Though boy idol groups had been the mainstream of K-Pop industry in the past, it has been showing a big change, as woman empowerment be a global phenomenon.
More girl groups started to take a crucial part in the industry, and now, solo woman artists emerged taking top ranks in the music charts.
An idol member debuting as a solo artist was while the group was at rest meant that the member is talented enough and has enough fans to stand on one’s own.
Here are the idol members from girl groups who successfully stood on their own, and ate up music charts.
1st – TaeYeon of SNSD
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TaeYeon of SNSD seems to be meaningless now. Everyone knows TaeYeon and even a great numbers of fans are not the fans of SNSD, but solely’ of hers.
67,486 copies of her recent album “My Voice” was sold just in Korea and the tracks have been taking the top ranks for couple of weeks. She has taken triple crown in GAON Music Chart.
2nd – Jung EunJi of Apink
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Her recent comeback ‘The Spring’ topped the charts as soon as it was released. It was not only the recent album that was so successful, but all of her past solo albums as well and these success led her to hold a solo concert in this coming June.
3rd – IU
She is not one of the idol member, but a renowned young artist. Her music taking over the music charts is too much said already. Her young senses lead Korean music industry and makes new trends. Her recent album “Pallet” is still in the top ranks of the music charts, and she has reached triple crown like TaeYeon.
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