Most Viewed K-Pop Videos in America & Around the World: September 2015

Courtesy of SM Entertainment

Red Velvet

While there was very little movement when tracking August's most-viewed K-pop videos in the U.S. and around the world, last month brought on a lot more competition and highlighted the differences between America and the rest of the world's YouTube habits. Red Velvet landed atop both rankings with their "Dumb Dumb" video with the No. 1 indicates continuing strong interest from both territories again after their "Ice Cream Cake" vid crowned both lists in March.

Below Red Velvet is where things start getting really interesting, though. On the American list, new boy bands fill the rest of the Top 5 as Seventeen, iKON and DAY6 -- all of whom have only one or two EPs under their belts -- rank at Nos. 2-4 respectively, followed by GOT7 who is still young with less than two years since debuting. Especially notable is that all four acts land above "Magic" by Super Junior (at No. 6) -- a veteran boy band with a decade in the industry. At least in America, it seems to indicate an affinity towards fresh male acts.

Even newbie act UP10TION, who was born out the smaller Top Media label, sent their debut video for "So Dangerous" to the stateside list, as did new, male solo star Jooyoung with "Wet." But neither hit the international one. Don't be surprised if one of the aforementioned acts announce a new U.S. concert in the next few months.

Top K-Pop Videos

But on the worldwide chart, the classics still reign supreme. SuJu's "Magic" ranks at No. 3, only beaten by newbies iKON who were the ultra-hyped boy band from K-pop mega-label YG Entertainment (home to PSY, 2NE1 and BIGBANG) and were created on a reality TV program.

Seventeen, GOT7 and DAY6's latest vids rank respectively at Nos. 4-6 while longstanding acts CNBLUE and HyunA, with five and eight years in the K-pop industry respectively, place at in the world list at Nos. 8 and 10. 

With data provided by YouTube, check out September 2015's charts below with a playlist that you can click through to watch each video, only here on Billboard:

Most Viewed K-Pop Videos in America - September 2015:

1. Red Velvet, "Dumb Dumb"
2. Seventeen, "Mansae"
3. iKON, "My Type"
4. DAY6, "Congratulations"
5. GOT7, "If You Do"
6. Super Junior, "Magic"
7. Gary featuring Miwoo, "Get Some Air"
8. Jessie, "Ssenunni"
9. UP10TION, "So Dangerous"
10. Jooyoung featuring Superbee, "Wet"

Most Viewed K-Pop Videos in the World - September 2015:

1. Red Velvet, "Dumb Dumb"
2. iKON, "My Type"
3. Super Junior, "Magic"
4. Seventeen, "Mansae"
5. GOT7, "If You Do"
6. DAY6, "Congratulations"
7. Gary featuring Miwoo, "Get Some Air"
8. CNBLUE, "Cinderella"
9. HyunA, "Run & Run"
10. Kyung Park featuring Park Boram, "Ordinary Love"


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