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K Pop Weekly Chart : April Week 2

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Let’s start this bright morning on April with K pop chart weekly.

Here’s the chart..!!  (credit : soompi)

1. (+3) 2AM – 잘못했어 (I Did Wrong) *** 1 WEEK NO. 1 ***
Score: 933
Genre: Pop / Dance

Music + Lyrics: Bang Shi Hyuk
Album: 2AM mini-album (repackaged version) Track 2
Comment: 2AM scored their second consecutive No. 1 songs with “I Did Wrong”, just needing two weeks to reach the top. This song incorporates both dance and ballad elements while bringing out the theme of love. It starts off with strings and piano along with euro beats and drum sounds. The MV starring members Jo Kwon as a club DJ, Chang Min as a hockey player, Seul Ong as a biker, and Jin Woon as a basketball player. 2AM becomes the second artist to score two No. 1 songs this year, the other one is T-Ara.

2. (–) Kara – 루팡 (Lupin)
Score: 856
Genre: Pop / Dance

Music: Han Jae Ho, Kim Seung Soo / Lyrics: Song Soo Yoon
Album: Kara mini-album Vol. 3 Track 2
Comment: This is the title track of Kara’s 3rd mini-album. It is a dance pop number with an extravagant hip-hop beat and stimulating synth sounds. It has intense and refreshing sounds and is performed with the members’ impressive voices. The dynamic style of the song created through tension and relaxation fits the image of Lupin, who is known as the master of transformation. (credits to Arirang TV – Pops In Seoul)

3. (-2) T-Ara – 너 때문에 미쳐 (Crazy Because Of You)
Score: 842
Genre: Pop / Dance

Music: Cho Young Soo, Kim Tae Hyun / Lyrics: Wheesung
Album: T-Ara Vol. 1 Repackaged Version Track 1
Comment: This is the title track of Tiara’s repackage album, “Breaking Heart.” Having drawn attention with lyrics written by Whee Sung, this dance track mixes a pop feel and electronic sound. Tiara’s sexy transformation into witches and their intense sound are attention-grabbing. (credits to Arirang TV – Pops In Seoul)

4. (-1) Epik High – Run
Score: 729
Genre: Hip-hop

Album: Epik High Special Album “Epilouge” Track 2
Comment: Title song of Epik High’s 11th studio album, “Epilogue.” The music and rhythm that resemble a race come together with the group’s literary lyrics, creating much emotion. The song encourages everyone who feels left out to race towards their dreams. (credits to Arirang TV – Pops In Seoul)

5. (+6) SNSD – Run Devil Run
Score: 713
Genre: Pop / Dance

Album: SNSD Vol. 2 repackaged version Track 1
Comment: Like many artists, SNSD released a repackaged version of their latest album after a successful run by the song “Oh!” on top of the chart. They unveiled their new concept: “Black Soshi.” Through this new concept, the girls are to show off their powerful charismatic charms. The title track off their repackaged sophomore album is, “Run Devil Run”. The girls are also going to show off their glam and chic look. Tis week “Run Devil Run” moves up six spots to No. 5 and should be a No. 1 contender next week.

6. (–) K.Will (feat. Eun Ji Won) – 선물 (Present)
Score: 708
Genre: Pop Ballad

Album: K.Will digital single “Present” Track 1
Comment: K.Will’s latest hit “Present” remains at No. 6 this week. K.Will returns this spring with a new single, “Present” featuring hip-hop rapper Eun Ji Won. It is a medium tempo track about wanting to give the most beautiful present to a loved one. K.Will’s voice blends well with the instruments of the song.

7. (-2) Beast – Shock
Score: 693
Genre: Pop / Dance

Album: Beast mini-album Vol. 2 Track 2
Comment: This is the title track of Beast’s second mini-album, “Shock of the New Era.” A synth segment reminiscent of a heavy metal guitar riff mixes well with a brief but heavy and fun rhythm. Instead of being a dynamic song with a strong beat, the sad lyrics give the song a lyrical vibe. (credits to Arirang TV – Pops In Seoul)

8. (+1) MC Mong (feat. Seo In Young) – Bubble Love
Score: 592
Genre: Hip-hop Ballad

Album: Cho Young Soo All Star Vol. 2.5 Track 1
Comment: MC Mong, who is largely responsible for bringing hip-hop style ballads to k-pop with many great past hits like “A Letter Written To You”, “I Love U Oh Thank You” etc., is teaming up with top songwriter Cho Young Soo and the vocal of Seo In Young for his latest hit “Bubble Love”. This song is part of Cho Young Soo’s last “All Star” series (Vol. 2.5). This week it moves up another spot to No. 8. Be sure to check out this song if you like MC Mong’s past hip-hop ballads.

