Korea is remembered for its remarkable celebrities. The KPOP idols are of no short here. They have inspired the people all over the world. Here we have a list of top 10 most popular Korean Kpop boys groups in 2017.
VIXX is the acronym of the South Korean boy band Voice, Visual, Value on Excelsis. The group members are N, Leo, Ken, Ravi, Hongbin and Hyuk. They all took part Mnet reality show, Mydol. The group is well known for their movie-like or musical-like performances on stage. One review about them states that the group was overflowing with charisma.
Got7 is a South Korean boy group which borders more on hip-hop music. The group has seven members, namely JB, Mark, Junior, Jackson, Youngjae, BamBam and Yugyeom. Some of the members hailed from other countries like Hong Kong, Thailand and the United States. The group won the Best New Artist Group at the Seoul Music Awards and was nominated three times at the 29th Golden Disk Awards. They won the Newcomer Award and the China Goodwill Star Award.
The winner is a boy band in South Korea under YG Entertainment. The group consists of members Kang Seung-Yoon, Song Mino, Nam Taehyun, Kim Jinwoo and Lee Seunghoon. They first made an appearance on the reality show, “Who is Next: WIN. They were under Team A competing against Team B for the chance to debut as YG’s first K-pop group after the group Big Bang. In the end, they all won the contest and made their debut on August 15.
B.A.P. Is a South Korean boy group, which is the acronym for Best Absolute Perfect. The group has a total of six members, namely Bang Yong Guk, Kim HimChan, Choi Jun Hong, Yoo Young Jae, Jeong DaeHyun and Moon Jung Up. Their first single was entitled ”Warrior” on January 25, 2012, and was described to be a powerful and charismatic song. They write and compose their own songs. The group is known for their tough, bad-boy image and intense performances on stage.
FTISLAND is short for the full group’s name Five Treasure Island. This South Korean pop-rock band has five members, namely Choi Jong-Hoon for guitar and keyboard, Lee Hong Ki on lead vocals, Lee Jae-jin for bass and vocals, Song Seung-hyun for guitar, vocals and rap, and lastly Choi Min-hwan on drums. They first made an appearance on the TV show M Countdown on January 7, 2007, with their debut song Lovesick. The song Love Sick topped the K-pop charts for 8 consecutive weeks.
TVXQ is the acronym for this band’s Chinese name, Tong Vfang Xien Qi. They are also known as DBSK, which means Dong Bang Shin Ki, a Korean name. All these names mean the same which is “Rising gods of the East”. They have five members, which are U-know Yunho, Max Changmin, Hero Jaejoong, Micky Yoochun and Xiah Junsu. The group has sold more than 15 million albums, making them the best-selling Korean artists.
Beast is a South Korean boy band with six members, namely Yoon Doo-joon, Jang Hyun-seung, Yong Jun-Hyun, Yang Yo-seob, Lee Gi-Kwang and Son Dong-woon. They are under Cube Entertainment and made their debut appearance on KBS Music Bank with the song “Bad Girl”. They won the Bonsang Award at the Seoul Music Award and the Artist of the Year Award at the Melon Music Awards.
Super Junior is another South Korean boy group with thirteen members. They are Leeteuk, Heechul, Hankyung, Yesung, Kangin, Shindong, Sungmin, Eunhyuk, Donghae, Siwon, Ryeowook and Kibum, with the addition of the thirteenth member Kyuhyun in 2006. They have been the best-selling K-pop group for three consecutive years and has won numerous awards since they started.
Big Bang is a five-member South Korean boy group. The members are G-Dragon, T.O.P, Taeyang, Daesung, and Seungri. Their hit song “Lies” won Song of the Year award at the 2007 Mnet Korean Music Festival. They also won Artist of the Year at Mnet Korean Music Festival in 2008. The group has experimented with different music genres including R&b, EDM and trot. They are well known for lavish music videos and set-up for onstage performances choreography, costumes, and props. The band is also known as the longest running boy group in South Korea.
Exo is a Chinese-South Korean boy group formed by S.M. Entertainment. It has 12 members, which are divided into two, namely the Exo-K and Exo-M. These groups perform Korean and Mandarin, respectively. Their first selling album, XOXO won the Album of the Year at Mnet Asian Music Awards. The album also contained their hit song titled ”Growl”, which won the Disk Daesang at the 28th Golden Disk Awards. The album sold over one million copies, making them one of the fastest-selling Korean artists.
Just give these guys a try, you’ll never know you will like them as much as the millions of fans they now have. Listen to a different beat, listen to some Korean music.