{ bobby's achievements as a member of ikon, unless otherwise stated } ikon is a seven-membered boy group formed by yg entertainment and is based on south korea. they debuted with their warm-up single 취향저격 (my type) on september 15, 2015. their debut album welcome back, however, was split into two releases― the half album, which contained six tracks; and the full album in two versions: green and red, which contained five out of the six tracks from the half album plus five new ones, and a remix rock version of one of their title tracks "rhythm ta". they released seven singles out of the total twelve tracks from the album, all seven singles having its own music video. ikon's debut was a huge success, setting many new records for any kpop group acts.

  • since the release of their warm-up single my type on september 15th 2015, the song:
    • got 18 melon roof-hits. (meaning, the amount of people streaming the song at the same time in the number one music streaming app in korea melon was too high that it hit the chart roof.)
      • this makes ikon the very first kpop group to hit the melon roof with their debut song. (and they didn't hit it just once, but 18 times!)
    • received a certified all-kill (meaning, the song claimed the number one spot on all eight major korean music charts.) from instiz.
      • making ikon the first group ever to debut with a certified all-kill.
    • won the weekly popularity award on melon for five consecutive weeks! (september 28th, and all mondays of october 2015.)
      • note: melon weekly popularity award is announced every mondays.
    • despite only being released on the last quarter of 2015, it sold 1,026,575+ digital sales by the end of the year.
      • making them the only rookie group to sell over a million in 2015.
      • along with their company senior bigbang, they are the only groups to ever sell over a million in the entire 2015!
    • received 3 awards from music shows. (one from mbc's show! music core and two from sbs' inkigayo.)
      • by which two won without them making their official debut appearance on any music shows.
    • got a triple crown on gaon chart. (the national chart of south korea.)
      • this means the song took the number one spot on the digital chart, download chart, and streaming chart. my type was number one on all three for the 39th week of the year 2015 (from september 13 to september 19).
    • won song of the year on the gaon chart kpop awards for the month of september 2015.
    • [ !!! ] peaked on third position on billboard's world digital songs chart by october 3rd 2015.
      • note : billboard is united states' national music chart!
    • upon the first 24 hours of my type's music video release on youtube, it had 1,700,000+ views.
    • was also a huge success on china.
      • the music video for my type took the number one spot on the mv chart and kpop mv chart of china's biggest music streaming site, qq music.
      • it was also number one on this week's new song mv chart and kpop mv chart on youku, china's biggest video site.
    • was confirmed to be the best-selling song of 2015 by a rookie group.
    • fun fact: since my type was a "warm-up single", they achieved all those aforementioned achievements without any promotions! :")
  • ikon made their official debut and released welcome back (debut half album) on october 1st 2015 which had six tracks, two of which are singles: airplane, a melow sad song, and a hiphop track rhythm ta.
    • rhythm ta:
      • by far the second best-selling song of ikon, garnering half a million sales by the end of 2015.
      • received an award from mnet's m! countdown on october 8th 2015.
  • yg entertainment announced that the release of the full version of the album will be moved from november 2nd to december 24th, but to make it up to the fans, they released two new singles: 지못미 (apology) by the whole group, and 이리오너라 (anthem) by bobby and b.i, ikon's first sub-unit.
    • apology:
      • got two melon roof-hits.
      • won melon weekly popularity award for two weeks (november 23rd and 30th 2015).
      • received an award from sbs' inkigayo on november 29th 2015.
      • also claimed number one spot on two of gaon's weekly charts: digital and download, for the 48th week of 2015 (from november 15 to november 21).
      • [ !!! ] was ranked number three on billboard's world digital songs chart by december 5th 2015.
  • ikon released the full album on december 24th with another two new singles: dumb and dumber and 왜 또 (what's wrong?).
    • dumb and dumber:
      • on 14th, 21st and 28th january of 2016, won number one on mnet's m! countdown.
  • since the release of their album welcome back:
    • the half album has debuted number three on billboard's best world albums chart by 17th october 2015.
    • the full album, however, was number two on the same chart by january 16th 2016.
    • holds the overall highest first month gaon sales for a debut album with 82,202 copies sold (the half album alone).
