Weekly’s “After School” is # 3 on the Spotify K-Pop chart

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Rookie group Weekly’s “After School” came in at number three on Spotify’s list of “10 Best K-Pop Songs of 2021,” unveiled on the streaming platform’s social media accounts on Tuesday.

The list names hits from popular K-pop groups including aespa, ITZY, BTS, and Twice. Ratings are decided based on song streams from Spotify’s “K-Pop Daebak” playlist, with aespa’s “Next Level” (2021) entering at number 1.

“K-Pop Daebak” is Spotify’s first K-pop editorial playlist, launched in 2014. As of December 24, the playlist had over 3.3 million followers.

“After School” also appeared on TIME Magazine’s “25 Best K-pop Songs of 2021” on December 20 and “TIME Magazine’s“ Best K-Pop Songs and Albums of 2021 ”on December 9.

“For a band that is just over a year old, Weekly wasted no time in establishing a branded, sparkling sparkling sound that they can really make their own,” NME said in the article.

“Listening to ‘After School’ by Weekly is like getting a dopamine boost,” TIME said.

Weekly are a seven-member girl group who debuted in June of last year with the song “Tag Me (@Me)”. “After School”, the flagship track from his third EP, “We play”, released in March, landed at # 1 on Spotify’s Viral 50 Global chart.

BY SHIN MIN-HEE [shin.minhee@joongang.co.kr]

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