Article: Top Ten K-pop Songs That Suit Any Mood

K-pop, as in the Korean Pop and Entertainment industry, has been dominating the entire entertainment industry. It is the Korean wave as the Korean entertainment industry, especially the K-pop industry, has dominated the Global entertainment industry for the past six years. The credit does not solely go to BTS, the international sensational Korean Boy group representing South Korea. Still, the credit goes to every single Korean artist that has contributed to the Korean music industry. K-pop songs are famous for their emotions, cinematic and dramatic plotlines/storylines, and the most important- the choreography. Some Songs can have simple choreography but at the same time be very famous and trendy as they suit any and every mood. Let us look at the Top 10 K-pop songs that fit any mood.

10. Twice - Cheer Up

The song “Cheer Up” was sung by Twice produced, and released by JYP Entertainment on April 25, 2016. The song was being played at every cafe, school, street, broadcasting show, and even military base. This song portrays how a girl in love acts when she misses her lover and how shy she gets when speaking to him in front of her friends. This song is the most-streamed girl group songs on Melon. The music video is also one of the most-streamed music videos as each member of Twice plays characters from famous movies that stole the hearts of Once (Twice’s official fan base).


9. EXO - Growl

The song “Growl” by EXO, produced and released by SM Entertainment on August 5, 2013. This song was viral among Korean and International teenagers with Global EXO-Ls (EXO’s official fan base). This song paved the way for the school uniform look among idols and music videos. The werewolf concept was very eye-catchy. The song is aligned with the werewolf mate’s idea as the lyrics are about how a boy is attracted and deeply in love with a girl he just met. The boy’s inner desires represent the wolf that is eager to rise.


8. Bigbang - Bang Bang Bang

The song “Bang Bang Bang “ by Bigbang,  produced and released by YG Entertainment on June 1, 2015. This hip-hop trap track with an intense storyline is famous among Koreans and Global V.I.Ps (Bigbang Official Fan base). The song is so versatile that it is played everywhere for every occasion, from pubs to showers. Every member has a different storyline giving each member the spotlight as well.


7. Seventeen - Don’t Wanna Cry

The song “Don’t Wanna Cry” was sung by Seventeen, produced, and released by Pledis Entertainment on May 22, 2017. This song is identical to the R&B track that has very moving lyrics and synchronized choreography that brought everyone’s attention to Seventeen. This song is played in cafes, schools, and streets. The song has helped people, especially Carats (Seventeen’s official fan base), to cheer up when they are the low and dance the night away.


6. Momoland - BBoom BBoom

The song “BBoom BBoom” by Momoland was produced and released by LOEN Entertainment on January 3, 2018. The music is very catchy with very catchy and cute choreography. This song helped to bring a lot of nationwide and global attention to Momoland. The song is the most streamed songs of 2018 and played at every cafe, broadcasting show, karaoke, and school. Merry-Go-Round (Momoland’s official fan base) helped in promoting the song everywhere.


5. iKON - Love Scenario

The song “Love Scenario” by iKON,  produced and released by YG Entertainment on January 25, 2018. This song won several awards and took #1 place on several charts across South Korea and Japan. This catchy music and dramatic storyline explain a love scenario that is so surreal at the same time. The song is about how lovers meet, love each other, and break up and meet again. This dramatic cycle of love, how it ends and starts again, is observed. This song was played everywhere in South Korea, from shows to showers. Apt for any mood.


4. Zico - Any Song

The song “Any Song” by Zico, produced and released by KOZ Entertainment on January 13, 2020. This song is the most-viewed songs on Melon and has won several awards on music shows and award shows. The catchy music made everyone groove, from older people to toddlers. The song has become very trendy for suiting all moods that many TikToker’s were using this audio.


3. Blackpink - Boombayah

The song “Boombayah” by Blackpink, produced and released by YG Entertainment on August 8, 2016. This catchy track and choreography have been one of the most-watched music videos of K-pop. The dramatic and exciting storyline expressed through lyrics and music video is very sassy that everyone was jamming to on streets and karaoke bars. The song helped Blackpink become one of the most famous and international K-pop artists of the new generation.


2. BTS - Fire

The song “Fire” by BTS, produced and released by BigHit Entertainment (now HYBE Label) on May 2, 2016. The Global Sensation South Korean boy group, BTS has several amazing songs that suit every mood and theme, but the song “Fire” is one of the best that has helped people cheer up, be happy, let go of stress, and even express themselves. This song is sung and played at cafes, shows, karaoke bars, and the choreography is covered by many artists on streets nationally and internationally.


1. PSY - Gangnam Style

The song “Gangnam Style” by PSY, is produced and released by YG Entertainment on August 14, 2012. This song paved the way for the K-pop industry to enter the international charts and entertainment industry. Several artists have expressed their gratitude and respect for the artist for helping the K-pop industry. This song is very famous and is played everywhere, not only in South Korea but also Internationally. This song is played for graduations, several ceremonies, at saunas for relaxing, and dancing in the clubs.