Genie is a South Korean music platform that specializes in the production and distribution of music, as well as providing online music streaming services. Catering to 20% of the country’s total streaming users, it is the 2nd most used South Korean music streaming platform.
The app is only accessible in South Korea. In order for the streams to be counted, passes are needed to play the full song, which can be obtained by buying the album.
Genie helps to acquire digital points, which qualify for possible wins on the following music shows: SBS Inkigayo , KBS Music Bank, Mnet M COUNTDOWN, MBC Music Show Champion (Show! Music Core), and SBS MTV The Show. Wins on music shows help to increase a group’s popularity and rewards them for their hard work.
- Streams of songs contribute to the music charts; streams of music videos contribute towards separate music video charts.
- Only 1 stream per song per day counts for the Genie music charts.