K- POP industry, i.e. The Korean industry is one of the emerging industries in the world. Music produced by Korean industries is very much liked worldwide. Korean industry has seen a significant wave of population in the past couple of years. The Korean industry's audience comprises 156.6 billion worldwide from 116 countries. The Korean industry is getting influenced by Hollywood as well. Many English songs were covered by Korean artists. BTS, TXT, Blackpink and Jessi are some of the artists who did covers for English songs. There are some English song covers that no one can get over with.
1. Fix You By BTS ( Bangtan Sonyeondan )
This song came out in 2006 but was initially written by Coldplay's Martin for his then-wife, who had just lost her father. BTS sang this song on MTV unplugged as their performance, where Jimin mentioned" This song gave us comfort, so we wanted to prepare this cover to comfort you as well". According to BTS, this song is about one person's grief transferred into the story of a year of worldwide suffering. This song fixes that part of your heart that hasn't been broken. Martin's lyrics and BTS' melodious voice will always remain a hymn where people will find their comfort.
2. Good 4 U By Gaho And Kave
This song (Good 4 U) was initially sung by Olivia Rodrigo and came out on May 14, 2021. This song was the third single and sixth track from her debut studio album, i.e. SOUR. This song gained immense popularity over social media. Gaho covered this song and released it on August 1, 2021, which was loved by his fans and Korean audience.
3. Love Me Like You Do By Xeno-t (Formerly Toppdogg)
This song was originally sung by Ellie Goulding and was released on January 7, 2015. This song was also included in the movie, i.e. 50 Shades of Grey. But its cover by ToppDogg had everyone fall in love with their voice. They didn't only sing this song beautifully but also had their dance schedule. Later, this became one of the top 5 covers of 'Love Me Like You Do’
4. Shape Of You By Day6
Sheeran, Steve Mac and Johnny McDaid wrote Shape of You and released it on January 6, 2017. This song was nominated for many awards, including Grammys. This song was not only nominated for Grammys but also won the Grammy Award for Best Pop Solo Performance at the 60th Annual Grammy Awards. This song gave many people comfort. Day 6 took over the internet when they performed this song while guesting at 89.1 Cool FM. This song was loved by their fans and the fans of Sheeran simultaneously.
5. We Don't Talk Anymore By BTS’ Jimin And Jungkook
Charlie Puth and Selena Gomez are the initial singers of this song. Their melodious voices made their audience think of their heartbreaks. This song is about how two people who used to talk every second, every day, are not talking anymore, and how they feel when their partner gets close to someone else. This song was covered by BTS’ Jimin and Jungkook. Not only that but also Charlie Puth and Jungkook performed it together at one of the events.
6. Believer By Kihyun
Believer was released on February 1, 2017, as a single lead from the band’s third studio album, Evolve (2017), through Interscope Records and Kidinakorner. This song, by the American pop-rock band Imagine Dragons, is nothing but an emotion. The Internet went wild when MONSTA X’s KiHyun dropped his version of this song. His vocals, voice, and energy made everyone fall for him.
7. I Like Me Better By NCT's Jaehyun
Lauv wrote this song by getting inspired by his own story when he moved to New York and fell in love. This song is about his feelings when he falls in love with someone after moving there. He talks about how he feels about himself when he is around her. This song was covered by NCT’s JaeHyun which was loved by his audience and gained popularity worldwide.
8. Falling By Jungkook
One Direction’s former Harry Styles sang this song initially. This song broke every record. The Internet went mad when BTS’ Jimin, Jungkook and Taehyung attended his concert, they assumed that it was a time for BTS collaboration with Harry Styles. After some days, Jungkook released his cover. There was madness all over the internet because Jungkook's version was so lovely that people got lost in his voice. It became one of the best covers of Jungkook Jeon.
9. 10,000 Hours By Jungkook
Justin Bieber sang this song, i.e. 10,000 Hours. Jungkook uploaded this song’s cover to Soundcloud on July 28. Not only that, but also shared a link on Twitter with an attractive caption, i.e. “10,000 hours on repeat”. His sweet vocals and melodic tone made this song a natural fit for him. Jungkook's fans eagerly wait for his single, and Jungkook never fails to treat them just right.
10. Diamonds By Jessi And Hyolyn
Rihanna recorded this song which came out in 2012 for her seventh studio album, i.e. Unapologetic. This song has sold over 7.5 million copies worldwide. Jessi, who is known for her boldness and straightforward tone, covered this song very beautifully. Jessi, along with Hyolyn, performed this song on BBC Radio 1’s Live.