Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – June Week 4

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Despite very strong competition and no more promotions, Lee Hyori’s “Bad Girls” managed to hold on to the top spot for the third straight week. “Bad Girls” narrowly edged out Huh Gak and Jung Eun Ji’s duet “Short Hair” by six points. “Short Hair” almost became only the third digital single (and first by artists outside of YG Entertainment) to ever hit No. 1 on our chart.

We have four new songs in the top 10 this week. Right below “Bad Girls” and “Short Hair” at No. 3 is Rainbow’s latest hit “Sunshine,” up from No. 25 last week. This song is coming from the second part of Rainbow’s first full album “Rainbow Syndrome.”  Sunshine” is a summer dance song with an addictive melody. Fans will be able to see the girls’ hidden charms through this song. Rainbow also hit No. 3 earlier this year with “Tell Me Tell Me.” Let see if “Sunshine” can do better.

Just below “Sunshine” at No. 4 is another new song. MBLAQ is back for the first time in 2013 with “Smoky Girl,” the title song from their fifth mini-album “Sexy Beat.” It is MBLAQ’s first release in more than a year. Smoky Girl” is an upbeat number with electronic sounds. Top musicians from the Korean hip-hop scene, Primary and Zion.T are responsible for producing this track. This week it moves up 14 spots to No. 4.

A second new song written by Primary is at No. 7, which belongs to Bumkey’sBad Girl,” not to be confused with Lee Hyori’s “Bad Girls.” Bumkey may not be a household name to many K-Pop fans, but he performed background vocals and also featured in many hip-hop artists’ songs. This time he finally released his first solo hit song “Bad Girl,” featuring Supreme Team’s E-Sens.  This pure R&B song is about a man’s sad love story with a bad girl. This week it moves up seven spots to No. 7.

Another relatively unknown R&B act also makes their first appearance in the top 10. Male duo 2BiC moves up 11 spots to No. 10 with “Return.”  This is the title song from their album of the same name. Written by veteran songwriters Cho Young Soo and penned by Ahn Young Min, “Return” has a simple melody and is about a couple growing old of each other and attracting people’s interest.

A song not yet in the top 10 but definitely worth mentioning is SISTAR’s “Give It To Me.” It debuts at No. 13 this week but has a very high chance to move up all the way to No. 1 next week. We’ll see if they are able to leapfrog a lot of strong challengers.

Singles Music Chart - June 2013, Week 4
  • 1 (–) Bad Girls
    • Chart Info
    • 1 Previous rank
    • 4 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 2 (+5) Short Hair
    • Chart Info
    • 7 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 2 Peak on chart
  • 3 (+22) Sunshine
    • Chart Info
    • 25 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 3 Peak on chart
  • 4 (+14) Smoky Girl
    • Chart Info
    • 18 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 4 Peak on chart
  • 5 (-3) What’s Your Name?
    • Chart Info
    • 2 Previous rank
    • 8 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 6 (+2) Wolf
    • Chart Info
    • 8 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 6 Peak on chart
  • 7 (+7) Bad Girl (feat. E-Sens)
    • Chart Info
    • 14 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 7 Peak on chart
  • 8 (-5) The Baddest Female
    • Chart Info
    • 3 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 3 Peak on chart
  • 9 (-4) What’s Happening
    • Chart Info
    • 5 Previous rank
    • 6 Number of week on chart
    • 4 Peak on chart
  • 10 (+11) Return (feat. Harim, Hotoo)
    • Chart Info
    • 21 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 10 Peak on chart
Rank Song Artist/Band
11 (-5) 괜찮겠니 (Will You Be Alright?) BEAST
12 (new) Ocean Of Light Nell
13 (new) Give It To Me Sistar
14 (+8) Only You 4men
15 (+17) Colorring Kim Ye Rim
16 (new) Trap (feat. Kyuhyun, Taemin) Henry
17 (-5) 봄봄봄 (Bom Bom Bom) Roy Kim
18 (-9) Yoohoo Secret
19 (-6) 콩떡빙수 (Bean Bing Soo) Akdong Musician
20 (-16) This Love Shinhwa
21 (-10) Number 1 Two Months
22 (new) Painkiller T-Ara, The Seeya, Five Dolls, Speed
23 (-6) 잘 있나요 (Best Wishes To You) The One
24 (new) That Kind Of Woman Baek Ji Young
25 (new) 선잠 (나 그대의 사랑이 되리) (Light Sleep) J-Rabbit
26 (-16) 하.니.뿐. (A.D.T.O.Y) 2PM
27 (new) 첫사랑 (First Love) After School
28 (new) I Dance IVY
29 (-14) 이 나이 먹도록 (Getting To This Age) Vibe
30 (-14) 마지막 그 한마디 (Last Word) Lee Seung Gi
31 (-7) Hyde VIXX
32 (-12) Wash Away (feat. Ailee) Geeks
33 (-14) Gentlemen Psy
34 (+1) 기대해 (Expect) Girl’s Day
35 (-6) Wild Nine Muses
36 (-9) 나를 잊지말아요 (Don’t Forget Me) Suzy
37 (-6) 천국과 지옥 사이 (Between Heaven And Hell) BoA
38 (new) Rollercoaster (feat. Sugar Flow) Humming Urban Stereo
39 (-11) 우리가 헤어진 진짜 이유 (The Reason Why We Broke Up) Younha
40 (-14) 헤어지자 (Let’s Break Up) Seo In Young
41 (-2) Want U Back 100%
42 (new) 닿을 수 있나요 (Will It Reach You) Lee Soo Young
43 (new) Marry You K.will
44 (-4) 차 마실래 (Would You Stay For Tea?) Hello Venus
45 (-22) 넌 최고야 (You Are The Best) Byul
46 (+1) 어느 날 문득 (One Day) Eco Bridge
47 (-17) 전원일기 (Country Diary) T-ara N4
48 (-15) 이 노래를 듣고 돌아와 (Come Back When You Hear This Song) 2PM
49 (new) Luv Virus Skarf
50 (new) Black Tinkerbell Chocolat

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 airplay 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
– 20%
Various Internet charts (Olleh, Bugs, Melon, Soribada) – 15%
Billboard Korea – 20% 
SBS Inkigayo Chart  – 10%
KBS Music Bank K-Chart – 10%
MNet M!Countdown Chart – 10%