(G)I-DLE’s “Lion” Makes Global YouTube Music Videos Chart At #41

“Lion” starts at #41 on the global chart.

(G)I-DLE in Lion | (G)I-DLE official YouTube Channel / Genie Music

It did not arrive until the middle of the November 1-7 tracking period, but (G)I-DLE’s “Lion” still posted a solid opening week view count on YouTube.

Viewed 8.98 million times during the tracking period, “Lion” starts at #41 on this week’s Global YouTube Music Videos Chart.

The video fared proportionately well in South Korea, where it debuts at #1 on the strength of 1.56 million views.

(G)I-DLE amassed a total of 19.3 million global YouTube views this week. “Lion” accounted for over half of those views (from the official video and other eligible uploads).

Written by Brian Cantor

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