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The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s

Updated January 2, 2020 49.4k votes 2.6k voters 5.8k views124 items

List RulesVote up the groups based only on their music from 2010 to 2019.

Here are the best K-pop groups of the 2010's decade, ranked by fans everywhere. From 2019 debuts to disbanded groups, this list of 2010s Kpop groups includes some of the most popular artists still active today. Before Blackpink, BTS, and Red Velvet topped the charts, the early decade belonged to Big Bang, 2NE1, and Girls' Generation. We also can't forget about the Produce 101 groups and lesser known nugu groups that have also found success during the 2010's decade. 

Vote up the best 2010's K-pop groups, and add your favorites if they deserve to be here. 

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  • 1
    BTS is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    BTS

    K-pop, Hip hop

    Albums2 Cool 4 Skool, DARK&WILD, SKOOL LUV AFFAIR SPECIAL ADDITION

    "Blood Sweat & Tears" (2016)

    "Spring Day" (2017)

    "Fake Love" (2018)

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  • 2
    Red Velvet is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    Red Velvet

    K-pop, Electropop

    "Red Flavor" (2017)

    "Bad Boy" (2018)

    "Power Up" (2018)

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    Mamamoo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    Mamamoo

    K-pop, Retro

    "You're the Best" (2016)

    "Yes I Am" (2017)

    "Starry Night" (2018)

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  • 4
    EXO is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    EXO

    K-pop

    "Growl" (2013)

    "Love Me Right" (2015)

    "Love Shot" (2018)

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  • 5
    SHINee is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    571

    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

    "Sherlock (Clue + Note)" (2012)

    "Dream Girl" (2013)

    "Everybody"  (2013) 

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  • 6
    Twice is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    Twice

    K-pop, J-pop

    "Cheer Up" (2016)

    "TT" (2016)

    "Knock Knock" (2017)

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  • 7
    Girl's Day is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    Girl's Day

    K-pop, Dance pop

    AlbumsSparkling & City Hunter Ost, Girl's Day Party #4, Everyday 2, Everyday III, Twinkle Twinkle

    "Something" (2014)

    "Darling" (2014)

    "Ring My Bell" (2015)

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  • 8
    OH MY GIRL is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    "Listen to My Word (A-ing)" (2016)

    "Secret Garden" (2018)

    "The Fifth Season (SSFWL)" (2019)

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  • 9
    Orange Caramel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    Orange Caramel

    K-pop, Bubblegum pop

    AlbumsLipstick, Bangkok City, Lipstick (DJ Remix), The Third Single Catallena, Orange Caramel

    "Bangkok City" (2011)

    "Lipstick" (2012)

    "Catallena" (2014)

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  • 10
    Cosmic Girls (WJSN) is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s

    "Secret" (2016)

    "I Wish" (2017)

    "La La Love" (2019)

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  • 11
    Apink is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    Apink

    K-pop, Synthpop

    AlbumsSeven Springs of A Pink, It Girl Collection, Snow Pink, Pink Blossom, Secret Garden

    "Mr. Chu" (2014)

    "Luv" (2014)

    "Remember" (2015)

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  • 12
    Teen Top is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    Teen Top

    K-pop

    AlbumsNo.1 (Repackage Special Edition), Come into the World, Roman, aRtisT, It's

    "Going Crazy" (2012)

    "Miss Right" (2013) 

    "Rocking" (2013)

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  • 13
    IZ*ONE is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    IZ*ONE

    K-pop, J-pop

    "La Vie en Rose" (2018)

    "Violeta" (2018)

    "Buenos Aires" (2019)

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  • 14
    I.O.I is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    I.O.I

    K-pop

    "Whatta Man" (2016)

    "Very Very Very" (2016)

    "Downpour" (2017)

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    f(x) is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    f(x)

    K-pop, Electropop

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

    "Pinocchio (Danger)" (2011)

    "Electric Shock" (2012)

    "Rum Pum Pum Pum" (2013)   

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  • 16
    EXID is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    EXID

    K-pop, EDM

    AlbumsHippity Hop, Every Night, Holla

    "Up & Down" (2015)

    "Ah Yeah" (2014)

    "Hot Pink" (2015)

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  • 17
    SISTAR is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    335

    SISTAR

    K-pop, Dance pop

    AlbumsMighty Sister Collection, Loving U, Give It to Me, Alone, Super Girl

    "So Cool" (2012)   

    "Give It to Me" (2013)

    "I Swear" (2014)

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  • 18
    GFriend is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    GFriend

    K-pop

    "Rough" (2016)

    "Navillera" (2016)

    "Fingertip" (2017)

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  • 19
    Girls' Generation-TTS is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    Girls' Generation-TTS

    K-pop, Dance pop

    AlbumsTwinkle, Holler

    "Twinkle" (2012)

    "Whisper" (2014)

    "Holler" (2014)

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  • 20
    Dreamcatcher is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    Dreamcatcher

    K-pop, Rock

    "Good Night" (2017)

    "You and I" (2018)

    "Deja Vu" (2019)

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  • 21
    fromis_9 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    182

    "Glass Shoes" (2017)

    "Love Bomb" (2018)

    "Fun!" (2019)

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  • 22
    AOA is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    355

    AOA

    K-pop, R&B

    AlbumsAngels' Story, WANNA BE, Red Motion, Short Hair

    "Moya" (2013)

    "Confused" (2013)   

    "Miniskirt" (2014)

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  • 23
    Weki Meki is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    164

    "I Don't Like Your Girlfriend" (2017)

    "Crush" (2018)

    "Tiki Taka (99%)" (2019)

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  • 24
    BIGBANG is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    597

    BIGBANG

    K-pop, Hip hop

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

    "Tonight" (2011)

    "Fantastic Baby" (2012)

    "Bang Bang Bang" (2015)

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  • 25
    KARD is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best K-pop Groups Of The 2010s
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    KARD

    K-pop, Tropical house

    "Rumor" (2017)

    "Bomb Bomb" (2019)

    "Dumb Litty" (2019)

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