Best K-pop Artists

The Top Ten

1 Super Junior Super Junior Super Junior is a South Korean boy band. Formed in 2005 by producer Lee Soo-man of S.M. Entertainment, the group comprised a total of thirteen members at its peak.

So many years we have shared our love with you and you have shared your love for us fans. We have heard or read many times from other people that you are not worth your reputation and you let your fans down. We know that that's now true. You are constantly working hard to make us happy. And when you are happy we are happy too.. In difficult times when you are sad we cry too. I'm proud to be an E.L. F more than anything else. I know that maybe I'll never have the chance to see you from close or be in one of your concerts due to the distance but still I will love you and support you with all my heart. And as a true E.L. F I'll support 15 of you I know that you won't be together forever and none knows what the future will unfold but honestly the thing that I care the most, even more than your reunion, is that you'll always thing of each other and what have happened till now as sth important in your life and always in your heart. Even if sth changes in the future Super Junior will always ...more

The most popular, no doubt, in S.M. entertainment, and have a huge range of fans. Even so, I believe that certain members do not get enough camera time and that there is a bit of favoritism. Don't get me wrong, I am forever an ELF and believe in all fifteen members! Their talent is very high and they have been able to make through haters a lot!

Super Junior is the biggest boy band and has lasted so many years, fighting all the haters and the bad times. They have been here for us for so long, for us ELFs. They deserve to win the most out of everyone else here. They aren't superficial, they are real people, with true talent. I will love them forever, and only them.

They were the first I heard

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2 Big Bang

A group with a bit of every music genre in their music that has come down a long road of difficulty. Throughout the serious mistakes made, V.I. ps were able to get past all of them and continue supporting BIGBANG. Each member is very thankful to the fans for their support and shows it as well.

I vote for Bigbang because pretty much all their songs have different feelings in them. Bigbang has many different talents and abilities compared to other k-pop groups. None of them ever seem to upset me. I'll always support Bigbang as the best k-pop group no matter what!

This group is like a puzzle. Every member has a unique, trait that blends well with all the others. Every member is unique, and when they are all together performing you can see the beauty of the picture. Although I like many bands, BIGBANG will always be in my heart.

They're amazing. Each member has their own special talents and charm. Kpop wouldn't be the same without them, BB fighting!

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3 SHINee SHINee Shinee is a South Korean boy band formed by SM Entertainment in 2008. The group is composed of four members: Onew, Key, Minho, and Taemin. Originally a five-piece group, vocalist Jonghyun died in December 2017.

SHINee is in my opinion the best K-Pop band ever because everything is perfect! Their singing and dancing are amazing! I remember the time when I cried so much for them in different times! Thanks to SHINee I got in touch with K-Pop, there are so many artists in South-Korea and I really like a lot of them but SHINee has been my favorite band ever. SHINee isn't a normal band like others! There are different!

When I hear Onews voice I'm always thinking: Am I hearing an angels voice? ; He is so funny and a wonderful leader! He makes mistakes, falls down but that's him! :D
Or Jonghyun! His voice is more than awesome and perfect! He is funny, loves every member and is a good talker! :D
Teamin is one of the best dancer I ever saw and he really is cute! At the beginning he didn't sing so much but yet he improved a lot!
Our diva Key is so funny just like Onew and I'm thankful to him because he takes care of each member! He raps, sings and dances really funny and ...more

The best for what they have made it through, performed, the songs created, the members love for the fans, and because of the shining SHINee's talent! Every single member is different from the others and makes the band what it has become. They have made mistakes in performances, but they keep moving along and know real pain. I am not bias, and I have nothing against

They have nice harmonic in their singing... Beside... The have more and more of best songs... Every members in their group do very good job for their singing and parts... They also have nice voice esspecially JONGHYUN... He has known as GOLDEN VOICE... Their dance also GREATS and GORGEOUS plus BEAUTIFUL...!...

They are just amazing in every aspects

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4 EXO EXO Exo is a South Korean-Chinese boy group based in Seoul. Formed by S.M. Entertainment in 2011, the group debuted in 2012 with twelve members separated into two subgroups, EXO-K and EXO-M, performing music in Korean and Mandarin, respectively.

We are EXO! We are one! Even though they are rookies, they have had SO much success! Every single member is unique and this new group is sure to take control of the K-Pop world! They are very talented in both singing and dancing. There are dancing machines and unique voices. I believe that EXO will make it far!

