Top 20 – May week 1

2006-05-08 06:43:27 2010-11-24 11:04:04
As expected, SG Wannabe moves up to the top spot this week with "내사람" (Partner for life). This song is storming up on every charts in Korea, and with good album sales (alreday over 100,000), it further helps the popularity of the song. Expect this song to stay at #1 for a while…..

Their good friend Vibe is still holding on to the #2 spot with 그남자 그여자 (That Man, That Woman). The song is gaining some grounds after Vibe’s long awaited appearance on gayo shows last week – they appeared on MBC’s Show! Music Core as the guest for "power recital", and also on KBS Yoon Do Hyun’s Love Letter. Both performances were awesome! But still it is not enough to hold off SG Wannabe.

See Ya drops back to No. 3 with "여인의향기" (Scent of a woman) after spending last week at No. 1. It’s a pity that they couldn’t even stay at No. 2, looking up to their mentor SG Wannabe. It also denies a sweep for the top 2 spots for the hot songwriting duo of Cho Young Soo and Ahn Young Min. But they did score their 3rd No. 1 song this year. The other song was SS501’s "Snow Prince".

The biggest jump this week belongs to Tony An. His "유츄프라카치아" (Yutzpracachia’s Love) moves up 10 spots to No. 4. He may be able to challange SG Wannabe for the top spot next week.

4 new entries this week, led by the title song of Kim Jong Kook’s 4th album "편지" (Letter) at No. 10. Kim Jong Kook won the DaeSang for all 3 major TV networks last year (and remember he won the Soompi DaeSang here as well!). However, he’s been called upon for army duty just prior to the release of his 4th album. He won’t be able to do any album activities now, this will definitely hurt the album sales and chart popularities. sad.gif

Besides Kim Jong Kook, Lee Seung Ki comes in at No. 12 with his follow up song "입모양" (Your Lips). 2 rock groups also enter the chart this week, Loveholic and Transfixion. Their new songs are at No. 18 and 19 respectively.

1. (+2) SG Wannabe – 내사람 (Partner for life) *** 1 WEEK NO. 1 ***
Genre: R&B/mid-tempo ballad
Album: SG Wannabe Vol. 3 Track 1 – Listen here for 1 minute sample
 Music: Cho Young Soo / Lyrics: Ahn Young Min
Score: 905

2. (–) Vibe featuring Jang Hye Jin – 그남자 그여자 (That Man, That Woman)
Genre: R&B/ballad
Album: Vibe Vol. 3 Track 2 – Listen here for 1 minute sample
 Music + Lyrics: Ryu Jae Hyun
Score: 822

3. (-2) See Ya – 여인의향기 (The Scent of a Woman)
Genre: R&B/fast tempo ballad
Album: See Ya Vol. 1 Track 1 – Listen here for 1 minute sample
 Music: Cho Young Soo / Lyrics: Ahn Young Min
Score: 812

4. (+10) Tony An – 유츄프라카치아 (Yutzpracachia’s Love) *** BIGGEST MOVER OF THE WEEK ***
Genre: Pop
Album: Tony An Vol. 2 Track 1 – Listen here for 1 minute sample
 Music: Foreign song / Lyrics: Choi Eun Ha
Score: 773

5. (-1) Se7en (featuring Teddy) – 난알아요 (I Know)
Genre: R&B/Hip-Hop Dance
Album: Se7en Vol. 3 Track 2 – Listen here for 1 minute sample
 Music: Teddy,E-tribe / Lyrics: Yang Hyun Suk
Score: 772

6. (–) Lim Jung Hee – 사랑아가지마 (Love, Don’t Leave)
Genre: Pop/ballad
Album: Lim Jung Hee Vol. 2 Track 2 – Listen here for 1 minute sample
 Music: Hikaru / Lyrics: Cho Eun Hee
Score: 699

7. (+1) Baek Ji Young – 사랑안해 (I Won’t Love)
Genre: Pop/Ballad
Album: Baek Ji Young Vol. 5 Track 1 – Listen here for 1 minute sample
 Music: Park Keun Tae / Lyrics: Cha Eun Taek
Score: 675

8. (+3) Seo Young Eun – 웃는거야 (Let’s smile)
Genre: Pop/mid-tempo ballad
Album: Seo Young Eun Vol. 6 Track 2 – Listen here for 1 minute sample
 Music: Kim Chan Jin / Lyrics: Seo Young Eun
Score: 591

