MeloMance

Indie folk group from South Korea
MeloMance
MeloMance performing at Holgabun Festival in May 2018 Kim Min-seok (left) and Jeong Dong-hwan (right)
MeloMance performing at Holgabun Festival in May 2018
Kim Min-seok (left) and Jeong Dong-hwan (right)
Background information
OriginSeoul 22, South Korea
GenresIndie folk
Years active2015 (2015)–present
Labels
  • Abyss Company[1]
Members
  • Kim Min-seok
  • Jeong Dong-hwan

MeloMance (Hangul: 멜로망스) is a South Korean duo formed by Heaven Company in 2013.[2] They debuted on March 10, 2015, with the extended play Sentimental.[3]

Members

  • Kim Min-seok (김민석) – vocals
  • Jeong Dong-hwan (정동환) – piano

Discography

Extended plays

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
[4]
Sentimental
  • Released: March 10, 2015
  • Label: Heaven Company, TSN Company
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Romantic
  • Released: February 17, 2016
  • Label: Heaven Company, TSN Company
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Sunshine
  • Released: December 6, 2016
  • Label: Mint Paper, NHN Entertainment
  • Formats: CD, digital download
46
Moonlight
  • Released: July 10, 2017
  • Label: Mint Paper, LOEN Entertainment
  • Formats: CD, digital download
48
The Fairy Tale
  • Released: July 3, 2018
  • Label: Mint Paper, LOEN Entertainment
  • Formats: CD, digital download
24
Festival
  • Released: November 6, 2019
  • Label: Mint Paper, Label GHS
  • Formats: CD, digital download
65
Invitation 59

Singles

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales
(DL)
Album
KOR
Gaon
[6]
Hot
[7]
"That Night" (그 밤) 2015 * Sentimental
"Dear You Who Love Me" (나를 사랑하는 그대에게) 2016 Romantic
"I Like Jealousy" (질투가 좋아) Sunshine
"Gift" (선물) 2017 2 2
  • KOR: 5,000,000[8]
Moonlight
"Just Friends" (욕심) 2018 6 4 Non-album single
"Tale" (동화) 4 5 The Fairy Tale
"You&I" (인사) 2019 4 Non-album singles
"Festival" (축제) 53
"Go Back" (고백) 2021 17 9
"Invitation" (초대) 2022 69 * Invitation
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.
"*" denotes the chart did not exist at that time.

Collaboration

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
KOR
Gaon
[6]
Hot
[7]
"Page 0"
(with Taeyeon)
2018 38 42 SM Station X 0

Soundtrack appearances

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Certifications[a] Album
KOR
Gaon
[6]
Hot
[7]
"Deepen" (짙어져) 2017 22 43
  • KOR: 252,552[9]
Yellow OST
"I Want to Love" (사랑하고 싶게 돼) Because This Is My First Life OST
"Not Too Distant Day" (아주 멀지 않은 날에) 66 20th Century Boy and Girl OST
"I Will Be by Your Side" (네 옆에 있을게) 2018 93 A Korean Odyssey OST
"You" 4 5 Two Yoo Project Sugar Man OST
"Good Day" (좋은 날) 42 44 Mr. Sunshine OST
"Glass" (유리) Why OST
"Our Story" (우리의 이야기) 2021 97 61 Yumi's Cells OST
"Better For Me" (그게 더 편할 것 같아) 42 98 Nth Romance OST
"Love, Maybe" (사랑인가 봐) 2022 4 6 Business Proposal OST
"Happy Song" 91 * Our Blues OST
"Link" (링크) Link: Eat, Love, Kill OST
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.
"*" denotes a chart did not exist at that time.

Music videos

Title Year Director(s) Ref.
"I Like Jealousy" 2016 Kim Kyonghwan (M Pictures) [13]
"Gift" 2017 [14]
"Just Friends" 2018 Jeong Jooyoung (Bowie Studios) [15]
"Tale" H3 Production [16]
"Page 0" (with Kim Tae-yeon) Koh Inkon (Better Taste Studio) [17]

Filmography

Drama

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2022 Business Proposal as themselves Cameo (Episode 3) [18]

Awards and nominations

Award ceremony Year Category Nominee/Work Result
APAN Star Awards 2022 Best Original Soundtrack[19] "Love, Maybe" Pending
Gaon Chart Music Awards 2018 Indie Discovery of the Year MeloMance Won
Golden Disc Awards 2018 Digital Bonsang Nominated
Global Popularity Award Nominated
2019 Digital Daesang "Tale" Nominated
Popularity Award Melomance Nominated
MBC Plus X Genie Music Awards[20][21] 2018 Song of the Year "Deepen" Nominated
"Tale" Nominated
Best Selling Artist of the Year MeloMance Nominated
Vocal Track (Male) "Tale" Nominated
OST Award "Deepen" Nominated
Genie Music Popularity Award MeloMance Nominated
Melon Music Awards 2017 Best Indie Award "Gift" Won
2018 Hot Trend Award "Page 0" (with Taeyeon) Nominated
Best Indie Award "Tale" Won
2019 "You&I" Won
Mnet Asian Music Awards 2018 Best Vocal Performance – Group "Tale" Nominated
Seoul Music Awards 2018 Bonsang Award MeloMance Nominated
Popularity Award Nominated
Hallyu Special Award Nominated

Notes

  1. ^ In April 2018, Gaon Chart introduced music recording certifications for albums, downloads and streamings.

