Spotify has become the most preferred music streaming app for kpop fans as it allows to play the music while multitasking.
Find below the top 5 Korean solo songs with the most streams of all the time on Spotify, as derived from Spotify data as of July 22nd.
1- Gangnam Style
It is the 18th K-pop lead single by the South Korean musician Psy. The song was released on July 15, 2012, and has gained over 197M streams. Despite its popularity globally, the song has received mixed to positive ratings from music critics.
"Solo" is the debut single by South Korean singer Jennie from girl group BlackPink and wasreleased on November 12, 2018. Currently, the song is the most-streamed Korean solo act by a female artist, having over 148M streams on Spotify.
It is a lead single released by the South Korean singer Sunmi ( previously, a member of Wonder Girls girl group)on August 22, 2017. The song has been picked by Billboard and Dazed critics as one "the best kpop song of 2017", and gathered 78.5M streams up to date.
It is a solo sung by member V from BTS and was released on May 6, 2018. Despite being "an interlude", it has been received well by the general public and music critics as it was chosen as one of "the best tracks of 2018" by The Guardian, L.A. Times, New York Times, etc. The song is by far the 2nd most-streamed Korean solo act by a male artist and the most-streamed solo song by BTS garnering 76,362,062 streams.
Lie is the second solo song in the albums WINGS and is sung by BTS member Jimin. The song was released on October 10, 2016, and still receiving love from BTS fans. The track has gained 76,357,103 streams making it the 3rd most-streamed solo act by a male artist and 2nd most popular solo by BTS.