Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2015 – January Week 2

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In a wide open competition this week, Kyuhyun recaptured the top spot this week with “At Gwanghwamun.” This song was No. 1 for two weeks in November and December of last year. Due to the usual slower period at the beginning of the year in which not too many artists are releasing new songs, “At Gwanghwamun” remains steadily ranked among the top songs on every chart source and managed to squeeze out another win. Congratulations to Kyuhyun!

Just edged out by Kyuhyun at No. 2 is a re-entry. EXID’s “Up & Down” was ranked for a week last September at No. 39 when it was first released. The song more recently gained popularity with recent fancams of member Hani that went viral on the internet. It led to the revival of this song nearly three months after its release. We normally don’t re-enter songs on our chart after it drops out, but “Up & Down” is ranked on the top of many charts now and it is winning on music shows. This song deserves a second chance on the chart and in fact, it has a great chance to become our new No. 1 song next week.

There is only one other new song on the chart. Moving up 13 spots to No. 4 is EXO’s “December 2014 (The Winter’s Tale).” This song is from EXO’s concert album “Exology Chapter 1: The Lost Planet” and  is a sequel of their 2013 winter song “Miracles In December.” It is a fairy tale love story about a man going around planet earth to meet his love. It is a gift to EXO fans to thank their massive support. “December 2014 (The Winter’s Tale)” went to No. 1 on Music Bank last week and is a close 4th on our chart. It will be one of the contenders for the top spot next week.

Singles Music Chart - January 2015, Week 2
  • 1 (+3) At Gwanghwamun
    • Chart Info
    • 4 Previous rank
    • 7 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 2 (new) Up And Down
    • Chart Info
    • 0 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 39 Peak on chart
  • 3 (-2) LUV
    • Chart Info
    • 1 Previous rank
    • 5 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 4 (+13) The Winter’s Tale
    • Chart Info
    • 17 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 17 Peak on chart
  • 5 (-2) Good Boy
    • Chart Info
    • 3 Previous rank
    • 6 Number of week on chart
    • 3 Peak on chart
  • 6 (-1) Like A Cat
    • Chart Info
    • 5 Previous rank
    • 7 Number of week on chart
    • 2 Peak on chart
  • 7 (-5) Angel (with Drunken Tiger, Bizzy)
    • Chart Info
    • 2 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 2 Peak on chart
  • 8 (-1) SsSs
    • Chart Info
    • 7 Previous rank
    • 4 Number of week on chart
    • 7 Peak on chart
  • 9 (+2) 12:30
    • Chart Info
    • 11 Previous rank
    • 10 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 10 (-4) Three People (with Sung Shi Kyung)
    • Chart Info
    • 6 Previous rank
    • 6 Number of week on chart
    • 5 Peak on chart
Rank Song Artist/Band
11 (-2) 산다는 건 (Cheer Up) Hong Jin Young
12 (–) 나는 달라 (I’m Different (feat. Bobby)) HI SUHYUN
13 (-5) Erase (feat. Iron) Hyorin, Jooyoung
14 (-4) Happy Together Park Hyo Shin
15 (+6) 울면 안 돼 (The Winter’s Tale) BTOB
16 (+8) 손대지마 (Don’t Touch Me) Ailee
17 (+8) 지친 하루 (Exhausted (with Kwak Jineon, Kim Feel)) Yoon Jong Shin
18 (-4) You Don’t Know Loco
19 (-6) 헤픈엔딩 (Happen Ending (feat. Cho Won Sun of Rollercoaster)) Epik High
20 (new) Coach Me San E, Hyorin
21 (-3) Piano Man Mamamoo
22 (-7) Sseudam Sseudam 10cm
23 (-3) 내가 그리웠니 (Miss Me Or Diss Me (feat. Jil Shil of Mad Soul Child)) MC Mong
24 (new) 악몽 (Nightmare (feat. Park Soo Jin)) BaeChiGi
25 (+1) 하나뿐인 사람 (The Only Person) K.Will
26 (new) 뜨겁게 나를 (Passionate To Me) Younha
27 (-4) 청춘연가 (Green Nocturne) Nell
28 (+1) 나처럼 사랑했을까 (Love Like Me) Postmen, Vanilla Acoustic
29 (+1) 별, 그대 (Star, You) Jung Yonghwa
30 (+6) 끼부리지마 (Don’t Flirt) WINNER
31 (-4) Pinocchio Roy Kim
32 (new) 오빠야 (Honey) Sool-J, Hyunyoung
33 (new) 바람아 불어라 (Wind Blows) Baek Ji Young
34 (-2) When Would It Be (duet with IU) Yoon Hyun Sang
35 (+2) 어떡하죠 (What Do I Do?) Kangnam
36 (-2) Kiss Me Zion. T
37 (+6) 화장 지웠어 (No Make Up (feat. Zion. T, HA:TFELT)) Gaeko
38 (+3) 바라보기 (Just Looking) MC The Max
39 (–) How I Am Kim Dong Ryul
40 (-9) 너일까 (Is It You?) Shin Yong Jae
41 (new) The Sunlight Hurts (Feat. Mamamoo’s Whee In, O Broject’s Yun Dak) Standing Egg
42 (-20) As If Nothing Happened Wheesung, Ali
43 (new) 이별병 (Sick Of Farewell) Suki
44 (new) 사랑의 노래 (The Song Of Love (with LE of EXID)) The SeeYa
45 (-17) 이리와봐 (Come Here (feat. Dok2, Bobby)) MASTA WU
46 (new) 숨 (Breath) Vasco, Shannon, Giriboy
47 (-9) 눈사탕 (Snow Kiss) Teen Top
48 (-4) 도망가자 (Let’s Run Away (feat. Lyn)) MC Mong
49 (new) 걔 성격 몰라? (Don’t Know Her?) 2BiC
50 (new) 곁 (Beside You) Lee Young Hyun, So Hyang

About the Soompi Music Chart:

Soompi Music Chart is unlike any other music chart or television ranking. It takes into account rankings by various major music charts in Korea as well as the hottest trending artists on Soompi, making it a unique chart that reflects what’s going on in K-Pop not only in Korea but around the world. Our chart is composed of the following sources:

GAON Music Chart – 20%
Various Internet charts (Olleh, Bugs, Melon, Soribada, Genie) – 15%
Soompi Airplay – 20%
TV Music Show charts (SBS Inkigayo, KBS Music Bank, MBC Music Core, MNet M!Countdown) – 45%