Singing and dancing at the same time is not a simple task, especially if idols don’t have good stamina. But these 5 following idols singing live while dancing can make us fans go head over heels every time they step on stage.
1. BTS’s Jungkook
There’s no doubt that Jungkook is the greatest vocalist in BTS.
Of course, there are many occasions when he can easily hit the high note while standing still, as seen in his opening solo for the song A flying butterfly at KBS Gayo Daechukje, or his sweet performance of If you at King of masked singer and many more.
But what even makes the main vocalist even more remarkable is how he can sing perfectly every note while dancing hard.
Firstly let’s take a look at Jungkook’s performance in “Not Today” whose choreography indeed is a hardcore one since it requires a lot of jumping and quick movements.
During Jungkook’s part, the boy got to do quite a tricky dance: jumping up and turning exactly 360 degrees in the air, but somehow the golden maknae still sang loud and clear without running out of breath.
Yes, he did not miss a single note! then still maintained his bad-ass stage presence afterward.
Talking about Jungkook’s impressive “singing while doing intense choreography, we must mention his performance “IDOL” in which the choreography is like an upgraded version of Not Today.
In Lotte Family Festival, BTS gotta perform 3 songs and when they moved to IDOL, some members already looked sweaty and a bit tired, including Jungkook.
However, every time it came to his parts, he still easily nailed them and sang every note correctly without breathing hard into the mic.
If Not Today and IDOL’s choreographies have lots of jumping, which could easily exhaust the singer, Fake Love‘s needs more body control, making it harder to sing live perfectly as BTS have to focus on both controlling their bodies and their vocals.
But again, Jungkook did not disappoint his fans: He was still able to deliver his lines in such a mellow, warm voice that fitted Fake Love’s vibe while dancing.
If all that has not impressed you enough, Jungkook once even sang “Euphoria” while “flying” in the air.
This is pure proof that his breath support is so good that he was able to pull off singing live while dealing with the tension of moving in high air.
2. SEVENTEEN’s Hoshi
Well, Hoshi is mostly known as an extraordinary dancer thanks to his charismatic performance, immaculate skills, and talent in creating choreography.
But do you know the leader of SEVENTEEN’s performance team was originally put in the vocal unit? And the reason is no other than that Hoshi has amazing techniques in singing as well.
His vocals’ color got complimented numerous times by the public as it’s so unique and refreshing. Here are some of his notable performances:
SEVENTEEN’s choreographies are always famous for their difficulty in details, formation, and synchronization, but Call Call Call’s dance is on another level – even professional dancers claim that it’s a whole-body workout challenge.
With such extreme choreography, it’s hard not to run out of breath when trying to sing live.
Hoshi however made it seem so facile as he just went on singing his part perfectly while nailing the crazy choreography, he even smirked as if this was the easiest thing in the world.
Another performance of Hoshi that needs mentioning is Fear.
The choreography of this song is not like a workout lesson like Call Call Call, but if you look closely, you will find out that Fear has many little details that require immense body control, especially at Hoshi’s part.
But this idol just did not seem to see them as a challenge at all. While doing all that body bending and hip thrust, the main dancer could still sing right on key and even switch the pitch so smoothly.
And of course, we cannot forget his solo performance Spider!
Right from the beginning of the song, this insane guy was dangling upside down on a pole.
And just when the audience thought he would just hang there simply for the spider effect of the choreography, Hoshi sang! in falsetto! without any mistakes!
3. Mamamoo’s Wheein
The girl group of 4 astounding singers has long been praised by the public for their exceptional skill in live singing, but as the main dancer of Mamamoo, Wheein definitely takes it up a notch.
In Mamamoo’s performance of My Star, Wheein was capable of keeping her run stable in the chorus even though she was doing a whole perfect body roll.
To add a more impressive element to the stage, this girl totally pulls off the high note in falsetto, also while doing a body wave.
But to Mamamoo’s fans, Wheein hitting the high note and dancing at the same time is no longer a surprise.
It might be hard for most idols, as they usually would stand still in one place at that part, but Wheein has the ability to make it so effortless, and she can even sound exactly like studio records.
For example in the 4x4ever performance, Wheein was seen successfully hitting the high note as she was walking fast on stage and still doing the hand choreography.
And earlier this year, this female idol released her new solo watercolor, and once again the viewers had to take their hats off in awe at Wheein’s talent singing live flawlessly while dancing.
4. (G)I-DLE’s Soyeon
The leader of (G)I-DLE has already evinced her stable vocals ever since she auditioned with CUBE in the first season of Produce 101.
Her immaculate rap while dancing in the Crazy cover has even put a smile on Cheetah’s face, who was usually very difficult to satisfy.
People would normally assume that rapping while dancing is easier than singing while dancing, but to rap clearly every single word, which means not to swallow any sound and not to run out of breath while doing choreography is, without doubt, a huge challenge.
Despite that fact, Soyeon just seems to have no problem doing so. During many (G)I-DLE’s performances like Senorita or HWAA, Soyeon always delivers amazing flows while moving her body to the music.
Not only is Soyeon a great rapper but she also has a brilliant singing voice as well, though it was rarely showcased.
Thankfully, in the Lion stage, Soyeon got to sing the first chorus part. Despite having to dance while wearing a giant, furry cape, the girl still sang excellently.
With her amazing talent, Soyeon was chosen to provide the singing voice of Akali from the virtual group K/DA.
In the opening ceremony of the 2018 League of Legend World Championship, the female idol got the chance to perform POP/STARS in front of the entire world and she has proven that being a Kpop star is no joke as she nailed every detail of the dance and still sang and rapped without a single mistake.
5. Stray Kids’ Bang Chan
Just like Soyeon, Bang Chan is also an all-rounder with his incredible knack for everything.
The boy is so talented that some non-fans even mistook him to be the main vocalist of the group since Bang Chan can stay extremely stable while singing and execute many high notes at ease.
Ever since his debut days, fans were already amazed by how this boy managed to stay on key all the time and still pulled off the hard choreography.
For instance, during the performance of their debut song – District 9, Bang Chan dazzled the whole audience when he hit the high note while jumping high!
And here during his performance in God’s Menu, the genius of Stray Kids was able to sing louder and clearer than anyone else while perfecting every part of the dance.
After all those footage, you may wonder how on earth they are capable of remaining stable when they have to both sing and dance, and the answer may blow your mind.
Last year, a video of Niel from Teen Top started circulating on the Internet and became a hot topic on some Korean forums. In the video, the idol was running on the treadmill as part of his practice.
At first, there seems to be nothing special, because well… idols hit the gym all the time, but listen closely – you can hear the music “playing” in the background, right?
The singing voice was not from the record, it was actually from Niel! He was singing live right at that moment and still stayed stable while running on a treadmill!
Fans might be super surprised, but vocals exercise like this is not uncommon in the Kpop industry.
SEVENTEEN once shared that their secret of singing live perfectly and performing hardcore choreography at once is spending hours on both running and singing!
If you think about it, practicing vocals while working out is like killing two birds with one stone.
Now the scene of Hoshi dangling on a pole singing seems understandable, right?
So, which performance from those above do you find the most impressive? Do you know any other idols who can sing live flawlessly while dancing? Comment down below to share your thoughts with us.
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