Seo Min-woo, G-Dragon and 8 More Best K-pop Stars You Should Know About

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K-pop music conquers the world with the talented artists, unique bands and catchy songs.

Nexter.org made a list of most famous South Korean artist you should know about.

Seo Min-woo

Seo Min-woo was a member of popular South Korean boys group 100% and died at the age of 33, in Seoul due to the cardiac arrest.

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Source: Instagram

Kim Jonghyun

Kim Jong-hyun was the frontman of the popular K-pop band SHINee and committed suicide in 2017 by poisoning himself with carbon monoxide.

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Source: Vogue

PSY

Park Jae-sang, commonly known as Psy, became known worldwide thanks to his hit “Gangnam Style” in 2012. The funky horse dance caught on internationally, and his YouTube video views climbed to 1.8 billion.

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Source: Getty Images

G-Dragon

Kwon Ji Yong, better known by his stage name G-Dragon, is a South Korean rapper, singer-songwriter and record producer.

G-Dragon also was as a member of the South Korean group Big Bang. G-Dragon has been involved with writing, composing, and producing many of Big Bang’s hit tracks, including “Lies”, “Last Farewell”, and “Haru Haru.”

He has his own solo albums as well.

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Source: Edward Berthelot/Getty Images

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IU

Lee Ji-eun, better known by her stage name IU, is a South Korean singer-songwriter and actress.

According to a Gallup Korea survey, she was the most popular idol and artist among South Koreans in 2017.

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Source: Imgur

BoA

BoA, born Kwon Bo Ah, started her career at the age of 11 and released her first album ID: Peace B at the age of 13.

She lived in Japan for some time. Her first Japanese album, Listen To My Heart, made BoA the first Korean to debut at the top of the Oricon chart

She released an all-English album BoA in 2009 and earned her first Hollywood starring role in Make Your Move in 2013.

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Source: Getty Images

Taeyang

Dong Young-bae, better known by his stage name Taeyang or Sol is a South Korean singer-songwriter.

In 2006 he joined the boy band Big Bang.

Taeyang’s vocal skills have been admired by music critics and he is regarded as one of the best vocalists in South Korea.

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Source: Getty Images

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Rain

Rain was the first K-pop star that broke onto the Western scene. He starred in Ninja Assassin (2009) and Speed Racer (2008), both Hollywood productions.

He was voted one of the “100 People Who Shape Our World” by TIME magazine in 2007.

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Source: soompi.com

Kim Tae-yeon

Kim Tae-yeon is a South Korean singer and actress. She is a member of the South Korean girl group Girls’ Generation, its subgroup TTS, as well as the ballad group S.M. The Ballad.

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Source: soompi.com

Sunmi

Lee Sunmi, commonly known by her stage name as Sunmi or Mimi, is a South Korean idol singer. She is a former member of the South Korean girl group Wonder Girls, which debuted under JYP Entertainment in 2007.

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Source: allkpop.com

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