Looking at the top 10 hottest Kpop songs on Spotify this year, it is clear that the 4th generation idols have much better achievements compared to their seniors.
The last days of 2021 are the time to look back at the most outstanding songs of Kpop in 2021. Spotify – the world’s leading music platform – has recently announced the Top 10 best songs on the Kpop Daebak playlist voted by itself. Let’s take a look to see if Spotify’s choice matches your favorite playlist.
10. ASAP – STAYC
It’s no exaggeration to say ASAP has been stirring up Korean social media for the past several months, and the song has also helped STAYC’s name get closer to the audience. With a dynamic, youthful melody and lyrics that are loved by the public, the song ranked 10th according to Spotify’s selection.
9. On The Ground – Rosé (BLACKPINK)
8. FEVER – ENHYPEN
7. Drunk-Dazed – ENHYPEN
The 8th and 7th places both belong to ENHYPEN. The “younger brother group” of BTS and TXT quickly gained a large number of fans after coming out of the reality show I-LAND. Not only having a solid foundation, ENHYPEN also released many great and impressive songs, including FEVER and Drunk-Dazed. Thanks to that, ENHYPEN has won many Rookie awards at year-end awards ceremonies.
6. Butter – BTS
Right above ENHYPEN is their senior group – BTS. Butter has been associated with important events in BTS’s career. In 2021, Butter brought BTS great success.
5. Hot Sauce – NCT Dream
2021 is an explosive year for NCT Dream, with Hot Sauce being the brightest highlight of the group. From album achievements to digital music, NCT Dream has broken SM’s internal records. Hot Sauce ranks on par with BTS’s series of products. The song’s charm lies in the unique melody and chorus formed like an addictive spell.
4. Alcohol-Free – TWICE
TWICE is the 3rd generation representative who owns the highest-ranking song in the top 10. Alcohol-Free is TWICE’s most appreciated song in 2021 thanks to its strong breakthrough. 9 JYP girls experimented with a new genre of music. Although this is not a genre familiar to the public, the quality of Alcohol-Free has made many people rethink and recognize TWICE’s efforts to change their style.
3. After School – Weeekly
Weeekly is also a rising Kpop group. Similar to ASAP (STAYC), After School went viral on social networks platforms and helped Weeekly reach more fans. The song’s melody is catchy right from the first ring to the highly addictive chorus.
2. ITZY – In The Morning
ITZY, another JYP representative, took second place. In The Morning is very popular with international audiences. The song has a high-speed and fast-paced melody, the catchy chorus is the highlight. The group’s powerful and skillful choreography was also thoroughly showcased in this song.
1. Next Level – aespa
SM’s rookie aespa is in first place on the list. Given the song’s popularity in 2021, the fact that Next Level won the number one spot is not surprising. Through the magical hands of the SM producer, the remake of the hit Fast & Furious OST is even more explosive and addictive. The song continuously ranked high on the charts for 6 months since its release.