Kang Seung Yoon


Kang Seung Yoon( Hangul :강승윤, born(1994-01-21)January 21, 1994 in Busan , South Korea ) is a South Korean male singer.He took part in Superstar K2 and finished in fourth place. In January 2011, he signed as a trainee for YG Entertainment .On September 20, representatives attended 2NE1 ‘s ‘NOLZA in Japan‘ and met with reporters at a press conference after the event. They revealed, “Kang Seung Yoon will be debuting under a team next year.”.

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 Kang Seung Yoon's Life and career

Early lifeedit source|edit

Kang starred on MBC 's High Kick: Revenge of the Short Legged.

Superstar K2 contestant: 2010–2011edit source|edit

It was released on its own as a digital single and later in the Superstar K2 compilation album,Superstar K2 Up to 11.Kang also released "Life is Tab" along with three other contestants to promote the Samsung Galaxy Tab .

Kang also released a single, "You are Heaven", for the soundtrack of the Korean dramaMidas.

High Kick 3edit source|edit

Seung Yoon partook in MBC's hit series "High Kick". Starring alongside F(x) member Krystal and Lee Jong Suk . Kang plays himself in this series as a weird kid (through Yoo Sun's eyes). He has a heavy southern Korean accent and came to Seoul, dreaming to become the President. He first met the Ahn family in the streets when they were running away and later invited himself to their house. He became Jong Seok's best friend when he saved him from a car crash. It is implied later through the episodes that he and Soo-jung (Krystal) may have feelings for one another.

Debut under YG Entertainment (2013)edit source|edit

In addition to his single release, it was announced through YG Life's Q&A that Seung Yoon will be releasing 3 title tracks off of his mini album (a promotion tactic similar to what of labelmate Lee Hi did when she debuted as a singer). After releasing "Wild & Young" the other 2 title tracks will be release each in August and September. It was also said that the third title track was written by labelmate G-Dragon . Seung Yoon is planned to start promoting his title track "Wild & Young" beginning on Inkigayo on August 4, 2013.YG Entertainment surprised fans with the release of Seung Yoon's August release of his 3rd single (2nd title track) "맘도둑 (Stealer)" on August 14, 2013 at noon KST. During a press release on the same day of the release, a YG Representative commented that the mv for "맘도둑 (Stealer)" was "filmed secretly" and that they "wanted to release the song suddenly so that it will not disrupt his "Wild & Young" promotions." "맘도둑 (Stealer)" showcased a soft and mellow sound that differed from that of his previous single "Wild & Young", which was a more upbeat rock song. The MV of "맘도둑 (Stealer)" also starred rookie actress Yoon Jin-yi ( A Gentleman's Dignity ) who shared two onscreen kisses with Seung Yoon. Promotions for "맘도둑 (Stealer)" is uncomfirmed as of right now.

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 Kang Seung Yoon's Discography

Singlesedit source|

YearTitlePeak positionsAlbum
2010"I'll Write You a Letter" 24 Top 6 (My Story)
"Instinctively" 1 Up to 11
2011"You are Heaven" 11 Midas OST
2013"It Rains" 2 TBA
2013"Wild and Young" 18 TBA

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2011"Life is Tab (Dance Ver.)" 2:04
"You are Heaven" 3:47
2012"Smile, My Love" 3:38
2013"Wild and Young" 3:52
"맘도둑 (Stealer)" 3:48

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 Kang Seung Yoon's Filmography

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 Kang Seung Yoon's Awards

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 Kang Seung Yoon's References

