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100 most famous songs in Kpop history: BTS succumbed to EXO, SM’s music invaded the top, where is BLACKPINK?

The best songs in Kpop history have been named. Most of them are explosive hits, contributing to the strong and growing Kpop music wave until now.

In recent days, Melon has in turn announced the top 100 most popular songs in Kpop history with the participation of 34 music critics and major officials in the entertainment industry. This list is evaluated and selected based on symbolism, popularity at home and abroad, MV, creative ability and performing arts.

With this list, Knet mostly admits that every song is good, but to rank it, it seems that it should not be and cannot be completely correct. Let’s see how the result is that people react like that?

1. No.1 – BoA
BoA’s No.1 is well-deserved #1 given its legendary popularity. The song not only made BoA’s name but also contributed significantly to shaping the color of early Kpop music.

 

MV No.1 – BoA

2. Growl – EXO
Growl is considered a popular national hit in 2013. The song helped EXO to leap to great success, creating many new trends for young people in both music, dance and fashion.

 

MV Growl – EXO

3. Gangnam Style – PSY
Gangnam Style is the pioneering song of Kpop in the world music arena. The attraction of this hit of more than 4 billion views is indeed undisputed.

 

MV Gangnam Style – PSY

4. Dynamite – BTS
Dynamite is a recently released song but has already reached number 4 with huge coverage. The song has set a series of terrible records for BTS, helping the group assert its name in the international market with the No. 1 position on the historic Billboard Hot 100 chart.

 

MV Dynamite – BTS

5. Gee – SNSD
Gee is also considered a national hit of SNSD in opening a new trend for young people. Gee ‘s signature melody and choreography are part of the fond memories of longtime Kpop fans.

 

MV Gee – SNSD

6. Into The New World – SNSD

 

MV Into The New World – SNSD

7. I’m The Best – 2NE1

 

MV I Am The Best – 2NE1

8. Abracadabra – Brown Eyed Girls

 

MV Abracadabra – Brown Eyed Girls

9. Tell Me – Wonder Girls

 

MV Tell Me – Wonder Girls

10. MIROTIC – DBSK

 

MV MIROTIC – DBSK

As can be seen, the music of SM artists occupies 5 positions in the top 10. The products of SM artists have contributed significantly to the success and popularity of the Kpop music wave. Besides, do not forget to mention breakthrough factors such as PSY, BTS, Brown Eyed Girls with equally top hits. Let’s review the full top 100 announced by Melon.

Top 100 most famous songs in Kpop history selected by Melon:

1. No.1 – BoA (2002).

2. Growl – EXO (2013).

3. Gangnam Style – PSY (2012).

4. Dynamite – BTS (2020).

5. Gee – SNSD (2009).

6. Into The New World – SNSD (2007).

7. I’m The Best – 2NE1 (2011).

8. Abracadabra – Brown Eyed Girls (2009).

9. Tell Me – Wonder Girls (2007).

10. MIROTIC – DBSK (TVXQ!) (2008).

11. Sherlock (Clue + Note) – SHINee (2012).

12. Sorry, Sorry – Super Junior (2009).

13. DDU-DU DDU-DU – BLACKPINK (2018).

14. (‘Cause) I’m Your Girl – SES (1997).

15. Good Day – IU (2010).

16 . 10 Minutes – Lee Hyori (2003).

17. Candy – HOT (1996).

18. Mister – KARA (2009).

19. Lies – BIGBANG (2007).

20. Red Flavor – Red Velvet (2017).

21. I Know – Seo Taiji and Boys (1992).

22. Wa – Lee Jung Hyun (1999).

23. Be Mine – INFINITE (2011).

24. FANTASTIC BABY – BIGBANG (2012).

25. Blood Sweet & Tears – BTS (2016).

26. Bad Girl Good Girl – MissA (2010).

27. Nobody – Wonder Girls (2008).

28. Gashina – Sunmi (2017).

29. Couple – Sechs Kies (1998).

30. Lies – GOD (2000).

31. Cheer Up – TWICE (2016).

32. Spring Day – BTS (2017).

33. I Got A Boy – SNSD (2013).

34. 23 – IU (2015)

35. Heartbeat – 2PM (2009).

36. MOVE – TAEMIN (2017).

37. Fire – 2NE1 (2009).

38. Get Up – BABY VOX (1999).

39. Bloom – Gain (2012).

40.4 Walls – f(x) (2015).

41. U-Go-Girl – Lee Hyori (2008).

42. UP & DOWN – EXID (2014).

43. Bubble Pop! – HyunA (2011).

44. Kung Ddari Sha Bah Rah – Clon (1996)

45. NU ABO – f(x) (2010).

46. Eyes, Nose, Lips – Taeyang (2014).

47. Crooked – G-DRAGON (2013).

48. FIESTA – IZ*ONE (2020).

49. LION – (G)I-DLE (2019).

50. The 7th Sense – NCT U (2016).

51. Gotta Go – Chung Ha (2019).

52. Secret Garden – Oh My Girl (2018).

53. View – SHINee (2015).

54. In Summer – Deux (1994).

55. Rum Pum Pum Pum – f(x) (2013).

56. TT – TWICE (2016).

57. Forever Love – Fin.KL (1999).

58. Warrior’s Descendant – HOT (1996).

59. Please Look At Me – Deux (1993).

60. DALLA DALLA – ITZY (2019).

61. Coming of Age Ceremony – Park Ji Yoon (2000).

62. How to Run From the Sun – RAIN (2003).

63. Catallena – Orange Caramel (2014).

64. Roly Poly – T-ARA (2011).

65. Energetic – Wanna One (2017).

66. Rough – GFRIEND (2016).

67. Invitation – Uhm Jung Hwa (1998).

68. Brand New – SHINHWA (2004).

69. Butterfly – LOONA (2019).

70. DNA – BTS (2017).

71. Alone – SISTAR (2012).

72. It’s Raining – RAIN (2004).

73. Any Song – ZICO (2020).

74. Boy With Luv – BTS (2019).

75. Road – GOD (2001).

76. Bang! – After School (2010).

77. Love Scenario – iKON (2018).

78. Really Really – WINNER (2017).

79. I – Taeyeon (2015).

80. Very NICE – SEVENTEEN (2016).

81. TOP (Twinkling Of Paradise) – SHINHWA (1999).

82. Through the Night – IU (2017).

83. Um Oh Ah Yeh – Mamamoo (2015).

84. Ah-Choo – Lovelyz (2015).

85. Psycho – Red Velvet (2019).

86. Dreams Come True – SES (1998).

87. Ring Ding Dong – SHINee (2009).

88. I’m Your Girl – Fin.KL (1998).

89. Cherry Bomb – NCT 127 (2017.

90. Cherry Blossom Ending – Busker Busker (2012).

91. Come Back Home – Seo Taiji and Boys (1995).

92. Shine – PENTAGON (2018).

93. Atlantis Princess – BoA (2003).

94. I Can Do – NRG (1997).

95. Fly (Feat. Amin. J of Soulciety) – EPIK HIGH (2006).

96. Tell Me – Jinusean (1997).

97. Replay – SHINee (2008).

98. Hug – DBSK (TVXQ!) (2004).

99. Classroom Idea – Seo Taiji and Boys (1994).

100. Trouble Maker – Trouble Maker (2011).

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