Januarys can sometimes be a bit of a slow start in the K-Pop industry, with some years not having any huge releases during the first month. This isn’t always the case, though, and there have been some years where huge hits came out in January! 2018 in particular was an excellent example of this.

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When comparing past years in K-Pop to more present times, it’s clear to see that MVs also tend to get far more views than they did in the past as well, thanks to the music genre’s ever-growing popularity.

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These are the top 3 most-watched K-Pop music videos released in January of each year in the last decade, from 2011 until now.

2011

3. “Black & White” by G.NA: 15.3 million views

2. “Keep Your Head Down” by TVXQ!: 27.3 million views

1. “Baby Good Night” by G-Dragon & T.O.P: 46.5 million views

2012

3. “Warrior” by B.A.P: 23.5 million views

2. “What Is Love” by EXO: 38.0 million views

1. “Lovey-Dovey” by T-ARA: 45.4 million views

2013

3. “Break Down” by Super Junior-M: 38.6 million views

2. “Change” by HyunA: 41.7 million views

1. “Gone Not Around Any Longer” by SISTAR19: 43.3 million views

2014

3. “My Destiny” by Lyn: 31.0 million views

2. “Miniskirt” by AOA: 85.9 million views

1. “Girls Girls Girls” by GOT7: 94.3 million views

2015

3. “Crazy (Guilty Pleasure)” by Jonghyun: 10.3 million views

2. “Fire” by Mad Clown: 17.9 million views

1. “Up & Down” by EXID: 108.7 million views

2016

3. “Hate” by 4MINUTE: 63.6 million views

2. “Dream” by Suzy & Baekhyun: 69.4 million views

1. “Rough” by GFRIEND: 70.6 million views

2017

3. “Hobgoblin” by CLC: 33.9 million views

2. “Last Goodbye” by Akdong Musician: 45.9 million views

1. “Rookie” by Red Velvet: 68.7 million views

2018

3. “Bad Boy” by Red Velvet: 301.8 million views

2. “Love Scenario” by iKON: 467.3 million views

1. “BBoom BBoom” by MOMOLAND: 483.7 million views

2019

3. “Say My Name” by ATEEZ: 46.0 million views

2. “Home” by SEVENTEEN: 54.6 million views

1. “Gotta Go” by Chungha: 76.5 million views

2020

3. “Answer” by ATEEZ: 55.7 million views

2. “Any Song” by Zico: 78.3 million views

1. “Interlude: Shadow” by BTS: 92.2 million views

2021

3. “My Treasure” by TREASURE: 18.2 million views

2. “Dream ON” by BTS: 20.6 million views

1. “HWAA” by (G)I-DLE: 47.2 million views