Music is one of the art forms loved by almost all the people. When it comes to music, nowadays, there are many bands performing stage shows. One such band is K-POP. It is the pop music scene present in South Korea. K-POP is for all the things associated with the culture of Korean pop.
In the late 1990s, the Culture and Tourism Ministry sponsored several promotional initiatives in order to promote the culture of Korea.
When it comes to K-pop, “Gangnam Style” by Psy was very famous all over the world. In fact, in the year 2012, it attained a valuable position in the International music scene. This has paved the way for many K-pop artists, as well as groups to perform concerts across the world.
Now, let’s check out the top 10 best and popular K-pop bands.
This group consists of several members, but unfortunately, they keep changing. In the year 2011, they released two songs – “Bo Peep Bo Peep” and “Roly Poly”. These songs increased their popularity as they won several awards in Japan, as well as Korea.
After the huge success, they made a video on the living mannequin with “Sexy Love”. Moreover, T-ara group have created many subgroups by focusing Western, as well as Japanese markets.
9. Red Velvet
This is created by SM Entertainment. Red Velvet is a Korean group of 5 girls. Their names are Joy, Wendy, Irene, Yeri, and Seulgi. Red Velvet is considered as one of the well-known groups of K-pop all over the world by Billboard and Time.
They won many awards for their stunning choreography, popularity, and choreography. This includes Mnet Asian Music and Golden Disc New Artist Award.
As per the director of the Korea Foundation for International Cultural Exchange, they are one of the highly talented idol groups. They played a vital role in promoting K-pop.
8. Wonder Girls
Wonder Girls came into the limelight in the year 2007. However, they didn’t get much fame until “Tell Me”. They attained the position on number 1 spot on the music charts of Korea. The reason behind this is their appealing tune and signature dance. In the year 1960, they released “Nobody” due to which they got the chance to present an English version in 2009 on an American tour.
Additionally, in the year 2010, they entered into the marketplace of Chinese.
This band group is popular as SVT. It has 13 members, namely Joshua, The8, Vernon, S. Coups, Mingyu, Dino, Wonwoo, Jeonghan, Jun, Hoshi, DK, Seungkwan, and Woozi. As there are only 13 members, some of you may think that how the band has got the name – “Seventeen”. The name seventeen indicates the average age of group members when the team was formed.
EXO is formed by SM Entertainment and is the first Korean-Chinese group in which all the team members are male. This group was formed to win over the marketplace of China.
EXO had released “MAMA” in the year 2012 in Korean, as well as the Chinese language. It was a success in both countries. After that, they released “XOXO” in 2013, which demanded the number 1 position on World Music chart of Billboard. Moreover, it is one of the young bangs of K-pop, which has an international charm.
The full form of NCT is Neo Culture Technology and has 21 members. It is one of the famous boy groups of K-pop.
One of the interesting facts about this group is that it is divided into several sub-units. These sub-units works in several cities across the world.
4. Super Junior
Super Junior is the biggest group of K-pop and has 13 members. It came into limelight in the year 2005 and has received more than 7 million likes on the social media platform, namely Facebook.
Super Junior achieved the top position on KKBox online music chart in the year 2007 in Taiwan.
BTS is also popular as Beyond the Scene and Bangtan Boys.
It is the 1st K-pop group that got the chance to showcase their performance at the American Music Awards and receive the Billboard Music Award. Moreover, it was the 1st South Korean Act that receives around 10 million followers on the social media platform- Twitter.
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2. Big Bang
The big bang is an all-male K-pop group. It consists of 5 members, namely Choi Seung-Hyun (T.O.P), Kwon Ji-Yong (G-Dragon), Dong Young-Bae (Taeyang), Lee Seung-Hyun (Seungri), and Kang Dae-Sung (Daesung).
This bang is popular for the dynamic rap by T.O.P and G-Dragon. Big bang presented their performance in 12 countries with more than 8, 00,000 audiences. Moreover, their 2015 release “Bang Bang Bang” grabbed the title “Song of the Year” by MNet Asian Music Award.
The Psy or Park Jae-sang is very popular because of this Gangnam Style, as well as K-pop in 2012 on the international stage. He released his first album in the year 2001 and the name is “Psy from the Psycho World”. After that, he continuously released albums, which includes “Champion”, a hit song in 2002 during Korea-Japan World Cup.
In the year 2012, he released “Gangnam Style” with a cool dance. This video song attracted the people worldwide resulting in 1.8 billion YouTube views.
In this “Top 10 best KPOP Bands” blog, we listed out the top musical bands of Korean Culture, namely K-pop bands. From this blog, you can get a brief idea about the bands and its massive hits.
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