List of K-Pop Idols With Naturally Husky Voices
South Korea is not only famous for the fastest internet in the world, but also because of hallyu wave, or the K-pop (Korean Pop) wave, that spread all around the world these days. While the modern form of K-pop can be traced back to the early ’90s, the term, itself, started becoming popularized in the 2000s, replacing the term Gayo (가요), which also refers to domestic pop music in South Korea. Among those many K-pop idol groups, both boy-groups and girl-groups have members who have strong, husky voices.
In this article, Channel-Korea will give you a rundown of various K-pop idols who have husky voices, such as, iKON’s Junhoe, BTS’s V, EXO’s Chanyeol, GOT7’s Jackson, STRAY KIDS’s Felix, Lee Hi, BLACKPINK’s Jisoo, (G)-IDLE’s Yuqi, DREAMCATCHER’s Dami, and MAMAMOO’s Moonbyul.
Born 22 years ago, on March 31, 1997, Koo Jun-hoe is a famous idol in South Korea and an official members of the boy-group iKON. He was a member of Team B in the variety show ‘WIN’, which was a survival program under YG Entertainment. After the program ended, he debuted with iKON in 2015 and is well-known as iKON’s Junhoe. He’s also known for his skill in composing, and was involved in iKON’s debut single, “Rhythm Ta”. He position is as main vocalist and dancer in iKON.
As a main vocalist, Junhoe has many parts in every iKON song. He has a unique, husky voice and a strong image and well-built body that was make him seem perfect, even-though he has deep husky voice and sings very sweetly. His voice is a perfect fit for iKON’s sound. He has a bass voice that sounds husky when he talking, and doesn’t change when he’s singing. Sometimes, his voice is sexy and gentlemanly and could make his fans melting, other times he sounds so loving and emotional that fans hearts all flutter.
Kim Tae-hyung is better known as BTS’s V. BTS (Bangtan Seonyeondan) is a very famous boy-group from South Korea. They have fans of all ages, all over the world. BTS debuted in 2013, under Big Hit Entertainment. He position in the group is as a vocalist, to take advantage of his good vocals and husky voice that stirs fans’ hearts when they listen to him.
Fans love V not only because of his sweet and manly voice, but also because of his 4D personality, which makes him a mood-maker in the group. Among the BTS members, V is one who has a good visual and is very handsome. With his deep, husky voice, emotional sound, bright personality, and handsome face, it’s no surprise that so many fans love him.
South Korean boy-group EXO’s main rapper is Chanyeol, who debuted on April 8th, 2012, under SM Entertainment, one of Big Three agencies in South Korea. EXO is one of the most popular boy-groups of the third generation of K-pop. Chanyeol was born with the real name Park Chan-yeol, and is the main rapper in the group. He has dark, sexy vocals and a husky voice.
The handsome 27 year old is tall and has a perfect body, and can make you swoon with his rap. Even when he’s just talking he makes fans hold their breath, and hearts flutter when they listen to Chanyeol’s gentle and deep, husky voice. With his talent and unique voice, Chanyeol has become one of the best rappers in K-pop.
Jackson Wang is a rapper, singer and dancer who was born in Hong Kong and based in South Korea. He came to South Korea to be an idol trainee at JYP Entertainment in 2011. After training for about two and a half years, he was debuted with GOT7 under JYP Entertainment on January 16th, 2014. Jackson’s position is as lead rapper, lead dancer, vocalist, and face of the group.
Jackson was born on March 28, 1994, and has the most serious, easygoing, and sassiest personality in GOT7, which means he quickly made friends with everyone. Meanwhile, he deserved well as a idol, because he has great voice. Jackson has a deep, heavy, husky voice that’s great when he’s doing rap. Because of his voice, Jackson’s rap became more unique and had a special sound.
STRAY KIDS’ Felix
Lee Yong-bok, or Lee Felix, is known-well as Stray Kids’s Felix. He is an idol and member of the group Stray Kids, which was debuted under JYP Entertainment on March 25th, 2018. Although Felix and his group members are rookies in K-pop industry, they have been able to win people’s attention and hearts with their music.
Felix is the lead dancer and lead rapper in Stray Kids. He shows off his strong, husky voice when he’s doing rap, creating a sound that’s strong and addicting. He even does beatboxing with his great husky voice, beside his rap.
Lee Ha-yi, known by her stage name Lee Hi, is a South Korean singer-songwriter and soloist under YG Entertainment. She is best known as the runner-up of SBS’ K-pop Star Season 1. She debuted with single “1, 2, 3, 4” on October 28, 2012. Lee Hi is one of best solo singers in South Korea.
Lee Hi is a female singer who has unusual voice. Unlike most female singers, who have high-pitched voices, she has a voice that is smooth, husky, and high-pitched. Lee Hi is very easy to notice because of her extraordinary voice.
The visual from the famous girl-group with hit songs such as “Ddu-du-ddu-du”, “Kill This Love”, and many more, is known-well as BlackPink’s Jisoo. The pretty girl looks feminine and baby-faced, but has a strong, husky voice. Because she looks so calm and cool, her unusual voice makes her very charismatic.
Jisoo’s position is as lead vocalist in BlackPink. Her smooth, but strong husky voice dominates in BlankPink’s music, and is one of the group’s signatures.
(G)-idle’s Yuqi comes from Beijing, China. She came to South Korea in 2014 to audition in CUBE Entertainment and became a Cube trainee. She was introduced in CUBE TREE on August 23, 2017, and she was debuted with (G)-idle on May 2, 2018.
Her position in (G)-idle is as face of the group, lead Dancer, and lead vocalist. Yuqi is known as a small, pretty girl with a powerful, husky voice and amazing dance skills. Even though she comes from China, she sings in Korean with perfect pronunciation, and with a full, charismatic voice.
Lee Yu-bin is better known as Dreamcather’s Dami. She’s a member of the famous South Korean famous girl-group Dreamcatcher. Dami has strong voice as the main rapper and vocalist in her group. She has clear, husky voice as a rapper. When she raps, she her work is both strong and cute.
The famous South Korean girl-group Mamamoo is known among K-pop idols and fans to be both sexy and charismatic. One of Mamamoo members, Moobyul, has the position as a rapper in the group, and is a girl with beautiful face, a girl-crush side, and a charismatic, strong voice. She also writes song lyrics, which makes her the song-writer in Mamamoo.
Her charm when she’s doing rap can draw attentions from other K-pop idols, both of boy-groups and other girl-groups. When she’s rapping, it’s almost as if the stage is only there just for her.