Top 5 Most-Watched K-pop Soloist Music Videos in 2021 so Far

Top 5 Most-Watched K-pop Soloist Music Videos in 2021 so Far
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Numerous K-pop artists continue to reign supreme on various music charts and online audio streaming platforms worldwide at the moment. The competition between these musicians also continues to tighten with more and more new breeds of artists are being launched each passing day.

This is one of the many reasons why it is very much interesting to look back and check who among the active artists of today have had the most views over time. Below are the top 5 most-watched K-pop soloist music videos in 2021 so far.

#1. "On the Ground" by Rosé

This BLACKPINK member continues to break records one after another with her groundbreaking solo album titled "-R-." There is no doubt that Rosé has cemented herself as one of the biggest names in K-pop music with the success she has been experiencing since her official solo debut on March 12, 2021.

>>> See more: BLACKPINK Rosé Net Worth 2021: Will '-R-' Solo Album Increases Her Total Assets?

As a matter of fact, the official music video of "On the Ground" already amassed more than 114.7 million views on YouTube. The said clip, also, got more than 7.4 million likes and more than 1.6 million comments as of this writing. At present, it is the No. 6 trending video on the popular video streaming site.

#2. "Celebrity" by IU

This South Korean pop star has been in the industry for years. Also, IU has proven, time and again, that she is a force to be reckoned with in terms of musicality after she nabbed countless awards and has been given nods by several award-giving bodies through the years.

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The official music video of "Celebrity" already garnered more than 58.2 million views on YouTube. It also got more than 2.2 million likes and more than 115,000 comments as of press time. The clip was released on Jan. 27, 2021.

#3. "I'm Not Cool" by HyunA

Securing the third spot on the list is HyunA with her record-breaking "I'm Not Cool" single. Though she originally debuted as part of the South Korean girl group Wonder Girls in February 2007, the songstress has been successful in launching herself as a solo artist.

>>> See more: HyunA Unveils Teaser Images For Upcoming Album 'I'm Not Cool'

As of late, the official music video of "I'm Not Cool" already amassed more than 28.5 million views on YouTube. The clip also has a total of 1.6 million likes and more than 66,852 comments. The video was released on Jan. 28, 2021.

#4. "Bicycle" by Chungha

Nabbing the fourth spot is Chungha with her solo track titled "Bicycle." Though she was known as a member of the now-dissolved South Korea girl group I.O.I, the singer-dancer has been so successful in rebranding and launching as a solo star.

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As of this writing, the official music video of "Bicycle" already got more than 28 million views on YouTube. The said clip also gathered more than 587,000 likes and more than 32,498 comments. It was released on Feb. 15, 2021.

#5. "Paranoia" by Kang Daniel

Taking the fifth spot is Kang Daniel with his chart-topping single called "Paranoia." This singer-songwriter rose to fame when he was launched as a member of Wanna One. However, he decided to take over his career and, later, establish his own agency to manage his future activities as a solo star.

>>> See more: Kang Daniel Announces Surprise Comeback With New Album 'YELLOW' On April 13

The official music video of "Paranoia," currently, has a total of 28 million views on YouTube. The said clip also generated more than 428,00 likes and more than 45,000 comments as of press time. It was released on Feb. 16, 2021.

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Top 5 Most Famous K-Pop Vocalists Of Each Year From 2012 - 2021

While the “Big 3” in K-Pop has been less clear in recent years, for a long time SM Entertainment, JYP Entertainment, and YG Entertainment were known to be at the top of the K-Pop industry.

Because of this, their idols tended to get more attention and popularity than those from smaller companies, due to the larger budgets and better marketing that the companies could afford to use on them.

Thanks to Google Analytics, we can go back in time to see which K-Pop idols were being searched the most over certain periods of time, which can be a measure of an artist’s popularity or at least how much interest fans have in them. While we’ve looked at other idols in the past, today we’re focusing on the idols who are known as vocalists in their groups.

These are the 5 most-searched K-Pop vocalists from the “Big 3” companies of each year over the last decade! Each graph shows how highly searched they were in comparison to each other, and the final “overall” graph compares all 16 vocalists to each other in total over the decade.

