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Top 10: Most Popular Korean Boy Groups 2015

Updated on November 3, 2016

The world cannot deny the fact the Korean entertainment has now dominated the international spotlight. We can see how it drastically gone into its peak and is continuously sparkling and shining with the most popular groups. The creation of idol groups are dramatically popular in Asia as young Korean boys and girls who has the extraordinary talent and passion for singing and dancing unite and form in groups... which is, in fact, a wonderful sight to see.

Members of K-pop groups had undergone several years of training to achieve perfection in their music, dance, and actions. They are all dedicated, hardworking, and passionate people whose hearts are set for the audience. All the groups are amazing and unique in their own ways, and it's really hard to choose who's the best among them, but in the eyes of the fans, they can never be the same. For the fans, one group is better, cooler, and hotter than the other. In fact, they have already created their 'Biases'. Fans all over the world had already created their own judgment and criteria, and now, to see what the fans' favors are, let's find out who's in at the list of Top 10's most popular Korean boy group in early 2015.

10. WINNER

"위너" - Winner's incredible talent brings them into all achievements they already have now. Going back, the boys were the successful finalists, chosen by the public thru voting in a reality-survival show called "Who is Next: WIN" as "Team A" until they gained the opportunity to be a group called "WINNER" under YG Entertainment. They are the first YG boy group after 8 years, where Big Bang was formed. Today, the group has five members, namely: Kang Seung-yoon, Song Min-ho, Kim Jinwoo, Nam Taehyun, and Lee Seunghoon. They made their Korean debut on August 15, 2014 at YG Family Concert, and on September 10, they made their debut in Japan. Their debut is considered one of the best K-pop debuts of 2014. Thumbs up to them!

9. VIXX

"빅스" - Voice, Visual, Value in Excelsis, also known as "VIXX" is another popular K-pop boy group, the sixth boy band signed under Jellyfish Entertainment. They gained popularity in 2013, a year after their debut. All the members of the group were participants of a reality show called "MyDOL", and the name "VIXX" was chosen by viewer votes. Today, there are six members of the group, namely: N, Leo, Ken, Ravi, Hongbin, and Hyuk. They made their debut on May 24, 2012 with their first album, "Super Hero" launched on M! Countdown. They also made their international performance in Otakon Convention in Baltimore, Maryland on July 27, 2012. Today, they have released several albums, and received 21 awards from South Korea and other International events.

8. Super Junior

"슈퍼주니어" - Super Junior is another popular boy band founded in 2005 under S.M Entertainment. They are known internationally for their outstanding performances and their breakthrough album "Sorry Sorry". They also won many awards such as the Golden Disk Award, MTV Asia Awards, and the MTV Europe Music Award. Super Junior originally debuted with twelve members, with Leeteuk as the leader, and Heechul, Hankyung, Yesung, Kangin, Shindong, Sungmin, Eunhyuk, Donghae, Siwon, Ryeowook and Kibum as members. Another passionate member, Kyuhyun, joined the group in 2006. They are popular worldwide for their music and hit songs, and they are also being invited to shows as hosts and guests.

7. Shinee

"샤이니" - Also known as SHINee, is an awesome boy group formed under S.M. Entertainment in 2008. The group consists of Onew, Jonghyun, Key, Minho, and Taemin, who started their career in entertainment as boys, and now performing on stage as talented men. They have six full-length albums, (of which three are in Japanese language), five mini-albums, three live albums and various Japanese singles. They made their Japanese debut on June 22, 2011 with their Japanese version of the single "Replay". The group is also well-known for having a good sense of fashion, therefore having the fashion icon called, "Shinee Trend".

6. Got7

"갓세븐" - Got7's hip hop style makes their group incredibly amazing. Formed in 2014 under JYP entertainment, the group was formed having multinational members from South Korea, America, HongKong, and Thailand. Today, Got7 has seven members, with JB as its leader, and Mark, Jr., Jackson, Youngjae, Bambam, and Yugyeom as members.They made their debut with their hit performance on M! Countdown with their single "Girls Girls Girls". They released their first full album entitled "Identify" on November 2014. They continue to become popular with their hit songs that are totally in today's trend.

5. BEAST

"비스트" - BEAST or B2ST, is another popular K-pop group formed in 2009 by Cube Entertainment. Today, the group has six members, namely Yoon Doo-joon, Jang Hyun-seung, Yong Jun-hyung, Yang Yo-seob, Lee Gi-kwang, and Son Dong-woon. Their incredible talent in singing and dancing brought them to the top list of most popular K-pop groups this year, and to this very day, they have numerous supporters from around the world. Beast has also won a few big awards including the Bunsang Award in 2011 and 20012 consecutively as well as the Melon Music Award. They have also released two full-length albums and seven mini albums.

