IVE becomes the only girl group in the history of K-pop with most music show wins
Day after day, IVE, the rookie girl group from Starship Entertainment is making fans wonder if the ‘Big Three’ companies of K-pop really hold any power anymore as K-pop goes global. Back in the early days of K-pop, the industry was ruled by SM Entertainment, JYP Entertainment, and YG Entertainment but with the global success of BTS and the rise of other K-pop companies, there is really no difference in terms of the labels which an artist comes from.
IVE is the rookie group from Starship Entertainment, is home to groups like Monsta X, Cosmic Girls, Cravity and more but not really a big name. But IVE is determined to change the status of the label as the group has shown shocking growth since its debut. IVE released their debut single ‘ELEVEN’ (Eleven) on December 1, and the song was an overnight success. The song has now, months after its original release, bagged a new music show win for IVE making it their 13th win for the single.
IVE bags its 13th win for 'Eleven'
With their latest music show win for ‘Eleven’, IVE not only has 13 music show wins in total but they have marked a hattrick on all three major music shows in South Korea. Music show wins are a way for K-pop artists to be awarded for the new songs they release ever-so-often. While award shows are always there to serve the purpose of recognizing deserving talent, they are celebrated once a year where only the limited best artists bag wins. Thus, weekly music shows are a way to reward well-deserving artists every week.
Fastest ggs to win a Music Show after debut :— jun (@bbmb_) January 30, 2022
1) IVE - 7 days
2) ITZY - 9 days
3) IZ*ONE - 10 days
4) BLACKPINK - 13 days
5) (G)I-DLE - 20 days
6) miss A - 22 days
7) S.E.S - 23 days
8) GOT - 27 days 🆕
9) 2NE1 - 28 days
10) aespa - 61 days#GOTthebeat1stWin #StepBack1stWin pic.twitter.com/EFkMnot8zI
IVE won their first-ever music show win as of December 8, only seven days after their debut, making them the fastest girl group from the fourth generation of K-pop to do so. Not only that, but IVE also beat the monster rookies from SM Entertainment that have been dominating the genre of K-pop for the last year by beating their record of 61 days to bag their first win for their debut song ‘Black Mamba’.
4th Generation Girl Group debut songs with most Music Show Wins:— jun (@bbmb_) February 17, 2022
#1 IVE - 12 wins
#2 ITZY - 9 wins
#3 IZ*ONE & (G)-IDLE & KEP1ER - 3 wins
#4 VIVIZ - 2 wins (+1)
#5 aespa - 1 win#VIVIZ2ndWin#BOPBOP2ndWi pic.twitter.com/dDADrDuOon
IVE bag their third ‘triple crown’
With this IVE has the fastest record of music show wins after their debut, the six-member girl group also beat the record of many other artists in history becoming the only girl group from K-pop after groups like Seo Taiji and the Boys and Wanna One for having the most number of music show wins for their debut single.
K-Pop Idol Groups Debut Songs with most music shows wins in history 🏆:— IVE Charts (@chartsive) February 18, 2022
#1. Seo Taiji and Boys - "I Know" 26 wins
#2. Wanna One - "Energetic" 15 wins
#3. IVE - "ELEVEN" 13 wins ❤️#IVE #아이브 pic.twitter.com/BqG6XAIy3I
At present, IVE has a total of 13 music show wins with their latest one being on February 18 from KBS 2TV’s music show 'Music Bank'. IVE now has a total of 3 trophies from ''Music Bank', 4 trophies from 'Music Core', 3 trophies from 'Inkigayo' as well as 2 trophies from 'Show Champion' and one from 'The Show'. Following this win, which was announced without a broadcast due to the 2022 Winter Olympics, IVE members made an official statement from their label thanking fans.
In their statement IVE said, “It’s an honor to be able to achieve such a good performance even during this hiatus (Beijing Olympics). We want to say thank you to the company family and staff who always work hard by our side. We promise to work hard and come back with a good image so that the hard work of the staff and the support of Dive (IVE fans) can shine.”