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ITZY, aespa, and More: These are the Most Viewed K-Pop Girl Group MVs for May 2021

Published on June 1, 2021

On Jun. 1, 12 MN KST, K-Pop Radar updated their monthly chart to reflect data from May 2021. Want to know which K-pop girl group music videos were the most-watched for the month? Then keep on reading!

ITZY’s “Mafia in the Morning” is the Most Viewed K-Pop Girl Group Music Video for May 2021

ITZY’s music video for “Mafia in the Morning” is the most viewed girl group music video for May 2021, accumulating 102,825,350 views in one month. The music video for “Mafia in the Morning” was released on Apr. 30, 2021.

In just three days from its release, the music video for “Mafia in the Morning” surpassed 50 million views. After one week, it hit the 70 million views mark. The music video for “Mafia in the Morning” took 22 days and 12 hours to achieve 100 million views, making it the fastest music video by iTZY to achieve this milestone.

A dance practice video for “Mafia in the Morning” was uploaded on May 2, 2021, and has received over 6 million views.

aespa’s “Next Level” is the Second Most Viewed K-Pop Girl Group Music Video for May 2021

The second most viewed by a K-pop girl group for the month of May 2021 is aespa’s “Next Level,” which was released on May 17, 2021. According to K-Pop Radar, the music video for “Next Level” attained 84,590,770 views in May 2021.

The music video for “Next Level” shows aespa venturing into the Kwangya, their fictional universe, in search of the “Black Mamba.” The “Black Mamba” is the villain that threatens and interferes with the “Synk,” or the connection between aespa and their ae counterparts.

The music video for “Next Level” is characterized by its colorful CGs and intense performance. “Next Level” showcases aespa’s bold fashion styles while complimenting the girl group’s versatile vocals and powerful choreography.

These are the TOP 30 Most Viewed K-Pop Girl Group MVs for May 2021

*Note: Number of views from May 1 to May 30 seen next to the song name

1. ITZY – “Mafia in the Morning” (102,825,350)

2. aespa – “Next Level” (84,590,770)

3. EVERGLOW – “FIRST” (48,886,300)

4. BLACKPINK – “How You Like That” (30,238,180)

5. BLACKPINK – “DDU-DU DDU-DU” (29,497,313)

6. BLACKPINK – “Kill This Love” (27,172,742)

7. Weeekly – “After School” (25,023,950)

8. Oh My Girl – “Dun Dun Dance’ (23,959,612)

9. BLACKPINK – “BOOMBAYAH” (23,712,337)

10. BLACKPINK’s Rosé – “Gone” (21,884,650)

11. BLACKPINK’s Rosé – “On The Ground” (21,123,524)

12. BLACKPINK – “Lovesick Girls” (19,559,658)

13. BLACKPINK – “Ice Cream (With Selena Gomez)” (19,371,761)

14. TWICE – “I CAN’T STOP ME” (18,759,918)

15. BLACKPINK – “As If It’s Your Last” (16,078,813)

16. fromis_9 – “WE GO” (16,015,258)

17. ITZY – “WANNABE” (15,649,831)

18. BLACKPINK’s Jennie – “SOLO” (13,557,686)

19. Rocket Punch – “Ring Ring” (12,768,751)

20. BLACKPINK – “WHISTLE” (11,603,061)

21. MAMAMOO’s Hwasa – “Maria” (10,851,616)

22. (G)I-DLE’s Yuqi – “Bonnie & Clyde” (10,800,351)

23. TWICE – “What is Love?” (10,517,313)

24. TRI.BE – “RUB-A-DUM” (10,471,805)

25. MAMAMOO – “HIP” (10,442,135)

26. BLACKPINK – “Playing With Fire” (9,663,150)

27. TWICE – “FANCY” (9,396,050)

28. Red Velvet – “Psycho” (9,186,012)

29. aespa – “Black Mamba” (9,178,347)

30. TWICE – “Feel Special” (8,706,194)

Did your favorite K-pop girl group music video make the top 30? Tell us in the comments below!