New To The Korean Music Scene? Here Are 25 Songs To Get You Started!
The Korean entertainment industry is booming, and the music coming out of it each day is constantly changing the game. If you're finally ready to plunge head-first into the trending music scene, here's a list of some great songs to start with. From Korean pop, to slow ballads, to folk/acoustic, there's something in here for everyone, gathered from my own playlist of favorites. WARNING: once you start, there's no going back!
Get ready to delve into the Korean music scene, and if you like what you’re hearing, check out the K-Pop Spotify station! Its playlists are updated daily and are a good way to learn about popular and upcoming artists.
(Parental Advisory is recommended for viewers under 18 for videos marked with an asterisk*)
1.'Gee' by Girl's Generation (2009)
2.'Blood, Sweat, and Tears' by BTS (2016)
3.'TT' by Twice (2016)
4.'Me Like Yuh' by Jay Park (2016)*
5.'I Am You, You Are Me' by Zico (2016)
6.'Bonnie and Clyde' by Dean (2016)
7.'The 7th Sense' by NCT U (2016)
8.'Very Nice' by Seventeen (2016)
9.'Just Right' by Got7 (2015)
10.'Russian Roulette' by Red Velvet (2016)
11.'Monster' by EXO (2016)
12.'Come Back Home' by 2NE1 (2014)
13.'Bad Girls' by Lee Hyori (2013)
14.'Shake That Brass' by Amber (2015)
15.'Roll Deep' by Hyuna (2015)*
16.'Twenty-Three' by IU (2015)
17.'Boombayah' by BlackPink (2016)
18.'Reflection' by Rap Monster (2016)
19.'Born Hater' by Epik High (2014)
20.'Doom Dada' by T.O.P. (2013)
21.'Coup D'Etat' by G-Dragon (2013)
22.무제(無題) (Untitled, 2014) by G-Dragon (2017)
23.'Wi ing Wi ing' by Hyukoh (2015)
24.'Stand By Me' by SHINee (2012)
25.'Stupid Liar' by Big Bang (2011)
I hope you enjoyed, and discovered some new artists along the way to add to your music collection! Comment below with your first K-Pop song!
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