4. Infinite

"인피니트" - Created by Woollim Entertainment in 2010, Infinite band continues to be at the top rank of the most popular K-pop group since their debut. They became more famous in 2013 with its hit album "The Challenge" , with over 160,000 copies of that mini album sold, and dubbed as the best selling album in that year. The group comprises seven members: L, Hoya, Sungkyu, Sungyeol, Woohyun, Dongwoo, and Sungjong. Their amazing achievement in the entertainment world brought them into the peak of their success, and in 2014, another successful album was released, entitled "Season 2".

3. Exo

"엑소" - Whether you're inside South Korea or not, locally or internationally, Exo is a popular band that you'd probably hear anywhere. Dubbed as 2014's most popular K-pop boy group, the continue to compete with the title of being the most popular band of 2015. Members of this band are combined from China and South Korea, and was created in 2011 under S.M Entertainment. Their superior talent in singing and dancing made their huge success for only a short period of time. They already received several awards including Godlen Disk Award and Mnet Asian Award. Members of the EXO-K are: Suho, Baekhyun, Chanyeol, D.O., Kai, and Sehun, while EXO-M members are Xiumin, Luhan, Kris, Lay, Chen, and Tao.

2. B.A.P

"비에이피" -B.A.P, an acronym for Best, Absolute, Perfect, is a new hip hop band with six members formed under TS Entertainment. Their unique music makes them critically hit among young fans and audiences. They made their debut in 2012 with the song "Warrior", and a year later, made their debut in Japan which brings them to a higher level of success in the following years. The members of this amazing band are, Yong Guk, Him Chan, Dae Hyun, Young Jae, Jong Up, and Zelo. They are dubbed by MTV Korea as the "Versatile Group" because of their strong charisma on their performances. Fans are looking forward for more amazing songs to be made by this group.

1. BTS

"방탄소년단" -BTS, or the Bangtan Boys, is a newly formed boy group, created in 2013, and probably the hottest and freshest boy group to this year. In just a short period of time, in their career, they already made breakthrough hits, following their debut on June 2013 with the song "No More Dream". They have also won several awards, including the "New Artist of the Year" awards, including those at the 2013 MelOn Music Awards and Golden Disk Awards, and the 2014 Seoul Music Awards. The members of the group are V, Suga, Jin, Jung Kook, Rap Monster, Jimin, and J-hope, who are very talented in singing and dancing. Obviously, fans around the world can't simply wait to their next performances and more songs to come in the future!

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      Jeniferrr 5 months ago

      Big Bang was #1 in 2015 that's for sure

      Bts wasn't even that popular in 2015 but ok I guess ;-;

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      Bts fan 7 months ago

      BTS is the best of them all. Go ARMY's vote for BTS

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      kaehyun 8 months ago

      BANGTAN SONYEONDAN is the best!

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      kate 11 months ago

      Bts group IS THE BEST

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      Khushi 11 months ago

      Only bts

      Bts is the king band I love bts so so so much

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      xnyi234j 13 months ago

      GO EXO-L'S VOTE FOR OUR IDOLS!!

      FIGHTING!!

      BTS AND EXO

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      Sehun 13 months ago

      i dont that bts is the most popular hows that happen only 3 of the are handsome

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      jessa 15 months ago

      what??!!.. i thought Big Bang is the number one ...

      i like BigBang the most!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      Rosa 16 months ago

      Why bts is number one ?where is Big bang?

      b.a.p is number two !

      go exo go...!

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      Gail 17 months ago

      Where is THE GREAT BIGBANG//!!!???

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      Gail 17 months ago

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      jovie 18 months ago

      go ....go.. SHINEE !!!

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      Avy 18 months ago

      EXooooo!!!!!!!! No.1 foreVrrrrrr!!!!!!!

      GOttttt ittttttt!!!!!!!!

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      Rhin 19 months ago

      BIGBANG..

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      Weirdo 19 months ago

      This such a bad article. Where is Big Bang? BTS number one? EXO is supposed to be a the first place!

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      jungkook 20 months ago

      bts

      jungkook

      taehyung

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      kookie 20 months ago

      GO!GO!GO! FIGHT!FIGHT!FIGHT! BANGTAN BOYS....AJA

      THE BTS IS THE BEST

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      pres 20 months ago

      This is not correct. What is your bases ? FT Island is cool and awesome band

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      prems 20 months ago

      FT Island is awesome what rank it is.

