Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – July Week 3

BEAST’s “Good Luck” repeats as No. 1 this week as it holds off AOA’s “Short Hair” again this week.  “Good Luck” recorded wins on SBS Inkigayo, KBS Music Bank, and MBC Music Core last week. It also topped our newly added Soompi Airplay source as the BEAST was the hottest trending artist on our last chart period.  Congratulations to BEAST. Moving up one spot to No. 3 is K.Will’s “Day 1.”  This song ...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – July Week 2

Our weekly music chart has undergone a major change starting this week.  To make our chart more reflective of what is hot internationally, we are introducing “Soompi Airplay” as 15% of our chart score.  “Soompi Airplay” reflects the relevance of each artist by measuring the frequency of their coverage on Soompi each week.  We feel that this adds our own flavor to the music chart rather than just s...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – July Week 1

Taeyang’s “Eye, Nose, Lips” is No. 1 for the third consecutive week!  Despite strong challengers, this song is still ranked at or near the top in all our chart sources. “Eye, Nose, Lips” won over San E and Raina’s duet “A Midsummer Night’s Sweetness” for a second week in a row, even though the gap is only 13 points this week. Congratulations to Taeyang once again. There are many changes in the res...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – June Week 4

Taeyang remains on top for the second straight week with “Eye, Nose, Lips.”  Even though it did not score have a perfect score like last week, “Eye, Nose, Lips” continues to rack up music show wins as it was No. 1 on M!Countdown, Music Bank, and Inkigayo.  Congratulations to Taeyang. The number song 2 this week is “A Midsummer Night’s Sweetness,” which is a collaboration between rapper San E and A...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – June Week 3

Taeyang’s “Eye, Nose, Lips” scores a perfect 1000 points to become our new No. 1 song this week.  It is the second song to achieve 1000 points this year as his YG labelmate Akdong Musician did it last month with “200%.”  “Eye, Nose, Lips” won on M!Countdown, Music Core, and Inkigayo and also topped most independent charts.  Congratulations to Taeyang. Unlike Taeyang’s previous hit songs or any Big...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – June Week 2

Fly To The Sky’s “You You You” repeats as No. 1 this week with another high score. This song scored a win on KBS Music Bank last week and was the only song to rank consistently among the top from all our chart sources.  Congratulations! Just below “You You You” is the duet track “Your Scent” by Gary and Jung In, moving up 20 spots to No. 2.  This is not the first collaboration between the two arti...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – June Week 1

Veteran male duo Fly To The Sky claimed the top spot on our chart this week with “You You You,” moving up from No. 19 last week.  Many first generation Kpop artists are coming back recently, Fly To The Sky being one of them.  The duo last released their 8th album in 2009 with “Corner” went to No. 2.  Members Brian and Hwanhee have been working as solo artists since then.  They finally reunited and...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – May Week 5

The top two songs exchanged place from last week, with Junggigo’s “Want You” moving up a spot to No. 1 and EXO-K’s “Overdose” dropping to second.  It was another close battle between these two songs as they were separated only by nine points this week. Junggigo was able to win it this week as “Want You” has stronger showings on all independent charts, despite “Overdose” sweeping the music shows fo...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – May Week 4

Kpop is finally back to full swing this week and it is reflecting on our chart.  The top three songs are all brand new entries in the top 10. Taking the top spot is EXO-K’s “Overdose,” moving up from No. 14 last week.  This is the group’s second No. 1 song on our chart.  Last year, their first No. 1 “Growl” went on to become our Song Of The Year and EXO was also voted top male group by our fans.  ...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – May Week 3

A Pink’s “Mr. Chu” moves back to the top spot this week.  This song was No. 1 four weeks ago and was able to reclaim the top spot thanks to its win on M!Countdown last week.  Also moving back to No. 2 is Lee Sun Hee’s “Meet Him Among Them.”  This song reached its same peak position also four weeks ago when “Mr. Chu” was No. 1.  Moving up one spot into the top three for the first time is the collab...