Top 10 Thai Music Artists Who Made It Internationally

Thai music has produced several talented artists who have not only made a mark in their home country but have also gained international recognition, demonstrating the diverse influences, including the impact of Kpop influence in Thai music culture. Here are the top 10 Thai music artists who have successfully made it internationally:

1. Lydia Sarunrat

Lydia Sarunrat, known simply as Lydia, is a pop and R&B singer who gained fame with her powerful voice and impressive vocal range. Her collaboration with American artists and participation in international music festivals have helped her build a global fanbase.

2. Tata Young

Often referred to as the “Queen of Thai Pop,” Tata Young is one of the most successful Thai artists internationally. Her English-language albums, such as “I Believe” and “Temperature Rising,” have topped charts across Asia and even made waves in Europe and the United States.

3. Lisa (Lalisa Manoban)

Lisa, a member of the globally renowned K-pop group BLACKPINK, hails from Thailand. Her exceptional talent in singing, dancing, and rapping has made her a global icon, and her solo debut with the single “Lalisa” broke multiple records worldwide.

4. Nichkhun Horvejkul

Nichkhun, a member of the South Korean boy band 2PM, has achieved immense popularity in South Korea, Japan, and other parts of Asia. His charming personality and musical talent have earned him a significant international following.

5. Golf & Mike

Brothers Golf Pichaya and Mike Pirat, known collectively as Golf & Mike, gained popularity in Japan and other Asian countries. Their catchy pop tunes and charismatic performances have won them fans across the continent.

6. Palmy (Eve Pancharoen)

Palmy, a Thai-Belgian singer, is known for her unique voice and eclectic music style. She has performed in various international music festivals and collaborated with artists from different countries, gaining a diverse international audience.

7. Peck Palitchoke

Peck Palitchoke, a pop and R&B singer, has gained a strong following in Asia with his soulful voice and heartfelt performances. His participation in international music events and collaborations with foreign artists have helped him reach a broader audience.

8. Jannine Weigel

Jannine Weigel, also known as Ploychompoo, is a Thai-German singer, actress, and model. Her bilingual songs and captivating YouTube presence have earned her fans from around the world, especially in Southeast Asia and Europe.

9. Violette Wautier

Violette Wautier, a Thai-Belgian singer-songwriter, gained fame through her participation in “The Voice Thailand.” Her English-language songs and collaborations with international artists have helped her build a substantial international fanbase.

10. BNK48

BNK48, a sister group of the Japanese idol group AKB48, has gained international recognition through their participation in international music festivals and collaborations with foreign artists. Their unique concept and engaging performances have made them popular across Asia.


These Thai music artists have successfully crossed borders and made a significant impact on the international music scene. Their talent, hard work, and ability to connect with audiences worldwide have paved the way for future generations of Thai musicians to achieve global success.

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