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      caca 20 months ago

      I do not know what it is based. I think the exo is the most popular. Their popularity can not be doubted.

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      Thehun 20 months ago

      I was expecting Bigbang, because, you know, we all know that they are incredibly great but yeah, Bigbang's not included. By the way, I'm an EXO-L

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      Ls dragon 20 months ago

      I think this writer is nuts...i mean like duh where da hell is BIG BANG dey should be on da top and BTS on da second. #freak

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      Park Zena 20 months ago

      BTS!!!!!!!!BTS!!!!!!!FIGHTING!!!!!!!

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      Zhan " Ren" Xing 21 months ago

      Go Exo!!"

      #Exotic

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      Zhan " Ren" Xing 21 months ago

      Go Exo!!"

      #Exotic

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      MARK 21 months ago

      GO GO GOT 7

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      Jermidah 21 months ago

      I dont agree! Really. .

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      Chimchim 22 months ago

      lol i fangirled so hard when i saw BTS was 1st!! FIGHTINGGG~

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      chimney bench ruiz 22 months ago

      BTS !! gogo..

      #loyal army

      B.T.S

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      *-* 22 months ago

      Seriously? Where's bigbang?? -.-

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      remzelfundal 22 months ago

      go bts fighting

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      makayla 23 months ago

      go go BTS!!!!! fighting!

      BTS!BTS!BTS!BTS!BTS!

      but where is big bang!?

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      vbibp 23 months ago

      where's Big Bang??? I mean I like BTS, but WHERE IS BIG BANG!!!

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      eysha_93kg@mail.ru 23 months ago

      Infinite is the best kpop group indeed. they are so multitalented that none can be like they are. INFINITE BEST OF THE BEST GOGOGOGOGOOGOGOGO =3 =3 =3

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      sarah 23 months ago

      BTS and GOT7 fighting

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      Gabby Lidres 23 months ago

      This is so TRUE

      Proud to be a BTS fan !!!!

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      E X O 23 months ago

      EXOOOOOOOOO

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      엘리스 23 months ago

      파이팅 방타소년단

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      Mariel Macarampat 23 months ago

      Go BTS!

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      jane 23 months ago

      go BTS ..

      #BTSFIGHTING..

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      Doodoeladiee Kitten Chuu 24 months ago

      Uwaahh! after years of scrolling down, reading the articles, I was really shocked to see that BANGTAN BOYS were top 1! Oh yeah! BTS Saranghae (heart)

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      Irene 24 months ago

      Where the hell is bigbang.. lol

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      Lillian 2 years ago

      Yay! BTS got first! I'm so happy! But I feel like EXO should be in second place. Oh! And like the rest of the comments... Where's BigBang?

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      Deliana 2 years ago

      I wish Bts is always in top 10 and be a number 1

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      Kay 2 years ago

      Bts

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      pamu 2 years ago

      Lovely cn blue. They are the best. Where are they? We love yong hwa,min hyuk,jung shin and jong hyun........ don't worry cnblue we know that you are the best.

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      Jeannn 2 years ago

      where's bigbang????? they're my Top 1 best kpop boy group of all time

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      VMINKOOKGA 2 years ago

      YEAH!!!go BTS they deseved it for working hard and please stop hating you don't know what they're going through right now though just to be on top..you just need to realize though....

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      Veju 2 years ago

      Infinite fighting!!!!!

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      Jongkook 2 years ago

      Love BYS❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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      Kim Taehyung V 2 years ago

      BTS

      BTS

      BTS

      BTS!!!!!!!!!!!

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      BubbleGumsSUGA♥ 2 years ago

      MIN YOON GIIIII GOOO HUBBBYYYYYY ♥

      BTS BTS BTS JUNGKOOK-AHHHHHH !!!JIMIN-AHHHH !!!

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      FabPinkyKee 2 years ago

      BTS !!BTS !!!I HEART SEOKJIN !!!

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      BTSLOVER♥ 2 years ago

      BTS FOR THE WINNNNNNN !!!!

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      Aina Kookie 2 years ago

      At last, i can see BTS number 1, thank you very much. FIGHTING BANGTAN BOYS, 방탄소년난. 전정국사랑해. 호이팅

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      Kim hyungly 2 years ago

      My alien...

      Kim tae hyung.....

      GO GO BTS.

