10 Korean Solo Artists Who Can Whip Up A Storm With Their Vocal Power

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10 Korean Solo Artists Who Can Whip Up A Storm With Their Vocal Power
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10 Korean Solo Artists Who Can Whip Up A Storm With Their Vocal Power

While there are many idols who blow us away with their vocal abilities, there are also a lot of amazingly talented solo artists who are making their mark on the Korean music industry! While this is by no means an exhaustive list (and in no particular order), here are 10 Korean solo artists who never cease to amaze us with their vocal power:

It’s now been about 10 years since videos of a guy with shaggy long hair and a mischievous smile generated major buzz on the internet for his effortless renditions of several Mariah Carey songs (filled with difficult high notes). That male Mariah was K.Will, now one of Korea’s most beloved balladeers. He’s also shown his skills at rapping and dancing through various live performances, not to mention his humor and all-around charm. Dear K.Will: please release a new album soon!

John Park to join the list of solo male artists making their comeback in June!
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John Park to join the list of solo male artists making their comeback in June!

John Park will be making his comeback this month!

According to insiders, John Park will be making his comeback on June 14. In addition to G-Dragon, Eddy Kim, Hwang Chi Yeol, and Lee Suk Hoon, he will be joining a hefty lineup of solo male artists who will be returning with their new music this month.

John Park personally wrote and composed his new single "DND (Do Not Disturb)" for his much-anticipated comeback in approximately a year. 

Don't miss his long-awaited return!

Korean Artists Refuse to Peform at Concert for U.S Army
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Korean Artists Refuse to Peform at Concert for U.S Army

On Saturday, June 10, Korean singers boycotted a government-backed concert by refusing to perform for United States Forces Korea troops after Korean protesters and netizens voiced their bitterness about the accident that killed two Korean girls in 2002.

The municipal government of Uijeongbu in Gyeonggi Province organized the concert to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 2nd Infantry Division, which is stationed in the city. USFK commander Vincent Brooks, the 8th U.S. Army commanding general Lt. Gen. Thomas Vandal, 50 officers and 400 soldiers as well as more than 3,000 civilians attended the free concert at the Uijeongbu Sports Complex,as reported by The Korea Times.

NCT 127 Becomes First Korean Artists To Be Invited To Today At Apple Event In U.S.
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NCT 127 Becomes First Korean Artists To Be Invited To Today At Apple Event In U.S.

On June 25, NCT 127 was invited to perform at the Apple retail store in Williamsburg, Brooklyn in New York, U.S. for the brands Today at Apple event, and was met with an energetic and positive response from fans.

Today at Apple is a new program unveiled by Apple in May that invites artists, musicians, photographers, entrepreneurs, and educators from around the world to hold various talk sessions to showcase their talents and share their experiences. The members of NCT 127 are the first Korean singers to be invited to the event, proving yet again the global popularity of the group.

SHINee’s Taemin To Hold First Korean Solo Concert
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SHINee’s Taemin To Hold First Korean Solo Concert

SHINees Taemin will be holding a solo concert in Korea!

SM Entertainment revealed that his solo concert titled OFF-SICK will be held from August 26 to 27 at Olympic Hall in Seouls Olympic Park. Ticketing details will be announced at a later date.

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He recently completed his first solo concert in Japan to sold out crowds on July 1 and 2 at the Nippon Budokan, but this will be his first in Korea.

Meanwhile, Taemins second Japanese mini album Flame of Love will be released on July 18.