Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2012 – November Week 2

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2012 – November Week 2

K.Will’s “Please Don’t…” holds on to the top spot for the third straight week by the slightest margin over Ailee’s “I Will Show You.”. The final score is 935 to 934.  “Please Don’t…” continues to impress on our chart every week.  Despite strong competition from other new songs, it refuses to give up the top spot. It has been consistently scoring high on our chart sources.

Ailee almost picked up her first No. 1 song this week.  “I Will Show You” in fact is stronger on independent charts but is still behind on TV Network rankings.  Next week it may finally catch up to “Please Don’t…” but will have to face new competitions.  As a consolation, Ailee is now a strong favorite to win the Best New Artist award with this song and her debut single “Heaven” both hitting the top three on our chart.

Switching spots with “I Will Show You” is miss A’s “I Don’t Need A Man,” down one spot to No. 3. Despite not getting the top spot this time around, it is another strong chart showing for the rising female quartet.

There are three new songs this week, all at the bottom of the top ten. Debuting at No. 8 and making a late run for top new artist is Lee Ha Yi’s first solo single “1,2,3,4.” As the runner up on the K-Pop Star competition earlier this year, she was signed by YG Entertainment.  Fans got a sneak preview of Lee Ha Yi on Epik High’s song “Cold” just a few weeks ago.  “1,2,3,4” is a retro soul track showing the young singer’s powerful yet mature voice. “1,2,3,4” was the new No. 1 song on M!Countdown this week, making her the only rookie artist this year to top a music chart.  She has a good chance here next week as “1,2,3,4” has already topped many internet charts.

Returning to the top 10 for the first time in many years is Byul. Her song “So Cute” featuring 10cm’s Kwon Jung Yeol moves up 14 spots to No. 9 this week.  Byul is set to marry comedian and fellow singer Haha later this month. She will also release a new mini album this month to commemorate her tenth year in the music industry. “So Cute” is the preview single. This folk style duet ballad holds lyrics about a couple gazing into each other’s eyes. 

Making a big 30-spot jump to No. 10 is the latest hit by Girl’s Day “Don’t Forget Me.”  Now a four-member group, Girl’s Day comes back with their fifth single. “Don’t Forget Me” is a pop number about a girl who finds one’s old diary to discover entries on love and heartbreak.

1. (–) K.Will – 이러지마 제발 (Please Don’t…) ***3rd Week @ No. 1***
Score: 935
Genre: Pop Ballad

Music: Kim Do Hoon / Lyrics: Kim Ina, K.Will
Album: K.Will Vol. 3 Part 1 | Purchase this Album
Watch: MV

2. (+1) Ailee – 보여줄게 (I Will Show You)
Score: 934
Genre: Pop/Dance

Music: Kim Do Hoon, Lee Hyun Seung / Lyrics: Kang Eun Kyung
Album: Ailee 1st mini-album | Purchase this Album
Watch: MV

3. (-1) Miss A – 남자 없이 잘 살아 (I Don’t Need A Man)
Score: 908
Genre: Pop/Dance

Music: Park Jin Young / Lyrics: Park Jin Young
Album: Independent Women Part Ⅲ | Purchase this Album
Watch: MV

4. (+3) Hyuna – Ice Cream (feat. Maboos)
Score: 810
Genre: Pop/Dance

Music: Brave Brothers / Lyrics: Brave Brothers
Album: Hyuna 2nd mini-album | Purchase this Album
Watch: MV

5. (-1) Ga In – 피어나 (Bloom)
Score: 698
Genre: Pop/Dance

Music: Lee Min Soo / Lyrics: Kim Ina
Album: Ga In 2nd mini-album | Purchase this Album
Watch: MV

6. (+2) Epik High – UP
Score: 666
Genre: Hip-Hop

Music: Tablo, Dee. P / Lyrics: Tablo, Mirtha Jin
Album: Epik High Vol. 7 | Purchase this Album
Watch: MV

7. (-2) Block. B – 닐리리맘보 (Nillili Mambo)
Score: 629
Genre: Hip-Hop

Music: Zico, Pop Time / Lyrics: Zico
Album: Block B Vol. 1 | Purchase this Album
Watch: MV