9. (+3) Baek Ji Young and Mighty Mouth – 사랑이 올까요 (Will Love Come?)
Score: 556
Genre: Pop

Album: Baek Ji Young and Mighty Mouth digital single “Will Love Come?” Track 1
Comment: Hip-hop duo, Mighty Mouth and veteran singer, Baek Ji Young collaborates with a new single, “Will Love Come.” This duet track is of the popular electro-hop (electronica and hip-hop) genre. The music video stars Lee Yong Woo and Gook Ji Yeon who starred in the drama series, Boys Over Flowers. This week it moves up three spots into the top 10 at No. 9.

10. (-3) Outsider – 주변인 (Outsider)
Score: 549
Genre: Hip-hop

Album: Outsider Vol. 2.5 Track 2
Comment: Outsider broke into the mainstream last year with his fastest rap and the big hit “Loner”. Now he is back with his 2.5 album. The title song literally means “Outsider” as well, and it dropped four spots to No. 7 this week. The song has dramatic beats and was composed by Master Key and Rhymer and penned by the artist himself. Fans will have a chance to listen to Outsider’s unique fast rap once again.

11. (New) After School – 뱅 (Bang!) *** HOT SHOT DEBUT ***
Score: 537
Genre: Pop / Dance

Album: After School 3rd single Track 2
Comment: Rising girl group After School released their third single album “Bang!”, this time with even more intensity. The title track “Bang!” was composed and penned by Kim Tae Hyeon and Kim Hee Seon respectively. This song was originally going to be a follow up single on their previous mini album, but was saved up for later to upgrade it. The song uses drum sounds as its backbone with powerful vocals to accompany it. This week “Bang!” is our highest debut at No. 11.

12. (-4) Jung In – 미워요 (Hate You)
Score: 520
Genre: R&B Ballad

Music + Lyrics: Lee Juck
Album: Jung In mini-album “Jung In From Andromeda” Track 3
Comment: Jung In’s first solo hit “Hate You” dropped four spots to No. 12 this week. Fans might have heard of Jung In featured in many Lee Ssang’s songs in the past. The former lead singer of R&B group G.Fla finally have the stage all by herself this time with her first mini-album “Jung In From Andromeda”. Her talent is highly praised by industry insiders and her unique voice is perfect for R&B songs. “Hate You” is written by Panic’s Lee Juck.

13. (-3) December – 배운 게 사랑이라 (Learned My Lesson In Love)
Score: 403
Genre: R&B Ballad
Music + Lyrics: Oh Sung Hoon
Album: December digital single “Honesty” Track 1
Comment: After scoring their first top 10 hit, December’s “Learned My Lesson In Love” dropped three spots to No. 13 this week. December’s style reminded us of Monday Kiz, with both members have good singing skills and their power R&B ballad genre has been very popular in K-pop for the last few years.

14. (+11) Big Mama – 기다리다 미쳐 (Go Crazy Waiting) *** BIGGEST MOVER OF THE WEEK ***
Score: 393
Genre: R&B Ballad

Album: Big Mama Vol. 5 Track 3
Comment: Top female vocal group Big Mama has made a comeback with their fifth studio album, three years since their last. This album is based on the concept of diversity as well Big Mama-esque styles. It took over two years to prepare and famous composers including Lee Hyeon Jeong, Hong Jeon Soo, and Ryu Hae Jun took part in it. The title track is “Go Crazy Waiting” which was composed by Ryu Hae Jun. It is about loving only one person and will continue to do so even after the love ends and the person leaves. This week it is our biggest mover, up 11 spots to No. 14.

15. (-2) M4 – 널 위한 멜로디 (Melody For You)
Score: 391
Genre: Pop Ballad

Album: M4 mini-album “The Story Of M4” Track 1
Comment: Younger generation of K-pop fans may not be familiar with the members of this project group. However, if you have listened to k-pop for more than 10 years or if you like old skool k-pop music, they are household names. M4 consists of members Bae Ki Sung (from CAN), Lee Se Joon (from Yurisangja), Kim Won Joon, and Choi Jae Hoon. The four good friends get together and named themselves M4 – the middle aged version of F4. Their title song “Melody For You” is a sincere ballad. It drops two spots to No. 15 this week. M4 is also actively promoting this song on music shows to boost its popularity.

16. (New) Brown Eyed Soul – 비켜줄께 (I Will Move Aside)
Score: 367
Genre: R&B Ballad

Album: Brown Eyed Soul double single “I Will Move Aside/Blowin My Mind” Track 1
Comment: Brown Eyed Soul returns after two years and 5 months with a double single. The songs included in it are the title track, “I Will Move Aside” and follow up number “Blowin’ My Mind.” “I Will Move Aside” is a R&B ballad number with lyrics about telling another person about leaving a loved one’s side coolly. The song starts off with Jung Yeop, Young Jun, and Sang Hoon’s emotional vocals and ends with Naul’s passionate voice. This week it debuts at No. 16.

