Learn More About K-Idols Who Have Powerful Voices Like Solo Artist Ailee
Ailee is a top Korean singer, with a powerful voice that can hit high notes smoothly. Her live-version voice is so clear and natural that it sounds like people are listening to the recorded audio version of the song.
Prior to her debut in 2012, she started off as a YouTube singer and got noticed with her beautiful voice. Her success on YouTube took her from her home in New Jersey to Korea in order to make her dream of being a professional singer come true. There are so many powerful vocalists like Ailee in the K-pop industry, but some voices will always stand out whenever you hear them.
In this article, Byeol Korea will provide you with seven other K-Idols whose voices are as powerful as Ailee’s.
Choi Whee-sung, known by his stage name, Wheesung, is a South Korean R&B singer, producer, and musical actor. He is one of the best male singers in Korea with his powerful voice and wide vocal range. He started his career in 1997 as a member of the dance team, ING,later becoming part of the four-member boy-band ‘A4’. Then he joined M-Boat music, which was part of YG Entertainment. In 2017, Wheesung set up his own independent label, called Realslow Company, and also promotes under another stage name, Realslow.
Realslow is the stage name used by Wheesung when he was an underground singer. He first gained attention in the early 2000s as an underground musician before debuting in 2002. When he was under M Boat Entertainment, he underwent a few years of vocal training and released his first solo album, Like A Movie, in 2002. The album became very popular after receiving praise from many well-known artists, including Seo Taiji and Shin Seung Hun. In 2003, he released his second album, called It’s Real. It became as popular as his first album, making him the best-selling artist of 2003 in Korea.
Wheesung was recently swept up in a controversy after he was accused of injecting drugs with Amy. The singer strongly denied accusations by sharing a phone call recording with Amy.
Kim Jong-hyun was a popular South Korean singer who earned international fame as a member of the popular Korean boy-band, SHINee. He was also a songwriter, a singer, a producer, a radio-show host, and an author until he committed suicide in 2017, at the age of 27.
He debuted as part of SHINee in 2008, under SM Entertainment. In 2015, he debuted as a soloist with the solo album extended play, Base. He was found dead in his apartment after committing suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning in December, 2017. It was reported that he suffered from severe depression.
During his life, he has released some work as a soloist. His discography consists of two studio albums, two compilation albums, one extended play, nine singles, and six appearances in soundtracks. Jonghyun released a collaboration single with Heritage, titled “Your Voice“, on March 18, 2016, for the project SM Station. On May 24, 2016, he launched his first studio album, She Is, containing a total of 9 songs. On December 9, 2016, he released the song “Inspiration” for the project SM Station. He released his second compilation album, titled Story Op.2, on April 24, 2017. After his death, his album Poet | Artist was released, exhibiting his unchanged thirst for being known as a ‘poet,’ more then as a mere K-pop star.
Jonghyun was one of best idol vocalists, who had a natural, light ,and thin voice which allowed him to produce a very soft sound as well as a very powerful sound when he chose. His vocal timbre was youthful, with a very bright quality. Over the years, his voice has matured and lighted up in tone, allowing for an even brighter sound, with more ease in the upper register and enabling his voice to be much softer in his lower range and better placed. His soothing voice during performances always satisfied the audiences.