Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – August Week 3

There is another log jam on top of our chart this week, but SISTAR’s “Touch My Body” managed to stay on top for the second straight week.  This song scored another three music show wins on KBS Music Bank, M!Countdown, and SBS Inkigayo this past week. Despite not scoring as high as last week, it is still good enough to be our No. 1 song again. Congratulations to SISTAR. Only one point separates the...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – August Week 2

We had a four way battle for the top spot this week: Last week’s champion Girl’s Day’s “Darling” took on a trio of brand new songs: SISTAR’s “Touch My Body,” INFINITE’s “Back,” and Block B’s “HER.”  It was SISTAR’s “Touch My Body” taking the top spot this week. This song is the title track of SISTAR’s second mini-album, “Touch & Move.” It has an additive melody and lyrics that are easy to sing...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – August Week 1

There were many changes on the chart this week, with the top two coming from outside last week’s top 10. Girl’s Day’s “Darling” won on Music Core and Inkigayo, while  B1A4‘s “Solo Day” won on Music Bank,  M!Countdown, and Show Champion.  Girl’s Day easily secured the win as “Darling” scored a lot more points on independent charts and our Soompi Airplay.  “Darling” is the title tr...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – July Week 4

f(x) has the new No. 1 song this week with “Red Light,” moving up eight spots to take over our top spot.  This song swept all music shows for the past week and it is no surprise to see them winning in our chart as well.  “Red Light” also tops our Soompi Airplay source, and is the only song to score over 900 points this week.  Congratulations to f(x). For the third straight week, AOA’s “Short Hair”...

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...