8. (new) Lee Ha Yi – 1,2,3,4
Score: 607
Genre: R&B

Music: Choice 37, Lydia Paek / Lyrics: Masta Wu
Album: Lee Ha Yi digital single 1,2,3,4
Watch: MV

9. (+14) Byul – 귀여워 (So Cute (with 10cm Kwon Jung Yeol))
Score: 565
Genre: Pop Ballad

Music: Wasabi Sound / Lyrics: Byul
Album: Byul digital single “So Cute”
Watch: MV

10. (+30) Girl’s Day – 나를 잊지마요 (Don’t Forget Me)
Score: 539
Genre: Pop/Dance

Music: Nam Gi Sang / Lyrics: Nam Gi Sang
Album: Girl’s Day Party #5
Watch: MV

Rank Artist Song Score
11 Orange Caramel (-5) 립스틱 (Lipstick) 519
12 DBSK (-1) Catch Me 407
13 Epik High (–) Don’t Hate Me 400
14 John Park (+5) 철부지 (Childlike) 394
15 Park Myung Soo (+15) 꿈이었을까 (Endless Dream (with Jung Yup)) 389
16 Primary (new) ? (feat. Choija, Zion.T) 387
17 NaUl (-5) 바람기억 (Memory Of The Wind) 364
18 Urban Zakapa (new) 똑같은 사랑 똑같은 이별 (All The Same) 338
19 G-Dragon (-10) 크레용 (Crayon) 313
20 Geeks (new) Officially Missing You, Too (feat. Sistar Soyu) 309
21 B.A.P (+12) 하지마 (Stop It) 303
22 10cm (-12) Fine Thank You And You 298
23 Psy (-7) 강남스타일 (Gangnam Style) 282
24 15& (-10) I Dream 268
25 Kim Jong Kook (new) 남자가 다 그렇지 뭐 (Men Are All Like That) 263
26 Jewelry (-9) 룩앳미 (Look At Me) 253
27 Seo In Kook, Jung Eun Ji (-5) All For You 244
28 Miss $ (+15) 안자고 뭐해 (Good Night) 211
29 Noel (new) 여인 (Woman) 207
30 XIA Junsu (-5) 사랑은 눈꽃처럼 (Love Is Like Snow) 189
31 AOA (–) Get Out 188
32 Wonder Boyz (-3) 문을 여시오 (Open The Door) 179
33 T-Ara (-9) Sexy Love 169
34 NS Yoon G (new) If You Love Me (feat. Jay Park) 141
35 Son Seung Yeon (new) 가슴아 가슴아 (My Heart My Heart) 125
36 Huh Gak, Zi-A (-4) I Need You 121
37 Song Joong Ki (new) 정말 (Really) 112
38 Secret (-23) Poison 110
39 BTOB (+7) 사랑밖에 난 몰라 (I Only Know Love) 103
40 Kim Greem (-6) 연애 (Love Song) 101
41 FT Island (-23) 좋겠어 (I Wish) 101
42 Lee Seung Chul (-16) 아마추어 (Amateur) 97
43 Yoon Gun (-22) 걷다 (Walking To You) 85
44 Baek Ah Yeon (-9) 느린노래 (Sad Song) 80
45 Seo In Young (-18) Let’s Dance 53
46 Kim Jang Hoon (new) 없다 (Nothing) 50
47 Lee Suk Hoon (-10) 좋으니까 (Because I Like You) 44
48 Sistar (+1) Loving U 42
49 Red Sweats (new) 빨간추리닝 (Red Sweats) 41
50 Hot Patato (new) 팔베개 (Pillow) 31

BONUS TRACK:

Koon Ho (feat. Aries) – 우리둘이(Us Two)

Genre: Pop Ballad

Album: Koon Ho Vol. 2 Track 1

Comments: Ballad singer, Koon Ho releases a duet number titled, “Us Two” featuring Aries. It is a medium-tempo number with a lovable melody and sweet lyrics about a new couple and their feelings of excitement.  Aries’ bright vocals help bring out the loving mood of this song.  The music video stars Koon Ho himself and actress Nam Bora. (credits to motoway065 for translations)

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 – 10%
MBC Gayo Chart – 10%
KBS Music Bank K-Chart - 10% 
MNet M!Countdown Chart – 10%

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