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15 Most Popular Kpop Groups Ever

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Hey folks, hope you all are doing great! Today’s article is about kpop groups. 

Do you know? K-pop has become a truly global phenomenon thanks to its distinctive blend of addictive melodies, slick choreography, and production values, and an endless parade of attractive South Korean performers who spend years in grueling studio systems learning to sing and dance in synchronized perfection.

Furthermore, Kpop groups, in particular, have become increasingly visible to global audiences in the past five to ten years.

Moreover, K-pop” is often a general term for all popular music from South Korea, it is sometimes colloquially used in a narrower sense for either general Korean pop music or any music and artists associated with the entertainment and idol industry in the country.

Therefore, This article comprises a list of the most popular kpop groups of all time. So, without any further ado, let’s dive straight into the list of kpop groups. 

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1- BTS

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Begin with, BTS also known as the Bangtan Boys, is a South Korean boy band that was formed in 2010 and debuted in 2013 under Big Hit Entertainment.

However, Originally a hip hop group, their musical style has evolved to include a wide range of genres. 

Furthermore, Their lyrics, often focused on personal and social commentary, touch on the themes of mental health, troubles of school-age youth and coming of age, loss, the journey towards loving oneself, and individualism. 

Moreover, Their work also often references literature and psychological concepts and includes an alternative universe storyline. Involved in the process of their music, which makes fans love it more. One of the most popular Kpop groups ever.

Therefore, the best hits of the band include, 

  • Butter
  • Blood, Sweat, and Tears
  • On
  • Dynamite
  • Spring Day

2- Blackpink

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Blackpink is a South Korean girl group, formed by YG Entertainment, consisting of members Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa.

However, After Bts, Blackpink considered the most popular K-pop girl groups in the world. 

Furthermore, The group debuted in August 2016 with their single album Square One, which featured “Whistle” and “Boombayah”, their first number-one entries on South Korea’s Gaon Digital Chart and the Billboard World Digital Song Sales chart, respectively.

Moreover, All of the Blackpink members are considered all-rounders as all of them can sing, rap and dance. Known for their girl crush image, and fans are delighted to see that they are starting to experiment with new forms of music. 

Therefore, the best hits of the band include, 

  • Kill This Love 
  • Ddu-Ddu Ddu-Du 
  • Stay 
  • Whistle 
  • Boombayah 

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3- Twice

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Twice is a South Korean girl group, formed by JYP Entertainment. The group composed of nine members: Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu. 

However, Twice formed under the television program Sixteen (2015) and debuted on October 20, 2015, with the extended play (EP) The Story Begins. 

Furthermore, The group debuted in Japan on June 28, 2017, under Warner Music Japan, with the release of a compilation album titled #Twice. 

Moreover, the members of the group have outsold tickets on their world tours and have been topping the charts on each of their comebacks. Their most recent song is Kura Kura. One of the most popular Kpop groups ever.

Therefore, the Best hits of the band include, 

  • FANCY.
  • I CAN’T STOP ME.
  • What is Love?
  • Alcohol-Free.
  • CRY FOR ME.
  • Feel Special.

4- Exo

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To begin with, Exo is another super popular group from Kpop. Some of their most popular songs are Love Shot and Growl. They have excellent visuals, mega vocals, and amazing rappers.

However, The band debuted with twelve members divided into two subgroups Exo-K and Exo-M. The Exo-K members are Suho, Baekhyun, Chanyeol, D.O., Kai, and Sehun. The Exo-M members consist of the members Xiumin, Lay, and Chen and former members Kris, Luhan, and Tao.

Furthermore, their best hits include, 

  • Love Shot.
  • The Eve.
  • Monster.
  • Lotto.
  • Ko Ko Bop.

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5- Red Velvet

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Red Velvet is a South Korean girl group, formed and managed by SM Entertainment. 

However, They originally debuted on August 1, 2014, with the single “Happiness” with the four-member line-up of Irene, Seulgi, Wendy, and Joy. 

Later on, A fifth member, Yeri, joined the group in March 2015, following the release of their first mini-album, Ice Cream Cake. 

