The Most Underrated K-pop Groups Of 2022
Almost every K-pop fan knows about popular groups like BTS, Blackpink, or NCT - but there are plenty of other K-pop groups that deserve global fame as well. Let's shine the spotlight on some of the most underrated K-pop groups of 2022.
Whether they're new groups who just debuted or groups from smaller K-pop entertainment companies, these lesser-known artists are worthy of attention.
Who are your favorite "nugu" groups? Vote up the K-pop groups that deserve more recognition!
- Xdinary Heroes is a six-member South Korean boy band under JYP Entertainment label, Studio J. They made their debut on December 6, 2021 with the digital single "Happy Death Day". Their name is an abbreviation of "Extra Ordinary Heroes", meaning "anyone can become a hero".
- Labels: JYP Entertainment, Studio J
MemeM w/ lead single "MemeM"PURPLE KISS, also stylized as PURPLE K!SS, is a seven-member South Korean girl group under RBW. They debuted on March 15, 2021 with the mini album Into Violet.
- Labels: RBW
It's Me, It's We (debut mini album) w/lead single "Bad News"TEMPEST is a seven-member South Korean boy group under Yue Hua Entertainment. They debuted on March 2, 2022 with the mini album It's Me, It's We.
- Labels: Yue Hua Entertainment
The Collective Soul and Unconscious: Chapter One (2nd mini album) w/ lead single "GingaMingaYo (The Strange World)"Billlie is a South Korean girl group formed by Mystic Story. Billlie debuted on November 10, 2021, with the extended play (EP) The Billage of Perception: Chapter One. The group originally consisted of six members: Moon Sua, Suhyeon, Haram, Tsuki, Siyoon and Haruna. A seventh member, Sheon, later joined the group.
- Labels: Mystic Story
Love Me Like (EP) w/lead single "Love Me Like"OMEGA X is an 11-member South Korean boy group under SPIRE Entertainment. They debuted on June 30, 2021 with their first mini album Vamos.
- Labels: SPIRE Entertainment
2022 Releases:Victon (an acronym for Voice to New World) is a South Korean boy group formed by Plan A Entertainment in 2016. The group consists of Han Seung-woo, Kang Seung-sik, Heo Chan, Lim Se-jun, Do Han-se, Choi Byung-chan, and Jung Su-bin, and made their debut on November 9, 2016, with the extended play Voice to New World. They are most known for their debut song and pop hit "I'm Fine".
- Labels: Play M Entertainment