We saw how the idols flooded and dominated the Korean music market
in 2009. A year where there were many girlgroups and boygroups. Coming 2010, the Korean music market will take a change.
With the comeback of ‘luxurious’ solo singers, it seems that the
atmosphere of the Korean music scene will be different.
2010 is said to be the start of luxurious solo singers’ generation.
We see one of the most striking of all the comebacks are those of
the female solo singers. Because they are the ones with strong
personalities. From ‘trendsetter’ Lee Hyori to sensational vocals
YangPa and JOO, music fans will get to feast on various styles of music
Here are the rest of the female solo comebacks.
- Lee Hyori – one of the most anticipated female comeback singers of
the year. Known for having great dance and songs personalities, she is
set to release her album early this year. Currently it is known that
80% of her new album is completed.
- Yoon Mi Rae – known for her rhythmical rapping and great ballads, it
is announced that she will comeback mid-January. There are also music
which she had personally composed for the album.
- Yang Pa – she will comeback with a new minialbum coming February after 2 years away from the music scene.
- JOO – Anticipated JYP ballad singer JOO will be back. Despite her
tender age, she is known for her sensational vocals, and because of
this specialty it seems that she will be back again with ballad music
for her comeback this year.
It seems that the comeback of the male musicians will give a
different treat to the ears. And some of the representative singers in
this area are Shin Seung Hoon, Yoo Hee Yeol and Kim Dong Ryul etc.
Here are the male musician comebacks:
- Shin Seung Hoon will release the last of his 3-parts mini album
series. It will be his 20th year anniversary this year since his singer
- Ballad singers Kim Dong Ryul and Sung Shi Kyung will also be back
with some sensational music. It will be his comeback after 2 years for
Kim Dong Ryul, his last album in 2008 was a success. And it will be Sung
Shi Kyung’s 1st album release since he returned to the music scene after
coming out of the army.
- Yoo Hee Yeol will also back with some sad ballads.
Idol singers continue to reign?
Of course, there will be many idol singers’ comeback in 2010.
Already, we know about upcoming comebacks for 2AM, 2NE1, KARA, So Nyeo
Shi Dae etc. These idols will follow up with the great popularity they
received from their mini or full-length albums released in 2009.
But with the comeback of the ‘luxurious’ solo singers, it will be a
right-on face-off between the solo long-running and new idol singers.