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December 11, 2011

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Hey guise!

So, if you follow us on Twitter or Facebook, you might have seen that we were asking for beta testers for a new page we were working on. Well, finally, it’s live and ready to go!

Here’s the deal: we never actually pick who we’re going to review for Music Mondays. We leave that up for all of you to vote on. You’d vote on our old request page, on Twitter, and on Facebook. Problem was, we had to count all of these votes ourselves. The Facebook poll was easy to count, but our request page? Holy snap. Please take a look at what we were dealing with before:

Old Kpop Music Monday Request Page

Check this out

Also, people would complain if, say, we reviewed a video that didn’t win on Facebook, and they would accuse us of cheating. Well, as you can see, there are tons more votes via our Request page. But you couldn’t see the votes that we saw. So we decided to change that.

Enter this new project. Voting will now be transparent. Basically, you vote by clicking on the thumb up. It’s that easy. If you’d like to vote more, then your Facebook Likes, Tweets, and Google +1s all add to the tally, as well as comments. Engage with the video as much as you can if you want it to win for Music Mondays. The page has an algorithm that tallies a bunch of different factors into ranking the hottest Kpop videos out there, and we determine that based on your interactions.

For now, we’re starting off by testing it out for How to Dance Kpop Style, 2011. Vote away! Voting Ends December 19th. SHAZAM! Once we’re finished that, we’ll start using the page for our Music Mondays and K Crunches. Woot!

Also, we mentioned in the video that we want to encourage good comments to the videos, rather than spammy McSpammersons trying to get their videos to win. We’ll ban spammers that try to vote multiple times in the comments. If you’re worried about the comment policy, don’t worry. You’ll know if you’re spamming, and so will we. For our good commenters, we want to give away Three CDs for How to Dance Kpop 2011. We’ll look at the comments from the top three videos that win our poll, and we’ll mail out CDs to the people who – we think – made the best comment in each. Let us know what you think of the song, dance, video, whatever. We encourage you to engage with the video and with others :D

This is a sucky comment.

This is a sucky comment.

One of the main reasons we made this chart is also because we want your voice to be more accurately reflected. For example, a lot of people have complained that U-Kiss hasn’t won any awards on any music shows, and – really – we’re surprised by that as well. Based on the responses we’re seeing, U-Kiss is insanely popular on our site and with international fans. But it doesn’t seem like the international fans’ voice really counts in the music awards shows, and that’s too bad. So our page is a step away from those charts. We’re looking at YouTube videos only, and how much you engage with those videos, not how much Korean people engage with the videos via Korean media sites. Sounds fair?

Another reason we made the page: we know that some of you aren’t really into Kpop as much as some diehard fans, and voting might not be something you’re that interested in. But, from time to time you might feel the need to brush up on what’s popular in Kpop. This page can still do that for you. We’ll display the top 60 videos of the moment. Watch them all on that page, come back next month if you need to brush up again. Yeah!

Lastly, this is still a work in progress. We plan on adding a lot more functionality to it in the future. For now, though, we think this page is gonna be pretty cool. If you’ve got any feedback, we’d love to hear it. You might find some bugs if you’re using older or less popular browsers, but nothing crippling, we don’t think.

Yeah! Let us know what you think, and get voting!

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  1. I really can not decide between:
    Super Junior- Mr. Simple- I completely fell in love with the lyrics, and it is my anthem for school and life. Everyday, i listen to this song, and sing my heart out.
    U-kiss-Neverland- After i listen to Mr. Simple, i have to listen to Neverland, because i gets me up and dancing. I imitate the dance, but it is a fail.
    Both songs are amazing not only because of the lyrics, but the dance. And they are the reason, i am really into a kpop now, and want to study in South Korea.

    8 years ago
  2. 1. 2NE1 “I Am the Best’.
    2. Infinite “Paradise”.
    3. SNSD “The Boys”.
    3. Kara “STEP”
    4. WG “Be My Baby”
    5. Taeyang “I Need a Girl”
    6. HyunA “Bubble POP”

    8 years ago
    • AND BIGBANG?? BIGBANG too

      8 years ago
      • YES, BIGBANG. crap, what did i miss!? let me know and I’ll add it.

