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List of Famous Bands from South Korea

Updated October 13, 2018 6.5k 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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  • 1
    Psy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    Psy

    K-pop
    Park Jae-sang (born December 31, 1977), known professionally as Psy, is a South Korean singer,... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Girls' Generation is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    Girls' Generation

    K-pop, Bubblegum pop

    AlbumsGirls' Generation (2007 album), Tell Me Your Wish, Oh!, Gee, Genie

    Girls' Generation, also known as SNSD, is a South Korean girl group formed by SM... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    2NE1 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    2NE1

    K-pop, Hip hop

    AlbumsCollection, To Anyone, GO AWAY, 2NE1, 2NE1

    2NE1 was a South Korean girl group composed of Bom, CL, Dara, and Minzy, formed by YG... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Tiffany is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    Tiffany

    K-pop
    Stephanie Young Hwang (born August 1, 1989), known professionally as Tiffany or Tiffany Young,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    BIGBANG is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    BIGBANG

    K-pop, Hip hop

    AlbumsStand Up, The Best of Big Bang, ALIVE, REMEMBER, Big Bang

    Big Bang (stylized as BIGBANG) is a South Korean boy band formed by YG Entertainment. The... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    SHINee is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    SHINee

    K-pop, EDM

    AlbumsThe Misconceptions of Us, Why So Serious? – The Misconceptions of Me, Dream Girl – The Misconceptions of You, Boys Meet U, Lucifer

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

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  • 7
    Super Junior is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    Super Junior

    K-pop, Dance-pop

    AlbumsSuper Show 4, Twins, Mr. Simple, Sorry, Sorry

    Super Junior, also known as SJ or SuJu, is a South Korean boy band formed on November 6, 2005,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    2PM is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    2PM

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

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  • 9
    Yoona is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    Yoona

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

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  • 10
    Jessica Jung is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea
    Jessica Jung (born April 18, 1989), known professionally as Jessica, is an American singer,... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Kwon Yuri is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea
    Kwon Yu-ri (born December 5, 1989), better known by her mononym Yuri, is a South Korean... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    INFINITE is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    AlbumsOver the Top, Inspirit, First Invasion, Evolution, Infinitize

    Infinite is a South Korean boy band formed in 2010 by Woollim Entertainment. The group is... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    CNBLUE is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    CNBLUE

    K-pop, Rock

    AlbumsKorea Best Album ‘Present’, What Turns You On?, Code Name Blue, 392, Ear Fun

    CNBLUE is a South Korean pop rock band formed in 2009. The band consists of Jung Yong-hwa... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    BoA is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    BoA

    K-pop, J-pop
    Kwon Bo-ah (born November 5, 1986), known professionally as BoA, is a South Korean singer,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    U-KISS is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    U-KISS

    Ballad, Synthpop

    AlbumsCollage, OST Real School, A Shared Dream, Memories, The Special To Kiss Me

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

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  • 16
    TVXQ! is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    TVXQ!

    K-pop

    AlbumsMirotic, "O"-Jung.Ban.Hap., Rising Sun, Tri-Angle, Heart

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

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  • 17
    Miss A is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    Miss A

    K-pop, Dance pop

    AlbumsHush, A Class, Bad but Good, Step Up, Independent Women part 3

    Miss A was a South Korean girl group, formed by JYP Entertainment in 2010, consisting of Fei,... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    f(x) is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    f(x)

    K-pop, Electropop

    AlbumsPink Tape, NU ABO, Pinocchio, Chu~♥, Chocolate Love

    f(x) is a South Korean girl group formed by SM Entertainment. The group is currently composed... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    T-ara is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    T-ara

    K-pop

    AlbumsT-ARA's Free Time In Paris And Swiss, Yeoseong Shidae/Yeongwonhan Sarang, Wonder Woman, Day by Day, Again

    T-ara is a South Korean girl group, formed in 2009 by MBK Entertainment. T-ara's career is... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Yoochun is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    Yoochun

    Pop music, Contemporary R&B

    AlbumsColors (Melody and Harmony)/Shelter, Colors (Melody and Harmony) / Shelter

    Park Yoo-chun (born June 4, 1986), formerly known as Micky Yoochun and better known by the... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    SS501 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    SS501

    K-pop, J-pop

    AlbumsSnow Prince, Warning, SS501 Solo Collection, SS501 (Japanese), Deja Vu

    SS501 is a South Korean boy band formed by DSP media. The group consists of five members: Kim... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    B1A4 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    B1A4

    K-pop

    AlbumsWho Am I, It B1A4, Let's Fly, What's Going On, Ignition

    B1A4 is a South Korean boy group formed by WM Entertainment. The group debuted on April 23,... more on Wikipedia

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  • 23
    Wonder Girls is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    AlbumsWonderBest, Wonder World, Wonder Girls, 2 Different Tears, The Wonder Years

    Wonder Girls was a South Korean girl group formed by JYP Entertainment. The group debuted in... more on Wikipedia

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  • 24
    Shinhwa is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    Shinhwa

    Hip hop music, Synthpop

    AlbumsWinter Story, T.O.P, Hey, Come on!, Perfect Man

    Shinhwa is a South Korean six-member boy band that debuted on 24 March 1998 with: Eric Mun,... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    KARA is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from South Korea

    KARA

    K-pop

    AlbumsThe First Blooming, Lupin, Revolution, Girl's Talk, Kara Best 2007–2010

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