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      angel jungkook lover 2 years ago

      go BTS army's are here

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      muna 2 years ago

      bigbang

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      imfinethankyou 2 years ago

      what? BTS? hahaha I agree

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      Ashley 2 years ago

      Go exo ! Fighting ..

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      ArmyNewbee 2 years ago

      Hands down BTS deserves the top spot, I have been into k-pop for a long time now but never considered checking them out, and after I did...I'm stuck their performance, lyrics, voices...EVERYTHING!! Seriously proud to see how much work they put into everything they do and I wish them all the more success. #army

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      Ayu Anggeaeni 2 years ago

      OMg. Oppa ☺

      Fighting..

      #BTS

      #BTS

      #BTS

      #BTS

      #BTS

      #BTS

      #BTS

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      Rizka aryanti park 2 years ago

      BTS I WILL ALWAYS SUPPORT YOU! FOREBER~ I LOVE YOU BTS MORE

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      Roromato 2 years ago

      LOL, Bigbang has received many awards for many many years. Ofc, this voting is nothing. Why are you guys so exxaggerate? Let BTS winning the voting. Its making sense bcs they're so popular & young (and the army too)

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      suzi 2 years ago

      BANGTAN BOYS GO GO GO....!!!! A.R.M.Y FIGHTING !!!!

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      Pororo 2 years ago

      Bangtan bangtan, bang bang taaaaannn

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      Pororo 2 years ago

      Bangtan bangtan, bang bang taaaan!

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      Jo Seok Thin 2 years ago

      BTS!!!!! GO GO GO GO GO BANGTAN!!!!!!!

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      Halioua 2 years ago

      go bts

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      Yawn 2 years ago

      Is this a joke

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      kikio 2 years ago

      BTS the most popular this year !!!

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      yu qing 2 years ago

      BTS fighting

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      supreya 2 years ago

      got 7 fighting

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      Tasnim 2 years ago

      Jin oppa jungkook maknae bangtan boys fighthing

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      Jella 2 years ago

      B.A.P is the best song writer, best vocalist, dance, and everything. Yea baby's here will support them no matter what

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      Maria 2 years ago

      BTS is the best !!!!...they're full of talents they've got everything in the entertainment world and yet they're all remain humble as ever...

      BTS you deserved to be Number 1....

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      multitalent 2 years ago

      I think big three are BTS, Big Bang, and BAP.. triple B are the Best !!!

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      YaNiSe 2 years ago

      BAP #JusticeForBAP #ForeverBaby

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      ho-goo 2 years ago

      bts fighting ....^^

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      Luz 2 years ago

      Super Junior

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      kim mira 2 years ago

      yes BTS fightinggggggggggg

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      Dilek ARMY 2 years ago

      A.R.M.Y fighting!!!!!!!! BTS

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      susi E.S 2 years ago

      BTS BTS BTS

      A.R.M.Y FIGHTING !!!!!!

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      vivid 2 years ago

      The fans will support their idol.. The fans will say their idol be the first.. That's normal :v

      Go BTS !!

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      vasty 2 years ago

      Bts... every night I pray to God so that one day I will can see u... I hope God answer to ma prayer.... u all got all da best things in the world

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      Angellina 2 years ago

      BTS fighting

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      NikLaforse 2 years ago

      BigBang #1 in 2015 that's for sure

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      proudA.R.M.Y 2 years ago

      BTS!! BTS!! BTS!! BTS!! BTS!!

      THE BEST!!!!!!!! :D :)

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      khinethazin.gd@gmail.com 2 years ago

      Joke of 2015!

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      Healer Luris 2 years ago

      Why Exo No 3 ?? I am really sad ! Exo must be the first !! :(

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      Ghemay 2 years ago

      BTS!! I AGREE

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      hgkuygtfygyu 2 years ago

      Fighting BTS!!

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      Fina 2 years ago

      yeaah BTS (~‾▿‾)~

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      Babyz' 2 years ago

      B.A.P❤️

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      donna 2 years ago

      go go exo figthing dont give up WE ARE ONE

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      Rya 슈가 2 years ago

      BTS!! GO BTS!!

      I HOPE YOU TO BECOME THE CHAMPION^^

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      Janey 2 years ago

      Ah, all the groups I love most are on here. BTS, BAP, GOT7, SHINee.

      I really miss BAP. I'd really hate to see that group go, they have an enormous overflow of talent :(

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      Jun Cook 2 years ago

      Yeeaah that's ma boys, BTS !!!

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      aprillia ayu 2 years ago

      BTS fighting :*

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      BaeV013 2 years ago

      Bts for the win!