Korea’s sweetheart IU dropped her single ‘Eight’ featuring Suga from BTS who also produced the track, check out the music video below. She is a wonderful artist and here are some reasons to check her out if you haven’t already.
After enjoying the track, let’s get into it!
Her incredible voice!
IU is known for her incredible vocals and control. Her vocal range is amazing and she can also maintain soft tones, she doesn’t miss a note during live performances and it could be said that she eats CDs!
Not only this but she is a songwriter!
IU has several songwriting credits to her name, winning award for her skills and she is very involved in the creative process for her albums. She puts her heart and soul into her music.
She can act!
IU made her Korean Drama acting debut in Dream High and from then on has had a slew of different roles playing dynamic characters, nominated for and winning awards for her acting. The most notable roles of recent were in The Producers, Persona and Hotel Del Luna in 2019, the latter of which broke viewing records as the 12th highest rated Korean Drama in the history of cable tv! Check out the trailer above!
She empowers others, even including this in her music!
In BBIBBI, IU tackles the struggles of being famous, including always being watched, judged and people spreading rumors including netizens and tabloids gossiping about things that are completely untrue about her. She also indicates that people should stop making assumptions when they don’t know her. The lyrics and imagery are very insightful and creative. To summarize ‘screw the haters, I’ll keep doing my thing!’
She is very selfless and has impacted the lives of others through her advocacy
She has been so charitable for a very long time and her actions speak for her considerably. IU has a heart of gold!
Of course five reasons are barely enough! Share your favourite IU moments with us below or by tweeting us @TheHoneyPop!
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