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BGYO drops newest single ‘The Baddest;’ tops iTunes Philippines, other overseas charts

Fast-rising P-Pop group, BGYO just dropped its highly-anticipated new single, The Baddest, and the fans are going crazy.

Fast-rising P-Pop group, BGYO just dropped its highly-anticipated new single, The Baddest, and the fans are going crazy.

Marking their comeback after their brief hiatus, The Baddest lives up to the hype it generated before its release at midnight, today, August 20.

Before its release, a massive social media campaign was launched to tease the fans of the boys’ return to the limelight. Photo and video teasers featuring Nate, Mikki, JL, Akira, and Gelo, were released online. Various theories about what the upcoming official music video would be about, including the appearance of Kapamilya actress, Liza Soberano. A separate teaser hints that a woman will be indeed part of The Baddest official MV, which is set for release at 8 PM, August 20

The reception from fans was sensational, as the track immediated penetrated various music charts, not just in the Philippines, but also in various parts of the world. The release also took Twitter by storm when the official hashtag #BGYOtheBaddestCB peaked at no.1 among the top trends.

On iTunes, the track debuted at no.1 in the Philippines.

In other parts of the world, the track also charted on iTunes Hongkong, Singapore, New Zealand and Taiwan, at #15, #52, #78, and #170, respectively, just two hours after the song’s release.

The track also landed on Spotify’s RADAR Philippines playlist, which tracks fresh releases from new artists projected to rise.

Reception from fans have also been massive, with most fans noting how this track is different from the group’s previously-released singles, The Light, He’s Into Her, Runnin’, and When We Were Young. Fans were particularly commending JL Toreliza’s breathtaking falsettos and Akira’s smooth runs and powerful range. Mikki’s rapping skills, as well as Nate’s lovely vocals are noticed too. The group’s leader, Gelo, didn’t disappoint in both his vocal and rapping skills.

The official music video of the track is scheduled for release at 8 PM, August 20. Fans, however, can now stream the track on various digital platforms, including Spotify, Deezer, and Apple Music.



 

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