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These are the 30 Most Liked Songs on MelOn in 2021

The year is almost coming to an end, and South Korea’s largest music streaming platform, MelOn, recently shared a playlist that features the Top 100 songs that have received the most likes on MelOn in 2021 so far.

In particular, nine out of the 10 songs from IU’s fifth studio album “LILAC” made it on the list, while all 10 songs from NCT DREAM’s first studio album “Hot Sauce” is also included.

Keep on reading to find out who topped the list dated November 17.

IU’s ‘Celebrity’ is the Most Liked Song on MelOn in 2021

Coming in as the most liked song on MelOn in 2021 so far is IU’s song “Celebrity,” which received 306,486 likes on MelOn!

IU(Photo : Instagram: @dlwlrma)

“Celebrity,” which is part of IU’s fifth studio album that was released back on January 27 2021 as a pre-release single, is a cheerful and energetic dance-pop and electro-pop song written by IU herself, with composition by Ryan S. Jhun, Jeppe London Bilsby, Lauritz Emil Christiansen, Chloe Latimer, and Celine Svanback.

The song topped K-Pop Hot 100 and Gaon Digital Chart, and peaked at No. 3 on Billboard’s World Digital Song Sales chart and at No. 78 on Global 200 chart. In addition, “Celebrity” received a platinum certification for having over 100,000,000 streams.

Brave Girls’ ‘Rollin” is the Second Most Liked Song on MelOn in 2021

Taking the second place as the second most liked song on MelOn in 2021 is Brave Girls’ viral song “Rollin’,” which garnered 289,532 likes on the platform so far!

Brave Girls(Photo : Instagram: @bravegirls.official)

Originally released back in March 2017, “Rollin'” received a sudden surge in popularity earlier this year, and even went on to top Gaon Chart and K-Pop Hot 100 after four years of its release. It also peaked at No. 13 on Billboard’s World Digital Song Sales chart and at No. 189 on the Global Excl. US chart.

“Rollin’,” which was Written by Brave Brothers, Chakun, and Two Champ, is a dance-pop song which features tropical house elements.

BTS’ ‘Butter’ is the Third Most Liked Song on MelOn in 2021

Two time Grammy-nominee BTS takes the third spot as the most liked song on MelOn with their hit single “Butter,” which has 258,431 likes so far.

BTS(Photo : Twitter: @bts_bighit)

“Butter,” which is BTS’ second English-language digital single, was released back on May 21, 2021. It is an infectious dance-pop and disco-pop song with elements of EDM, and was was written by BTS member RM, Jenna Andrews, Robert Grimaldi, Stephen Kirk, Alex Bilowitz, Sebastian Garcia, and Ron Perry.

The song went on to become a global success and broke numerous records, such as charting at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 for 10 weeks, and receiving a double platinum certification in the United States and a double-million in South Korea.

These are the Top 30 Most Liked Songs on MelOn in 2021:

*Dated November 17

1. IU – “Celebrity” (306,486)

2. Brave Girls – “Rollin'” (289,532)

3. BTS – “Butter” (258,431)

4. Lee Mujin – “Traffic light” (241,234)

5. IU – “LILAC” (224,224)

6. aespa – “Next Level” (224,874)

7. Justin Bieber feat. Daniel Caesar and Giveon – “Peaches” (207,737)

8. BTS – “Permission to Dance” (188,655)

9. The Kid LAROI and Justin Bieber – “STAY” (188,259)

10. MSG Wannabe (M.O.M) – “Foolish Love” (164,700)

11. Heize – “HAPPEN” (162,050)

12. D-Hack and PATEKO – “OHAYO MY NIGHT” (160,967)

13. Oh My Girl – “Dun Dun Dance” (147,593)

14. AKMU and IU – “NAKKA” (153,332)

15. Taeyeon – “Weekend” (151,842)

16. BLACKPINK Rosé – “On The Ground” (145,103)

17. IU – “strawberry moon” (157,894)

18. STAYC – “ASAP” (133,392)

19. Brave Girls – “We Ride” (131,230)

20. Coldplay and BTS – “My Universe” (135,839)

21. IU – “My sea” (127,579)

22. Homies feat. UNEDUCATED KID and Paul Blanco – “Siren Remix” (121,023)

23. NCT DREAM – “Hot Sauce” (115,751)

24. ASH ISLAND – “MELODY” (116,250)

25. Red Velvet Joy –  “Hello” (14,935)

26. aespa – “Savage” (121,514)

27. IU – “Hold my hand” (175,269)

28. IU – “Coin” (107,417)

29. Highlight Yoseob and Apink Eunji – “LOVE DAY (2021)” (105,382)

30. IU – “Ah puh” (109,458)

Source: KpopStarz