Stephanie (South Korean singer)
October 16, 1987
San Diego, California, United States
|Other names||Stephanie Kim|
Media Line Entertainment (2012–14)
Mafia Records (2014–present)
|Revised Romanization||Gim Bo-gyeong|
Kim Bo-kyung (born October 16, 1987), better known as Stephanie Kim or Stephanie, is an American singer, ballet dancer and musical theatre actress based in South Korea. She was a member of SM Entertainment's girl group The Grace and debuted as a solo artist with the album The New Beginning on October 8, 2012.
2005–10: The Grace
Kim made her debut as member of the South Korean girl group The Grace in 2005. The group officially debuted in April 29, 2005, in China and May 1, 2005, in South Korea. As of 2010, the group breaking Indefinite hiatus.
2011–present: Solo career
On October 8 of 2012, Stephanie released her first solo single album The New Beginning with the title track "Game" accompanied by a music video. Her single album consists of three tracks, "Game" (title track), "Dance" (a track featuring her labelmate from SM Entertainment, Amber of f(x)) and a remix version of "Game" by DJ Koo. She was rumored to release an independent track in the summer of 2014 under a new company "Mafia Records", but the comeback song - entitled "Prisoner" - was delayed until early August 2015. The music video for the follow-up single "Blackout" was released in late September 2015. Stephanie released her first mini-album "Top Secret" with title track "Up, Up" featuring Teen Top's L.joe in October 2015.
As of 2010, all activities with The Grace as a whole were halted due to Stephanie sustaining a major back injury and the group breaking Indefinite hiatus.
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions||Sales|
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.|
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Sales||Album|
|"Game"||2012||—||—||The New Beginning|
|"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.
"*" indicates that the Gaon Chart was revamped at this time and digital sales were deflated.
|2017||Introverted Boss||Director Park||tvN|
|2005||X-Man||SBS||Guest||Episodes 92–95, 98–99|
|2006||Episodes 158, 160 & 162|
|Hello Counselor||KBS||Episode 99|
|2015||Radio Star||MBC||Episode 396|
|Running Man||SBS||Episodes 268, 278–279|
|SNL Korea||tvN||Kim Yong Chul Edition|
|2016||Immortal Song 2||KBS2||Competitor||Episode 234 (January 16)
Episode 235 (January 30)
Episode 236 (February 6)
Episode 237 (February 28)
Episode 280 (December 3)
|Duet Song Festival||MBC||Episode 4|
|King of Mask Singer||Episodes 65–66 (as "Video Tour of Departure")|
|2017||Singing Battle – Victory||KBS2||Competitor||Episodes 24–25, 28–29|
|2013||Oh! While You Were Sleeping||Jeong Sook-ja|
|2014-2015||Arirang Radio Super K-POP||DJ|
|2014–present||Arirang Radio Sound K-POP|
- "스테파니, SM엔터테인먼트와 계약 종료…"마피아레코드와 활동할 것"". MBN. 2016-05-16. Retrieved 2016-05-16.
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