IU is gaining popularity day by day with her hit songs. Now she has bben officially crowned as the Korean soloist with the most music show wins in history.
IU’s nostalgic pop single “LILAC” recorded over 260 Perfect All-Kills on the Korean charts in just few weeks like her other singles.
IU’s most-awarded song on music shows is “Celebrity” with 11 wins followed by “Palette” and “You&I” with 10 wins each. Her “Lilac”, “BbiBbi”, “Good Day”, “The Red Shoes”, and “Blueming” have all received over five wins.
On 17th April IU’s “LILAC” made her the most-awarded soloist on music shows in Korean history. Her “LILAC” scored its sixth win on MBC‘s Show! Music Core by making 85 wins in total.
Previously this record was originally held by Kim Gun Mo, who is considered the most successful Korean singer of the 1990s. The male pop and ballad singer holds 84 wins in total, one shy of IU’s new record.
Out of the top five, 71-year-old folk-pop and trot singer Cho Yong Pil has 80 wins, former album sale record holder Shin Seung Hun has 74 wins, and worldwide icon PSY has 63 wins. IU also becomes the only female soloist to hit on this top-five ranking.