Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2012 – May Week 4

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2012 – May Week 4

No changes in the top three this week as  TaeTiSeo repeats at No. 1 with “Twinkle”.  For the second straight week, “Twinkle” swept all music shows and also ranks high near every online chart.  Despite a slight drop in points from last week, “Twinkle” has distanced itself from the No. 2 song, Sistar’s former chart topping hit “Alone.”  Even though a lot of new songs will challenge, “Twinkle” has a good chance to remain on top for another week.  Park Jin Young’s “You’re The One” remains at No. 3 this week.

There are four new songs in the top 10 this week.  At No. 4 is sophomore girl group A Pink’s “Hush.” Coming from their first full album, the song moved up 12 spots this week.  “Hush” was co-produced by Rado and Hyu-you. Just one listen and listeners are expected to fall in love with the girls’ cuteness. The girls’ charming vocals and the song’s refreshing melody are keys to this song. The song is about overcoming your fears about confessing your love for someone.

At No. 5, Superstar K3 winner Ulala Session finally releases their first mini-album.  The title song “Beautiful Night” is a retro style 80s dance hit inspired by the movie “Footloose.”  With the help of Psy, this song becomes a fun song to listen to and it is like an early present for summer.  This week “Beautiful Night” moves up 13 spots to No. 5.

At No. 6, hip-hop duo Mighty Mouth is back with a digital single “Bad Guy.” It was composed by Rhymer who was also responsible for writing the duo’s hit track, “Toc Toc.”  This exciting rap number is expected to make listeners get up and dance to the beat.  Soya once again lends her vocals to this exciting number.  It moves up nine spots to No. 6 this week.

At No. 8, perhaps the song with the best potential to be our next No. 1 song, is IU’s latest hit “Every End Of The Day”.  This is the title song from IU’s latest single album.  Last week, IU’s self written preview song “Peach” made a cameo appearance in the top 10.  As expected, it is replaced by the title song this week.  “Every End Of The Day” is co-written by hitmakers Park Geun Tae and Kim Do Hoon, lyrics by Kim Ina.  It is an upbeat pop number. Fans can hear the bright vocals IU has already received much love for.

1. (–) TaeTiSeo – Twinkle ***2nd Week @ No. 1***
Score: 948
Genre: Pop/Dance

Music: Brandon Fraley, Jamelle Fraley, Javier Solis / Lyrics: Seo Ji Eum
Album: TaeTiSeo Mini Album Vol. 1 | Purchase this Album
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2. (–) Sistar – 나혼자 (Alone) 
Score: 868
Genre: Pop/Dance

Music: Brave Brothers / Lyrics: Brave Brothers
Album: Sistar Mini Album Vol. 1 | Purchase this Album
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3. (–) Park Jin Young – 너뿐이야 (You’re The One) 
Score: 777
Genre: R&B Ballad

Music: Park Jin Young / Lyrics: Park Jin Young
Album: Park Jin Young Mini Album – Spring | Purchase this Album
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4. (+12) A Pink – Hush 
Score: 755
Genre: Pop/Dance

Music: Rado / Lyrics: Rado
Album: Apink Vol. 1 | Purchase this Album
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5. (+13) Ulala Session – 아름다운 밤 (Beautiful Night) 
Score: 694
Genre: Pop/Dance

Music: Kenny Loggins, Dean Pitchford, Psy, Yoo Gun Hyung / Lyrics: Psy
Album: Ulala Session Mini Album Vol. 1 | Purchase this Album
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6. (+9) Mighty Mouth – 나쁜놈 (Bad Guy (feat. Soya)) 
Score: 689
Genre: Hip-Hop

Music: Rhymer, Dong Ne Hyung / Lyrics: Lee Sang Chul, So Joon Sup
Album: Mighty Mouth digital single “Bad Guy”
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7. (-3) 4 minute – Volume Up 
Score: 666
Genre: Pop/Dance

Music: Shinsadong Tiger, Rado / Lyrics: Shinsadong Tiger, Rado
Album: 4Minute Mini Album Vol. 3 | Purchase this Album
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8. (new) IU – 하루 끝 (Every End Of The Day) 
Score: 614
Genre: Pop Ballad

Music: Park Geun Tae, Kim Do Hoon / Lyrics: Kim Ina
Album: IU Single Album | Purchase this Album
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9. (+1) Baek Ji Young – 목소리 (Voice (feat. Gary of Leessang)) 
Score: 599
Genre: Pop Ballad

