Pick Me (song)

"Pick Me" is a song by contestants of Produce 101. It was released online as a digital single on December 17, 2015 by CJ E&M, along with a music video. It was unveiled for the first time on Episode 453 of M! Countdown that same day. The group was presented by Jang Keun-suk, and 98 out of 101 members showcased their talents through the song.[1][2][3]

"Pick Me"
Produce 101 - PICK ME.jpg
Single by Produce 101 contestants
ReleasedDecember 17, 2015
Recorded2015
Genre
Length3:46
LabelCJ E&M
Songwriter(s)Midas-T
Producer(s)
Music video
"Pick Me" on YouTube

The song was used in the South Korean legislative elections for the National Assembly.[4][5]

CompositionEdit

"Pick Me" is an electronic dance music song, composed and written by veteran composer Kim Chang-hwan under the pen name Midas-T.[6]

Commercial performanceEdit

"Pick Me" debuted at number 45 on the Gaon Digital Chart, on the chart issue dated February 2–13, 2016, as a hot track.[7] In its second week, the song climbed to number 24.[8] In its third week, the song peaked at number 9.[9]

The song entered at number 30 for the month of February 2016 and peaked at number 13 for the month of March.[10][11]

The song placed at number 53 for the 2016 year-end chart, with 893,723 downloads sold and 38,956,800 streams.[12][13][14]

ChartsEdit

Chart Peak
position
Sales
Gaon Digital Chart 9[9] 893,723[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "프로듀스 101, '엠카운트다운'서 첫 공개…국내외 연습생 101명 중 최후의 11인은?". Chosun (in Korean). Retrieved 26 December 2015.
  2. ^ Park, So-hyun (2015-12-18). "'프로듀스101' 오는 27일 현장 평가…국민 심사 받는다". Xports News (in Korean). Retrieved 26 December 2015.
  3. ^ Kim, Eun-jeong (2015-12-18). "'프로듀스101', 머뭇거릴 시간 없다...응원하고 싶다면 지금부터!". Herald Pop (in Korean). Retrieved 26 December 2015.
  4. ^ "'Produce 101's 'Pick Me' theme song used for an election campaign?".
  5. ^ ""Produce 101" Song "Pick Me" Will Be Used For Upcoming South Korean Elections - Soompi". www.soompi.com.
  6. ^ "[단독] '프로듀스101' 주제곡 '픽미', 알고보니 '히트메이커' 김창환 작품". TV Report (Naver). Retrieved April 22, 2016.
  7. ^ "7th Week of 2016 - Digital Chart". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  8. ^ "8th Week of 2016 - Digital Chart". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  9. ^ a b "9th Week of 2016 - Digital Chart". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  10. ^ "February 2016 - Digital Chart". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  11. ^ "March 2016 - Digital Chart". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  12. ^ "2016 year-end - Digital Chart". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  13. ^ a b "2016 year-end - Download Chart". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2018-06-29.
  14. ^ "2016 year-end - Streaming Chart". gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2018-06-29.