Katie Kim (South Korean singer)

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Katie Kim
Birth nameKim Seo-hyeon
Born (1993-12-10) December 10, 1993 (age 25)
Bucheon, Gyeonggi, South Korea
Genres
Occupation(s)Singer
Instruments
  • Vocal
  • piano
Years active2014–present
Labels
  • AXIS
Korean name
Hangul
김서현
Revised RomanizationGim Seo-hyeon
McCune–ReischauerKim Sŏhyŏn

Kim Seo-hyeon (born December 10, 1993), known professionally as Katie Kim, is a South Korean-born American singer based in South Korea who finished first in K-pop Star 4. Her breakthrough performance of "Where You Need To Be" reached 4 million views on South Korea's leading video-sharing site, Naver TV Cast, in the shortest amount of time in K-pop Star history. After winning the show, she decided to sign with YG Entertainment.[1]

In May 2018, Katie joined AXIS, a new company founded by former YG creative director SINXITY.[2] With a change of label, YG Entertainment will continue to help with the distribution of her debut album.[3]

Career[edit]

Katie Kim became a YG Trainee after she won K-pop Star 4. After winning she performed live for the first time with hip-hop duo, Jinusean, with their latest hit, "Tell Me One More Time", which she performed at SBS Inkigayo.[4] There after, she spent three years with YG Entertainment before switching to a new company, AXIS. She debuted with the single "Remember" from her debut studio album, Log, on June 6, 2018.

Discography[edit]

Extended play[edit]

Title Details Peak positions Sales
KOR
Log N/A
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak positions Album
KOR
"Remember" 2018 Log
"Echo" Non-album single
"Future Love" 2019 Log
"Remember" (featuring Ty Dolla Sign) TBA
"Thinkin Bout You" TBA
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Peak positions Sales Album
KOR
"Secret" (Bobby featuring Katie Kim & DK) 2017 N/A Love and Fall
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Other charted songs[edit]

Title Year Peak positions Sales Album
KOR
[5]
"Where You Need To Be" 2015 5
  • KOR: 202,124+[6]
K-pop Star Season 4 Top 10
"One Candle" 74
  • KOR: 21,472+[7]
K-pop Star Season 4 Top 6
"Only You" (너뿐이야) 62
  • KOR: 29,608+[8]
K-pop Star Season 4 Top 2
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Music Video[edit]

Year Music video Director(s)
2018 "Remember" Paranoid Paradigm (VM Project Architecture)[9]
"ECHO" TBA

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Result
2015 K-pop Star 4 1st Place (Winner) Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'K-Pop Star 4' winner Katie Kim chooses YG Entertainment". AsiaToday Press Release. April 13, 2015. Retrieved May 7, 2015.
  2. ^ "[단독]'K팝스타4' 우승자 케이티김, YG와 결별…현재 데뷔 준비 중". Naver. May 24, 2018. Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  3. ^ http://www.yg-life.com/archives/103968
  4. ^ "JINUSEAN - 'Tell Me One More Time' (feat.KATIE KIM) 0510 SBS Inkigayo". May 10, 2015.
  5. ^ "Gaon Digital Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved 17 December 2017.
  6. ^ Cumulative Sales for Where you Need to be:
  7. ^ "2017 Download Chart – Week 14". Gaon Chart. Retrieved December 17, 2017.
  8. ^ "2017 Download Chart – Week 17". Gaon Chart. Retrieved December 17, 2017.
  9. ^ "Remember - Katie". Vimeo. Retrieved June 7, 2018.

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