The Korea Music Content Association, which operates the circle chart, announced that “Blackpink’s ‘Pink Venom’ topped the global Kpop chart in the monthly circle chart in August 2022.” Blackpink also took first place on Social Chart 2.0, an intuitive way to check the global popularity of K-Pop, and won a total of two awards.
With their debut song ‘Attention’, NewJeans took first place on digital and streaming charts and ranked 2nd. ‘Attention’ topped the digital and streaming charts for weeks 34-35 of the last circle chart for 2 weeks in a row.
On the album chart, IVE’s ‘After LIKE’, released on August 22, took the top spot with sales of 1,110,177 copies.
On the circle chart for the 36th week (2022.08.28~2022.09.03.), which was also released together, Blackpink’s ‘Pink Venom’ topped the global K-pop chart for three weeks in a row.
IVE topped the digital and streaming charts with ‘After LIKE’, and KEY topped the album chart with ‘Gasoline – The 2nd Album’ and the download chart with the title song of the same name, taking two crowns side by side.