Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2013 - June Week 5

Big changes in the top 10 this week as all the top three songs are new entries from outside of the top 10.

As expected, SISTAR’s “Give It To Me” moves from No. 13 all the way to No. 1 this week.  This song has swept nearly every music chart in Korea and it is no surprise to see it on top of our chart with a high score of 977 points.  “Give It To Me” is the title song of SISTAR’s second full length album.  Written by Double Sidekick, “Give It To Me” is an electronic dance beat song with an addictive melody.  This song may be one of the top hit songs of 2013.  With its success, SISTAR also firmly cemented themselves as one of the top girl groups in K-Pop now.

Moving up a big 25-spots to No. 2 is After School’s latest hit “First Love.”  This song is coming from After School’s sixth maxi single of the same name.  This slow-beat dance song is composed by Brave Brothers.   It reminds us a little bit of another Brave Brothers hit song, SISTAR19’s “Gone Not Around Any Longer” earlier this year.  Listeners will be able to experience yet another side of After School through this number, including the pole dance in their performances.  After School’s songs are always in the top three but they are still looking for their first ever No. 1 song.  Let see if they will get it this time.

Also moving up 25 spots to No. 3 to complete a female sweep this week is Ivy’s new song “I Dance.”  This is the title song from Ivy’s second mini-album of the same name.  This time Ivy reunited with JYP, who wrote this song and also her debut hit “Tonight” back in 2005.  “I Dance” combines tango, hip-hop, and electronic genres. The song holds lyrics about dancing and singing in order to forget pain. What makes the song even more anticipated is that Wonder Girls’ Yoobin lends her voice for the rap portion of the song.

The last new song in the top 10 is at No. 7 and it belongs to rock band Nell’s “Ocean Of Light.”  Recently, Nell released part two of their “Gravity” series, “Escaping Gravity.” The songs in this album follow the theme of escaping from frustration and despair.  Title song “Ocean Of Light” is written by lead singer Kim Jong Wan.  This modern rock track brings out the finest in Korean rock music.  Despite being dominated by idol singers, this song has no trouble hitting the top 10.

This is the last weekly music chart of the first half of 2013.  I am going to announce the half year top 10 K-Pop songs from our chart in the middle of next week.  Be sure to check back and find out what are the most popular songs in the first half of this year.

Singles Music Chart - June 2013, Week 5
  • 1 (+12) Give It To Me
    • Chart Info
    • 13 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 2 (+25) First Love
    • Chart Info
    • 27 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 27 Peak on chart
  • 3 (+25) I Dance
    • Chart Info
    • 28 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 28 Peak on chart
  • 4 (-2) Short Hair
    • Chart Info
    • 2 Previous rank
    • 4 Number of week on chart
    • 2 Peak on chart
  • 5 (+2) Bad Girl (feat. E-Sens)
    • Chart Info
    • 7 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 7 Peak on chart
  • 6 (-5) Bad Girls
    • Chart Info
    • 1 Previous rank
    • 5 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 7 (+5) Ocean Of Light
    • Chart Info
    • 12 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 12 Peak on chart
  • 8 (-4) Smoky Girl
    • Chart Info
    • 4 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 4 Peak on chart
  • 9 (-6) Sunshine
    • Chart Info
    • 3 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 3 Peak on chart
  • 10 (-4) Wolf
    • Chart Info
    • 6 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 6 Peak on chart
Rank Song Artist/Band
11 (-6) 이름이 뭐예요? (What’s Your Name?) 4minute
12 (new) All Right Kim Ye Rim
13 (+3) Trap (feat. Kyuhyun, Taemin) Henry
14 (–) Only You 4men
15 (new) A Good Boy Baek Ah Yeon
16 (+6) Painkiller T-Ara, The Seeya, Five Dolls, Speed
17 (-9) 나쁜 기집애 (The Baddest Female) CL
18 (new) 왜 이제야 왔니 (Why Did You Come Just Now) Jung Yup
19 (-10) 이게 무슨 일이야 (What’s Happening) B1A4
20 (+3) 잘 있나요 (Best Wishes To You) The One
21 (-11) Return (feat. Harim, Hotoo) 2BiC
22 (new) My Love Lee Seung Chul
23 (new) I’m Sorry BEAST
24 (new) 만인의 연인 (Darling Of All Hearts (feat. Harim)) Sunny Hill
25 (-8) 봄봄봄 (Bom Bom Bom) Roy Kim
26 (-8) Yoohoo Secret
27 (-8) 콩떡빙수 (Bean Bing Soo) Akdong Musician
28 (-7) Number 1 Two Months
29 (new) 내 다리를 봐 (Be Ambitious) Dal Shabet
30 (new) 거름 (Fertilizer) Ulala Session
31 (-1) 마지막 그 한마디 (Last Word) Lee Seung Gi
32 (-1) Hyde VIXX
33 (-1) Wash Away (feat. Ailee) Geeks
34 (+16) Black Tinkerbell Chocolat
35 (new) 어떤 설레임 (Something Flutters) Ra.D
36 (new) Marry Me Koyote
37 (new) 전화해 집에 (Party Rock) Boys Republic
38 (-2) 나를 잊지말아요 (Don’t Forget Me) Suzy
39 (-14) 선잠 (나 그대의 사랑이 되리) (Light Sleep) J-Rabbit
40 (new) 청춘예찬 (Ode To Youth) Lee Hyun Woo
41 (-21) This Love Shinhwa
42 (-5) 천국과 지옥 사이 (Between Heaven And Hell) BoA
43 (-14) 이 나이 먹도록 (Getting To This Age) Vibe
44 (-11) Gentlemen Psy
45 (-4) Want U Back 100%
46 (new) I’m Stupid Shin Ji Hoon
47 (-13) 기대해 (Expect) Girl’s Day
48 (-13) Wild Nine Muses
49 (new) Echo Every Single Day
50 (new) 나의 사랑비가 되어줄래 (Would You Be My Love Rain?) Shin Jae

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 airplay 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% 
SBS Inkigayo Chart  – 10%
KBS Music Bank K-Chart – 10%
MNet M!Countdown Chart – 10%

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