Top 10 Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups in 2017

As the Kpop groups are fetching the attention of other countries & continents, the number of Kpop girls & boys groups are increasing day by day. Some are accomplishing the epitome of success while other are being faded over the time. Here is the list of top ten most popular Kpop boys group of the year. Here are the top 10 most popular kpop boy groups in 2017


Top 10 Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups in 2017

10. SEVENTEEN

SEVENTEEN - Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups in 2017 Introduction

Seventeen is a 13-member boy group formed by Pledis Entertainment. As the name itself suggest the group is known for its young & sweet image which has definitely built due to their video songs & performances. They have three different units comprises of different members namely hip-hop unit, vocal unit & performance unit. Seventeen is the first male K-pop group to debut with a one-hour live showcase on a major broadcasting channel, with label-mates Lizzy and Raina serving as MCs.

Seventeen’s first full-length studio album Love & Letter was released on April 25, 2016. The group held six concerts in Japan in February 2017. The group has won over ten awards including ‘MBC show champion award’ & ‘top 10 global artist award’ with numerous nomination for South Korea & other music shows.


9. Winner

Winner - Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups in 2017 Introduction

Formed by YG Entertainment in the year 2013 with the reality show named ‘win’. The debut of the group was August 15, 2014. Followed by Japan debut in September. The group has won many awards including ‘Mnet Asian Music Awards’, ‘the Melon Music Awards’, and ‘the Golden Disc Awards’.

On the day of Winner’s debut the stock price of YG Entertainment rose by 6.57% which shows the trust of the investors in the debut. In the year 2017 the group released ‘Fate Number For, Our Twenty For’.


8. BTOB

BTOB - Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups in 2017 Introduction

The group was formed by Cube Entertainment in the year 2012 performing on M Countdown “Insane” and “Imagine”. The first full lengths album of the group was released in the year 2015 named ‘complete’. The group made their Japanese debut in November 2014 with ‘wow; song. The group has received multiple vocal awards for their debut album including the ‘Best Vocal Group Award’ at the 30th Golden Disc Awards and a ‘Ballad Award’ at the 25th Seoul Music Awards.


7. GOT7

GOT7 - Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups in 2017 Introduction

The group was formed by JYP entertainment in the January 2014 with the release of their first ‘EP Got It?’ which has been at number two on the Gaon Album Chart and number one on Billboard’s World Albums Chart. The group has caught attention from fans & critics for their stage performances, which include elements of martial arts tricking. The group made Japan debut with Sony entertainment.


6. INFINITE

INFINITE - Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups in 2017 Introduction

The band was formed in the year 2010 by Woollim Entertainment. Their first full album named ‘over the top’ was released on July 2011. Followed by the mini album release of ‘new challenge’ with record breaking number of sold copies as high as 160,000 copies in March 2013 which turns out to be the best-selling albums of 2013. Their second full album, Season 2, was released in May 2014.

The band did launch unofficially in Japan with numerous release including ‘To-ra-va’ which is Japanese version of their Korean debut song in the year 2011. The first Korean concert by the group was in front of 8000 fans which sold the tickets in the ten minutes of the release.


5. IKON

IKON - Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups in 2017 Introduction

Another legendary group by YG entertainment in the year 2015. The group was first introduced in the reality survival program WIN: Who is next as “Team B.” the name of the group has the purpose for becoming an Icon for Korea. The group made their debut on 15 September 2015 with the digital release of their first single “My Type” from their first studio album ‘Welcome Back’.

On 24 September, “My Type” achieved a ‘triple crown’ on the Gaon chart for taking number one spot for digital, download, and streaming charts simultaneously for the 39th week of 2015. Their first broadcast live performance was on 15 October 2015, on SBS’s Inkigayo. As of March 2017, the group has sold over 330,000 physical albums, and over 5.6 million digital records.


4. BEAST

BEAST - Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups in 2017 Introduction

The official name of the band is highlight. The group has released three full length Korean albums along with two Japanese full length albums with many single song releases. The group was debuted in the year 2009 with the launch of mini album ‘Beast Is the B2ST’.

Their first full length album ‘Fiction and Fact’ was released in the year 2011. Their Japanese debut was with the release of Japanese version of “Shock”, a single. The group has been renowned as one of the most awarded group of all times at ‘Golden Disk Awards’, ‘the Seoul Music Awards’, and the ‘Melon Music Awards’.


3. Highlight

Highlight

Beast were previously known as highlight group.


2. EXO

EXO - Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups in 2017 Introduction

The group was formed by SM entertainment in the year 2012. the group is segmented into two subgroups namely Exo-K and Exo-M performing music in Korean and Mandarin respectively. Exo’s first album XOXO (2013), which contained the breakthrough hit “Growl”, was a critical and commercial success, winning both ‘Disk Daesang at the 28th Golden Disk Awards’ and ‘Album of the Year’ at the ‘15th Mnet Asian Music Awards.

’ It sold over one million copies, making Exo the best-selling Korean artist in twelve years. Exo were ranked the’ most influential celebrity’ by Forbes Korea Power Celebrity for the years 2014 and 2015. They have been named “the biggest boy band in the world” by media outlets.


1. BigBang

BigBang - Most Popular Kpop Boy Groups in 2017 Introduction

It is another legacy by YG entertainment debuted on August 2006. The group fetch the attention with their song ‘Always’ released in 2007 which become the number one song. The song went on to top major Korean music charts for a record-breaking six consecutive weeks & let the group won ‘Song of the Year’ at the ‘9th Mnet Korean Music Festival’.

The release of ‘last farewell’ & ‘day by day’ fetch the group ‘Artist of the Year award’. The first Japanese album was released on November 2008 has won three awards at the ‘9th MTV Video Music Awards’, Japan.


Conclusion

Hoping to get more legendary performances by the top rated bands & looking forward to see new sensation by the upcoming bands in the year.

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