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Stray Kids, (G)I-DLE Selected As 'HIT Artist of the Month' While JAY B, Secret Number Are ‘Rising Artists’

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Apr 15, 2022 11:31 AM EDT
Stray Kids' Felix & Hyunjin

Rising 4th-generation leaders Stray Kids and (G)I-DLE were named "HIT Artists of the Month" by MUBEAT, proving global trend power.

The global K-pop platform MUBEAT announced the April issue of its Artist Report.

According to this, Stray Kids and (G)I-DLE were listed as the "HIT Artists of the Month" while GOT7's JAY B and SECRET NUMBER were listed as the "Rising Artists."

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Stray Kids' mini-album "ODDINARY" released last month not only topped the US Billboard 200 chart but also became the first 4th-generation K-Pop artist to do so. Also, Stray Kids' successful comeback with "ODDINARY" help JYP Entertainment's stock prices to reach greater heights.

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(G)I-DLE was also recognized for its global status by occupying the top of iTunes top album charts in 24 regions around the world with their first regular album "I Never Die," and is sweeping the number one spot on various domestic music shows.

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In addition, GOT7's leader and soloist JAY B was selected as a rising artist through the OST of the KBS2 Monday-Tuesday drama "Crazy Love," and SECRET NUMBER through the OST of the recently ended SBS Monday-Tuesday drama "A Business Proposal." Thanks to the popularity of K-Dramas, the OST sound source and singer continue to rise steadily in popularity.

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The artist report of MUBEAT Fandom Lab is based on the number of music video views provided by the "Video Chart" in the MUBEAT app. Among the monthly releases, the artists that received the most attention are selected as the "HIT of the Month," while the artists who are steadily loved by fans and are on the uptrend are selected as the "Rising Artist."

MUBEAT achieved 7.1 million downloads worldwide based on various fandom services and has become the center of global K-pop fandom activities.

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