Best K-pop Artists of 2012

This shows the list of Korean artists that we so love. Whether a group, or solo artists are included. Please vote so that we can see who are the best of 2012.

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.

Singing, dancing, acting, MC-ing, DJ-ing, composing music and lyrics, variety skills, and many more! They do have talents! Multi-talented! They shake the world with Sorry, Sorry. They are the real Hallyu Star, the best Kpop Artist ever!

Super Junior is the best K-pop Artist.. Because they never disappoints their fans in their performances. All their songs are really nice. They have the best singers in kpop best dancers and rappers that I know. Even if they are facing many trials in their career they never fail in giving entertainment.. That's why E.L.F. really supports super junior till the end no matter what happen.. SUPER JUNIOR THE LAST MEN STANDING!

No need to elaborate! They are the best! Their music, performance are superb! And also.. Their personality.. They humble.. Appreciate their fan.. They are the king of kpop! Hallyu star, SUPER JUNIOR THE LAST MAN STANDING!

The top ten best suju songs: Sorry Sorry, no other, acha, mr. simple, sexy free and single, mamacita, twins, U, devil, and don't don. They have the best vocalists like Yesung, Ryeowook, Kyuhyun, and Sungmin. Also hyukie!

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SNSD is the first female band that I know in Korea. I really like them ever since the first time I heard their songs and beautiful voices. SNSD Hwaiting & Make K-Pop goes really true on you all

Fighting GG! You're the best! We've to reach the 1st place!

Let's go Soshi! You worked so hard & we-SONE always know that!
Anti stop disliking our comment! ) come on ) really? /

They are great they talented they beautiful

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3 BigBang

They totally deserve to perform. Doesn't their success in MTV EMA Worldwide Act tell you something? That they are really deserving of a world stage and that they have an amazing fan base which stretches out from Korea until throughout the entire world. I'm from Malaysia, and the time they came over to perform at Korean Music Wave(only GD, TOP & Seungri) I swear the crowd went crazy! They had the loudest cheers and also the fans sang together with them and the fans knew every single word of their songs! I feel bad for the other artists that performed but truly Big Bang owned the stage. If it's already like that with only 3 members performing in Malaysia, imagine if that happens with 5 members on stage. It would be mind blowing awesome I swear! LET THEM PERFORM!

BIGBANG is the best korean boy band ever. They so manly, they have good voice and nice. Really love them, hopefully they can be the winner

I love BigBang. I think they totally deserve to win this. They are amazing singers, dancers and performers. They know how to rock the stage and they know how to make extremely good music videos. They have been working so hard. They deserve it!

They have the great personality and unity 💖💖💖

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4 Shinee Shinee

SHINING SHINee is super talented boyband
SHINee always give you all the best in they performance
SHINee will growing better and SHINING to all over the world
Always love-to your heart-juliette-stand by me-romantic-love should go on-hello-lucifer-love like oxygen-ring ding dong-quasimodo-replay

They are just so great! An shine so bright, LOVE them..
They have amazing talent!
Even I love other artist, but I just want to vote for them, they are really catch my heart, five of them are really amazing amazing amazing!

Love them so much! Great combo in sound and in style! I usually can't stop listening to them once I hear their songs playing on my playlist.

SHINee is an adorable band! - funnyuser

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5 Kim Hyun Joong Kim Hyun Joong Kim Hyun-Joong is a South Korean entertainer, actor, singer, dancer, and the leader and main rapper of boyband SS501.

He deserved to be the one of the guest, because he's the singer, dancer, all around Performer and very Popular in the whole Asia! He is the best and "The Only ONE". His album break all records as a solo artist. He even topped the other group idol in terms of sales and Period of time in just 2 weeks, he was able to be number one, not only in Korea, but other countries, like Japan, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, even in Peru.

A man and an artist that we love and we know what to do, and also thank him for the joy that brings soul through his music.

The multi talented artist... A very humble man... It's worth of voting him! He never fail to makes he's fans to be happy... Please vote for him! Thanks!

He is really the best ever. The one and only in the world

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Always keep the faith! I believe Cassiopeia still support them just like before. I believe even their did not win this voting but for me their still number 1 and the BEST among all Korean group. They good in singing, dancing, tall, good looking and humble and in order word, they have full package...

I think tvxq deserve to win because they are really talented and they shows that they can succeed even if it's only the two of them with out the other three. They worked really hard so we should support them and wining this award is the less we can do for them

Tvxq deserves to win, they are really so talented and powerful on the stage, with incredible voice and dance

Surely its dbsk as the pioneer of the kpop phenomenon All over the world.

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Beast is the Best! They always work hard for their fans.

