[MHN Jung Halim reporter] Singer IU hits first place in idol ranking service 'Acha Ranking' for the second week of May.
Announced on the 22nd, IU garnered 1,614 digital music points, 17 album points, 2,863 Youtube points, and 741 social media points, for a total of 5,310 points in 'Acha Ranking', leading to her to place 1st for the second week in a row.
IU had her birthday back in the 16th, which occasion led to her donating to Child Fund Korea and the Social Welfare corporation 함께걷는아이 (Kids Walking) with her fans. Her agency EDAM Entertainment stated that "Like the names of 'IU' and 'UAENA', let out hearts be together even if our bodies can't. Whatever good comes out, let's face it together."
2nd place went to BTS, who had a total of 3269 points. BTS are continuing their high placement on the Billboard charts for twelve concecutive weeks, continuing to prove their worldwide fame.
Following them are BOL4 with 2569 points, Oh my Girl with 2190 points, Im Yeong-oon with 1757 points, Yeong-tak with 1726 points, DAY6 with 1612 points, TWICE with 1284 points, NU'EST with 1182 points, and Paul Kim with 1056 points, with them setting the top 10 places.
As a side note, Rain's 2017 song 'GANG' was brought back to the spotlight on MBC's 'Hang out with Yoo', leading to Rain gaining a rapid rise in the rankings through his high Youtube score, landing him on 24th.
IU hits 1st in Idol 'Acha Ranking' Chart for two consecutive weeks
BTS second, with BOL4 and Oh My Girl following suit