As the K-Pop music genre gets more and more popular, music videos from K-Pop artists, in general, have been getting more views more quickly.

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Girls’ Generation’s Taeyeon

This is the case for both groups and soloists, especially the most popular soloists and those from well-known groups. It can be interesting to look back and see which soloist music videos have had the most views over time, and whether each artist has seen an overall increase in views as the years have passed too.

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BLACKPINK’s Rosé

These have been the 7 most-watched soloist music videos released each year at the end of each year since 2016. Included are the number of views they had at the end of the year they were released, as well as where they’re at in views now!

2016

7. “Fly” by Jessica (ft. Fabolous): 25.4 million views

Today, the MV has 35.8 million views.

6. “Why” by Taeyeon: 26.0 million views

Today, the MV has 69.4 million views.

5. “I Am You, You Are Me” by Zico: 26.3 million views

Today, the MV has 42.8 million views.

4. “Always” by Yoon Mirae: 28.8 million views

Today, the MV has 73.1 million views.

3. “Talk Love” by K.Will: 29.9 million views

Today, the MV has 71.8 million views.

2. “You Are My Everything” by Gummy: 30.6 million views

Today, the MV has 52.7 million views.

1. “Rain” by Taeyeon: 30.6 million views

Today, the MV has 53.6 million views.

2017

7. “Why Don’t You Know” by Chungha: 17.9 million views

Today, the MV has 29.1 million views.

6. “You, Clouds, Rain” by Heize: 21.0 million views

Today, the MV has 35.2 million views.

5. “Fine” by Taeyeon: 29.4 million views

Today, the MV has 63.8 million views.

4. “Through the Night” by IU: 43.2 million views

Today, the MV has 88.7 million views.

3. “Gashina” by Sunmi: 43.2 million views

Today, the MV has 149.7 million views.

2. “Untitled, 2014” by G-Dragon: 55.4 million views

Today, the MV has 122.0 million views.

1. “Palette” by IU (ft. G-Dragon): 66.5 million views

Today, the MV has 162.1 million views.

2018

7. “Euphoria” by Jungkook: 38.5 million views

Today, the MV has 75.4 million views.

6. “Epiphany” by Jin: 39.1 million views

Today, the MV has 81.9 million views.

5. “Heroine” by Sunmi: 44.3 million views

Today, the MV has 66.8 million views.

4. “BBIBBI” by IU: 65.9 million views

Today, the MV has 200.2 million views.

3. “Singularity” by V: 71.0 million views

Today, the MV has 158.4 million views.

2. “Daydream” by J-Hope: 78.4 million views

Today, the MV has 132.8 million views.

1. “Solo” by Jennie: 145.7 million views

Today, the MV has 638.3 million views.

2019

7. “Winter Bear” by V: 43.3 million views

Today, the MV has 67.4 million views.

6. “Snapping” by Chungha: 45.7 million views

Today, the MV has 64.5 million views.

5. “Gotta Go” by Chungha: 50.7 million views

Today, the MV has 78.9 million views.

4. “Persona” by RM: 52.1 million views

Today, the MV has 77.7 million views.

3. “Twit” by Hwasa: 53.0 million views

Today, the MV has 87.5 million views.

2. “Birthday” by Somi: 61.5 million views

Today, the MV has 88.0 million views.

1. “Chicken Noodle Soup” by J-Hope (ft. Becky G): 125.7 million views

Today, the MV has 240.2 million views.

2020

7. “Candy” by Baekhyun: 50.8 million views

Today, the MV has 57.7 million views.

6. “Sweet Night” by V: 51.3 million views

Today, the MV has 58.0 million views.

5. “NUNU NANA” by Jessi: 67.0 million views

Today, the MV has 101.2 million views.

4. “Any Song” by Zico: 75.4 million views

Today, the MV has 84.4 million views.

3. “Eight” by IU (ft. Suga): 111.3 million views

Today, the MV has 125.3 million views.

2. “Maria” by Hwasa: 153.8 million views

Today, the MV has 157.5 million views.

1. “Daechwita” by Agust D: 177.6 million views

Today, the MV has 210.1 million views.

2021 (So Far)

7. “Sugar” by Kim Wooseok: 12.9 million views

6. “Tail” by Sunmi: 27.2 million views

5. “Paranoia” by Kang Daniel: 28.0 million views

4. “Bicycle” by Chungha: 28.0 million views

3. “I’m Not Cool” by HyunA: 28.6 million views

2. “Celebrity” by IU: 58.0 million views

1. “On The Ground” by Rosé: 113.8 million views