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Girl group (G)I-DLE’s 4th EP 'I burn' tops iTunes album charts in 51 countries
(G)I-DLE [ILGAN SPORTS]
(G)I-DLE [ILGAN SPORTS]
 
K-pop girl group (G)I-DLE’s 4th EP “I burn” is topping iTunes album charts in 51 countries including the Netherlands, New Zealand, Canada, Russia, Brazil and Italy, the group's agency Cube Entertainment announced Wednesday.
 
“I burn” was released on Monday and the music video of its title track “Hwaa” hit 10 million on YouTube just 29 hours after its release. “Hwaa” has also been topping domestic real-time music charts since its release. 
 
The song was created by the group’s leader Soyeon and Korean composer Pop Time, who composed the girls’ previous single “DUMDi DUMDi,” released last year.  
 
“I burn” comes as the fourth in the “I” series that (G)I-DLE began in may 2018 with the band’s debut EP “I am,” followed by 2019’s “I made” and last year’s “I trust.”
 
BY YIM SEUNG-HYE   [yim.seunghye@joongang.co.kr]
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