The 11 K-Pop Artists With The Shortest Period Between Their Debut And First Music Show Win

Three groups didn’t even need to wait a week!

While some K-Pop artists wait for years to receive their first music show win — or, sadly, never receive one at all — there have been some who won their first award just days after they debuted! It’s not extremely common, but there are seven groups who earned their first award within the first week of their debut. Here’s a look at the 11 K-Pop artists with the shortest period of time between their debut and first music show win!

11. LE SSERAFIM

LE SSERAFIM debuted on May 2, 2022, and won their first music show win with “Eleven” on Music Bank just 8 days later on May 10! They currently have 4 music show wins.

10. BTOB 4U

BTOB 4U debuted on November 16, 2020, and won their first music show win with “Show Your Love” on The Show just 8 days later on November 24! They currently have 1 music show win.

9. TXT

TXT debuted on March 4, 2019, and won their first music show win with “Crown” on The Show just 8 days later on March 12! They currently have 14 music show wins.

8. HIGHLIGHT

HIGHLIGHT debuted on March 20, 2017, and won their first music show win with “Plz Don’t Be Sad” on The Show just 8 days later on March 28! They currently have 13 music show wins.

7. WSG Wannabe

WSG Wannabe debuted on July 16, 2022, and won their first music show win with “At That Moment” on Show! Music Core just 7 days later on July 23! They currently have 2 music show wins.

6. VIVIZ

VIVIZ debuted on February 9, 2022, and won their first music show win with “BOP BOP!” on Show Champion just 7 days later on February 16! They currently have 2 music show wins.

5. IVE

IVE debuted on December 1, 2021, and won their first music show win with “Eleven” on Show Champion just 7 days later on December 8! They currently have 34 music show wins.

4. CIX

CIX debuted on July 23, 2019, and won their first music show win with “Movie Star” on The Show just 7 days later on July 30! They currently have 1 music show win.

3. SSAK3

SSAK3 debuted on July 25, 2020, and won their first music show win with “Beach Again” on M Countdown just 5 days later on July 30! They currently have 3 music show wins.

2. X1

X1 debuted on August 27, 2019, and won their first music show win with “Flash” on The Show just 5 days later on September 1! They currently have 11 music show wins.

1. WINNER

WINNER debuted on August 17, 2014, and won their first music show win with “Empty” on M Countdown just 4 days later on August 21! They currently have 23 music show wins.