Winners from the ‘2nd Gaon Chart KPOP Awards 2012’

Winners from the ‘2nd Gaon Chart KPOP Awards 2012’

Winners from the 2nd Gaon Chart KPOP Awards 2012

On February 13th, the well-known and officially recognized music chart, Gaon Chart, held its awards ceremony 2nd Gaon Chart KPOP Awards 2012. The event took place at the Olympic Hall in Seoul and was hosted by Brown Eyed Girls Gain and Joo Young Hoon.

2nd Gaon Chart KPOP Awards 2012 is dubbed as the most fair awards since it recognize and award the most-loved songs, musicians and pop artists based on the objective data that Gaon has compiled over the past year.

Check out the list of full winners below:

New Artist Award [Group Division]

- BAP

- Hello Venus

New Artist Award [Solo Division]

- Ailee

- John Park

Singer of the Year Award

[January] T-ara - Lovey Dovey

[February] Big Bang- Blue

[March] Big Bang - Fantastic Baby

[April] Busker Busker

[May] TaeTiSeo - Twinkle

[June] Wonder Girls - Like This

[July] 2NE1 - I Love You

[August] Psy - Gangnam Style

[September]Seo In GukA Pinks Jung Eunji - All For You

[October] Gain - Bloom

[November] Lee Hi - 1,2,3,4

[December] Lee Seunggi

Album of The Year Award

[1st Quarter] - Big Bang - Alive

[2nd Quarter] - TaeTiSeo - Twinkle

[3rd Quarter] - Super Junior - Sexy, FreeSIngle

[4th Quarter] - TVXQ - Catch Me

Hot Trend Award

- A Pink

Hip Hop Award

- Double K

Hallyu Special Award

- CNBLUE

Best Producer Award

- Yang Hyun Suk

Congratulations to all the winners!

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Gaon Chart releases chart rankings for the month of December 2012

Gaon Chart releases chart rankings for the month of December 2012

Gaon Chart releases chart rankings for the month of December 2012

The Gaon Chart is the national South Korean version of Oricon in Japan and Billboard in the United States.

The chart rankings for December 2012 (December 1st – December 31st) are as follows!

Gaon Chart National Digital Singles Ranking

1. Lee Seung Gi – “Return” – 110,364,099 Points

2. Yang Yoseob – “Caffeine” – 87,060,519 Points

3. Jellyfish Entertainment Artists – “Because It’s Christmas” – 84,658,579 Points

4. Akdong Musician – “You’re Attractive” – 64,582,974 Points

5. Akdong Musician – “Don’t Cross Your Leg” – 63,901,036 Points

6. SECRET – “TALK THAT” – 59,597,473 Points

7. Noel – “Things I Couldn’t Say” – 56,723,089 Points

8. Geeks ft. Soyou – “Officially missing you, too” – 56,294,611 Points

9. JUNIEL – “Bad Man” – 55,690,828 Points

10. K. Will, Soyou, Jeongmin – “White Love” – 53,958,120 Points

Gaon Chart National Physical Albums Ranking

1. Shin Hye Sung – ‘WINTER POETRY’ – 24,102 albums

2. TVXQ – ‘Humanoids (Repackage)’ – 22,788 albums (2012 Total: 80,386)

3.B2ST’s Yang Yoseob – ‘The First Collage’ – 17,514 albums (2012 Total: 53,754)

4.B1A4 – ‘In The Wind’ – 16,105 albums (2012 Total: 63,664)

5. Various Artists – ‘Les Miserables OST’ – 14,685 albums

6. KARA – ‘KARA SOLO Collection’ – 14,575 albums

7. 2NE1 – ’2012 2NE1 Global Tour Live: New Evolution’ – 8,900 albums

8. Various Artists – ‘Full House Take 2 OST’ – 8,718 albums

9. Nell – ‘Holding onto Gravity (Single)’ – 8,070 albums

10. G-Dragon – ‘One Of A Kind’ – 7,693 albums (2012 Total: 204,326)

(* Total is added for albums that were released in a prior month)

