Heart Shaker (2017) by Twice


“Heart Shaker” by Twice

Artist Twice
Album / Mini-album Twicetagram
Release Date December 11, 2017
Length 3:12
Label JYP Entertainment
Songwriter Galactika
Composer David Amber and Sean Alexander
Genre K-pop


In this article, we are going to talk about a song titled “Heart Shaker” by one of the most popular girl groups from South Korea, Twice. This song was released by JYP Entertainment on December 11th, 2017, as Twice’s lead single for their reissue tilted Merry & Happy from the group’s 1st studio album titled Twicetagram.

Here is the teaser video of Twice’s “Heart Shaker” that was uploaded on JYP Entertainment’s Official YouTube Account.


This is the 30 seconds version.

Background of “Heart Shaker”

The first time JYP Entertainment gave a sneak peek of “Heart Shaker” was in the previous video music of Twice for the song “Likey”. It was written “Heart Shaker” on a street advertisement and an arch in the music video. Also, in the post for “Likey” that was uploaded on Twice’s official Instagram account, there was a tag #HeartShaker. Then, JYP Entertainment, on November 27th, 2017, finally announced that Twice would release a reissue of their 1st full-length album called Twicetagram, titled Merry & Happy on December 11th.

Then, three days later, “Heart Shaker” was revealed as the lead single of the album. JYP Entertainment released some previews and teasers starting from December 4th until December 11th, including the song’s lyrics.

Here are some of the teaser photos of “Heart Shaker” by Twice.

The Group Photo Teaser




















Story of “Heart Shaker”

“Heart Shaker” by Twice was written by the music production team called Galactika and co-composed by David Amber and Sean Alexander and released in 2017. From the lyrics, we can conclude that the song is about the feelings of a girl who boldly confesses to someone who has shaken her heart.

Tamar Herman from Billboard described the song as a “bright pop song [that] incorporates funky guitar riffs, twinkling synths, and soft harmonizing to create a vintage wintertime feel, but with an upbeat melody and impish delivery of the verses and the energetic chorus.”

MV of “Heart Shaker”

The MV of “Heart Shaker” by Twice was released on December 11th, 2017, on JYP Entertainment’s Official YouTube Account. In the MV, Twice members wear white long-sleeved T-shirts and jeans. The dance was oriented in a variety of vibrant and retro-inspired sets.

Since the MV was released on December 11th, 2017, until January 22nd, 2018, it surpassed 100 million views on YouTube which is only 41 days after the release date. And on July 11th, the MV surpassed 200 million views and became Twice’s 5th music video to achieve this.

Here is the full MV of “Heart Shaker” by Twice.

“Heart Shaker” Performance

As a special gift for you, we have some of the live performance videos of “Heart Shaker” by Twice that you might like to watch.

“Heart Shaker” By Twice – Live Stage in KBS’s Music Bank

“Heart Shaker” By Twice – Live Stage in MBC Show’s Music Core

“Heart Shaker” By Twice – Live Stage in SBS’s Inkigayo

“Heart Shaker” By Twice – Live Stage at the Golden Disc Awards

“Heart Shaker” Achievements

Through the comeback with the song “Heart Shaker”, Twice have achieved many awards and gotten first places in many music shows.

Here are the details of “Heart Shaker” Achievements: Charts and First Places in Music Shows, (Awards), etc.

Music Program Awards

Program Date
M Countdown (Mnet) December 21st, 2017
December 28th, 2017
Music Bank (KBS) December 22nd, 2017
December 29th, 2017
Show! Music Core (MBC) December 23rd, 2017
January 13th, 2018
Inkigayo (SBS) December 24th, 2017
December 31st, 2017
January 7th, 2018


Weekly Charts

Chart (2017–18) Peak
Japan (Japan Hot 100) 4
Japan Digital Singles (Oricon) 5
Philippines (Philippine Hot 100) 10
Philippines (BillboardPH K-pop Top 5) 1
South Korea (Gaon) 1
South Korea (Kpop Hot 100) 1
US World Digital Song Sales (Billboard) 2


Year-end Charts

Chart (2018) Position
Japan (Japan Hot 100) 41
South Korean (Gaon) 38