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Kpop Songs 2013

Robin Thicke Nabbed Two Songs From Marvin Gaye, Says Suit;  Song That Got Miley Cyrus Twerking at the VMAs 2013 Performance Generates More Controversy; Kpop Artist IU Also in Copyright Scandal
Robin Thicke Nabbed Two Songs From Marvin Gaye, Says Suit; Song That Got Miley Cyrus Twerking At The Vmas 2013 Performance Generates More Controversy; Kpop Artist Iu Also In Copyright Scandal

Robin Thicke Nabbed Two Songs From Marvin Gaye, Says Suit; Song That Got Miley Cyrus Twerking at the VMAs 2013 Performance Generates More Controversy; Kpop Artist IU Also in Copyright Scandal

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EMI said the Gaye family guilty of "ruining an incredible song," "killing the goose that laid the golden egg" and being responsible for "Blurred Lines" not receiving an MTV Video Music Award.

Marvin Gaye's family accused EMI and Williams and Thicke reps of "the planting of a knowingly false story in the press that the Gaye Family supposedly turned down a "six figure settlement" (no such offer was made) in order to make them appear unreasonable."

Thicke's Lawyer, Howard King, told The Hollywood Reporter,"Plaintiffs anticipated a baseless counterclaim for copyright infringement when they filed their original complaint for declaratory relief, so no surprise there. What is surprising in their press-release-disguised-as-a-complaint (much of which will eventually be stricken by the court) is their acknowledgment that the Gaye family has no standing to bring a copyright claim. For this, they blame EMI, the administrator and registered copyright owner of the Marvin Gaye songs. Obviously, EMI, which is in the business of collecting substantial sums for actual infringements, regardless of the publishing affiliations of the infringers, consulted their own expert musicologists who gave the same opinion our 3 musicologists gave: The genres of the songs are the same, the notes are different. So whether or not plaintiffs are fans of Marvin Gaye is irrelevant; no infringement occurred here."

Top 10 KPop Gym Songs

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Yeah, obviously this is merely my opinion, have been hitting the gym regularly lately, without music each section passes slower than expected, since KPop is part of my life, integrating it into my gym sessions is no doubt a decent idea.

Top songs of Kpop girl groups during the first 5 years this XXI century

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Gyms in Korea were playing this for years after it dropped because its relentless beat is not only catchy, it is actually relatively fast. At approximately 130bpm, it is even quicker than American dance hits like Rihanna’s “Only Girl in the World” and Maroon 5’s “Moves Like Jagger.” If you are making a running playlist, basically, you will want “So Cool” to start playing at the point when you are kicking for the finish line.

Fitting in with the exercise theme, the music video was (loosely) inspired by the Daegu-hosted IAAF World Championships in 2011, which explains all the spangly batons, hurdling, and this sort of thing:

And not forgetting this technically perfect-looking Fosbury Flop from Bora in the high jump. A gold medal for that lady, please.

CNBLUE’s “I’m Sorry” Is One of 2013′s Most Loved Songs in Taiwan
Cnblue’S “I’M Sorry” Is One Of 2013′s Most Loved Songs In Taiwan

CNBLUE’s “I’m Sorry” Is One of 2013′s Most Loved Songs in Taiwan

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Idol band CNBLUE‘s “I’m Sorry” has been confirmed as the most loved Korean song in Taiwan last year.

According to an announcement made by FNC Entertainment on March 26, Taiwanese ranking show Hit FM recently revealed the top 100 favorite songs on 2013. CNBLUE confirmed their popularity by landing on the sixth spot on the list.

Out of the 100 most played tracks, 54 songs are sung in Chinese, 18 tracks are from Indonesia, and the rest are from various countries. A total of 17 Korean songs made it to the list, and CNBLUE’s “I’m Sorry” ranked the highest among them.

5 Pleasant Surprises in Kpop from 2013

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But struggling to get time on themajor music television shows in South Korea, the group remainedalmost unheard of in their home country and foreign fans wondered ifthey"d ever be able to generate enough revenue to keep them andChrome Entertainment from having to disband. And then Crayon Popreleased their music video for "Bar Bar Bar," which paired theirsignature simple and catchy songs with attention-drawing outfits andchoreography. The group"s recognition and popularity exploded andforeign fans no longer had to worry about Crayon Pop dying outwithout every achieving any success or recognition in their nativecountry of South Korea.

