In most K-Pop groups there’s an appointed leader, who’s usually (but not always) the eldest thành viên or at least one of the eldest members. (Ex: SHINee’s Onew, APink’s Chorong, etc.) Sometimes the leader can be the member who was a trainee for the longest period of time out of all the members of the band. (Ex: Twice’s Jihyo)Some groups don’t have sầu any leader. (Ex: Blackpink)

The leader’s role is khổng lồ motivate và take care of the other members, & khổng lồ represent them in various ways – lượt thích talking on the stage/ awards festivities, etc. Also, he/she’s supposed to lớn be mature and charismatic và be able khổng lồ gain the respect of the other members in the band.

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The Main VocalistThe Main Vocamenu is usually the thành viên with the best singing technique, who gets the most difficult vocal parts. (EX: 2PM’s Jun-K, Girls’s Generations’ Taeyeon, etc.)The Main vocacác mục usually gets lots of singing lines và usually sings the chorus. Sometimes the Lead Vocadanh sách sings the chorus, while the Main Vocacác mục does the ad-libs.

The Lead VocalistThe Lead Vocacác mục is usually the member with the 2nd best singing technique. He/she usually sings before the Main Vocacác mục. Sometimes the Lead Vocamenu sings the chorus, while the Main Vocalist does the ad-libs.

The Sub VocalistThe Sub Vocacác mục (Sometimes also simply the Vocalist) supports the Main và Lead Vocalists và can get fewer singing lines.A group can have more Main, Lead và Sub Vocalists.

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The Main RapperThe Main Rapper gets most of the rapping parts and it’s supposed to lớn be the one with the best rapping skills. Many times, the main rappers write their own lyrics. (EX: B.A.P’s Yongguk, EXID’s LE, etc.)

The Lead RapperThe Lead Rapper is supposed to be the 2nd best khổng lồ the Main Rapper. He/she usually begins the rapping parts.

The Sub RapperThe Sub Rapper (sometimes also simply the Rapper) is supposed khổng lồ be better than non rapping members but not as good as the Lead or Main rappers.


The Main DancerThe Main Dancer is usually the thành viên with the greakiểm tra khiêu vũ skills. The Main Dancer usually gets solo khiêu vũ parts. (EX: Girls’ Generation’s Hyoyeon, Blackpink’s Lisa, etc.)

The Lead DancerThe Lead Dancer is usually the 2nd best dancer in the group. When the group dances together, he/she will often dance in the front.


The visual is usually the member considered the most physically attractive in the group (according khổng lồ the Korean beauty standards). (EX: Girl’s Generations’ Yoomãng cầu, GOT7’s Mark, etc.)

The Face of The Group

The Face of The Group is many times mistaken with the visual, because their main role is to bring public attention khổng lồ the group. While the Visual is usually the most good looking member, the Face Of The Group is the band’s representative who usually gets invited in variety shows or who represents the band in different public events, so many times is the most popular thành viên. Sometimes the visual & the Face of the group overlap, the same thành viên holding both positions. Other times the leader can also hold the Face of the Group position. Since it’s basically a popularity related position, the Face of The Group can change constantly.

The Face of The Group is not a mandatory position, some bands promote equally all their members và don’t have a distinct Face Of the Group.There are bands where 1 particular member publicly represents the b& to variety shows in 90% of cases, thus that member becomes the band’s representative sầu, the “face of the group”. (EX: EXID’s Hani, AOA’s Seolhyun, etc.)

The Center

Usually a certain member is placed in the middle of the group during promotions, photoshoots, đoạn phim shoots, etc. Be it because of their good-looks, or because of their nhảy talent or because of their popularity, a particular member is always placed in the center, getting the most attention.The Center can be changing from a promotion lớn another. (EX: Red Velvet – during ‘Ice Cream Cake’ promotion Irene was the Center → during ‘Dumb Dumb’ promotions Seulgi was the Center)


The Maknae is the youngest thành viên of the band. The maknae is usually associated with being đáng yêu & shy, but not always. Some maknaes became popular for being the complete opposite, “the evil maknae”. (EX: Super Junior’s Kyuhyun)Note: Please don’t copy-paste the nội dung of this page lớn other sites/places on the website. If you use info from our profile, please kindly put a link khổng lồ this post. Thanks a lot!