Amy Lee( Korean name :Lee Yejin; Hangul : 이예진; Hanja : 李藝眞; Japanese : えいりー, born May 30, 1989), better known by her stage nameAilee( Hangul :에일리), is a Korean American singer under South Korean record label YMC Entertainment.She released her first single, "Heaven", in February 2012.
Kang Ho Dong,Lee Soo Geun, andKim Byung Man, will star as the MC's of 'Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education' which will be a sports variety show that replaces 'Moonlight Prince' onKBS2.A staff member at KBS's entertainment division stated to media outletStar News, "It has been decided t…
TVXQ'sChangminhas been selected as one of the MCs forKBS's upcoming variety program, 'Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education'!The idol group member joins a top-notch ensemble, including 'nation's MC'Kang Ho DongandLee Soo Geun. The new program is expected to air its first episode on April…
Kang Ho Dong,Lee Soo Geun, andKim Byung Man, will star as the MC’s of ‘Our Neighborhood Arts and Physical Education‘ which will be a sports variety show that replaces ‘Moonlight Prince’ onKBS2.A staff member at KBS’s entertainment division stated to media outletSt…
As a result of the scandal, Ailee was removed from several advertising campaigns, including fried chicken company Kyochon . Kyochon responded, "Ailee’s commercial contract hasn’t ended. But consumers have been showing sensitive reactions to Ailee’s recent situation, and Ailee’s agency is also not entirely keen on the singer’s exposure at this time, so we took certain steps.”
|2012||Dream High Season 2||Ailee|
|2012||Cyworld Digital Music Awards||Rookie & Song of the Month (February)||" Heaven "||Won|
|Asia Song Festival||New Artist Award||Herself||Won|
|4th MelOn Music Awards||Best New Artist||Herself||Won|
|Soompi Gayo Awards||Top 50 Songs (#3)||"Heaven"||Won|
|So-Loved Awards||Best Female Newcomer||Herself||Won|
|14th Mnet Asian Music Awards||Best New Female Artist||Herself||Won|
|2013||27th Golden Disk Awards||Best New Artist||Herself||Won|
|22th Seoul Music Awards||Rookie Award||Herself||Won|
|Mnet Pre-Grammy Awards||Mnet Rising Star||Herself||Won|
|2nd Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards||New Female Solo Artist||Herself||Won|
|5th MelOn Music Awards||Top 10 Artists||Herself||Won|
|15th Mnet Asian Music Awards||Best Vocal Performance - Female||Herself||Won|
|2014||28th Golden Disk Awards||Digital Bonsang||" U&I "||Won|
|2012||Touch In Sol|
|Philippines Tourism Endorsement|
|Cherish Furniture Endorsement|
She got into singing by creating a YouTube channel called "mzamyx3" and later "aileemusic" because she wanted to garner more attention to her singing on the web. She moved to South Korea in 2010 after she landed an audition through her uncle's connections.She sang Big Mama's Resignation and was recruited on the spot.
Ailee was also featured in Decipher's song "Catch Me If You Can", which also featured Jay Park . Ailee performed with Jay Park , Art of Movement , Johnnyphlo , Decipher, and Clara C at "projectKorea III" at Rutgers University in 2010.
On May 19 of part 2 of the ‘ J.Y. Park ' special, Ailee performed J.Y. Park ’s debut song “Don’t Leave Me“. She beat Davichi ’s Lee Haeri by 1 point, 419 to 418, for the win.Later on June 30th episode,Immortal Song 2featured composer Yoon Il Sang. She performed "Fate" by Lee Seung Chul and won again with 402 votes.In August, it was announced that Ailee was making a temporary leave from the show in order to focus on her music.She performed her final stage on August 6, and the episode aired on September 1.Later in August, Ailee made an appearance in the 3rd episode of Jay Park 's online web series,Jay Park TV, where she was backstage attending Park's concert in Seoul .Ailee also, co-hosted the ABU Radio Song Festival with Han Seok Joon which took place on October 11, 2012.
On October 18, Ailee made her comeback with "I'll Show You" on M! Countdown .
The album's single "U&I", topped music charts within 4 hours of release and earned Ailee her first "All-Kill" status.Popularity for the physical album was also deemed high when nearly all stores in Korea were sold out of the soloist's album on the first day of release. Orders overwhelmed the amount of stock, and a representative from Ailee's agency stated, "The rate at which this album is selling is many times greater than the previous album’s."
On September 5, a video of her teasing the chorus of the song was released, along with some part of it and the release day of the single, stated to be released on November 6.
"Singing Got Better" reached #1 on Korea's major charts: Mnet, Bugs, Olleh, Soribada, Naver Music, Daum Music, and Genie.
|2012||November 23||" 보여줄게I'll Show You "|
|2013||July 26||" U&I "|
|2013||July 24||" U&I "|
|2014||January 15||" Singing Got Better "|
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