Wednesday, 28 December 2011

Melon Music releases Yearly Chart for 2011

Melon has released a collective report of the best hits on their website for 2011!


The most popular song in 2011 was none other than T-ARA‘s “Roly Poly“, being the most streamed and downloaded song overall. It’s catchy, upbeat melody and easy-to-follow dance moves have been a big hit with the fans. GG‘s addictive track “I Cheated” featuring Park Bom earned the #2 slot, while the ladies of 2NE1 secured two spots on the Top-10 list with their hit song “I Am the Best” at #3, and “Ugly” at #9.
Best Overall Hits (2011.01.02~12.10)
1.) T-ARA – Roly Poly
2.) GG – I Cheated (feat. Park Bom)
3.) 2NE1 – I Am the Best
4.) B2ST – On Rainy Days
5.) Leessang – I Turned Off the TV
6.) 2NE1 – Ugly
7.) SISTAR – So Cool
8.) 4MEN – Once In A Lifetime
9.) IU – Good Day
10.) miss A – Good-bye Baby


6 of the 10 artists on the Top-10 Most Downloaded tracks of 2011 were female, including T-ARA who came in at #1 with “Roly Poly”, 2NE1′s “I Am the Best” at #3, miss A and their song “Good-bye Baby” at #5, Davichi with “Don’t Say Goodbye” at #6, SISTAR‘s “So Cool” at #7, SECRET with “Shy Boy” at #9, and soloist G.NA rounded out the top 10 with “Black and White“.
Most Downloaded (2011.01.02~12.10)
1.) T-ARA – Roly Poly
2.) GG – I Cheated (feat. Park Bom)
3.) 2NE1 – I Am the Best
4.) Leessang – I Turned Off the TV
5.) miss A – Good-bye Baby
6.) Davichi – Don’t Say Goodbye
7.) SISTAR – So Cool
8.) Kim Bum Soo – Please
9.) Secret – Shy Boy
10.) G.NA – Black and White


Infinite Challenge‘s West Coast Highway Music Festival came in at #1 on the list of most-sold albums in 2011, each track on the album breaking the top 100 song list of the year. Survival program ‘I Am a Singer‘ was obviously a huge hit this year, as two of the albums from the program have broke the top 10 list. Leessang‘s ‘AsuRa BalBalTa‘ secured the #2 spot, while GD&TOP‘s 4th mini-album came in at #3. Four of Big Bang‘s albums broke the Top-50 list of most-sold albums in 2011, displaying their undying international fame.
Album Chart (2011.01.02~12.10)
1.) Infinite Challenge – West Coast Highway Music Festival
2.) Leessang – AsuRa BalBalTa
3.) GD&TOP – GD&TOP 1st Full-Length album
4.) Big Bang – Big Bang’s 4th Mini-Album
5.) I Am a Singer – Survival ‘I Am a Singer’ 2nd Contest
6.) IU – Real
7.) Ooh La La Session – Super Star K3 Top 11 Part 1
8.) I Am a Singer – Survival ‘I Am a Singer’ Contest 3-2
9.) 4MEN – The Artist
10.) Girls’ Generation – ‘The Boys’ The 3rd Album


The girls of 2NE1 have dominated this year, successfully listing their hit songs “I Am the Best”, “Ugly”, “Lonely”, “Hate You” on the list of Top 50 overall hits at #3, #6, #16, and #27 respectively, while Park Bom’s solo track “Don’t Cry” secured the #15 spot. Altogether, the girls secured five songs on the list of top 50, while their label mates Big Bang secured a few spots on the list with songs like “Tonight”, and Love Song”. Additionally, Big Bang’s sub-unit GD&TOP secured two spots in the Top 50 with “Oh Yeah (feat. Park Bom)” and “High High”. Needless to say, it has been a fruitful year for YG Entertainment, releasing 9 hits total from group, solo, and sub-unit promotions.
IU managed to break the Top 50 with three songs, “Good Day” which was released last year and “Only I Didn’t Know” along with “Someday“. IU currently continues to dominate the charts with her new song, “You & I”. Even though both Girls’ Generation and the Wonder Girls released their albums late into the year, they performed well on the albums chart, ‘The Boys‘ came in at #10, while ‘Wonder World‘ earned the #13 slot. Programs like ‘I Am a Singer’ as well as ‘Super Star K‘ have made room for new artists to make their name known in the industry as well as creating opportunities for older artists to re-establish their reputation.

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