BTS Jungkook tops the list of “K-pop male idols who sing best” in Japan

BTS Jungkook proved his “vocal king” aspect by topping the list of “K-pop male idols who sing best” in Japan.

The Japanese media outlet “nlab.itmedia” conducted a survey under the theme of “The singer who you think sings best among K-pop male idol groups” from August 8th to August 15th on the Japanese trend information site Netorabo. It was reported that Jungkook took 1st place.


“nlab.itmedia” praised Jungkook, “He has a refreshing texture that fits pop and a vocal technique that goes back and forth freely through a wide range of notes.”

They continued, “Jungkook’s singing voice was highly regarded by musicians and producers around the world. Even Billboard, the most prestigious music media outlet in the United States, highly praised him.”

They added, “He has many parts in the group’s songs including ‘Dynamite’, ‘Butter’ and ‘Permission to Dance’, which greatly contributes to these hits. Jungkook, who improved his voice with effort to the point of saying ‘I sang all the time I could sing’, is expected to be more active in the future.”

Since his debut, Jungkook has been consistently showing the capabilities of a talented singer regardless of genre by releasing about 50 cover songs of various genres as well as participating as a backing vocalist in most of BTS‘ songs.

Jungkook’s cover song “Falling” was named one of the “Memorable Covers of Harry Styles Songs” by the famous American music media outlet Billboard.

BBC’s journalist Lucy Ford praised Jungkook as a singer who could go on to a career that rivals some of the biggest names in pop. The British public media outlet BBC paid attention to this and reported it.

The American media outlet koreaboo praised Jungkook as a “vocal legend” who can change like a chameleon depending on the genre.

In an interview with U.S. Billboard’s columnist Jeff Benjamin, Jenna Andrews, the composer of BTS’ “Butter”, praised Jungkook, “Jungkook is really outstanding and amazing. His voice is crazy.”

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As BTS recently started solo activities, Jungkook announced that he would release a solo album, raising fans’ expectations. In an interview with Weverse Magazine, Jungkook revealed his aspirations, “I’m an artist who wants to prove with music. I want to become a role model for singing.” He raised expectations for a variety of different images to be shown through his solo album and collaborations with artists around the world.

Meanwhile, Jungkook’s account, which was opened on the world’s largest music platform Spotify, surpassed 3 million followers in the shortest period of time among Asian singers, proving Jungkook’s global influence and popularity.

Source: Daum

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