Big Bang members G-Dragon, T.O.P, and Taeyang as well as 2NE1’s CL scored positions with solo tracks on Dazed Digital’s top ten K-Pop picks of 2013, earning YG Entertainment artists four out of ten places on the list. Dazed Digital is the website of English fashion magazine Dazed & Confused.
Dazed Digital posted their “Top Ten K-Pop of 2013” article on December 11, highlighting ten K-Pop tracks which had enjoyed much popularity this year.
Big Bang’s T.O.P came out on top, proving that it is better late than never with “Doom Dada,” while G-Dragon took third place with “Coup D’Etat,” and Taeyang’s “Ringa Linga” was ranked fifth. 2NE1 CL’s solo effort “The Baddest Female” sits at number eight.
SM Entertainment’s EXO came in second with their hit track “Growl,” while f(x) took sixth with “Rum Pum Pum Pum.” Following Woollim Entertainment’s merger with SM C&C means boy group Infinite is now under the merged company, Woollim Label. They are fourth with “Destiny.”
Cube Entertainment’s Trouble Maker duo Hyunseung and HyunA sits in seventh place with “Now,” while Chrome Entertainment’s Crayon Pop emerged ninth with breakout hit “Bar Bar Bar.” B.A.P from TS Entertainment filled the last spot with “Hurricane.”
Notable mentions by the article’s author include Spica’s “Tonight,” Teen Top’s “Miss Right,” BTS’ “No More Dream,” Henry’s “Trap,” VIXX’s “Voodoll Doll,” SHINee’s “Why So Serious,” Block B’s “Very Good,” EvoL’s “Get uP,” and SISTAR19’s “Gone, Not Around Any Longer.”
Check out the original Dazed Digital article here.
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