30 Songs That Helped Define K-Pop In 2018
From seasoned pros (BTS, EXO, Red Velvet) to newbies on the scene (Iz*One, (G)-Idle, Stray Kids), 2018 gave us a year of great songs to listen to *into* 2019.
2018 was an amazing year for K-pop, as we saw BTS continue their U.S. domination and other groups like NCT 127 and Monsta X perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Jingle Ball, respectively. And as usual, new releases kept us on our toes with their catchy beats, creative lyrics (especially those penned by the artists themselves), all-out music videos, and killer styling.
Here's a look back on some of the year's best:
(There are so, so many new K-pop releases each year that deserve our attention, so let me know what your favorites are in the comments!)