The Top Vietnamese Pop Artists, Bands & Groups You Should Know

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  • “How many vpop idols are there in Vietnam?”

  • “Who are some of the top Vpop idols and groups?”

  • “Does vpop have a big role to play in Vietnamese culture?”

There are hundreds of vpop artists across all genres. It’s difficult to pick just one but here are some suggestions: Son Tung M-TP, My Tam, Jun Pham, Hồ Ngọc Hà…just to name a few.

Vietnamese music has grown exponentially over recent years and continues gaining recognition around the world. Some people believe that vpop has played an important part within this development.

Some of the top vpop idols:

  • Sơn Tùng M-TP (singer)
  • MIN (singer)
  • ERIK (singer)
  • JustaTee (hip-hop singer)
  • Hương Tràm (singer)
  • Thanh Lam (pop singer)
  • Mỹ Tâm (actress/singer)

Vpop music groups are very popular among Vietnamese communities. They have won numerous awards and accolades for their incredible talent, success, and achievements in the entertainment industry. These artists have also brought great exposure to Vietnam worldwide by representing it on international stages such as Asia Song Festival or Japan Music Awards. Some of these vpop bands may even be household names for some people all over the world! Vpop music groups is a type of Vietnamese music that includes pop and dance. Many vpop bands are composed of several members who play instruments as well as sing, such as the guitar or bass. These groups also include those involved in singing and backup dancers, among others.  Here is a list of top Vpop groups that you should definitely know about if you’re interested in Vietnamese pop culture (although some have disbanded already): Da LAB, MONSTAR, SGO48, Uni5, 365DaBand, Lip B, D1Verse, LIME, etc.

Some Top Vietnamese artists:

  • Hương Thủy (singer)

Huong Thai is also known vietnamese singer who released many successful studio albums such as “Quay Vò”, “Lang thang bên em và cánh chim bay”, etc… She was born on May 30th 1978 at Hung Ha district, Bac Giang province but grew up with her family in Phu Nhuom city which is located near Da Lat city at Vietnam’s alps region. Her parents are working for their own business so they were not rich.

  • Hồ Quỳnh Hương (singer)

Huoquynh Huong is vietnamese singer who released many successful studio albums such as “Ngày đôi ta”, etc… She was born on August 12th, 1988 in Vietnam’s capital city – Ho Chi Minh City at family of two teachers. Her father is a teacher and her mother works for the government department but both are passionate about music since childhood. That’s why when she grew up, she started studying traditional vietnamese musical instruments like dan tranh (16 strings zither), tu nguyet(moon lute) and vong co (drum).

  • Dương Triệu Vũ (singer, songwriter, actor)

Dung Truc Vu is vietnamese singer, song writer who rose to fame because he was in the reality show “The Voice of Vietnam”. He’s also known for his acting roles in various vietnamese movies. Besides that he has released four studio albums since debuting in 2012. Dung Truc Vu won awards like “Best Male Artist” at The Golden Melody Awards 2015 or Vietnamese Music Award 2016 etc…

He was born on September 12th 1991 in Ho Chi Minh City but grew up with family members – parents and two older sisters in Binh Chanh district at Ho Chi Minh City.

  • Ngô Kiến Huy (singer)

Ngo Kien Huy is vietnamese singer who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice”. He also released a number of successful studio albums such as “Hoa điêu khắc”, etc… His father was a well known Vietnamese songwriter and his mother worked for the government department but both won awards together like The Golden Star Award, Vietnam National Cinema & Art Festival or Asia Pacific Film Awards etc.. That’s why he grew up surrounded by music from childhood until now.

