CHUNG HA is a Korean soloist who first made her debut with the group I.O.I after winning fourth place on the survival show Produce 101. After I.O.I disbanded she made her official solo debut under MNH entertainment in 2017.

She is currently under MNH Entertainment and has signed with an American agency, ICM Partners for her America and global promotion.

 

ARTIST PROFILE

CHUNG HA (KIM CHUNG HA/ ANNIE KIM)

Birth Date: February 9, 1996

Debut Date:  May 4, 2016(I.O.I); June 7,2017 (soloist)

Debut Album: Chrysalis (I.O.I), Hands on Me (soloist)

Debut Single: Dream Girls (I.O.I), Why Don’t You Know (soloist)

Fandom Name: Byulharang

TMI: She has lived in Dallas, Texas for 8 years

She first auditioned for YG Entertainment

She is a former JYP trainee

She has released a pre-debut song called “Week” before her solo debut

Her nickname is alcohol as Chungha is the name of an alcohol brand in Korea

She is also a choreographer and had choreographed ‘Bang Bang’ for her group in Produce 101 and for I.O.I

She appeared in Pentagon’s “Pretty Pretty” music video

She has made an appearance in the Korean Drama, Entourage

She was a contestant on the dance survival show, Hit the Stage

She was the host of the EBS Ah! Sunday- A Running Miracle.

She was the MC for FashionN’s Please Take Care of My Vanity

She has her reality show titled,” Chungha’s Free Month”

She is a member of the project group consisting of Red Velvet’s Seulgi, (G)I-DLE’s Soyeon, and GFriend’s SinB called Station Young for SM Entertainment’s project album SM Station X 0.

She has collaborated with Super Junior’s Yesung, VIXX’s Ravi, Grizzly, Paul Kim, Rich Brain, Changmo, TVXQ’s Changmin.

She has sung OSTs for dramas such as Hotel Del Luna, Dr.Romantic 2, My Fair Lady, Strong Girl Bong Soon, Luv Pub, The Call, Where Stars Land, and Aura Kingdoms.

 On her off days, she likes to relax at home with her dog Bambi.

 

MILESTONES

  • On December 12, 2019, Billboard published their list of the “25 Best K-pop Songs of the 2019”, with Chungha’s single “Gotta Go” ranked at number three.
  • “Stay Tonight” debuted and peaked at number 9 on the Gaon Digital Chart, and peaked at number 4 on the Billboard World Digital Songs chart.
  • She won the AAA Favourite Award (2018) and Best Icon Award- Music (2019) at the Asia Artist Awards.
  • She has received many nominations in 2018 & 2020 and won the Hot Performance of the Year in 2020 at the Gaon Chart Music Awards.
  • She has won the Artist Of the Year Award in 2019 and 2020 at the Fact Music Awards
  • She has won the Bonsang Award (2019) and Music Star Award(2018) and nominated for other categories at the Soribada Music Awards
  •  She has won the New Artist Award (2018),Bonsang Award (2019), and was nominated in various categories at the Seoul Music Awards.
  • She has been nominated in various categories and has won Best of Next(2017), Best Dance Performance(2018), Best Female Artist and Best Dance Performance (2019) at the Mnet Asian Music Awards.
  • She has been nominated in various categories and has won Top 10 Artists and Best Female Dance (2019) at the Melon Music Awards.
  • She won the Best Solo Dance Track in 2018 and was nominated for various categories in the Korea Popular Music Awards.
  • She won the Female Idol Award in 2017 and was nominated for various categories in the Korea First Brand Music Awards
  • She has been nominated in various categories and has won Bonsang Award(2019&2020) at the Golden Disc Awards
  • She won the Hot Performance of the Year (2020) at the Gaon Chart Music Awards.

 

Her debut “Why Don’t You Know ft. Nuksal”  is a tropical house song about unrequited love.

 

Enjoy the charismatic dance-pop song “Gotta Go”

 

Get drawn into the mv’s retro 90’s visual accompanied with a stellar choreography in “RollerCoaster”

 

Check out her latest single “Stay Tonight”

 

Chungha is one of the famous female soloists in K-Pop and her dancing skills coupled with her amazing vocals and charisma are to die for! She always comes up with something better and powerful every comeback and our expectations are always heightened.

 

Which is your favorite dance moment by Chung ha?

Which is your favorite collaboration done by Chung ha?

 

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