Bugs Music chart marks 20-year anniversary with celebration page
Singer IU was the most popular artist over the 20-year history of the Bugs Music chart, according to its operator NHN on Friday. A new service page was also launched on its website and mobile app to celebrate the meaningful year.
Bugs Music updated the page to look back on its 20-year chart history, revealing that singer IU took the No. 1 spot the most, 185 in total. She was followed by boy band Big Bang with 175 times and duo Davichi with 118 times.
The song with the most likes was "I Miss You" (2002) by Kim Bum-soo, followed by "I Love You" (2003) by Tim and "Maybe..." (2003) by Buzz.
IU's "Through the Night" (2017) stayed on the Top 100 chart the longest with 145 weeks in total, followed by Paul Kim's "Rain" (2016) with 105 weeks. Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You" (2017) took third place with 97 weeks.
"We thank everyone who has loved and supported Bugs throughout the years, and promise to provide them with high quality music service that can be enjoyed by both the artists and listeners," NHN said.
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