Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – December Week 2

Sistar’s Hyorin grabs all the headlines on this week’s chart as both of her title songs “One Way Love” and “Lonely” moves into the top 10, with “One Way Love” up 18 spots all the way to No. 1, just edge out last week’s top song 2NE1’s “Missing You.”  Congratulations. Known as one of the best vocalists among female idol group members, Hyorin recently released her first solo album “Love ...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – December Week 1

Third time is a charm for 2NE1!  They finally score their first No. 1 song on our chart this year as “Missing You” moves up all the way from No. 19 to claim the top spot from last week’s No. 1, Davichi’s “Letter.”  Congratulations. “Missing You” is composed and penned by Teddy.  This R&B ballad has an addictive melody and strong synth sounds. The girls have come before fans in a casual, but so...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – November Week 5

For the third straight week, a song from outside of the top 10 the previous week captures the No. 1 spot. This week the honor belongs to Davichi, as their latest hit “Letter” jumps all the way from No. 21 to the top. It is the second chart topping hit for Davichi this year. The duo also hit No. 1 with “Be Warmed” back in April. Congratulations. “Letter” is from Davichi’s digital single “Davichi Co...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – November Week 4

After a few quiet weeks, we have a lot of movement in the top 10 this week. There are five new songs, including our new No. 1 song this week. Miss A’s latest hit “Hush” debuted only at No. 20 a week ago but moved up 19 spots to take over as our new No. 1 song, easily winning over last week’s No. 1 Trouble Maker’s “Now.” Miss A hasn’t hit No. 1 on our chart since “Touch” in March of last year.  Con...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – November Week 3

Trouble Maker’s “Now” went from outside of the top 10 (No. 15) last week and moved up all the way to No. 1 this week. It is not a surprise considering that this song swept all music shows last week. The tiny margin of victory over Park Ji Yoon’s “Mr. Lee” is more shocking. This is the first No. 1 song for Trouble Maker, the headline-grabbing duo made up of BEAST’s Hyun Seung and 4minutes’ HyunA. T...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – November Week 2

K.Will’s “You Don’t Know Love” moves up five spots to become our new No. 1 song this week.  This song was No. 1 on most music shows last week.  It is his first No. 1 song on our chart this year.  His “Love Blossom” went to No. 2 earlier this Spring.  K.Will is trying to defend his top male soloist title in our year end soompi gayo award.  With “You Don’t Know Love” topping the chart, he will have ...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – November Week 1

IU’s “The Red Shoes” easily repeats as No. 1 this week over SHINee’s new song “Everybody.”  “The Red Shoes” turns in another high score and just like last week, cruised to win the top spot. Despite winning most of the networks, SHINee’s “Everybody” were behind “The Red Shoes” on most independent rankings, thus settling for No. 2.  “Everybody” is the title song of SHINee’s fifth mini-album of the s...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – October Week 4

It is not a surprise that IU’s “The Red Shoes” moves up to the top spot this week with a near perfect score as this song has dominated all Korean charts in the past week. Besides this title song, all songs from IU’s third album “Modern Times” are ranked very high on many online charts. In fact, she nearly swept the top 10 on some. With year-end awards not far away from now, IU’s release is on very...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – October Week 3

The top two songs remain the same this week as Busker Busker’s “First Love” is No. 1 for a second week in a row with another very high score. This song again is nearly unanimous atop of many rankings. Lim Chang Jung’s “About Me” remains at No. 2. There are five new songs in the top 10 this week.  The highest brand new debut is Block B’s “Very Good” at No. 3.  This song is coming from Block B’s thi...

Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – October Week 2

There are big changes in the top 10 this week. Both the top two songs are coming from outside of the top 10 last week. Busker Busker’s “First Love” defeats Lim Chang Jung’s “About Me” to become our new No. 1 song. It marks the second time this year two non-idol artists claimed the top two spots on our chart. The last time was in July Week 3 when Dynamic Duo’s “BAAAM” won over Lee Seung Chul’s “My ...