EXO fight!
We are one!.
We will always stand by you!.
Looking forward to seeing you all having the best rookies reward!.

We are one.
Exo fight!

Exo has had tremendous success and you cannot deny that. Super Junior now in 2017 is barely listened to. They haven't come out with any music over the past 2-3 years. Exo, on the hand, is growing by day in terms of their fan base and their musical style. In each comeback they become better and better, while each of them showing a unique side of Exo. Exo Fighting! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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5 SNSD

SNSD :-
They are pretty, naughty, cute and nice. They is my bias. They are undeniably the most girl group in This world. They are amazing!.. I vote for SNSD because pretty much all their songs have different feelings in them. I will always support SNSD as the BEST KPOP GROUP IN THIS WORLD.

The National Girl Group. They are undeniably the most popular girl group in Korea at the moment. They appear in Variety shows, musicals and they act. Many people think they are just hilarious (I know I do) - and despite what many people think, they are all very talented in certain circles.
Lets hope they beat the 5 year curse and keep on spreading more Soshi love!

BEFORE YOU JUDGE THEM, YOU MUST WATCH "GIRLS' GO TO SCHOOL" (you can search in on Youtube) THEY ARE JUST THE BEST! THEY DESERVE TO BE ON THE #1 SPOT ANYWAY :(

I love these girls, really they give meaning to life, please don't hate them they are REALLY nice and beautiful, they always rank #1, I hate to see others having 9 members trying to be them(girls generation) but no matter how hard they try Girls Generation is FOREVER

6 2NE1 2NE1 2NE1 was a South Korean girl group consisting of Bom, Dara, CL, and formerly Minzy. The group was formed by YG Entertainment in 2009.

2NE1 deserves at the top! They are a "outbox" K-pop Artist! BLACKJACKS, VOTE!

They are the best!

I don't mean to be biased but I feel 2ne1 really deserves to be at least in the top 3. I mean, look at 2ne1 T.V. for example. they were so dorky and cute / innocent! They also have loaaads of talent! Great singers, dancers, rappers, best personalities and the most alien group along with bigbang~ blame YG papa for not sending them to most variety shows..

7 CN Blue

This band has gotten a lot of hate for being unique! People have hated just because they actually play instruments. Yes, almost every K-Pop idol can play an instrument, but CN Blue is unique and different enough to be known for actually incorporating it into their music.

Definitely my favorite K-pop band of all time. They never fail to put out great catchy songs and they all have funny, amazing and hard working personalities which make them even greater! They are definitely a unique band and I can't wait to see what they do next!

8 B1A4

They too, have gotten so much hate for how unique they are. This band is among those that are mostly innocent and cute. I love each member because alone they are weird, and putting them all together makes things crazy. They are very thankful for what they have and I have not seen one performance without every effort they have in them put into it!

B1A4 is an extremely talented group and their personalities on and off stage seem natural and friendly. Their music is very good and they managed to sound the same live and on recordings. They come out with very fresh and unique concepts and I think that they have the potential to go far in the K-Pop industry. Keep working hard. B1A4 and BANAs FIGHTING!

Talented and sincere. They can sing and dance and act like real young guys.

They are not only good looking guys but they also real performers and one of the best singers. They perform good and lively on stage wearing there cute smile and they love and appreciate they Fans well. Proud international BANA's 🇦🇺

9 B.A.P

BAP is one of the only groups who really to try to encompass different musical styles while maintaining their core with dynamic messages and emotional performances

Again, they are rookies, but they are AMAZING. It is absolutely incredible at how young each member is and how hard they have all trained to get ot where they are. At least two years of training occurs before a trainee can become famous. I am amazed at the talent, dancing, and singing in this group.

They are rookie group can make everyboby amazing. They talent, confident, style, manly, by their way.B.A. P is the Best rookie group of 2012.

Their amazing artist ^o^
I love B. AP so much
Their have a great performance with dance and their rapp
Love you B.A. P

10 Girls Generation

They are awesome, amusing, and adorable! GIRL POWER!

Well gg and snsd are same taah

The Contenders

11 VIXX

VIXX is not given enough credit for how talented and amazing they truly are. They've come a long way and are very nice and treat their fans right.

12 Sistar

Sistar is amazing group... They must be one of the toppest kpop artist... Bora unnie was really good at sport, dance, variety show, emcee, and actress...

