Gaon Digital Chart, part of Gaon Music Chart, is a national chart that ranks the best-selling songs in South Korea, provided by the Korea Music Content Industry Association. The chart is an aggregate of digital downloads, streaming and background music. It ranks all songs, as well as separate rankings for domestic and international, in weekly, monthly and year-end charts. It started tracking sales on 11 April 2010.[2] It is complied from online data provided by web-based music providers Olleh Music, genie, Melon, Mnet, Soribada, Cyworld, Naver Music, Daum Music and Bugs.


The Gaon Music Chart was launched in February 2010. It was originally planned to be a bi-annual chart when the Gaon Charts launched in early 2010.[3] Eventually, the chart covered this and was released weekly and monthly like all the additional charts.

Lists of number ones

International chart

Songs with the most weeks at number one

5 weeks

4 weeks

3 weeks

Artist with most number one songs

The current holder who has the most number one songs after 2010 is IU with 14. She is followed by 2NE1 (9 songs), Big Bang, Girls' Generation, Huh Gak and Sistar (8 songs), and Davichi (5 songs).

ArtistIU2NE1Big Bang, Girls' Generation, Huh Gak, SistarDavichi
Total songs14986

Artist with most weeks at number one

The current holder who has won the most weeks at number one is IU with 26 weeks. She's followed by, Big Bang (13 weeks), 2NE1 & Sistar (11 weeks), and Girls' Generation (10 weeks).

ArtistIUBig Bang2NE1, SistarGirls' Generation
Total weeks26131110

Artist with most months at number one

The current top 5 holder who has won the most months at number one are Big Bang and 2NE1 with 7 months, IU (6 months), Davichi (4 months) and Girls' Generation (3 months) .

ArtistBig Bang and 2NE1IUDavichiGirls' Generation, PSY
Total months7643

Year-end chart