DooJoon oppa, JunHyung oppa, Yoseob oppa, HyunSeung oppa, GiKwang oppa and DongWoon oppa... Thank you for working hard for us! We really appreciate it&

Beast is the Best! They're not scared to show who they really are! They're all Cute, Handsome, Good-Looking and all of them have talents!

I will be a B2uty forever~

Beast Hwaiting!

BEAST will be the best forever and B2uties will always be by your sides. BEAST HWAITING! Keep up the great work, we will support you guys 4eva!

I love all them but I love Kikwang more because he so handsome and a great dancer in beast group but I wait for you comeback. Beast oppa fighting!

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8 2NE1 2NE1 2NE1 is a South Korean girl group formed by YG Entertainment in 2009. The group currently consists of CL, Bom, and Dara.

2ne1 is the best! The best Music plus the best fashion coupled with the distinct personality of each member, CL, DARA, BOM and MINZY, they have transcend over K-POP stereotypes and have made a mark not just as idols but as role models of woman empowerment in a fashionable way.

2NE1 equates WOMEN EMPOWERMENT! They are uber talented and very original. FIERCE yet soft and feminine on the inside. 2NE1 are the BEST!

They are the best among the rest. 2ne1 is one of the strongest and most talented in Korea so they are supposed to win this poll..

My gurls yo.

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9 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.

This group is really something, it has 12 members in it yet I can't who is my bias.
They must win the Best Rookie Award this year!

The fact that they are 2 sub units working as 1 makes them special in every aspect. I am an EXOtic and they have it all: Looks, talent and inspiration. They worked really hard to get to where they are, and they will work harder to keep going up the scale for us EXOtics. All of their songs are fantastic! Mama, History, Angel, Two Moons ft Key from SHINee, Don't Cry, What is Love and Machine. They are the best new group! [for example, Suho (leader of the Korean sub unit) trained 7 years before debuting, they deserve to be well known and admired for their perseverance and hard work. ]

EXO... I would always wonder how can they be so perfect. Not only are their voices great and unique. I'd say their looks are also perfect. I just got to believe that there are some people who are born with EVERYTHING. Exotic, is a word that can describe them but that one word doesn't seem to fit. If I were to describe them, I'd say they are MUSIC itself. PERFECT in every way, and I like that and adore that from them. It would be nice to also be like them. Or be with them that is... Since they are like angels from above as I'd like to describe them, and maybe being with them will feel like an earlier heaven.

YYAASS but you forgot BTS

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10 JYJ

If possible, any cassie would want the real TVXQ back. So I'm voting JYJ in hopes they'd meet at top together as always.

Yoochun, Jaejoong, Junsu trying! Cassiopeia will always support you! JYJ no1! Always keep the faith!

JYJ, good at singing, good at composing music, good at acting, and of course they have a good personality, their charity action make me proud of him, their voice, their music, make me feel in heaven. JYJ Dae to the Bak

Simple, because they are THE BEST!

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The Contenders

11 2PM 2PM

Love them all. They're the first group that catch my attention. Love beast 2PM, love dorky 2PM, love cute 2PM, love their great brotherhood.

However busy 2pm may be, it does not forget service to fan.
And doing one's best in 2pm is always being continued.
Their singing ability and a dance are wonderful.
I aid 2pm forever.

2pm is the best performance. I love all of them, song, dance or anything.

They are a good boys. The smiles of them make me fall in love with them.

I promise I'll beside them until forever.

Humbel idol, hardworker, yeah hottest

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12 U Kiss

U-Kiss is the most UNDERRATED k-pop artist of all time. They are just amazing. If you don't know who they are, go look them up. NOW! They are so talented and their songs are amazing! Especially, their new songs. They work so hard, and have gone through a lot individually and as a group. Each member has something in them that make them wonderful, and it's impossible to like just one member. They make ballads, pop songs, r&b and so much variety. To be honest I wanted them to be on this list, but after all they are underrated, probably because of the company they are in. All us KissMe's can do is wait for the day they get recognized worldwide, and be famous ALL AROUND THE WORLD, and since I'm from America, if this were to happen my dreams of seeing them would FINALLY come true


Yeah I vote U-KISS because their Neverland Neverland is good ~ I like Neverland more, more and more than other U-KISS's Songs but I still like all of their songs

They are one of the best group in Korean. I like the beauty guy kevin, charisma eli and cute dongho~

One of the best groups, undeniably underrated.

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13 C.N. Blue

They were the only rock band that became extremely popular, even throughout Asia, oppose to K pop boy bands. They don't need to break the stage cause one song can make you crazy... CN Blue FIGHTING

Really outstanding among all the Dance groups in Kpop because CNBLUE is a band. CNBLUE always rocks fans and raises listener's emotion in LIVE shows!
CNBLUE zzang!

