Even though there was a brief time where K-Pop fans had to deal with Spotify losing a ton of K-Pop songs on the app due to a dispute with Kakao M, thankfully the songs have returned to the platform, meaning international fans can enjoy their favorite music once more.

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BLACKPINK’s Rosé

Spotify keeps track over time of the number of streams that songs of the platform get, making it easy to collect data on what people are listening to.

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Red Velvet’s Joy

It’s also possible to look into the past and see which songs were popular years ago, if you’re curious to know what people were listening to most in those days!

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TWICE’s Sana

Here are the 7 most-streamed K-Pop songs of each year, at the end of the year, since 2014!

2014

7. “The Boys” by Girls’ Generation: 4.83 million streams

6. “Electric Shock” by f(x): 5.25 million streams

5. “Come Back Home” by 2NE1: 5.47 million streams

4. “Lonely” by 2NE1: 5.69 million streams

3. “Happiness” by Red Velvet: 6.23 million streams

2. “I Got a Boy” by Girls’ Generation: 7.36 million streams

1. “I Am the Best” by 2NE1: 19.74 million streams

2015

7. “Happiness” by Red Velvet: 8.65 million streams

6. “Come Back Home” by 2NE1: 9.24 million streams

5. “Dumb Dumb” by Red Velvet: 9.51 million streams

4. “I Got a Boy” by Girls’ Generation: 10.07 million streams

3. “Ice Cream Cake” by Red Velvet: 10.09 million streams

2. “Lion Heart” by Girls’ Generation: 14.23 million streams

1. “I Am the Best” by 2NE1: 25.25 million streams

2016

7. “Ice Cream Cake” by Red Velvet: 16.65 million streams

6. “TT” by TWICE: 17.70 million streams

5. “Lion Heart” by Girls’ Generation: 17.78 million streams

4. “Dumb Dumb” by Red Velvet: 18.00 million streams

3. “Russian Roulette” by Red Velvet: 18.34 million streams

2. “Cheer Up” by TWICE: 18.45 million streams

1. “I Am the Best” by 2NE1: 30.75 million streams

2017

7. “TT” by TWICE: 35.70 million streams

6. “I Am the Best” by 2NE1: 36.25 million streams

5. “Likey” by TWICE: 38.40 million streams

4. “BOOMBAYAH” by BLACKPINK: 39.98 million streams

3. “Whistle” by BLACKPINK: 51.79 million streams

2. “Playing With Fire” by BLACKPINK: 53.80 million streams

1. “As If It’s Your Last” by BLACKPINK: 55.58 million streams

2018

7. “BBoom BBoom” by MOMOLAND: 57.87 million streams

6. “Whistle” by BLACKPINK: 88.37 million streams

5. “Playing With Fire” by BLACKPINK: 96.87 million streams

4. “BOOMBAYAH” by BLACKPINK: 105.3 million streams

3. “As If It’s Your Last” by BLACKPINK: 118.2 million streams

2. “DDU-DU DDU-DU” by BLACKPINK: 138.8 million streams

1. “Kiss and Make Up” by BLACKPINK & Dua Lipa: 155.2 million streams

2019

7. “Whistle” by BLACKPINK: 124.9 million streams

6. “Playing With Fire” by BLACKPINK: 139.9 million streams

5. “BOOMBAYAH” by BLACKPINK: 170.7 million streams

4. “As If It’s Your Last” by BLACKPINK: 180.8 million streams

3. “DDU-DU DDU-DU” by BLACKPINK: 236.2 million streams

2. “Kill This Love” by BLACKPINK: 258.7 million streams

1. “Kiss and Make Up” by BLACKPINK & Dua Lipa: 320.5 million streams

2020

7. “Ice Cream” by BLACKPINK & Selena Gomez: 239.6 million streams

6. “BOOMBAYAH” by BLACKPINK: 244.7 million streams

5. “As If It’s Your Last” by BLACKPINK: 266.7 million streams

4. “How You Like That” by BLACKPINK: 341.2 million streams

3. “DDU-DU DDU-DU” by BLACKPINK: 344.0 million streams

2. “Kiss and Make Up” by BLACKPINK & Dua Lipa: 402.0 million streams

1. “Kill This Love” by BLACKPINK: 430.0 million streams

2021 (So Far)

7. “BOOMBAYAH” by BLACKPINK: 257.2 million streams

6. “As If It’s Your Last” by BLACKPINK: 275.1 million streams

5. “Ice Cream” by BLACKPINK & Selena Gomez: 280.0 million streams

4. “DDU-DU DDU-DU” by BLACKPINK: 364.9 million streams

3. “How You Like That” by BLACKPINK: 392.2 million streams

2. “Kiss and Make Up” by BLACKPINK & Dua Lipa: 415.1 million streams

1. “Kill This Love” by BLACKPINK: 430.9 million streams