The Top 10 Most Streamed K-Pop Songs on Spotify In 2018

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As 2018 comes to a close, we take a look at which K-pop songs were the most streamed on the music streaming service Spotify in 2018.

#10 – Anpanman (BTS)

Kicking off the top 10 is “Anpanman” by BTS from Love Yourself: Tear. The bubbly and vibrant track received a lot of praise when it came out and spotify users clearly agreed as it was streamed over 53+ million times in just 7 months.

#9 – Love Scenario (iKON)

#9 is the Daesang winning “Love Scenario” by iKON. This song about love is a perfect fit for iKON which makes sense as it was written by their very own B.I. It was streamed 56+ million times since it’s release in January.

#8 – Bad Boy (Red Velvet)

The first single released by the girl group this year finds itself at #8 on the list. Red Velvet’s seductive track was streamed over 56.9+ million times this year.

#7 – Airplane Pt.2 (BTS)

Another B-side from Love Yourself: Tear. This song was streamed from Tokyo to Italy making it #7 by earning over 58+ million streams overall.

#6 – The Truth Untold (BTS)

BTS and Love Yourself: Tear continue their domination of this list. This time with “The Truth Untold”, a haunting ballad sung by the vocal line of the group. It had 60.3+ million streams in 2018 which gives it the #6 spot.

#5 – Idol (BTS feat. Nicki Minaj).

And so the BTS trend continues. Their version of “Idol” featuring Nicki Minaj managed to amass 60.9+ million streams in just a few months, earning this version the halfway mark of #5 on the list.

#4 – Idol (BTS)

The version of “Idol” without Nicki managed to edge out the version with her narrowly, having been streamed 61+ million times since its release in August giving it the spot of #4 on this list.

#3 – BBoom BBoom (MOMOLAND)

At #3, we have the viral hit from MOMOLAND which catapulted them out of “nugu” status. Since “BBoom BBoom” exploded in January it has been streamed 70+ million times on Spotify.

#2 – Ddu-Du Ddu-Du (BLACKPINK)

BLACKPINK’s long awaited release was an instant hit around the world. It racked up an impressive 111+ million streams since it’s release in the Summer to give it the runner up spot on this list.

#1 – Fake Love (BTS)

BTS return to top the list. Their single off the album Love Yourself: Tear is now the most streamed Korean song on Spotify of all time. With 183+ million streams it is by far the most streamed K-pop song on Spotify this year.

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