There's no question that good music can have a major effect on a TV show. So we've vetted 10 of the most highly reviewed shows with amazing soundtracks. Music is a central theme for these shows, and you can check out the OSTs in the list below or on a YouTube playlist

Whether you’re washing the dishes, cleaning your room or running errands, we hope these songs will brighten up your day. 


1. You're Beautiful

When a nun-in-training masquerades as a boy and enters the all-male world of a pop idol band, love, fireworks, and much confusion follows. Listen to Lee Hong Ki’s Still (As Ever).


You're Beautiful

Starring Jang Geun Suk and Park Shin Hye

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2. Dream High

The story of six students making their dreams come true with a cast of real K-pop stars! Check out the OST sung by IU, Suzy, 2PM’s Woo Young, and Taec Yeon here.


Dream High

Starring Kim Soo Hyun and Ok Taec Yeon

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3. Heartstrings

You're Beautiful costars Jung Yong Hwa and Park Shin Hye recreate their chemistry in this summer romantic comedy of two music students who couldn't be any more different. Listen to Jung Yong Hwa’s Because I Miss You.



Starring Jung Yong Hwa and Park Shin Hye

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4. Shut Up: Flower Boy Band

This one is a music drama like you've never seen it before; relentless and highly stylized to the punk sentiment, these flower boys aren't trying to be your friendly, neighborhood idols. You can listen to Sung Jun’s ballad Today.


Shut Up Flower Boy Band

Starring Sung Joon and Kim Myung Soo (L)

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5. Tomorrow’s Cantabile

Based on the hit manga by Tomoko Ninomiya, Tomorrow's Cantabile is a fun-filled quirky romantic story of two musicians who discover that together, they can create music that makes their hearts soar. Check out Melody Day’s Listen To My Heart.


Tomorrow's Cantabile (a.k.a. Naeil's Cantabile)

Starring Joo Won and Shim Eun Kyung

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6. Monstar

In true coming-of-age fashion, an exiled group of students discovers the connections that bind them together: music and friendship. Listen to Kang Ha Neul and Da Hee’s lovely duet Person, Love.

7. What’s Up

K-pop band Big Bang's Daesung and Im Joo Hwan star in a story about the trials and tribulations of theater students to become stars and prove the skeptics wrong. Listen to the beautiful actress Kim Ji Won’s solo here.

8. My Lovable Girl

K-pop star Rain makes his comeback in this drama as a president of an entertainment company who lost his girlfriend in an accident and finds himself falling in love with his girlfriend's younger sister, an aspiring songwriter. Kim Tae Woo sings the OST for this show, titled "I Only Want You."


My Lovable Girl

Starring Rain (Bi) and (Jung Soo Jung) Krystal

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9. The Musical

Gu Hye Sun of the Boys Over Flowers fame returns in a story about the courage to leave a safe career path to follow her dreams onstage. Listen to Gilgu Bonggu’s "I Sing You."

10. Beethoven Virus

A surprise hit series about three musicians who struggle to lead a band of outcast musical underdogs to excellence and fame. Casts Jang Geun Suk and Lee Ji Ah sings "Can You Hear Me."


Beethoven Virus

Starring Kim Myung Min and Lee Ji Ah

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Which music-oriented TV shows would you add to the list? Please tell us below!

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