Suran (singer)

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Suran in 2016
Background information
Native name
Birth nameShin Su-ran
Also known as
  • Elena
  • Baily Shoo
Born (1986-07-15) July 15, 1986 (age 32)[1]
Busan, South Korea
  • Singer-songwriter
  • record producer
Years active2014–present
LabelsMillion Market
Associated actsLodia
Korean name
Revised RomanizationSin Su-ran
McCune–ReischauerSin Suran

Shin Su-ran (Hangul: 신수란),[2] also known by her stage names Elena (Hangul: 엘에나) and Baily Shoo (Hangul: 베일리 슈), and better known by the mononym Suran (Hangul: 수란), is a South Korean singer-songwriter and record producer. She debuted as part of the duo Lodia on July 9, 2014, with the single "I Got a Feeling".[3]

Life and career[edit]

2017–present: "Wine" and Walkin'[edit]

In January 2017, she appeared on MBC's King of Mask Singer (episodes 93–94) as a contestant named "Skip to the End, Hello".[4]

On April 24, 2017, the singer released a digital single called "Wine" in a collaborative production including BTS' Suga, Slow Rabbit, Suran herself and featuring rapper Changmo who also co-produced.[5] The song peaked at number two on the Gaon Digital Chart and has sold over 500,000 digital downloads.[citation needed]

After the success of the single, the singer released her debut extended play, Walkin', on June 2, 2017, peaking at number 30 on the Gaon Album Chart.[6] The title track, "1+1=0" featuring Dean was released on the same day, peaking at number 32 on the Gaon Digital Chart and selling over 100,000 digital downloads.[citation needed]


Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
Walkin' 30


Title Year Peak chart
Sales (DL) Album
Hot 100
As lead artist
"I Feel" 2014 N/A Non-album singles
"Calling In Love"
feat. Beenzino
"Ddang" (땡땡땡)
feat. Hwasa
"Paradise Go" (떠날랏꼬)
"Winter Bird" (겨울새)
"Wine" (오늘 취하면)
prod. Suga feat. Changmo
2017 2 11 Walkin'
feat. Dean
32 66
"Love Story" (러브스토리)
feat. Crush
17 37 Non-album singles
"Hide and Seek" (그놈의 별)
feat. Heize
2019 70
"2013~Forever" (2013~영원히)
with KittiB
2016 N/A Melody To Masterpiece
"The Way Home" (집으로)
with Im Se-jun, Park Bo-ram & Yu Sung-eu
"I Love You, Be Happy" (사랑해 행복해)
with KCM & Yu Sung-eun
"I'm Sorry" (미안합니다)
with Jhameel Kim
As featured artist
Primary feat. Beenzino & Suran
2015 11 Non-album singles
"Pride and Prejudice" (오만과 편견)
Zico feat. Suran
"And" (끝)
Xitsuh feat. Suran
2016 61 Show Me the Money 5
"Beside Me"
Code Kunst feat. BewhY, YDG & Suran
92 Non-album singles
"3AM" (밤에 들어줘)
Kiggen feat. Suran & Hanhae
"No Thnx"
Yuk Ji-dam feat. Suran & Dean
83 Unpretty Rapstar 3
Tak feat. Suran
N/A Non-album singles
"Love Is a Dog From Hell" (사랑은 지옥에서 온 개)
Mad Clown feat. Suran
"ZINZA" (진자)
Woo Won-jae feat. YDG, Suran
2017 33 Show Me The Money 6
Soundtrack appearances
"To Your Dream" (너의 꿈에) 2016 N/A Entertainer OST
"Step Step" 90 Don't Dare to Dream OST
"Heartbeat" 2017 N/A Strong Girl Bong-soon OST
"Winter Tree" (바람이 차갑네요) Innocent Defendant OST
"Still Breathe" Cross Country OST
"Cross Country"
with Ha:tfelt and Kim Bo-hyung
"Water Orchid" (수란 (水蘭)) The Emperor: Owner of the Mask OST
"I'll Be Fine" (뒷모습) 2018 A Korean Odyssey OST
Promotional singles
"A Pleasant Meal" (즐거운 식탁)[A] 2018 N/A Non-album single
"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result Source
2017 19th Mnet Asian Music Awards Best Vocal Performance – Female "Wine" (오늘 취하면)

prod. Suga feat. Changmo

Nominated [23]
9th Melon Music Awards Song of the Year Nominated [24]
R&B/Soul Won
Hot Trend Award (with BTS's Suga) Won
2018 32nd Golden Disc Awards Digital Bonsang Nominated [25]
Best R&B/Soul Won
Global Popularity Award N/A Nominated
27th Seoul Music Awards Bonsang Award Nominated [26]
R&B/Ballad Award Won
Popularity Award Nominated
Hallyu Special Award Nominated
7th Gaon Chart Music Awards Song of the Year – April "Wine" (오늘 취하면)

prod. Suga feat. Changmo

Nominated [27]


  1. ^ Released as a promotional single for the Yogiyo Korean BBQ delivery app.[22]


  1. ^ "MK News - [M+사소한인터뷰News" (in Korean). 2015-10-22. Retrieved 2018-01-31.
  2. ^ "수란 프로필" (in Korean). Naver.
  3. ^ "로디아, 꽉 끼는 수영복 느낌 의상…엉덩이 타투 노출" (in Korean). Donga.
  4. ^ "'여보세요' 정체 수란, 순수매력 통했다… '호빵왕자' 가왕전 진출 (복면가왕)" (in Korean). Star Seoul TV.
  5. ^ "WINE". (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-06-20.
  6. ^ "Walkin`". (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-06-20.
  7. ^ "2017년 23주차 Album Chart". Gaon Music Chart.
  8. ^ "2017년 06월 Album Chart".
  9. ^ "Gaon Digital Chart". Gaon Music Chart.
  10. ^ C., Daniel (February 26, 2019). "Gaon's 관찰노트" [Gaon's Observation Notes] (in Korean). Gaon Music Chart. Retrieved February 27, 2019.
  11. ^ "2017년 06월 Download Chart".
  12. ^
  13. ^ Cumulative sales of "Mannequin":
  14. ^ Cumulative sales of "Pride and Prejudice":
  15. ^ Cumulative sales of "And":
  16. ^ "2016년 31주차 Download Chart".
  17. ^ "2016년 35주차 Download Chart".
  18. ^ "2016년 37주차 Download Chart".
  19. ^ "2017년 03월 Download Chart".
  20. ^ Cumulative sales of "ZINZA/Pendulum" (진자)":
  21. ^ Cumulative sales of "Step Step":
  22. ^ Roh, Gyu-min (July 14, 2018). "수란, 배달음식 주문앱 CM송 '즐거운 식탁' 14일(오늘) 공개". Ten Asia (in Korean). Retrieved July 19, 2018.
  23. ^ "2017 MAMA Winners". Archived from the original on January 3, 2018. Retrieved April 9, 2018.
  24. ^ Melon Music Awards:
  25. ^ Golden Disk Awards:
  26. ^ Seoul Music Awards:
  27. ^ "7th Gaon Chart Music Awards 2017 – Song of the Year Nominees". Archived from the original on February 22, 2018. Retrieved February 24, 2018.

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