Real name: Jung Jae-Young
Date of birth: May 2, 1978
Height: 170 cm
Hobbies: Listening to music, watching movies
Favorite food: Dak galbi (spicy stir-fried chicken)
Favorite musician: Sade
Education: West Springfield High School
Korean-American J is a 3rd generation singer/song writer. She resided in the US until she was discovered in a beauty pageant as Miss Washington for Miss Korea regional in 1995. Her winning streak didn’t stop there and she went on to win a talent show held at her school and won the Korean-American song contest that the same year. ‘J’ then came over to Korea and made her debut with the 1st Album ‘Gold/Blue’ in 1998 and secured a distribution deal with BMG Japan in 1999. She released a series of singles in Japan through the year 2000 and released her 2nd album ‘In Love’. In addition, scoring numerous #1’s in the domestic charts releases an English version album ‘Chocolate’ and awarded a ‘Golden Disk’ at the A/V Award to list just a few. ‘J’ who possesses an attractive yet soulful R&B voice and the beauty to match, quickly became a favorite amongst all music fans and her never-ending appeal as performer is hard to be matched especially for those who aspire to. However, after a string of success she decided to return to the U.S. to study music at the higher level and attends Jodie Sellards Vocal Studios in West Hollywood, C.A.
The singer released a digital single in 2006 and sang the duet “Perhaps Love” with HowL for the theme song of the popular drama “Goong/Princess Hours”
In January 2007, the singer took a step in a different direction with the release of a CCM album, In My Life.
She is back with a new single Through Tears, which is already climbing up the local charts.
Gold (1st album, 1998): Concerto For Voice, Hidden Love, Sorrow, Your Love (Remix), Your Scent, Confession, After, Goodbye, Because I Love You, Together, Your Love, Sorrow (Remix), Goodbye (Remix)
Blue (1998): Concerto For Voice, While You Weren’t Here, Confession, After, Deep In The Night, Dust In The Wind, Hidden Love, Your Scent, Goodbye, Love Is, Your Love (Remix), Deep In The Night (Remix), Goodbye (Remix)
In Love (2nd album, 2000-04): Feel Me, 8318, String Interlude, Like Yesterday, Ashes (Performance Version), Endless Desire, Piano Interlude, Time Out, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Feel Me, Look At Me, Breathe, Confession (Japan Single), Ashes (Original Version), Time Out (Remix), Like Yesterday (Inst.)
Chocolate (English Version Album, 2000-11): Undivided Love, Baby Tonight, Faith, You Are, If I Could, Confession, Feel Me, Concerto For Voice, Breathe, The Boss, Keep It Real, Deep In The Night, Is It Love, Faith (Korean Version)
Beautiful Ones (3rd album, 2001-06): Days In Me, Light, My Life, Secret, The Saddest Words, Growing Apart, 4.Ever, Last Gift, Still I, Feed Me Full, Attachment, Open, Erase The Dayz, Light (Acoustic Version), Light (Inst.), Don’t Be Afraid, Outro
Best & Live (Greatest Hits album, 2001-12-19): Growing Apart, The Saddest Words, 8318, Ashes, Last Gift, Like Yesterday, Days In Me, Light (Acoustic Version), Your Scent, Feel Me, Hidden Love, Love Is, Because I Love You, Confession, Don’t Be Afraid, While You Weren’t Here, Piano Outro, 4.Ever, Secret (Remix), Deep In The Night (Remix), My Life (Remix), 8318 (Remix), Time Out (Remix), Like Yesterday (Remix), Goodbye (Remix), After, Your Love (Remix), Sorrow (Remix), Endless Desire (Remix), Open, Feed Me Full, Feel Me (Remix), Do You Know, Baby Tonight (MV)
J Music Video Collection (VCD, 2002-01-10): The Saddest Words, Light, Like Yesterday, 8318, Do You Know, Time Out, Baby Tonight, Like Yesterday, Goodbye
Dim The Lights (4th album, 2002-04-12): Intro, Until Then, Why Do I…, To Be Together, Same, Our Time, You’re My Dream, To Forget…, But Separation Is…, How Can You Be Like That, Interlude, Like A Fool, Just Like That, Because I Love You, Same (Remix), You’re My Dream (Remix)
The Crush Of Love (5th album, 2004-09-23): Intro, Pie In The Painting, No Matter Who…No Matter What, Giant, Sad But True, Let Me Know, The Story, Thank You, Transparent, I Understand, Don’t Love Me, Will I Be Ok, Last Prayer, The Crush Of Love, Thank You (Inst.)
In My Life (2007-03-19): Amazing Grace, Father’s Song, Lost Without You, One Early Morning, Rise Up, The Lord Who Loves Me, You In Me, Wandering, God’s Eternal Land
Through Tears (Digital Single, 2007-06-18): Through Tears (feat. Lee Jung), Time Wears Away Everything