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Three Members of 2NE1 Reunite on World Digital Song Sales Chart

Former 2NE1 band mates CL, Park Bom and Sandara Park all made their long-awaited musical comebacks this year.

It’s (somewhat) of a 2NE1 reunion on the charts this week.

Three members of the record-setting K-pop group appear on Billboard‘s World Digital Song Sales chart this week dated Dec. 21, 2019. Led by CL, the rapper and former leader of the group, the star has four entries on the list this week as she’s released two new songs every week of December. “+DONE161201+” stays strong at No. 3, where it debuted last week, followed by “+PARADOX171115+ (which debuts at No. 7 this week), “+REWIND170205+” (which falls from No. 4 to No. 8) and “+I QUIT180327+” (which debuts at No. 9). 


This brings CL’s total number of World Digital Song Sales hits to six, all of which have hit the Top 10 and includes one No. 1 in “Daddy” alongside PSY. With two new Top 5 hits to her name, CL now ties IU as the female K-pop soloist with the second-most Top 5 entries on World Digital Song Sales, only surpassed by Sunmi with five.

Further on down, Park Bom and Sandara Park — both vocalists in 2NE1 — see their new holiday collaboration “The First Snow” debut at No. 19 on Word Digital Song Sales. Earlier this year, the two teamed up for another track, “Spring,” which hit No. 2 on the tally.

2NE1 was made up of four members with the youngest, Minzy, not currently promoting music but the singer has one World Digital Song entry to her name with “Ninano,” which bowed at No. 18 in 2017.


Altogether, 2NE1 earned sixteen top 10 hits together and were the first K-pop group to hit No. 1 on World Digital Song Sales when their signature hit, “I Am the Best,” rose to the top of the chart. They earned one more No. 1 when their final single together, “Goodbye” performed as a trio by CL, Bom and Dara, also topped the chart when released in early 2017.

2019 has marked the welcomed comeback from these women after a long period of silence since their group disbanded. Earlier this year, Park Bom talked to Billboard about a drug “controversy” in Korea was actually a misunderstanding due to her mental-health needs and kept her away from music for years until now, giving her the opportunity to also bring Dara back to the mic for not one but two songs. When it comes to CL, these are her first solo songs since 2015 despite a promising start with manager Scooter Braun that was seemingly on hold until she departed her former K-pop label YG Entertainment, which also housed 2NE1, just a month ago and has now brought new music.

Check out new music videos from the K-pop legends below: