Kim Da-som

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Kim Da-som
Dasom at D&S 20th Anniversary Ceremony (cropped).jpg
Dasom in 2016
Kim Da-som

(1993-05-06) May 6, 1993 (age 28)
Gwangju, Gyeonggi, South Korea
EducationKonkuk University – Department of Film
  • Singer
  • actress
Years active2010–present
AgentStory J Company
Musical career
Associated acts
Korean name
Revised RomanizationGim Da-som
McCune–ReischauerKim Ta-som

Kim Da-som (born May 6, 1993), better known mononymously as Dasom, is a South Korean singer and actress. She is best known as a former member of South Korean girl group Sistar and formerly under Starship Entertainment. She has acted in films and television dramas, including Family (2012–2013), Melody of Love (2013–2014), The Virtual Bride (2015), Sister is Alive (2017) and He Is Psychometric (2019).



Prior to debuting as a singer, Dasom had entered and won various poem and songwriting contests.[1]


In June 2010, Dasom made her debut as a member of Sistar on KBS Music Bank with their debut single, "Push Push".[2]

Acting career[edit]

In July 2012, Dasom made her acting debut in KBS' daily sitcom Family, playing as a high school punk.[3] Dasom also appeared in the music video for boy band VIXX's song "Rock Ur Body" which was released on August 13, 2012;[4] and K.Will's music video for the song "Please Don't..." which was released on October 10, 2012.[5]

In January 2013, Dasom co-hosted the Golden Disc Awards, held in Malaysia.[6] In April, she featured in K.Will's music video for his single, "Love Blossom".[7] The same year, Dasom starred as the female lead in the family drama, Melody of Love.[8]

In June 2015, it was revealed that Dasom will join the MBC variety show My Little Television as a regular guest.[9] In July, Dasom joined the cast of SBS variety show Law of the Jungle.[10] Dasom then starred in the KBS drama The Eccentric Daughter-in-Law as the lead, which premiered in August 2015.[11] In December, Dasom made her big screen debut in the film Like a French Film.[12]

In January 2017, Dasom collaborated with 40 and released a remake of duo Acoustic Collabo's “You and I, Heart Fluttering”.[13] The same year, Dasom starred in television series Band of Sisters, playing an antagonist role.[14]

In 2018, Dasom was cast in the KBS Drama Special Ms. Kim's Mystery,[15] as well as the tvN drama He Is Psychometric.[16]

In June 2021, Dasom chose not to renew her contract with King Kong by Starship.[17]

In August 2021, Dasom signed with her new agency, Story J Company.[18]


Collaborative singles[edit]

Title Year Peak position Album


"You & I" with (40) 2017 Vintage Box Vol. 4
"Summer or Summer" (둘 중에 골라) (with Hyolyn) 2021 94 97 24 How To Spend 2021 Well

Soundtrack appearances[edit]

Title Year Peak position Album
"Yayaya" (with Kim Tae-hyung) 2014 Melody of Love OST
"You're Mine" 2015 The Virtual Bride OST



Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2015 Like a French Film Gi Hong
2017 Real Rehabilitation therapist Cameo

Television series[edit]

Year Title Network Role Notes Ref.
2012–2013 Family KBS2 Woo Da-yoon
2013–2014 Melody of Love KBS1 Gong Deul-im
2015 The Virtual Bride KBS2 Oh In-young
2017 Band of Sisters SBS Yang Dal-hee / Sera Park
2018 Drama Special KBS2 Ms. Kim Episode: "Ms. Kim's Mystery"
2019 The Last Empress SBS Yang Dal-hee Cameo (Episodes 28, 31)
He Is Psychometric tvN Eun Ji-soo
Beautiful Love, Wonderful Life KBS2 Kim Da-som Cameo (Episode 3)
2020 Was It Love? JTBC Joo Ah-rin
2021 Dramaworld 2 Lifetime Female detective Cameo

Variety show[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2013 Beauty and the Beast Cast member
Idol Song Battle

Awards and nominations[edit]

Name of the award ceremony, year presented, category, nominee of the award, and the result of the nomination
Award ceremony Year Category Nominee(s)/work(s) Result Ref.
APAN Star Awards 2014 Best New Actress Melody of Love Nominated
Asia Artist Awards 2021 Female Solo Popularity Award Kim Da-som Nominated [22]
U+ Idol Female Solo Popularity Award Nominated [23]
Asian Pop Music Awards[A] 2021 Best Collaboration (Overseas) "Summer or Summer" (with Hyolyn) Pending [25]
Baeksang Arts Awards 2014 Female Actress Popularity Award Melody of Love Nominated
2018 Best New Actress – Television Band of Sisters Nominated [26]
KBS Drama Awards 2013 Best New Actress Melody of Love Nominated
Best Couple Kim Da-som (with Baek Sung-hyun)
Melody of Love
2015 Best Couple Award Kim Da-som (with Ryu Soo-young)
The Virtual Bride
Popularity Award The Virtual Bride Nominated
Korea Drama Awards 2014 Best New Actress Melody of Love Nominated
Mnet Asian Music Awards 2021 Best Collaboration "Summer or Summer" (with Hyolyn) Pending [27]
SBS Drama Awards 2017 Best New Actress Band of Sisters Won [28]
Character of the Year Nominated
Seoul International Youth Film Festival 2014 Best Young Actress Melody of Love Nominated
Soompi Awards 2018 Best Idol Actor Band of Sisters Nominated


