The year 2016 witnessed the transforming world of Korean music with some top pop bands reaching new heights, adding new feathers of achievement into the K-pop music industry. While the music industry exponentially flourished, the year has gifted us an extremely rewarding music to bid it a happy goodbye.
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Here's the list of the most popular numbers that ruled the charts through the year and can make your night celebrations special.
1. Zico, Crush & Dean, "Bermuda Triangle"
The trio made the dark, heavy-bass song that is extremely addictive. The swaggering lyrics with the heavy beat will make your heart beat faster catching its bass. The popular song is a must have party number.
2. Wonder Girls, "Why So Lonely"
Embracing the most distinct touch of psychedelic, '70s feel, 'Why So Lonely' will leave your emotions dissolving in the unaccented beat of the song.
3. EXO, "Monster"
The songs will make you realise why EXO is still the unprecedented king of K-pop music. Not afraid to put their hands on the unexplored music territory, EXO make the song heavy with dark, hip- hop beat combining it with their usual pop magic.
4. Blackpink, "Whistle"
Blackpink was the first girl group to make the big debut under YG Entertainment after the disbanded 2NE1 group. But they met the expectations by their unique and appealing number.
5. BTS, "Blood Sweat & Tears"
The number was rated among the top ten music videos rubbing shoulders with American artists like Kanye West and Beyonce. The year was ruled by the musical performances by the Bangston Boys (BTS) and the song will explain you why. The intense rap sessions and strong vocal deliveries makes the song unbeatable!
6. Live, Sik-K, Punchnello, Owen Ovadoz, Flowsik, "Eung Freestyle"
The song became a viral hit and was loaded with YouTube views and likes soon after its release. Without any big promotional efforts or any big label backing the number, it shook the music industry with its tunes.
7. Taeyeon, "11:11"
The song's dreamy theme fits in complete synchronicity with Taeyeon's innocent yet strong vocals. With tender, intimate, acoustic-led cut, "11:11" is an amazingly beautiful number.