TWICE’s “Heart Shaker” Maintains Top Spot; Soompi’s K-Pop Music Chart 2018, January Week 4

TWICE’s “Heart Shaker” held on by two points to win our top spot for the fourth straight week! Despite the competition being a lot more intense than expected, “Heart Shaker” remained consistent on all chart sources, which was enough for the song to spend another week and the whole month of January on top of our chart. Congratulations again to TWICE!

Moving up 12 spots and just missing out on having their first ever No. 1 song on our chart is Oh My Girl’s “Secret Garden.” This song is the title track of their fifth mini-album of the same name. It has a listener-friendly melody and has lyrics that have a sense of hope, making this song even better to sing along to.

Moving up nine spots to No. 3 is INFINITE’s “Tell Me.” This is the title song of INFINITE’s third studio album “Top Seed.” It is a dance song with a minimal sound and restrained vocals. INFINITE’s more relaxed and mature performance is also noteworthy. “Tell Me” won all of last week’s music shows and was thought to be the favorite to take over our top spot. However, it settled for No.3 this week.

We have two other new songs in the top 10! Moving up 11 spots to No. 7 is veteran musician Kim Dong Ryul’s “Reply.” This song is the title track of his first mini-album of the same name. Despite being in the music industry for more than 20 years, Kim Dong Ryul takes his time to produce his music and only releases a new album once every three to four years. With Kim Dong Ryul’s trademark soft and comfortable vocals, “Reply” is a sad ballad that reveals a breakup in a unique way.

Up seven spots to No. 9 is Bolbbalgan4’s new song “First Love.” It is a collaboration between Bolbbalgan4 and Dingo Music. The lyrics express the thrill of first love and wanting one’s crush to know how you feel about them even though they might not feel the same.

Singles Music Chart - January 2018, Week 4
  • 1 (–) Heart Shaker
    • Chart Info
    • 1 Previous rank
       
    • 5 Number of week on chart
       
    • 1 Peak on chart
       
  • 2 (+12) Secret Garden
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    • 14 Previous rank
       
    • 2 Number of week on chart
       
    • 2 Peak on chart
       
  • 3 (+9) Tell Me
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    • 12 Previous rank
       
    • 2 Number of week on chart
       
    • 3 Peak on chart
       
  • 4 (+1) Good Old Days
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    • 5 Previous rank
       
    • 5 Number of week on chart
       
    • 4 Peak on chart
       
  • 5 (-2) Peek-A-Boo
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    • 3 Previous rank
       
    • 9 Number of week on chart
       
    • 1 Peak on chart
       
  • 6 (-4) Universe
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    • 2 Previous rank
       
    • 4 Number of week on chart
       
    • 2 Peak on chart
       
  • 7 (+11) Reply
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    • 18 Previous rank
       
    • 2 Number of week on chart
       
    • 7 Peak on chart
       
  • 8 (-4) Beautiful
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    • 4 Previous rank
       
    • 9 Number of week on chart
       
    • 1 Peak on chart
       
  • 9 (+7) First Love
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    • 16 Previous rank
       
    • 2 Number of week on chart
       
    • 9 Peak on chart
       
  • 10 (-4) DNA
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    • 6 Previous rank
       
    • 17 Number of week on chart
       
    • 1 Peak on chart
       
Rank Song Artist/Band
11 (+8) Don’t Leave Block B
12 (-5) Sound Of Winter Park Hyo Shin
13 (-4) 선물 (Gift) Melomance
14 (+1) Bboom Bboom MOMOLAND
15 (new) 주인공 (Heroine) Sunmi
16 (new) Roller Coaster Chungha
17 (-7) 눈 (Snow (feat. Lee Moon Sae)) Zion.T
18 (-7) 기억의 빈자리 (Emptiness in Memory) Naul
19 (-6) 그때의 나, 그때의 우리 (When We Were Two) Urban Zakapa
20 (new) 꽃이야 (My Flower) JBJ
21 (+1) Instagram Dean
22 (-14) 그리워하다 (Missing You) BTOB
23 (-6) 연애소설 (Love Story (feat. IU)) Epik High
24 (+7) 덜덜덜 (DDD) EXID
25 (+1) 밤이 되니까 (At Night) Punch
26 (-3) 좋아 (Yes) Yoon Jong Shin, Minseo
27 (–) All Of My Life Park Won
28 (+12) 다이아몬드걸 (Diamond Girl) MXM
29 (+7) 마지막처럼 (As If It’s Your Last) BLACKPINK
30 (+4) 이 별 (Star) Gil9Bong9
31 (-10) Paint Me MAMAMOO
32 (+1) We Are (feat. Loco, GRAY) Woo Won Jae
33 (new) 새벽 (Lonely) Jo Kwon
34 (-6) Only You Huh Gak
35 (-6) 첫눈처럼 너에게 가겠다 (I Will Go To You Like The First Snow) Ailee
36 (new) 뚝 (Quit) Wooyoung
37 (-17) Do You Know That Person Lim Chang Jung
38 (-8) Would Be Better Heize
39 (-14) 미안해 (Lie) Yang Da Il
40 (-1) Dear. My Fool Zi-A
41 (+1) Break Up In The Morning 4men
42 (-1) 뜨거운 감자 (Hot Potato) N.Flying
43 (+3) 사랑하지 않은 것처럼 (The Love) Buzz
44 (+1) 빈차 (Home Is Far Away (feat. Oh Hyuk)) Epik High
45 (-13) 잠 못 드는 밤 비는 내리고 (Sleepless Rainy Night) IU
46 (-9) WOLF BABY TRCNG
47 (-9) 박수 (Clap) SEVENTEEN
48 (-5) Lip & Hip HyunA
49 (+1) 우리 둘만 아는 (Only We Know) Yoon Gun
50 (new) Like Paradise Kriesha Chu

About the Soompi Music Chart

Soompi Music Chart is unlike any other music chart or television ranking. It takes into account rankings by various major music charts in Korea as well as the hottest trending artists on Soompi, making it a unique chart that reflects what’s going on in K-pop not only in Korea but around the world. Our chart is composed of the following sources:

GAON Singles+Albums+Social Chart – 25%
Various Internet Charts (Olleh, Bugs, Melon, Soribada, Genie) – 15%
Soompi Airplay – 20%
TV Music Show Charts (SBS Inkigayo, KBS Music Bank, MNet M!Countdown, MBC Music Core, MBC PLUS Show Champion) – 40%