When you think of K-Pop idols, you think of knife-like choreography, dandy style, and heavy promotional activities.
However, these 5 musicians climbed to the top of the chart only with their voice and music.
1. Urban Zakapa
Urban Zakapa is an abbreviation for Urban, Zappy, Kaleidoscopic, and Passionate.
This K-Pop indie trio continually tops charts with their unique style and sophisticated sound.
Their trademark ballad style is popular among adult contemporary pop fans in Korea.
Melomance is a male duo consisting of vocalist Kim Min Seok and pianist Jung Dong Hwan. Since their performance on KBS’s You Hee Yeol’s Sketchbook as a part of the indie idol special, their popularity has expanded exponentially.
Their single “Gift” that was released three months ago recently re-climbed to the top of multiple charts.
3. Jung Junil
Jung Junil might be relatively new to some by his name, but he is a frequent guest vocalist for many Korean Drama original soundtracks, as well as a producer of many chart-topping singles.
He hit a huge success with “First Snow” that was featured in Goblin, and now continues on that streak with “IF” on While You Were Sleeping.
Heize became a well-known collaboration artist before releasing her mega-hit single “Don’t Know You”.
Her impressive collaboration list includes Jay Park, DEAN, Highlight‘s Yong Junhyung and more.
She is a talented singer-songwriter who produces her own albums.
5. Park Won
This R&B Ballader earned the nickname of ‘eardrum hitting boyfriend’ because of his powerful range and strong vocal skills.
Park won first debuted with a boyband called One More Chance.
He recently climbed to the top of the charts with his new single “All of my life”, making him a silent force in the K-Pop scene.