It’s always exciting to watch a K-Pop group perform a new song on a music show such as Inkigayo or M Countdown, especially if it’s the very first performance of a new era! Over the years, music show performances have become more accessible to fans, and along with this, they have become increasingly more popular with many earning tens of millions of views. Here’s a look back at the top 3 most-watched music show performances of each year since 2015, including how many views they had at the time.

2015

3. “Gangnam Style” by PSY

Inkigayo, July 29, 2012 (20.18 million views)

2. “Gangnam Style” by PSY

Inkigayo, July 15, 2012 (26.44 million views)

1. “Nobody” by Wonder Girls

M Countdown, November 19, 2008 (30.65 million views)

2016

3. “BANG BANG BANG” by BIGBANG

M Countdown, June 4, 2015 (30.86 million views)

2. “Gangnam Style” by PSY

Inkigayo, July 15, 2012 (35.55 million views)

1. “Nobody” by Wonder Girls

M Countdown, November 19, 2008 (38.73 million views)

2017

3. “Gangnam Style” by PSY

Inkigayo, July 15, 2012 (44.66 million views)

2. “Nobody” by Wonder Girls

M Countdown, November 19, 2008 (46.81 million views)

1. “Go Go” by BTS

BTS Comeback Show, September 21, 2017 (56.12 million views)

2018

3. “Nobody” by Wonder Girls

M Countdown, November 19, 2008 (54.90 million views)

2. “Anpanman” by BTS

M Countdown, May 24, 2018 (76.75 million views)

1. “Go Go” by BTS

BTS Comeback Show, September 21, 2017 (115.2 million views)

2019

3. “BOOMBAYAH” by BLACKPINK

Inkigayo, August 14, 2016 (67.25 million views)

2. “Go Go” by BTS

BTS Comeback Show, September 21, 2017 (121.0 million views)

1. “Anpanman” by BTS

M Countdown, May 24, 2018 (124.8 million views)

2020

3. “Boy With Luv” by BTS

M Countdown, April 18, 2019 (114.8 million views)

2. “Go Go” by BTS

BTS Comeback Show, September 21, 2017 (121.8 million views)

1. “Anpanman” by BTS

M Countdown, May 24, 2018 (157.1 million views)

2021 (So Far)

3. “Boy With Luv” by BTS

M Countdown, April 18, 2019 (133.2 million views)

2. “Anpanman” by BTS

M Countdown, May 24, 2018 (166.3 million views)

1. “Pretty Savage” by BLACKPINK

Inkigayo, October 11, 2020 (170.4 million views)