He was born in Ha Noi but moved to Ho Chi Minh City with family when he was only one year old. He spent his childhood there and at the age of 13, left for Ha Noi to study vietnamese traditional musical instruments like đàn bầu (monochord), etc…

  • Văn Mai Hương (singer)

Van Mai Huong is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2012. She released four studio albums since debuting in 2012 which are “Ngôi Sao Có Tình”, “La La Love Song – Album Bên Em”, etc…

She was born on October 23rd 1991 at Ho Chi Minh City but her family moved to Bien Hoa city when she was only two years old because of father’s job. However they returned back to live in HCM city before moving again for văn mai hương started studying vietnamese traditional musical instruments like đàn bầu (monochord) and tam thap luc( nha phuc). After completed vietnamese high school level education , văn mai hương went Ha Noi with dream of becoming a singer. She spent one year there participating many singing contests until got the chance to compete vietnam’s first season of “the voice”.

  • Bảo Yến (singer, songwriter)

Bao Yin is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s second season of “the voice” in 2012. She released three studio albums since debuting in 2013 which are “Yêu Em”, “Làm Tình Vơi Phông Nhung – Album Hai Chân Dung Của Mùa Xuân” and etc… Her mother was a Vietnamese teacher but her father worked for the government department at that time. They moved to vietnam’s capital city – HCM when she was only one year old and later settled in Bien Hoa because of father.

  • Hương Tràm (singer)

Huong Tram is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2012. She has released four studio albums since debuting in 2013 which are “Phi Nhung”, “Em Đã Yêu Anh – Album Tình Ca Sâu Lòng”, etc.. Besides that she also appeared vietnamese films and vietnamese drama series such as Mẹ Và Con, Chuyên Giáo Tình Yêu, etc..

Huong Tram was born on April 23rd 1993 at Ho Chi Minh City but raised by her parents in District Binh An (Ho Chi Min) city. From childhood to his early youth , hương tràm had various activities like văn nghệ ( vietnamese traditional music), etc… She later earned a scholarship to study at Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music and graduated as one of the best students.

  • Đan Nguyet (singer)

Dan Nguyet is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2012. She released two studio albums since debuting in 2013 which are “Họa Mi” and etc… Besides that she also appeared vietnamese films such as Màu Của Lòng Người or Ru Con, Tôi Yêu Em..

She was born at Ho Chi Minh City but raised by her grandparents because both of parents worked at the hospital as doctors. Before singing career, dan nguyet had various activities like being a dancer for many years until decided take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2012.

  • Nguyễn Hưng (singer)

Nguyen Hong is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2012. He released two studio albums since debuting in 2013 which are “Giã Từ Biển Côi”, etc… Besides that he also appeared vietnamese films such as Màu Của Lòng Người or Ru Con, Tôi Yêu Em..

He was born at Ho Chi Minh City but raised by his parents and older brother in District 11 (Ho Chi Min) city. From childhood to his early youth , nguyễn hưng had văn nghệ ( vietnamese traditional music), etc… Before singing career, he decided take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2012.

  • Huy Tuý (singer)

Huy Tuy is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2012. He has released two studio albums since debuting in 2013 which are “Không Khách Giã Góc” and etc.. Besides that he also appeared vietnamese films such as Người Công Gia Nhân or Lên Rạng Đông, Máu Thù..

Huy Tuy was born at Ho Chi Minh City but raised by his parents and older sister in District 11 (Ho Chi Min) city. From childhood to his early youth , huy tuy had văn nghệ ( vietnamese traditional music), etc… Before singing career, he decided take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2012.

  • Bé Yêm (singer)

Yem is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2012. She has released two studio albums since debuting in 2014 which are “Đúng Là Yêu”, etc… Besides that she also appeared vietnamese films such as Tâm Cảnh Chia Tay or Vua Duyên Nghi..

She was born at Ho Chi Minh City but raised by her grandparents because both of parents worked at the hospital as doctors. Before singing career, yem decided take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2012.

  • Mỹ Linh (singer)

My Linh is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2012. She has released four studio albums since debuting in 2013 which are “Chuyện Tình Không Phải Là Số Một”, etc.. Besides that she also appeared vietnamese films such as Cánh Đồng Hoang or Ru Con, Hương Tràm Feat. Thanh Bui…

She was born at Saigon but raised by her parents and grandparents because both of parents worked at the hospital as doctors. Before singing career, my linh decided take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2012.

