Year In Music 2016

20 Best K-Pop Songs of 2016: Critic's Picks

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Zico, Crush and Dean attend a press conference ahead of the start of the Mnet Asian Music Awards at Asia-World Expo in Hong Kong on Dec. 2, 2016. 

This year, the K-pop scene saw a shift as a mix of young, established and forgotten acts went head-to-head on the charts. From 2016's most trendy acts like Twice, BTS and I.O.I to veterans like SHINee and Wonder Girls, plus the comebacks of Sechs Kies and Ladies' Code, this is our look at the best K-pop singles of the year.

Billboard Year in Music 2016

Billboard Year in Music 2016