Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – April Week 4

Sibling duo Akdong Musician (AKMU) is the big story on our chart this week as their song “200%” jumped all the way from No. 17 to No. 1. In addition to that, their other title tracks are at #8 and #17 this week, giving them three songs in the top 20. 

Winner of K-Pop Star Season 2, AKMU was subsequently signed by YG Entertainment. Last year, the duo had songs “I Love You” and “Bean Bing Soo” in the top 20, and this is the first time they hit the top 10 and immediately having a chart topper. AKMU’s folk pop style provides a fresh stream to K-Pop and is definitely a group to watch out. Congratulations to them.

“200%” is the title track of AKMU’s debut album “Play.” Written by male member Lee Chan Hyuk, the song is about those who have ever had a crush on someone but couldn’t muster up the courage to tell them. The upbeat and rhythmic folk pop melody and the witty rap highlights the song. “200%” is only five points below a perfect score this week and will be the favorite to repeat as No. 1 next week.

Carrying on YG’s successful strategy of multiple title tracks from a full length album, there were three title songs from AKMU’s album “Play.” The second title track “Give Love” also makes it to the top 10 moving up 11 spots to No. 8. “Give Love” is inspired by the phrase written on a love-heart that is used on a smart phone game. The song shows AKMU’s creativity and unique ideas. Their third title track “Melted” is at No. 17 this week.

Last week’s No. 1 song “Mr. Chu” by A Pink drops one spot to No. 2 this week. Rounding out the top three is Mad Clown’s collaboration with Hyorin, “Without You,” moving up four spots from No. 7 last week.

Besides AKMU, there is one other new song in the top 10. Moving up 18 spots to No. 5 is a collaboration between IU and new male quartet HIGH4. Their song “Spring, Love Or Cherry Blossom” is tailor made for the spring season. IU wrote the lyrics herself. The real instrument sounds, funky rhythms and addictive melodies of the song makes listener feeling the crisp refreshing taste of spring.

Singles Music Chart - April 2014, Week 4
  • 1 (+16) 200%
    • Chart Info
    • 17 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 17 Peak on chart
  • 2 (-1) Mr. Chu
    • Chart Info
    • 1 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 3 (+4) Without You (feat. Hyorin)
    • Chart Info
    • 7 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 7 Peak on chart
  • 4 (-2) Meet Him Among Them
    • Chart Info
    • 2 Previous rank
    • 4 Number of week on chart
    • 2 Peak on chart
  • 5 (+18) Spring, Love Or Cherry Blossom
    • Chart Info
    • 23 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 23 Peak on chart
  • 6 (-3) Catallena
    • Chart Info
    • 3 Previous rank
    • 6 Number of week on chart
    • 2 Peak on chart
  • 7 (-3) Wild Flower
    • Chart Info
    • 4 Previous rank
    • 4 Number of week on chart
    • 4 Peak on chart
  • 8 (+11) Give Love
    • Chart Info
    • 19 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 19 Peak on chart
  • 9 (-3) Uh-ee
    • Chart Info
    • 6 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 6 Peak on chart
  • 10 (-5) Ordinary Song
    • Chart Info
    • 5 Previous rank
    • 5 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
Rank Song Artist/Band
11 (–) 오늘 뭐해 (Whatcha Doin’ Today) 4minute
12 (-3) 뜨래요 (Dduraeyo (feat. Angri of 3B)) BaeChiGi
13 (-5) Come Back Home 2NE1
14 (+15) 너 사용법 (The Manual) Eddy Kim
15 (-2) Mr. Mr. Girls’ Generation
16 (new) 티가 나나봐 (Can’t Hide It) 15&
17 (+1) 얼음들 (Melted) Akdong Musician
18 (-2) 야시시 (Yasisi) NS Yoon G
19 (-9) 썸 (Some (feat. Lilboi of Geeks)) Soyu, Junggigo
20 (+12) 메트로놈 (Metronome (feat. Simon Dominic and Gray)) Jay Park
21 (-9) 그런 남자 (That Kind Of Guy) Bro
22 (+14) 밀당의 고수 (Push & Pull) Eddy Kim
23 (+1) Only You 2NE1
24 (-4) Can’t Stop CN Blue
25 (-10) 감아 (Hold Me Tight (feat. Crush)) Loco
26 (-12) 가끔 (Sometimes) Crush
27 (+4) 요즘 바쁜가봐 (Love Game) 2BiC
28 (new) 다만 그대를 (I Just Loved You) Park Shi Hwan
29 (-2) 우리 사이 (Be A Man) MBLAQ
30 (new) 투하트 (Tell Me Why (Broadcasting Ver.)) Toheart
31 (new) 다음날 (Next Day) Juniel
32 (-6) 고마워 내사랑 (Thank You My Love) Hong Dae Kwang
33 (-8) 너의 모든 순간 (Every Moment Of You) Sung Si Kyung
34 (-13) 보름달 (Full Moon (feat. Lena)) Sunmi
35 (new) 자꾸 눈물이 납니다 (Keep Up The Tears) Ali
36 (new) 눈물이 펑펑 (Tears Fall) Kim Tae Hyun (Dickpunks)
37 (new) Your Love (feat. Lisa) Lee Jung
38 (new) 난 별 (I’m A Star) Lee Sora
39 (-2) 치사 Bounce (Chisa’Bounce) M.I.B
40 (+1) 금요일에 만나요 (Friday (feat. Jang Yi Jung of History)) IU
41 (new) 끊어줄래 (Can You Stop (feat. San E, Tae.1)) Han Hae (Phantom)
42 (new) 누나라고 불러 (Call Me Noona) Kang Min Hee, Kanto
43 (-21) Swing Super Junior M
44 (-2) 심장이 뛴다 (Beat) 100%
45 (-6) Something Girl’s Day
46 (new) Look At Me Now Speed
47 (new) 소원 (Wish) Flower Go Yoo Jin
48 (-1) 짧은 치마 (Miniskirt) AOA
49 (-3) 별일 없니? (How Are You) Gavy NJ
50 (-5) 널 사랑한다, 지운다, 또 운다 (Love You, Erase You, And I Cry) Shin Yong Jae

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 and the 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:

GAON Music Chart – 20%
Various Internet charts (Olleh, Bugs, Melon, Soribada, Genie) – 15%
Billboard Korea – 20% 
TV Music Show charts (SBS Inkigayo, KBS Music Bank, MBC Music Core, MNet M!Countdown) – 45%

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