But that doesn't mean the rest of the K-pop world wasn't also delivering excellent tracks. BoA reminded us what made her a superstars in the first place, After School said they "missed you" and went back to their sexy roots, and indie acts like Busker Busker and The Koxx showed how you didn't need a major agency to make waves in the business. It was a year of fantastic tracks, exciting comebacks and these 20 singles represent a fantastic array of veteran artists, popular idols, ballad crooners and talented rookies. Check out the Billboard. The K-Pop kings came back this year with a major electronic track. With a thumping bass and emotional piano backing, the duo paired their ethereal vocals with hulking roars and further proved why they have lasted in this industry for over a decade. The dark disco feel of miss A's "Touch" showed a true change of form from the foursome's previous cutesy single "Good-bye Baby. With a knocking hip-hop beat that today's biggest rappers would kill for, the BIGBANG leader showed off his impressive knack for flow and lyrics with his EP's opening track. The track put his talent at the forefront in comparison to silliness seen in single "Crayon.
From an over-abundance of debuts to a handful of career-defining comebacks, has been a big year for K-Pop. But what were the best, most important songs of ? We combed through this year's many, many releases to bring you a list of fifty of the year's most noteworthy songs. We'd like to thank you for sticking with us these past several weeks. Now, finally, we proudly present our top ten songs of ! She went on to join the cast of ' Immortal Song 2 ', to feature on songs of multiple other artists and to contribute to OSTs before making her comeback with " I'll Show You ".
The K-pop Hot is a music singles chart in South Korea. It was launched in conjunction with Billboard and Billboard Korea on August 25, , and is based on digital sales via leading websites as well as downloads from mobile service sites using an industry-standard formula and the most credible music data sources within South Korea. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Exo above and BTS below both received five number-one songs on the chart, which is the most out of any boy band in the chart. Retrieved January 28, Billboard Korea. Archived from the original on August 15, Retrieved May 1, Billboard Korea in Korean.
To be eligible for this top fifty list, songs must have had a Korean release as a title or promotional track between Jan. This also allows for some of the best builds of their entire discography, with that euphoric chorus providing a sugar rush of excitement each time it rears its head. Its sheer optimism never fails to put me in a good mood.