Best Leaders of K-POP Groups

Choose your favorite leader from your favorite kpop group. Let's see who's gets the most love.

The Top Ten

1 Kim Hyun Joong ~ SS501 Kim Hyun Joong ~ SS501 Kim Hyun-Joong is a South Korean entertainer, actor, singer, dancer, and the leader and main rapper of boyband SS501.

I love kim hyun joong, because he has tremendous talent and his group led the unusual boyband SS501 became a famous and nicest boy band that has song, dance nicest, most handsome member than any other boy band. And also he has great talent in singing, dancing, and acting. Kim Hyun Joong is the best of Leader. " '"

He is the best... He deserved to be number 1. I hope he will go really far.. Hope to see him in a new drama. He is beautiful.. Love him

I would not say how was Kim Hyun Joong leadership since I am not a Korean nor live with them.. We just an outsider fan(not their family or friends), we would never know.. Just SS501 members knew about his leadership.. I just knew he lead his group became a famous boyband & he has sacrifice too much for himself through illness, injury, collapse and etc.. He is a hard working artist that I've ever seen.. I really admire him because he worked hard to improve himself and become more stronger.. He always give his best through each performance.. He is talented artist & good looking.. I love his 4D and great personality.. He is not perfect because nobody is perfect.. Though people always say he can't sing, but for me, he can sing really well.. I love his sexy voice.. Every time I hearing his soft & deep voice, I'll felt calm.. He says he is not number 1 because its will be replaced but the only one, KIM HYUN JOONG..

Kim Hyun Joong

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2 Lee Teuk ~ Super Junior Lee Teuk ~ Super Junior Park Jeong-su, better known by his stage name Leeteuk, is a South Korean singer-songwriter and actor.

He is the best! The leaders of the leaders. He was really born to be a leader.. He is a very good person! Very caring, loving and supportive not only to his members but also to elfs

He an angel without wings! Our angel leader who always love us fans (ELFs) and want to go the maximum to us! &
Although he has a quite difficult role because he needs to take care of 8 member right now, but he does everything really well!



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3 Taeyeon ~ Girls' Generation

Kid leader Taeyeon!
She always try her best not to cry in front of the other members and maintain the strong side of her for the other members. She always think of others before herself.
She's a good leader &

She's the cutest leader at all times! She's great has a good attitude and even her skills SO GREAT AND AWESOME! I like her much much!

Girls' Generation's Kid Leader Taeyeon Is The Best Leader Ever
She Is Friendly, Supportive And She Loves Her Fellow Members

The strongest member in GG. Proud she is our kid leader.

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4 Onew ~ SHINee Onew ~ SHINee

Who wouldn't love this cute chicken loving maniac? He's so nice and caring for his group members.
He also has an amazing voice. It sound like a sweet lullaby.

A great guy with a great heart and voice.


He's natural, adorable, considerate, clumsy but smart
He's just too cute and angelic!
His warm smile and enchanting voice are from heaven
He always works hard and is diligent all the time
Treats everyone politely and sincerely
Love Onew forever!

He's the one who can keep the group together, not with leadership, but with love, especially now that there are only four and one angel... He is the only one I can think of that could ever stand like a silent rock for them to step on and be strong... The most dependable person in kpop...

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5 G-Dragon ~ BIGBANG

I love G-Dragon and his Boy Band (BIGBANG)
He's very awesome. His song and his voice is really in good quality
I think he's the best leader group of KPOP
Good luck G-DRAGON and BIGBANG!
I always support you!

He's a hot and cheerful leader.. And always guide the group to become the best

He has the good fashion sense, compare to others leader. He always made new stuff and new fashion sense that others have not yet been to this world. He is good in producing nice music. He lead the group well. He once say that he met a good maknae. So I think that he thinks himself as a member also, when he is in a game or in a normal life. But when comes to music, he leads well. I found his charisma in leading. I inspire what he do, how he care. He don't just look on to his fashion wear but to his members too. Whenever he is making the bigbang albums song. He understand wells and know which part of the music suit the member voice. So what if he is been to the drug matter before? It doesn't spoilt the fans image for him. Is the couragement he needs and not discouragements he need from the fans. So no matter what, he is the best!

