1988 - Today


Dong Young-bae (Korean: 동영배; born May 18, 1988), better known by his stage names Taeyang (meaning "sun" in Korean) and SOL (when performing in Japan), is a South Korean singer, songwriter and dancer. After appearing in Jinusean's music video "A-yo", Taeyang began training under YG Entertainment at the age of 12. Six years later, he made his debut in 2006 as a member of the South Korean boy band Big Bang. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Taeyang has received more than 2,786,517 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,489th most popular singer.

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  • 2.8M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 39.92

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.56

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.55

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among singers, Taeyang ranks 1,496 out of 3,001Before him are Darren Hayes, Ol' Dirty Bastard, Lil' Kim, Billy Eckstine, Yulduz Usmonova, and Mitch Miller. After him are Larisa Dolina, Hera Björk, Diane Warren, Claes-Göran Hederström, Udit Narayan, and Lotta Engberg.

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Among people born in 1988, Taeyang ranks 102Before him are Max Kruse, Kim Soo-hyun, Sven Ulreich, Artem Dzyuba, Brenda Song, and Kevin Großkreutz. After him are Eren Derdiyok, Felipe Caicedo, Maya Yoshida, Nikki Reed, Diego Perotti, and Maicon Pereira de Oliveira.

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In South Korea

Among people born in South Korea, Taeyang ranks 158 out of 380Before him are Park Chu-young (1985), Cha Tae-hyun (1976), Seohyun (1991), Lee Yo-won (1980), Yuna Kim (1990), and Uhm Jung-hwa (1969). After him are Namkoong Min (1978), Kim Joo-sung (null), Jim Lee (1964), Jung Yu-mi (1983), Yoo Sang-chul (1971), and Kim Woo-bin (1989).

Among SINGERS In South Korea

Among singers born in South Korea, Taeyang ranks 17Before him are IU (1993), Kim Jong-kook (1976), Hyuna (1992), Seungri (1990), Park Bom (1984), and Seo Taiji (1972). After him are Sunmi (1992), Eunhyuk (1986), Gary (1978), Kim Seok-jin (1992), Kim Junsu (1986), and Shindong (1985).