August is the month where the girl group effect can be seen to be the most powerful.
For top 10 on music charts for the 1st week of august, 8 songs are songs by girl groups. For Mnet chart, for 1st week of August (3rd – 9th August) #1 goes to Brown Eyed Girls with ‘Abracadabra’, and #10 is also taken by Brown Eyed Girls with ‘Candy Man’.
KARA, who recently came back with their 2nd album, is at #2 and #7 with ‘Wanna’ and ‘Mister’.
T-ara and 2NE1 is at #5 and #6 with ‘Lies’ and ‘I Don’t Care’. The song ‘I Don’t Care’, released at the beginning of July, is still doing strong up music charts.
#9 goes to ‘Amoled’ a collaboration by Son DamBi and After School. and #8 goes to ‘NaengMyun’ by So Nyeo Shi Dae Jessica and Park MyungSoo. With that 8 spots out of the top 10 charts are from girl groups.
The 2 other spots on the top 10 chart is by FT Island and MC Mong with ‘I Hope’ and ‘Indian Boy’ at #3 and #4.