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Here Are The Most Watched MVs From K-Pop Soloists For The Past 5 Years

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Mar 25, 2021 05:44 AM EDT
ROSÉ - "On The Ground"

K-Pop as a genre has received global recognition. With big names such as BTS, BLACKPINK, TWICE, and many others, surely K-Pop is set for world domination. 

Aside from K-Pop idol groups, solo artists are gaining more and more love from fans all over the world. Soloists such as IU, Sunmi, Zico, Jessi, Kang Daniel and Chungha are renowned for their bop releases. Moreover, idol group members have also ventured into their solo careers and have made names for themselves outside their groups. These soloists include Girls' Generation's Taeyeon, EXO's Baekhyun, MAMAMOO's Hwasa, as well as BLACKPINK's Jennie and Rosé.

In this article, we compiled a list of the most viewed K-Pop soloists for the past five years. The growth in terms of YouTube view count through the years just shows how Korean pop soloists are making waves in the industry. Check out the rankings to see for yourself.


#5 "Fine" by Taeyeon: 29.4 million views

#4 "Through the Night" by IU: 43.2 million views

#3 "Gashina" by Sunmi: 43.2 million views

#2 "Untitled, 2014" by G-Dragon: 55.4 million views

#1 "Palette" by IU (ft. G-Dragon): 66.5 million views


#5 "Heroine" by Sunmi: 44.3 million views

#4 "BBIBBI" by IU: 65.9 million views

#3 "Singularity" by V: 71.0 million views

#2 "Daydream" by J-Hope: 78.4 million views

#1 "Solo" by Jennie: 145.7 million views


#5 "Gotta Go" by Chungha: 50.7 million views

#4 "Persona" by RM: 52.1 million views

#3 "Twit" by Hwasa: 53.0 million views

#2 "Birthday" by Somi: 61.5 million views

#1 "Chicken Noodle Soup" by J-Hope (ft. Becky G): 125.7 million views


#5 "NUNU NANA" by Jessi: 67.0 million views

#4 "Any Song" by Zico: 75.4 million views

#3 "Eight" by IU (ft. Suga): 111.3 million views

#2 "Maria" by Hwasa: 153.8 million views

#1 "Daechwita" by Agust D: 177.6 million views

2021 (1st quarter)

#5 "Paranoia" by Kang Daniel: 28.0 million views

#4 "Bicycle" by Chungha: 28.0 million views

#3 "I'm Not Cool" by HyunA: 28.6 million views

#2 "Celebrity" by IU: 58.0 million views

#1 "On The Ground" by Rosé: 113.8 million views

Congratulations to all the soloists with record-breaking achievements!

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