Brother and sister music duo is very uncommon in the Korean music industry. However, Akdong Musician is able to show that a brother and a sister can cooperate and make good music. Akdong Musician consists of older brother Lee Chan-hyuk and younger sister Lee Su-hyun. They debuted under YG Entertainment with the studio album Play in 2014, fresh after winning the SBS K-Pop Star.
Akdong musician, AKMU for short, became an overnight success after releasing their debut album. Their following albums Spring and Winter further established AKMU’s influence in the Korean music industry.
AKMU released their second studio album titled Winter which includes the single “Last Goodbye.” “Last Goodbye” is the duo’s best selling single and earned them various music awards. The music video of “Last Goodbye” is AKMU’s most viewed video on YouTube. It is a sad themed song that tells the story of a break-up among lovers. Each of the lovers recollects good memories when they were together.
Akdong Musician released their latest studio album Sailing on September 25th, 2019. The lead single of the album is “How Can I Love the Heartbreak, You’re the One I Love.” The single reached the No. 1 position on Korean music charts. Before the end of the year, AKMU has two schedules for concert performances. First, a multi-artist concert, 2019 Someday Theatre Pleroma, which is scheduled on November 16-17, 2019 at Coex Hall D. Second, AKMU’s Sailing Concert is scheduled on December 14-15, 2019 at Kyung Hee University Grand Peace Palace, Seoul.
Davichi debuted on February 4th, 2008, by releasing their debut studio album Amaranth 2. Their debut single “I Love You Even Though I Hate You” earned them the award for Rookie of the Month. Davichi consists of Lee Hae-ri and Kang Min-kyung. Lee Hae-ri is famous for her high voice and wide voice range while Kang Min-kyung is famous for her soft voice and beautiful visual. Davichi means “to shine through everything” in Korean. Davichi is one of the most successful female duos, having a total of 6 singles as number one on various occasions.
Davichi contributed to several original soundtracks of famous Korean dramas such as Descendants of the Sun, It’s Okay, That’s Love, and Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo, to name a few. The duo Davichi is one of the most loved Korean duos. Both Lee Hae-ri and Kang Min-kyoung’s characters are lovable and friendly.
Davichi’s most famous music video is Descendants of the Sun’s OST. The beautiful melodic piano tune is accompanied by an orchestra to produce a memorable love song ballad. Descendants of the Sun is a hit drama and its OST became a hit to drama viewers as well.
Davichi released their latest album on August 10th, 2019, which was recorded to celebrate a decade of the music program Yoo Hee-yeol’s Sketchbook. On December 13-15, 2019, Davichi will hold a concert at Blue Square Market Hall to celebrate the end of 2019.
Khan is a Korean female duo under Maroo Management. The duo Khan consists of Jeon Min-ju and Euna Kim, both of whom were former members of Ark. Khan debuted on May 23rd, 2018, by releasing the album I’m Your Girl with the main single of the same title. Euna Kim is a Korean-American rapper and singer. Before forming Khan, she took part in a variety of talent search shows like Superstar K3, Unpretty Rapstar 3, and The Unit. Minju was a former member of the Dayday group and participated in K-Pop Star 2 and K-Pop Star 6.
Khan has only one music video with the title “I’m Your Girl.” Their music is catchy and easy to listen to.
Khan’s latest appearance was as a guest on a music variety show Channel A’s Vocal Play. Khan has a VLive and a YouTube channel; each of the channels is named Khan. Their YouTube channel has more than 150.000 subscribers. Their latest video was uploaded on December 24th, 2018. Their channels show Khan’s activities like recording and producing songs.
MXM is a duo of two young former trainees of Brand New Music agency. MXM consists of Lim Young-min as rapper and Kim Dong-hyun as a vocalist. The name MXM represents Mix and Match and More x More. MXM debuted on September 6th, 2017, by releasing their Extended Play album titled Unmix. The leading track for the album was “I’m the One.”
MXM’s music video “Knock Knock” was released on November 7th, 2018. Both members complemented each other with their talents. The MV was recorded on an abandoned building without any occupants. It seemed that the duo wanted the residents to show up by knocking with their song and dance.
On March 20th, 2019, MXM released their latest EP with the title I Want To Know You. The EP was produced by the Boombastic team who has experience with artists such as IOI, Seventeen, and Davichi.