SE7EN


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Seven is a South Korean pop/R&B singer. He began training under a management agency YG Entertainment at the age of fifteen. After four years of training in voice and dance, he made his debut in 2003.

Seven has traveled throughout Asia, particularly Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Korea, and Hong Kong. He has also performed a few times in the United States, specifically Los Angeles (Grand Olympic and Hollywood Bowl), New York City (Madison Square Garden), and Washington DC (DAR Constitution Hall).

In addition to performing, he has been featured on game shows in South Korea and Japan, and commercials for Samsung’s Anycall, Baskin Robbins, Coca Cola, LG Telecom,Sprite (directed by David Fincher) and most recently, K-SWISS and KTF. He has held a total of five concerts in Japan: one held in 2005 at Yokohama, and for the year 2006, two held in Tokyo and two in Osaka. He held a total of three concerts for his “24/SE7EN” album promotion June 2006 in Seoul, South Korea. He won an award for the Most Popular Korean Singer in the MTV Asia Awards 2006 at Bangkok, Thailand, and the MTV Best Buzz Asia Award 2006.

On April 7, 2007, his 747 concert was held at Seoul’s Olympic Park Stadium, which was his last activity in Korea for 2007. He is currently working on his oversea activities in Japan and the United States. He has held another Japanese tour called ‘7rhythm’ in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya in early July. Seven was preparing for his U.S. debut, which was scheduled in 2009.

He made a come back with “digital bounce” this year 2010. It has been popular online and offline music charts since its release in mid July.

Acting career

Seven accepted the lead role for the Korean drama Goong S, a spinoff of the drama Goong. The first episode of Goong S premiered on January 10, 2007 on MBC; the average nationwide rating for the entire series was 9.7%.

Goong S was the most searched and rewatched drama online; it ranked higher than its competition: KBS2 Dal Ja’s Spring and SBS Surgeon Bong Dal Hee. The drama has also gained a wide variety of support from international fans in the U.S., Thailand, Malaysia, Brazil, Australia, and Singapore.

Se7en has stated an intention to continue acting in the near future. Seven had said that even though the drama was not of much of a success, he does not ever regret accepting the role of his character in the drama. It even helped Seven to sing with more emotion during performances. He also mentioned that he was thankful to have a chance to work with the drama crew and take his career to a new level by acting.

ALBUMS:

  • Just Listen (2003)

Tracks:

1 Intro (featuring Perry & G-Dragon)
2 Just
3 와줘 (Wa Chweo, Come Back to Me)
4 한번 (Han Bon Dan Han Bon, Once)
5 “One To Ten”
6 아쉬운 이별 (featuring Wheesung) (Ah Shwi Oon Ee Pyol, Sad Parting)
7 Seven (interlude)
8 우연히 널 봐도 (Oo Yon Hi Neol Pwa Doh, If I Happen to See You Again)
9 Luz Control (featuring Wheesung & Lexy)
10 Baby I Like You Like That
11 꽃을 들고서 (Got Seul Deul Ko Seo, Holding Flowers)
12 안녕 (featuring Gummy) (Ahnnyong, Goodbye)
13 더 멀리 떠나요 (Toh Mol Ri Doh Na Yo, Leave Me Far Away)
14 너이길 바래 (Neo Ee Gil Pa Rae, I Hope It’s You)
  • Must Listen (2004)
  • 24/SE7EN (2006)
  • FIRST SE7EN (2006)
  • Se7olution (2006)
  • Digital Bounce (EP) (2010)

Tracks:

1. “Reset – Intro” Choi Pil Gang, Big Tone 0:55
2. “Digital Bounce” (feat. T.O.P) Choi Pil Gang, T.O.P 3:29
3. “Better Together” Teddy 3:38
4. “I’m Going Crazy” Teddy 3:43
5. “Money Can’t Buy Me Love” Walt Anderson 3:45
6. “Drips” Choi Pil Gang, Big Tone 3:22
7. “Roller Coaster” Ham Seung Cheon,

Kang Uk Jin

3:33

 

YEAR AWARDS

2003
  • 2003 M.net KM Music Festival: Best New Male Artist
  • 18th Golden Disk Awards: New Artist Award
  • 2003 KMTV Music Awards: New Male Vocalist Award
  • 14th Seoul Music Awards: New Artist Award
  • 2003 SBSGayo DaeJun: New Singer Award
  • 2003 MBC Entertainment Awards:Best Pop Singer (Special Award)
  • 2003 MBC Music Awards: New Vocalist Award
2004
  • 19th Golden Disk Awards: Bonsang
  • 19th Golden Disk Awards: Popular Music Video Award
  • 2004 M.net KM Music Festival: Best Male Solo Artist Award
  • 2004 KBS Music Awards: Bonsang
  • 2004 MBC Music Awards: Bonsang
2005
  • 2005 Channel V Thailand Music Awards: Asian Sensation Award
2006
  • 20th Japan Gold Disc Awards: Japan-Korea Friendship Year Spacial Award
  • 2006 MTV Asia Awards: Favorite Artist Korea
  • 2006 MTV Video Music Awards Japan: Best Buzz Asia (South Korea)
  • 16th Seoul Music Awards: Best Music Video Award (난 알아요)
  • 2006 SBS Gayo DaeJun: Bonsang
2007
  • 2007 M.net 20’s Choice: Best Male Artist Award

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