Music: 이단옆차기 / Lyrics: 이단옆차기
Album: Baek Ji Young Mini Album – Good Boy | Purchase this Album
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10. (-3) December – She’s Gone 
Score: 591
Genre: Pop Ballad

Music: Cho Young Soo / Lyrics: Cho Young Soo, Ahn Young Min
Album: December Mini Album – She’s gone | Purchase this Album
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Rank Artist Song Score
11 Busker Busker (-5) 벚꽃 엔딩 (Cherry Blossom Ending) 561
12 Infinite (new) 추격자 (The Chaser) 522
13 Brave Guys (new) I 돈 Care (I Don’t Care (feat. Seo Soo Min)) 473
14 Yangpa & Lee Boram & So Yeon (+8) 알아요 (I Know) 461
15 Ivy (-10) 찢긴 가슴 (Broken Heart) 444
16 Hello Venus (+16) Venus 402
17 Noel (-8) 떠나간다 (Leaving) 392
18 B.A.P (-4) Power 328
19 Girl’s Day (-7) Oh! My God 317
20 XIA Junsu (+13) 사랑이 싫다구요 (I Don’t Like Love) 304
21 Big Bang (-2) Fantastic Baby 293
22 Huh Gak (-9) 나를 사랑했던 사람아 (Person Who Once Loved Me) 259
23 Gavy NJ (-12) 연락하지마 (Don’t Call (feat. LE of EXID)) 247
24 U-Kiss (-3) 돌아돌아 (Dora Dora) 217
25 Tae Yeon (–) 미치게 보고싶은 (Missing You Like Crazy) 208
26 Bae Chi Gi (-6) 두 마리 (Two Mari) 195
27 EXO-K (–) MAMA 187
28 Sunny Hill (-4) 백마는 오고 있는가 (Is The White Horse Coming?) 155
29 Electroboys (-6) 웃을까 울을까 (Smile Or Cry (feat. Baek Ji Young)) 149
30 Alex & Horan (-13) 어쩌면 어쩌면 (May Be May Be) 141
31 Seo In Kook (-2) 말고 당겨줘 (Tease Me) 122
32 Baek Chung Kang (+4) 그리워져 (Missing You (feat. Lee Hee Sun)) 115
33 SHINee (-2) Sherlock 113
34 2BIC & Davichi (new) 오늘같은 밤이면 (If It’s Like Tonight) 111
35 Dalmatian (new) ER 105
36 Ailee (+1) Heaven 99
37 Lee Seung Chul (+9) 잊었니 (Did You Forget) 95
38 Nam Gyu Ri (new) 그 남자 (That Man) 92
39 Nell (+1) 그리고, 남겨진 것들 (The Day Before) 82
40 Shinhwa (-12) Venus 80
41 Primary (-11) 씨스루 (See Through (feat. Gaeko, Zion T)) 75
42 Cho Shin Sung (+5) Stupid Love 73
43 She’s (new) 내맘대로 (My Way) 70
44 2AM (+6) 너도 나처럼 (I Wonder If You Hurt Like Me) 61
45 Yang Yo Sub (Beast) & Jung Eun Ji (Apink) (-2) Love Day 59
46 Gangkiz (new) Honey Honey 58
47 C-REAL (new) Sorry But I 58
48 Norazo (-13) 여자사람 (Woman Person) 55
49 Kim Bum Soo (new) Rock Star 50
50 BTOB (new) 아버지 (Father) 40

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BONUS TRACK

Storm Heart – 미지막이길 (Hope It’s The Last Time) 
Genre: Modern Rock
 
Album: Storm Heart digital single “Hope It’s The Last Time”
Comment: Storm Heart releases her third single album, “Hope It’s the Last Time” this month. It is a modern rock number with electronic guitar and string sounds. The song holds lyrics about wanting to start again with an ex-lover even if it means getting hurt from this thought.  (credits to motoway065 for translations)

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About the Soompi Music Chart:

Soompi Music Chart is unlike any other music charts or television rankings.  It takes into account rankings by various major music charts in Korea and airplays of each song, making it an unbiased and objective tally of what’s going on in the world of K-pop.  Our chart is composed of the following sources:

Air Monitor Chart - 15%

GAON Music Chart – 15%
Various Internet charts (Olleh, Bugs, Melon, Soribada, Naver, Daum) – 15%
Billboard Korea – 15%    
SBS (Inky Gayo Take 7 + voting list) – 10%
MBC Inky Top 100 Chart - 10%
KBS Music Bank K-Chart - 10% 
MNet Chart – 10%

Thanks to Mardi09 for helping on this week’s internet chart research.

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