While K-Pop soloists don’t always attract the same amount of attention as groups, there are still several big names in the industry that have done incredibly well for themselves, whether they work strictly as a soloist or have had a solo debut outside of their group.

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BLACKPINK’s Rosé

In the past, soloist music videos (and really, K-Pop music videos in general) would only reach a maximum of hundreds of thousands of likes. While this certainly isn’t anything to scoff at, compared to now, it’s obvious just how much the K-Pop fandom has grown since then!

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BLACKPINK’s Jennie

While counting likes isn’t a completely accurate way to measure a music video’s success, it is at least more reliable than views, since people can stream MVs endlessly but only like them once.

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Agust D (BTS’s Suga)

Here are the 7 most-liked K-Pop soloist music videos at the end of each year since 2014, along with just how many likes they had at that time.

2014

7. “Best Luck” by Chen: 291.6k likes

6. “Eyes, Nose, Lips” by Taeyang: 316.8k likes

5. “One of a Kind” by G-Dragon: 320.8k likes

4. “Who You?” by G-Dragon: 344.6k likes

3. “That XX” by G-Dragon: 379.8k likes

2. “Crooked” by G-Dragon: 485.6k likes

1. “Ringa Linga” by Taeyang: 506.6k likes

2015

7. “One of a Kind” by G-Dragon: 355.9k likes

6. “Beautiful” by Baekhyun: 415.0k likes

5. “Who You?” by G-Dragon: 418.8k likes

4. “That XX” by G-Dragon: 458.5k likes

3. “Ringa Linga” by Taeyang: 603.3k likes

2. “Crooked” by G-Dragon: 641.5k likes

1. “Eyes, Nose, Lips” by Taeyang: 831.1k likes

2016

7. “Who You?” by G-Dragon: 493.2k likes

6. “I” by Taeyeon: 494.2k likes

5. “That XX” by G-Dragon: 537.3k likes

4. “Ringa Linga” by Taeyang: 700.2k likes

3. “Beautiful” by Baekhyun: 749.9k likes

2. “Crooked” by G-Dragon: 797.6k likes

1. “Eyes, Nose, Lips” by Taeyang: 1.03 million likes

2017

7. “Untitled,2014” by G-Dragon: 768.4k likes

6. “Beautiful” by Baekhyun: 796.9k likes

5. “Ringa Linga” by Taeyang: 797.0k likes

4. “I” by Taeyeon: 889.6k likes

3. “Crooked” by G-Dragon: 953.7k likes

2. “Eyes, Nose, Lips” by Taeyang: 1.23 million likes

1. “Agust D” by Agust D: 1.32 million likes

2018

7. “I” by Taeyeon: 1.28 million likes

6. “Eyes, Nose, Lips” by Taeyang: 1.42 million likes

5. “Forever Rain” by RM: 1.57 million likes

4. “Airplane” by J-Hope: 1.67 million likes

3. “Agust D” by Agust D: 2.25 million likes

2. “Daydream” by J-Hope: 3.41 million likes

1. “Solo” by Jennie: 4.50 million likes

2019

7. “Winter Bear” by V: 1.79 million likes

6. “Forever Rain” by RM: 2.22 million likes

5. “Airplane” by J-Hope: 2.54 million likes

4. “Agust D” by Agust D: 3.18 million likes

3. “Daydream” by J-Hope: 4.44 million likes

2. “Chicken Noodle Soup” by J-Hope (ft. Becky G): 5.58 million likes

1. “Solo” by Jennie: 6.58 million likes

2020

7. “Winter Bear” by V: 4.23 million likes

6. “Agust D” by Agust D: 4.59 million likes

5. “Eight” by IU (ft. Suga): 4.84 million likes

4. “Daydream” by J-Hope: 5.52 million likes

3. “Chicken Noodle Soup” by J-Hope (ft. Becky G): 8.49 million likes

2. “Daechwita” by Agust D: 9.10 million likes

1. “Solo” by Jennie: 9.45 million likes

2021 (So Far)

7. “August D” by August D: 4.78 million likes

6. “Eight” by IU (ft. Suga): 5.08 million likes

5. “Daydream” by J-Hope: 5.70 million likes

4. “On The Ground” by Rosé: 6.87 million likes

3. “Chicken Noodle Soup” by J-Hope (ft. Becky G): 8.88 million likes

2. “Daechwita” by Agust D: 9.71 million likes

1. “Solo” by Jennie: 10.00 million likes