New Records set by PSY & IU


You know, PSY and IU attracted attention from many k-pop fans by appearing in SBS' "Fantastic Duo" aired on May 28 and June 4. Did you enjoy the show? The two top k-pop stars caught eyes and ears of viewers by showing outstanding performance, and they absolutely proved that they're two of the most competent k-pop singers. By the way, that's not all. PSY and IU also proved their great influence on the world of Korean entertainment world by setting new records. Let's see what those are.



Record #1: The highest viewing rate per minute

After finishing recording the show, PSY, who is well known for his great passion for concert suggested "A/S Concert", saying "I simply can't go back home. I want to have more fun with you". After then, along with IU, he showed passionate performance, while it is very exceptional that a guest of "Fantastic Duo" suggests an after-party after finishing recording the show.

Well, the scene recorded 11.2 percent viewing rate per minute, which is the show's highest viewing rate per minute ever.


Record #2: 10,561 followers

The official Facebook page of "Fantastic Duo" now has about 115,000 followers, while 10,561 followers of the total followed the page in the last two weeks. What do you think it means? Yeah, PSY & IU's appearance in the program attracted much public attention, and many people who wanted to watch videos and pictures of the two top stars followed the page.


Record #3: The most viewed video

The video of PSY and IU's "What would have been" became the most viewed video on NAVER's "Fantastic Duo 2" channel, while about 700,000 people watched the video so far. That's not all. PSY and IU's videos filled out the top 5 out of the top 10 ranks. Thanks to great popularity of PSY and IU's videos, the channel, which was launched 10 weeks ago finally reached 10 million views in total.



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