South Korean girl group, ITZY, is making headlines for all the right reasons. The band made a name for themselves from day one, like their first song DALLA DALLA gained massive acclaim from critics.
From incredible sets to splendid choreography, the five-member group has done it all. Most recently, ITZY dropped the tracklist for their upcoming comeback. Checkmate.
Fans are now eagerly awaiting what the band has to offer.
With new concepts and attractive visuals, it would be interesting to see K-pop’s future global dominating girl group.
In light of that, let’s take a look at ITZY’s journey and their most viewed music videos.
5 Most Viewed ITZY Music Videos That Left an Impression on Fans
5) Not shy
With dramatic entrances and smoldering looks, the hit song ranks at number 5 on this list with 192 million views. Not shy was released on August 17, 2020, as the lead single from the band’s album of the same name.
The pop track has elements of hip-hop and rock. Not shy ranked #124 on Billboard Global 200 and #70 on Billboard Global Excl. US Charts, which explains the massive success of a K-pop song.
The music video gives off a hardcore, rebellious vibe that justifies the title. The upbeat music and catchy tunes turn heads and rightly so.
4) In the morning
In the morning, also called mafia in the morning was released on April 30, 2021. It is the first single from ITZY’s fourth Extended Play, Guess who. With stunning visuals and amazing transitions, the track has garnered 218 million views.
The hit song peaked at number ten on the Gaon Digital Chart and number 7 on Billboard’s K-pop Hot 100.
In the morning is a pop song with suspenseful synths that keep the listener hooked and captivated. Lyrically, it talks about secretly stealing the heart of the person you admire.
With the video of ICE, the band members have done a great job of showing that trust has the power to change people’s perspectives. The video shows the band members appearing in a casual cafe in glamorous outfits and even has them shopping in bold and bright neon colors.
The track was released on July 28, 2019, as part of ITZY’s first Extended Play, It’s frozen. It has received 248 million views at the time of writing and continues to grow. The lyrics tell how to ignore all the negativities people throw at them.
“They keep talking, I keep walking.”
ICE also focuses on empowerment with its strong visuals and energetic beats. The dynamic that each member portrays in the music video is noteworthy.
2) DALLA DALLA
DALLA DALLA was released on February 12, 2019, as the lead single from ITZY’s debut album, It’s different. The song was a huge hit and garnered 17.1 million views just 24 hours after its release. The numbers placed the group as the most-watched debut music video by a K-pop group in 24 hours.
With 308 million views, the track advocates self-confidence and focuses on self-confidence. DALLA DALLAIs translated by ‘different‘ in English, and the piece is called a fusion piece. It contains elements of hip hop, electropop, EDM and house.
The lyrics reflect the band’s attempt to get people to kiss each other:
“I’m different from other kids. Don’t try to measure me on your level, I love myself, I’m a little different, yeah. I’m different from you.”
1) WANT TO
Save the best for last, the band’s hit WANT TO topped the list with 448 million views. The song was released on March 9, 2020, as part of the band’s second extended play titled It’s me.
It’s no surprise that it’s the band’s most watched song and managed to garner 11 million views just 24 hours after its release.
WANT TO is a reminder that people should focus on who they really are instead of burying themselves in the shackles of society. It emphasizes individuality and the freedom to achieve what one wants without worrying about the expectations of others.
From cutting your hair short to taking off your heels before you hit the runway, the members of ITZY try to show the effects of breaking down the societal norms that hold you back.
Moreover, the choreography of the track is also top-notch. With groovy moves and energetic lineups, the band outdid themselves.