2009? 2010? 2012? 2015? Another year?
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29 Nov 2017 - 2:16 PM  UPDATED 29 Nov 2017 - 2:16 PM

With some great releases from new groups, some excellent albums from established acts, and some long-awaited comebacks from legends, 2017 has been a HUGE year for K-pop.

Since 2017 has been such an excellent year for Korean music, some of which will surely go down in history forever, this gave rise to a very interesting question: which year head the greatest number of "iconic" K-pop songs?

This is going to be a tough one to pick because each of the past 10 or so years have been filled with some all-time great songs that people STILL talk about today. Seriously, just have a look at some of the songs released in four of the past 10 years...

2008

BIGBANG - Haru Haru

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Lee Hyori - U Go Girl

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Rain - Love Song

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SHINee - Replay

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TVXQ - Mirotic

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Wonder Girls - Nobody

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2009

2NE1 - Fire

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2PM - Heartbeat

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BIGBANG and 2NE1 - Lollipop

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Brown Eyed Girls - Abracadabra

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Girls' Generation - Gee

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KARA - Mister

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SHINee - Ring Ding Dong

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Super Junior - Sorry Sorry 

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2011

2NE1 - I Am The Best

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2PM - Hands Up

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BEAST - Fiction

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Girls' Generation - The Boys

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Hyuna - Bubble Pop

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INFINITE - Be Mine

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IU - You and I

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Trouble Maker - Trouble Maker

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Wonder Girls - Be My Baby

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2012

B.A.P - Warrior

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BIGBANG - Fantastic Baby

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EXO - MAMA

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f(x) - Electric Shock

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G-Dragon - One of a Kind

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Girls' Generation-TTS - Twinkle

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PSY - Gangnam Style

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SHINee - Sherlock

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Super Junior - Sexy Free & Single

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T-ara - Lovey Dovey

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With so many great and iconic K-pop songs released each year over the past decade or so, tell us which year you think had the greatest number of "iconic" releases that people still rave about today!

Which year had the greatest number of iconic K-pop songs?
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* Please note percentages are rounded to one decimal place.

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