K-Pop has been around for a couple of decades now, and though it may be hard to believe, some older classics have turned 10 years old in 2021! Artists such as BIGBANG, f(x), IU, CNBLUE, and more were pretty big names around 2011, and though K-Pop music videos didn’t usually get as many views back then as they do now, these artists still earned tens of millions! These are the 15 most-watched K-Pop music videos that have turned a decade old so far in 2021.
15. “Twinkle Twinkle” by Girl’s Day
“Twinkle Twinkle”, originally released on March 15, 2011, is the title track off of Girl’s Day’s Everyday album. Though the album only sold a little over 7k total copies, the digital single sold around 2.08 million copies, and the music video has 18.6 million views!
14. “Don’t Cry” by Park Bom
“Don’t Cry” came out on April 20, 2011, and was a solo track for Park Bom off of 2NE1‘s 2NE1 mini-album! The album sold over 120k total units, while the single sold 2.51 million copies, and the music video has gained 19.4 million views!
13. “What Can I Do” by Seungri
Seungri’s “What Can I Do” was released on January 20, 2011, and was one of the main singles on his album V.V.I.P. The single sold 1.12 million copies while the album sold nearly 50k units, and the music video currently has 19.7 million views!
12. “Ur Man” by SS501
“Ur Man” was the title track off of SS501’s fifth mini-album of the same name! Released on March 4, 2011, the music video currently has 21.1 million views.
11. “Heart to Heart” by 4MINUTE
4MINUTE’s “Heart to Heart” came out on March 28, 2011, and acted as the title track on first studio album, 4Minutes Left. The album sold nearly 50k copies, while the single sold 1.84 million, and the music video has 21.2 million views!
10. “Love Girl” by CNBLUE
Released on April 25, 2011, “Love Girl” was the title track on their special EP First Step +1 Thank You. Between it and the original album, First Step, Over 231k units sold, with the single alone making 503.1k sales. The music video has 21.9 million views!
9. “Keep Your Head Down” by TVXQ!
“Keep Your Head Down” is the title track from TVXQ’s fifth full-length studio album of the same name. Released on January 3, the album has sold around 330k units, the single 1.39 million, and the music video has 27.7 million views.
8. “Love Like This” by SS501
Released on March 6, 2011, “Love Like This” is the lead single off of SS501’s album Rebirth. The album has sold only a little over 3k copies, but the music video has reached 33.7 million views!
7. “Loveya” by SS501
“Loveya”, released on March 6, 2011, is the title song on SS501’s eighth and final mini-album Destination. The album ended up selling nearly 70k copies — their best-selling mini-album — and the music video has 38.9 million views.
6. “Pinocchio (Danger)” by f(x)
The music video for “Pinocchio (Danger)” was released on April 18, 2011, and was the lead single on their album Pinocchio. The album, their first, sold nearly 75k units, while the single made 2.62 million sales, and the music video has 46.1 million views.
5. “Baby Good Night” by GD&TOP
“Baby Good Night” came out on January 31, 2011, and was actually a B-side on their album GD & TOP. The album, which was their debut album, sold over 200k units, while the music video for “Baby Good Night” has 46.8 million views.
4. “Good Day” by IU
IU’s song “Good Day” was released on February 7, 2011, and was the lead single on her third mini-album Real. The album sold over 90k units while the single made 4.45 million sales, and the music video has 50.1 million views!
3. “Love Song” by BIGBANG
“Love Song” was the lead single on BIGBANG’s special album Big Bang Special Edition, and the music video for it came out on April 13, 2011. The album sold just under 100k units and the single 2.12 million copies, while the music video currently has 58.6 million views.
2. “Tonight” by BIGBANG
BIGBANG’s song “Tonight”, for which the music video came out on February 28, 2011, was the title track for their album of the same name. The album sold about 150k copies, the single 2.45 million, and the music video has earned 93.4 million views!
1. “Ma Boy” by SISTAR19
Finally, SISTAR19’s “Ma Boy” was released as a digital single on May 2, 2011. The song made 2.65 million sales, and the music video has reached 101.2 million views!