K-Pop has another big year on the Billboard charts. Artists like 2NE1 and G-Dragon continued to make an impact on music fans from all over the world. South Korean musicians
proved that the genre is here to stay. As a look back at the 2013’s biggest K-pop hits, our friends at Billboard compiled a list of their best 20 tracks of the year. Read on below.
From Billboard Korea’s offices in Gangnam to the East and West coasts, check out the songs that the Billboard and Billboard Korea staff were blasting all year from K-pop veterans to the top boy and girl groups.
Following last year’s inaugural ranking of Billboard’s 20 Best K-Pop Songs of the year, the Billboard and Billboard Korea staff once again scoured the K-Pop Hot 100 and beyond to find the best songs to represent popular music hailing from South Korea. With bounds of fantastic singles released this year, the following is the 20 we feel break language barriers, push conventional music boundaries and highlight the fantastic range of music the K-pop scene produced in 2013