KTOWN4U x DANITY UNION

Donation Event
Album discount (40%)

Separate from the DONATION EVENT. You can purchase your albums at discount price without donating. Platform & Video Call Sign available!

KOREAN TEAMS

Album Pre-Sales (Non-Ship Back Albums)
PAYPAL: kangdanielstrm.album@gmail.com

Streaming Passes, Song Purchases
PAYPAL: DanielKang.strm@gmail.com

KTOWN4U x DANITY UNION

Donation Event
Album discount (40%)

Separate from the DONATION EVENT. You can purchase your albums at discount price without donating. Platform & Video Call Sign available!

KOREAN TEAMS

Album Pre-Sales (Non-Ship Back Albums)
PAYPAL: kangdanielstrm.album@gmail.com

Streaming Passes, Song Purchases
PAYPAL: DanielKang.strm@gmail.com

STREAMING

GLOBAL SITES

Recommendations by YouTube Team:
Search for Kang Daniel + song title. Like/comment/share the official MV. Watch until the end. Close out or watch 2-3 other videos before watching again. Watch through different browsers, sites with the embedded video, or through YouTube features such as Watch Next or Trending. Share the MV. Watch while changing IP.

Do not use autoplay or incognito. Do not touch the playback bar (let the video finish without interruption). Do not use mute. Do not use multiple windows with 1 browser.

YouTube Premium → 1-month free trial, then $11.99/month (cancel anytime)
Includes YouTube Music Premium. Add-free & background play.

Click here for KONNECT’s channel and here for Daniel’s YouTube Music account. Daniel’s personal channel will have behind and practices.

Recommendations by Support:
iTunes/Apple Music are both iOS but are work on different systems.
iTunes is for buying a song/album. Apple Music is for streaming.

Buy on iTunes, delete it from library and stream it on Apple Music (min 30 seconds). Make a playlist of 2-3 songs and do not shuffle or play the playlist on repeat. Unmute while streaming.

All your purchased songs can be downloaded again anytime after you delete them. Search the song and click on the ‘Price’ dropdown and select the Download option.

Offline streaming of the Purchased/Downloaded songs aren’t counted as streaming. Artists get paid-per-play. Streaming online affect the ‘Average Daily Listeners’ record.

Click here for Daniel’s Apple Music account.

Recommendations by YouTube Team:
Sign up with an email or a Facebook account→ Search for Kang Daniel → Follow him & click ‘like’ his songs → Streaming

Free Premium trial → Download his songs after signing up for Premium
Premium Individual Plan 3 months for $9.99 USD + Tax

Check out additional recommendations by Support.

Click here for Daniel’s Spotify account.

KOREAN SITES

Kang Daniel’s artist page on Genie

• Verified and old unverified accounts (created before Jan 2021) can stream.
For unverified accounts: please have in mind that after the November 2021 app update, iOS/PC users can no longer activate passes. Android users can activate passes with an older version of the app. APKpure has older versions you can download.
• New accounts can’t be made outside Korea but you can buy/rent one.

 

Genie Tutorials

Check out streaming guides from YouTube Team and Support.

Kang Daniel’s artist page on Melon

• Only verified accounts (with Korean number) can stream.
• You can buy/rent an account.

 

Check out streaming guides from YouTube Team and Support.

Kang Daniel’s artist page on Bugs

The easiest app for international fans to stream on!
• You can still create an account with your own phone number, and you can buy your own passes. Follow this tutorial by kangbunny961210.

 

Check out streaming guides from YouTube Team and Support.

