K-pop artists are known for their charisma, talent, and powerful performances. What else the k-pop male solo artists famous for? But before that let’s know what is K-pop and who are k-pop idols in 2023.
K-pop is a genre of music originating in South Korea. It combines pop, hip-hop, R&B, rock, electronic dance music, and other genres. It has become very famous over the years and has influenced many artists around the globe. At the same time, the handsome solo male pop artist is known for their unique style and fashion sense. They also have amazing voices. It’s difficult to list the top 10 among so many solo k-pop artists, let us know in the comments section if we missed your favorite.
The Top 10 K-Pop Male Solo Artist in 2023
9. Kang Daniel
8. Jay Park
Kwon Hyuk also known as Dean is 10th on our list of male solo K-pop artists in 2023. He is a South Korean alternative R&B singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer born in the year 1992. His stage name Dean is originated from actor James Deans whose rebellious image appealed to him. Dean began his career at the age of 16 and by eighteen he was writing songs for K-pop stars under the name DeanInflueza.
However, he made his debut with the song I’m Not Sorry and released his first EP 130 Mood: TRBL. The song charted at no 10 on Goan Album Chart and no 3 on the Billboard World Albums chart.
9. Kang Daniel
Next at number 9 on the list of solo male k-pop artists, we have Kang Daniel. He is a multitalented South Korean singer, songwriter, actor, and businessman born on 10th December 1996. He rose to prominence after winning the second season of the reality competition series Produce 101. Kang was a former member of the K-pop group Wanna One and at present is a solo k-pop male artist. His solo releases are Paranoia and Touchin.
I think the stage is much bigger when you’re an individual artist instead of a member of a group. According to Kang Daniel, I have to do more to fill the stage up. I’m also looking forward to penning songs that are filled with only my voice and my colors, my style, and my personality.
8. Jay Park
Jay Park is a talented Korean-American ’90s hip-hop and pops music-influenced singer, rapper, record producer, songwriter, choreographer, dancer, and entrepreneur. He is also known as an Art of Movement (AOM) member, and founder / CEO of the independent hip-hop record label, Good Music Entertainment. His debut single “I Am” became a hit in Asia, and he released his second album, titled “The Real Me”, in 2013.
This solo male k-pop artist has aced it all! Since 2011 he is not associated with any group and doing extremely well. Checkout, the Youtube video above where he entertains the crowd with his twerks and crazy moves.
Kim Jong Dae popular by the stage name Chen is a South Korean singer and songwriter He began his career in 2012 as a member of the boy group EXO and has given outstanding releases. In addition, he has recorded songs for television dramas such as Best Luck and Everytime. However, in 2019, he made his debut as a solo singer with the EP April and a flower. The song peaked at number two on South Korea’s Goan Album Chart followed by the hit single Beautiful Goodbye.
G Dragan is also known as the “King of K Pop”. He released his first solo album Heartbreaker, which became the best-selling album. G Dragan is a rapper, singer-songwriter, record producer, entrepreneur, and fashion designer. Is there anything this solo male k-pop artist can not do? Well no. In 2010, he collaborated with Big Bang member T.O.P to release the album GD & TOP.
He is recognized for his influence on youth culture, fashion trends, and music. In 2016, Forbes listed him as the most influential person under 30 in Asia’s entertainment and sports. With a net worth ranging between $55 to $60 million, he is 3rd on our list of richest k pop idols.
Chittaphon Leechaiyapornkul popular by the stage name Ten is a Thai singer and dancer based in South Korea and China. He debuted in the kpop world with the boy band NCT as part of its first sub-unit, NCT U in 2016. He’s 5th on our list of top 10 male kpop artists in 2023. Ten has also released solo singles including Dream in a Dream, Paint Me Naked, and Birthday. Besides, Ten appeared as a special judge on the fourth season of the dance competition show Street Dance of China.
Next on the list of top 10, we have a brilliant solo male k-pop artist in 2023, Baekhyun. He is a famous South Korean singer, songwriter, dancer, and actor. He debuted as a South Korean-Chinese boy group EXO member in 2012. His real name is Byun Baek-hyun.
In addition, he is the leader of the musical project SuperM. However, in 2019, he pursued his solo career and released his extended play City Lights, which became best selling album by a solo artist. He won Mnet Asian Music Awards for Best Male Artists for three consecutive years.
BTS’ J-Hope is another solo male k-pop artist. With a net worth of $25-30 million, he is one of the richest k pop idols. His full name is Jung Ho-Seok but, he is well known by his stage name J-Hope. The multitalented k pop idol is a Korean rapper, songwriter, dancer, and record producer. He is the first member of BTS to enter the Billboard Hot 100 as a soloist in 2019, with the song “Chicken Noodle Soup.”
He is also well known for gifting his bandmates and doing many charitable acts. Besides, he is a shareholder in Hybe entertainment company. Through this, he earns more than 8 million. This rich Kpop idol has endorsed brands like Louis Vuitton, Puma, Hyundai, and Samsung. J Hope resides in a house worth $2.2M. Undoubtedly, he is a good-looking solo male k-pop artist in the industry in 2023.
Min Yoon Gi (also known as Suga) is a South Korean rapper, record producer, and songwriter. He was born in Seoul, Korea on March 9th, 1993. He was part of the boy band BTS before becoming a solo male k-pop artist. His debut single “Agust D” was released on April 1st, 2017. He is currently signed under Big Hit Music. His music has topped several charts including number 3 on Billboard’s World Album Chart, UK Albums Chart, etc. However, Suga has written and produced more than 70 songs as of now. His popularity has reached a new level and he has 39.2 million followers on Instagram.
The first one on our list of solo male k-pop artists 2023 is one of the most successful k pop idols, Taemin, who gives tough competition to other handsome Kpop idols. He is a Korean pop star who rose to fame after joining the boy band Shinee in 2008. They have sold over 40 million records worldwide and won numerous awards.
Taemin is known for his charismatic stage presence and strong vocals. He is one of the best vocalists in the Kpop scene. He is also well-known for his dancing skills. In addition to singing and dancing, Taemin is also a model and actor. Fans and various media outlets regarded him as Idol’s Idol. While this handsome k pop idol has a charming price face with a unique personality and deserves this position.
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