The Best SM Groups & Artists Of 2022
Featuring the biggest roster of the "Big 3", the best SM groups and solo artists of 2022 includes supergroups, like GOT the beat and SuperM, successful soloists, and some of the longest active K-pop artists, like BoA and H.O.T.'s Kangta.
Girl group Aespa continues to dominate the K-pop scene, while older groups, like Super Junior, SHINee, and EXO, are still bringing fans new music. Other popular SM artists include Taeyeon from Girls' Generation, NCT and their sub-units, Red Velvet, and TVXQ!.
Vote up the best SM groups and solo artists based on their new 2022 music releases.
Debuted on April 8, 2012 with "Mama"
2021 Highlights: seventh EP 'Don't Fight the Feeling' topped the Gaon Album Chart
Debuted on August 4, 2014 with "Happiness"
2022 Highlights: released ninth mini album 'The ReVe Festival 2022 - Feel My Rhythm' with lead single "Feel My Rhythm"
Girls' Generation leader Taeyeon continues to have one of the most successful careers as a soloist. On January 3, 2022, Taeyeon made her supergroup debut with GOT the beat. Her third album is set to be released in February with the lead single "Can't Control Myself."
Debuted on October 7, 2015 with EP 'I'
2021 Highlights: single "Weekend" peaks at no. 4 on Billboard K-pop Hot 100; featured on Key's single "Hate That..."
After another successful year of chart-topping singles, Aespa has quickly become one of K-pop's most popular groups. On January 3, 2022, Aespa members Karina and Winter debuted with SM's project supergroup, GOT the beat.
Debuted on November 17, 2020 with "Black Mamba"
2021 Highlights: single "Next Level" peaks at no. 3 on Billboard's World Digital Song Sales; released first EP 'Savage'; released S.E.S. remake "Dreams Come True"
Debuted on May 31, 2021 with EP 'Hello'
2021 Highlights: single "Hello" peaks at no. 10 on charts; debut album was nominated for Album of the Year at Melon Music Awards