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  2. Gil, Hye-seong (January 12, 2011). "YG, '슈스케' 고교생 강승윤·김은비 계약 최종확정" [Superstar K2 contestants Kang Seung Yoon and Kim Eun-bi finalize contracts with YG Entertainment]. Star News (in Korean). MoneyToday. Retrieved March 12, 2011. 
  3. "IU, Yoo Seung Ho, SHINee’s Taemin, and Kang Seung Yoon to defer college". 
  4. "Yoon Kye Sang, Kang Seung Yoon, Baek Jin Hee join "High Kick 3″". 
  5. "검색결과 - 강승윤" [Search Results - Kang Seung-yoon]. Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved March 12, 2011. 
  6. Kim, Heidi (October 28, 2010). "Gaon Weekly Singles Chart: Oct 17-23". 10 Asia. Asia Economy. Retrieved March 14, 2011. 
  7. Kim, Gwan-myeong (March 9, 2011). "대한민국 대중음악의 인기순위를 보여주는 공인 음악차트의 필요성과 의미" [South Korea's pop music chart shows the significance and necessity of ranking]. Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved March 12, 2011. 
  8. "Life is Tab". Naver Music (in Korean). NHN Corp. Retrieved March 12, 2011. 
  9. "마이더스 OST Part 1" [Midas OST Part 1]. Naver Music (in Korean). NHN Corp. Retrieved March 12, 2011. 
  10. Yang, Hyun Suk (June 21, 2013). "‘남자 신인그룹’에 관한 소식" [NEWS ABOUT ‘NEW BOY GROUP’]. YG Life Blog (in Korean). YG Entertainment. Retrieved July 23, 2013. 
  11. Yang, Hyun Suk (July 15, 2013). "‘강승윤, 태양, 2NE1′에 관한 소식" [NEWS ABOUT ‘KANG SEUNG YOON, TAEYANG AND 2NE1’]. YG Life Blog (in Korean). YG Entertainment. Retrieved July 23, 2013. 
  12. 이지현(Lee, Ji Hyun (July 17, 2013). "강승윤 '비가 온다', 국내 음원차트 8곳 1위 '新강자'" [Kang Seung Yoon "It's Raining" hits #1 on 8 digital music charts]. 머니투데이 스타뉴스(Money Today Star News) (in Korean). Star News, SK Communications. Retrieved July 23, 2013. 
  13. "강승윤 – ‘비가 온다’ MESSAGE TO FANS (KANG SEUNG YOON – ‘IT RAINS’)" [Kang Seung Yoon –‘It Rains’ MESSAGE TO FANS (KANG SEUNG YOON – ‘IT RAINS’)]. YG Life Blog (in Korean). YG Entertainment. July 18, 2013. Retrieved July 22, 2013. 
  14. "강승윤–‘WILD AND YOUNG’ TEASER PIC #1 (KANG SEUNG YOON)" [Kang Seung Yoon–‘WILD AND YOUNG' TEASER PIC #1 (KANG SEUNG YOON)]. YG Life Blog (in Korean). YG Entertainment. July 22, 2013. Retrieved July 23, 2013. 
  15. Yang, Hyun Suk (July 23, 2013). "‘강승윤’에 관한 소식" [NEWS ABOUT ‘KANG SEUNG YOON’]. YG Life Blog (in Korean). YG Entertainment. Retrieved July 23, 2013. 
  16. 스타일M 류신영 기자 (August 14, 2013). "강승윤 '맘도둑' 기습 발표,뮤비 속 윤진이와 키스" [Surprise announcement of Kang Seung Yoon "Stealer," Kiss scene with Yoon Jin-yi in MV]. 머니투데이 스타일M (Money Today Style M) (in Korean). 머니투데이 (Money Today). Retrieved August 14, 2013. 
  17. "Melon Real Time Charts" (in Korean). Retrieved Aug 6, 2013. 
  18. "강승윤 - 뮤직비디오" [Kang Seung-yoon - Music videos]. Naver Music (in Korean). NHN Corp. Retrieved March 12, 2011. 
  19. "디지털 뮤직 어워드 - Rookie of the Month 2010년 10월" [Digital Music Awards - Rookie of the Month, October 2010]. Cyworld BGM. SK Communications. Retrieved March 19, 2011. 

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