“Those who wish to sing always find a song.” Today, we are here to bring you a list of top famous eleven Korean singers who have very unique and soulful vocals.
They are considered to be most appreciated among their fans for their way of singing the song with genuine approach. Below is the list of top chart Korean singers. You go in the waves of their soulful vocals.
Following is a list of top 11 Best, Hottest & Famous Korean Male Singers 2018
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11. Kim Junsu
Kim Jun-su born on 15 December 1986 and brought up in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. He is popularly known for his stage name Xia is a South Korean singer-songwriter, stage actor and dancer. When he was eleven year old, He was signed by SM Entertainment after his participation in the agency’s the 6th Annual Starlight Casting System. He was one of the founding members of boy band TVXQ and also a member of the Korean pop group JYJ. He arose in his solo career in 2010 with the release of Japanese EP Xiah, which peaked at number-two on Japan’s Oricon singles top chart. At the starting of 2017, He again took up the role of L in the Death Note musical, before he enlisted in the army as a conscripted policeman.
10. Byun Baek-hyun
Byun Baek-hyun who was born on May 6, 1992, in Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. He is better known for his stage name as Baekhyun, is a South Korean singer and actor. He has soulful unique voice and is a member of the South Korean-Chinese boy group EXO, its sub-group EXO-K and sub-unit EXO-CBX. He began training to be a singer when he was 11 years old, influenced by South Korean singer Rain. He attended his high schooling from Jungwon High School in Bucheon, where he was the lead singer in a band called Honsusangtae. He was spotted by an S.M. Entertainment agent while he was studying for the entrance exams to the Seoul Institute of the Arts. In 2011, He joined S.M. Entertainment through the S.M. Casting System. In April 2017, He released a single titled “Take You Home” for the second season of the Station project. The song peaked and popularized at number 12 on the Gaon Digital Chart.
Born on 18 May 1988 Dong Young-Bae better known for his name Taeyang, is a K-Pop superstar began training in dance, vocal coaching, and other elements of performance at age 12 before making his debut as part of boy band Big Bang in 2006. Big Bang grow as enormous success and then he branch out into acting, modelling, and a fruitful solo music career. A solo EP simply entitled Hot appeared in 2008, paving the way for full-length Solar in 2010. His hip-hop-flavored pop material and smartness turn as many heads as the similarly minded boy band sounds of his better-known parent band at first, but 2014 solo outing Rise bested their chart stats, debuting at number one on Billboard’s World Album charts.
8. Kim Bum-soo
Kim Bum-soo who was born on January 26, 1979, is a South Korean soul singer better known for his smooth vocals as well as for his mind blowing stage performance. Particularly, he is noted for the song “Bogo Shipda” the title of which means in English “I miss you” which later became the theme song of Korean drama “Stairway to Heaven”. With his song ‘Hello Goodbye Hello’ ranked as the 51st spot on the US Billboard Hot 100 in 2001 he became the first Korean artist to make a mark on the North American music charts. He is also enjoyed as a DJ for Gayo Kwangjang a radio program on KBS 2FM 89.1 MHz.
Everyone knows the 2012 YouTube sensation “Gangnam Style” the unexpected international breakthrough which is considered to be the most viewed as well as most liked pop song on YouTube and PSY got popularity around the globe and become internationally famous from that song. He. Professionally known Psy has official name Park Jae-sang who was born on December 31, 1977 and brought up in Gangnam District, stylized PSY, is a South Korean singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer. Begin from childhood he attended Banpo Elementary and Middle Schools and Sehwa High School. He made Guinness world record from Gangnam style and have another record for “Gentleman” – Most viewed video online in 24 hours.
Shim Chang-min born on February 18, 1988 and raised in Seoul, South Korea also known by his stage name Max Changmin or simply MAX, is a singer, actor, and a member of the pop duo TVXQ. He was scouted by an S.M. Entertainment talent agent when he was fourteen years old. In December 2003, He made his debut as TVXQ’s youngest member and got commercial success throughout Asia. He is fluent in both Korean and Japanese languages. In 2011, he pursued a second degree in Film and Arts at Konkuk University then he went on to pursue a master’s degree at Inha University. He also interested in becoming a professional photographer.
