music The Best K-pop Songs of 2018  

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List Rules Only songs released from January 1 to December 31, 2018

K-pop is a rising genre worldwide, and the K-pop charts are sure to produce some international hits. What is the best 2018 Kpop song? With so much new Kpop to choose from, it's hard to decide which Kpop songs are truly the best of the best. You can vote below to help determine the best K-pop 2018 songs of the year. If you want more Korean music, check out new Korean R&B songs and the latest in K-hip hop and rap music.

In addition to the "Big Three" K-pop agencies (JYP, YG, and S.M.), smaller Kpop agencies like DSP Media, Cube, Jellyfish, Fantagio, Pledis, Starship, Plan A, and Big Hit have been pumping out the best K-pop tracks in 2018.

Featuring the best K-pop songs from girl groups like Twice, GFriend, Loona, BlackPink, KARD, EXID, Red Velvet, CLC, and Pristin, and as well as Kpop boy groups, like BTS, Block B, Got7, Wanna One, Super Junior, EXO, and Monsta X, this list includes the the most recent Kpop songs in 2018. Stay updated with all the Kpop 2018 comebacks and album releases! 

Which of the newest Kpop songs released in 2018 are truly spectacular? Browse the popular K-pop songs listed below and vote up your favorites. Give the good K-pop songs an upvote and vote down any of 2018's top K-pop songs you think were just so-so. Feel free to add any underrated K-pop songs missing from the list. 

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1
3,205 966
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RoisinMuldoon added Fake Love BTS

2
4,912 2,682
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Bad Boy Red Velvet

3
5,180 2,716
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BBoom BBoom MOMOLAND

4
4,062 2,229
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Airplane J-Hope

5
3,416 1,534
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Simona Iosifova added Euphoria BTS

6
1,370 444
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DDU-DU DDU-DU BLACKPINK

7
3,586 2,229
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Shinin' Jonghyun

8
2,129 905
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1523922046325 added Singularity BTS

9
5,396 4,925
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Daydream J-Hope

10
2,925 1,601
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What Is Love? Twice

11
3,143 1,997
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Thanks Seventeen

12
2,987 1,715
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Boss NCT U

13
2,844 1,689
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Look GOT7

14
961 323
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Steph Matich added Anpanman BTS

The Best Pop Songs of 2018

15
4,710 3,907
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Love Scenario iKON

16
1,735 1,249
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Blooming Day EXO-CBX

17
882 314
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Steph Matich added Airplane Pt.2 BTS

18
1,529 938
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Shine PENTAGON

19
920 359
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NaishaRoldan added Love Maze BTS

20
904 366
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AniqaGranger added Magic Shop BTS

21
2,364 1,600
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Baby Don't Stop NCT U

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22
784 330
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AniqaGranger added Paradise BTS

23
2,381 1,827
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Heroine Sunmi

24
534 225
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btsalex21 added 땡 RM, Suga, J-Hope

25
1,167 691
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LATATA ((G)I-DLE)

26
1,693 1,389
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Starry Night Mamamoo

27
1,466 1,108
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Lo Siento Super Junior, Leslie Grace

28
1,735 1,519
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Before Our Spring Jonghyun

The Best Albums of 2018

29
1,681 1,283
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Boomerang Wanna One

30
1,616 1,272
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Touch NCT 127

31
1,210 913
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Everyday WINNER

32
1,641 1,473
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Black Dress CLC

33
1,382 1,131
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District 9 Stray Kids

34
1,190 1,007
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Jealousy Monsta X

35
1,390 1,219
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Go NCT DREAM

The Greatest Songs by One-Hit Wonders

36
315 110
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jamico44 added Forever Young Blackpink

37
1,190 1,136
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Lady EXID

38
412 271
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Good Evening SHINee

39
1,366 1,374
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Roller Coaster Chungha

40
1,277 1,541
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Tell Me INFINITE

41
1,246 1,212
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Marcus Gallegos added 어린 날개 Stray Kids

42
1,198 1,238
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I.P.U. Wanna One

The Best EDM Songs of 2018

43
1,178 1,277
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My Flower JBJ

44
820 896
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YESTODAY NCT U

45
486 431
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Chain NCT 127

46
716 804
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New Heroes Ten (NCT)

47
203 164
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I Want You SHINee

48
769 1,013
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I Just Red Velvet

49
426 416
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1525817734409 added New Era Got7

50
939 1,308
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Neverland Holland