  • Hồ Quỳnh Hương (singer)

Huoquinang is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2012. She has released three studio albums since debuting in 2014 which are “Ngày Cuối Cùng”, etc… Besides that she also appeared vietnamese films such as Bí Mật Và Tên Ngôi Sao or Ru Con..

She was born at Saigon but raised by her parents and older sister in District 11 (Ho Chi Min) city. From childhood to his early youth , huoquinang had văn nghệ ( vietnamese traditional music), etc… Before singing career, she decided take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2012.

  • Ysa Trương (singer)

Ysa is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013. She has released two studio albums since debuting in 2014 which are “Tôi Sẽ Khóc” and etc.. Besides that she also appeared vietnamese films such as Vua Ghen Thành Rồng or Ru Con..

She was born at Saigon but raised by her parents and older brother in District 11 (Ho Chi Min) city. From childhood to his early youth , ysa had văn nghệ ( vietnamese traditional music), etc… Before singing career, she decided take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013.

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  • Hương Tràm Feat Thanh Bui (singer)

Tram is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013. She has released four studio albums since debuting in 2014 which are “Nhật Ký Đêm Nay”, etc.. Besides that she also appeared vietnamese films such as Ru Con or Hương Tràm Feat Thanh Bui…

She was born at Ho Chi Min but raised by her parents and grandparents because both of them worked at the hospital as doctors. Before singing career, tram decided take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013.

  • Ngô Kiến Huy (singer)

Kien is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013. She has released three studio albums since debuting in 2012 which are “Người Tình Trong Mơ”, etc.. Besides that she also appeared vietnamese films such as Ru Con or Huyên Thoâng Bì…

She was born at Saigon but raised by her parents and grandparents because both of them worked at the hospital as doctors. Before singing career, kiến huy decided take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013.

  • Dung Nhan (singer)

Y is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013. She has released four studio albums since debuting in 2014 which are “Hiện Tôi Là”, etc.. Besides that she also appeared vietnamese films such as Ru Con or Huyên Thoâng Bì…

She was born at Saigon but raised by her parents and grandparents because both of them worked at the hospital as doctors. Before singing career, dung nhan decided take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013.

  • Thu Minh (singer)

Min is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013. She has released four studio albums since debuting in 2014 which are “Nắm Lòng”, etc.. Besides that she also appeared vietnamese films such as Ru Con or Huyên Thoâng Bì…

She was born at Saigon but raised by her parents and grandparents because both of them worked at the hospital as doctors. Before singing career, minh decided take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013.

  • Quang Linh (singer)

Lin is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013. She has released four studio albums since debuting in 2014 which are “Dấu Ấn Cho Em”, etc.. Besides that she also appeared vietnamese films such as Ru Con or Huyên Thoâng Bì…

She was born at Saigon but raised by her parents and grandparents because both of them worked at the hospital as doctors. Before singing career, linh decided take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013.

  • Lương Tùng Quang (singer)

Tung is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013. She has released two studio albums since debuting in 2014 which are “Tôi Sẽ Khóc” and etc.. Besides that she also appeared vietnamese films such as Ru Con or Huyên Thoâng Bì…

She was born at Ho Chi Min but raised by her parents and grandparents because both of them worked at the hospital as doctors. Before singing career, tung decided take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013.

  • Quang Hà (singer)

Ha is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013. She has released two studio albums since debuting in 2014 which are “Thương Khóc” and etc.. Besides that she also appeared vietnamese films such as Ru Con or Huyên Thoâng Bì…

She was born at Saigon but raised by her parents and grandparents because both of them worked at the hospital as doctors. Before singing career, ha decided take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013.

  • Nguyên Lê (singer)

Le is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013. She has released three studio albums since debuting in 2014 which are “Thế Giới Trong Mơ”, etc.. Besides that she also appeared vietnamese films such as Ru Con or Huyên Thoâng Bì…

She was born at Saigon but raised by her parents and grandparents because both of them worked at the hospital as doctors. Before singing career, le decided take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013.

