Music Shows Guide

Music show guide created by KPOP Music Show Analysis with permission to redistribute on EG✧VERSE.

Navigate to the following: The Show | Show Champion | MCountdown | Music Bank | Music Core | Inkigayo

Tracking Time

The Show

Saturday to Friday (KST): Digital (Gaon) / Album (Hanteo) / SNS (YouTube) / Broadcast (SBS MTV)

Fri 8pm – Mon 2pm (KST): Pre-voting (Starpass)

Tuesday (KST): Show On-Air + Live-voting

Show Champion

Monday to Sunday (KST): Digital (MelOn, Genie, Flo, Bugs) / Album (Hanteo) / SNS (YouTube) / Broadcast (MBC M)

Thu 6pm – Sun 11:59pm (KST): Pre-voting (IdolChamp Global, Korea, China)

Wednesday (KST): Show On-Air

MCountdown

Monday to Sunday (KST): Digital (MelOn, Genie, Flo) / Album (Hanteo) / SNS (YouTube) / Broadcast (MNet TV)

Fri 2pm – Mon 9am (KST): Pre-voting (MWave / Genie / Mnet JP / Whosfan)

Thursday (KST): Show On-Air + Live-voting

Music Bank

Monday to Sunday (KST): Digital (MelOn, Genie, Flo, Bugs) / Album (Hanteo) / SNS (YouTube) / Broadcast (KBS) / Viewer Committee

Friday (KST): Show On-Air

Music Core

Monday to Sunday (KST): Digital & Album (Gaon) / SNS (YouTube) / Broadcast (MBC)

Tue 6pm – Thu 11am (KST): Global Pre-Voting (MuBeat)

Wednesday to Thursday: Viewer Committee

Tuesday (KST): Show On-Air + Live-voting

Inkigayo

Monday to Monday (KST): Digital (MelOn, Genie, Flo) / Album (Gaon) / SNS (YouTube) / Broadcast (SBS)

Monday – Saturday (KST): Pre-voting (MelOn Music App — only verified MelOn accounts)

Sunday (KST): Show On-Air + Live-voting

The Show Information

Point Distribution

Digital (40%) | Maximum 4,000 points: GAON Digital Chart (Download + Stream + BGM)

Physical Album (10%) | Maximum 1,000 points: Hanteo Album Chart

SNS (20%) | Maximum 2000 points: YouTube M/V views

Pre-voting (5%) | Maximum 500 points: Vote through STARPASS app (Fri 8pm KST – Mon 2pm KST) 

Broadcast (15%) | Maximum 1,500 points: The number of times the song has been played on SBS MTV (TV)

Live-voting (10%) | Maximum 1,000 points: For 1st place nominees only. Vote through STARPASS app

Additional Information

  • Digital, Physical, SNS, Broadcast are collected from Saturday (10 days before broadcast to Friday (4 days before broadcast)

  • Artists must attend The Show on the day of the broadcast to be eligible to win

  • Performance video do not count towards Broadcast or SNS

Show Champion Information

Point Distribution

Digital (45%)*: MelOn / Genie / Flo / Bugs Chart

Physical Album (15%)*: Hanteo Album Chart

SNS (10%)*: YouTube M/V views

Pre-voting (20%)** : IDOLCHAMP APP Global & Korea & China

Broadcast (20%) | Maximum 2,000 points: The number of times the song has been played on SBS MBC M (TV)

Additional Information

  • *Data is collected from Monday (9 days before broadcast) to Sunday (3 days before broadcast)

  • **Pre-voting: Thursday 6pm KST (6 days before broadcast) to Sunday 11:59pm KST (3 days before broadcast)

