IU’s “Blueming” Guards No. 1 Spot; Soompi’s K-Pop Music Chart 2020, January Week 1

Welcome to our first weekly music chart of 2020!

The criteria for Soompi’s music chart has now changed to more accurately reflect the popularity of songs in Korea and around the world in a timely manner each week. These changes include:

  • Addition of Hanteo’s weekly singles and albums charts: Hanteo Chart provides data in real-time on album sales and digital chart results, as well as specific data on global album sales. is one of the best independent chart sources in Korea. Adding Hanteo to the mix will make sure the latest hits are included in our weekly chart.
  • Addition of YouTube’s weekly K-pop song and music video charts: YouTube has recently played a more significant role in the popularity of songs, and view counts reflect the hottest trending songs and music videos internationally.
  • Removed from our chart sources are Korean music show charts and various internet charts (Bugs, Melon, Soribada, Genie). As songs tend to enter music show charts over a week after they are released, this has been removed from the criteria to improve timeliness of results. Internet charts were removed as Gaon data, which is also part of the criteria, also reflects Internet chart results.

Several songs entered the top 10 for the first time for this week’s chart based on this new criteria.

The top two songs remain the same as the last chart of 2019, with IU’s “Blueming” as the No. 1 song for the third consecutive week. The song has picked up five music show wins so far, and it also had the top overall score on Hanteo and YouTube last week. Congratulations again to IU!

Holding on to No. 2 is MAMAMOO’s “HIP,” which has taken seven music show wins.

Four songs newly entered the top 10 this week. Debuting at No. 3 is Red Velvet’s “Psycho,” the title track from their new album “The ReVe Festival: Finale.” The mid-tempo urban dance track has a melody that constantly changes along with a catchy hook.

Moving up 22 spots to No. 4 is CHANGMO’s “METEOR,” a hip hop song in which CHANGMO compares himself to a meteor that breaks you down.

Up 13 spots to No. 5 is a collaboration between Yumdda, Deepflow, Paloalto, The Quiett, and Simon Dominic titled “I’MMA DO.” It is the second single from the Dingo X DAMOIM project.

Debuting at No. 10 is Baek Ji Young’s “No Love, No Heartbreak,” the ninth single from the ODR PROJECT. This ballad is about a woman who struggles to move on from a past relationship as she keeps inflicting sadness while thinking about their past together.

Singles Music Chart - January 2020, Week 1
  • 1 (–) Blueming
    • Chart Info
    • 1 Previous rank
       
    • 5 Number of week on chart
       
    • 1 Peak on chart
       
  • 2 (–) HIP
    • Chart Info
    • 2 Previous rank
       
    • 6 Number of week on chart
       
    • 1 Peak on chart
       
  • 3 (new) Psycho
    • Chart Info
    • 0 Previous rank
       
    • 1 Number of week on chart
       
    • 50 Peak on chart
       
  • 4 (+22) METEOR
    • Chart Info
    • 26 Previous rank
       
    • 3 Number of week on chart
       
    • 26 Peak on chart
       
  • 5 (+13) I’MMA DO
    • Chart Info
    • 18 Previous rank
       
    • 3 Number of week on chart
       
    • 18 Peak on chart
       
  • 6 (-3) Obsession
    • Chart Info
    • 3 Previous rank
       
    • 4 Number of week on chart
       
    • 2 Peak on chart
       
  • 7 (+9) Boy With Luv (feat. Halsey)
    • Chart Info
    • 16 Previous rank
       
    • 37 Number of week on chart
       
    • 1 Peak on chart
       
  • 8 (+1) First Winter
    • Chart Info
    • 9 Previous rank
       
    • 2 Number of week on chart
       
    • 9 Peak on chart
       
  • 9 (-4) Late Night
    • Chart Info
    • 5 Previous rank
       
    • 7 Number of week on chart
       
    • 2 Peak on chart
       
  • 10 (new) No Love, No Heartbreak
    • Chart Info
    • 0 Previous rank
       
    • 1 Number of week on chart
       
    • 47 Peak on chart
       
Rank Song Artist/Band
11 (+3) Feel Special TWICE
12 (-6) 어떻게 이별까지 사랑하겠어, 널 사랑하는 거지 (How can I love the heartbreak, you’re the one I love) AKMU
13 (-6) 십이월 이십오일의 고백 (My Christmas wish) Jung Seung Hwan
14 (-4) 불티 (Spark) Taeyeon
15 (+8) 흔들리는 꽃들 속에서 네 샴푸향이 느껴진거야 (Your Shampoo Scent In The Flowers) Jang Beom June
16 (-12) Dear. Davichi
17 (-4) 조금 취했어 (I’m a little drunk) Lim Jae Hyun
18 (+6) To You My Light (feat. Lee Raon) Maktub
19 (+2) 사랑이란 멜로는 없어 (I Still Love You A Lot) Jeon Sang Keun
20 (-9) 이 번호로 전화해줘 (Call me back) Vibe
21 (-13) 헤어진 우리가 지켜야 할 것들 (Goodbye list) Kim Na Young, Yang Da Il
22 (-7) 새 사랑 (Another Love) Song Ha Ye
23 (+4) Phocha Hwang In Wook
24 (+1) 시든 꽃에 물을 주듯 (The Lonely Bloom Stands Alone) HYNN
25 (-6) 인기 (FAME (feat. Song Ga In, Chancellor)) MC Mong
26 (-6) See you later Jang Deok Cheol
27 (-15) 날 보러 와요 (Come See Me) AOA
28 (+6) Again V.O.S
29 (-1) 워커홀릭 (Workaholic) BOL4
30 (+1) Remember Me Gummy
31 (new) Flower Yoon Mi Rae
32 (-3) 바람 (Levanter) Stray Kids
33 (+3) 술이 문제야 (Drunk On Love) Jang Hye Jin, Yoon Min Soo
34 (-17) FEVER (feat. SUPERBEE, BIBI) Park Jin Young
35 (–) 허전해 (empty) Paul Kim
36 (+5) As You Wish WJSN
37 (+9) 영화 속에 나오는 주인공처럼 (Like a heroine in the movie) Punch
38 (+1) Story of night fall Kassy
39 (+3) Numb CIX
40 (+7) Good bye Wheein
41 (+8) 우리 어떻게 할까요 (Shall we?) Chen
42 (new) 하얀 겨울 (White Winter) Woojoo jjokkomi
43 (-10) 시간이 필요해 (The Time I Need) Kim Jae Hwan
44 (-6) 누나 (NUNA) Kim Jae Hwan
45 (-1) CHANEL (feat. Park Bom) MC Mong
46 (new) 겨울나비 (Winter Butterfly) Hyuk
47 (+1) 벗 (He’story) Nilo
48 (new) 텅 (Empty (feat. HAON)) VINXEN
49 (new) 우린 이제, 우리 그냥 (Goodbye) HoooW
50 (new) 짬에서 나오는 바이브 (Charm of Life) Mommy Son

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 – 40%
Hanteo Singles + Albums – 30%
Soompi Airplay – 20%
Youtube K-pop Songs + Music Videos – 10%

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