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Red Velvet's 'Dumb Dumb' MV Surpassed 100 Million Views; K-Pop Girl Group Confirmed To Attend KCON 2018 USA

by Jessica Rapir / May 11, 2018 03:34 AM EDT
Red Velvet's 'Dumb Dumb' music surpassed 100 million views on YouTube; and Irene, Wendy, Seulgi, Joy, and Yeri are confirmed to attend KCON 2018 USA. Photo by SMTOWN/YouTube Screenshot

Korean girl group Red Velvet has reached 100 million views on YouTube once again. The band's "Dumb Dumb" music video had surpassed 100 million views recently, making it the second MV of Red Velvet to hit the 100 million mark.

"Dumb Dumb" was first released back in September 2015 as the lead track of Red Velvet's debut studio album, The Red. After SM Town confirmed that it already reached 100 million views, many fans checked out the MV which shows the Red Velvet members wearing bright outfits as they perform their synchronized choreography. As of this writing, it already has over 100.1 million views on YouTube along with more than 720,000 likes.

The group's fans, who call themselves ReVeluvs, are happy for the girls' latest feat. Many congratulated the group while #DumbDumbTo100Million has been trending since.

Irene, Wendy, Seulgi, Joy, and Yeri first achieved the 100 million view milestone with their song "Russian Roulette" earlier this year. The single dropped in September 2016.

Other K-pop groups who garnered more than 100 million views on YouTube are BTS, TWICE, BIGBANG, EXO, BLACKPINK, GOT7, Girls' Generation, 2NE1, EXO, Super Junior, and f(x). PSY still holds the most-viewed MV of a Korean act with over 3 billion views for his hit song "Gangnam Style." As for K-pop groups, BTS's "DNA" has the title of the most-viewed MV from a K-pop group with over 367 million views.

Meanwhile, KCON 2018 confirmed that Red Velvet will be joining the convention in the U.S. next month. The KCON 2018 USA released the final lineup of artists for this year's event, and the last two K-pop acts that had been added to the list are Red Velvet and Pentagon. Wanna One, NCT 127, Super Junior, EXID, Stray Kids, Heize, and fromis_9 were earlier confirmed to perform in KCON 2018 USA.

KCON offers fans across America to get a chance to have a taste of Hallyu and celebrate all things about the Korean pop culture. Over 128,000 fans attended the KCON in the U.S. last year. The organizers of the conference are expecting to see a similar turnout or even higher this year.

Three venues have been announced for this year's KCON in the U.S. The East Coast conference will be held from June 23-24 at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The KCON in the West Coast will take place at the Staples Center and the LA Convention Center in Los Angeles from August 10-12. Tickets for the conventions will go on sale starting May 11 at 3 p.m. EST.

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