10 Most Popular K-Pop Groups Of 2022

If you are a die-hard fan of K-pop music, you must be keen to know which bands are on this list and which ranks number one. The word K-Pop means Korean pop music and this newly introduced genre is a mix of various genres from all over the world. Of Pop rock, Jazz, hip-hopand electronic dance at popular and classic, various gravitating genres have helped make this genre extremely popular. The genre originated in South Korea, and in a very short time it became incredibly famous. So let’s find out if your favorite K-pop group is on the list or not.


The six-member group Astro is the number 10 most popular K-Pop group in 2022. Before releasing their first company, they went through the formation of a talent development program. They made their first appearance with a drama series titled ‘To be continued‘. And after that, they made their musical debut. This year, they were named the best new K-pop group of this year by Billboard. Jinjin, moonbin, Sanha, GM, Rockyand Eunwoo are the members of this fresh and successful K-pop boy group.

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9. I want one

This group was formed by CJ E&M, their high-energy electro-pop numbers as well as their light choreography instantly had K-pop fans cracking up. This group is made up of 11 members, Ji Seong, Woon sung, Min Hyun, Seong-woo, Ji Hoon, Woo Jin, Jae Hwan, King Daniel, Jin Young, and others have been part of this group. A few members left the group to focus on their solo careers.

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8. Got7

This group was created by JYP Entertainment. Their first number ‘Girls, girls, girls‘ in 2014 failed to make a strong impression on K-pop audiences. Subsequently, they decided to include more diverse styles like martial arts and b-boy in their choreography. And with this new strategy, they released ”just right‘. After a hit and miss, this song hit the audience hard with its catchy lines and mesmerizing chorus.

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7. Twice

Another JP entertainment creation, ‘Twice‘ was named one of the most popular K-pop girl groups of 2022. They debuted on October 20, 2015, with the song ‘Like OOH AHH‘. Then they were a group of 8 members. They gave their first international hit in 2016 with the song ‘Comfort‘but their’Heart attack‘ gave them unwavering popularity.

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6. Red Velvet

An SM entertainment company, this girl group is one of the most popular K-pop groups. They started the journey with 4 members but now they are a 5 member group with Joy, Yeri, Irene, Seulgiand Wendy. This band has released two albums by far, and the band collaborated with American musician John Legend for the track ‘written in the stars‘.

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5. Monsta X

Monsta X is an extremely popular K-pop group with their extremely charming musical work and their unique way of addressing their fans. They are dynamic as they have infused well-formed styles like EDM, hip hop and pop into their tracks. They debuted in May 2015 with the song ‘Intrusion‘. rhymerthe famous South Korean rapper and producer produced this track. Joohoney, I AM, hyungwon, Kihyun, Shownuand Minhyuk are the five members of this boy band. Besides their 3 Korean albums, they have 2 Japanese albums and 1 English album.

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This 21-member group surprisingly started as a two-member group in 2016. Mark and Jaehyun were the first members of this group after 7 other members introduced themselves to this group. And now Neo Culture Technology or NCT has more than one subunit, NCT 127 is based in Seoul and WayV subunit is based in China. Their NCT 2018 Empathy and the 2nd 2-part NCT 2020 Resonance Pt. 1 and pt. 2 have sold over 2.6 million copies worldwide.

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3. Blackpink

This group of four girls has Jisoo, Jenny, Pinkand Lisa. They also reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100. They have been part of the YouTube billion club since November 2019. The group How You Like That worked with Psy. And there are rumors that they could collaborate with Lady Gaga for their next album, but no one has confirmed the news yet.

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This hugely popular group debuted in 2012 and over time gained a huge fanbase. Although the group is currently inactive, their fandom has never left them. The members are releasing their solo singles and will continue to focus on their own individual careers. They also have an EXO fandom name – Ls. His band delivered songs like ‘Slowly‘, ‘call me batlove me well‘, ‘Freak‘, ‘Lotto gave them a ride‘, and much more.

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They are considered the king of K-pop and the first K-pop group to win a Billboard Award. They have been among the most popular K-pop groups for quite some time now with their many best-selling albums. Their first act gave the band over 10 million Twitter followers. RM, J Hope, Jimin, V, Jim, Sugaand Jungkook are the members of this boy band. Recently, they became the most viewed artist on YouTube surpassing the immense popularity of Justin Bieber.

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Whether you are part of the BTS or EXO – LS army or a member of BLINK, they are all extremely talented stars who have created a new aspect of the world of music and the stage. They all contributed with their charming musical qualities, extensive interpretive skills and not to mention heart-melting smiles of supreme efficiency. Apart from these intensely famous names, there are many bands that win the hearts of many. Seeing these K-pop stars go their separate ways was quite saddening, but global K-pop fans have the same hope of seeing these groups go their separate ways in the near future.

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