References

  1. ^ "멜로망스, 어비스컴퍼니와 전속계약…선미·뱀뱀과 한솥밥" (in Korean). Yonhap News. Archived from the original on March 1, 2022. Retrieved March 1, 2022.
  2. ^ "멜로망스 프로필" (in Korean). Naver. Archived from the original on May 18, 2022. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
  3. ^ ""멜로망스가 누구야?"…'선물'로 차트 '역주행' 새 아이콘" (in Korean). Yonhap News. Archived from the original on February 16, 2018. Retrieved November 22, 2017.
  4. ^ Peak chart positions on Gaon Album Chart:
    • Sunshine: 2016년 50주차 Album Chart [Album Chart — Week 50 of 2016] (in Korean). Gaon Music Chart. December 4–10, 2022. Archived from the original on December 26, 2016. Retrieved May 18, 2022.
    • Moonlight: 2017년 28주차 Album Chart [Album Chart — Week 28 of 2017] (in Korean). Gaon Music Chart. July 9–15, 2022. Archived from the original on July 20, 2017. Retrieved May 18, 2022.
    • The Fairy Tale: 2018년 28주차 Album Chart [Album Chart — Week 28 of 2018] (in Korean). Gaon Music Chart. July 8–14, 2022. Archived from the original on July 19, 2018. Retrieved May 18, 2022.
    • Invitation: 2022년 19주차 Album Chart [Album Chart — Week 19 of 2022] (in Korean). Gaon Music Chart. May 1–7, 2022. Retrieved May 18, 2022.
  5. ^ "2018년 07월 Album Chart (#74)" [Album Chart — July 2018]. Gaon (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Archived from the original on August 9, 2018. Retrieved August 30, 2018.
  6. ^ a b c Peak chart positions on Gaon Digital Chart:
    • "Gift" + "Not Too Distant Day": 2017년 45주차 Digital Chart [Digital Chart – Week 45 of 2017]. Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). November 5–11, 2017. Archived from the original on November 16, 2017. Retrieved April 24, 2022.
    As lead artist
    • "Just Friends": 2018년 18주차 Digital Chart [Digital Chart – Week 18 of 2018]. Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). May 5, 2018. Archived from the original on May 10, 2018. Retrieved April 24, 2022.
    • "Tale": 2018년 27주차 Digital Chart [Digital Chart – Week 27 of 2018]. Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). July 1–7, 2018. Archived from the original on July 12, 2018. Retrieved April 24, 2022.
    • "You&I": 2019년 28주차 Digital Chart [Digital Chart – Week 28 of 2019]. Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). July 7–13, 2019. Archived from the original on March 3, 2022. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
    • "Festival": 2019년 45주차 Digital Chart [Digital Chart – Week 45 of 2019]. Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). November 3–9, 2019. Archived from the original on March 3, 2022. Retrieved October 14, 2019.
    • "Go Back": 2021년 36주차 Digital Chart [Digital Chart – Week 36 of 2021]. Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). September 4, 2021. Archived from the original on March 3, 2022. Retrieved September 9, 2021.
    • "Invitation": 2022년 20주차 Digital Chart [Digital Chart – Week 20 of 2022]. Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). May 19, 2022. Archived from the original on May 19, 2022. Retrieved May 19, 2022.
    Collaboration
    • "Page 0": 2018년 33주차 Digital Chart [Digital Chart – Week 33 of 2018]. Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). August 12–18, 2018. Archived from the original on August 23, 2018. Retrieved April 24, 2022.
    Soundtrack appearances
    • "Deepen": 2017년 42주차 Digital Chart [Digital Chart – Week 42 of 2017]. Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). October 15–21, 2017. Archived from the original on October 26, 2017. Retrieved April 24, 2022.
    • "I Will Be by Your Side": 2018년 03주차 Digital Chart [Digital Chart – Week 3 of 2018]. Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). January 14–20, 2018. Archived from the original on January 25, 2018. Retrieved April 24, 2022.
    • "You": 2018년 16주차 Digital Chart [Digital Chart – Week 16 of 2018]. Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). April 15–21, 2018. Archived from the original on April 26, 2018. Retrieved April 24, 2022.
    • "Good Day": 2018년 32주차 Digital Chart [Digital Chart – Week 32 of 2018]. Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). August 5–11, 2018. Archived from the original on August 16, 2018. Retrieved April 24, 2022.
