Taeyeon officially announces her debut as a solo artist

It has recently been revealed that Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon will become the first member of the group to make her solo debut as an artist!

She will be joining stream of SM Entertainment artists who recently made their solo debuts, which started with with SHINee’s Taemin debuting in August 2014, Super Junior’s Kyuhyun in November 2014, and SHINee’s Jonghyun in January 2015. f(x)’s Amber is also set to make her solo debut in Feburary.

Anticipation is high for Taeyeon’s solo debut, as she has been named as the best idol singer through multiple surveys, and showed off her stunning vocals through popular OSTs such as “If” and “Can You Hear Me.”

Rumors surrounding Taeyeon’s possible solo debut have been circulating, including a rumor about BrandNew Music’s Rhymer doing a possible collaboration with Taeyeon after Rhymer posted a picture of them together in a recording studio. Although SM Entertainment denied the collaboration and solo debut at the time, it has now been revealed that Taeyeon will indeed be releasing a solo album.

Taeyeon, who is currently working on collecting and compiling songs for her first solo album, is expected to drop her debut solo album in the first half of 2015.

Source: Sports Donga