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SHINee’s Taemin, GOT7’s Jay B, IU, & More: The Most Influential K-Pop Soloists Of 2021!

by Victoria Marian Belmis / Jan 09, 2022 06:46 AM EST
GOT7's Jay B

Is your favorite K-pop soloist among the most influential in the K-pop industry during the previous year? Find out below!

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Before 2022 began, Kpopmap released their rankings where netizens and K-pop fans voted on a poll on who they believe were the most influential soloists in K-pop. The chosen K-pop soloists are known not only for their talent and looks but also their contributions to the K-pop industry.

2021 was a huge year for K-pop artists in the global music industry as the whole world looked forward to K-pop musical releases. Focusing on K-pop soloists, the K-pop music industry took the world by storm because of their innovation and contributions.

To add to this, K-pop idols do not necessarily need to be only soloists as some artists chosen by netizens and fans are in K-pop groups.

READ: IU Is The 'Queen of Melon': 30 Most Streamed Songs By A Female Soloist On Melon

With that being said, here are the 13 most influential K-Pop soloists from 2021 chosen by netizens and fans:

#13 HyunA with 68 votes

#12 Sunmi with 104 votes

#11 CL with 125 votes

#10 BLACKPINK's Rosé with 258 votes

#9 IU with 387 votes

#8 BLACKPINK's Lisa with 387 votes

#7 Lee Hi with 476 votes

#6 WonHo with 2,700 votes

#5 EXO's Kai with 6,818 votes

#4 ASTRO's MJ with 12,735 votes

#3 GOT7's JAY B with 31,297 votes

#2 WOODZ with 65,445 votes

#1 SHINee's TaeMin with 75,127 votes

READ: BTS's Jungkook, MAMAMOO's Wheein, ASTRO's Cha Eun Woo, & More: Top K-Pop Aces Of 2021!

Congratulations to all the K-pop stars who made the most influential K-pop soloist list of 2021! 2022 is another year, and netizens and fans are expecting more from K-pop soloists due to the bar being set so high in the previous year.

Stay tuned for more news and updates regarding your favorite K-pop artists.

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