J (South Korean singer)
J performing in 2005
|Birth name||Chung Jae-young|
|Also known as||J.ae|
|Born||May 2, 1977|
|Occupation(s)||Singer-songwriter, television presenter|
|Revised Romanization||Jeong Jae-yeong|
Chung Jae-young (Hangul: 정재영; born May 2, 1977), better known by the stage names J and J.ae (Hangul: 제이), is a Korean-American singer based in South Korea. She debuted in 1998 with the album, J: Gold.
J grew up in San Francisco, California, and later Springfield, Virginia, where she attended West Springfield High School. She was discovered when she won the local title in a regional Miss Korea beauty pageant in Washington, D.C.
In 2002, J was invited to contribute her talent to the FIFA World Cup's official album. Her song "Gotta Get Love" was featured on The Official Album of the 2002 FIFA World Cup Korea/Japan Edition.[better source needed]
In 2012, J hosted Arirang TV's The Sensation, a music-focused series that introduced traditional Korean instruments, music, and dance through multiple venues including concerts, studio audience tapings, and award-winning documentaries geared towards a world-wide English-speaking audience.
|VOL. 1 - Blue/Gold (double album)||1998||Korean||Seoul Records|
|VOL. 2 - In L.O.V.E.||April 2000||Korean||Seoul Records|
|VOL. 2.5 - Chocolate||November 2000||English||Seoul Records|
|VOL. 3 - Beautiful Ones||June 2001||Korean||Pony Canyon|
|Best & Live (Greatest Hits)||December 19, 2001||Korean and English||Seoul Records|
|VOL. 4 - Dim The Lights||April 12, 2002||Korean||Seoul Records|
|VOL. 5 - The Crush of Love||September 23, 2004||Korean||Plyzen|
|Said I Love You (digital single)||April 24, 2006||Korean|
|In My Life||March 19, 2007||Korean||Seoul Records|
|Through Tears (digital single)||June 18, 2007||Korean||SBSi|
|VOL. 6 - In Love Again||November 7, 2007||Korean||Sony BMG|
|Alcohol & Naiveté (digital single)||January 29, 2008||Korean||Sony BMG|
|Love Child (J Electro Project)||August 26, 2008||Korean||Kingpin Entertainment|
|French Toast||November 18, 2008||Korean||Sponge Entertainment|
|Sweet Dream (digital single)||February 24, 2009||Korean||AINS Digital|
|Dream Catcher (digital single)||September 3, 2009||Korean||Paragon Music Corporation|
|With Me||October 5, 2009||Korean and English||Daughters of Paul|
|Dream (Feat. Supreme Team)||November 10, 2009||Korean||Paragon Music Corporation|
|Sentimental||February 3, 2010||Korean||Paragon Music Corporation and Sony Music|
|VOL. 7 - Superstar||June 30, 2011||Korean||Sony Music|
|Good Day (mini-album)||October 24, 2012||Korean and English||KT Music|
|Blue Sky (single)||July 18, 2013||Korean||Neowiz|
|Happy Person||November 25, 2013||Korean and English||Nastar Entertainment and LOEN Entertainment|
|2000||Best R&B Performance||"As Yesterday" (어제처럼)[better source needed][not in citation given]||Nominated|
|2001||Best Female Artist||"The Saddest Words" (가장 슬픈 말)[better source needed]||Nominated|
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