SM Entertainment is known as a pillar of the K-Pop industry, and many legendary artists have come out of the company over the years. While SM Entertainment is full of great groups and solo artists, only a few soloists from the company have put out full-length solo albums!
Here are all the soloists currently signed to SM Entertainment who have released full albums!
BoA has been a soloist her whole career, and she’s put out many full-length albums.
Her first full-length album, ID; Peace B, was released in 2000.
Since then, she’s put out 11 more full-length albums in Korean. Her most recent album, Better, was released in 2020.
She’s also released 9 full-length albums in Japanese. Her latest Japanese full-length album, Watashi Kono Mama de Ii no Kana, was released in 2018.
2. Chu Gayeoul
Chu Gayeoul is a folk-pop singer and songwriter.
He has released 5 full-length albums. His most recent full-length album, Vol.5 Be Renewed, was released in 2012.
Kangta has released 4 full-length albums.
He released his first full-length album, Polaris, in 2001.
Since then, he’s released 3 more full-length albums. His most recent album, Eternity, came out in 2008.
J-Min has released many OSTs and singles, but she has only released one full-length album so far.
5. U-KNOW (TVXQ)
U-Know has released 3 full-length albums so far.
His most recent full-length Korean album, Noir, was released in 2021.
His most recent Japanese album, U Know Y, was released in 2015.
6. Taeyeon (Girls’ Generation)
So far, Taeyeon has put out two full-length albums. Her third album is coming soon though!
Her first full-length album, My Voice, was released in 2017.
Her second album, Purpose, was released in 2019.
7. Lay (EXO)
Lay has released 4 full-length albums so far.
He released Lay 02 Sheep in 2017.
Namanana was released in 2018.
Lit was released in 2 parts in 2020.
Producer was released in 2021.
8. Taemin (SHINee)
To date, Taemin has released 4 full-length albums.
His first full album, Press It, was released in 2016.
Move was released in 2017.
His Japanese album, Taemin, was released in 2018.
In 2020, Taemin released his most recent full-length album in 2 parts. He released Never Gonna Dance Again: Act 1 in September and Never Gonna Dance Again: Act 2 in November.
9. Jonghyun (SHINee)
Jonghyun released 2 full-length albums.
His first full-length album, She Is, was released in 2016.
Poet | Artist was released in 2018.
10. Key (SHINee)
Key actually made his solo debut with a full-length album!
FACE, Key’s first full-length album, was released in 2018.