Yes, 2020 has ended. But why don’t we take a look back to the year and find out the best Kpop music videos of 2020?
Best Kpop Music Videos of 2020
20. When We Disco by J.Y. Park feat Sunmi
19. More & More by TWICE
18. Open Mind by Wonho
17. Stay Tonight by Chungha
16. Monster by Red Velvet Irene & Seulgi
15. How You Like That by BLACKPINK
14. Revolution by AleXa
13. Mmmh by Kai
12. God’s Menu by Stray Kids
11. Sacrifice by Han Seungwoo
Top 10 Best Kpop Music Video of 2020
10. Jungle by CIX
Jungle music video has a complicated and well-thought concept. No wonder it becomes one of the best Kpop music videos of 2020. It has the art and mythological things in one video. One of many captivating scenes is when CIX members dance upon a water surface (told as the mythological river Styx).
9. Any Song by ZICO
Zico’s Any Song has been trending on Tik Tok with its global dance challenge. In contradiction to the dance challenge mood, Any Song is a sad but powerful tableau of introversion, misunderstandings, and awkward social situations that can cause anxiety. The MV simply tells how Zico struggles to stand the birthday party he never wanted.
8. Apple by GFRIEND
GFRIEND delivers their own twist on Biblical imagery, Greek mythology, and homoeroticism in their Apple MV. As one of the best Kpop music videos of 2020, Apple has diverse palette colors, from light to dark and daytime to night.
7. Hold by WINNER
Hold tells a story of four brothers who are protective of their only sister. The music video is fun and sweet, as well as relatable!
6. Love Me Harder by WOODZ
Although it is called a music video, Love Me Harder plays out more like a supernatural thriller. Started with a lover’s quarrel, it turns into a story of life and death.
5. Idea by Taemin
Another best Kpop music video of 2020 is Idea by SHINee Taemin, who brings out Greek Philosopher Plato’s ‘Theory of Forms.’ The music video outlines his journey to find his new identity.
4. Oh My God by (G)I-DLE
(G)I-DLE Oh My God music video plays with themes of forbidden love, religion, temptation, and fear. There are different interpretations from Kpop fans toward this one of the best Kpop music videos of 2020 from (G)I-DLE. There is one saying that it could be a metaphor for feminism as a whole and a desire to break free from women’s patriarchal expectations. Meanwhile, others say that it is about falling from grace due to a ‘forbidden’ or ‘taboo’ love.
3. Black Swan by BTS
The music video of Black Swan by BTS stuns views with their choreography. The contemporary dance and ballet combination makes the whole music video more enchanting. Besides, the storyline and concept are eerie yet beautiful.
2. Maria by Hwasa
The concept of Maria music video is playful and seductive, with two ‘Hwasas.’ One plays as Hwasa with red hair, who personates her bold personality, while the other is as Maria with black hair, who is more vulnerable.
1. Goblin (Favorite Boys) by A.C.E
Not only emphasizing on vocal and choreography, but (Goblin) Favorite Boys by A.C.E also shows outstanding displays of fashion and makeup. The members wear makeup looks with glitter and bold blends of colorful eyeshadows, completed with vibrant costumes like crop tops, modern customized Hanboks, traditional costumes, and military-ish jackets.
Moreover, in the music video, there are references to death and afterlife, destiny, soulmates, time travel, and more, with A.C.E members portraying goblins, gods, and legends from folklore. It also contains Korean artwork and symbolism.
What is your favorite Kpop music videos? What are the best Kpop music videos of 2020 for you?
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