Kim Jae-hwan (singer)

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Kim Jae-hwan
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Kim in 2017
Native name
김재환
Born (1996-05-27) May 27, 1996 (age 23)
Seoul, South Korea
EducationHowon University
Occupation
  • Singer
Musical career
Genres
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2017–present
Labels
Associated actsWanna One
Korean name
Hangul
Hanja
Revised RomanizationGim Jaehwan
McCune–ReischauerKim Chaehwan
Signature
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Kim Jae-hwan (Hangul: 김재환, born May 27, 1996) is a South Korean singer, best known for finishing fourth in Produce 101 (season 2). He is a former member and main vocalist of South Korean boy group Wanna One.[1] Kim's first extended play, Another, was released in May 2019.

Early life[edit]

Kim was born on May 27, 1996 in Seoul, South Korea.[citation needed] He is an alumnus of Howon University.[citation needed]

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

Kim came as semifinalist on Korea's Got Talent 2 in 2012.[citation needed]

In 2016, Kim got invited to appear on a new music program about amateurs facing-off professional singers called Vocal War: God's Voice. Kim came out as the winner with his performance "Autumn in Front of the Post Office" by Yoon Do-hyun.[2]

2017–2018: Produce 101 and Wanna One[edit]

Kim participated in the South Korean boy band survival show Produce 101 season 2, which aired on Mnet from April 7 until June 16, 2017, as an individual trainee. He received a B in the judge's evaluation, and placed 27 in the first episode. He worked his way up to the top 11, placing fourth, and eventually debuted with Wanna One. He received a total of 1,051,735 votes.[3] He officially debuted with Wanna One during Wanna One Premier Show-Con on August 7, 2017 at the Gocheok Sky Dome with a mini-album 1×1=1 (To Be One).[4]

Kim made his final appearance as a Wanna One member in their final concerts, titled "Therefore", held across four days, ending on January 27, 2019 at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, where the group held their debut showcase.[5]

2019: Solo debut[edit]

In 2019, Kim signed with Swing Entertainment, which previously managed Wanna One.[6] Kim's debut extended play, Another, accompanied with the title track "Begin Again", was released on May 20, 2019.[7]

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
[8]
US World
Another
Track listing
  1. 그렇게 널 (Just Like That, You)
  2. My Star
  3. 안녕하세요 (Begin Again)
  4. Blow Me
  5. 디자이너 (Designer)
  6. 랄라 (Melodrama)
2
  • KOR: 104,293[9]

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
KOR
[10]
KOR
Hot.

[11]
"Autumn in Front of the Post Office" 2016 Vocal War: God's Voice[12][13]
"Sorry" Vocal War: God's Voice (Part 1)[14][15]
"Begin Again" (안녕하세요) 2019 31 13 Another
"—" denotes items that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Other charted songs[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
KOR
[10]
"Love You Still" (그렇게 널) 2019 148 Another
"My Star" 193

Filmography[edit]

Television show[edit]

Year Title Network Role Note(s) Ref.
2017 Produce 101 Season 2 Mnet Contestant Finished in fourth place [16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'프듀2' 강다니엘 워너원 최종 센터, 2등 박지훈·11등 하성운(종합)" (in Korean). Retrieved 2019-05-12.
  2. ^ "윤도현 제압한 연습생, 김재환 '가을 우체국 앞에서'". programs.sbs.co.kr (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-06-17.
  3. ^ "Produce 101 final rank" (in Korean). Retrieved 10 May 2019.
  4. ^ Jo, Yoon-sun (5 July 2017). "[공식] 워너원, 8월 7일 정식 데뷔…고척 스카이돔서 데뷔 무대". Sports Chosun (in Korean). Retrieved 6 July 2017.
  5. ^ "워너원 측 "12월31일 계약종료, 1월 콘서트로 마무리"(공식입장 전문)" (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-12-18.
  6. ^ "워너원 김재환, 스윙엔터테인먼트 손잡고 솔로활동..."전폭 지원"(공식입장)". entertain.naver.com (in Korean). January 9, 2019. Retrieved May 12, 2019.
  7. ^ "워너원 출신 김재환, 솔로데뷔 타이틀곡 '안녕하세요' MV서 김유정과 호흡". sports.khan.co.kr (in Korean). May 12, 2019. Retrieved May 12, 2019.
  8. ^ "Another – Week 21, 2019". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Retrieved May 30, 2019.
  9. ^ "2019 First-Half Album Chart (see #27)". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Archived from the original on July 12, 2019. Retrieved July 12, 2019.
  10. ^ a b "Begin Again, Love You Still, My Star – Week 21 of 2019". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Retrieved May 30, 2019.
  11. ^ K-pop Hot 100:
  12. ^ E&M, CJ. "[Mnet] 보컬전쟁 - 신의 목소리 - Various Artists". Mnet (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-06-21.
  13. ^ "보컬전쟁 - 신의 목소리 / Various Artists". 벅스! (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-06-21.
  14. ^ E&M, CJ. "[Mnet] 보컬전쟁 - 신의 목소리 Part 1 - Various Artists". Mnet (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-06-21.
  15. ^ "보컬전쟁 - 신의 목소리 Part 1 / Various Artists". 벅스! (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-06-21.
  16. ^ "Season 2 of 'Produce 101' ends with 11 winners". The Korea Herald (in Korean). June 18, 2017.

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