Korean music has become a huge hit in the entertainment industry. These guys are not only handsome and have thousands of followers, but are very talented as well. Their dance moves and pop music gives them reason to be idolized by their fans. Below are some of the top K-pop boy groups of today and are in no order.
SHINee is among some of the rising Korean pop stars of today. The five members include Onew, Jonghyun, Key, Minho, and Taemin. This group was formed by S.M. Entertainment and they have many albums out, including Odd, Lucifer, I’m Your Boy, and The Shinee World.
GOT7 is a fairly new k-pop boy group full of talent. The 7 members include, JB, Mark Tuan, Jackson, Iunior, Youngjae, BamBam, and Yugyeom. They gain more and more fans each day due to their dance moves. Their first debut was in 2014 and it is titled Got It, followed by the EP Got Love.
BTS (Bangtan Boys) have been called the “One Direction of Korea”. Their 7 member band includes Jin, Suga, J-Hope, Rap Monster, Jimin, V, and Jungkook. Their style can vary to fun and youthful to tough and “badass”. Some of their albums are Dark & Wild, Wake Up, Skool Luv Affair, and The Most Beautiful Moment in Life Parts 1 & 2.
B.A.P is a hip-hop group that has gained a lot of popularity among their young audience. The members include Bang Yong Guk, Kim Him-chan, Jung Dae-hyun, Yoo Young-jae, Moon Jong-up, and Zelo. Their first debut that was released was titled Warrior and their most recent album is entitled First Sensibility.
Infinite is a band made up of 7 members and was formed by Woollim Entertainment in 2010. Their members include Sungkyu, Dongwoo, Woohyun, Hoya, Sungyeol, L, and Sungjong. They gained their fame in 2013 with their mini album The Challenge. They sold over 160,000 copies of the album and it became the best selling album in 2013. In 2014, they released their most popular album called Season 2.
TVXQ was first formed by S.M Entertainment and started with their 5 members U-Know Yunho, Max Changmin, Xiah Junsu,Hero Jaejoong, and Micky Yoochun. They hit mainstream by their first single “Hug” and it hit the MIAK monthly music chart. It then dwindled down to two members, U-Know Yunho and Max Changmin. This duo’s latest albums include Catch Me, Time, and Tone.
Created by Cube Entertainment in 2009, the South Korean Kpop boy band group Beast has often appeared in the list of the most popular groups of the year because it is their amazing talent that has brought them to such a fame. Their members include Yoon Doo-joon, Jang Hyun-seung, Yong Jun-hyung, Yang Yo-seob, Lee Gi-kwang, and Son Dong-woon. To date, two full-length albums and 7 mini albums have been released from the team, and each one of them has returned the group with a huge amount of support and fans.
3. Big Bang
Big Bang has been performing for 10 years now through YG Entertainment and includes members T.O.P, Taeyang, G-Dragon, Daesung, and Seungri. They have stayed among the top K-pop bands today, with many hit singles and top albums. They debuted their first album in 2006 and their fame rose with their hit single “Lies”. In 2013, they had their first world tour.
2. Super Junior
Super Junior k-pop band is both locally and internationally famous. This boy band has consisted many different members, including Leeteuk, Heechul, Yesung, Kangin, Shindong, Sungmin, Eunhyuk, Siwon, Donghae, Ryeowook, and Kyuhyun. This band works hard to bring exciting performances both in their music videos and performances. Their first hit album was in 2009 titled Sorry, Sorry. This album brought the band a lot of recognition and support.
Exo is among the popular and was the top band in 2014. This band consists of a combination of Korean and Chinese band members. Their members are Xiumin, Luhan, Kris, Suho, Lay, Baekhyun, Chen, Chanyeol, D.O., Tao, Kai, and Sehun. They were first created in 2011 by S.M Entertainment. They are famous for their multiple talent that include singing, dancing and performing, and have gained many awards for their songs.