2012

5. Donghae (Super Junior)

4. CL (2NE1)

3. Seohyun (Girls’ Generation)

2. Taeyeon (Girls’ Generation)

1. Eunhyuk (Super Junior)

2013

2. CL (2NE1), Suzy (former Miss A), & Baekhyun (EXO) (Tied)

1. Eunhyuk (Super Junior), Luhan (former EXO), & Taeyeon (Girls’ Generation) (Tied)

2014

5. Suzy (former Miss A)

4. CL (2NE1)

3. Taeyang (BIGBANG)

2. Taeyeon (Girls’ Generation)

1. Eunhyuk (Super Junior)

2015

5. CL (2NE1)

4. Eunhyuk (Super Junior)

3. Suzy (former Miss A)

2. Baekhyun (EXO)

1. Taeyeon (Girls’ Generation)

2016

5. D.O. (EXO)

4. Eunhyuk (Super Junior)

3. Baekhyun (EXO)

2. Taeyeon (Girls’ Generation)

1. Suzy (former Miss A)

2017

5. Taeyang (BIGBANG)

4. Jennie (BLACKPINK)

3. D.O. (EXO)

2. Taeyeon (Girls’ Generation)

1. Baekhyun (EXO)

2018

4. Baekhyun & D.O. (EXO) (Tied)

3. Rosé (BLACKPINK)

2. Jisoo (BLACKPINK)

1. Jennie (BLACKPINK)

2019

5. Taeyeon (Girls’ Generation)

4. Rosé (BLACKPINK)

3. Jisoo (BLACKPINK)

2. Jennie (BLACKPINK)

1. Chen (EXO)

2020

4. Baekhyun & Suho (EXO) (Tied)

3. Rosé (BLACKPINK)

2. Jisoo (BLACKPINK)

1. Jennie (BLACKPINK)

2021 (So Far)

5. Taeyeon (Girls’ Generation), Baekhyun & Suho (EXO) (Tied)

4. Jaehyun (NCT)

3. Jisoo (BLACKPINK)

2. Rosé (BLACKPINK)

1. Jennie (BLACKPINK)

Overall:

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Top 5 Most Well-known K-Pop Dancers Of Each Year Over The Last Decade

Main and lead dancers in K-Pop groups are often known for the extra energy and charisma that they add to performances. While typically all the members of a K-Pop group are skilled at dancing, these members have just that little more specialty and uniqueness that makes them stand out.

Because of this, dancers are often popular members in a K-Pop group, which can be measured to some degree based on how often they’re searched on Google. Google Analytics keeps track of search trends over the years, and through the data collected by them, we can get a rough estimate of which K-Pop dance-focused members were most-searched each year.

Here are the 5 most popular K-Pop dancers of each year over the last decade, based on data collected from Google Analytics!

2012

5. Taemin (SHINee)

4. CL (former 2NE1)

3. Donghae (Super Junior)

2. Yoona (Girls’ Generation)

1. HyunA (former 4MINUTE)

2013

5. Taemin (SHINee)

4. HyunA (former 4MINUTE)

3. Sehun (EXO)

2. Luhan (former EXO)

1. Yoona (Girls’ Generation)

2014

5. CL (former 2NE1)

4. Sehun (EXO)

3. Taeyang (BIGBANG)

2. Yoona (Girls’ Generation)

1. Luhan (former EXO)

2015

5. Yoona (Girls’ Generation)

4. Sehun (EXO)

3. Luhan (former EXO)

2. Jungkook (BTS)

1. Tzuyu (TWICE)

2016

5. Yoona (Girls’ Generation)

4. Sehun (EXO)

3. Jimin (BTS)

2. Jungkook (BTS)

1. V (BTS)

2017

5. Lisa (BLACKPINK)

4. J-Hope (BTS)

3. Jimin (BTS)

2. Jungkook (BTS)

1. V (BTS)

2018

5. Kai (EXO)

4. Lisa (BLACKPINK)

3. V (BTS)

2. Jimin (BTS)

1. Jungkook (BTS)

2019

5. Momo (TWICE)

4. Lisa (BLACKPINK)

3. Jimin (BTS)

2. V (BTS)

1. Jungkook (BTS)

2020

5. J-Hope (BTS) & Rosé (BLACKPINK) (Tied)

4. Lisa (BLACKPINK)

3. Jimin (BTS)

2. V (BTS)

1. Jungkook (BTS)

2021 (So Far)

5. J-Hope (BTS)

4. Lisa (BLACKPINK)

3. Jimin (BTS)

2. V (BTS)

1. Jungkook (BTS)

OVERALL:

  • Jungkook: 18.1%
  • V: 15.5%
  • Jimin: 12.2%
  • Yoona: 12.1%
  • Lisa: 6.9%
  • Sehun: 6.3%
  • Luhan: 5.9%
  • HyunA: 4.9%
  • Tzuyu: 3.5%
  • J-Hope: 3.1%
  • CL: 2.7%
  • Taemin: 2.3%
  • Taeyang: 1.9%
  • Kai: 1.6%
  • Donghae: 1.3%
  • Momo: 1.1%
  • Rosé: 0.8%