IU’s “Celebrity” Remains Dominant #1 On South Korea YouTube Music Videos Chart; Special Clip Debuts At #2

IU’s “Celebrity” remains a force on YouTube.

IU - Celebrity Video screen | Kakao M | 1theK

Based on its abbreviated first week of tracking, IU’s “Celebrity” debuted at #1 on the South Korea YouTube Music Videos Chart and at #28 on the Global Chart.

Following its first full week in the market, it retains its #1 position on the former and rises on the latter.

Credited with 3.73 million South Korean views during the January 29-February 4 tracking period, “Celebrity” remains a comfortable #1 in the nation. A special clip of IU performing the song, which was released by 1theK at the start of the tracking period, notably debuts at #2 on the South Korea chart. It received 1.77 million views.

The main video, meanwhile, rockets eleven spots to #17 on this week’s listing. “Celebrity” received 15 million global views during the tracking period, topping last week’s mark by over 30%.

Written by Brian Cantor

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