Find Out About The Miracle Voice and the Beautiful South Korean Solo Artists
Some of you may have already realized that besides girl groups, female solo artists have been adding diversity in the Korean music industry. They have managed to survive and receive attention alongside the multitude of boy bands and girl groups this year. Let’s get a glimpse of them and their music in this Channel-Korea article below! Keep on reading! 🙂
BoA is a popular singer and dancer under SM Entertainment. She debuted when she was 13 years old. She has been called “The Queen of K-Pop” since she became recognized as one of the most inspirational and influential artists in the K-Pop industry. She got scouted by an SM Entertainment agent when she accompanied her brother to an audition. She debuted in August 2000 and has since released albums in Japan, USA, and Korea. Her debut in Japan was massively popular and her album sold more than a million copies and bridged the entertainment worlds between South Korea and Japan for the first time after World War II. BoA has managed to expand her career and has established herself as a star in Japan even more so than she has in South Korea and at one point she was more popular in Japan than she was in South Korea.
When she released her American single “Eat You Up,” she became one of the first Korean singers to expand their wings to the USA at the time. Check out the music video for “Eat You Up” below which also shows her dancing capabilities and skills. This USA debut was beyond amazing for a Korean artist at that time.
BoA also produced the chick and pop song titled “Who Are You.” Check out the song below.
This is one of best performances in KBS’ Music Bank. “The Only One,” her dancing here was totally incredible and competent.
In recent years she has been more active in her native country, starting from being a member of the judging panel of the talent show K-Pop Star and being a host in Produce 101 in 2017. Her most recent album in Korean music is Woman launched in October 2018 after her album Kiss My Lips in 2015.
Anda, who has a real name Won Min-ji, is a solo singer who debuted in 2012 with the stage name Andamiro under Trophy Entertainment. Her song “Hypnotized” showed her powerful skills in singing. Later on, she signed a contract with YG Entertainment after her exclusive contract Esteem Entertainment expired.
Since she has a unique face and style in music, from her debut song “Don’t Ask” she has been dubbed as Korea’s Lady Gaga.
Her recent come back was on March 6th, 2019. Anda launched her first digital single and also the first single What You Waiting For. For this single, she collaborated with R.Tee, YG Entertainment’s producer.
Park Ji-min was the first winner of the talent show K-Pop Star Season 1. Being extremely kind-hearted, she donated part of her prize money from the show to charity, about 300.000.000 won.
She was even a member of a group called 15&, but they disbanded even though it was never officially announced by JYP.
Before becoming a solo singer, she was living in Thailand for seven years. She can speak Korean, English and basic Thai. In 2015, she released the single “Hopeless Love,” and got nominated at the 25th Seoul Music Awards. Ji-Min got nominated in the category Popularity Award and Hallyu Special Award.
Lee-hi is a solo singer and songwriter under YG Entertainment. She was a runner up in the reality show K-Pop Star season 1, as Park Ji-min was the winner. She debuted with the release of the single “1, 2, 3, 4” on October 24th, 2012.
Her deep and jazzy voice attracted JYP during K-Pop Star Season 1, she just had to improve her dancing. Her voice tone in singing is one of a kind and she is undoubtedly talented. That’s why she got a lot of attention later on after debuting. Among her all-time favorite songs are “Rose” and “Breathe.”
The song “Breathe” by Lee Hi has stolen many people’s hearts. Check it out below!
Her latest song in 2019 is titled “No One.”