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Top 3 Idols Approved of Their Composing Ability by Professionals

Who says idols can only sing and dance? Unlike the past, the images of idol are changing. They are no longer just bunch of young girls and boys grouped together to perform and entertain.  They are being acknowledged as musicians now. 

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The change of image had started not long a go by few idols who started to compose and make real good music for themselves. Today, the pioneers are writing and producing music for other idols and musicians as well. Because of them, it became a bias thought to be thinking that idols aren’t so good at singing nor rapping compare to people called “musicians.” 

So, who do you think are the pioneers of idol composers and producers who started to change the image of idol? Let’s meet the top 3!

 

1st – G-Dragon of BIG BANG

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2nd – ZICO of BLOCK B

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3rd – JinYoung of B1A4

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I bet there is no one who has listened to their songs only ONCE,  though there might be some who did not listen at all. So, do you agree with the top 3 members? If you don’t try to dig for the produced songs and listen. You might be quite surprised!

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Ranking of 8 K-Pop Idols Who Made the Most Money as a Composer

These 8 K-Pop idols took their talent in composing and producing songs to make ridiculous bank!

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Singing skills, dancing skills and stunning visuals will only take you so far in your career as a K-Pop idol. Everyone knows that the real money is made through composing and producing music. With the inflow of royalties to last a lifetime, these K-Pop idols are set for life just by composing a couple hit tracks.

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Here’s the ranking of the 8 K-Pop idols who made the most money by composing their own songs and or others’ albums!

 

8th – APink’s EunJi

APink’s EnJi is the only girl group member to make it onto this list. She has a total of 3 songs that are under her name. Her most notable works are APink’s “Promise U” and her solo track, “Hopefully Sky”.

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7th – INFINITE’s WooHyun

WooHyun has a total of 8 songs that he’s composed. His debut solo album, “Write..”, consists of his self-composed songs from start to finish. For his title track, “Still I Remember”, he recorded the song through live instruments than a synthesizer.

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6th – BIG BANG’s TaeYang

TaeYang comes in at 6th with 24 composed songs. He’s produced many of BIG BANG’s albums as well as member mate SeungRi’s solo album. His most notable works are “Eyes, Nose, Lips”, “Loser” and more.

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5th – B1A4’s JinYoung

JinYoung’s been producing since his debut album with B1A4. Currently, he has 36 songs under his belt with hit tracks for B1A4, Produce 101, I.O.I, “Moonlight Drawn By Clouds” OST, and more. He composed all 13 songs from B1A4’s latest album “Good Timming”.

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4th – SHINee’s JongHyun

JongHyun’s produced and composed for SHINee’s albums, his solo albums and so much more, totalling his songs to a whopping 58 tracks. His notable works for other artists include Lee Hi’s “Breathe”, Kim YeLim’s “No more”, EXO’s “PLAYBOY”, IU’s “A Gloomy Clock” and more.

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3rd – BLOCK B’s Zico

BLOCK B’s albums, his solo albums, “Show Me the Money” tracks, and so much more. Zico’s got 90 tracks in his stellar portfolio. Most recently, he produced I.O.I/gugudan’s Kim SeJeong’s solo song “Flower Road”. Low and behold, the song topped charts at 1st place as soon as it was released!

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2nd – BEAST’s Yong JunHyung

JunHyung has a massive amount of self composed and produced tracks, totalling to 118! He’s produced BEAST’s albums, his solo albums, BTOB’s special album and the list is endless. Just this past July, he admitted on “Happy Together 3” that he rakes in royalties that totals to a used German car… and that’s just per month!

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1st – BIG BANG’s G-Dragon

The king of all kings who started the self-composing artists boom. It comes to no surprise that G-Dragon would sit at the top of this list with a total of 161 songs under his belt (and that’s just the ones that he released). Starting from their 1st single album back in 2006, G-Dragon’s been producing non-stop for BIG BANG and his solo albums. With globally renown songs, such as “BAE BAE”, “Lie”, “Fantastic Baby” and so much more, G-Dragon rakes in over 790 million won (about $675,000 USD) per year just from royalties!

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B1A4 Profile: WM’s Boy Band of Composer and Producers




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    Meet B1A4, the group who’s grown their own style and color through self-composed songs since their debut.

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    B1A4 debuted on April 21, 2011 under WM Entertainment with their debut album, “Let’s Fly”. The group consists of 5 members, CNU, JinYoung, Baro, SanDeul, and GongChan. The group is famous for having self-composed songs since their debut album – mostly done by their leader, JinYoung. After being discovered through various posts on Cyworld, B1A4 was first introduced through a webtoon. Since then, the boys have all delved their hands in various parts of the industry from variety shows to award-winning dramas.

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    Meet the 5 impressive boys of B1A4!

     

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    JinYoung

    (Jung JinYoung)

    Birth: November 18, 1991

    Height: 178 cm

    Weight: 59 kg

    Blood Type: A

    Position: Leader, Lead Vocal

    Interesting Fact: Team’s Composer/Producer, Actor, Second male lead on “Moonlight Drawn by Clouds”

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    CNU

    (Shin DongWoo)

    Birth: June 16, 1991

    Height: 182 cm

    Weight: 64 kg

    Blood Type: A

    Position: Vocal, Rapper

    Interesting Fact: B1A4 Mom, Writs his own rap, Health enthusiast, Actor

    SNS: Twitter Facebook Instagram

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    SanDeul

    (Lee JungHwan)

    Birth: March 20, 1992

    Height: 178 cm

    Weight: 62 kg

    Blood Type: A

    Position: Main Vocal

    Interesting Fact: From Busan, Solo debut in 2016

    SNS: Twitter Instagram

    Must Read : MV )) SanDeul – Stay As You Are

     

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    Baro

    (Cha SunWoo)

    Birth: September 5, 1992

    Height: 178 cm

    Weight: 63 kg

    Blood Type: B

    Position: Rapper

    Interesting Fact: Actor, Writes his own raps

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    GongChan

    (Gong ChanShik)

    Birth: August 14, 1993

    Height: 181 cm

    Weight: 60 kg

    Blood Type: A

    Position: Vocal, Visual, Maknae

    Interesting Fact: Likes to swim, Good at math

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