Not only does female soloist own the spotlight this year, but several male Kpop soloist also release their albums and singles. However, it is the list of some underrated male Kpop soloist who released new albums and singles in 2022, and they are worth listening to!
Underrated Male Kpop Soloist in 2022
Bang Yongguk – Up
The South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter, and producer, Bang Yongguk, has proven his talent and musical ability as the leader of the Kpop group B.A.P. He started his journey as a solo artist with his album “BANGYONGGUK” in 2019. However, he seems to be underrated, especially with his superb second album, “2,” released in March 2022.
Chanhyun – Shhh
Debuted as an R&B and hip-hop solo singer, Chanhyun has written and produced easy-listening music based on his soft voice. In August 2022, Chanhyun released a new EP, “Muse.”
RAVI – Winner (ft Ash Island)
The South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and founder of a music label, GROOVL1N, RAVI, is a real multi-talented male Kpop soloist. His single with WheeIn, “Bye,” is one of the best hopeful songs about breaking the shackles of a toxic relationship. Meanwhile, “Winner” featuring Ash Island is no less worth listening to.
Justin Park – Mi Vida
“Mi Vida” by Justin Park is a straightforward song about love and relationship. It’s a romantic, as well as sexy song.
Jackson Wang – Cruel
We can’t underestimate Jackson Wang and his art instinct. His fans have loved his cinematic music videos. However, as an underrated male Kpop soloist, Jackson Wang and his works are worth adoring!
Kihyun – Voyager
On March 15, 2022, the vocalist of MONSTA X released his solo single album “Voyager.” After listening to the song and watching the music video, do you know why Kihyun is one of the most underrated male Kpop soloist?
Wonpil – Voiceless
“Voiceless” by Wonpil is a heartbreaking, sad song of the year! However, with his vocals and acting skills, he is definitely an underrated male Kpop soloist who deserves more global attention.
Lee Changsub – Surrender
A type of mysterious yet humorous music video is offered to listeners worldwide by BTOB member Changsub. ‘Surrender’ is one of the most underrated Kpop songs you have to put in your playlist.
WOODZ – I Hate You
“I Hate You” is the title track of WOODZ’s fourth mini-album, “Colorful Trauma.” WOODZ’s pop-rock and punk music shares positive energy. It is one of the best songs for us to “move on” from our broken relationship.
“I know I love you
I don’t need your love
I don’t have to suffer because of you
I have no tears shed for you
Nothing is left.”
Kim Jaejoong – Nobody Like You
The charms of Kim Jaejoong never fail! After almost 20 years of his music career, he has many fans. His latest album, “Born Gene,” becomes #1 on U.S iTunes Kpop Chart and #1 on the Malaysian iTunes chart for all genres. However, Jaejoong seems to be one of the underrated male Kpop soloist and definitely deserves the brighter global spotlight.
Peakboy – How to Love (ft Paul Kim)
One of Wooga Squad’s brothers, Peakboy, has released several high-quality works. Listen to “How to Love” featuring Paul Kim. Do you know now the reason Peakboy is an underrated male Kpop soloist? He’s just too good – don’t you think so?
Chen – Last Scene
Although Chen had to postpone the release of his solo album due to the national mourning period in South Korea, he finally dropped “Last Scene,” the title track of the album. Featuring Park Hae Soo in the “Last Scene” music video, Chen’s single is one of the best ballads this year.
Huta – BOOM
With such talents and visual, it is quite surprising that BTOB member Minhyuk or also known Huta doesn’t get the global spotlight he deserves. His solo track ‘BOOM’ this year will give you the energy to start your day.
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