Who Is The Most Famous Boy Band In The World Right Now?

Over 45.4K Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The World's Most Famous Boy Bands
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Latest additions: TREASURE, Day6, Jonas Brothers
Most divisive: Why Don't We

While boy bands are nothing new (just check out the hits of the 90s), some of the most famous boy bands in the world today might have you think otherwise. In other words, boy bands across the globe have taken the music world by storm throughout the 2010s, dominating the music charts and selling out tours everywhere. While much of their fan base may be under the age of 18, that doesn't take away from the fame these boy bands are experiencing. Of all today's popular boy bands, however, who is the most famous in 2021?

This list is all about the current and modern boy bands, not the just your personal choice of the biggest boy band in the world. However, with numerous hit Kpop songs, BTS (Bangtan Boys) is one of the most popular boy bands out right now—not to mention EXO, TRCNG, and many others. Any of those could be voted best boy band in the world. However, Kpop groups aren't the only ones making waves in the music industry, as groups like Why Don't We and Brockhampton could also be considered some of the most famous boy bands right now. Of course, this is all up to you fans to decide.

Check out the list of top boy bands below and vote up the groups you think are the most famous in the world right now in 2021.

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  • BTS
    30,772 votes

    Bursting onto the global scene, BTS has revolutionized what it means to be a boy band in today's music industry. With their unique blend of catchy tunes, intricate choreography, and socially conscious lyrics, these South Korean superstars have captured the hearts and minds of millions. Their international appeal and staggering online presence have established them as trailblazers in the world of pop music, setting new standards for success and influencing the industry like never before.

  • Hailing from the same Big Hit Entertainment as their label mates BTS, TOMORROW X TOGETHER (TXT) are quickly making a name for themselves as a force to be reckoned with. Equipped with refreshing melodies and youthful exuberance, this quintet has a knack for captivating fans with their synchronized dance moves and relatable themes. TXT is consistently pushing the boundaries of what we expect from a boy band, proving that they are more than just pretty faces.

  • Stray Kids
    8,751 votes

    Stray Kids, a talented group from JYP Entertainment, is known for their boundless energy and powerful sound. Combining raw emotions with striking performances, these young artists demonstrate a level of maturity and authenticity rarely seen in the genre. By actively participating in the creation of their music, Stray Kids showcases the depth and diversity of their artistry, making them a standout group in the crowded K-pop landscape.

  • Got7
    8,673 votes

    With their playful charm and dynamic sound, Got7 has steadily gained a massive following since their debut in 2014. From hard-hitting hip-hop tracks to smooth R&B ballads, this JYP Entertainment group consistently delivers a diverse range of musical styles. Known for their infectious charisma and athletic dance skills, Got7 is a group that brings excitement and energy to every performance, solidifying their place as a leading boy band.

  • EXO
    10,291 votes

    As one of the most influential and successful K-pop groups of the past decade, EXO has redefined stardom and solidified their legacy in the global music scene. Boasting powerful vocals, charismatic stage presence, and jaw-dropping visuals, this SM Entertainment group captivates audiences with their signature blend of pop, R&B, and EDM. With numerous accolades and a dedicated fanbase, EXO continues to set the standard for what it means to be a top-tier boy band.

  • Seventeen
    7,259 votes

    Seventeen, a 13-member group from Pledis Entertainment, has taken the world by storm with their captivating performances, jaw-dropping visuals, and unique self-produced music. Known as the "self-producing idols," they never fail to impress with their ability to seamlessly merge different genres and create unforgettable melodies. Their charismatic and engaging personalities, coupled with their undeniable talent, have cemented their status as a noteworthy boy band in today's music industry.