Girls' Generation Yuri and Oh Sang Jin to host 2013 Gaon Chart Kpop Awards
Girls' Generation Yuri And Oh Sang Jin To Host 2013 Gaon Chart Kpop Awards

Girls' Generation Yuri and Oh Sang Jin to host 2013 Gaon Chart Kpop Awards

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Gaon Chart Kpop Awards is an awards show which focus on the sales of songs and album. For this year many stars are nominated such as Cho Yong Pil, PSY, Girls' Generation, EXO, Sistar, San-E, IU, Davichi, Dynamic Duo, 4Minute, Miss A, SoyuMad Clown, Seo In Guk, Jia and etc.

Edward1849's Recommended Top 20 K-Pop Songs of 2013
Edward1849's Recommended Top 20 K-Pop Songs Of 2013

Edward1849's Recommended Top 20 K-Pop Songs of 2013

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Soompi_News_Leaderboard_ATF Mobile_Soompi_Ldrbrd_ATF Soompi_Mini_Ad_MainSoompi Search Main menu Skip to contentHome News Gallery Recap Exclusive Forums Shop LANGUAGEFrançais Español Português ภาษาไทย Edward1849s Recommended Top 20 K-Pop Songs of 2013by edward1849December 27, 2013 1 of 21Edward1849 is the long-time curator of our Weekly Music Chart.

Happy Holidays everyone.  2013 is another wonderful year for K-Pop.  It has really become the main genre of music in Asia now and also getting more worldwide attention.  Many K-Pop artists have become international Hallyu stars with fans all over the world.

This is the 12th year I am writing this year end post.  If you are not familiar with it, this is not about the biggest stars and their songs but some of the great songs Ive listened to throughout this year that you may have missed.  You wont see too many big name idol artists on this countdown.  But as usual, when we get closer to the top, more familiar names will appear.

Billboard picks 'Growl' as Top Kpop Song of 2013
Billboard Picks 'growl' As Top Kpop Song Of 2013

Billboard picks 'Growl' as Top Kpop Song of 2013

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According to Billboard, "Growl" was the crown jewel in boy band EXO's fantastic 2013. While past singles like "Mama" and "Wolf" were based around complex concepts and busy production, "Growl" used a sparse, Southern hip-hop beat that let the 12 boys' talents shine through. A blend of rap, R and B melody and pop hooks, the breakout single had something for all listeners. Its accompanying video focused on a straight-forward, one-take video, again allowing for EXO's talents -- in this case, choreography -- to shine, not detracting from over-the-top high fashion. Along with high interest from the United States -- the boy band is the newest act to land among the top-selling K-pop tracks in America -- "Growl" solidifies EXO as the act to watch in K-pop's continuing international advancement."

EXO is steadily rising as one of the next top global stars. They have achieved many awards this year from Korea and China, such as 2 Daesang Awards from MelOn Music Award and MAMA, "Most Popular Group Award" from "Baidu The Hottest Awards","Best Group Award" at "Top Chinese Music Billboard Newcomer Awards"

Billboard unleashes 2013's Biggest-Selling K-Pop Songs in America!
Billboard Unleashes 2013's Biggest-Selling K-Pop Songs In America!

Billboard unleashes 2013's Biggest-Selling K-Pop Songs in America!

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1. "Gangnam Style" PSY2. "Gentleman" PSY3. "Fantastic Baby" BIGBANG4. "I Got a Boy" Girls' Generation5. "Growl" EXO6. "I Am the Best" 2NE17. "The Baddest Female" CL8. "Right Now" PSY9. "Wolf" EXO10. "Falling in Love" 2NE1

Allkpop Ranks Ailee's 'U & I' At Number 21 On Editor's List Of Top 50 K-Pop Songs Of 2013
Allkpop Ranks Ailee's 'u & I' At Number 21 On Editor's List Of Top 50 K-Pop Songs Of 2013

Allkpop Ranks Ailee's 'U & I' At Number 21 On Editor's List Of Top 50 K-Pop Songs Of 2013

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(Photo : Photo courtesy of the official Ailee Facebook page)Five weeks after their decision to publish unauthorized nude photos of Ailee led to a fan backlash culminating in thousands of angry comments and reportedly thousands of Twitter followers lost before they took the photos down, the editors of the online publication allkpop have ranked Ailee's 'UI' at number 21 on their list of top 50 K-pop songs of 2013.

"Ailee's 'UI' may have drawn some criticism for Beyonce-like vibes, but the thing that no one ever called into question was her talent," reads allkpop's copy for Ailee's ranking write-up.

"With a killer combo of vocal power and control alongside an amazing stage presence and charisma, it's hard to remember that some still consider her to be a rookie."