Hello Courteney-Mae here. After BTS’ amazing performance of Fake Love at the BBMA’S on Sunday the world of Korean pop also know as K-pop has been blowing up.
If you are new to the K-pop world and have a hard time finding groups that will keep you excited and in the K-pop world. Don’t worry! Below I have put together a list of my favourite and least favourite groups that you may like.
We will start with the KINGS of k-pop.
Known as the most influential k-pop group with their diverse music Big bang is made up of five members. They are also known for the member’s collaboration with solo songs.
Bang Bang Bang
BTS are a seven member group; they are one of the biggest K-pop groups in the world. They managed to debut DNA on the billboard hot 100 for the first time. In 2017 it was revealed they were the most tweeted about celebrity with 502 million likes and retweets.
Blood, sweat and tears
One of the oldest on this list, Super junior are a thirteen member group. At this time they are seven due to 2 members leaving and 4 inactive members. They became internationally know after the release of sorry sorry. Over time they divided into smaller groups and targeted different audiences.
Girls’ generation are most notably known for Gee the nine member group debuted in 2007 through SM entertainment. They became eight in 2014 after the departure of Jessica.
I got a boy
Run devil Run
Winner became four in 2016 when Taehyun departed from the group. They were formed through the reality survival show WIN: Who is next.
F(X) are a four member girl group most notably known for their electro-pop sound and style.
Rum Pum Pum Pum
Seventeen are a thirteen member group consisting of Korean, Korean-American and Chinese members.
Don’t wanna cry
Red velvet debuted in 2014 with four members and became five in 2015. They are one of the most successful girls group in the K-pop world with the most number one albums on the charts.
Ice cream cake
Twice is a nine member girl group. They were formed in 2015 through Korean survival show sixteen.
What is love?
Exo debuted in 2012 with twelve members split into two units, Exo-m and Exo-k. In 2014 Exo became nine when three members left.
Call me baby
Considered Korea’s first instrumental idol band F.T.Island consists of 5 multi-talented members.
Hold the moon
Shinee became four after the passing of Jonghyun in December 2017. They are widely known for experimenting outside of their R&B music style.
Ring Ding Dong
NCT 2018 is a group made up of eighteen members. Their name means Neo Culture Technology. It was coined by the SM entertainment founder to describe the group’s unlimited number of members. They split into 3 sub-units where each member can be in more than one unit. NCT U, NCT DREAM, and NCT 127
Baby don’t stop
The 7th sense
My first and last
CNBLUE are a pop rock group consisting of four members. Each member has an acting career appearing in well-known Korean dramas.
You’re so fine
The 10 member group became one when they were introduced through the Mnet survival show pentagon maker.
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