Online Downloads For The Month

1. Lee Seung Gi – “Return” – 896,196 Downloads

2. Jellyfish Entertainment Artists – “Because It’s Christmas” – 834,721 Downloads

3. Yang Yoseob – “Caffeine” – 748,947 Downloads

4. Akdong Musician – “You’re Attractive” – 643,093 Downloads

5. SECRET – “TALK THAT” – 625,543 Downloads

6. Akdong Musician – “Don’t Cross Your Leg” – 588,830 Downloads

7. Kim Bum SooLena Park – “White Winter” – 535,965 Downloads

8. K. Will, Soyou, Jeongmin – “White Love” – 521,770 Downloads

9. JUNIEL – “Bad Man” – 515,841 Downloads

10. Noel – “Things I Couldn’t Say” – 474,284 Downloads

Online Chart – Streams

1. Lee Seung Gi – “Return” – 11,961,211 Streams

2. Yang Yoseob – “Caffeine” – 9,528,541 Streams

3.Geeks ft. Soyou – “Officially missing you, too” – 8,334,220 Streams

4. Noel – “Things I Couldn’t Say” – 8,045,657 Streams

5. Jellyfish Entertainment Artists – “Because It’s Christmas” – 7,922,556 Streams

6. Akdong Musician – “Don’t Cross Your Leg” – 7,746,861 Streams

7. Lee Hi – “1,2,3,4″ – 7,703,132 Streams

8. Ailee – “Invitation” – 6,830,477 Streams

9. JUNIEL – “Bad Man” – 6,570,971 Streams

10. Primary ft. Zion T – “? (Question Mark)” – 6,281,348 Streams

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The rankings of K-Pop groups on ‘Oricon 2012 Album Chart’

The rankings of K-Pop groups on ‘Oricon 2012 Album Chart’

The rankings of K-Pop groups on Oricon 2012 Album Chart

Girls’ Generation and Kara have proved their popularity in Japan this year.

On December 27th, the well-known Japanese music chart Oricon announced its “2012 CdDVD Annual Charts”. Kara and Girls’ Generation’s albums both had high ranking on the top 100 of the “Oricon Annual Album Chart.”

Kara sold more than 295,000 copies of their 2nd Japanese album “Super Girl”, ranking #18 on the chart. Kara had other albums such as “Girls Forever” ranked #66 with over 100,000 copies, and “Kara Collection” ranked 99th with over 7,000 copies sold.

Meanwhile, Girls’ Generation sold more than 229,000 copies of their album, ranking #25 on the chart. Girls’ Generations second Japanese album sold 140,000 copies and also appeared on the chart at #41.

Other K-Pop groups who made it to the top 100 were Big Bang’s “Alive” (#31) and Tara’s “Jewerly Box” (#65).

On the “Singles Top 100” chart group SS501 member Kim Hyun Joong sold 200,000 copies of his single “Hit” and ranked #31. Super Junior had two singles on the list. “Opera” reached #35 with 180,000 sold and “Sexy, Free,Single” reached #59 with 120,000 copies. Label-mate DBSK also had two rankings with “Android” at #40 and “STILL” at #48. 2PM reached #47 with “Beautiful” and #52 with “Masquerade”. Finally, SHINee ranked #71 with “Dazzling Girl.”

Kara and Girls’ Generation also appeared on the singles chart. Kara’s “Step/Girl’s Power” took #49 place. Girls’ Generation reached #58 with “Paparazzi” and #92 with “Oh!

On the “DVD Chart Top 50” DBSK’s concert video “Live Tour 2012~TONE” reached #5 place with 170,000 copies sold. Girls’ Generation and their “Japan First Tour Girls’ Generation” DVD ranked #7 with 150,000 copies.

The rankings of K-Pop groups on Oricon 2012 Album Chart

The rankings of K-Pop groups on Oricon 2012 Album Chart

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KARA and Girls Generation have high rankings on Japanese Oricon album chart for 2012

KARA and Girls Generation have high rankings on Japanese Oricon album chart for 2012

KARA and Girls’ Generation have high rankings on Japanese Oricon album chart for 2012

KARA and Girls’ Generation have recently named as the highest selling Korean artists in Japan. KARA placed #18 and Girls’ Generation ranked #25 on the Oricon album chart for 2012.

KARA released album ‘Super Girl’ last November and has already sold 295,651 copies while Girls’ Generation’s self-titled Japanese album sold 229,043 copies.

