The Top 10 K-Pop Boy Groups By Music Show Wins

The Top 10 K-Pop Boy Groups By Music Show Wins

Today, we take a look at who the most popular boy groups in the South Korean music industry are over time, based on the number of wins they have from South Korean weekly music shows.


#10 - INFINITE (44 wins)


Currently on hiatus, INFINITE was originally a seven member boy group formed by Woollim Entertainment consisting of Sungkyu, Dongwoo, Woohyun, Sungyeol, L, Sungjong, and Hoya.

Debuting on 9 June, 2010, it took INFINITE 487 days to get their first win.

With a total of 44 music show wins, INFINITE is the tenth most successful K-pop boy group in the list. Here is a list of their music show winning songs, from most to least wins:

  • "The Chaser" - 8 wins
  • "Man in Love" - 7 wins
  • "Bad" - 6 wins
  • "Last Romeo" - 6 wins
  • "Tell Me" - 5 wins
  • "Destiny" - 4 wins
  • "The Eye" - 3 wins
  • "Paradise" - 2 wins
  • "Be Mine" - 2 wins
  • "Back" - 1 win


#09 - TVXQ (45 wins)


Currently an active duo, TVXQ was originally a five member boy group formed by SM Entertainment consisting of Hero Jaejoong, Max Changmin, Micky Yoochun, U-Know Yunho, and Xiah Junsu.

Debuting on 26 December, 2003, it took TVXQ 93 days to get their first win.

With a total of 45 music show wins, TVXQ is the ninth most successful K-pop boy group in the list. Here is a list of their music show winning songs, from most to least wins:

  • "Mirotic" - 8 wins
  • "Something" - 7 wins
  • "Keep your head down" - 7 wins
  • "O" - 5 wins
  • "Rising Sun" - 4 wins
  • "Believe" - 4 wins
  • "The Way U Are" - 4 wins
  • "Before U Go" - 2 wins
  • "Hug" - 2 wins
  • "Balloons" - 1 win
  • "Tri-Angle" - 1 win


#08 - SEVENTEEN (46 wins)


Currently an active boy group, SEVENTEEN is a thirteen member boy group formed by Pledis Entertainment consisting of S.Coups, Jeonghan, Joshua, Jun, Hoshi, Wonwoo, Woozi, DK, Mingyu, The8, Seungkwan, Vernon, and Dino.

Debuting on 26 May, 2015, it took SEVENTEEN 344 days to get their first win.

With a total of 46 music show wins, SEVENTEEN is the eighth most successful K-pop boy group in the list. Here is a list of their music show winning songs, from most to least wins:

  • "Home" - 11 wins
  • "Don't wanna cry" - 6 wins
  • "Rock with You" - 4 wins
  • "Ready to Love" - 4 wins
  • "Left & Right" - 4 wins
  • "HOME;RUN" - 3 wins
  • "Oh My!" - 3 wins
  • "Boom Boom" - 3 wins
  • "Fear" - 2 wins
  • "Thanks" - 2 wins
  • "Clap" - 2 wins
  • "Pretty U" - 2 wins


#07 - B2ST (BEAST) (48 wins)


Currently disbanded boy group, B2ST (BEAST) was a six member boy group formed by Cube Entertainment consisting of Dujun, Yoseob, Junhyung, Gikwang, Hyunseung, and Dongwoon.

Debuting on 16 April, 2009, it took B2ST (BEAST) 343 days to get their first win.

With a total of 48 music show wins, B2ST (BEAST) is the seventh most successful K-pop boy group in the list. Here is a list of their music show winning songs, from most to least wins:

  • "Good Luck" - 10 wins
  • "12:30" - 8 wins
  • "Fiction" - 7 wins
  • "Beautiful Night" - 5 wins
  • "YeY" - 4 wins
  • "Shadow" - 3 wins
  • "Ribbon" - 2 wins
  • "Gotta go to work" - 2 wins
  • "Breath" - 2 wins
  • "No More" - 1 win
  • "Will you be okay?" - 1 win
  • "On Rainy Days" - 1 win
  • "Beautiful" - 1 win
  • "Shock" - 1 win


#06 - Wanna One (49 wins)


Currently disbanded boy group, Wanna One was an eleven member boy group formed by Swing Entertainment through Mnet's reality show "Produce 101 Season 2" consisting of Jisung, Sungwoon, Minhyun, Seongwu, Jaehwan, Kang Daniel, Jihoon, Woojin, Jinyoung, Daehwi, and Kuanlin.

Debuting on 7 August, 2017, it took Wanna One 9 days to get their first win.

With a total of 49 music show wins, Wanna One is the sixth most successful K-pop boy group in the list. Here is a list of their music show winning songs, from most to least wins:

  • "Energetic" - 15 wins
  • "Boomerang" - 10 wins
  • "Beautiful" - 8 wins
  • "Spring Breeze" - 7 wins
  • "Light" - 7 wins
  • "I Promise You (I.P.U.)" - 2 wins


#05 - SUPER JUNIOR (59 wins)



Currently an active boy group, SUPER JUNIOR is an eleven member boy group that has had fifteen members throughout it's time, formed by SM Entertainment consisting of Leeteuk, Heechul, Yesung, Shindong, Sungmin, Eunhyuk, Siwon, Zhoumi, Donghae, Ryeowook, Kyuhyun, Hangeng, Kangin, Kibum, and Henry.