BUY/RENT verified accounts, streaming passes, download.
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MUSIC SHOWS CRITERIA

SBS MTV ‘The Show’

Tuesday 6PM KST

40% Digital (Gaon Digital Chart) / Score: 4,000
10% Album Sales (Hanteo Chart) / Score: 1,000
20% YouTube / Score: 2,000
15% Broadcast (times the song has been played by SBS MTV on their TV channel) / Score: 1,500
5% Pre-voting (STAR PLANET app | Fri 8PM – Mon 2PM KST) / Score: 500
10% Live-voting (STAR PLANET app) / Score: 1,500

STAR PLANET: TUTORIAL

MBC M ‘Show Champion’

Wednesday 6PM KST

35% Digital (Melon/Genie/Bugs/FLO) / Score: 3,500
15% Album Sales (Hanteo Chart) / Score: 1,500
10% YouTube / Score: 1,000
20% Broadcast (times the song has been played by MBC M on their TV channel) / Score: 2,000
20% Pre-voting (IDOL CHAMP app | Fri 8PM – Mon 2PM KST) / Score: 2,000

IDOL CHAMP: TUTORIAL

Mnet ‘M Countdown’

Thursday 6PM KST

40% Digital (Melon/Genie/Bugs/FLO) + 10% Global Music (Spotify/Apple Music Korea) / Score: 4,000 + 1,000
15% Album Sales (Gaon Chart) / Score: 1,500
10% YouTube / Score: 1,000
10% Broadcast (times the song has been played by Mnet on their TV channel) / Score: 1,000
15% Pre-voting (MNET.WORLD | Sat 12AM – Mon 11:59PM KST) / Score: 1,500
10% Live-voting (MNET.WORLD) / Score: 1,000 (hidden)

MNET.WORLD: TUTORIAL

KBS ‘Music Bank’

Friday 5PM KST

60% Digital (Weekly Top 200 Melon/Genie/Bugs/FLO/Vibe)
5% Album Sales (Gaon Chart)
5% SNS (YouTube/TikTok
20% Broadcast (times the song has been played by KBS on their TV, radio, and digital channel)
10% Viewer Committee (viewers registered for KBS viewer panel survey)

MBC ‘Music Core’

Saturday 3:30PM KST

50% Digital (Gaon Digital Chart) / Score: 5,000
10% Album Sales (Gaon Chart) / Score: 1,000
10% YouTube / Score: 2,000
10% Broadcast (times the song has been played by MBC on their TV and radio channel)
5% Viewer Committee (viewers registered for MBC viewer panel survey) / Score: 1,500 (together with broadcast)
5% Pre-voting (MUBEAT app | Tue 6PM – Thu 11AM KST) / Score: 500
10% Live-voting (MUBEAT app) / Score: 1,000

MUBEAT: TUTORIAL

SBS ‘Inkigayo’

Sunday 3:40PM KST

55% Digital (Melon/Genie/FLO) / Score: 5,500
10% Album Sales (Gaon Chart) / Score: 1,000
30% YouTube / Score: 3,000
10% Broadcast (times the song has been played by SBS on their TV and radio channel) / Score: 1,000
5% Pre-voting (Korean fans only) / Score: 500
5% Live-voting (FREE VOTE app) / Score: 500

FREE VOTE: TUTORIAL

For voting tutorials and updates, please follow the DANITY VOTING TEAM.

This is a very comprehensive guide made by the Voting Team with comeback goals.
Please follow @DanityIdolChamp to get the answers for the Idol Champ’s quizzes (get blue hearts).

SOCIAL MEDIA TIPS

Request & Interact

Social media on various platforms can be used to connect with more potential listeners. Below are some examples:

Request YouTube reactions.
Request radio play.
Support Daniel posts on K-pop community websites through upvotes and/or comments.
(e.g., Soompi, AKP, Reddit → follow @Reddit_Danity)
Participate in trending and streaming events.
Always comment and like on Kang Daniel videos. More engagement is good for algorithms.
Share and watch his videos on Twitter and Facebook.
Search his name often on Google and SNS platforms. Visit his Wikipedia.

TikTok

TikTok is included in Music Bank’s 5% Social Media criteria and is a powerful promotional tool.

For those with TikTok accounts, use Daniel’s official music audios in edits.
Anyone can add to TikTok views by watching the edits even without accounts.
Watch edits uploaded by @konnect_kangdaniel on TikTok.

Check out @kdnontiktok and @DanityKingdom in addition to Daniel’s TikTok tags to discover TikTok edits.