Meanwhile, Japanese group Mr. Children ranked #1 on the Oricon chart for this year by selling 1,170,298 copies of their album ‘Mr. Children 2005-2010′.

Congratulations to KARA and Girls’ Generation!

Tip: chickachicka

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Gaon Chart releases rankings for the month of October 2012

Gaon Chart releases rankings for the month of October 2012

Gaon Chart releases rankings for the month of October 2012

Gaon Chart is the national record chart of South Korea. It is complied by the Korea Music Content Industry Association with an aim to create a national chart for Korea similar to the Billboard charts and Oricon charts.

[Rankings for the month of Otober 2012 (October 1st - October 31st)]

Digital Singles Chart

1. Ga-In : Bloom : 115,479,048 Points

2. Epik High : Its Cold : 113,665,334 Points

3. K. Will : Please Dont : 107,746,140 Points

4. Roy Kim and Jung Joon Young : Becoming Dust : 93,415,810 Points

5. Naul : Wind Memory : 84,780,235 Points

6. miss A : I Dont Need A Man : 76,586,499 Points

7. Ailee : Ill Show You : 75,170,372 Points

8. G-Dragon : Crayon : 67,297,846 Points

9. 10cm : Fine Thank You And You : 64,418,201 Points

10. Orange Caramel : Lipstick : 64,008,277 Points

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Physical Album Chart

1. TVXQ : Catch Me : 246,838 Albums

2. PSY : PSY 6th album Part 1 : 96,272 Albums

3. Epik High : 99 : 27,161 Albums

4. G-Dragon : One Of A Kind : 190,234 Albums

5. T-ara : Taras Free Time In ParisSwiss : 17,242 Albums

6. B.A.P : Stop It : 16,406 Albums

7. miss A : Independent Women Pt. : 13,153 Albums

8. Block B : Blockbuster : 13,124 Albums

9. Ga-In : Talk About S : 9,855 Albums

10. Naul : Principle Of My Soul : 40,368 Albums

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Chart rankings for November 2012 from Gaon Chart released

Chart rankings for November 2012 from Gaon Chart released

Chart rankings for November 2012 from Gaon Chart released

The chart rankings for November 2012 has been revealed by the Gaon Chart, Koreas national chart which is similar to Oricon in Japan and Billboard in the United States.

Check out the rankings below!

Gaon Chart National Digital Singles Ranking

1. Lee Hi – “1, 2, 3, 4″ – 132,391,547 Points

2. Geeks ft. Soyou – “Officially Missing You” – 113,474,200 Points

3. Ailee – “I’ll Show You” – 85,381,580 Points

4. Noel – “Things I Couldn’t Say” – 83,771,185 Points

5. Primary ft. Zion T – “? (Question Mark)” – 83,638,638 Points

6. Lee Seung Gi – “Return” – 78,680,108 Points

7. K. Will – “Please Don’t…” – 74,476,011 Points

8. Byul – “So Cute” – 67,728,063 Points

9. Roy Kim and Jung Joon Young – “Becoming Dust” – 66,068,596 Points

10. miss A – “I Don’t Need A Man” – 62,483,901 Points

Gaon Chart National Physical Albums Ranking

1. INFINITE’s Sunggyu – ‘Another Me’ – 62,958 albums

2. TVXQ – ‘Humanoids (Repackage)’ – 57,598 albums

3.B1A4 – ‘In The Wind’ – 47,559 albums

4.B2ST’s Yang Yoseob – ‘The First Collage’ – 36,240 albums

5. Boyfriend – ‘Janus’ – 25,687 albums

6. Lee Seung Gi – ‘Forest’ – 18,666 albums

7. Block B – ’1st album Blockbuster’ – 13,530 albums (2012 Total: 26,654)

8. Park Jung Min – ‘Beautiful (Single)’ – 9,623 albums

9. TVXQ – ‘Catch Me’ – 8,131 albums (2012 Total: 254,969)

10. G-Dragon – ‘One Of A Kind’ – 6,399 albums (2012 Total: 196,633)

(* Total is added for albums that were released in a prior month)