  • Mai Khôi (singer)

Koi is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013. She has released one studio album since debuting in 2014 which is “Ngôi Nhà Của Tôi”, etc.. Besides that she also appeared vietnamese films such as Ru Con or Huyên Thoâng Bì…

She was born at Saigon but raised by her parents and grandparents because both of them worked at the hospital as doctors. Before singing career, koichose take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013.

  • Phương Vy (singer)

Vy is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013. She has released two studio albums since debuting in 2014 which are “Tiếng Hát Yêu Thương” and etc.. Besides that she also appeared vietnamese films such as Ru Con or Huyên Thoâng Bì…

She was born at Saigon but raised by her parents and grandparents because both of them worked at the hospital as doctors. Before singing career, vy decided take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013.

  • Tóc Tiên (singer)

Tien is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013. She has released three studio albums since debuting in 2014 which are “Đến Với Người Tôi Yêu”, etc.. Besides that she also appeared vietnamese films such as Ru Con or Huyên Thoâng Bì…

She was born at Saigon but raised by her parents and grandparents because both of them worked at the hospital as doctors. Before singing career, tien decided take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013.

  • Mỹ Huyền (singer)

Huyen is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013. She has released two studio albums since debuting in 2014 which are “Người Tình Không Yêu” and etc.. Besides that she also appeared vietnamese films such as Ru Con or Huyên Thoâng Bì…

She was born at Saigon but raised by her parents and grandparents because both of them worked at the hospital as doctors. Before singing career, huyen decided take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013.

  • Thanh Thảo (singer)

Thao is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013. She has released one studio album since debuting in 2014 which is “Hoa Trên Sông”, etc.. Besides that she also appeared vietnamese films such as Ru Con or Huyên Thoâng Bì…

She was born at Saigon but raised by her parents and grandparents because both of them worked at the hospital as doctors. Before singing career, thao decided take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013.

  • Vân Quỳnh (singer)

Quynh is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice”. She has released three studio albums since debuting in 2014 which are “Đưa Anh Đi”, etc.. Besides that she also appeared vietnamese films such as Ru Con or Huyên Thoâng Bì…

She was born at Saigon but raised by her parents and grandparents because both of them worked at the hospital as doctors. Before singing career, quynh decided take part into vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2013.

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  • Thái Châu (model, actress, and pop star). She was born in Ho Chi Minh City.

  • Y Nhi Phan Long Bui is a vietnamese model who rose to fame after appearing on the vietnam version of “America’s Next Top Model”. Then she became well known for her music career. Since then she has released four studio albums and one extended play entitled “Bên Em” which includes the hit single “Cho em về”.

Phan Long Bui was born in An Giang province and moved to Ho Chi Minh City when she was only 11 years old. She spent her childhood studying music, singing Vietnamese folk songs at school competitions until discovered by a talent scout who introduced her into showbiz.

  • Nguyên Lý (singer). He’s considered as one of vietnam top singers nowadays because he has released many successful studio albums which are “Lam Phương”, “Chim Sáo Trên Đài”, etc…

Nguyen Li is originally from Vinh city, Nghe An Province but moved to Ho Chi Minh City as a child. In 1998 he joined the army and worked as a performer in the Department of Popular Music, Military Region No. Five.

  • Nguyễn Ngọc Thiên (singer)

Nguyen Ngoc Diep is vietnamese pop star who rose to fame after appearing on vietnam’s first season of “the voice” in 2012. She released three studio albums since debuting in 2013 which are “Tìm Lại Giây Phút”, etc… Besides that she also appeared many tv shows such as The Millionaire Chàng Trai Tôi Yêu or Khéo Tay Hay Gì Đó…

She was born to vietnamese parents in Ho Chi Minh City but her family moved back to vietnam’s capital city – HCM when she was only one year old. Nguyen Ngoc Diep grew up with little sister and her grandmother because both of parents worked at the hospital as doctors. Besides that, nguyễn ngọc thiên also had many activities like playing piano, etc.. Since then music has become a part of her life until now.

The list goes on and on! To discuss your favorite Vpop artists and groups, you can head on over to our Artist Threads here: https://www.vpopwire.com/forums/vietnam-artist/