A hot topic among gg stans is how the caveat of female artist/girl group always has to be attached to a gg achievement cause a bg sold more, charted better, etc. So, what are some gg achievements that DONT require it? The only ones i know of are...
- Boa is the first korean act to ever chart on BB200.
- Wonder Girls 'Nobody' is the first korean song to enter the Hot100.
- SNSD having the best selling album 2 years in a row (2010 and 2011) as well as;
= Only idol group with Melon song of the decade with Gee
= Only idol group to have a Japanese album certified million (RIAJ) with Girls' Generation (2011)
= Highest peak on Gallup Korea for any artist ever (31.5%, combining all age groups in 2010)
= Only artist to have the most popular and second most popular song on Gallup Korea not just one year, but two in a row (2009, 2010)
= The Boys being the number one album on Gaon monthly for 3 months in a row,
= First MV with 100 million views, First artist to get 100 music show wins.
- Twice have the most album certificates (Gaon with 7) of any idol group, and being the foreign artist with the most streaming certificates for Japan (12).
= They are the first kpop group to receive a Platinum RIAJ streaming cert (100M) with a korean song
= Fastest kpop artist to hit 1B and 2B spotify streams (added in 2018).
= Kpop act with the most followers on Line Music (JPN platform)
- Blackpink has the most subscribers on YT, D4 is also the most viewed mv by a kpop group and first group mv to hit 1B views, and they have the most viewed dance practice as well.
= Only kpop group to have 3 mvs over 1B views.
= D4 has the highest weekly gain for Gaon index of any act (+85M) and is the only 3rd gen song to get 1M ULs in 24 hours.
= HYLT is the best selling single album of any kpop act
= Whistle is the only debut song to receive a PAK (Perfect All-Kill)
- Miss A is the only kpop group to win SOTY with a debut song.
What are some others? Stream Gidle's Hwa btw