Best leaderr!

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6 Victoria - f(x)

This goofy flexible Chinese leader is like a mother to her members! She takes care of them the best compared to the other groups. Victoria fighting!

She's like mum for her girls she's a best
I love this girl it's lovely
He he he $;

I like the way she take care of her members.. She's a lovely person.. She makes me want to have a sister like her

She's my ultimate.. she's very cute and caring for members and fans, she warms my heart

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7 Suho ~ Exo Suho ~ Exo Kim Jun-myeon was born on May 22, 1991. Known professionally as Suho, he is a South Korean singer and actor. He is a member and the leader of the South Korean boy group EXO and its sub-unit group called EXO-K.

Darling suho you are the best exotics rule anyway you guys do a wonderful job. Good luck with your future and know that exotics support you

Our clumsy guardian angel, Suho, is the most caring person and leader. Leading a 12-members group is not easy but he has shown his best. EXO SARANGHAJA!

He's an awesome leader and he really cares for them like a family/as a parent or older sibling. He carries medicines just for the members and he also deals with the constant teasing they do. Personally I think he really cares specially for tao, chanyeol, kai, sehun, and Chen. Tao because he is so adorbs, chanyeol because he yelled at him a lot before during training days, kai because he knows he is not comfortable with cameras, sehun because he is the magnae (sehun even said he is the best) and Chen because he always comforts him when he cries when they win an award. He is awesome - Heyyah

Suho leaders is the best in world

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8 CL ~ 2NE1

She's great.. SHE can dance... She can sing... And many more..
She can speak many languages... She's the most talented leader ever..
I love her how to rap.. She number 1!



She is the most talented leader I've ever known. She can speak English fluently, knows how to rap, and can dance hard moves. So she is the one!

CL has the talent and the drive to lead those four girls to victory.

Love you CL of 2ne1

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9 Yong Hwa ~ CNBlue

Skillful and multi-talented, his voice is powerful and penetrating, just listen to the songs he compose and you'll know.

Charismatic, talented, intelligent, handsome Yonghwa is a good composer, the brain and soul of CNBLUE and a good hyung for his brothers. His last composition "I still love you" gets in listner soul imediatly.

At the start, he single-handedly promoted Cnblue and worked tireslessy for a couple of years. He never complained through all his hardships. He is a very talented musician with a great soul and poetic heart. He is a good role model to his members, humble, likes to bring laughter and happiness to everyone.

A trully talented boy...

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10 YunHo ~ TVXQ YunHo ~ TVXQ Jung Yun-ho, also known by his stage name U-Know Yunho or simply U-Know, is a South Korean singer, actor, and a member of the pop duo TVXQ.

He must be the leader of K-pop because he lead the most famous K-pop group in Asian! What's more he is a very good singer and dancer

He is the best kpop leader and he takes a good care of his dongsaeng and bring dbsk to their legendary music.

Yunpa I believe you,
You are the best leader...
Always keep the faith and we love you,
Cassiopeia always for you..

Yunho is the best leader.

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The Contenders

11 JR ~ Nu'est

This guy is seriously the best leader I've seen so far. How can you not love such a selfless angel?

I love JR so much, so humble & caring leader! Mature but also really cute at the same time! National leader indeed!

Jr is best Fighting!

Come on,have you seen him on Produce 101? He's so tender and caring and accountable, he cares about his members so much,he got the nickname " Nation's leader" because everyone saw him this way and praised him,istg he just deserves all the love of this world

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12 Taecyeon ~ 2PM

I only vote because its 2PM...2PM never had a leader since Jay leave the group. The members lead together as one. Because the leader place is irreplaceable. Hope you understand that and never put 2PM into this leader competition again. You do that. I'm owe you one

Yeah Taecyeon is the best and comedian! Lets Taec we're Hottest gonna support you always lest go 2pm lets go 2pm lets go 2pm! - simasantiaaron

Teacyeon oppa you are the best we here love you so much in Saudi Arabia and love 2pm you still the best

We are here to support you and We can not stopping your love

Teacyeon oppa fighting

He is the best

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13 Eric Mun ~ Shinhwa

If any leader who really deserve to win the best leader, it's him, no doubt. Not because he's the best rapper, not because he's handsome, but truly just because of what he did as Shinhwa leader.

Dongwan was asked "if you get offered the same amount of money Eric got offered to get out of Shinhwa, did you turn it down too? " Even Dongwan said he will think about it. Not that I doubt his loyalty to Shinhwa, but he just want to point out how much the money is and how easy Eric's decision to turn it down just because of Shinhwa.

Eric's also the one who see the little things that the other members couldn't. Like how he suggested the members to collect money to help a member who had a big financial problem back then. Shinhwa members is known to keep their problem to themselves to avoid the others worried about them. So usually they don't really ask for help but as a leader when he saw something they can do, he leads them to do it. I can't imagine how bad he felt ...more

This amazing leader is really underrated despite what he has done for Shinhwa. Not because he's a perfect, handsome, cute, charismatic etc etc.. But simply for what he's done for Shinhwa.

He was the one who said things like "if there's anything, you can look for me" when Shinhwa got bashed by a reporter.
He, who always put Shinhwa as his first priority, sacrifices his stellar acting career to focus on Shinhwa's activity solely.
He, who rejected a contract worth multiple times more than Shinhwa's only to make the group stay together.. Even still asked the members "can I stay with you guys? "
He, who has led them quietly from the back and let Minwoo lead Shinhwa from the front.
He, who has led the group for 14 years and managed the original members since their debut. No one left, no one dropped out.

He never boasted or even acted about being a leader and such.. He just did it, quietly. The members and fans acknowledge and respect him so much, though he never ...more

Eric Mun, he might be shy, quiet, awkward, 4D at times but behind all that there is a smart, intellectual, humble & very loyal man.

What has Eric done for Shinhwa?

. He rejected a big solo contract offer from SM to keep Shinhwa together with his band mates

. Went to court with SM so they can retain the use of Shinhwa name and able to move to another management. It was epic in K-biz at that time.

. He defended Shinhwa when a reporter recklessly bashed on their 7th jib ("coincidentally" was the group's 1st album AFTER Shinhwa left SMent)

. In 2011, Eric was in a 10hr-long negotiation with Open World, who currently holds the rights to Shinhwa's name, so they can establish their own company (another 1st in K-biz)

. When the fans said the tickets to the 2012 Big 4 Charity Concert were too expensive, he negotiated with the organizer and made it more affordable for every one.

Chosen leader because he's the oldest in the group ...more

Sorry, the others can not even be put in the same category as Eric.

The others may have more votes because they have more fans, but in terms of leadership, all those leaders should take a course from Eric. And their fans should read about Eric, and learn what it means to lead. What he has been able to pull through to keep Shinhwa together, no other group, NOT EVEN ONE, has been able to follow.

Leaving, turning down money and stood up against the mighty giant SM because SM wanted to break Shinhwa apart.
Forming their own company and did everything on their own from scratch to come back after 4 year military hiatus.
Fighting to own Shinhwa's name.

And the most admirable thing is to lead by example that Shinhwa's activities are priorities over solo activities.

Sorry, being humble, talented and nice to members are good qualities, but those are not even in the same categories of leadership qualities. So, hands down, it's Eric.

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14 DooJoon ~ BEAST

A person who has looks, charms and most importantly, a caring personality that when they won almost any awards, he will be the first to hug all the members. Not to mention working hard alone just so that his members could have enough sleep during their concert. I love this guy!

I love yoon leader. He's a caring, charismatic and an awesome leader that always takes care of his member. He wakes them up in the morning and even though he picks on them, he cares for them. I love how he takes care if his member and I love him for being a great leader. Yoon leader is the best! B2ST forever!

The best appa of the group. Always worries about his members and their welfare. Loves surprising and teasing them, which makes the whole group lively and enjoyable. Knows when is the time to be serious and when to goof around with his members. Charismatic, charming, good-looking and a voice to die for.

Best leader ever for me

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15 Jonghun ~ F.T. Island

He is Really a Great leader & he is Sexy boy We love him because he's a good person Simple person NO one like him from all the leaders in Kpop This is the reason for his love of his band members.. And This is the reason for OUR love for him...
He is Shy, Lovely, Great, Sweet, Handsome, Cute, Sexy Boy

Cool and Sexy Leader in FT Island, he has play many skill in guitar and piano or many! THE MOST BEST AND HANDSOME GUITARIST LEADER.

He's multi-talented artist, the greatest leader who always protect the other member... He can control other member, he has many skill in music he can play guitar, piano, bass, etc... He also composed many song of FT Island... He's shy person, handsome, not arrogant and can be a very good father in his band...

He is a perfect leader

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16 Hyolyn ~ SISTAR

Actually all of the girls in Sistar are so friendly! They are just like real sisters to each other! Hyorin is the real leader! She hides her weaknesses and shows the real power and energy! Fight on, Sistar! And take of your leader!

She is so very nice in dancing and voice I like her...

Hyorin's voice is so amazing. Super love her!

She is the best when we speak of leader, she has the whole package of an artist and also worries about each one of its members, and defends them with everything she has as demonstrated in "Unpretty Rapstar".

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17 Sunggyu ~ Infinite

Sunggyu is really an astounding leader. He is amazingly talented at singing and song-writing, but despite that he lets the others shine and stays in the background. He was actually supposed to be THE singer in Infinite, but then Woohyun came along (don't get me wrong I LOVE Woohyun), and he suddenly had to share the spotlight. Despite some tension at first, they worked things out. DO YOU THINK THAT IS EASY? He could've just up and left, but no, he stayed. People need to give him and Woohyun more credit for working out their problems... Have you seen them now? They're so close that they're one of the most popular ships in k-pop. But moving on... Sunggyu knows how to be a leader in every aspect. He IS hard on the members when they're practicing, and strict sometimes, but that's always for their own good. He has not once abused his power as leader. And come on, do you think 99.9% synchronization and a tight relationship that will never be broken between all the members comes at the snap ...more

Sunggyu, in my opinion, is the best leader. Though he may be stern and strict at times when it comes to performing on stage - singing and dancing - he is actually very sweet and thoughtful of his members, and he would notify the manager if the members are feeling stressed. Besides, he is very easy-going and goes with the flow of other members instead of just caring about himself, and he doesn't even mind being called nicknames like "Last Gyu" during Ranking King. Other than his wonderful personality, he also has charming looks and a beautiful voice he uses for singing. He really tries his best at dancing and he can even rap. Multi-talents leader, Sunggyu, definitely wins over other leaders.

Personally I think he deserves the first place. He drives his members to be the best they can, sometimes a little too hard but he knows at the end, when they win they would know it was for the best. He is awesome! We love Kim Sung Gyu

A boy with deep emotions and great voice

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18 Kris ~ Exo M

He really takes care of his members.

Hope you and all the exo members going to get back into ONE! because all of you are ONE! EXO ARE ONE!

Best leader to handle 12 guys

Love his meaningless humour

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19 Kahi ~ After School

Determined and really caring Leader. Hands on in every way. Choreographer, Adviser, concept maker, motivator, Friend, and a true leader!

She wasn't just the former leader, main dancer, main rapper (when Bekah graduated), lead vocal, co-choreographer of After School.

But she was the one..

.. Who hand-picked the original members of After School.
.. Who teaches the members their routine if they have a hard time.
.. Who waited for 10 years to finally be a singer.
.. Who abandoned everything, even her own family who don't approve of her dream, to reach her goal.

She's even one of the foundations of Pledis Entertainment, together with their CEO Han Sung so and the first artist under the agency, Son Dam Bi.

If there's a leader who embodies being a REAL leader, not just for the label and image.. It's PARK KAHI.

Has strong dancing skills and can sing and rap... Kahi unnoe fighting

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20 Junsu ~ 2PM
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