12 Cute K-Pop Songs For When You Just Need A Little Cheer In Your Life

A fun, energetic sound is one of the hallmarks of K-pop music, and there’s nothing better to listen to when you need some good energy to fill you up. From sweet melodies to upbeat beats, here are some suggestions for your playlist. Bad vibes, go!

1. Choi Ye Na ft. BIBI – “SMILEY”

The title says it all! This track brings smiles all around, and Choi Ye Na’s beautiful vocals can definitely brighten up any gloomy day. The music video is also super sweet and shows that music has the power to transform your day. This is quite a memorable first solo for Choi Ye Na!


Most K-pop fans will recognize this one. “VERY NICE” has practically been a hit since day one, and it put that iconic SEVENTEEN sound on the map. It’s big and busy in the best way, leaving no room for bad vibes. Plus, the music video is pretty funny to watch too!

3. WJSN CHOCOME – “Great Yuppers!”

As for quirky and fun K-pop songs, “Super Yuppers!” may well be the norm. WJSN CHOCOME aren’t afraid to stand out with their unique concepts, and this track’s superhero theme and cartoon-style sound are no exception. It might not be for everyone, but there’s no denying how cool it is!


THE BOYZ have covered many concepts throughout their career, but there’s something about this brand of high-energy music that they pull off like no other. “THRILL RIDE” uses a cool, carnival-style melody that is totally addictive, especially when combined with their smooth vocals and rapping.

5. Oh Girl – “Dun Dun Dance”

The disco-style production of this track accounts for that bouncy, energetic sound that simply can’t be beat – especially when it comes to feel-good music! The members of Oh My Girl are connoisseurs of this brilliant K-pop style, and “Dun Dun Dance” is proof of that. It’s sweet and simple, and it’s sure to get stuck in your head!

6. ENHYPEN – “Polaroid Love”

“Polaroid Love” has recently been a hit on social media, and for good reason! It really captures the optimism of young love and it has the uncanny ability to make you sing every time you listen to it. Also, the ENHYPEN members’ vocals are so perfect on this track!

7. fromis_9 – “FUN!”

This one came out a few years ago, but it still hasn’t been beaten in terms of fun! The melody is unique and the vocals are clear and bright in the signature style of fromis_9. If you want an instant happiness pill in the form of a K-pop song, then this is the one for you!

8. ASTRO – “Baby”

Speaking of older releases, this one is approaching five years old (time flies!) and is still as refreshing as the day it was released. There’s an almost video game-worthy sound beneath ASTRO’s fantastic vocals and energetic rapping, and the crazy-colored music video is just icing on the cake.

9. TWICE – “Signal”

“Signal” is definitely one of TWICE’s most unique tracks, both in terms of style and sound. The music video is a bit alien, with a green alien and a pretty memorable plot. Aside from the music video, the song is good light entertainment with a super catchy tagline.

10. TXT – “Cat and Dog”

It was an adventurous track to include on TXT’s debut album, but the risk paid off! This song has been enjoying a social media revival recently, and the energetic melody combined with the iconic rap section is proving very appealing to fans. It’s weird and wacky, but it’s so much fun!

11. Red Velvet – “Red Flavor”

Red Velvet has a lot of high-energy tracks released under the brighter “red” side of their concept, so they always bring the right vibes to a summer classic like “Red Flavor.” Tracks like this can be hard to pull off, but these ladies make it look easy with their smooth vocals and dynamic rapping style.

12. BTS – “Go Go”

It’s not often that BTS brings a silly song like “Go Go” to an album, but it’s always fun when they do! This one is all about going all out, and the members have certainly done that. The underlying flute melody that ties the track together with the indifferent attitude of the vocal and rap sections makes this one amazing – and the performance is just too cute!

What’s your favorite song on this list? Are there any you would add? Tell us in the comments!

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