40 relations: Alexa Internet, Billboard charts, Boy band, Brown Eyed Girls, China, Gain (singer), Gaon Album Chart, Gaon Chart Music Awards, Gaon Digital Chart, Gaon Social Chart, Gaon Weibo Chart, Genie Music, Girl group, Girls' Generation, Jo Kwon, K-pop, Kakao, Kakao M, Karaoke, Melon (online music service), Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Music recording certification, Naver, NHN Entertainment Corporation, Oricon, Pony Canyon, Record chart, Sina Weibo, Sony Music, Soribada, South Korea, Stone Music Entertainment, Super Junior, Twitter, Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, Westin Hotels & Resorts, YinYueTai, YouTube, 2AM (band).
Alexa Internet, Inc. is an American company based in California that provides commercial web traffic data and analytics.
The Billboard charts tabulate the relative weekly popularity of singles or albums in the United States and elsewhere.
A boy band (or boyband) is loosely defined as a vocal group consisting of young male singers, usually in their teenage years or in their twenties at the time of formation, singing love songs marketed towards young women.
The Brown Eyed Girls (Hangul: 브라운 아이드 걸스, Japanese: ブラウン・アイド・ガールズ), often abbreviated as B.E.G., BG or 브아걸 (beu-ah-geol) is a South Korean girl group managed by Mystic Entertainment.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
Son Ga-in (born September 20, 1986), better known mononymously as Gain, is a South Korean singer, actress and entertainer.
Gaon Album Chart, part of Gaon Music Chart, is a national chart that ranks the best-selling albums, including mini and single albums, in South Korea, provided by the Korea Music Content Industry Association.
The Gaon Chart Music Awards, also known as the Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards, is a major music awards show that is held annually in South Korea by the national music record chart Gaon Chart.
The Gaon Digital Chart is the music industry standard record chart in South Korea for singles, provided by the Korea Music Content Industry Association and published weekly by the Gaon Music Chart.
Gaon Social Chart, part of Gaon Chart, is a weekly chart that ranks the top 100 South Korean songs according to their worldwide popularity on social networking sites.
Gaon Weibo Chart, part of Gaon Chart, was a weekly chart that ranked the top 10 most popular K-pop groups and the top 30 most popular individual K-pop artists in China, using data from Weibo.
Genie Music, a subsidiary of KT Corporation, is a South Korean company that specializes in the production and distribution of music content.
A girl group is a music act featuring several female singers who generally harmonize together.
Girls' Generation, also known as SNSD, is a South Korean girl group formed by SM Entertainment.
Jo Kwon (Hangul: 조권, hanja: 趙權; born on August 28, 1989) is a South Korean singer, MC, actor, entertainer and was the leader of South Korean boy band 2AM.
K-pop (abbreviation of Korean pop) characterized by a wide variety of audiovisual elements.
Kakao (카카오) is a South Korean internet company established in 2014. It was formed from a merger of Daum Communications and Kakao to Daum Kakao in 2014. The company changed its name from Daum Kakao to Kakao in 2015. On May 28, 2015, the company acquired Path, a US social media company that had met with success in Asia. On January 11, 2016, Kakao acquired a 76.4 percent stake in LOEN Entertainment (now Kakao M), Korea's top online music service for $1.5 billion. Kakao Corporation's most prominent app has been KakaoTalk, which had 49.47 million downloads in 2017.
Kakao M (formerly Seoul Records, YBM Seoul Records and LOEN Entertainment) is a South Korean entertainment company established by Min Yeong-bin in 1978.
Karaoke, is a form of interactive entertainment or video game developed in Japan in which an amateur singer sings along with recorded music (a music video) using a microphone.
Melon is a South Korean online music store and music streaming service introduced in November 2004, and developed by SK Telecom.
South Korea's Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) is a central government agency responsible for the areas of tourism, culture, art, religion, and sports.
Music recording certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped, sold, or streamed a certain number of units.
Naver (Hangul: 네이버) IPA: nəvɛ́:r is a South Korean online platform operated by Naver Corporation.
NHN Entertainment Corp. is a South Korean developer, publisher and distributor of mobile and PC games founded in December 1999 under the name Hangame Communications, Inc.
, established in 1999, is the holding company at the head of a Japanese corporate group that supplies statistics and information on music and the music industry in Japan.
, also known by the shorthand form, is a Japanese company, established on October 1, 1966, which publishes music, DVD and VHS videos, movies, and video games.
A record chart, also called a music chart, is a ranking of recorded music according to certain criteria during a given period of time.
Sina Weibo is a Chinese microblogging (weibo) website.
Sony Music Entertainment (SME) is a Japanese-owned global music conglomerate owned by Sony and incorporated as a general partnership of Sony Music Holdings Inc. through Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. (in Japanese), Sony Corporation The company was first founded in 1929 as American Record Corporation and renamed Columbia Recording Corporation in 1938, following its acquisition by the Columbia Broadcasting System. In 1966, the company was reorganized to become CBS Records, and Sony Corporation bought the company in 1988, renaming it under its current name in 1991. In 2004, Sony and Bertelsmann established a 50-50 joint venture called Sony BMG Music Entertainment, which transferred the businesses of Sony Music and Bertelsmann Music Group into one entity. However, in 2008, Sony acquired Bertelsmann's stake, and the company reverted to the SME name shortly after; the buyout allowed Sony to acquire all of BMG's labels, including former Columbia Pictures subsidiary Arista Records as well as RCA Records, and led to the dissolution of BMG, which instead relaunched as BMG Rights Management. Sony Music Entertainment is the second largest of the "Big Three" record companies in the world, behind Universal Music Group (UMG) and ahead of Warner Music Group (WMG). Sony's music publishing division is the world's largest music publisher after the acquisition of EMI. It also owns SYCO Entertainment, which operates some of the world's most successful reality TV format including Got Talent and The X Factor.
Soribada (소리바다) was the first Korean peer-to-peer file-sharing service, launched in 2000 by Sean Yang as a Napster clone.
South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea (대한민국; Hanja: 大韓民國; Daehan Minguk,; lit. "The Great Country of the Han People"), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and lying east to the Asian mainland.
Stone Music Entertainment (Hangul: 스톤뮤직엔터테인먼트; formerly known as CJ E&M Music), is a South Korean entertainment company under CJ Group subsidiary CJ E&M.
Super Junior (슈퍼주니어; Syupeo Junieo), also known as SJ or SUJU, is a South Korean boy band.
Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".
Universal Music Group (also known in the United States as UMG Recordings, Inc. and abbreviated as UMG) is an American global music corporation that is a subsidiary of the French media conglomerate Vivendi.
Warner Music Group (WMG, also referred to as Warner Music or WEA International) is an American multinational entertainment and record label conglomerate headquartered in New York City.
Westin Hotels & Resorts is an American upscale hotel chain owned by Marriott International.
YinYueTai, is one of the major music video sharing sites in China.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
2AM (투에이엠) was a South Korean boy group, that consisted of Jo Kwon, Lee Changmin, Lim Seulong and Jeong Jinwoon.