Furthermore, Musically, the work of Red Velvet reflects their own group name: they’re predominantly pop “red” side experiments occasionally with electronic, funk, and hip hop, while their “velvet” side focuses on ’90s-influenced R&B with elements of ballad and jazz. 

Moreover, Their genre versatility and hooks have garnered critical praise. The group also ventured into the Japanese music scene with the extended plays #Cookie Jar (2018) and Sappy (2019).

Therefore, the best hits of the band include, 

  • Queendom.
  • Bad Boy.
  • Russian Roulette.
  • In My Dreams.
  • Peek-A-Boo.

6- Mamamoo

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Mamamoo is a South Korean girl group, formed by RBW in 2014. 

Furthermore, This group is composed of four members: Solar, Moonbyul, Wheein, and Hwasa. The group officially debuted with their single “Mr. Ambiguous” on June 18, 2014. One of the most popular Kpop groups ever.

Moreover, Their debut was considered by some critics as one of the best K-pop debuts of 2014. They are recognized for their retro, jazz, R&B concepts, and their strong vocal performances. 

Therefore, the best hits of the band include, 

  • Mr. Ambiguous
  • Taller Than You
  • Um Oh Ah Yeah
  • You’re the Best
  • Girl Crush

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7- Bigbang

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Big Bang is a South Korean boy band, formed by YG Entertainment. However, The group consists of four members: G-Dragon, T.O.P, Taeyang, and Daesung. 

Furthermore, the group is Originally a five-piece band, Seungri retired from the entertainment industry in March 2019.

Moreover, the group Dubbed the “Kings of K-pop”, helped spread the Korean Wave internationally and is considered one of the most influential acts in K-pop.

Later on, They are known for their trendsetting musical experimentation, self-production, and stage presence

Therefore, the best hits of the band include, 

  • Love song
  • Bad boy 
  • Let’s not fall in love 
  • Lies 
  • Fantastic baby 

8- Girls Generation

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Begin with, Girls’ Generation, also known as SNSD, is a South Korean girl group, formed by SM Entertainment. 

However, The group composed of eight members: Taeyeon, Sunny, Tiffany, Hyoyeon, Yuri, Sooyoung, Yoona, and Seohyun. 

Among the prominent South Korean figures and most popular K-pop groups worldwide, Girls’ Generation has earned numerous accolades and the honorific nickname “The Nation’s Girl Group” in their home country.

Furthermore, The group rose to fame in 2009 with the single “Gee”, which claimed the top spot on KBS’s Music Bank for a record-breaking nine consecutive weeks and was Melon’s most popular song of the 2000s decade.

Moreover, The group consolidated its popularity in Asia with follow-up singles “Genie”, “Oh!”, and “Run Devil Run”, released between mid-2009 and early 2010.

Therefore, the best hits of the band include, 

  • Genie
  • Gee
  • Run devil run
  • Mr.Taxi
  • Bad Girl

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9- NCT

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To begin with, NCT is an acronym for Neo Culture Technology. It is a South Korean boy band formed by SM Entertainment and introduced in January 2016. 

Furthermore, The group consists of 23 members as of April 2021, ranging in age from late teens to mid-twenties and divided into four different sub-units.

Moreover, The group debuted its first sub-unit, the rotational NCT U, on April 9, 2016, with the double digital single “The 7th Sense” and “Without You”. One of the most popular Kpop groups ever.

Later on, NCT united three times as a group to record three full-length albums: Empathy (2018), Resonance (2020), and Universe (2021). Within two months of release, Resonance sold over 2.6 million copies across its two parts, becoming the highest-selling physical album released by an act from SM Entertainment at the time and earning the group their first Grand Daesang Award at the 2020 Asia Artist Awards.

Therefore, the best hits of the band include, 

  • We Young 
  • Switch
  • Boss 
  • Limitless 
  • Chewing Gum 

10- TXT

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Tomorrow X Together, Tomorrow by Together, commonly known as TXT is a South Korean boy band formed by Big Hit Music.

