These six songs were not only massively popular in Korea, but these songs were also smash hits internationally.
K-Pop is undoubtedly becoming increasingly popular in different countries around the world, as K-Pop songs are soaring to the top of music charts around the world consistently, proving that K-Pop is not just loved by South Korea.
While PSY may have been the first K-Pop artist to reach massive levels of success internationally, it is safe to say that these six K-Pop artists have also done incredibly well internationally and are definitely contributing to breaking barriers.
1. BTS “Blood Sweat & Tears”
It is no secret that BTS are incredibly popular internationally, so it is not unexpected that “Blood Sweat & Tears” was such an international hit. The members of BTS have attributed success their international success to their music being so trendy and having the style that is liked by international fans. Blood Sweat & Tears definitely was unique and similar to the style of music that is popular internationally.
2. BLACKPINK “Boombayah”
While BLACKPINK’s “Whistle” was a huge hit in Korea, ” Boombayah” was incredibly popular Internationally from the moment it was released. BLACKPINK is a very unique song that is a mix of hip-hop, pop, and dance music.
3. K.A.R.D “Oh NaNa”
When “Oh NaNa” was released K.A.R.D instantly took the K-Pop industry by storm. Not only is the song incredibly catchy, but it is sung by a co-ed group, bringing in even more interest. Having female vocals and male rap verses allow the group to stand out from all the other artists in Korea. They group even released an English version of their latest single “Don’t Recall.”
4. NCT 127 “Limitless”
NCT 127’s “Limitless” offered a very unique style of hip hop, that still kept the S.M Entertainment style that is so loved by fans.
5. CLC “Hobgoblin”
CLC’s Hobgoblin was very different from the group’s past singles, and definitely attracted thousands of more fans than they had previously. The song is a style that perfectly fits into the style that is loved by international fans.
6. Tiffany “I Just Wanna Dance”
Tiffany’s “I Just Wanna Dance” has a very energetic vibe that is very popular in the U.S. at the moment.