    • here are each songs from the album's digital sales as retrieved from the gaon chart recently:
      • dumb and dumber : 237,511+
      • 왜 또 (what's wrong?) : 148,559+
      • 아니라고 (i miss you so bad) : 136,602+
      • rhythm ta : 564,564+
      • 이리오너라 (anthem) : 145,516+
      • 지못미 (apology) : 437,915+
      • airplane : 248,429+
      • 취향저격 (my type) : 1,113,646+
      • 오늘따라 (today) : 126,898+
      • welcome back : 96,605+
      • 솔직하게 (M.U.P; make you proud) : 91,392+
    • welcome back album also had a japanese version released on 13th of january 2016, which marked ikon's official japanese debut. the japanese version of welcome back:
      • contains both korean and japanese versions of their pre-debut and post-debut singles in separate discs.
      • peaked number one on daily album chart of oricon, japan's national music chart.
      • sold 53,207+ copies on the first day! damn.
    • by the end of their debut era promotions (span of 4 months), welcome back:
      • has over 3.3+ million digital album sales.
      • has 180,000+ physical album sales (half, full and japanese version combined).
  • ikon won the best male rookie award five times: on the 2015 melon music awards, 2015 mnet asian music awards, 2016 seoul music awards, 2016 golden disk awards and on the 5th gaon chart k-pop awards (2016). if that ain't slayage then idek what is.
  • ikon won the best group award on the 2015 netease attitude awards in china.
  • as of the end of 2015, ikon has a total of 20 melon roof-hits.
    • making them the second boy group to have the most number of roof-hit count ever, next to bigbang.
    • number five on over-all kpop groups.
    • this is despite only after releasing one studio album, seven singles and being a rookie group.
  • on the last day of the debut era promotions (january 28th 2015), ikon has won their first triple crown. (meaning, they won number one on a music show for three consecutive weeks!)
    • their title track dumb and dumber had won number one on mnet's m! countdown for three consecutive weeks (january 14th, 21st and 28th.)
    • right, finishing off their debut era promotions with a bang!
  • ikon held their first and debut sold-out concert showtime on october 3rd 2015 at seoul olympic gymnastics arena (korea's largest concert hall), with approximately 13,000 attendees + over half a million people watched through naver's v app live broadcast.
    • who fucking holds a sold-out concert on their debut? only ikon!
    • honestly, i have never heard of anyone holding a concert upon their debut before aside from ikon, lmao.
  • ikon held a series of fanmeet events all across of japan and china, called ikontact (with a total of 26,600 attendees on japan alone), while simultaneously promoting and holding fansigning events in korea during the whole duration of their debut era promotions. just proving their foreign popularity relevancy. go get em cash boys.
  • by the end of the debut era promotions, ikon has a total of eight music show wins.
    • which is the most for any rookie group ever!!!!
    • [screaming] yes.
  • as of the moment that i am typing this, february 2nd 2016 8:21 pm, ikon has 651,753 youtube account subscribers and a total of 108,336,579 video views.
  • ikon held their second concert, ikoncert 2016 showtime tour in seoul on january 30th and 31st which was held again at seoul olympic gymnastics arena.
    • it was a two-day concert.
    • both days sold-out.
    • tickets were sold-out in 10 minutes.
    • approximately 24,000 attendees.
    • theyre a rookie group.
    • only debuted 4 months ago.
    • it's crazy.
    • they will be holding ikoncert in daegu on february 27th 2016 and in busan on march 5th 2016.
  • on february 2016, ikon will be holding their japan arena tour "ikon japan tour 2016".
    • making them the first ever rookie group to hold a japan arena tour.
    • fuck it up!
  • ikon was featured on itunes' main page for several countries including usa, singapore and japan.
  • [ !!!!! ] bobby, however, is credited as a co-lyricist for all the tracks in the welcome back album and a co-composer for the track anthem; with b.i being a co-composer, co-lyricist and the producer of the entire album.

all of the things mentioned above are ikon's very successful post-debut achievement. all those in just a span of four months! (from september 15th 2015 to january 28th 2016). *notes : { 1 } if you want to find the links to the music videos/live performances, please head to the "on-going" folder of this listography account. { 2 } i will be updating all the sales count throughout this entire list every now and then. updated last: 160202

jan 14 2016 ∞
feb 25 2016 +
user picture let's fly: reading this makes me strangely emotional jan 22 2016
user picture king of the youth: tbh, typing all these out is also making me emo, lmao. it ain't even done yet. damn, it's only been their debut era but look at all these achievements! :") jan 29 2016