        8 years ago
    • Wasn’t Taeyang’s I need a girl in 2010 :?

      8 years ago
      • thanks! *edited* someone else had listed it down below so i added it too :)

        8 years ago
        • No problemo! I got the song stuck in my head right now lol :D

          8 years ago
        • yeah, that song is awesome XD  i wouldn’t mind if S&M reviewed it this year, haha!

          8 years ago
  3.  TVXQ – Keep Your Head Down

    8 years ago
  4. Teen Top’s No More Perfume on you definitely has the best dance ever. I’ve got a group of my friends together to learn the dance version. I can only hope that we can pull off that attitude of cheating on our younger girlfriends with our older girlfriends. xD

    8 years ago
  5. why(keep your head down)-TVXQ

    8 years ago
  6. M M

    1. 2ne1 I am the Best (Hands down, song of the year)
    2. missA Goodbye Baby (Really, really loved this song , it got me into missA)
    3. INFINITE Be Mine (Glad they finally got the recognition they deserve)
    4. TEEN TOP Supa Luv (its been nearly a year since the song was released and i’m still in love with it, plus i like it more than dont spray perfume)
    5. BLOCK B- Tell Them (Really Uplifting and fun song loved it)6. U KISS Tick Tack (even though its their japan debut, it rocked)

    8 years ago
  7. Super Junior – Mr. Simple PLEASE!! it is so damn epic ;D

    8 years ago
  8. U-Kiss – Tick Tack PLEASE…!!!
    &&&&
    U-Kiss – Neverland

    8 years ago
  9. UKlSS- Neverland

    8 years ago
  10. JYJ- Get Out
    one of my favorites this year

    8 years ago
  11. Keep Your Head Down- TVXQ
    Not only was it highly anticipated song, who doesn’t know the
    Keep Your Head Down move.

    8 years ago
  12. INFINITE, BTD or Be Mine or PARADISE or any other dance by INFINITE. Because their choregraphies are the ones that impressed me the most this year, and since I know Kpop, I’ve never seen so perfect synchronization (99.99% FTW <3). I think they deserve the most to win, because their dances are amazing, unique, and also hard, why BTD is still the best ever. (if I could vote for another dance, I would choose Wonder Girls' Be my baby, because even if SNSD are my favorite girlsband, WG's dance is so special compared to usual girlsbands' dances, way more special and HARDER than all the other dances I've seen this year).

    8 years ago
  13. INFINITE- BE MINE

    8 years ago
  14. Keep your head down – TVXQ
    Mainly because it’s one of the few really antipaced songs that actually lived up to the expectations. Expect the “grandma’s curtains clothings”, those was kind of ugly.

    8 years ago
  15. B2ST-Fiction
    Apink -MYMY

    8 years ago
  16. teayang – i need a girl
    T.O.P and GD knockout

    8 years ago
    •  and BIGBANG?? BIGBANG too
      BIGBANG – TONIGHT
      BIGBANG – LOVE SONG ( BEST MUSIC VIDEO  2011)

      8 years ago
  17. INFINITE – Be Mine

    Strong, Charismatic, Hot & Fierce Choreography ♡

    8 years ago
  18. UKISS-Tick Tack
    UKISS-Neverland
    SNSD-The Boys

    8 years ago
  19. Sounds like the voting system is still going to be affected by spamming though :

    8 years ago
  20. My Name:Message
    Beast:Fiction
    Infinite:BTD 
    Block B:Freeze

    8 years ago
  21. It is such an awesome way to see if your losing the battle. haha. But I think its a great improvement so people won’t complain anymore if their vid don’t get picked! good job guise! 

    8 years ago
  22. I have the latest version of Internet Explorer and need to turn off compatibility View in order to use the voting page. Just letting you know in case I’m either an isolated incident or not.

