These are the Top 10 most popular boy groups in Korea for the month of April based on brand rankings.
NCT released their album NCT 2018 last month and each of the group’s units have been promoting. Ten also was given the honor of releasing the final SM Station 2 track, “New Heroes”.
The BTOB members have been promoting individually recently, with Eunkwang singing an OST for Mystery Queen 2, Ilhoon featuring on Samuel‘s comeback title track, and Sungjae as part of the cast of All The Butlers.
SEVENTEEN debuted their first subunit BooSeokSoon, consisting of Hoshi, DK, and Seungkwan. They also announced they will make their official Japanese debut on May 30.
WINNER just released their 2nd full album EVERYD4Y on April 4 and have shot to the top of the music charts. They will also cap off their 2018 Japan Tour on April 28 in Tokyo.
TVXQ made their first comeback since enlisting in the military, on March 28, and have also been very active on television, appearing on I Live Alone, Life’s Bar, and Different Class.
Months after topping charts with “Love Scenario”, iKON is still right near the top. They also released their follow up single “Rubber Band” and teased that something big will happen in June.
EXO’s sub-unit EXO-CBX will be making their comeback on April 10 with their 2nd mini-album Blooming Day. EXO also just finished a successful performance with the rest of SM Entertainment‘s artists at SMTOWN Dubai.
Taeyang and Daesung may have enlisted back to back days, but BIGBANG is still a hot topic, thanks to Seungri. Seungri has been juggling his restaurants and club with television promotions, appearing on Radio Star and I Live Alone.
BTS hasn’t made a Korean comeback in 7 months but their influence is still far and wide. They have been involved in movements such as the #DreamStillLives campaign and their 3rd Japanese full album Face Yourself topped the Oricon chart.
1. Wanna One
Currently the hottest boy group in Korea, Wanna One made their comeback with their 2nd mini-album 0+1=1 (I Promise You), which recorded over 700,000 pre-orders. They also recently announced dates and locations for their first world tour, which will visit 13 cities for a total of 18 concerts.