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The Most Popular Kpop Groups Of 2021

Updated April 28, 2021 1.8m votes 155.1k voters 739.4k views189 items

List RulesOnly featuring groups who are currently active.

Who are the biggest K-pop groups right now in 2021? Featuring new rookie groups and older groups making comebacks, this list of the best current boy bands and girl groups only includes artists releasing new music. Which Korean idol groups do you think are dominating the year?

While famous groups like BTS and Blackpink have achieved global success, there are always rising stars set on becoming the most popular K-pop group ever.

Vote up the top Kpop groups of 2021, and then check how many of these underrated Kpop groups you know!

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  • 1
    93,883
    34,993

    BTS

    Big Hit Entertainment

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  • 2
    70,774
    41,378

    BLACKPINK

    YG Entertainment

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  • 3
    47,252
    31,032

    Twice

    JYP Entertainment

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  • 4
    495
    278

    WayV

    SM Entertainment
  • 5
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    25,629

    TXT

    Big Hit Entertainment

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  • 6
    39,497
    26,014

    Got7

    JYP Entertainment

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  • 7
    2,442
    1,564

    ENHYPEN

    Belift Lab
  • 8
    48,775
    32,150

    EXO

    SM Entertainment

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  • 9
    26,888
    17,723

    ITZY

    JYP Entertainment

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  • 10
    29,269
    19,476

    NCT 127

    SM Entertainment

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  • 11
    26,767
    17,808

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  • 12
    25,936
    17,262

    NCT

    SM Entertainment
  • 13
    36,245
    24,155

    Stray Kids

    JYP Entertainment

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  • 14
    25,856
    17,236

    Seventeen

    Pledis Entertainment

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  • 15
    32,958
    22,005

    Red Velvet

    S. M. Entertainment
  • 16
    22,285
    15,131

    АТЕЕZ

    KQ Entertainment

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  • 17
    16,815
    11,978

    Astro

    Fantagio Music
  • 18
    19,204
    13,713

    NCT Dream

    SM Entertainment
  • 19
    16,071
    11,499

    SHINee

    SM Entertainment

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  • 20
    13,721
    9,995

    SuperM

    SM Entertainment, Capitol Music Group

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  • 21
    19,240
    14,087

    MONSTA X

    Starship Entertainment, Mercury Records

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  • 22
    16,449
    12,048

    NCT U

    SM Entertainment
  • 23
    19,924
    14,607

    iKON

    YG Entertainment

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  • 24
    16,358
    12,325

    (G)I-DLE

    Cube Entertainment

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  • 25
    13,218
    10,222

    EVERGLOW

    Yuehua Entertainment