10 Best and Most Popular KPOP Songs In South Korea 2021


In this article, we will share to you the top 10 best and most popular kpop songs in South Korea 2021. Let’s dive right to these popular kpop songs.

1. Celebrity - IU (Likes 309,641)


The most popular and most-liked kpop songs goes to IU’s Celebrity. This song was written personally by IU herself and the production team. This song is really a cheerful and convey a positive message to encourage people to just being themselves and embrace their own beauty.

2. Rollin' - Brave Girls (Likes 290,118)


Brave Girls Rollin actually was released back then in 2017 but just receive it’s hype in 2021. It’s viral all over social media with most people doing dance challenge with this music.

3. Butter - BTS (Likes 261,244)


Butter is BTS English single that was released on May 21, 2021. Thanks to BTS Army, this single reach 100 million views on youtube less than 21 hours, which is a record by itself. “Butter” just cemented BTS’ status in American pop especially after they performed on the 2021 BBMAs, AMAs and Jingle Ball in Los Angeles.

4. Traffic Light - Lee Mujin (Likes 250,400)


“Traffic Light” is a representative song of singer-songwriter Lee Mujin. He compares the moments in life where we are sometimes forced to stop, allowed to freely go or sometimes just hover in place, to each color on a traffic light. It is popular among elementary school students.

5. Next Level - aespa (Likes 230,278)


Aespa hit the ground running after releasing “Black Mamba,” but came back harder — and stronger — in 2021 with “Next Level.” Next level is the single released by this SM rookie girl group in May 2021 and set up the new record on MelOn’s Weekly chart.

6. LILAC - IU (Likes 227,240)


In a March 2021 interview with W Korea, singer-songwriter IU explained the meaning behind her new album’s name, which is also the title of the lead single. “Lilac,” she said, means “memories of youth” in the language of flowers. So basically this song is kind of a farewell to her 20s, since her age will goes up to 30 this year 2022 in korean age.

7. Permission to Dance - BTS (Likes 192,526)


The “Permission to Dance” includes nods to Covid-19, frontline workers and the hopefulness of having a possible end to the pandemic in sight. This BTS English single is their fifth Billboard Hot Shot #1 debut song after “Dynamite”, “Savage Love”, “Life Goes On”, and “Butter”.

8. Foolish Love - MSG Wannabe (MOM) (Likes 166,953)


MSG Wannabe debuted through the MBC entertainment program Hangout With Yoo, presented by Korean comedian Yoo Jae-suk. MSG Wannabe’s M.O.M consists of the members Parc Jae Jung, Ji Suk Jin, Wonstein, and KCM, and their song “Foolish Love” is a medium tempo R&B song created by hit producer Park Geun Tae.

9. Happen - Heize (Likes 165,702)


Happen by Heize is one of a song released on her 7th mini album on May 20, 2021. This songs MV featured famous actor Song Joong ki, which just cause a huge attention from fans.

10. Strawberry Moon - IU (Likes 172,522)


Strawberry Moon by IU was released on October 19, 2021. It made its way up to MelOn Music Chart, Genie, FLO, Bugs, VIBE, and more. “Strawberry Moon” song tells a story of reminiscing a special and mysterious moment with a loved one that we all experienced at least once in a lifetime.

Best Kpop Songs

These are the 10 best and most popular kpop songs in Korea 2021 on the Melon chart. Which one is your favourite songs? Let us know in the comment sections below!

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