2011 in South Korean music

The following is a list of notable events and releases that happened in 2011 in music in South Korea.

List of years in South Korean music

Award shows and festivals


Award ceremonies

2011 music award ceremonies in South Korea
Date Event Host
January 20 20th Seoul Music Awards Sports Seoul
February 23 8th Korean Music Awards Korean Popular Music Awards Committee
November 15 Korean Popular Culture and Arts Awards Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA)
November 24 3rd Melon Music Awards Kakao M
November 29 13th Mnet Asian Music Awards CJ E&M (Mnet)


2011 music festivals in South Korea
Date Event Host
October 11 Asia Song Festival Korea Foundation for International Culture Exchange (KOFICE)
December 7 K-Pop World Festival Ministry of Foreign Affairs (South Korea)
December 29 SBS Gayo Daejeon Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS)
December 30 KBS Song Festival Korean Broadcasting System (KBS)
December 31 MBC Gayo Daejejeon Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC)

Debuting and disbanded in 2011


Debuting groups


Reformed groups


Solo debuts


Disbanded groups


Releases in 2011


First quarter



Date Title Artist Genre(s)
3 Heartmade Joo R&B, Ballad
4 Supa Dupa Diva Dal Shabet Pop
5 Keep Your Head Down TVXQ Dance, R&B
6 Evolution Infinite Dance
Shy Boy Secret Dance
10 BLAQ Style MBLAQ Dance, R&B
13 Transform Teen Top Pop
14 Peekaboo JQT Pop
18 Black & White G.NA Dance, Electropop
Tok Tok Mighty Mouth Hip-hop, Pop
20 V.V.I.P Seungri Dance, R&B
21 See You Again SeeYa Dance


Date Title Artist Genre(s)
10 1.0 10cm Acoustic folk
14 Come Back, You Bad Person Kahi Pop
Dalmatian Dalmatian Dance, Hip-hop
16 Real+ IU Ballad, Electronic
Charming Five Girls F-ve Dolls Dance
22 BLAQ Style – 3D Edition MBLAQ Dance, R&B
24 Tonight Big Bang Hip-hop, Electropop


Date Title Artist Genre(s)
10 Heart Beats K.Will Ballad
11 Tok Tok Mighty Mouth Hip-hop
16 Before U Go TVXQ Dance, R&B
17 Inspirit Infinite Dance
Lovability ZE:A Dance
18 Girl's Day Party #3 Girl's Day Dance
21 First Step CNBLUE Rock
25 Travel of Only One-Time Monni Rock
30 Bran New Kiss U-KISS K-pop, Electropop, ballad
31 Classic Over Clover Hip-hop

Second quarter



Date Title Artist Genre(s)
2 Aigoo Turtles Hip hop
5 4Minutes Left 4Minute Dance, Electropop
7 Unveiled Brian Joo Pop, R&B
8 So Girls Rainbow Dance
Big Bang Special Edition Big Bang Hip-hop, Electropop
14 Do You Wanna B? Block B Hip-hop, Dance
Pink Rocket Dal Shabet Dance
18 Seven Springs of Apink Apink Dance
20 Pinocchio F(x) Dance, Electronica
21 Let's Fly B1A4 Dance
22 Xenos X-5 Dance
27 Take a Deeper Look Jay Park Hip-hop, R&B
29 Virgin After School Dance, Electropop
Date Title Artist Genre(s)
3 Ma Boy Sistar19 Pop
6 Electric Travel The RockTigers Rockabilly
9 Golden Lady Lim Jeong-hee Dance
11 Time To Play F-ve Dolls Dance
12 Let It Go Youngsaeng Dance
17 Fiction and Fact Beast Dance, Electropop
19 Pitta Baek Ji-young R&B
24 Return F.T. Island Rock
25 The, Park Jung Min Park Jung Min (SS501) Dance
29 Pitta Baek Ji-young K-pop


Date Title Artist Genre(s)
1 Starlight Moonlight Secret Dance, Electropop
3 Midnight Circus Sunny Hill Dance
7 Break Down Kim Hyun-joong Dance, R&B
16 Solista Part 2 Kim Bum-soo K-pop
17 Hot Summer F(x) Dance, Electronica
20 Hands Up 2PM Electronic, R&B
21 8eight 8eight Ballad
22 So Girls (repackage) Rainbow Dance
23 New Kids On The Block Block B Hip-hop, Dance
Vol. 4 Rainbow Chu Ga-yeoul Folk
27 Picnic (소풍) Min Kyung-hoon Ballad
29 John Travolta Wannabe T-ara Dance, Electropop

Third quarter



Date Title Artist Genre(s)
5 Bubble Pop! Hyuna Pop
6 Good Night HITT Pop
7 Everyday Girl's Day Dance
12 Mona Lisa MBLAQ Dance
18 A Class Miss A Dance, Pop
21 Over the Top Infinite Dance, Electronic
26 Roman Teen Top Dance
28 2NE1 2nd Mini Album 2NE1 Dance, Electronic
29 Back To Da Future Brave Girls Dance


Date Title Artist Genre(s)
2 Roly-Poly In Copacabana T-ara Dance, Electropop
3 Mr. Simple Super Junior R&B, Synthpop
9 So Cool Sistar Dance
11 Bling Bling Dal Shabet Dance
23 Top Girl G.NA Dance
25 Asura Balbalta Leessang Hip hop
29 Love Delight Davichi Pop, R&B


Date Title Artist Genre(s)
1 Neverland U-KISS Dance
Loosen the Necktie M. Street Ballad
2 Girl’s Day Party #4 Girl's Day Dance
6 Step Kara EDM
15 The First Sung Si-kyung Pop
In Heaven JYJ R&B, Dance
16 It B1A4 B1A4 Dance
Like 1st Mini Album "First Story" Huh Gak Pop, R&B
19 A-Cha Super Junior R&B, Synthpop
23 Sixth Sense Brown Eyed Girls Pop, R&B
We Are Rising Vanilla Unity Emo rock
26 Paradise (repackage) Infinite Dance, Electronic

Fourth quarter



Date Title Artist Genre(s)
10 They Are Coming Wheesung R&B
Memory in FTISLAND FTISLAND Pop rock
11 Lucky Kim Hyun-joong R&B, Dance
12 Round 1 C-REAL Dance
Part 1: State of the Art Cho PD Hip hop
18 Moving in Secret Secret Dance, Synthpop
19 The Boys Girls' Generation Dance, Electropop
25 Love You...Loved You M. Street ballad
25 Most Incredible Busters M.I.B Hip-hop
27 Tonight Lee Seung-gi Pop rock


Date Title Artist Genre(s)
4 Jeongukjepae Norazo EDM, Rock
7 Wonder World Wonder Girls Dance, Retro
10 Blind TRAX EDM
11 Black Eyes T-ara Dance
16 Time to Rock da Show Rania Dance
22 Snow Pink Apink Dance, Electro hop
29 Last Fantasy IU Electronic, Pop


Date Title Artist Genre(s)
1 Trouble Maker Trouble Maker Dance, R&B
2 You Hate Me M. Street Ballad
9 Dangerous X-5 Dance
13 Winter: The Warmest Gift Various Holiday, Pop
16 Oppa, Oppa Donghae & Eunhyuk Dance, Ballad
28 New Breed Part 1 Jay Park Dance



See also



  1. ^ "We will keep evolving, regardless of our age: Super Junior D&E". The Jakarta Post. Archived from the original on 26 September 2018. Retrieved 25 September 2018.