The 25 Greatest K-Pop Albums of the 2010s: Staff List

The period’s best albums construct a brilliant mosaic of past and future, West and East, sophistication and camp, avant-garde and earworm. To commemorate the decade in K-pop, Billboard has compiled a selection of the era’s 25 greatest albums, with a Spotify playlist of one single from each album at the bottom.

25. G-Dragon – Kwon Ji Yong (2017)

24. Twice – Fancy You (2019)

23. B.A.P – First Sensibility (2018)

22. BIGBANG – Alive EP (2012)

21. JJ Project – Verse 2 (2017)

20. BTS – Wings (2016)

19. Epik High – Shoebox (2014)

18. 2NE1 – Crush (2014)

17. Kahi – Please Come Back (2011)

16. EXO – Love Shot (2018)

15. EXID – Street (2016)

14. Day6 – Sunrise (2017)

13. Orange Caramel – Lipstick (2012)

12. AKMU – Play (2014)

11. SHINee – The Story of Light: Epilogue (2018)

10. Heize – She’s Fine (2019)

9. Jonghyun – She Is (2016)

8. Younha – Rescue (2017)

7. MAMAMOO – Melting (2016)

6. Brown Eyed Girls – Basic (2015)

5. Red Velvet – Perfect Velvet (2017)

4. Wonder Girls – Reboot (2015)

3. BTS – The Most Beautiful Moment in Life: Young Forever (2016)

2. IU – Modern Times (2013)

1. f(x) – Pink Tape (2013)

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