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List of Famous Bands from South Korea

Updated October 13, 2018 6.6k views316 items

List of South Korea bands, listed by their level of fame. This South Korea musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous South Korea bands are included, as well as many South Korea musicians of underground status. This list of South Korea musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous South Korea bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

List is made up of many different bands, including Girls' Generation and Psy.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from South Korea?" or "What is a list of South Korea bands?" then this list will answer your questions. {#nodes}
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    Park Jae-sang (born December 31, 1977), known professionally as Psy, is a South Korean singer,...  more

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    Girls' Generation

    K-pop, Bubblegum pop
    Girls' Generation, also known as SNSD, is a South Korean girl group formed by SM...  more

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    K-pop, Hip hop
    2NE1 was a South Korean girl group composed of Bom, CL, Dara, and Minzy, formed by YG...  more

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    Stephanie Young Hwang (born August 1, 1989), known professionally as Tiffany or Tiffany Young,...  more

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    K-pop, Hip hop
    Big Bang (stylized as BIGBANG) is a South Korean boy band formed by YG Entertainment. The...  more

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

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    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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    2PM is a South Korean boy band formed by JYP Entertainment. The current members are Jun. K...  more

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    Im Yoon-ah (born May 30, 1990), better known by the mononym Yoona, is a South Korean singer...  more

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    Jessica Jung (born April 18, 1989), known professionally as Jessica, is an American singer,...  more

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    Kwon Yu-ri (born December 5, 1989), better known by her mononym Yuri, is a South Korean...  more

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    Infinite is a South Korean boy band formed in 2010 by Woollim Entertainment. The group is...  more

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    K-pop, Rock
    CNBLUE is a South Korean pop rock band formed in 2009. The band consists of Jung Yong-hwa...  more
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    K-pop, J-pop
    Kwon Bo-ah (born November 5, 1986), known professionally as BoA, is a South Korean singer,...  more

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    Ballad, Synthpop
    U-KISS is a South Korean boy band formed by NH Media in 2008. Their name is an acronym,...  more

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    TVXQ is a South Korean pop duo consisting of U-Know Yunho and Max Changmin. Their name roughly...  more

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    Miss A

    K-pop, Dance pop
    Miss A was a South Korean girl group, formed by JYP Entertainment in 2010, consisting of Fei,...  more
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    K-pop, Electropop
    f(x) is a South Korean girl group formed by SM Entertainment. The group is currently composed...  more

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    T-ara is a South Korean girl group, formed in 2009 by MBK Entertainment. T-ara's career is...  more

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    Pop music, Contemporary R&B
    Park Yoo-chun (born June 4, 1986), formerly known as Micky Yoochun and better known by the...  more
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    K-pop, J-pop
    SS501 is a South Korean boy band formed by DSP media. The group consists of five members: Kim...  more
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    B1A4 is a South Korean boy group formed by WM Entertainment. The group debuted on April 23,...  more

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    Wonder Girls was a South Korean girl group formed by JYP Entertainment. The group debuted in...  more
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    Hip hop music, Synthpop
    Shinhwa is a South Korean six-member boy band that debuted on 24 March 1998 with: Eric Mun,...  more

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    Kara was a South Korean pop girl group formed by DSP Media in 2007. The group's final lineup...  more