South Korean entertainment industry is spreading widely across the world, thanks to the age of social media platforms. This spread of South Korean entertainment across the world is often termed as "Hallyu wave." K-pop can be considered one of the top contributors of the Hallyu waves across the world. South Korean singers are getting very popular among the world and hence their talent is appreciated by the masses. We have researched about those South Korean singers who are mad talented and are a major factor for the rise of the popularity of the South Korean music industry. This article includes South Korean singers who are quite popular in the world.
When talking about popularity, Psy tops the list. Psy is the first Korean singer who got widespread recognition among the world for his single, Gangnam Style which became a huge hit upon its release and gave Psy the popularity he deserves. Psy is considered one of the most internationally famous South Korean singers.
G-Dragon is one of the most popular icons of the Korean pop industry. He is also the member and leader of the legendary k-pop group Bigbang. G-Dragon is quite popular both domestically and internationally due to his solo singing career and also his group activities. G-Dragon is also known by the masses as a fashion icon and is considered an influential figure both in the singing and fashion domain.
IU is a very loved and popular Korean artist. She is a singer and an actor. The singer debuted just at the age of fifteen years. Since then there was no looking back and now she is one of the most popular singers in the Korean entertainment industry. IU has a strong fanbase both domestically and internationally.
Taeyeon is one of the most respected artists in the Korean entertainment industry. She is known for her great singing skills. She first debuted as the leader of the iconic k-pop group, Girls Generation. Later she debuted as a solo singer and also is a part of various units of Girls Generation. Taeyeon is very popular among the masses. Taeyeon has maintained a successful solo career as well as her group schedules with Girls Generation.
Jonghyun is one of the most loved and respected artists in the Korean entertainment industry. In his lifetime, he was well known for being one of the best singers in South Korea. Even now after his death, his popularity doesn't seem to get affected and he is still very popular among the masses. Jonghyun was a member and vocalist of the legendary k-pop group SHINee and had also established his solo singing career.
BoA whose real name is Kwon Bo-ah is considered as one of the top contributors of the 'Hallyu wave'. She is often termed as the Queen of K-pop due to her journey in the Korean entertainment industry. Her popularity remains the same even after so many years since her debut.
Byun Baekhyun is a very popular singer in the Korean entertainment industry. Byun is the main vocal of the popular k-pop group EXO. Byun Baekhyun had debuted with the k-pop group EXO, later he debuted as an actor and eventually he debuted as a solo singer. He has a loyal fanbase both domestically and internationally.
When we are talking about popularity, it is a known fact that BTS is currently the most popular singing group in the world right now. The global popularity of BTS is insane. We have mentioned the k-pop group BTS as a whole because currently, all the members of BTS are very popular in the world both domestically and internationally. BTS is considered one of the most influential and popular singers in recent times.
Though the complete group, Blackpink is very popular in the world, for now, we are just mentioning Jennie in this article. Jennie is considered one of the most popular icons of the recent Korean entertainment industry. She is also known for her great fashion sense and is sometimes called a human Chanel. She has earned popularity through hard work and talent.
Hwasa whose real name is Ahn Hye-jin is a talented songwriter, singer, rapper, and model. She has been gaining popularity rapidly across the world.