13 Lee Seunggi
14 Beast

What sets BEAST apart from other groups is that they give each member their time to shine. The main singer doesn't get all the lines, as in other groups. That's why I love them so much.

15 Infinite

Even if there's a lot of options I will still support all of KPOP group! :) saranghaja!

LEE SUNGYEOL

16 BTS

Their music and dance is unbeatable. The lyrics are relevant and cool and even foreigners like me can understand some of it due to the English used. They are such cute hip hoppers!

Why bts in top 20? They are very good at music. And there are So nice. I think they have to be at first. I like them so much.

Why aren't they in the top 20? They are really good, and their style is unbeatable...

MONEY MONEY MONEY

Brother and I are certified members of ARMY now 💯

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17 SS501
18 K.Will
19 Teen Top Teen Top
20 IU

IU is very pretty, cute, kind ad talented. She has everything.

Very talented composer

the best

No reason

21 2PM 2PM

THEY ARE AMAZING AND SHOULD BE IN THE TOP 10 BECAUSE THEY ARE FAMOUS WORLD WIDE

2PM, MUST BE A NUMBER ONE! BECAUSE, THEY ARE DIFFERENT BETWEEN OTHER K-POP GROUP!
THEY ARE SPECTACULERR!
AMAZING!

NO ONE GROUP CAN SAME WITH 2PM!
BELIEVE IN ME :))
*SORRY, I HAVE A BAD ENGLISH o

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23 F.T. Island

They're so good, one of the best Korean bands in my opinion! Hongki's voice is so captivating, and the emotion in it is so strong. He's what made me get into KPop. They're a real band, and you can't mistake them for any other. They're just so unique.

This flower boy band's really awesome. They have great musical skill. I love their songs and their music style. I also love how adorable these guys are. Leader and Lead Guitarist Choi Jonghoon, Main Vocalist Lee Hongki, Bassist and Vocalist Lee Jaejin, Guitarist and Rapper Song Seunghyun and Drummer Choi Minhwan. They prove that they are treasures on their own and to Primadonna.

ITS JUST AMAZING WHEN YOU SEE THEM PERFORMING LIVE ON STAGE, WITH THEIR FLOWER BOYBAND SYNDROME, JUST LOVABLE THEY ARE, JONGHOON WITH THE BEST LEADER CAPABILITIES, HONGKI WITH HIS SUPERB POWERFUL VOCAL, JAEJIN WITH THE CUTE FACE, MOST CUTEST GUITARIST, SEUNGHUN WITH HER EYES THAT WILL MAKE YOU DAZZLE, MINHWAN THE ADORABLE MAKNAE, YOU WILL KNOW WHEN YOU LISTEN TO THEIR SONG AND WATCHING THEM ON VARIETY SHOW, THEY ARE NOT PRETEND ON SHOW, THEY ARE REALLY GOOD TOGETHER

24 Nu'est Nu'est

Nu'est are the best no one can be like them the are amazing

25 Psy Psy Park Jae-sang, better known by his stage name Psy, stylized PSY, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, record producer and rapper.

Gangnam style

26 U-KISS

Even though they have not won many awards and never gotten a number one, they have a countless number of fans. Each member has their own talent, and they have made it through a lot since some of the members were kicked out! I think thy have come a long way since the beginning!

U-KISS are an amazing kpop group that automatically caught my attention with their debut song Not Young in 2008 and still have my love and devotion to this day. They are talented and hardworking young men who fight through the hard times and the tears to impress their fans. Their songs range from love songs, to songs that just make you want to have a great time. Their dances are meaningful and powerful whether its an upbeat song or a sad/slow song. The members also work hard to learn languages to impress fans all over the globe. Although U-KISS isn't the same without Alexander and Kibum, they still rock the stage and give us their best. They deserve more credit than they're given and should be in at least the top ten. Members Hoon, AJ, Kevin, Eli, Soohyun, Kiseop, and Dongho all are friendly passionate and amazing men who mean the world to me and kissmes everywhere

U-KISS IS THE BEST! THEY SHOULD BE number 1 INSTEAD OF THIS:( they are all so talented and you should judge groups by talents and quality instead of popularity because some REALLY good bands are not from popular entertainment companies like INFINITE and of course U-KISS!
U-KISS Fighting! Keep up the super hard work!