Furthermore, The group consists of five members: Soobin, Yeonjun, Beomgyun, Taehyun, and HueningKai. The group’s early commercial success earned them several new artist awards, including Rookie of the Year at the 34th Golden Disc Awards and the 2019 Melon Music Awards, New Artist of the Year at the 9th Gaon Chart Music Awards, and Best New Male Artist at the 2019 Mnet Asian Music Awards.

Therefore, the best hits of the band include, 

  • Blue hour 
  • Anti – romantic 
  • PS5 
  • Crown 
  • Cat & Dog 

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11- Itzy

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Begin with, Itzy is a South Korean girl group formed by JYP Entertainment and consisting of members Yeji, Lia, Ryujin, Chaeryeong, and Yuna. 

Furthermore, They debuted on February 12, 2019, with the release of their single album It’s Different. Their accolades include Rookie of the Year at the 34th Golden Disc Awards, New Artist of the Year at the 9th Gaon Chart Music Awards and 2019 Melon Music Awards, Best New Female Artist at the 2019 Mnet Asian Music Awards, and the New Artist Award at the 29th Seoul Music Award.

However, they are the first K-pop girl group to achieve such a “Rookie Grand Slam”.

Moreover, Itzy’s first extended play (EP), It’s Icy, released on July 29, along with a music video for the lead single “Icy”.Commercially, the EP was a success, peaking at number three on the Gaon Album Chart. 

Therefore, the best hits of the band include, 

  • Loco 
  • In the morning 
  • Swipe 
  • ICY 

12- (G)I-dle

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(G)I-dle,  stylized in all caps, is a South Korean girl group formed by Cube Entertainment in 2018. The group consists of five members: Miyeon, Minnie, Soyeon, Yuqi, and Shuhua. 

Furthermore, (G)I-DLE debuted on May 2, 2018, with the single “Latata” from their first extended play (EP) I Am. They debuted in Japan under U-Cube with Latata on July 31, 2019.

Moreover, Their 2020 single album Dumdi Dumdi became the second best-selling single album by a girl group of all time. Since their debut, (G)I-DLE has released one studio album and six EPs, as well as singles such as “Latata”, “Hann (Alone)”, “Senorita”, “Uh-Oh”, “Lion”, “Oh My God”, “Dumdi Dumdi”, “Hwaa” and “Tomboy”.

Therefore, the best hits of the band include, 

  • Tomboy 
  • My bag
  • HWAA 
  • Oh my god 
  • latata 
  • Lion

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13- Stray Kids

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Stray Kids is a South Korean boy band formed by JYP Entertainment through the 2017 reality show of the same name. 

Furthermore, The group is composed of eight members: Bang Chan, Lee Know, Changbin, Hyunjin, Han, Felix, Seungmin, and I.N. Originally a nine-piece group, member Woojin left due to undisclosed personal reasons in October 2019. 

Moreover, Stray Kids released their pre-debut extended play (EP) Mixtape in January 2018 and officially debuted on March 25 with the EP I Am Not. 

Therefore, the best hits of the band include, 

  • MANIAC
  • Christmas Eve
  • Thunderous 
  • God’s menu
  • Back door 

14- Aespa

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Aespa, is a South Korean girl group formed by SM Entertainment. The group consists of four members: Karina, Giselle, Winter, and Ningning. 

Furthermore, They debuted on November 17, 2020, with the single “Black Mamba”. On February 10, 2021, Aespa became global ambassador for Givenchy, the first K-pop artist chosen as such by the French fashion house. One of the most popular Kpop groups ever.

Therefore, the best hits of the band include, 

  • Next level 
  • Dreams come true
  • Black Mamba
  • Savage 

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15- Enhypen

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Enhypen is a South Korean boy band formed by Belift Lab, a joint venture between CJ E&M and Hyde Corporation.

However, the band Formed through the 2020 survival competition show I-Land, the group is composed of seven members: Jungwon, Heeseung, Jay, Jake, Sung Hoon, Sunoo, and Ni-ki. Enhypen debuted on November 30, 2020, with the extended play (EP) Border: Day One.

Furthermore, the group has been awarded several awards. 

Therefore, the best hits of the band include, 

  • Polaroid love 
  • Blessed-cursed
  • Fever
  • Given taken 
  • Go big or go home
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