It’s A Tie Breaker Between GFRIEND And Wonder Girls: Soompi’s K-Pop Music Chart, July Week 5

Uh-oh, this week’s music chart is a tie-breaker!

Both Wonder Girls’ “Why So Lonely” and GFRIEND’s “Navillera” finished the final week of July with 935 points. When ties happen, we turn to our trusty friend GAON to decide the results. “Navillera” took the top ranking on GAON, giving GFRIEND their number one song this year, and the prize for this week! The sophomore group is rapidly rising to become one of the top female groups this year.

“Navillera,” the title song of GFRIEND’s first full length album “LOL,” is an upbeat dance song with rock and string sounds. GFRIEND’s first three hits employed a schoolgirl concept; this time they display a more mature and vibrant side. The lyrics describe a girl who wants to be a butterfly, to fly over to the guy she likes, of course! “Navillera” swept all the music show wins last week and also topped most independent charts. It would have been an easier win for GFRIEND, but Wonder Girls’ “Why So Lonely” scored a lot higher on our Soompi Airplay. At the end, it was just enough for GFRIEND to become the first artist in 2016 with two number one songs. Congratulations to GFRIEND!

“Why So Lonely” almost repeats as champion, but drops one spot to the number two spot. BEAST’s “Ribbon” remains at third place this week.

There is only one other new song in the Top 10 this week. What could it be? Moving up nine spots to number six is Eric Nam’s latest hit, “Can’t Help Myself.” It’s already the third Top 10 hit for Eric Nam on our chart this year. Eric had a duet called “Spring Love” with Red Velvet’s Wendy, and his own song, “Good For You,” also hit number one on our chart earlier this year. “Can’t Help Myself” was inspired by the skit “3-Minute Boyfriend” on SNL Korea, in which Eric Nam stars. It’s an upbeat pop rock song made for summer, and a very fun tune to listen to! Popular rapper Loco is featured on this song.

Singles Music Chart - July 2016, Week 5
  • 1 (+10) Navillera
    • Chart Info
    • 11 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 2 (-1) Why So Lonely
    • Chart Info
    • 1 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 3 (–) Ribbon
    • Chart Info
    • 3 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 3 Peak on chart
  • 4 (-2) I Like That
    • Chart Info
    • 2 Previous rank
    • 5 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 5 (-1) Why
    • Chart Info
    • 4 Previous rank
    • 4 Number of week on chart
    • 2 Peak on chart
  • 6 (+9) Can’t Help Myself (feat. Loco)
    • Chart Info
    • 15 Previous rank
    • 2 Number of week on chart
    • 6 Peak on chart
  • 7 (–) CHEER UP
    • Chart Info
    • 7 Previous rank
    • 13 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 8 (-3) Very Nice
    • Chart Info
    • 5 Previous rank
    • 3 Number of week on chart
    • 5 Peak on chart
  • 9 (-3) Monster
    • Chart Info
    • 6 Previous rank
    • 7 Number of week on chart
    • 1 Peak on chart
  • 10 (-2) I Don’t Love You
    • Chart Info
    • 8 Previous rank
    • 9 Number of week on chart
    • 4 Peak on chart
Rank Song Artist/Band
11 (-2) Bye Bye My Blue Baek Yerin
12 (–) 쏘쏘 (So So) Baek Ah Yeon
13 (-3) L.I.E EXID
14 (–) 자격지심 (Inferiority Complex (feat. Eunha)) Park Kyung
15 (new) All Mine f(x)
16 (new) 바다 (Bada ‘Ocean.wav’) Huh Gak, Jung Eun Ji
17 (+17) Thought Of You John Park
18 (-1) Ring My Bell Suzy
19 (-1) Fire Truck NCT 127
20 (new) And July (Feat. DEAN, DJ Friz) Heize
21 (-1) Half Moon (feat. Gaeko) DEAN
22 (new) 여기까지 (For Now) Sam Kim, Kwon Jin Ah
23 (-7) 달고나 (Sugar & Me) San E, Raina
24 (-2) 꿈처럼 (Like A Dream) Ben
25 (new) Beverly 1lls Dok2
26 (+6) No Way Park Yong In, Kwon Soon Il
27 (-8) Wonderland gugudan
28 (-4) Lucky One Exo
29 (+10) 숨가빠 (Breathless) Astro
30 (-7) Good Luck AOA
31 (new) 밀지마 (Don’t Push Me) Wendy, Seulgi
32 (-7) That Love Jung Yup
33 (+2) I Miss You Hyorin
34 (-4) 너였다면 (If It Is You) Jung Seung Hwan
35 (-8) 틀린그림찾기 (Find The Differences) Kisum, Im Seulong
36 (-5) 사랑이 뭔데 (What’s Love) Seo Hyun Jin, Yoo Seung Woo
37 (-9) 가슴이 말해 (My Heart Speaks) Kim Na Young
38 (-5) Only U Junggigo
39 (-3) You Are My Everything Gummy
40 (-19) GOOD (Feat. ELO) Loco, Gray
41 (new) 내 머릿속 사진 (Picture In My Head) Kim Woo Bin
42 (-5) 넌 is 뭔들 (You’re The Best) Mamamoo
43 (new) highfiVe Dynamic Duo, Primary, Boi. B, Crush
44 (–) 걱정말아요 그대 (Don’t Worry) Lee Juck
45 (-5) 꿈에 (In My Dreams) Solar
46 (+2) Toy Block B
47 (–) 너는 나 나는 너 (I Am You, You Are Me) Zico
48 (-5) 내 입술 따뜻한 커피처럼 (My Lips…Like Warm Coffee (feat. Lee Sung Kyung)) Eddy Kim
49 (-20) 그 길에서 (On The Road) DIA
50 (-12) Sunflower Younha

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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