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"Red Flavor" (빨간 맛, Ppalgan mat) is a Korean song recorded by Red Velvet. It is the first track in the group's fifth mini-album, The Red Summer.


"Red Flavor" is an up-tempo dance song based on a cool synth sound, rhythmic melody, and groovy rhythm. It is a summer season song with an energetic atmosphere that will cool off the heat at once. The lyrics express the feeling of summer and thrilling love in red color and the taste is impressive.


Weekly Chart

Chart 2017) Peak


Billboard US World Digital Song 4
Gaon Digital Chart 1
Philippines (Philippine Hot 100) 24
Billboard Japan Hot 100 25
South Korea (Billboard K-pop Hot 100) 2

Monthly Chart

Chart (2017) Peak


Gaon Digital Chart 2

Year-End Chart

Chart (2017) Peak


Gaon Digital Chart 20

Awards and Nominations

Music Show Wins

Song Music Show Date
"Red Flavor" Show Champion July 19, 2017
M Countdown July 20, 2017
Music Bank July 21, 2017
Show! Music Core July 22, 2017
Inkigayo July 23, 2017

Award Ceremonies

Year Award Show Category Result
2017 Melon Music Awards Best Female Dnace Nominated
Mnet Asian Music Award Song of the Year Nominated
Best Dance Performance - Female Group Nominated
2018 Gaon Chart Music Awards Song of the Year (July) Nominated
Golden Disc Awards Digital Daesang Nominated
Digital Bonsang Won
Korean Music Awards Song of the Year Nominated
Best Pop Song Won




Video Gallery


  • Red Flavor is the most liked girl group song on MelOn.
  • Billboard ranked Red Flavor at number 2 on their 100 Greatest K-pop Songs of the 2010s list.


Mini-albums Ice Cream CakeThe VelvetRussian RouletteRookieThe Red SummerSummer MagicRBB'The ReVe Festival' Day 1'The ReVe Festival' Day 2MonsterQueendom
Albums The RedPerfect Velvet
Repackage albums The Perfect Red Velvet'The ReVe Festival' Finale
Japanese mini-albums #Cookie JarSAPPY
Singles HappinessBe NaturalWish TreeWould URebirthOur Beloved BoA #4
Solos Like WaterHello
OSTs YossismSee the starsFuture
Concerts Red Room (2017) • Red Room Japan (2018) • REDMARE (2018) • REDMARE Arena Tour in Japan (2019) • La Rouge (2019) • La Rouge Arena Tour in Japan (2020)
Dramas The Female Employees of a Game CompanyThe Liar and His LoverIdol Drama Operation TeamLet's Only Walk The Flower RoadTemptedBlue Birthday
Reality Level Up Project!