First aired in 1965 as an awards show (that was eventually discontinued), The KBS Song Festival more commonly known as KBS Gayo Daechukje, is one of the most anticipated end-of-year shows in K-Pop. The annual star-studded line-up typically includes the likes of BTS, TWICE, Oh My Girl, MAMAMOO, EXO, Sunmi, SHINee, MONSTA X, Red Velvet, NCT and more. From special stages and medleys, to collaborations and fan service to make even the most shy fan swoon, idols stop at nothing to blow fans away.
Here are our 10 favorite KBS Song Festivals performances from the past decade.
Taemin (SHINee) & Jimin (BTS) Showdown
Jessi & Jackson (GOT7): Collaboration
Minhyuk (BTOB),Youngjae (BAP), Minhyuk (MONSTA X) & BAMBAM (GOT7) : Good Girl Bad Girl (Miss A Cover)
Chaeyeon & Chaeryeong (ITZY): Criminal (Taemin Cover) & Rain on Me (Lady Gaga Cover)
SM the Greatest (EXO, NCT U, NCT DREAM)
NCT, MONSTA X, Stray Kids: Rap Performance
JaeHyuns (N.Flying, NCT 127, GoldenChild, THE BOYZ)
Zion.T & Jungkook (BTS): Collaboration
2PM & VIXX & BTS: Power Performance
Moonbin (ASTRO), Hyunjin (Stray Kids), Juyeon (THE BOYZ), and Shotaro (NCT)
Which performance was your favorite?