Kim Jungah

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Kim.
Kim Jungah
Jung-A from acrofan.jpg
Background information
Born (1983-08-02) August 2, 1983 (age 31)[1]
Origin Incheon, South Korea
Genres K-pop
Occupation(s) Singer, dancer, model
Instruments Vocals, drums
Years active 2001 (2001) – present
Labels Pledis Entertainment
Associated acts
Korean name
Hangul 김정아
Hanja
Revised Romanization Gim Jeong-a
McCune–Reischauer Kim Jŏng-a
Stage name
Hangul 정아
Revised Romanization Jeong-a
McCune–Reischauer Chŏng-a

Kim Jungah (born August 2, 1983), better known by her stage name Jungah or Jung-A, is a South Korean idol singer. She is the leader, one of the main vocalists, and main dancer of the girl group After School. She debuted with the group in 2009 with the release of their single "New Schoolgirl".[2] It was announced that she would become the new leader in June 2012 following the graduation of the leader, Kahi.[3] She is also a former member of Sz and Kiss Five.

Career[edit]

Kim debuted with After School's unofficial first appearance on December 29, 2008 at the SBS Song Festival, performing "Play Girlz" with Son Dambi and Kahi. In the beginning on 2009, a few days before After School's debut, the group released their debut single, "AH!" alongside their EP, New Schoolgirl on 15 January. On 17 January, she and After School made their live debut on MBC's, Music Core. JungAh is now the current Leader, Main Vocalist, and Main Dancer in the group.

On September 2012, it was announced that JungAh has been cast into MBC Every1's drama Reckless Family 2.

On April 7, 2015, Pledis Entertainment announced that JungAh and labelmate Han Dong Geun would be releasing a duet entitled "Between the Two of Us" on April 16.

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album
KOR
[4]
"Between the Two of Us"
(with Han Dong Geun)
2015
  • KOR (DL):
Non-album single

Other songs[edit]

Year Title Album
2011 "My Bell" Virgin
2012 "Timeless"
(Performed by Jungah & Raina)
Flashback
2013 "Crying While Putting Make-up On"
(Performed by Jungah & Raina)
First Love

Soundtrack singles[edit]

Year Title Album
2010 "You're Cute" Pasta OST .[5]
2013 "Hero"
(Performed by Uee & Jungah)
Barefoot Friends OST

Filmography[edit]

TV drama[edit]

Year Title Role TV network
2012 Reckless Family 2 MBC every1 [6]

Music video[edit]

Year Song Artist
2011 Bangkok City Orange Caramel

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Notes
2009 1000 Song Challenge with Kahi, Uee
2010 1000 Song Challenge with Nana
Quiz to Change the World with Kahi
Radio Star with Son Dam-Bi, Kahi, Nana
2011 1000 Song Challenge with E-Young, Nana, Raina
Quiz to Change the World with Lizzy
2012 Strong Heart with Lizzy
Hello Counselor with Lizzy
2013-2014 After School's Beauty Bible with After School

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mark Russell (29 April 2014). K-Pop Now!: The Korean Music Revolution. Tuttle Publishing. p. 87. ISBN 978-1-4629-1411-1. 
  2. ^ "Let’s Boogie Down! After School Debut Performance". Allkpop.com. 2009-01-17. Retrieved 2012-07-31. 
  3. ^ "Jung-Ah to become After School’s new leader". Allkpop.com. 2012-06-13. Retrieved 2012-07-31. 
  4. ^ "Gaon Digital Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved April 10, 2015. 
  5. ^ "OST album for MBC drama ‘Pasta’ released". Allkpop.com. 2010-02-10. Retrieved 2012-09-17. 
  6. ^ http://www.allkpop.com/2012/09/after-schools-jungah-and-zeas-heechul-cast-as-siblings-in-reckless-family-2

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