014” by G-Dragon

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.133 million

23. “Love Drunk” by Epik High ft. Crush

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.148 million

22. “Every Moment With You” by Jang Beomjune

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.149 million

21. “Blueming” by IU

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.151 million

20. “$ponsor” by Eutteugeottasi

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.154 million

19. “Autumn Morning” by IU

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.176 million

18. “Miss Me or Diss Me” by MC MONG ft. Jinsil

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.200 million

17. “Some” by BOL4

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.202 million

16. “FXXK IT” by BIGBANG

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.211 million

15. “Palette” by IU ft. G-Dragon

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.213 million

14. “Maybe It’s Not Our Fault” by Yerin Baek

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.231 million

13. “Twenty-Three” by IU

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.249 million

12. “SoulMate” by Zico ft. IU

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.250 million

11. “Love Story” by Epik High ft. IU

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.256 million

10. “How Can I Love the Heartbreak, You’re the One I Love” by Akdong Musician

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.265 million

9. “Flower Road” by BIGBANG

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.269 million

8. “The Love I Committed” by Im Changjung

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.276 million

7. “Breath” by Park Hyoshin

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.285 million

6. “Bom” by BOL4

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.295 million

5. “Love Poem” by IU

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.304 million

4. “Mapsosa” by HwangTaeJi

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.332 million

3. “Eight” by IU ft. Suga

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.348 million

2. “Leon” by EU God-G Isn’t EU

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.400 million

1. “BBIBBI” by IU

Unique listeners in first 24 hours: 1.463 million