Do you want to sing Korean music? Do you love Kpop? Want to learn how to pronounce Korean ? Do you like to sing on BTS, Blackpink or Twice?
Welcome to this article, we are Kpop experts and we will answer you.
To sing Korean, you can use phonetic translations, watch expression tutorials on YouTube, or learn how to pronounce the letters of the Hangeul alphabet.
In this article we will see:
- Methods for singing in Korean
- The best videos to help you
- How to pronounce Korean letters
How to pronounce Kpop?
In most cases, K-pop music is written and sung in English and Korean. The difficulty of pronunciation of the music by the fans does not come from English in general. K-pop lovers often need a little help pronouncing the words in Korean. Fortunately, we are going to see 3 methods that will allow you to pronounce the words of your favorite music quickly!
The 3 methods to sing kpop
Thanks to the following methods, you will be able to sing music with lyrics in Korean. We will help you and you will finally be able to sing the flagship titles of BTS or Blackpink .
1 - Phonetic translations
The first solution is to use videos that have made a phonetic translation of the lyrics in Korean.
On the Internet, there are a lot of Lyrics like the one of Du-Du-Du-Du below to help you pronounce Korean.
The advantage is the speed of learning, however there is a small disadvantage with this method. The words of a song are often difficult to understand, which is why many K-pop fans make so-called “Yogurt” by mis-singing the words.
If you just want to have fun, that's okay, but we'll show you another way to sing well.
2 - Tutorials on YouTube
Thanks to the huge K-pop community that there is on the web, some really very instructive videos have come out to teach you how to pronounce Korean words.
The YouTube channel KIMMs TV explains how to properly articulate Korean words. You can see a video about BTS' song Boy with Luv below.
To sing music well in Korean, we recommend that you listen to the K pop title of your choice, then watch a tutorial version and end up singing it thanks to the classic phonetic versions.
3 - Read the Korean alphabet
The last method is not revolutionary, you just need to learn to read Korean . The Hangeul alphabet is unique in the world and quite simple to use.
If you know how to read Korean (even without understanding it), you can, with a little practice, sing the songs of your choice! Here is a video below to show you this alphabet.
This rather long method is reserved for the most extreme fans of K-pop and South Korea . If you just want to relax, we recommend the first or the second method.
How to learn Hangeul?
Finally, if you want to go deeper into the subject of Kpop, we recommend the free Korean book that we have written. We show you 400 expressions to learn in Korean in order to progress more quickly.