Weekly K-Pop Music Chart 2016 – May Week 1

As expected, Jung Eun Ji’s “Hopefully Sky” is our new No. 1 song this week, moving up from No. 8 last week. This song won on Inkigayo and M!Countdown last week, and also scored high on all other chart sources. While she has topped charts before as an A Pink member, she gets her first solo chart topper with her solo debut track. Congratulations to Jung Eun Ji.

Last week’s champion Block B’s “Toy” moves down a spot to No. 2 while Lee Hi’s “My Star” rises to No. 3.

There are five new songs this week, all in the bottom half of the top 10. Moving up eight spots to No. 6 is VIXX’s latest hit “Dynamite,” the title track of VIXX’s single album “Zelos.” It has a funky and additive dance beat melody. “Dynamite” won on Music Bank and Show Champion last week and has a good chance to pick up more trophies this week.

Debuting at No. 7 is one of last year’s top rookie groups TWICE. Their debut hit “Like OOH-AHH” from last year has been on our chart for a long time. Now they finally have a new song “Cheer Up.” It is the title song from their second mini-album “Page Two.” Teaming up again with Black Eyed Victory and Sam Lewis, “Cheer Up” is a colorful dance song with a mix of hip-hop and house beats. The trendy and refreshing sound will definitely cheer up the listeners. This song has a great chance to become our new No. 1 song next week.

Veteran ballad duo Vibe returns to the top 10 this week. Their duet with Gummy “1 Year, 365 Days” moves up 19 spots to No. 8. Written by member Ryu Jae Hyun and sung by the other half of Vibe, Yoon Min Soo, he shows great chemistry with Gummy on this ballad about a former couple who misses each other.

Also moving up 19 spots to No. 9 is Super Junior’s Yesung. His self written ballad “Here I Am” is from his first solo mini-album of the same name. With this hit song, now the ballad trio KRY from Super Junior all have had asolo top 10 hit. “Here I Am” is about a man who visits his ex’s house because he misses her.

Debuting at No. 10 is Lovelyz’s new song “Destiny,” the title song from their second mini-album “A New Trilogy.” It is a mid-tempo dance song with an additive melody, different from Lovelyz’s previous hits that featured a new jack swing sound. This song shows Lovelyz’s fragile but strong image.

Singles Music Chart - May 2016, Week 1
  • 1 (+7) Hopefully Sky (feat. Harim)
    • Chart Info
    • 8 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 8 Peak on chart
  • 2 (-1) Toy
    • Chart Info
    • 1 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 3 (+6) MY STAR
    • Chart Info
    • 9 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 9 Peak on chart
  • 4 (–) You’re The Best
    • Chart Info
    • 4 Previous rank
    • 10 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 5 (-3) What The Spring??
    • Chart Info
    • 2 Previous rank
    • 5 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 6 (+8) Dynamite
    • Chart Info
    • 14 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 14 Peak on chart
  • 7 (new) CHEER UP
    • Chart Info
    • 0 Previous rank
    • 1 Number of week on chart
    • 41 Peak on chart
  • 8 (+19) 1 year, 365 days (feat. Gummy)
    • Chart Info
    • 27 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 27 Peak on chart
  • 9 (+19) Here I Am
    • Chart Info
    • 28 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 28 Peak on chart
  • 10 (new) Destiny
    • Chart Info
    • 0 Previous rank
    • 1 Number of week on chart
    • 42 Peak on chart
Rank Song Artist/Band
11 (new) 예쁘다 (Pretty U) SEVENTEEN
12 (-1) 너는 나 나는 너 (I Am You, You Are Me) Zico
13 (+5) Half Moon (feat. Gaeko) DEAN
14 (-8) 썸타 (Lil’ Something) Chen, Heize, Vibe
15 (+5) 네가 손짓해주면 (The Wave) A Pink
16 (-4) 시간을 달려서 (Rough) GFRIEND
17 (new) 내 입술 따뜻한 커피처럼 (My Lips…Like Warm Coffee (feat. Lee Sung Kyung)) Eddy Kim
18 (-3) 일곱 번째 감각 (The 7th Sense) NCT U
19 (-16) 이렇게 예뻤나 (You’re So Fine) CN Blue
20 (+1) You Are My Everything Gummy
21 (-16) 봄날의 기억 (Remember That) BTOB
22 (+1) 말해! 뭐해? (Talk Love) K.Will
23 (-4) How Can I Love You Junsu
24 (-2) 이 사랑 (This Love) Davichi
25 (+17) 또 다시 사랑 (Love Again) Lim Chang Jung
26 (–) ALWAYS Yoon Mi Rae
27 (-2) 사랑하자 (By My Side) SG Wannabe
28 (-11) 살아있네 (Still Alive) Park Jin Young
29 (–) 다시 너를 (Once Again) Mad Clown, Kim Na Young
30 (-17) Good For You Eric Nam
31 (+3) 제주도의 푸른 밤 (The Blue Night Of Jeju Island) Taeyeon
32 (-8) 그대, 바람이 되어 (Wind Beneath Your Wings) MC The Max
33 (+6) Dynamic Love Park Bo Ram
34 (-24) 로꼬 (You Too (feat. Cha Cha Malone)) Loco
35 (new) 이 노래가 끝나면 (After This Moment (feat. Davii)) Yong Joon Hyung (Beast)
36 (+1) 야 하고 싶어 (Call You Bae (feat. Xiumin)) Jimin
37 (new) 홍대에 가면 (When In Hongdae) Hong Dae Kwang
38 (-7) With You Lyn
39 (-23) Home Run GOT7
40 (-2) 잊어버리지마 (Don’t Forget (feat. Taeyeon)) Crush
41 (-6) 돌아오지마 (Don’t Come Back (feat. Yong Junhyung)) Heize
42 (-9) Dream Suzy, Baekhyun
43 (-13) Without You NCT U
44 (-8) 빗속으로 (To The Rain) Jang Bum Joon
45 (new) 너의 목소리 (Your Voice) Monday Kiz
46 (new) 딴따라 (Entertainer) Gary
47 (-2) 걱정말아요 그대 (Don’t Worry) Lee Juck
48 (new) 안주거리 (Dish) San E, Chancellor
49 (-6) 어린애 (Young Love) Yook Sungjae, Joy
50 (new) 너 나 우리 (Between Us (feat. Dok2)) Babylon

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 – 20%
TV Music Show charts (SBS Inkigayo, KBS Music Bank, MNet M!Countdown, MBC PLUS Show Champion) – 40%

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