Gummy on May 2016
April 8, 1981
Seoul, South Korea
|Revised Romanization||Bak Ji-yeon|
Park Ji-yeon (born April 8, 1981), better known by her stage name Gummy, is a South Korean singer.
- 1 Career
- 2 Personal life
- 3 Discography
- 4 Awards
- 5 References
- 6 External links
2003–2009: Debut and breakthrough success
Gummy debuted in 2003 with the album Like Them. Her title track Memory Loss (기억상실) brought her success and recognition and led Gummy to win the Bonsang at the 19th Golden Disk Awards. The same year, Gummy earned the Mobile Popularity Award for Memory Loss at the 2004 Mnet Km Music Festival.
She released her fourth album titled Comfort on March 12, 2008, which marked her first released in three years. The lead single I'm Sorry (미안해요) features T.O.P from Big Bang. A week after its release, the song peaked within the top five spots on various digital charts.
Gummy released a mini album titled Loveless. A music video plus the full song of one of her tracks in the mini album was released on April 21. Loveless was released on April 29, and promotion for the album began in May.
On October 15, 2011, the MV for her remake of "I'm Sorry" feat. TOP was released.
2013: 10th anniversary and label change
2013 marked the tenth anniversary for Gummy and she celebrated with a fan meeting. She then released her OST for the drama, That Winter, the Wind Blows entitled "Snow Flower".
Gummy also released her second Japanese album, Fate(s). She also had a duet with Daesung from BIGBANG. Two music videos were released for the lead single of the album, "Shinjiteru (Believe)".
2014–present: Original soundtrack releases
In 2014, Gummy provided the song "You're Calling Me" for the action-thriller television series Three Days. Gummy then returned with the mini album "I Loved...Have No Regrets". One of the singles from the 6-track EP was a duet with labelmate and JYJ's Park Yuchun.
In 2016, Gummy released her OST for the drama Descendants of the Sun entitled "You are My Everything". It topped iTunes K-pop charts in Canada, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, Indonesia, and Taiwan as well as coming in the top 10 in the U.S and Vietnam. The same year, she once again collaborated with Descendant's music director Gaemi to release the OST for the popular drama Love in the Moonlight entitled "Moonlight Drawn by Clouds". The success of her soundtrack releases drew the media to call her "OST Queen".
|2005||For The Bloom
Mini albums (EP)
|2014||I Loved...Have No Regrets|
|2004||A Moment to Remember (Korean: 내 머리 속의 지우개) OST
||날그만잊어요 (Please Forget Me)|
|2007||H.I.T (Korean: 히트) OST
|2008||Sunny (Korean: 님은 먼 곳에) OST
||님은 먼 곳에 (My Love is Faraway)|
|The Scale of Providence (Korean: 신의 저울) OST
|General Hospital 2 (Korean: 내게로 오는 길) OST
||내게로 오는 길 (The Path Towards Me)|
|2009||Triangle (Korean: 이별은 사랑 뒤를 따라와) OST
||이별은 사랑 뒤를 따라와 (I Love You Behind The Break Up)|
|Will It Snow for Christmas? OST
||그대라서 (Because It's You)|
|2010||Daemul (Korean: 대물) OST
||죽어도 사랑해 (I Love You Even If You Die)|
|Finding Mr. Destiny (김종욱 찾기) OST
||러브 레시피 (Love Recipe) Duet with Bobby Kim|
|2013||That Winter, the Wind Blows OST
|2013||Master's Sun OST Part 1
||낮과 밤 (Day and Night)|
|2014||Three Days OST Part 4
||날 부르네요 (You're Calling Me)|
|2015||The Magician OST
||사랑해주세요 (Would You Love Me?)|
|2016||Descendants of the Sun OST Part 4
||You Are My Everything|
|Love in the Moonlight OST
||Moonlight Drawn by Clouds|
|2017||My Sassy Girl OST
||Because I Love You|
|2013||Wheesung & Gummy – Special Love (휘성&거미 – Special Love)
|2014||Gummy – Nowhere To Go (갈 곳이 없어 – 거미) OST Code No.2)
|2015||Zia , Gummy – SPY (KBS 2TV Drama) OST Code No.2 (지아, 거미 – 스파이 (KBS 2TV 금요미니시리즈) OST Code No.2)
|2003||Like Them||그대 돌아오면 (If You Come Back To Me) (Feat. Wheesung)|
|친구라도 될 걸 그랬어 (We Should've Been Friends)|
|2004||It's Different||기억상실 (Memory Loss)|
|2005||For The Bloom||아니 (No)|
|어른아이 (Childish Adult)|
|2006||Unplugged||그대 돌아오면 (If You Come Back To Me)|
|혼자만 하는 사랑 (Unrequited Love)|
|2008||Comfort||미안해요 (I'm Sorry) (Feat. T.O.P)|
|2010||Loveless (EP)||사랑은 없다 (There is No Love)|
|남자라서 (Because You're a Man) (Feat. Kim Hyun Joong and Jung Ryeo-won)|
|어떡해 (What Can I Do)|
|2010||-||러브 레시피 (Love Recipe) (Feat. Bobby Kim)|
|2011||Loveless(EP)(Japanese)||ゴメンネ (I'm Sorry) (Feat. TOP)|
|2012||-||요즘사람들 (Love Recipe II : People These Days) (With Bobby Kim)|
|2013||-||Only One (With Big Brother)|
|2014||I Loved...Have No Regrets (EP)||사랑했으니… 됐어 (I Loved...Have No Regrets)|
|2017||Stroke||I I Yo|
- "[단독] 세븐 이어 거미도 YG와 전속계약 종료". 네이트뉴스. Retrieved June 22, 2017.
- Gummy Makes a Comeback after 3 Years. KBS World. March 3, 2008. Retrieved March 18, 2008.
- KBS World. Gummy Sweeps Online Music Charts. March 17, 2008. Retrieved March 28, 2008.
- 247 Asian Media. Gummy Officially Joined C-JES. October 24, 2013. Retrieved October 24, 2013.
- "Gummy's 'You are My Everything' snatches #1 in 8 countries!". Allkpop. Retrieved March 12, 2016.
- Sung, So-young (February 3, 2015). "Cho Jung-suk, Gummy in relationship". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved February 5, 2015.
- "Album sales February 2004". archive.org. September 7, 2004. Retrieved June 22, 2017.
- "2월 국내음반 판매량집계". archive.org. March 20, 2005. Retrieved June 22, 2017.
- "12월 국내음반 판매량집계". archive.org. February 25, 2006. Retrieved June 22, 2017.
- "8월 가요음반 판매량집계". archive.org. September 27, 2007. Retrieved June 22, 2017.
- "Album sales on Gaon Chart". June 5, 2017. Retrieved July 6, 2017.
- Hong, Grace Danbi (February 20, 2013). "Gummy to Release New Single 'Snowflake' for 'That Winter, The Wind Blows". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved March 4, 2013.
- "2004 M.net Korean Music Festival Winners list". MAMA. Retrieved June 12, 2014.
- "2010 M.net Korean Music Festival Winners list". MAMA. Retrieved December 14, 2014.