The Artists With the Most Wins on "Music Bank"

The Artists With the Most Wins on "Music Bank"

Since first going to air back in June, 1998, KBS' "Music Bank" has aired 1,111 episodes, with thousands of groups performing tens of thousands of performances.

Here's a quick recap of how their current (new) scoring system works:

  • Digital music charts - 65%
  • Album sales - 5%
  • Number of times broadcast on KBS TV only - 20%
  • Viewers choice charts - 10%
  • Social media charts - 5%

Unlike with other music shows, which have maximum scores of 10,000 or 11,000 points, "Music Bank" has a maximum possible score of 200,000 points, leading to some interestingly large scores over the years.

Today, we take a look at the highest-scoring performances on "Music Bank" of all time. But, unlike with the other music shows, only four songs fill these slots.

=10th: TVXQ (22 wins)

=10th: BoA (22 wins)

=8th: IU (24 wins)

=8th: Shinhwa (24 wins)

=6th: Super Junior (25 wins)

=6th: Psy (25 wins)

5th: BIGBANG (27 wins)

4th: TWICE (28 wins)

3rd: EXO (34 wins)

2nd: Girls' Generation (42 wins)

1st: BTS (47 wins)

What do you think of the ten highest-scoring performances on KBS' "Music Bank"? Let us know by commenting on our socials @KpopWise.

Ford Carter

Ford Carter is an online blogger studying journalism who's hundreds of articles across half a dozen fansites from the music and television industries have now been read more than 300,000 times. An avid fan of EXO since 2014, and a more in-depth multi-stan since 2019, Ford is a lover of international music and media from across Eurasia. Trot music holds a special place in his heart, as its sound is a perfect blend of kpop and Eastern European funk, two of his favourite genres. From his home in regional Australia, you'll often find him binging kdramas or rewatching old editions of the Eurovision Song Contest.

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