Most-watched K-Pop clips in May 2022: PSY, LE SSERAFIM, more!

On June 1 KST, K-Pop Radar’s monthly charts for the most-watched K-Pop music videos on Youtube were updated to reflect data collected for the month of May. From “That That” by PSY to “FEARLESS” by LE SSERAFIM, these K-Pop clips were the most viewed on Youtube in May 2022!

PSY’s “That That” Is The Most-Watched K-Pop Music Video In May 2022

Taking the top spot to become the most-watched K-Pop music video of the month is none other than ‘Gangnam Style’ hitmaker PSY with his latest release ‘That That’ featuring the BTS rapper, Suga!

According to K-Pop Radar, “That That,” which was released on April 29, garnered a total of 161,778,818 views on its music video on Youtube in May alone.

“That That” is the lead single from PSY’s eighth studio album “PSY 9th”, which is her first album release and comeback in five years, following her seventh studio album “4×2=8” released in May 2017.

“That That” features Suga, who was involved in the production of the song, along with PSY and El Capitxn. In fact, it was Suga who approached PSY to produce a song for him.

Initially, Suga was only meant to produce “That That,” but he got more involved with the song, with the BTS member eventually recording a rap verse and also appearing in the music video.

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(Photo: Instagram: @42psy42)
PSY (left) and Suga (right)

Following the song’s release, “That That” had garnered over 30 million views within the first 24 hours of its release. After a week, “That That” had accumulated more than 100 million views on Youtube.

It was also ranked No. 1 on Gaon’s digital chart and Billboard’s worldwide digital song sales chart. ARIA in Australia, No. 61 on the Official UK Singles Chart and No. 80 on Billboard’s Hot 100.

LE SSERAFIM’s “FEARLESS” Is The Second Most-Watched K-Pop Music Video In May 2022

Behind “That That” to become the second most-watched K-Pop music video for the month of April is THE SSERAFIM, HYBE and Source Music’s rookie girl group, and their debut song “FEARLESS.”

“FEARLESS,” which was released on May 2, garnered a total of 70,589,705 views on Youtube in May.

“FEARLESS” is the title track from the band’s debut mini album of the same name, and is described as an alternative funk and pop song, with its lyrics carrying the message of “moving forward without being shaken by the past”.

It was written and produced by American singer and hitmaker “TOMBOY” Destiny Rogers, featuring “Hitman” Bang (Bang Si Hyuk), Supreme Boi, Megatone, Score, Jaro, Blvsh, Josefin Glenmark, Oneye, Kyler Niko, Nikolay Mohr , Pau and Emmy Kasai.

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(Photo: Facebook: SSERAFIM)

After the song’s release, “FEARLESS” peaked at No. 12 on Billboard’s World Digital Song Sales Chart, No. 13 on Oricon’s Combined Singles Chart, No. 18 on Gaon’s Digital Chart, and No. 69. of Billboard’s Global 200.

It also entered Billboard charts in several countries, such as Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, and Vietnam.

Top 15 Most-Watched K-Pop Music Videos in May 2022:

*won in May

1. PSY – “What that” (+161 778 818)

2. THE SSERAFIM – “WITHOUT FEAR” (+70 589 705)

3. Jessi – “ZOOM” (+45 709 542)

4. ASTRO – “Candy Sugar Pop” (+35,235,240)

5. SEVENTEEN – “HOT” (+31,502,903)

6. NCT DREAM – “Beatbox” (+31,009,988)

7. PSY – “Gangnam Style” (+29,247,924)

8. TXT – “Good Boy Gone Bad” (+28,398,548)

9. BTS – “Dynamite” (+25,757,123)

10. ONEUS – “Bring it on” (+24,383,357)

11.IVE – “LOVE DIVE” (+23,918,429)

12. BLACKPINK – “Killing This Love” (+20,777,818)

13. Kang Daniel – “Inside Out” (+20,657,445)

14. BLACKPINK – “DDU-DU DDU-DU” (+19,963,201)

15. (G)I-DLE – “TOMBOY” (+19,913,669)

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Written by Robyn Joan

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