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The Best K-pop Boy Groups Of All Time

Updated February 17, 2021 725.6k votes 84.8k voters 431.6k views125 items

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Including the best new and current Kpop boy groups, here is the list of Korean boy bands who are currently on top of the K-pop music world making the best K-pop songs of 2020! These Kpop boy groups have won the hearts of fans with their singing, dancing, and style. While some of these members have gone to have solo careers, this list includes only groups, so check out the best Kpop solo artists for singers from Korea.  Most idol groups are formed by the big three labels S.M. Entertainment, YG Entertainment, and JYP Entertainment, but new K-pop artists are emerging everyday. The boy bands and artists below have played their music all over the world, but they all were formed in Korea. If you think a famous Korean boyband is missing from the list, then feel free to add it at the bottom so it's included with these other great acts. How do these guys compare to the best Kpop girl groups of all time

The list includes newer K-pop boy groups like Bangtan Boys (BTS), EXO, and Got7 as well as the older yet still popular bands like Big Bang, Super Junior, and SHINee. If you're trying to find names of that hot Asian male group from South Korea, use our search.

If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the popular K-pop boy bands?" and "Which of the biggest boy bands started in Korea?" then this list will answer your questions.

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  • Super Junior1
    35,861
    10,908

    Super Junior

    K-pop, Dance-pop
    Super Junior, also known as SJ or SuJu, is a South Korean boy band formed on November 6, 2005,...  more
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  • Stray Kids2
    12,701
    7,737
    Stray Kids is a South Korean boy group formed by JYP Entertainment through the 2017 reality...  more
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  • NCT 20183
    10,427
    6,639

    NCT 2018

    K-pop, Hip hop

    NCT originally debuted with 3 sub-groups. NCT U, NCT Dream, and NCT 127. They recently added some new members from multiple places. And their number of members is unlimited. They may accept new ones, or keep the current ones.

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  • NCT Dream4
    5,987
    2,149
    NCT Dream is the third sub-unit and Seoul-based unit of the South Korean boy band NCT. The...  more
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  • Wanna One5
    8,846
    4,699
    Wanna One was a South Korean boy band formed by CJ E&M through the second season of Produce...  more
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  • ASTRO6
    8,749
    4,585

    ASTRO

    K-pop
    Astro is a South Korean boy group formed by Fantagio in 2016. The group is composed of six...  more
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  • NCT U7
    5,233
    1,819

    NCT U

    K-pop, Hip hop
    NCT U is the first sub-unit of the South Korean boy band NCT, consisting of seven members:...  more
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  • Day68
    6,977
    4,661

    Day6

    K-pop, Pop rock
    Day6 is a South Korean band formed by JYP Entertainment. The band's current line-up consists...  more
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  • Pentagon9
    6,740
    3,493

    Pentagon

    K-pop, Electronic
    Pentagon (stylized as PENTAGON; abbreviated as PTG) is a South Korean boy group formed by Cube...  more
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  • NCT 12710
    5,957
    1,775

    NCT 127

    K-pop
    NCT 127 is the second sub-unit and Seoul-based unit of the South Korean boy band NCT. The unit...  more
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  • ATEEZ11
    5,310
    1,423

    ATEEZ

    K-pop, Hip hop
    Ateez (stylized ATEEZ), previously known as KQ Fellaz, is a K-pop boy group under KQ...  more
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  • MONSTA X12
    12,795
    9,412

    MONSTA X

    K-pop, Hip hop
    Monsta X is a South Korean boy band formed in 2015 by Mnet survival show No.Mercy. The group...  more
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  • TXT13
    6,714
    2,020

    TXT

    K-pop
    TXT, short for Tomorrow X Together, is a five-member South Korean boy band formed by Big Hit...  more
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  • The Boyz14
    3,860
    2,431
    The Boyz (formerly known as Cre.kerz) is a South Korean boy group formed by Cre.ker...  more
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  • Seventeen15
    15,293
    11,706
    Seventeen, also stylized as SEVENTEEN or SVT, is a South Korean boy group formed by Pledis...  more
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  • iKON16
    11,779
    9,413

    iKON

    K-pop, Hip hop
    iKon, stylized as iKON, is a South Korean boy band formed in 2015 by YG Entertainment. The...  more
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  • A.C.E17
    3,086
    2,405

    A.C.E

    K-pop, Dubstep
    Ace (stylized as A.C.E, acronym for Adventure Calling Emotions) is a South Korean boy group...  more
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  • SHINee18
    13,801
    11,938

    SHINee

    K-pop, EDM
    Shinee ( SHY-nee; Korean: 샤이니, romanized: Syaini; Japanese: シャイニー, romanized: Shainī; stylized...  more
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  • SF919
    3,981
    2,479

    SF9

    K-pop, Dance pop
    SF9 (shortened from Sensational Feeling 9) is a South Korean boy group formed by FNC...  more
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  • NU'EST20
    5,272
    4,343

    NU'EST

    K-pop
    NU'EST (short for New Establish Style Tempo) is a South Korean boy band formed by Pledis...  more
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  • Winner21
    8,364
    7,251

    Winner

    K-pop, Hip hop
    Winner is a South Korean boy band formed in 2013 by YG Entertainment and debuted in 2014. It...  more
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  • Bangtan Boys (BTS)22
    34,455
    32,200

    Bangtan Boys (BTS)

    K-pop, Hip hop
    Bangtan Boys, also known as BTS, is a seven member South Korean boy group formed by Big Hit...  more
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  • VAV23
    2,322
    1,680

    VAV

    K-pop
    VAV (shortened from Very Awesome Voice) is a South Korean boy group formed by A Team...  more
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  • The Rose24
    2,961
    2,326

    The Rose

    K-pop, Pop rock
    The Rose is a South Korean band formed by J&Star Entertainment. The band's current line-up...  more
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  • ONEUS25
    1,954
    650

    ONEUS

    K-pop
    ONEUS is a South Korean boy band formed by RBW Entertainment. The group consists of six...  more
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