Eddy Kim

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Eddy Kim
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Kim in 2014
Background information
Birth nameKim Jung-hwan
Born (1990-11-23) November 23, 1990 (age 29)
Seoul, South Korea
Genres
Occupation(s)
Years active2014–present
LabelsMystic Story
Korean name
Hangul
김정환
Revised RomanizationKim Jeong-hwan
McCune–ReischauerKim Chŏnghwan
Stage name
Hangul
에디 킴
Revised RomanizationEdi Kim
McCune–ReischauerEdi K'im

Kim Jung-hwan (born November 23, 1990), known professionally as Eddy Kim, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, and guitarist.[1] He rose to fame as a contestant on the television talent show Superstar K 4 in 2012.[2] He released his first EP, The Manual, in 2014.[3]

On April 5, 2019, Kim was booked by the police for circulating illegally taken pictures of women in a mobile chat with fellow celebrities in 2016; a police investigation is ongoing into the Burning Sun scandal. On April 11, 2019, he admitted to spreading hidden camera photos taken without consent which he had downloaded from the internet.[4][5]

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
[6]
The Manual
Track listing
  1. 2 Years Apart
  2. 밀당의 고수
  3. Slow Dance
  4. 너 사용법
  5. Sober Up
  6. It's Over
N/A
Sing Sing Sing
  • Released: January 21, 2015
  • Label: Mystic89, CJ E&M
  • Format: CD, digital download
Track listing
  1. Sing Sing Sing
  2. My Love
  3. Apologize
  4. Shower Girl
  5. Lovin' You
  6. 조화 (造花)
N/A
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart
positions
Sales (DL) Album
KOR
[7]
KOR
Hot 100

[8]
As lead artist
"2 Years Apart" 2014 22 23
  • KOR: 145,123+
The Manual
"The Manual"
(너 사용법)
7 12
  • KOR: 1,585,680+
"Darling" 34 N/A
  • KOR: 94,505+
The Manual Deluxe Edition
"Apologize" 2015 39
  • KOR: 23,803+
Sing Sing Sing
"My Love" 12
  • KOR: 206,075+
"Paldangdam"
(팔당댐) feat. Beenzino
2016 14
  • KOR: 327,098+
Non-album single
"Sweet Kiss Like Coffee"
(내 입술 따뜻한 커피처럼) feat. Lee Sung-kyung
3
  • KOR: 840,353+
"Heart Pound"
(쿵쾅대)
2017 96
  • KOR: 41,736+
"Now"
(이제는)
  • KOR:
"Bet On Me"
  • KOR:
"Poom"
(품)
  • KOR:
Collaborations
"Coffee & Tea"
with Solar
2015 23 N/A
  • KOR: 65,210+
Dokkun Project Pt.4
As featured artist
"I Smell Autumn"
Verbal Jint feat. Eddy Kim
2014 17 N/A
  • KOR: 128,816+
Non-album single
"Double Jack"
BoA feat. Eddy Kim
2015 43
  • KOR: 24,209+
Kiss My Lips
"Lonely"
Kanto feat. Eddy Kim
2016 N/A 14216
"Dear"
Mia feat. Eddy Kim
2018 N/A N/A Non-album single
Soundtrack appearances
"One Day"
(하루 하나)
2014 N/A N/A Pride and Prejudice OST
"Roommate"
with Lim Kim
Roommate OST Part 1
"Empty Space" 82
  • KOR: 21,255+[9]
Valid Love OST Part 2
"Dream"
with Subin
2016 N/A I Am a Movie Director Too OST Part 1
"A Love Shining Like a Star"
(구르미 그린 달빛)
21 Love in the Moonlight OST Part 7
"2Night"
with Punchnello
N/A Entourage OST
"You Are So Beautiful"
(이쁘다니까)
5 Guardian: The Lonely and Great God OST Part 5
"When Night Falls"
(긴 밤이 오면)
2017 34 While You Were Sleeping OST Part 1
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.
The Kpop Hot 100 chart was inactive between May 17, 2014 and May 29, 2017.

Other releases[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album
KR
Gaon

KR
Hot 100

"버스 안에서" (On The Bus) 2012 N/A Superstar K4
"Love Story"
"I'll Be There"
"아름다운 강산" (Beautiful Lands)
"Sing a Song" It's Top 12
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Filmography[edit]

Variety shows[edit]

Year Title Network Notes
2012 Superstar K4 Mnet
2014 Running Man SBS Guest episodes 195 and 58
Immortal Songs 2 KBS
2015 Always Cantare 2 tvN
Radio Star MBC Guest
Yoo Hee-yeol's Sketchbook KBS2
I Can See Your Voice Mnet Panelist (Season 1 - Episode 6)
2017 King of Mask Singer MBC Contestant as "The Prince Trumpets the Crown of the Crown" (Episodes 113–114)[13]
2018 Friendly Driver tvN Guest

Awards and nominations[edit]

Mnet Asian Music Awards[edit]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2014 Eddy Kim Best New Artist[14] Nominated
Union Pay Artist of the Year[14] Nominated

Seoul Music Awards[edit]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2015 Eddy Kim Best New Artist Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eddy Kim (에디킴)". KBS World Radio. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  2. ^ "Sojin of Girl's Day, Eddy Kim confirm relationship". Yonhap News Agency. 2017-06-28. Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  3. ^ "에디킴 앨범" [Eddy Kim Albums]. Mnet (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-04-03.
  4. ^ Kim, Seung-jae (April 5, 2019). "More K-Pop Stars to Be Questioned in Hidden Cam Scandal". Chosun Ilbo. Retrieved April 9, 2019.
  5. ^ "Roy Kim, Eddy Kim & Choi Jong Hoon admit to sharing illegally taken photos". SBS Australia. April 11, 2019. Retrieved April 11, 2019.
  6. ^ "Gaon Album Chart". Gaon Music Chart.
  7. ^ "Gaon Digital Chart". Gaon Music Chart.
  8. ^ "Korea K-Pop Hot 100". Billboard.
  9. ^ "Gaon Download Chart: 2014-12-28~2015-01-03".
  10. ^ Cumulative sales for "A Love Shining Like a Star":
  11. ^ Cumulative sales for "You Are So Beautiful":
  12. ^ Cumulative sales for "When Night Falls":
  13. ^ Lee So-dam (June 4, 2017). "'복면가왕' 트럼펫 정체는 에디킴..너구리 3R 진출". OSEN (in Korean). Retrieved June 4, 2017.
  14. ^ a b "MAMA vote 2014". Mwave. Archived from the original on 27 October 2014. Retrieved 27 October 2014.

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