    • "Our Story": 2021년 43주차 Digital Chart [Digital Chart – Week 43 of 2021]. Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). October 17–23, 2021. Archived from the original on October 28, 2021. Retrieved April 7, 2022.
    • "Better For Me": 2021년 52주차 Digital Chart [Digital Chart – Week 52 of 2021]. Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). December 19–25, 2021. Archived from the original on December 30, 2021. Retrieved April 24, 2022.
    • "Love, Maybe": 2022년 18주차 Digital Chart [Digital Chart – Week 18 of 2022]. Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). April 24–30, 2022. Archived from the original on May 5, 2022. Retrieved May 5, 2022.
    • "Happy Song": 2022년 21주차 Digital Chart [Digital Chart – Week 21 of 2022]. Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). May 15–21, 2022. Archived from the original on May 26, 2022. Retrieved May 26, 2022.
  7. ^ a b c Peak chart positions on Billboard K-Pop Hot 100:
    As lead artist
    • "Go Back": "Billboard K-Pop 100, Chart dated 2021.11.6". Billboard Korea. November 6, 2021. Archived from the original on November 2, 2021. Retrieved April 24, 2022.
    Collaboration
    • "Page 0": "Billboard Korea K-Pop 100, The week of August 25, 2018". Billboard. August 19–25, 2018. Archived from the original on November 22, 2018. Retrieved April 22, 2022.
    Soundtrack appearances
    • "Our Story": "Billboard K-Pop 100, Chart dated 2022.11.13". Billboard Korea. November 7–13, 2022. Archived from the original on November 9, 2021. Retrieved April 24, 2022.
    • "Better For Me": "Billboard K-Pop 100, Chart dated 2022.12.25". Billboard Korea. December 19–25, 2021. Archived from the original on December 21, 2021. Retrieved April 24, 2022.
    • "Love, Maybe": "Billboard K-Pop 100, Week of April 30, 2022". Billboard Korea. April 24–30, 2022. Archived from the original on April 27, 2022. Retrieved May 8, 2022.
  8. ^ "Gaon's 관찰노트" [Gaon's Observation Notes]. Gaon Music Chart. October 22, 2020. Archived from the original on October 22, 2020. Retrieved October 22, 2020.
  9. ^ Cumulative sales of "Deepen"
    • "2017년 10월 Download Chart". Archived from the original on December 27, 2019. Retrieved November 23, 2017.
    • "2017년 11월 Download Chart". Archived from the original on September 2, 2019. Retrieved December 7, 2017.
    • "2017년 12월 Download Chart". Archived from the original on April 8, 2019. Retrieved January 12, 2018.
  10. ^ "2017년 43주차 Download Chart". Archived from the original on November 7, 2017. Retrieved November 23, 2017.
  11. ^ "2017년 45주차 Download Chart". Archived from the original on November 25, 2016. Retrieved November 23, 2017.
  12. ^ "Gaon Certification – Streaming". Gaon Chart. November 8, 2018. Archived from the original on January 6, 2022. Retrieved November 13, 2018.
  13. ^ "멜로망스 | 질투가 좋아 (Official Music Video)". Archived from the original on May 18, 2022. Retrieved December 5, 2016 – via Vimeo.
  14. ^ "2017 / 멜로망스(MeloMance) / 선물(Gift) / MV". Archived from the original on May 18, 2022. Retrieved July 23, 2018 – via Vimeo.
  15. ^ "2018 / 멜로망스(MeloMance) / 욕심(Just Friends) / MV". Archived from the original on May 18, 2022. Retrieved July 23, 2018 – via Vimeo.
  16. ^ "동화 – 멜로망스 mv". Archived from the original on May 18, 2022. Retrieved August 3, 2018 – via Vimeo.
  17. ^ "[M/V] 태연 (TAEYEON) X 멜로망스 – Page 0". Archived from the original on March 16, 2021. Retrieved August 20, 2018 – via Vimeo.
  18. ^ Park Pan-seok (March 6, 2022). "'사내맞선' 멜로망스 특별 출연..안효섭X김세정 콘서트 데이트 포착" [MeloMance Special Appearance in 'Meet the Guy'... Ahn Hyo-Seop X Kim Se-Jeong Concert Date Captured]. OSEN (in Korean). Archived from the original on March 6, 2022. Retrieved March 6, 2022 – via Naver.
  19. ^ Hwang, Hyo-yi (September 6, 2022). "강태오-박은빈'·'손석구-김지원'·'이준호-이세영' 베스트커플상은?" [Best Couple Award for 'Kang Tae-oh - Park Eun-bin', 'Son Seok-gu-Kim Ji-won', 'Lee Jun-ho-Lee Se-young'?] (in Korean). Sports Kyunghyang. Retrieved September 6, 2022 – via Naver.
  20. ^ "2018 MBC Plus X Genie Music Awards Announces Nominees + Voting Begins". Soompi. October 1, 2018. Archived from the original on June 10, 2019. Retrieved October 1, 2018.
  21. ^ ""BTS·워너원·트와이스·볼빨간"…'2018 MGA' 후보 공개, 투표 시작". Naver. October 1, 2018. Archived from the original on February 11, 2020. Retrieved October 1, 2018.

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