Online Downloads For The Month

1. Lee Hi – “1, 2, 3, 4″ – 1,210,297 Downloads

2. Geeks ft. Soyou – “Officially Missing You” – 1,076,674 Downloads

3. Lee Seung Gi – “Return” – 833,033 Downloads

4. Noel – “Things I Couldn’t Say” – 819,316 Downloads

5. Primary ft. Zion T – “? (Question Mark)” – 795,890 Downloads

6. Ailee – “I’ll Show You” – 735,493 Downloads

7. K. Will – “Please Don’t…” – 640,210 Downloads

8. Byul – “So Cute” – 589,956 Downloads

9. Kim Jong Kook – “Men Are Like That” – 587,696 Downloads

10. Roy Kim and Jung Joon Young – “Becoming Dust” – 562,131 Downloads

Online Chart – Streams

1. Lee Hi – “1, 2, 3, 4″ – 12,848,280 Streams

2. Geeks ft. Soyou – “Officially Missing You” – 10,640,783 Streams

3.Ailee – “I’ll Show You” – 9,866,944 Streams

4. K. Will – “Please Don’t…” – 9,463,602 Streams

5. Roy Kim and Jung Joon Young – “Becoming Dust” – 8,893,624 Streams

6. Primary ft. Zion T – “? (Question Mark)” – 8,846,666 Streams

7. Byul – “So Cute” – 8,149,049 Streams

8. miss A – “I Don’t Need a Man” – 7,796,683 Streams

9. Noel – “Things I Couldn’t Say” – 7,608,745 Streams

10. Ga In – “Bloom” – 6,972,861 Streams

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LUNAFLY to remake Bruno Mars Just The Way You Are at the Seoul Cafe Show 2012-Sweet Concert

LUNAFLY to remake Bruno Mars Just The Way You Are at the Seoul Cafe Show 2012-Sweet Concert

LUNAFLY to remake Bruno Mars’ “Just The Way You Are” at the ‘Seoul Cafe Show 2012-Sweet Concert’

LUNAFLY recently performed at a live mini-concert for ‘Seoul Cafe Show 2012-Sweet Concert‘ on November 25th at COEX and hosted by Dal.Komm Coffee Live.

The clips were recently uploaded through the group’s official YouTube channel. The group preformed their songs “You Got That Something I Need” and “One More Step” and a solid cover of Bruno Mars‘“Just The Way You Are“, while playing guitars and the keyboard.

Watch the clips below!

“You Got That Something I Need”

“One More Step”

“Just The Way You Are”

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Kpop Storm Live in Malaysia 2012

Kpop Storm Live in Malaysia 2012

Kpop Storm Live in Malaysia 2012

The biggest K-pop concert to ever hit Malaysia is happening soon!

WBS brings you ‘WBS Concert : Kpop Storm Live in Malaysia 2012’. This has been an on-going Korean Cultural Program for the past few years and this is the first time it’ll be held in Kuala Lumpur.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see nine of the most famous K-pop idol groups from South Korea! Featuring top K-pop groups as well as new ones; SHINee, U-kiss, Teen Top, Block B, Girl’s Day, Dal Shabet, No brain, D-unit and The Gwangdae,  will be heating up the Sunway Lagoon Surf Beach  on 6th November 2012 (Tuesday). This is the first time where SHINee will lead the top Korean K-pop groups and there will be a surprise K-ROCK collaboration performance as well.

WBS Concert: K Pop Storm Live in Malaysia Concert 2012 is brought to you by WBS and organized by Happy Entertainment, Mega Ultimate and CFA x NUDE as joint concert management. WBS Concert: K Pop Storm Live in Malaysia will be documented as a historical event in Malaysia that features nine famous K Pop group.

Check out the idols greeting video below.  For more information, head over to K-pop Storms Facebook page. Stay tune to Korea.com for full coverage!

Kpop Storm Live in Malaysia 2012 Source: K-pop Storm

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Hot with top 10 stories of Kpop on August 2012

Hot with top 10 stories of Kpop on August 2012

allkpop?s Top 10 stories of August 2012

August is over and now is September. During August, the stars in Kpop were busy with their project and K-pop is still hot with the hottest comebacks. It is believed that fans maybe miss out some exciting stories. Dont woried because Kpop has covered he 10 most popular stories on August for you.

On August 2012, 1,660 stories were released. The news which have the interest of readers, are drama, Psy, and HaHa.

Let check out the top 10 stories of August 2012.

