A Music Lover’s Favorite 15 K-Pop Artists
Edward1849 has been carefully curating our Weekly Soompi Music Charts for the past 8 years, and is a true connoisseur of K-Pop. I asked him to share his 15 favorite artists to help celebrate our 15th birthday last month, so let’s keep celebrating 🙂
Wow! Time flies so fast. It seems like just yesterday that I joined Soompi, and now we are celebrating our 15th anniversary as the longest running K-Pop site in English. Soompi introduced me to K-Pop and it’s been an important part of my life ever since. Over the years, I witnessed the astonishing growth of K-Pop to now an international genre.
I wasn’t here at the beginning – I joined in 2000, but still I am old enough to write my 15 favorite K-Pop artists. These are the K-Pop artists that I respect the most. Many of them have been in the industry for a long time. You won’t find too many idol artists on my list, just like on my year-end countdown. But all of these artists make very good music. Here they are: