May 2018 Kpop News You Don’t Want to Miss

May 2018 Kpop news

May 2018 Kpop News You Don’t Want to Miss

Hey there, all the Kpop fans and those who want to know more about Kpop! In this article, we will show you the weekly charts of 4 major music apps in Korea. Also, we will give you some information on the latest released songs and Kpop news. You guys ready to know more about May 2018 kpop news?


Weekly Chart of 4 Major Music Streaming Applications in Korea (Melon, Genie, Bugs, Mnet)

– From April 23th to April 29th

Melon

1. Don’t – Loco and Hwasa
2. Pass by – Nilo
3. What is Love? – Twice
4. Boong-boong (Feat Sik-K) – HAON
5. You – Melomance

Genie

1. Don’t  – Loco and Hwasa
2. What is Love? – Twice
3. Pass by – Nilo
4. Boong-boong (Feat Sik-K) – HAON
5. You – Melomance

Bugs

1. Don’t – Loco and Hwasa
2. The Only Star – Hwang Chi Yeul
3. What is Love? – Twice
4. Boong-boong (Feat. Sik-K) – HAON
5. Dally (Feat. GRAY) – Hyolin

Mnet

1. Don’t – Loco and Hwasa
2. What is Love – Twice
3. Pass by – Nilo
4. Boong-boong (Feat. Sik-K) – HAON
5. Just Friends – Melomance

Summary

To summarize, ‘Don’t’ of Loco and Hwasa has topped all the charts. This amazing duo has teamed up as a part of KBS 2TV’s program ‘Hyena on the Keyboard’.  ‘Hyena on the Keyboard’ is a reality program which showed how famous singer-songwriters  write their songs. Nowadays, it’s not uncommon to see the songs from TV programs take the first place on the charts.

Another song you see in every chart, ‘Boong-boong’, is also a song from hip-hop audition program, ‘Highschool Rapper 2’ of Mnet. This teenager hip-hop ranking survival was a huge success and HAON was the winner of the entire show. This song was released after the final stage. He is highly praised for his philosophical lyrics. Unlike many other rappers, he doesn’t use any abusive words in his lyrics. If you want to listen to more of HAON’s songs, check out his Soundcloud.


New Release

<GFriend’s Time for the Moon Night>

GFriend has released their 6th mini album, Time for the Moon Night on April 31st. Most well-know as their perfectly synchronized choreography and fantastical songs, they are also gaining the attention of kpop lovers.

According to the Billboard K-Town column,

“Time For The Moon,” or “Night” as it is known in Korean, starts off simply with a haunting piano melody and gradually builds to a soaring, expressive close. Propelled by whimsical strings, the song is sprinkled with retro-inspired digital quirks, fluttering synths, and layered harmonies as the members of GFriend sing their way between dynamic tempo and tonal shifts.

Watch the music video of GFriend’s newest song.


May 2018 Kpop News

<BTS Performing on Billboard Music Awards on May 20>

As you might already know, BTS is releasing their new album <Love Yourself: Tear> on May 18th. They are performing at the Billboard Music Awards, and giving their world TV premier on the show. They are also nominated for the Top Social Artist which they won last year. BTS is writing Kpop history, since they are the first Korean performer to be on the BBMAs. 2018 Billboard Music Awards will be aired on May 20th, 8PM ET on NBC.

Read the article about BTS in BBMAs from www.billboard.com


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