The position of main vocals is a crucial one in a girl group. As the name suggests, main vocalists sometimes have the task of performing vocal parts that highlight the climatic parts of songs like the lead vocals because of their wide range and frequent applications during songs.
In short, it is actually a much more difficult position than one might have assumed.
Here are our picks of the best main vocalists in K-Pop idol girl groups.
Rose - BLACKPINK
Rose has a strong but yet sweet vocal tone that masks her slight nasality very well. Many people either love or hate her vocals but we beg the differ. It's all about the way she can add character to her vocals that makes it so alluring. She hits Eb5 in Boombayah like a champ.
Solar - Mamamoo
She has a vocal tone similar to that of Ailee, TaeYeon, and HyoLyn. Her falsettos have also been very pleasing to listen to as she effortlessly transitions from singing voice to falsetto. Additionally, Solar is able to support down to A3 and her resonance is consistent up to C#5.
JiHyo - TWICE
Usually having the most parts in terms of distribution, JiHyo has a strong and clean vocal tone. Despite havinga slight nasal tone, her head voice is well connected all the time. JiHyo has a vocal range of E3 - D6 (2 octaves, 5 notes, and 1 semitone).