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 ...

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BEAST’s Dongwoon to Leave “Super Idol Chart Show”

BEAST‘s Dongwoon surprised his fans and viewers alike when it was announced that he will be leaving MNET‘s “Super Idol Chart Show” after many talks with the staff of the cable program. He has been a co-MC at the show with Super Junior‘s Ryeowook since late January this year and will be leaving this month. Dongwoon reportedly explained that he will be focusing on his a...

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Kikwang Disses Yoseob’s Small Head on “Showtime”

Kikwang dissed group mate Yoseob‘s small head on the upcoming episode of “Showtime – Burning the BEAST“.  This week’s episode of “Showtime”, scheduled for broadcast on July 17, will be the last, as members of BEAST reminisce about the past three months of the program.  On the upcoming episodes, Kikwang humorously dissed Yoseob’s small head, saying &#...

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SHINee’s Key, BEAST’s Yoseob, AOA’s Choa, and More Set to Star in “Zorro: The Musical”

M Musical, the company behind forthcoming performance “Zorro: The Musical,” has confirmed the lead actors of SHINee’s Key, BEAST’s Yoseob, solo star Wheesung, AOA member Choa, and musical actor Kim Woo Hyung for the musical. Promotional posters of the stars have also been released to the media. Key has already had experience in musicals, and recently performed in “The Three Musketeers” and “Bonnie...

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BEAST to Put On Special Performance for Fans in Celebration of 11 Music Show Wins During “...

On the latest broadcast of SBS’ “Inkigayo” on July 13, BEAST took home their 11th first place trophy with their title song “Good Luck.” BEAST has been put into the spotlight as being a group that is hard to find in the music industry these days, after sweeping music show wins for the past month. Ahead of their comeback, BEAST put out a pre-release ballad track “No More,” with which the...

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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...

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