KPOP girl group ‘Brave Girls’ enjoy belated success on music charts with ‘Rollin’

K-pop act Brave Girls are basking in belated music chart success with their song, “Rollin’,” which was released four years ago.


The song has dominated the real-time charts of major streaming platforms, including Bugs and Genie, as of Tuesday afternoon. This is the first time the group has accomplished such a feat since its debut in 2011.

The EDM track’s belated popularity largely stems from a video posted Feb. 24 on the YouTube channel named “VIDITOR.” The three-minute clip ― which features the online users’ comments on their “Rollin'” performances ― went viral, attracting more than 3.8 million views as of Tuesday.


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“While I was serving my compulsory military service, ‘Rollin’ was extremely popular among all soldiers,” reads a comment on the video. “We watched the performance videos hundreds of times.”

Another wrote, “I really hoped this song would climb back up the charts ― it is such a great tune.”

After its surprisingly sudden popularity, the channel on Feb. 28 uploaded another three-minute video, which has garnered 1.4 million views.


Brave Girls member Yujeong says it is unbelievable.

“All our members shed tears after hearing the news,” she said on a radio program Monday. “We are truly thankful to everyone who helped us top the charts.”

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Brave Girls debuted with the album “The Difference.” The group was formed by Brave Brothers, who produced songs for big-name K-pop bands, including BIGBANG, Sistar and Brown Eyed Girls.

This occasion is not the first time that a K-pop song has been brought back to the media spotlight, thanks to belated popularity via YouTube; 2PM’s “My House” (2015) was among such songs last year.

Source: The Korea Times

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