17. (New) Eun Ji Won – 술김에 (While Drunk)
Score: 315
Genre: Hip-hop

Album: Eun Ji Won digital single “While Drunk” track 1
Comment: Eun Ji Won, who had released his fifth album after 4 years and 10 months has returned once again with his first digital single, “While Drunk.” This electronica hip-hop number was composed by Kim Saejin who has also done works for Lyn, FT Island, and Wheesung. Unlike his recent songs, “While Drunk” is more mainstream oriented and it should find commercial success. This week it debuts at No. 17.

18. (-3) 4men (feat. 美) – 못해 (Can’t Do)
Score: 268
Genre: R&B Ballad

Music: Yoon Min Soo / Lyrics: Min Yeon Jae
Album: 4men Special Album “The 3rd Generation” Track 2
Comment: Title song of 4Men’s special album entitled “The 3rd Generation.” Written by Vibe’s Yoon Min-soo, the rhythm is tension-filled till the end, with heart-breaking lyrics and the sound of Shin Yong-jae’s explosive vocals. The song represents the new members of 4Men made up of Young-jae, Yong-jae and Won-joo. (credits to Arirang TV – Pops In Seoul)

19. (+3) Supreme Team – Step Up
Score: 267
Genre: Hip-hop

Album: Supreme Team Vol. 1 Track 6
Comment: After beating out the idols to win Best New Male Artist at the 2009 Mnet Asian Music Awards, up-and-coming hip-hop duo Supreme Team drop their anticipated first full-length album Supremier. Produced by Primary, the album brings out the group’s tough but stylish appeal through old-school tunes like the main track Step Up. This week it becomes the duo’s second top 20 hit, moving up three spots to No. 19. (credits to ~S2~)

20. (New) Zi-A – 나쁜 버릇 (Bad Habit)
Score: 263
Genre: Pop Ballad

Album: Zi-A digital single “Bad Habit” Track 1
Comment: Quietly scoring her third top 20 hits already in 2010, Zi-A releases the second digital single, “Bad Habit” of the T-Project with the theme of timeless. Earlier this year she had released the first single, “Have One Drink” which was based on the theme of woman’s tears due to breakup and sadness. “Bad Habit” is about not being able to forget one’s past love and thus, goes back to past memories like a bad habit. This week it debuts at No. 20.

21 . (New) Gil Hak Mi – Super Soul : 262**
22 . (-6) M to M – 괜히 내가 ( I Needlessly ) : 237
23 . (–) 2NE1 – 날 따라 해봐요 ( Try to Follow Me ) : 223
24 . (New) Wax (feat. Jo Kwon) – 이별이야기 ( Breakup Tale ) : 222***
25 . (+4) Defconn (feat. Goo Ji Sung) – 래퍼들이 헤어지는 방법 ( Way Rappers Breakup ) : 197
26 . (-7) Lee Seung Ki (feat. Baek Chan) – 사랑이 술을 가르쳐 ( Love Teaches You How to Drink ) : 193
27 . (-7) U-Kiss – 빙글빙글 ( Spinning ) : 160
28 . (-14) Min Kyung Hoon – 아프니까 사랑이죠 ( It’s Love Because It Hurts ) : 159
29 . (-12) CNBlue – 외톨이야 ( Loner ) : 152
30 . (-9) One Two – 와랄라 랄라레 ( Walala Lalale ) : 143
31 . (-7) Brian – In My Head : 142
32 . (New) Boo Hwal – 사랑이란건 ( Love Is ) : 127***
33 . (-5) Voice One – 안녕 내 사랑아 ( Hello My Love ) : 114
34 . (-7) Untouchable (feat. Narcia) – 가슴에 살아 ( Live in the Heart ) : 112
35 . (–) Gumbi – 콩닥콩닥 ( Heart Pounding ) : 110
36 . (New) Noblesse (feat. Cha Soo Kyung) – 눈물도 안나 ( Even Tears Won’t Come Out ) : 106***
37 . (-19) 8Eight – 유효기간 ( Availability Period ) : 94
38 . (-12) F.Cuz – No One : 93
39 . (New) ZE:A – 하루종일 ( All Day Long ) : 81**
40 . (-8) V.O.S – 미안합니다 ( I Am Sorry ) : 76
41 . (-7) JJ – 점점 더 ( More And More ) : 75
42 . (-12) Tae Sa Bi Ae – 사랑은 변하지 앖아 사람이 변하는 거야 ( Love Doesn’t Change, It’s People that Change ) : 74
43 . (-12) DNA – 동경 소년 ( Toyko Boy ) : 64
44 . (New) Lee Tzsche – Something In The Air : 61
45 . (-3) Lucid Fall – 고등어 ( Mackerel ) : 56
46 . (+2) L Class – 가지 말라고 ( Don’t Go ) : 55
47 . (-3) EZ Hyoung – 봄의 기적 ( The Miracle Of Spring ) : 50
48 . (-2) The Quiett – Be My Luv : 45
49 . (New) Page – 사랑을 몰라 ( Don’t Know Love ) : 44**
50 . (-9) Byul (feat. Rhyme Bus) – Sweet Love : 33

** Songs to watch out under top 20

***Editor’s recommendations under top 20

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