AU ABROAD

Hello Asia! Feature: Korean Music Chart Overview as of 10th October

Hello Asia! takes a look at changes in the Korean music charts as of 10th October. We look at three of the biggest charts from the industry: MCountdown, Naver and Melon.

MCountdown: as of 27/9
1. Lean on Me – Soyou and Kwon Jung Yeol
2. Dumb Dumb – Red Velvet
3. Cinderella - CNBLUE
4. SSENUNNI - Jessi
5. Mansae – Seventeen

Naver: as of 9/10
1. I – Taeyeon
2. Love Again – Lim Chang Jung
3. U R – Taeyeon
4. Lean on Me – Soyou and Kwon Jung Yeol
5. My Type – iKON

Melon: as of 9/10
1. I – Taeyeon
2. Love Again – Lim Chang Jung
3. Get Some Air – Gary
4. Lean on Me – Soyou and Kwon Jung Yeol
5. My Type - iKON

The Girl’s Generation is back to win the charts! This time the Girl’s Generation leader Taeyeon is back with her first mini album ‘I’, coming into both Naver and Melon charts immediately after the release of the album. Her title song I came first in both Naver and Melon, with U R also in a third place for Naver. Fans are excited to hear Taeyeon’s first solo album and so far people are loving it.

In the charts mostly dominated by idol groups, Lim Chang Jung’s Love Again remains in the top 5 for Naver and Melon for two weeks now even though it came down to second place behind Taeyeon’s I. Soyou and Kwon Jung Yeol’s duet song Lean on Me also is being loved continuously, coming on forth place on Naver and Melon and first on MCountdown.

iKON’s My Type has gone down another step, coming fifth on Naver and Melon.