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[V Report Plus] iKON’s ‘Killing Me’ earns Billboard's praise, tops iTunes charts in 24 countries

  • Published : Aug 3, 2018 - 13:46
  • Updated : Aug 3, 2018 - 13:46

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iKON returned with “Killing Me” Thursday to complete its “New Kids” trilogy, roughly six months after the January mega-hit “Love Scenario” which continues to chart high to this day.

Billboard published an extensive cover on the band’s new extended play, in which US-based entertainment media deemed the song “haunting,” and “a dramatic return.”

“Killing Me” is “unlike most K-pop songs,” Billboard said, in that it “forgoes a titular earworm hook,” choosing instead a more “dramatic declaration.”

The Billboard-acclaimed “New Kids: Continue” fronted by “Killing Me” helped iKON achieve a new feat by topping iTunes’ albums chart in 24 countries as of Friday.

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By The Korea Herald (khnews@heraldcorp.com)

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