  1. ^ Hosted by the Hong Kong Asia Pacific International Group and Sunway Records, the Asian Pop Music Awards bases its winners on "Asian Pop Music Chart" which opened on September 2019.[24]


  1. ^ "2PM 준수, 학창시절 글짓기 수상만 8개...우월한 과거 大공개". Newsen News (in Korean). Retrieved October 22, 2011.
  2. ^ "[INTERVIEW] Girl group SISTAR - Part 2". Asiae. October 20, 2010.
  3. ^ "SISTAR's Dasom may make acting debut in upcoming KBS sitcom". Asiae. June 11, 2012.
  4. ^ "VIXX Reveals "Rock Ur Body" MV Featuring SISTAR's Dasom!". Soompi. August 14, 2012.
  5. ^ "K.will's Music Video "Please Don't" Is Out". Soompi. October 11, 2012.
  6. ^ "Dasom MCs ′Golden Disk Awards′". Yahoo. Mwave.
  7. ^ "SISTAR Dasom shows off new hairstyle in K.Will's 'Love Blossom' MV". Asia Today. April 1, 2013.
  8. ^ "Kim Hyung-jun, SISTAR Dasom to Join New TV Series". 10Asia. September 25, 2013.
  9. ^ "Dasom to go on 'Television'". Korea JoongAng Daily. June 15, 2015.
  10. ^ "Jinwoon and Dasom show off their toned figures on "Laws of the Jungle"". Asia Today. July 18, 2015.
  11. ^ "New TV drama puts comic twist on family conflict". Kpop Herald. August 18, 2015.
  12. ^ "Singer Dasom stars in new film out in Jan". Korea JoongAng Daily. December 10, 2015.
  13. ^ "Seohyun, Suzy and Dasom to release solo work". Kpop Herald. January 16, 2017.
  14. ^ "Da-som Shines in 'Wicked Woman' Role in Latest TV Drama". The Chosun Ilbo. October 21, 2017. Retrieved October 28, 2017.
  15. ^ "Kim Da-som to star in 'Ms. Kim's Mystery'". Kpop Herald. July 25, 2018.
  16. ^ "김다솜 측 "'사이코메트리 그녀석' 출연 확정" 갓세븐 진영과 호흡(공식입장)". Newsen (in Korean). Naver. December 7, 2018. Retrieved December 29, 2018.
  17. ^ "씨스타 출신 다솜, 스타쉽 떠난다…"전속계약 종료, 행보 응원" [공식]". Mydaily (in Korean). Naver. June 29, 2021. Retrieved June 29, 2021.
  18. ^ "김다솜, 스토리제이컴퍼니와 전속계약 체결..김태희와 한솥밥[공식]". Star News (in Korean). Naver. August 6, 2021. Retrieved August 6, 2021.
  19. ^ "Gaon Digital Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association.
  20. ^ "Billboard Korea K-Pop 100". Billboard. Retrieved August 26, 2021.
  21. ^ "World Digital Songs". Billboard. Retrieved August 18, 2021.
  22. ^ "Asia Artist Awards - Male Idol Group Popularity Award Voting 2021". Archived from the original on October 13, 2021. Retrieved October 13, 2021.
  23. ^ "Asia Artist Awards - U+ Idol Live Popularity Award Voting 2021". Archived from the original on October 22, 2021. Retrieved October 22, 2021.
  24. ^ "2020亚洲流行音乐大奖结果出炉 林俊杰获5奖成最大赢家" [2020 Asian Pop Music Awards results are out JJ Lin won 5 awards as the biggest winner]. VCT News (in Chinese). December 28, 2020. Archived from the original on January 8, 2021. Retrieved January 7, 2021.
  25. ^ 【APMA 2021】亚洲流行音乐大奖2021年度入围名单 [(APMA 2021) Asian Pop Music Awards Shortlisted for 2021]. Sina Weibo (in Chinese). November 30, 2021. Archived from the original on November 30, 2021. Retrieved November 30, 2021.
  26. ^ "제54회 백상예술대상, TV·영화 각 부문별 수상 후보자 공개". JTBC (in Korean). April 6, 2018.
  27. ^ "2021 MAMA Announces This Year's Nominees". November 3, 2021. Retrieved November 3, 2021 – via soompi.
  28. ^ "[2017 SBS연기대상] 양세종·김다솜, 남녀 신인연기상 "솔직한 사람 되겠다" [[2017 SBS Drama Awards] Yang Se-jong and Kim Da-som, Male and Female Rookie of the Year Award "I will become an honest person"]. Korea Daily (in Korean). December 31, 2017.

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