10. Big Bang’s Taeyang discloses his relationship.

Big Bang‘s Taeyang made VIPs suffer heart attacks with his his sense of humor.  Although Taeyang tries to tell lie  his fans,  its very hard to believe that the idol has a girlfriend.

09. T-ara representative comfirm, “Hwayoung got arrogant”

On the August 3rd broadcast of JTBC‘s ‘Entertainment Exclusive‘, during an interview, the representative shared, “Hwayoung was the last to join the group. I’m sure she thought she was working hard, but that probably wasn’t the case from the original members’ point of view.”

08. Hwayoung and sister Hyoyoung revealed to have visited different entertainment agency

It’s been reported that previous T-ara member Hwayoung and sister Hyoyoung have visited an entertainment agency, Core Contents Media, on the 1st of August. Viewes wondered if the sisters would sign with Maru Entertainment.

07. Angry T-ara fans egg Core Contents Media building

Some fans expressed their anger and frustration to ‘T-ara situation’ by throwing eggs at Core Contents Media‘s headquarters.

06. Psy publics “Oppa Is Just My Style” MV ft. HyunA

After promising fans of a second version of “GANGNAM STYLE”, Psy issued a second music video with a twist on his original called “Oppa Is Just My Style / Gangnam Style – HyunA version”. It was collaborated with 4minute’s HyunA. Are you gangnam style?

05. [Rumor]SM Entertainment suggests at 5-member TVXQ reunion?

The interesting change on SM Entertainment Japan‘s official website got attractive to fans. The profiles of the former members of TVXQ, JYJ‘s Junsu, Yoochun, and Jaejoong, were listed on the group’s section of the site. It would be hope that the event is a meeting of the boys.

04. T-ara’s Soyeon had a complicated in car accident, sent to emergency room

T-ara‘s Soyeon had a complication in a car accident and sent to the emergency room. While traveling down to Busan on August 13th at approximately 7:00 AM for the shooting of her drama ‘Haeundae Lovers‘, because of rainy road, her vehicle slipped and hit the guard rail twice before flipping on its side.

03. Hwayoung shares a secret message for fans on Twitter

The former T-ara member’s post a message to thank her fans for concerning their concern. Also, they asked fans to stop digging more into the situation. She also apologized and promised to comebcak with an improved image. Alhough the unexpected apology and request made netizens suprised, they guessed that there is a hidden message in Hwayoung’s post.

02. Hwayoung speaks the conflict between her and T-ara

After keeping her silence for nearly a month, T-ara‘s former member, Hwayoung, posted her response to the conflict and  shared that the way the situation has been solving

01. HaHa will marry singer Byul in November

The plans of HaHas wedding with singer Byul was suddenly revealed. It was reported that they have known each other for the past 7 to 8 years, but they started dating seriously earlier this year. Their wedding will be hold this November.

*Note: Top 10 stories are generated by reader view counts.

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KBS Music Bank "KPOP FESTIVAL" - 31 August, 2012

KBS Music Bank "KPOP FESTIVAL" - 31 August, 2012

KBS Music Bank KPOP FESTIVAL - 31 August, 2012This weeks Music Bank was a special episode KPOP FESTIVAL filmed in Incheon. Today’s HOT STAGE featured powerful performances by BoA feat. Eunhyuk, Super Junior, BEAST, IU, KARA and INFINITE. This KPOP Festival also got our artists to gather at the end of the show and as a united front sing Run To You by DJ Doc. This got Yoseob from BEAST and the boys from B.A.P dancing.

Other performances today were by B.A.P, EXO-M, Teen Top, A Pink, AOA, ZE:A, TINY-G, SECRET, Chaos, VIXX, Simon D feat. Rythm Power and many more.  

Enjoy the performances below!

KARAPandora

Super JuniorSPY

BEASTBeautiful Night

IUGood Day

INFINITETHE CHASER

BoA feat. EunhyukOnly One

B.A.PNo Mercy

EXO-MMAMA

Teen TopBe Ma Girl

A PinkBUBIBU

AOAElvis

G.NA2HOT

ZE:APHOENIX

TINY-GTiny-G

SECRETLove Is Move

ChaosRacer

EruI Hate U

VIXXROCK UR BODY

Simon D feat. Rythm PowerDing Ding

EndingRun To You

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