Fans have recently taken a look back at 2017 K-Pop tracks and chose their TOP 6 favorite boy group tracks from the year.
6. “REALLY REALLY” – WINNER
WINNER‘s “REALLY REALLY” was a smash-hit in 2017, with numerous groups making covers of the song. It was even one of the missions songs for MIXNINE! To this day, many people still love and adore the song.
5. “POWER” – EXO
EXO‘s “POWER” was different from all the other songs they released before. While the music video contained lore similar to their other MVs, the song itself was upbeat and was like it came straight out of a superhero movie.
4. “Ko Ko Bop” – EXO
The second EXO song on the list, “Ko Ko Bop” was well-loved for its energetic reggae theme with solid bass guitar sounds. It was all well-received from fans and netizens alike since members Chen, Chanyeol, and Baekhyun helped write the lyrics.
3. “Energetic” – Wanna One
Wanna One‘s debut track was an instant hit the moment it dropped, received critical acclaim from K-Pop fans all around the world. The dance-pop track had just the right hint of ballad and was a fantastic balance between mellow and pop.
2. “Spring Day” – BTS
This song was popular both in Korea and internationally, with people loving the mix of genres. The song combined pop, rap, world and even had backing vocals from singer-songwriter Arlissa. To this day, “Spring Day” continues to stand solid in the charts.
1. “DNA” – BTS
“DNA” was released during BTS‘s rise in the Western market, which can be seen with its mostly pop sound, bright colors, and intense choreography. This song was such a hit, and the boys even performed it at the 2017 American Music Awards, The Late Late Show with James Corden, and Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve!