Weekly music shows organized by stations such as Inkigayo (SBS), Music Bank (KBS), Show! Music Core (MBC), M!Countdown (Mnet),… are places where idols will promote their music products to the public.
Currently, K-pop is transitioning to the 4th generation with many potential and explosive groups. These rookies, although debuting for a short time, have already earned themselves quite a few trophies, promising to make the seniors wary.
ITZY – 42 trophies
Debuting in 2019, after more than 2 years of operation, ITZY is known as one of the leading names of the 4th generation of K-pop. Working hard for their comeback, the JYP Entertainment girls are Gen 4 idols who have won the most trophies on music shows with 42 trophies. This achievement of ITZY even surpassed some seniors. The winning songs are: Dalla Dalla (9 cups), Icy (12 cups), Wannabe (8 cups), Notshy (5 cups), Mafia In The Morning (5 cups), Loco (3 cups).
In addition, ITZY once held the record of being the fastest girl group to win a trophy on a music show after only 9 days of debut with the song “Dalla Dalla” on the show M!Countdown.
(G)-IDLE – 28 trophies
As one of the first generation idols of Gen 4, (G)-IDLE possesses a unique musical style that is well received by many fans. CUBE Entertainment’s girl group is also one of the hardest-working rookies in K-pop, after more than 3 years of debut, the group has won 28 trophies at music shows. The group’s winning songs are Latata (3 cups), Hann (3 cups), Senorita (1 cup), Uh Oh (1 cup), Oh My God (4 cups), Dumdi Dumdi (6 cups) and Hwaa (10 trophies).
IZ*ONE – 26 trophies
As a project group formed from the survival program Produce 48, IZ*ONE has only been active for 2 years and 6 months. However, before disbanding, the girls were still able to register themselves in the list of leading Gen 4 idols. With a sweet and energetic style, each product of IZ*ONE is well received by the public. During the operation, IZ*ONE had 26 wins on music shows, respectively: La Vie En Rose (3 cups), Violeta (7 cups), Fiesta (4 cups), Secret Story Of The Swan (7 trophies) and Panorama (5 trophies).
TXT – 13 trophies
TXT is the Gen 4 boy group that owns the most trophies on music shows right now. After more than 2 years of debut, BTS’s “younger brother group” has collected 13 trophies for themselves. The winning songs are: Crown (3 cups), Run Away (1 cup), Can’t You See Me? (2 trophies), Blue Hour (1 trophy), 0X1=LOVESONG (4 trophies) and LO$ER=LOVER (2 trophies). Many fans think that TXT will be even more successful and achieve more victories in the future.
Stray Kids – 10 trophies
The next one in the list is Stray Kids with 10 wins. The JYP’s male rookie also constantly makes comebacks. The songs that helped the group win the trophies are: Miroh (1 cup), Levanter (1 cup), Back Door (2 cups) and Thunderous (6 cups).
Although they debuted not long ago, these groups have also achieved quite impressive achievements. These rookies will surely be more successful and create a thrilling race in the future.