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The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked 

Coley Reed
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List Rules Only groups releasing new music in 2019.

Here are the best Kpop boy groups of 2019, ranked by fans everywhere. Featuring rookie groups, like TXT and ONEUS, as well as older groups making comebacks, this list of the most popular Korean boy bands right now only includes groups releasing new Kpop music in 2019. Who are the top male idol groups in Kpop today?

Vote up the K-pop boy groups who are dominating the charts in 2019, and feel free to add your favorites if they're missing from the list. No disbanded groups allowed (sorry, Wanna One fans!).

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Bangtan Boys (BTS) is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
Big Hit Entertainment
Bangtan Boys, also known as BTS, is a seven member South Korean boy group formed by Big Hit Entertainment. They debuted on June 13, 2013 with the song "No More Dream". They have won ...more

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ATEEZ is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
KQ Entertainment
Ateez (stylized ATEEZ), previously known as KQ Fellaz, is a K-pop boy group under KQ Entertainment. It is composed of eight members: Hongjoong, Seonghwa, Yunho, Yeosang, San, Mingi, Wooyoung, ...more

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Got7 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
JYP Entertainment
Got7 is a groove dance K-pop boy group based in South Korea. Formed by JYP Entertainment in 16 January 2014, Got7 has seven members: leader JB, Mark, Jr., Jackson, Youngjae, Bambam and Yugyeom. ...more
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EXO is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
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SM Entertainment
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 (Suho, Baekhyun, ...more

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NCT is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
SM Entertainment
NCT is a South Korean boy group formed by S.M. Entertainment. Their name stands for the Hallyu localization project Neo Culture Technology, a term coined by S.M. Entertainment founder Lee ...more
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Stray Kids is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
JYP Entertainment
Stray Kids is a South Korean boy group formed by JYP Entertainment through the 2017 reality show of the same name. It is composed of nine members: Bang Chan, Woojin, Lee Know, Changbin, Hyunjin, ...more

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SuperM is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
SM Entertainment, Capitol Music Group
SuperM is a K-pop supergroup formed in 2019 in partnership between SM Entertainment and Capitol Music Group (CMG). Capitol Music Group chairman Steve Barnett asked Lee Soo-man to produce the ...more
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Seventeen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
Pledis Entertainment
Seventeen, also stylized as SEVENTEEN or SVT, is a South Korean boy group formed by Pledis Entertainment in 2015. The group consists of thirteen members (Jun, Vernon, DK, Seungkwan, Hoshi, ...more
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TXT is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
Big Hit Entertainment
TXT, short for Tomorrow X Together, is a five-member South Korean boy band formed by Big Hit Entertainment. The group consists of members Yeonjun, Soobin, Beomgyu, Hueningkai, and Taehyun. ...more
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MONSTA X is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
Starship Entertainment, Mercury Records
Monsta X is a South Korean boy band formed in 2015 by Mnet survival show No.Mercy. The group is employed by Starship Entertainment and is composed of seven members: Shownu, Wonho, Minhyuk, ...more
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Super Junior is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
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SM Entertainment
Super Junior, also known as SJ or SuJu, is a South Korean boy band formed on November 6, 2005, by producer Lee Soo-man of SM Entertainment. The group comprised a total of thirteen members at its ...more

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Astro is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
Fantagio Music
Astro is a South Korean boy group formed by Fantagio in 2016. The group is composed of six members: MJ, JinJin, Eunwoo, Moon Bin, Rocky, and Sanha. They debuted with the single "Hide & ...more
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X1 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
Swing, Stone Music
X1 (pronounced as X-One) is a South Korean boy band formed by CJ E&M through the Mnet reality competition show Produce X 101. The group is composed of eleven members: Kim Yo-han, Kim ...more
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iKON is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
YG Entertainment, Avex
iKon, stylized as iKON, is a South Korean boy band formed in 2015 by YG Entertainment. The group was first introduced in the reality survival program WIN: Who is Next as "Team B." ...more
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EXO-SC is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
SM Entertainment
Exo-SC is the second official sub-unit of South Korean–Chinese boy band Exo. Formed by SM Entertainment in 2019, the group is composed of two Exo members Chanyeol and Sehun. Their debut extended ...more
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SHINee is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
SM Entertainment
Shinee ( SHY-nee; Korean: 샤이니, romanized: Syaini; Japanese: シャイニー, romanized: Shainī; stylized as SHINee) is a South Korean boy band formed by SM Entertainment in 2008. The group's musical ...more

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Day6 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
JYP Entertainment, Warner Music Japan (Japan)
Day6 is a South Korean band formed by JYP Entertainment. The band's current line-up consists of five members: Jae, Sungjin, Young K, Wonpil, and Dowoon. The band debuted with the release of ...more
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CIX is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
C9 Entertainment
CIX (short for Complete in X) is a South Korean boy group formed by C9 Entertainment. The group consists of five members: Lee Byoung-gon, Kim Seung-hun, Kim Yong-hee, Bae Jin-young, and Yoon ...more
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ONEUS is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
RBW
ONEUS is a South Korean boy band formed by RBW Entertainment. The group consists of six members: Ravn, Seoho, Leedo, Keonhee, Hwanwoong, and Xion. They made their official debut on January 9, ...more
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Pentagon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
Cube Entertainment
Pentagon (stylized as PENTAGON; abbreviated as PTG) is a South Korean boy group formed by Cube Entertainment in 2016. The group consists of 10 members: Jinho, Hui, Hongseok, E'Dawn, Shinwon, Yeo ...more
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Wooseok x Kuanlin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
Cube Entertainment
Wooseok X Kuanlin is a South Korean musical duo formed by Cube Entertainment in 2019. The duo debuted on March 11, 2019 with 9801.
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Winner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
YG Entertainment
Winner is a South Korean boy band formed in 2013 by YG Entertainment and debuted in 2014. It currently consists of four members, Jinwoo, Seunghoon, Mino and Seungyoon. Originally a five-piece, ...more
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ONEWE is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
RBW
Onewe (stylized as ONEWE), is a South Korean boy band formed in 2015. The band is composed of five members: Yonghoon, Harin, Kanghyun, Dongmyeong and CyA. ONEWE was originally formed under the ...more
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NU'EST is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
Pledis Entertainment
NU'EST (short for New Establish Style Tempo) is a South Korean boy band formed by Pledis Entertainment. The group debuted on March 15, 2012, with the digital single "Face". The group ...more
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ONF is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups Of 2019, Ranked
WM Entertainment
ONF is a South Korean boy group formed by WM Entertainment in 2017. The group composed of seven members: Hyojin, E-tion, J-Us, Wyatt, MK, U, and Laun. ONF debuted on August 2, 2017 with an ...more