Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2014 – November Week 5

Big changes in our chart this week as half of the top 10 songs are brand new, including the top three songs. Super Junior’s Kyuhyun took home the top spot with his first solo hit “At Gwanghwamun.” Kyuhyun has previously showcased his ballad skills as member of Super Junior’s sub-unit KRY. This time he has the stage to his own. “At Gwanghwamun” is the title song of Kyuhyun’s first mini-album. This Kenzie written ballad is a tailor made song for winter. The lyrics describe a couple’s separation by using the seasonal transition as a metaphor. Kyuhyun’s beautiful vocal reminds us of ballad kings Shin Seung Hoon and Sung Shi Kyung. This song won on three music shows last week (Music Bank, Music Core, M!Countdown.) It is also doing very well on all independent charts. Congratulations to Kyuhyun.

Moving up 15 spots to No. 2 is AOA’s latest hit “Like A Cat.” This song is the title track from AOA’s second mini-album of the same name. Collaborating once again with Brave Brothers, “Like A Cat” is a Latin style pop dance hit with cute lyrics about how girls want to look pretty to guys they like. This song won on Show Champion last week. AOA has enjoyed a breakout year in 2014 that sees them rising from relatively unknown to one of the top girl groups. “Like A Cat” capped their great year heading into the year end award season.

No. 3 is a special collaboration between Lee Hi and Akdong Musician’s Lee Suhyun. Together they called themselves HI SUHYUN. Their single “I’m Different” moves up 13 spots to No. 3. This song won on SBS Inkigayo last week. New YG group iKON’s Bobby is featured on this song. Even though the two girls have unique, contrasting voices, they are in perfect harmony on this song.

The fourth new song in the top five is a surprise hit at No. 5. Moving up from No. 27 last week is indie duo 10cm’s “Sseudam Sseudam.” This song is one of the three title songs from 10cm’s third studio album. The unique folksy melody of this song instantly separates it from the rest of the top 10. This is highest ranked hit song by 10cm to date. The only other time they were in the top 10 was back in 2012 with “Sorrow.”

The last of the five new top 10 songs is at No. 9. It is from ballad singer Ali’s “Pungpung.” This is the title song from Ali’s third mini-album “Turning Point.” This week it moves up 21 spots to No. 9. Ali has gained a lot of recognition participating in the TV Program “Immortal Songs 2.” “Pungpung” is a song with a wide range that showcases Ali’s talented and unique vocal. The lyrics are about a girl who cannot stop crying while remembering a past love.

Singles Music Chart - November 2014, Week 5
  • 1 (+13) At Gwanghwamun
    • Chart Info
    • 14 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 2 (+15) Like A Cat
    • Chart Info
    • 17 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 2 Peak on chart
  • 3 (+13) I’m Different (feat. Bobby)
    • Chart Info
    • 16 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 3 Peak on chart
  • 4 (-2) 12:30
    • Chart Info
    • 2 Previous rank
    • 6 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 5 (+22) Sseudam Sseudam
    • Chart Info
    • 27 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 5 Peak on chart
  • 6 (–) Cheer Up
    • Chart Info
    • 6 Previous rank
    • 4 Number of week on chart
    • 6 Peak on chart
  • 7 (-4) When Would It Be (duet with IU)
    • Chart Info
    • 3 Previous rank
    • 5 Number of week on chart
    • 3 Peak on chart
  • 8 (-7) Happen Ending (feat. Cho Won Sun of Rollercoaster)
    • Chart Info
    • 1 Previous rank
    • 6 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 9 (+21) Pungpung
    • Chart Info
    • 30 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 9 Peak on chart
  • 10 (-6) Miss Me Or Diss Me (feat. Jil Shil of Mad Soul Child)
    • Chart Info
    • 4 Previous rank
    • 4 Number of week on chart
    • 4 Peak on chart
Rank Song Artist/Band
11 (-2) 손대지마 (Don’t Touch Me) Ailee
12 (+3) Tough Cookie (feat. Don Mills) Zico
13 (-3) How I Am Kim Dong Ryul
14 (new) Good Boy G-Dragon, Taeyang
15 (new) Erase (feat. Iron) Hyorin, Jooyoung
16 (-11) 화장 지웠어 (No Make Up (feat. Zion. T, HA:TFELT)) Gaeko
17 (new) 하지하지마 (Stop Stop It) GOT7
18 (-11) 나타나 주라 (Over The Destiny) 2AM
19 (-11) Error VIXX
20 (new) 세 사람 (Three People (with Sung Shi Kyung)) Toy
21 (-10) 위로 (Consolation) Urban Zakapa
22 (-1) 악동뮤지션 (Time And Fallen Leaves) Akdong Musician
23 (-4) Twenty Five Song Ji Eun (Secret)
24 (-12) 보고싶어 (I Miss You) Girl’s Day
25 (new) Missing You 10cm
26 (-2) 도망가자 (Let’s Run Away (feat. Lyn)) MC Mong
27 (-5) 마음 단단히 먹어 (Be Strong (feat. Ailee)) MC Mong
28 (-8) 틈 (The Space Between) Soyu, Urban Zakapa
29 (-16) Spoiler Epik High
30 (new) Candy Jelly Love Lovelyz
31 (new) Home Meal (feat. Geeks, Mrs. Lee) Kim Bum Soo
32 (-7) 끈적끈적 (Sticky Sticky) Hello Venus
33 (new) MAMA Nicole
34 (-3) 첫눈예보 (First Snow (feat. J’Kyun)) Navi
35 (-2) 끼부리지마 (Don’t Flirt) WINNER
36 (-2) 우린 문제 없어 (I’m Sorry) Teen Top
37 (new) 스토커 (Stalker) 10cm
38 (-15) 소격동 (Sogyeokdong) IU
39 (-13) 미운 나 (Self Hatred) Urban Zakapa
40 (-4) 너무 보고 싶어 (I Miss You So Much) Acoustic Collabo
41 (new) 첫사랑 (First Love (feat. Punch)) Tiger JK
42 (new) Piano Man Mamamoo
43 (-15) Rewind (feat. Chanyeol) Zhoumi
44 (-9) Those Who Are Crying Now Ulala Session
45 (-6) I Love You Yoon Mi Rae
46 (-5) HER Block B
47 (-10) 술이 너보다 낫더라 (Drink Is Better Than You) Postman, 6 to 8
48 (-6) 예뻐졌다 (Beautiful (feat. Zico of Block B)) Park Bo Ram
49 (new) 나 평생 그대 곁을 지킬게 (I’ll Be By Your Side Forever) Yoon Hyun Sang
50 (-18) Home Roy Kim

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 Music Chart – 25%
Various Internet charts (Olleh, Bugs, Melon, Soribada, Genie) – 15%
Soompi Airplay – 15%
TV Music Show charts (SBS Inkigayo, KBS Music Bank, MBC Music Core, MNet M!Countdown) – 45%

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