Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 – January Week 4

The top three songs remain the same as of last week.Girls’ Generation’s “I Got A Boy” repeats as No. 1 for the second straight week. It had a slight drop in points, but is still well ahead of Baek Ji Young’s second place song “Hate.” “I Got A Boy” won the triple crown on both M!Countdown and Music Bank, so it should get at least another week on top.

Rounding out the top three is Sunny Hill’s “Goodbye To Romance”, still holding strong at No. 3 as this song has been in the top three all of January.

There are four new songs in the top 10 this week, and three of those are right below the top three. At No. 4, Infinite H moves up 17 spots with “Special Girl.” Infinite H is a duo consists of Infinite members Dongwoo and Hoya. They are the second Infinite members to come out with their own music, following leader Kim Sunggyu‘s solo mini-album last month. Unlike Infinite’s dance oriented music, Infinite H has a hip-hop approach. Their title track “Special Girl” was written by famous hip-hop producer Primary. It is a pop style hip-hop number that showcases both vocals and rap. The song also features R&B vocalist, Bumkey.

Debuting at No. 5 is the long awaited comeback song “I’m Sorry” from CNBlue. This is the title song from the group’s fourth mini-album “RE:Blue.” It is their first Korean release in ten months. The band composed all the songs themselves. “I’m Sorry” is a CNBlue style modern rock number that will capture fans’ attentions for sure. This song has a chance to challenge for the top spot next week.

Moving up six spots to No. 6 is hip-hop artist Verbal Jint’s new song “Good Start,” featuring the vocals of Kang Min Hee from Miss $, who also stars in the music video. This is an R&B track in which Verbal Jint’s rap blends well Kang Min Hee’s vocal. Last year, Verbal Jint had his first top 10 hit “You Deserved Better,” and reached No. 5 on our chart. Let see if “Good Start” can do better.

Another brand new debut song is at No. 9. Hip-hop group Bae Chi Gi is back in the top 10 with their latest hit “Shower Of Tears,” coming from Part 2 of their fourth album. This song features the vocals of last year’s top rookie, Ailee. Bae Chi Gi is known for their unique sound. “Shower Of Tears” is about It is an emotional breakup story which is told by the vocal of Ailee and rapping of Bae Chi Gi.

Singles Music Chart - January 2013, Week 4
  • 1 (–) I Got A Boy
    • Chart Info
    • 1 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 2 (–) Hate (feat. Yiruma)
    • Chart Info
    • 2 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 2 Peak on chart
  • 3 (–) Goodbye To Romance
    • Chart Info
    • 3 Previous rank
    • 5 Number of week on chart
    • 2 Peak on chart
  • 4 (+17) Special Girl (Feat.Bumkey)
    • Chart Info
    • 21 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 4 Peak on chart
  • 5 (new) I’m Sorry
    • Chart Info
    • 0 Previous rank
    • 1 Number of week on chart
    • 5 Peak on chart
  • 6 (+6) Good Start (feat. Kang Min Hee of Miss $)
    • Chart Info
    • 12 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 6 Peak on chart
  • 7 (-3) Caffeine (feat. Yong Jun Hyung)
    • Chart Info
    • 4 Previous rank
    • 7 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 8 (-2) Return
    • Chart Info
    • 6 Previous rank
    • 7 Number of week on chart
    • 2 Peak on chart
  • 9 (new) Shower Of Tears (feat. Ailee)
    • Chart Info
    • 0 Previous rank
    • 1 Number of week on chart
    • 9 Peak on chart
  • 10 (-3) Bad Person
    • Chart Info
    • 7 Previous rank
    • 7 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
Rank Song Artist/Band
11 (-6) Talk That Secret
12 (-4) Don’t Go December
13 (+29) 아이야 (I Yah) Boyfriend
14 (-5) 일년전에 (One Year Ago) Jang Hyun Seung, Jung Eun Ji, Kim Nam Joo
15 (+1) 혼자라고 생각말기 (Don’t Think You Are Alone) Kim Bo Kyung
16 (-6) 그대가 잠든 사이 (While You’re Sleeping) Jea
17 (-6) 반창꼬 (Bandage) Noel
18 (+18) 친구 아닌 남자로 (As A Man, Not A Friend) Lee Suk Hoon
19 (-6) Officially Missing You, Too (ft. Soyu) Geeks
20 (-3) 보여줄게 (I Will Show You) Ailee
21 (+22) 이기적이야 (Selfish) Ali
22 (new) 빗소리 (Rain Sound) B.A.P
23 (+2) ? (feat. Choija, Zion.T) Primary
24 (-6) 사랑은 이렇게 (Love Is Like This) K.will
25 (+1) 오늘 뭐해? (What Are You Doing Today?) Hello Venus
26 (-11) I Like That GLAM
27 (new) 24/7 2yoon
28 (-9) 다 예뻐 (Everything Is Pretty) Han Sun Hwa (Secret) & Young Jae (B.A.P)
29 (-2) That’s My Fault (feat. Davichi) Speed
30 (-16) 다 잊었니 (Did You Forget Everything?) 2BiC
31 (-2) 키다리 아저씨 (Daddy Long Legs) Baek Ah Yeon
32 (new) Mine Kim Jae Joong
33 (-2) 멀어질까봐 (Far Away…Young Love) C-Clown
34 (-10) 일 년째 (For A Year) Zia
35 (new) You & I Monday Kiz
36 (new) 다칠 준비가 돼 있어 (On And On) VIXX
37 (new) 이별재회 (Farewell) FreeStyle
38 (-3) 강남스타일 (Gangnam Style) Psy
39 (-19) Have Don’t Have Dal Shabet
40 (-18) 서랍정리 (Cleaning Drawers) Big Mama
41 (-9) 똑같은 사랑 똑같은 이별 (All The Same) Urban Zakapa
42 (new) 밤하늘의 별을 4 (The Stars Of The Night 4) Kiroy Y
43 (-5) Dual Life Kim Sori
44 (new) Sorry (feat. Yazoh) Lee Seung Hwan
45 (-11) 바람기억 (Memory Of The Wind) Naul
46 (new) 지혈 (Hemostasis) Ock Joo Hyun
47 (new) Beautiful Love Kim So Jung
48 (new) 예쁘다 (So Pretty) Airplane
49 (-16) 니 얼굴 떠올라 (Reminds Of You) Byul
50 (new) 조용필처럼 (Like Cho Yong Pil) Phantom

About the Soompi Music Chart:

Soompi Music Chart is unlike any other music charts or television rankings. It takes into account rankings by various major music charts in Korea and airplays of each song, making it an unbiased and objective tally of what’s going on in the world of K-pop. Our chart is composed of the following sources:

Air Monitor Chart – 15%

GAON Music Chart – 20%
Various Internet charts (Olleh, Bugs, Melon, Soribada) – 15%
Billboard Korea – 20%   
Music Show Appearances – 10%
KBS Music Bank K-Chart – 10% 
MNet M!Countdown Chart – 10%

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