These Are The 37 K-Pop Artists Who Have Had The Most Number-One Hits On The K-Pop Hot 100 Chart

The #1 artist might surprise you!

The K-Pop Hot 100 chart is a music singles chart based in South Korea that ranks the popularity of songs in the K-pop industry based on digital sales and downloads.  It launched in August of 2011 in conjunction with Billboard and Billboard Korea, to serve a similar sort of role as the U.S.-based music company in South Korea. SISTAR‘s “So Cool” was the very first song to reach number one on the list!

These are the K-Pop artists who have had the most songs reach the #1 spot on the K-Pop Hot 100 chart over the years, all of which have at least 2 or more songs with this title. And the artist with the most (spoilers, 12 songs) might not be who you expect! Check them out below.

Tied for 6th with 2 songs each:

Girls’ Generation

Songs charted:

“The Boys”
“I Got a Boy”

Lee Seunggi

Songs charted:

“Time for Love”
“Return”

T-ara

Songs charted:

“Cry Cry”
“Lovey-Dovey”

Wonder Girls

Songs charted:

“Be My Baby”
“Like This”

PSY

Songs charted:

“Gangnam Style”
“Gentleman”

BIGBANG

Songs charted:

“Blue”
“Monster”

Ailee

Songs charted:

“Shower of Tears” (ft. Bae Chigi)
“U & I”

Roy Kim

Songs charted:

“After Turning into Dust” (ft. Jung Joon-Young)
“Bom Bom Bom”

Huh Gak

Songs charted:

“Hello”
“I Need You”

MAMAMOO

Songs charted:

“Yes I Am”
“Starry Night”

Naul

Songs charted:

“Memory of the Wind”
“Emptiness in Memory”

Bolbbalgan4

Songs charted:

“Some”
“Travel”

Hwasa

Songs charted:

“Don’t Give It to Me” (with Loco)
“Twit”

SEVENTEEN

Songs charted:

“Don’t Wanna Cry”
“Home”

MC the Max

Songs charted:

“Wind That Blows”
“After You’ve Gone”

Loco

Songs charted:

“We Are”
“Don’t Give It to Me” (with Hwasa)

Taeyeon

Songs charted:

“And One”
“Four Seasons”

Crush

Songs charted:

“Some Occasional Showers” (ft. Gary)
“Lovedrunk” (with Epik High)

Red Velvet

Songs charted:

“Power Up”
“Umpah Umpah”

Gummy

Songs charted:

“Snow Flower”
“Remember Me”

Ben

Songs charted:

“180 Degree”
“Thank You for Goodbye”

Akdong Musician

Songs charted:

“200%”
“How Can I Love the Heartbreak, You’re the One I Love”

Zico

Songs charted:

“SoulMate” (with IU)
“Any Song”

Sunmi

Songs charted:

“Siren”
“Lalalay”

Tied for 5th with 3 songs each:

Lee Hi

Songs charted:

“It’s Cold” (with Epik High)
“1, 2, 3, 4”
“Rose”

Hyolyn

Songs charted:

“Crazy For You”
“One Way Love”
“Goodbye”

Wanna One

Songs charted:

“Beautiful”
“Boomerang”
“Spring Breeze”

Davichi

Songs charted:

“Don’t Say Goodbye”
“Missing You Today”
“The Letter”

Epik High

Songs charted:

“It’s Cold” (ft. Lee Hi)
“Love Story” (ft. IU)
“Lovedrunk” (ft. Crush)

Yoon Jongshin

Songs charted:

“You, Clouds, Rain” (ft. Heize)
“Like It”
“Yes” (ft. Minseo)

Tied for 4th with 4 songs each:

SISTAR

Songs charted:

“So Cool”
“Alone”
“Loving U”
“Give It to Me”

Busker Busker

Songs charted:

“Tokyo Girl”
“Cherry Blossom Ending”
“If You Really Love Me”
“Love, At First”

K.Will

Songs charted:

“Please Don’t”
“Love Blossom”
“You Don’t Know Love”
“Like a Star”

Tied for 3rd with 5 songs each:

EXO

Songs charted:

“Ko Ko Bop”
“Power”
“Universe”
“Tempo”
“Love Shot”

BTS

Songs charted:

“DNA”
“Fake Love”
“Idol”
“Boy with Luv” (ft. Halsey)
“ON”

2nd with 6 songs:

TWICE

Songs charted:

“Signal”
“Likey”
“Heart Shaker”
“What Is Love?”
“Dance the Night Away”
“Feel Special”

1st with 12 songs:

IU

Songs charted:

“You and I”
“Every End of the Day”
“The Red Shoes”
“Friday”
“Not Spring, Love or Cherry Blossoms” (ft. High4)
“My Old Story”
“Love Story” (ft. Epik High)
“SoulMate” (ft. Zico)
“Bbibbi”
“Love Poem”
“Blueming”
“eight” (ft. Suga)

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