    8 years ago
  23. Infinite : BTD + Be Mine + Paradise
    Beast : Fiction
    2ne1 : I am The Best
    Troublemaker : troublemaker
    Sunny Hill : Midnight Cirucs

    8 years ago
  24. u-kiss tick tack 

    8 years ago
  25. U-Kiss – Tick Tack + Neverland
    Boyfriend – Don’t Touch My Girl
    B2ST – Fiction
    Infinite – Be Mine + Nothing’s Over

    8 years ago
  26. Don’t know why my comment posted twice.  Sorry.

    8 years ago
  27. 1. Tonight
    2. Iam the best
    3. Be Mine
    4. Good Bye Baby
    5.Fiction

    8 years ago
  28. Song Ji Eun’s “Going Crazy” (feat. Bang Yong Guk) should be added.

    8 years ago
    • The song is beautiful, but there’s no dance in the MV :///

      8 years ago
      • I meant the video should be added to the KPopChart list.  My favorite dance of 2011 was Before the Dawn by Inifinite, I also thought Neverland by U-KISS was great.

        8 years ago
  29. I think Song Ji Eun’s “Going Crazy” (featuring Bang Yong Guk) should be added.

    8 years ago
  30. Ok, I got this!!
    2NE1 – I Am the Best
    SNSD – The Boys (sexy traffic cop FTW!)
    Super Junior – Mr. Simple
    Beast – Fiction  (PENGUIN DANCE)

    8 years ago
  31. Even though many amazing songs have been released I still vote for 
    -2NE1: I AM THE BEST 
    or
    -KARA : STEP
    Both videos and songs are completely different but they both have a unique flow into it (:  <3

    8 years ago
  32. Just got back from checking out the new page and you guys did an awesome job. I really think you guys really got it right making a chart that represents how all the international fans feel about their favorite songs and artists. I’ve looked at some of the official kpop charts and most of the songs I haven’t even heard of, or there are multiple songs from the same artist/CD. I think it just goes to show how much the international fans promote kpop through YouTube views and social networking. It’s nice to have a list of all the stuff I love in one convenient place. Thanks so much for your hard work. I really appreciate it. 

    8 years ago
  33. I am LOVIN the page my favorite dances are:
    1)Infinite- Be Mine
    2) Infinite- Paradise 
    (if you can’t tell i am an inspirit)
    3) Beast – Fiction
    4) Super Junior- A-CHA

    8 years ago
  34. Clearly “Infinite – Be Mine”! I am not an Infinite fan, but I think it was one of the best dance singles this year! It really stuck out from a pile of other kpop songs that sounded all the same (not trying to put down other groups). Not to mention, the extremely sharp, and eyecatching choreography! It has to be the best dance kpop this year!

    8 years ago
  35. Hey I accidentally landed on that page a couple of weeks ago (how I managed that I have no idea) and was wondering what it was!  Mystery solved.  Question: The current Battle Kpop list is for best dances of the year correct?  I see Troublemaker at the top of the list, so I think people believe this is already for Music Monday. 
    Another question, can you vote for more than one song?

    8 years ago
  36. Hyuna – Bubble Pop!  hahah :D

    8 years ago
  37. 2NE1’s I am the Best! The dancing is really awesome!! Especially if you view the video of their dance practice.

    8 years ago
  38. First of all, awesome page ^^
    My favorite dance choreography’s of 2011 plus videos.
    1. T-Ara – Roly Poly
    2. Infinite – Be Mine
    3. BIGBANG – Love Song

    8 years ago
  39. Ukiss Neverland
    AA-Because I’m Crazy (LOL)
    Super Junior-Mr. Simple

    8 years ago
  40. Shinee – Replay
    Teen Top – No More Perfume On You
    TVXQ –  Keep Your Head Down
    Beast – FictionT-ara -Roly Poly
    GD&TOP – HIGH HIGH
    Super Junior – Mr Simple
    2pm – Hands Up

    8 years ago