With much of the world stuck in pandemic lockdown for the past few months, learning K-Pop choreographies has become an even more popular way to pass the time and get a little exercise. Judging by YouTube tutorial views, these are the top 10 trending K-Pop dances everyone’s been trying to learn this year so far.
10. (G)I-DLE – “Oh My God”
Lisa Rhee’s dance tutorial for (G)I-DLE’s “Oh My God” currently has 303K views on YouTube.
This song’s choreography captured everyone with its expressive worship and ritual concept as well as the sexy and powerful moves.
9. IZ*ONE – “Fiesta”
Lisa Rhee’s dance tutorial for IZ*ONE’s “Fiesta” currently has 490K views on YouTube.
One of the main reasons people loved this song’s choreography is because there were very few static points. Even the members in the background were enhancing the overall dance with their legwork and handwork.
8. BTS – “Black Swan”
Ellen and Brian’s dance tutorial for BTS’s “Black Swan” currently has 746K views on YouTube.
“Black Swan” was based on a quote from one of the greatest dancers of the 20th century, Martha Graham, so it’s only fitting that the song has great choreography. Everyone was captivated by the smooth movements and meaningful transitions.
7. TWICE – “More & More”
Lisa Rhee’s dance tutorial for TWICE’s “More & More” currently has 1 million views on YouTube.
The transition from smooth and sensual moves in the pre-chorus to big and powerful moves in the chorus isn’t easy to pull off, but TWICE did an amazing job.
6. EVERGLOW – “Dun Dun”
Lisa Rhee’s dance tutorial for EVERGLOW’s “Dun Dun” currently has 1.2 million views on YouTube.
The “Dun Dun” choreography is just as catchy as the song itself. The chorus in particular is explosive, making this dance the perfect lockdown workout for fans.
5. Red Velvet – “Psycho”
Lisa Rhee’s dance tutorial for Red Velvet’s “Psycho” currently has 1.4 million views on YouTube.
While the song was released on the cusp of 2019, the tutorial was uploaded in January this year. Dancing to an R&B song can be challenging, but that just makes learning the choreography even more fun.
4. MAMAMOO – “Hip”
Lisa Rhee’s dance tutorial for MAMAMOO’s “Hip” currently has 2.1 million views on YouTube.
The choreography for “Hip”’s chorus is almost like a suave, mature version of the childhood song “Heads, Shoulders, Knees and Toes”, and the way the moves fit the lyrics makes the dance ever more fun.
3. BTS – “On”
Ellen and Brian’s dance tutorial for BTS’s “On” currently has 2.2 million views on YouTube.
BTS’s first music video for “On”, the Kinetic Manifesto Film, was primarily choreography-drive, getting everyone hooked on the dance immediately. This dance doubles up as a perfect way to get all your emotions out.
2. BLACKPINK – “How You Like That”
Ellen and Brian’s dance tutorial for BLACKPINK’s “How You Like That” currently has 2.8 million views on YouTube.
Given that this is BLACKPINK’s first comeback in over a year, it’s no surprise everyone wants to learn the dance. Like all the group’s choreographies, the dance for “How You Like That” is pure fun.
1. ITZY – “Wannabe”
Lisa Rhee’s dance tutorial for ITZY’s “Wannabe” currently has 3.3 million views on YouTube.
Every part of this choreography was impressive, but Ryujin’s shoulder move was so mind-blowing, even other idols were determined to try their hand at it.