Kang Dae-sung better known by his stage name Daesung, who was born April 26, 1989 and brought up in Incheon is a South Korean singer, actor and television host. He made his musical debut in 2006 as a member of the South Korean popular boy band Big Bang. He then debuted as a solo artist under the aegis of group’s record label YG Entertainment with the number one trot song “Look at Me, Gwisoon” in 2008. Since the inception of the Gaon Chart, he successfully achieved two Top 10 songs, the digital single “Cotton Candy” in 2010 and “Wings” from the 2012 Big Bang album Alive.
4. Lee Seung-gi
Lee Seung Gi who was born on January 13, 1987 and raised in Seoul is a popular South Korean all round artist i.e. singer, actor, MC and entertainer. He debuted as a singer at the age of 17 and was first scouted by singer Lee Sun Hee. He made his successful acting debut in 2006 in the television drama show “The Infamous Chil Sisters” and has since gone on to star like popularity in many popular dramas, including “You’re All Surrounded” (2014), “Gu Family Book” (2013), “The King 2 Hearts” (2012), “My Girlfriend Is a Gumiho” (2010), “Shining Inheritance” (2009) and “Return of Iljimae” (2008). In addition to his music and acting, He was a member of the weekend variety show “1 Night 2 Days” from 2007 to 2012 and the MC of the talk show “Strong Heart” from 2009 to 2012.
3. Kim Hyun-joong
Kim Hyun-joong who was born on June 6, 1986 in South Korean capital Seoul is an actor as well as soulful singer. He is also the leader and main rapper of boyband SS501. In 2011, He debuted as a solo artist with his Korean mini albums Break Down and Lucky. He has won several icon awards and considered as a style icon in Korean music industry. He enrolled in Chungwoon University to study stage production management in the year 2011 and later joined Kongju Communication Arts (KCAU) to study applied music in February 2012. He is populared for his role as Yoon Ji-hoo in the 2009 Korean drama Boys Over Flowers and as Baek Seung-jo in Playful Kiss, for which he received the Popularity Awards at the 45th Baeksang Arts Awards for the former and at the Seoul International Drama Awards 2009 for the latter.
Yesung born as Kim Jong-hoon on August 24, 1984 is a South Korean singer and actor. From his young age, He expressed an interest in singing. In 1999, He participated a broadcast singing competition and won gold at the Cheonan Singing Competition. In 2001, His mother signed him up to audition for SM Entertainment’s Starlight Casting System, in which he impressed the judges with his “artistic soulful voice”, and then signed as a trainee under SM Entertainment that same year. He debuted with Super Junior with the album “Super Junior 05” in the year 2005. He served his mandatory military service from May 2013 to May 2015. He made his acting debut in the drama “Awl” in the year 2015. He has the best vocals among his colleagues. This fact was not from fans’ votes but determined by agency “SMent staffs” in which he ranked first in class followed by Ryewook and kyuhyun.
Kwon Ji-yong who is famous from his nickname G-Dragon was born August 18, 1988 and brought up in Seoul, South Korea. He is band BIGBANG’s leader and producer. He is the brain of BIGBANG’s hit songs ‘Lie’, ‘Last Farewell’, ‘Day by Day’ and ‘Tonight’. At age 13 he started training at YG Entertainment to embellish his musical talents. He is one of YG’s leading producers, contributing greatly to the success of BIGBANG. His first solo album in 2009, sold nearly 300,000 copies, breaking the record for most copies sold for a male solo artist of the year. His outstanding musical and stage show talents are now greatly recognized by the public. Many evaluate his latest album as a masterpiece, as it focuses on the growth of G-DRAGON rather than his transformation. As he says it himself in his songs, everything he does becomes a trend and a sensation. Time after time he has proved that the phenomenon is not temporary. G-DRAGON is now a cultural icon that stands at the epitome the 21st century.
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