  • Artists don’t need to promote/attend Show Champion to be eligible to win

  • Perforamce videos do not count towards Broadcast or SNS

  • OST, CF single & songs that win 3 weeks (Triple Crown) are excluded

MCountdown Information

Point Distribution

Digital (45%)* | Maximum 4,500 points: MelOn / Genie / Flo

Physical Album (15%)* | Maximum 1,500 points: Hanteo Album Chart

SNS (15%)* | Maximum 1,500 points: YouTube M/V views

Pre-voting (15%)** | Maximum 1,500 points:Mwave / Genie / Mnet Japan / Whosfan APP

Broadcast (10%)* | Maximum 1,000 points: The number of times the song, MV,… has been played on Mnet (TV)

Live-voting (10%)* | Maximum 1,000 points: For 1st place nominees only. Vote through text message / Genie app

Additional Information

  • *Data is collected from Monday (10 days before broadcast) to Sunday (4 days before broadcast)

  • **Pre-voting: Friday 2pm KST *6 days before broadcast) to Monday 9am KST (3 days before broadcast)

  • Artists must start promoting on at least 1 music show to be eligible

  •  OST, CF single & songs that won 3 weeks (Triple Crown) are excluded

  • Tips: To not get 0 digital points, the song needs to be in Top 150 Weekly on at least 1 chart

Music Bank Information

Point Distribution

Digital (65%): MelOn / Genie / Flo / Bugs Chart

Physical Album (5%): Hanteo Album Chart

Viewer’s Committee (10%): IDOLCHAMP APP Global & Korea & China

Broadcast (20%): The number of times the song has been played on KBS (TV)

Additional Information

  • Data is collected from Monday (11 days before broadcast) to Sunday (5 days before broadcast)

  • Artists don’t need to promote/attend Music Bank to be eligible to win

  • Performance videos do not count towards Broadcast

  • OST, songs release through audition & variety shows, CF single are excluded

  • The song needs to be in TOP 200 WEEKLY chart of at least 1 chart to be eligible

  • Song that is ranked on Music Bank for the 1st week will not get Viewer’s Committee score

Music Core Information

Point Distribution

Digital & Physical Album (60%)* | Maximum  6,000 points: Hanteo Album Chart

Viewer’s Committee (5%) | Maximum 500 points: Randomly sent every week to viewers who are registered for MBC Viewer Panel Survey (Only for Koreans)

SNS (10%)* | Maximum 1,000 points: YouTube M/V views

Pre-voting (5%)** | Maximum 500 points: Via MUBEAT APP

Broadcast (10%)* | Maximum 1,000 points: The number of times the song has been played on MBC TV/Radio (TV)

Live-voting (5% + 5%)* | Maximum 500 + 500 points: For 1st place nominees only. Vote through text message / Genie app

Additional Information

  • *Data is collected from Monday (12 days before broadcast) to Sunday (5 days before broadcast)

  • **Tuesday 6 pm KST (4 days before broadcast) to Thursday 11 am KST (2 days before broadcast)

  • Performance videos do not count towards Broadcast or SNS

  • Only one song per artist is allowed to be included in the chart

  • OST, songs that won 5 weeks (Quintuple Crown) or songs released more than 2 months, through audition & variety are excluded.

Inkigayo Information

Point Distribution

Digital (55%)* | Maximum 5,500 points: MelOn / Genie / Flo Chart

Physical Album* (10%) | Maximum 1,000 points: Gaon Album Chart

SNS (30%)* | Maximum 2000 points: YouTube M/V views

Pre-voting (5%)** | Maximum 500 points: MelOn Music App (Korean only)

Broadcast (10%)* | Maximum 1,000 points: The number of times the song has been played on SBS MTV (TV)

Live-voting (10%) | Maximum 500 points: For 1st place nominees only. Vote through STARPASS app

Additional Information

  • *Data is collect from Monday (13 days before broadcast) to Monday (6 days before broadcast)

  • ** Pre-voting: Monday (13 days before broadcast) to Saturday (8 days before broadcast)

  • Performance videos do not count towards Broadcast or SNS

  • The song needs to be in TOP 200 Gaon (Digital) to be eligible
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