K-pop is actually a reference to the pop music present in South Korea. Apart from that, the term K-pop includes everything that is a part of the pop culture of South Korea. As of now, k-pop is popular all over the globe and has many fans all over the world.
The Psy’s “Gangnam Style” got released in 2012, capturing immense attention from all the music lovers. It is still the most viewed song on YouTube. After that, a number of K-pop bands and singers emerged. They continuously hold concerts in every country of the world.
The “Korean Wave” seems to be growing with each passing day with being extremely famous in countries like Bulgaria, Egypt, Romania, and Iran. The K-pop artists and singers know the art of singing and entertaining people in a very unique manner.
They are well-trained in their areas. Plus, they practice synchronized dancing to align with their songs. Apart from that, the flashy graphics and an irreplaceable touch of the Korean language provides a very rare combination, absolutely adored by the fans.
So, today we are going to have a look at the 10 best K-pop bands and singers that revolutionized the international music scene and have found a constant place in the hearts of music aficionados.
K-pop is simply nothing without BTS. BTS is one of the most famous groups in the whole world. They have reached number one on iTunes in around 65 countries and have been growing like a wildfire. They also found themselves on Billboard’s Social 50 chart for 114 weeks straight which is quite an extraordinary achievement.
Their band includes three rappers namely RM, Suga, and J-Hope and 4 singers namely Jin, Jimin, V, and Jungkook. They mainly attempt at addressing love and mental health issues through the depiction of their songs. You must listen to them at least once and then you will become their endless fans.
Psy, Park Jae-sang found his way from the very famous, “Gangnam Style”. The entire world danced on the beats of this song and till now, it remains the favorite of many. The song’s main highlight was Psy’s funky horse dance and the unique beat of the song which grabbed him a number of opportunities in Hollywood.
His very first album known as “Psy From The Psycho World!” Was released in 2001. His funky dancing style is an absolutely gorgeous add-on to the songs he makes. He is largely famous for his funny yet attractive dancing. He was also invited to perform on the Chinese New Year’s Parties.
The superstars of the group are Jennie Kim, Lisa, Jisoo, and Rosé who are not only loveable. Rather, they all know how to make space in the hearts of music lovers. They are considered as the current era’s megastars as they steal the limelight with every hit they release.
Their songs are extremely catchy and remain in the heads for many days to go. Apart from that, every single find a place in the top 10. Plus, the choreography of the songs remains the best part and collectively, the song emerges on the top quite conveniently.
BoA’s real name is Kwon Bo Ah. She was spotted by SM Entertainment when she was just 11 years old. She accompanied her brother to an audition where she was identified by Lee Soo-Man, the founder of SM Entertainment.
When she was just 13 years old, she went onto release her first album, namely “Peace B”. She then went to Japan and got connected with the Japanese culture. Thereby, she released her first Japanese album, “Listen To My Heart” which landed her at the top of the Oricon Chart. She then released an English album which gave her a role in Hollywood’s movie Make Your Move.
She now enjoys popularity at the international level.
The monsters of K-pop definitely deserve a place on our list. They are used to breaking onto the top of several charts. The reason behind their success is obviously their well-made songs, having a combination of hip-hop, EDM and some rap.
Monsta X is known to create a superb environment for all the music lovers who would never want to get out such an atmosphere.
The sweethearts of the K-pop scene are the beautiful peeps of Twice. Their interesting mix of a variety of styles and gorgeous moves make them highly famous among the famous K-pop artists. Their voices are also quite attractive and appeal to the masses.
They made their debut in 2015. Since then, they have seen no stopping. They are constantly delivering hits and making their fans happy. Also, the group keeps on trying different things and find themselves successful in everything they do!
EXO is mainly a superb band just because they put a lot of attention to their vocals and visuals. It is said that if you listen to their songs for once, you would not be able to detach from them any time soon! It is a big group of nine rocking stars who are landing on the top since the beginning.
They started their band seven years ago and have never managed to let down their fans. Additionally, they keep on trying a number of concepts, hooking their fans every time with every single they release.
Chung Ha easily finds her place in the country’s best K-pop artists. She is one of those soloists who create history every time she unleashes a weapon in the guise of a song. Initially, she started with a group of 10 people. But, after the disbandment of the group, she found her path in solo singing.
Vibrant vocals with a mix of intense choreography are something that makes her stand out.
They are young and particularly new to the K-pop scene. With being young, they have got the firepower and intensity to showcase in front of the world. In recent times, they have released a couple of singles that have changed the K-pop scene.
The penetrating and strong choreography with a mix of deep vocals make them really interesting. The eight-member boy group has become really famous in a very short period. There is still a lot to come from this talented group.
Red Velvet is a combination of pretty and sexy girls, Irene, Seulgi, Wendy, Joy, and Yeri who leave no stone unturned in impressing their followers. The sweet and the sour lend of the songs and vocals make them really addictive.
The group has always managed to find a place at the top of the charts just because they are not shy of indulging in experiments. They experiment with a number of concepts and luckily, get succeeded each of the time. The group has also released some sensational English versions of their hits, making them highly famous all over the world.
So, here we have come to an end of our list. Our list included 10 of the most famous singers and bands of the K-pop scene. The K-pop scene is developing with each passing minute and is being recognized in the whole world.