Article: 10 K-POP Groups You Must Follow

Korean music bands have taken over pop culture in recent years. Kpop music is not just about songs but their dance, costumes, and concepts. The Kpop industry is moving towards global domination. These girl and boy bands have made sure to take advantage of their talents and combine it to make a group. These idols work hard to make their fans happy. If you haven't stepped into the world of Kpop, you are missing out on a lot.

1. BTS

The South Korean boy band is initially known as Bangtan. The group gained an enormous audience in 2013. BTS is the first Korean band to perform at the American Music Award and the first Asian artist to win an American Music Award for Artist of the Year. The members of the septet are brand ambassadors of many expensive brands. The boy band has decided to go on a hiatus and work on their solo ventures.


2. Blackpink

The South Korean girl group involves four members. Blackpink made their recent comeback with the song Pink Venom. The girls made history by being the first Korean girl band to perform at Coachella. The group has a Netflix documentary that gives the audience an insight into the lives of these girls. The girls are ambassadors of brands like Celine, Dior, and Chanel.


3. Got7

The boy band is known for their funny antics and talented stage performances. The group of seven members released their second studio album, Flight Log: Turbulence. The album entered Billboard's World Albums chart. The group announced its separation from JYP after the expiration of its contracts. The group released their single Encore after leaving the company. They made a comeback with their album called Got7.


4. Seventeen

The boy band consists of 13 charming members and three sub-units. The band became the first group to enter Billboard's top album sales. The group got nominated for MTV's best music video awards. The group is very well-known amongst teenagers.



The Kpop girl group completed its debut in 2019 and was the first to receive Rookie of the year in five celebrated Korean music award shows. The group’s single In The Morning made it to the Billboard Global 200 chart.



The Korean boy band debuted in 2020 and won four Rookie of the year awards. The seven members are global ambassadors for Ami Paris. They have received worldwide appreciation for their music videos, Give-Taken and Drunk Dazed. The group engages with its audience through TikTok and Instagram.


7. TXT

The Korean boy band TomorrowXTogether gained popularity with their debut EP in 2019, The Dream Chapter: Star. It became the most viewed Kpop debut music video. The group got awarded the GQ Japan's Men of the Year Pop Icon Award. The group keeps its fans entertained by collaborating with famous Kpop idols and groups.


8. Red Velvet

The four members of the girl band debuted in 2014 with their first single, Happiness. The band’s Ice Cream Cake became the best-selling album on South Korea's Hanteo chart. The members are ambassadors of Prada and Salvatore.


9. (G)I-DLE

The girl group debuted in 2018. The group became the fourth girl group to sell the most amount of albums for their album EP “I Trust” in 2020. The most trendy song is Tomboy by (G)I-DLE.


10. NCT 127

The Korean boy band is a sub-unit of NCT. They released their debut single, Fire Truck, in 2016. The band got recognized with many prestigious Korean awards. They released Neo Zone in 2020, and it became their first top-five entry on the US Billboard 200 chart