Debuting on 6 November, 2005, it took SUPER JUNIOR 231 days to get their first win.

With a total of 59 music show wins, SUPER JUNIOR is the fifth most successful K-pop boy group in the list. Here is a list of their music show winning songs, from most to least wins:

  • "Mr Simple" - 11 wins
  • "Sorry, Sorry" - 11 wins
  • "Mamacita" - 9 wins
  • "Sexy, Free & Single" - 8 wins
  • "Bonamana" - 6 wins
  • "U" - 5 wins
  • "SUPER Clap" - 2 wins
  • "No others" - 2 wins
  • "Don't Don" - 2 wins
  • "Dancing out" - 2 wins
  • "Its you" - 1 win


#04 - SHINee (64 wins)


Currently an active boy group, SHINee is a five member boy group formed by SM Entertainment consisting of Onew, Key, Minho, Taemin, and Jonghyun (who unfortunately passed away).

Debuting on 25 May, 2008, it took SHINee 116 days to get their first win.

With a total of 64 music show wins, SHINee is the fourth most successful K-pop boy group in the list. Here is a list of their music show winning songs, from most to least wins:

  • "Dream Girl" - 10 wins
  • "Views" - 9 wins
  • "Sherlock" - 8 wins
  • "Don't Call Me" - 6 wins
  • "Ring Ding Dong" - 6 wins
  • "Everybody" - 5 wins
  • "1 of 1" - 4 wins
  • "Lucifer" - 4 wins
  • "Juliette" - 4 wins
  • "Married to the Music" - 2 wins
  • "Hello" - 2 wins
  • "Love Like Oxygen" - 2 wins
  • "I Want You" - 1 win
  • "Good Evening" - 1 win


#03 - BIGBANG (89 wins)


Currently on hiatus, BIGBANG is a five member boy group formed by YG Entertainment consisting of T.O.P, Taeyang, G-Dragon, Daesung, and former member Seungri.

Debuting on 19 August, 2006, it took BIGBANG 384 days to get their first win.

With a total of 89 music show wins, BIGBANG is the third most successful K-pop boy group in the list. Here is a list of their music show winning songs, from most to least wins:

  • "Day by Day" - 13 wins
  • "Loser" - 11 wins
  • "Fxxk It" - 9 wins
  • "Tonight" - 9 wins
  • "Last Farewell" - 8 wins
  • "Sunset Glow" - 7 wins
  • "Blue" - 6 wins
  • "Lies" - 6 wins
  • "Let's not fall in love" - 5 wins
  • "Love Song" - 5 wins
  • "Bang Bang Bang" - 4 wins
  • "Sober" - 3 wins
  • "Fantastic Baby" - 2 wins
  • "Last Dance" - 1 win


#02 - EXO (117 wins)


Currently an active boy group, EXO is a twelve member boy group formed by SM Entertainment consisting of Xiumin, Suho, Lay, Baekhyun, Chen, Chanyeol, D.O., Kai, Sehun, and former members Kris Wu, Luhan, and Z. Tao.

Debuting on 8 April, 2012, it took EXO 432 days to get their first win.

With a total of 117 music show wins, EXO is the second most successful K-pop boy group in the list. Here is a list of their music show winning songs, from most to least wins:

  • "Call Me Baby" - 18 wins
  • "Growl" - 14 wins
  • "Ko Ko Bop" - 11 wins
  • "Love Me Right" - 10 wins
  • "Overdose" - 10 wins
  • "Monster" - 9 wins
  • "Miracles in December" - 9 wins
  • "Lotto" - 7 wins
  • "Obsession" - 5 wins
  • "Power" - 5 wins
  • "Wolf" - 4 wins
  • "Tempo" - 3 wins
  • "Love Shot" - 3 wins
  • "Universe" - 3 wins
  • "Sing for you" - 3 wins
  • "Don't Fight The Feeling" - 1 win
  • "For Life" - 1 win
  • "December, 2014" - 1 win


#01 - BTS (152 wins)


Currently an active boy group, BTS is a seven member boy group formed by Big Hit Entertainment consisting of Jin, Suga, J-Hope, RM, Himin, V, and Jungkook.

Debuting on 13 June, 2013, it took BTS 691 days to get their first win.

With a total of 152 music show wins, BTS is the most successful K-pop boy group in the list. Here is a list of their music show winning songs, from most to least wins:

  • "Dynamite" - 30 wins
  • "Boy With Luv" - 21 wins
  • "ON" - 16 wins
  • "Butter" - 13 wins
  • "Fake Love" - 12 wins
  • "DNA" - 10 wins
  • "Life Goes On" - 9 wins
  • "Permission To Dance" - 8 wins
  • "IDOL" - 8 wins
  • "Blood Sweat & Tears" - 6 wins
  • "Run" - 5 wins
  • "I Need U" - 5 wins
  • "Spring Day" - 4 wins
  • "Fire" - 3 wins

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