I really like them! Yonghwa oppa so cute ^^. They are so amazing and awesome group! I wanna meet them one day!

2012 was a really great year for CNBLUE, they had successful concerts for the first time in USA and UK and also plenty of amazing live performances and concerts! They deserve a much higher position, too bad their fandome is not as bigger as of those from bigger companies...

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14 IU

I don't know why is she at 35th place. She should be more higher position. I mean she's talented, amazing. How can't you vote for her? She is like the best female artist I have ever seen. Vote for her, U-ana

Awesome! Daebak! You always the best for me! Keep your struggle hard! Fighting

Her voice is so beautiful and pure, I completely fell in love with her voice on Dream High, and she is now one of the only K-Pop singers that I like. Also, I think it's really great that she can play the guitar. Most definitely should have a higher ranking.

IU is an artist who is really young but has a voice like an angel.

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15 B1A4

They're the cutest and adorable boyband ever! Every member has their own funny characteristics. They don't need powerful dance to become Hallyu Star.

I love B1A4. I hope they can be the winner

I will hope B1A4 is the winner forever...

B1A4! BANAs really love you as much as you love us!
Thanks for always giving your loves to us & always spend your time with BANAs. We really love you for appreciating us as your fans! THANKS B1A4!
We (BANAs from around the world) will support your back all the time!

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NU'EST is my hero, my love. I love them. They have talent, beauty and energy. Although they come from a small company, but what they achieve is really undeniable!

Nu'est fighting! I will keep watching and supporting you guys as much as I can! From your fan from Vietnam!

They are unique and their I can really relate to their songs. They're daebak.

The most underestimated group of all time. NU'EST fighting! ♡

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17 B.A.P

I like there fierce dance moves. I know they are a rookie group but they don't appear like newbies. They have a powerful charm to them and each member of the group has there own style.

Bap have really strong voices, when I first saw them I thought they had been out for Agee but then I found out they were only rookies!

They have the strength of "Warriors" and the "Power" like no other. They may be young but their music style is great.

Bap is one of the best groups in kpop. All of them are talented and hard working. Zelo: Cute, amazing rapper and dancer, nice personality. Daehyun: Strong vocals-he can really sing, hot. Jongup: Adorable, innocent, great voice and dance moves. Himchan: Nice,handsome, sexy voice. Yongguk: Love his rap, really nice. Youngjae: Goodlooking, also has a very great voice. I love them!

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18 f(x) f(x)

The girls of f(x) work their butts off almost every album that comes out and it shows 100% they deserve more recognition in my opinion! Each group members voice and style is so unique and different, that it isn't hard not to become a fan of the beautiful and talented f(x). I voted for f(x)!

They're music is very unique and up-beat they don't try to be very sexy or very childish they're music is something I really enjoy the deserve more attention GO F(X)! They're fans should be called special f(x)

Go f(x), I know just like your name, you guys will blossom like a flower and become so beautiful too

Best of 2012 list right? Electric Shock is not only the best kpop song of 2012 in my opinion but also the best kpop mini period in my opinion.

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19 Cho Kyuhyun

Kyuhyun is just the best maknae ever... And of course super junior is always at his side and his succes is also the succes of super junior. So guys keep supporting CHO KYUHYUN and of course don't forget SUPER JUNIOR... FIGHTING!

We love kyuhyun. We love his beautiful voice.. I hope cho kyuhyun his name it will be in the list of top ten..

The has the best voice, and also the best personality!

He is the perfect husband! Of course, my husband

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20 SS501

ITS501! People can you believe it they still exist.. Don't dare to turn over they still alive Lets make them to the TOP.. #1 Fighting...100% I'll give you my strength and I'm your #1 supporter I'm at your back HYS, KHJ, KKJ, KHJUN, PJM, my babies (though your older than me) hihi lets make some miracles, SS501 forever laugh out loud... FOREVER and Ever aigoo... Your songs really amazing Your voices not just a typical but its in the genes.. Born 100% original.. Not just you are a completely making me insane and lots of peoples but your voices which makes my hearts and soul flying.. I'm addicted with your songs and voices.. It was all Awesome.. A day, an hour. And minute and every second I'm addicts I need your voice to cure me, not just! But 5 of you combined into 1... Its DOUBLE SS501

For me SS501 is the best boy band I ever know. Song, dance, and their voice are awesome. I know, they are have solo activities now. But me and their fans never give up to wait for their comeback.

SS501 is definitely perfect to be The Best KPOP Artist 2012. ALL their songs since their debut day are awesome and still wonderful to listen til now. Best songs, best dance, best MV, best styles, best member's personality, best in everything! They are the best

You r the most talented team in the world.. no mater how many years pass.. I love you guys...

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