Suzy Succeeds With “Pretending To Be Happy”; Soompi’s K-Pop Music Chart 2017, February Week 1

Suzy has the new No. 1 song on our chart with “Pretending To Be Happy.” This song was not even on the chart last week but with a strong showing on all chart sources, it was able to debut all the way at the top of our chart. The last time a song debuted at No. 1 on our chart was three years ago when Jellyfish Entertainment’s artists collaborated for their Christmas song “Winter Confession.”

“Pretending To Be Happy” is the pre-release single from Suzy’s first solo mini-album “Yes? No?” It is an urban R&B song that has a mysterious and dreamy atmosphere. The lyrics unravel the story of a person who lives with loneliness and unhappiness, but pretends to be happy on the outside.

While Suzy topped the charts multiple times with miss A and with the duet track “Dream” alongside EXO’s Baekhyun, this is her first time topping the charts as a solo artist.”Pretending To Be Happy” was also the winner on “Music Bank” last week. Congratulations to Suzy!

AOA’s “Excuse Me” remains at No. 2 while Akdong Musician’s “Last Goodbye” drops to No. 3 this week.

Along with Suzy’s new solo track, there are two new songs in the top 10 this week. Moving up six spots to No. 5 is Rain’s “The Best Present.” Written and produced by his good friend PSY, this is a ballad that incorporates string and piano melodies. The lyrics are about a man who describes his significant other as the best present he has received in his life. The song is custom made for Rain, as he and Kim Tae Hee just got married last month.

Moving up nine spots to No. 10 is Girls’ Generations’ Seohyun with “Don’t Say No.” Seohyun has many chart topping hits with Girls’ Generation and also with the sub-unit TaeTiSeo. “Don’t Say No” is the title track of Seohyun’s first mini-album of the same name. It is a dance song with a funky piano melody, and contains lyrics about a woman who finds it difficult to move on after a breakup. Seohyun’s alluring vocals are the highlight of this song.

Singles Music Chart – February 2017, Week 2

Rank Song Artist/Band
11 (+9) 안녕 (Goodbye) 2NE1
12 (-9) TOUCH Shinhwa
13 (-3) 불장난 (Playing With Fire) BLACKPINK
14 (+4) Stay With Me Chanyeol, Punch
15 (–) Beautiful Crush
16 (new) Round and round (feat. Han Soo Ji) Heize
17 (-5) 피 땀 눈물 (Blood Sweat & Tears) BTS
18 (new) 기다렸다 가 (Nosedive) Dynamic Duo, Chen
19 (-2) 첫눈처럼 너에게 가겠다 (I Will Go To You Like The First Snow) Ailee
21 (+1) I Miss You Soyou
22 (+9) Who Are You Sam Kim
23 (-2) 소원 (Wish) Urban Zakapa
24 (-11) 너에게 닿기를 (I Wish) Cosmic Girls
25 (+5) 이쁘다니까 (You Are So Beautiful) Eddy Kim
26 (-18) 무한적아 (Limitless) NCT 127
27 (+6) 첫 눈 (The First Snow) Jung Junil
28 (+1) 러시안 룰렛 (Russian Roulette) Red Velvet
29 (+18) Love Affair (feat. Giant Pink) Niel
30 (-7) 그대라는 사치 (Amazing You) Han Dong Geun
31 (+13) 도깨비 (Hobgoblin) CLC
32 (–) HEAVEN Roy Kim, Kim EZ
33 (+5) Hush Lasse Lindh
34 (+3) 내 눈에만 보여 (My Eyes) 10cm
35 (-11) 11:11 Taeyeon
37 (+3) For Life EXO
38 (-4) 이 바보야 (The Fool) Jung Seung Hwan
39 (+4) And I’m Here Kim Kyung Hee
40 (-14) 꽃길 (Flower Road) Kim Sejeong
41 (+4) All I Wanna Do (K) (Feat. Hoody, Loco) Jay Park
42 (-26) BOMB (feat. San E) Ravi
43 (-1) BERMUDA TRIANGLE (Feat. Crush, DEAN) Zico
44 (-16) 나비잠 (Sweet Dream) Kim Heechul, Min Kyung Hoon
45 (+1) 내가 저지른 사랑 (The Love I Committed) Lim Chang Jung
46 (-21) 리얼리티 (Reality) Akdong Musician
47 (-12) HONEY BEE Luna, Hani, Solar
48 (-9) 너 앞에서 나는 (When I’m With You (feat. Brother Su)) Park Kyung
49 (–) Half Moon (feat. Gaeko) DEAN
50 (-2) Mysterious Hello Venus

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About the Soompi Music Chart

Soompi Music Chart is unlike any other music chart or television ranking. It takes into account rankings by various major music charts in Korea as well as the hottest trending artists on Soompi, making it a unique chart that reflects what’s going on in K-pop not only in Korea but around the world. Our chart is composed of the following sources:

GAON Singles+Albums+Social Chart – 25%
Various Internet Charts (Olleh, Bugs, Melon, Soribada, Genie) – 15%
Soompi Airplay – 20%
TV Music Show Charts (SBS Inkigayo, KBS Music Bank, MNet M!Countdown, MBC PLUS Show Champion) – 40%

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