9. (-4) Fly To The Sky – 피 (Avoidance)
Genre: R&B/ballad
Album: Fly To The Sky Vol. 6 Track 2 – Listen here for 1 minute sample
 Music + Lyrics: Min Byung Ki
Score: 571

10. (New) Kim Jong Kook – 편지 (Letter) *** HOT SHOT DEBUT ***
Genre: Pop ballad
Album: Kim Jong Kook Vol. 4 Track 3 – Listen here for 1 minute sample
 Music: Hwang Chan Hee / Lyrics: Yoon SaRa
Score: 570

 
11. (-2) Noel – 전부 너였다 (It was all You)
Genre: R&B/ballad
Album: Noel Vol. 3 Track 2 – Listen here for 1 minute sample
 Music: Kwon Tae Eun / Lyrics: Yang Jae Sun
Score: 528

12. (New) Lee Seung Ki – 입모양 (Your Lips)
Genre: Pop/ballad
Album: Lee Seung Ki Vol. 2 Track 1 – Listen here for 1 minute sample 
 Music: Kim Do Hoon / Lyrics: Choi Kap Won
Score: 493

13. (-6) Super Junior – Miracle
Genre: Pop/Dance
Album: Super Junior Vol. 1 Track 1 – Listen here for 1 minute sample
 Music + Lyrics: Yoon Ho Sang
Score: 486

14. (-4) Lyn – 날 위한 이별" (Because of my Departure)
Genre: Pop/ballad (remade)
Album: Lyn – Misty Memories (Remake Album) Track 3 – Listen here for 1 minute sample
 Music: Kim Hyung Sik / Lyrics: Park Joo Hyun
Score: 483

15. (-3) Hyun Young – 누나의꿈 (Sister’s Dream)
Genre: Pop
Album: Hyun Young – Dream 누나의 꿈 (EP) Track 1 – Listen here for 1 minute sample
 Music: Foreign song / Lyrics: Hong Ji Yoo
Score: 380

16. (-3) Bada – V.I.P.
Genre: Pop/Dance
Album: Bada Vol. 3 Track 4 – Listen here for 1 minute sample
 Music: Sang Won / Lyrics: Bada
Score: 368

17. (–) Maybee – 다소 (Plenty of smile)
Genre: Pop/Ballad
Album: Maybee Vol. 1 Track 4 – Listen here to 1 minute sample
 Music: Kim Gun Woo / Lyrics: Maybee
Score: 364

18. (New) Loveholic – 차라의숲 (Chara’s Forest)
Genre: Modern Rock
Album: Loveholic Vol. 3 Track 2 – Listen here for 1 minute sample

Score: 349

19. (New) Transfixion – Time to say Goodbye
Genre: Rock
Album: Transfixion Vol. 2 Track 1 – Listen here for 1 minute sample

Score: 319

20. (–) Clazziquai (featuring Tablo) – Love Mode
Genre: New Age/Jazz
Album: Clazziquai 2nd remix album Track 2 – Listen here for 1 minute sample
 Music + Lyrics: Kim Sung Hoon
Score: 274

Dropped out from last week: sad.gif
15. Mose – 한걸믐 (One step)
16. Lee Seung Ki – 하기힘든말 (Words hard to tell)
18. Brown Eyed Girls – 다가와서 (Staying Close)
19. Roller Coaster – 숨길수없어요 (Can’t conceal)

Sources of the top 20

The sources of this top 20 chart is pretty much the same but the weight assigned to each source may be different each week because some charts do not update weekly (e.g. MNet M!Countdown) and I assign fewer percentage when it happens. From now on, I’ll list my chart sources each week. M!Countdown is back this week so its percentage goes back up to 20%. MTV Korea is changing its programs for the summer – no more MTV Live Wow and MTV Most Wanted.

ChartKorea – 20%
Hanteo Weekly Album Sales (2 weeks lag) – 20%
MNet M!Countdown – 20%
SBS Inky Gayo Top 50 (1 week lag) – 12%
Various Internet charts (Melon, Jukeon, MaxMP3, Dosirak, SBS Music Park, MBC gayo top 50, MNet gayo top 100) – 12%
MTV Kountdown – 8%
MTV Poll – 3%
Gasoo appearance on gayo shows (MBC Music Core, SBS Inky Gayo, KBS Music Bank, MNet M!Countdown, Pops In Seoul, Show Music Tank, KBS Yoon Do Hyun Love Letter, SBS Music Wave, MBC Kim Dong Ryul For You) – 5%