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Side promoted songs that became popular?

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  1. RainingStarlight

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    Like EXO's The Eve, they never had a music video, but like all artists they usually promote an extra b-side track on the side, while their main song was Kokobop. What are some side-promoted songs that became popular?


    lowkey bitter that Redvelvet's Look didn't catch steam. tis a bop.
     
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    Go Go and Mic Drop by BTS. Go Go is actually the best selling b-side from a boygroup in 2017 as well with over 400K downloads. Both songs also still charting on the Melon top 100 during non-zombie hours as well :excitedr:
     
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    It was so popular that sm sent SHINee back to music shows to promote it after RDD promo was over
    It had over a mil digital and it didn't even get a MV
    Still bitter
     
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    Kara's Mister
     
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    i would go with go go
    mic drop got released once again so it's not a deep cut anymore
     
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    Taeyeon's 'U R' from her debut album 'I' has over 500,000 DLs.
     
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    Kara was promoting Wanna, but Mister became more popular even if it was Bside

    2NE1 In the Club, Minzy Superwoman, SNSD Check, Star Star Star, TTS Adrenaline
     
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    Hero and Stuck by Monsta X, they had fancy dance practices and became 2 of Monsta X's most popular songs, but both were B Sides
     
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    Winner's Don't Flirt was a b-side and sold over a million. It's the highest selling b-side since 2NE1's Crush b-sides, I think. For EXIT:E, Baby Baby was originally the main title track but Sentimental outsold it.
     
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    bts go go (one of the most viewed lives too) & mic drop
     
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    most of BigBang's b-sides

    Most recently, I thought Winner's Air did pretty well along with Everyd4y - they were definitely getting a ton of requests to do it on music shows and I saw it performing pretty decently on the charts
     
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    The legendary "Don't Flirt" by Winner
     
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    BTS - Save me, Go Go, Dope
     

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