10 Biggest K-Pop Songs This Summer (2022)
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The summer for 2022 has seen the release of some of K-Pop’s biggest hits.
From IVE to (G)I-DLE, Here are 10 of the biggest summer songs of this year:
1. LOVE DIVE (IVE)
Although technically released before summer, IVE’s second comeback single “LOVE DIVE” has not left the charts since its release!
The aesthetic and catchy melodies of “LOVE DIVE” have become the soundtrack of summer 2022.
2. Attention and Hybe Boy (New Jeans)
Debut girl group New Jeans’ first two singles “Attention” and “Hybe Boy” are the two bestselling songs of July and August.
With their nostalgic-Pop trendy sound, the members of New Jeans perfectly tapped into the sound of the summer and debuted as one of the top artists of the summer.
3. TOMBOY ((G)I-DLE)
The viral hit that is (G)I-DLE’s “TOMBOY” continued its success over the summer. The perfect song to rock out to over the hot months, “TOMBOY” is set to become one of the most members songs of 2022.
6. POP (NAYEON)
Nayeon of TWICE’s solo debut track “POP,” with its addictive hooks and fresh sound, topped charts with millions of listeners around the globe trying to perfect her TikTok challenge.
7. HOT (SEVENTEEN)
SEVENTEEN brought the heat of the sun to the stage this summer with their new record, “FACE THE SUN.” The group’s title track, “HOT” was one of the most-talked-about songs of June.
4. THAT THAT (PSY Feat & Prod. SUGA of BTS)
PSY’s iconic return with BTS’ SUGA has been playing from every speaker, radio, and phone on repeat since its release, making it one of the most played songs of the summer.
Despite being released in Spring, the western concept of PSY’s “That That” reflected the feel of summer 2022 which was filled with record-breaking heat.
5. Beyond Love (BIG Naughty Feat. 10cm)
A change in tempo, “Beyond Love” feels like an early summer morning! BIG Naughty’s collaboration with 10cm has brought the young rapper-musician immense recognition from Korean listeners and global fans.
8. At That Moment & I Missed You (WSG WANNABE)
Super group WSG WANNABE’s double singles “At That Moment” and “I Missed You” made the group a chart-topping force to be reckoned with.
9. FOREVER1 (Girls Generation)
Legendary 2nd generation SM group Girls’ Generation’s reunion 15-year anniversary album and track “FOREVER1” brought maximalistic pop to the charts.
With a catchy chorus and heartfelt lyrics, “FOREVER1” is the perfect addition to Girls Generation’s iconic discography.
10. Maybe Love (MeloMance)
The soundtrack song to the popular 2022 K-Drama “Business Proposal,” MeloMance’s “Maybe Love” has kept its spot on the charts throughout the warm months. Through the songs refreshing style, “Maybe Love” has made its listeners feel in love this summer.
Honorable mentions: Glitch Mode / BEATBOX (NCT DREAM), Illusion (aespa), Heart Burn (SUNMI), FEARLESS (LE SSERAFIM), PINK VENOM (BLACKPINK)
This list was based on the monthly charts of June, July, and August, on the Circle Chart.
What were some of your favorite songs this summer? What other songs should be included on the list?