U-Kiss is amazing and deserves to be first place.
Even though they haven't won first place but in my heart they have all stolen my heart.
U-Kiss keep strong and you'll get there. I know you can!
U-Kiss FIGHTING! - shekibanaseri

27 Got7

Love how they’re are dorky😂
love how their just dem self😍
love the songs they sing☺️
just love everything about them☺️😘💚💚 -

28 F(x) F(x)
29 Sooyoung Sooyoung Choi Soo-young (born February 10, 1990), better known by the mononym Sooyoung, is a South Korean singer and actress. She was a part of the short-lived Korean-Japanese singing duo, Route θ, during 2002 in Japan. After returning to South Korea in 2004, Sooyoung eventually became a member of girl group ...read more.

She very beautiful, multi talent, very goddess, she very good. We love choi sooyoung

30 BoA BoA BoA Kwon is a singer born in Korea that became popular in Asia. She is known for singing in many languages, including Korean, English, and Japanese. She also is a professional dancer, as well as performer.
31 Kim Tae-yeon Kim Tae-yeon

Kim taeyeon, she has angel voice, she very beautiful too. The dorky leader.

32 T-ara

Chameleon of K-pop. Roly Poly, Lovey Dovey, Bo Peep Bo Peep, Time To Love, all the most unique beat of K-pop musics. The fact that they are underrated is ridiculous.

33 TVXQ TVXQ
34 4Minute 4Minute 4Minute is a five-member South Korean girl group formed in 2009 by Cube Entertainment with music singles and albums released primarily in South Korea and Japan.

They have really good character and they've got good beats

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35 iKON

I love them! Such good vocals

36 Red Velvet

One of the kpop groups that saved kpop, they are the best new kpop group. Without them, kpop would not be as good today. Their songs are not all bland and boring, they are creative, unique, and fun.

Peek a peek a boo!

37 Apink

There are so adorable, why are there in rank 40?!

38 Seventeen

I hate how they are so underrated, and they have some style! They have a clean picture and reputation, and their English is easy to understand, and dance skills are great... They are so underrated!

39 Jessica Jung Jessica Jung Jessica Sooyoun Jung was born on April 18, 1989. Known professionally as Jessica, she is an American singer, actress, and businesswoman currently based in South Korea. She is a former member of South Korean girl group Girls' Generation. In 2014, she established her apparel fashion brand, Blanc & Eclare. ...read more.

Her voice is beautiful. Her face very beautiful. The cute member SNSD.

40 Ailee Ailee Amy Lee (born May 30, 1989), better known by her stage name Ailee, is an American singer based in South Korea. She is signed to YMC Entertainment in South Korea and Warner Music in Japan. ...read more.

Her voice is so powerful, I get goosebumps every time I hear her LIVE.

41 After School

AFTER SCHOOL '첫사랑(First Love)' Is the BEST! Determination, Strength, Melodious voices to match the song, THEY HAVE ALL! Even If Kahi left, they showed no sense of Fatigue, which is good~ AFTERSCHOOL FIGHTING!

42 Leessang

Garie is the best

43 BLACKPINK

BLΛƆKPIИK is the best girl K-Pop band! Great dancers, amazing visuals and breathtaking vocals! - Prateek03

44 A Pink
45 Miss A Miss A Miss A, stylized as miss A, is a South Korean-Chinese girl group based in South Korea formed by JYP Entertainment in 2010. Their group name stands for Miss Asia and the highest rank, A.The group consists of three members: Fei, Min, and Suzy.
46 S2N1
47 H.O.T.

Kangta himself has fought through so much after the break-up of H.O. T and I believe that the spirit still lives on.H.O. T is what BEGAN K-Pop and made it so popular. They live on forever as their fan-base grows instead of decreasing.

48 Rain

Did you all know that Rain was rejected at first because he was "too ugly". After working EXTREMELY hard, he made it through everything and is loved by many. His fans support him in the craziest ways! I am not exactly a die-hard fan but I do know several songs. Rain was famous enough to be in an English version of Ninja Assasin.

49 Boyfriend

They need to be higher! It hurts me that they are so underrated :(

50 Wonder Girls Wonder Girls Wonder Girls was a South Korean girl group formed by JYP Entertainment. The group's final line-up consisted of Yubin, Yeeun, Sunmi and Hyerim. Members Sunye and Sohee officially left the group in 2015, while Hyuna left in late 2007.

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