Kim Jong Kook(born April 25, 1976) is a South Korean singer and TV personality. He was initially part of the Korean duo Turbo , later pursuing a successful career as a solo artist. Apart from being a 3 Daesang Award Winner Singer, he also participates actively in many variety shows including Running Man and Family Outing .
This isWay Back Wednesdaywhere we feature a blast from the past.His name isn't one often associated with dance music, but before he became the suaveRunning Mansensation he is today,Kim Jong Kookwas once the main vocalist of an energetic and edgy male duo dance group that the industry firmly acknowle…
You know a 'love line' is inevitable whenever female guests are on 'Running Man.' For this week, the love line involvedKim Jong Kookand actressSoo Ae, who was one of the guests on the August 7 airing of the show. The members and the guests were all riding on the bus when someone got the br…
SingerKim Jong Kookhas made his debut in China!According to his labelMaroo Entertainment, Kim Jong Kook's debut single "Hate That Happiness Came" was released on August 23 through both KUGOU MUSICand KUWO MUSIC. About his debut Chinese song, Kim Jong Kook said,"I have a big …
.In addition, his muscular body is often considered one of the best in K-pop , due to constant weight training.
making it one of the year's best-selling albums in Korea. He capped off that year by sweeping the 3 Daesang from all 3 major TV stations. In doing so, he became only the second artist ever to accomplish this feat since Jo Yong Phil in the 1980s. The lead single from the album, "Lovable", topped many charts. It was also included in Pump It Up and Audition Online .
On January 21, 2006, Kim Jong Kook, Jeon Hye Bin , and Im Tae Kyung participated in Thuy Nga 's Paris by Night 81 Vietnamese concert in California . Kim Jong Kook performed "To Her Man".
His fifth studio album was released on October 22, 2008 as "Here I am" with the featuring song as "Today More than Yesterday" and "Thank you." Proving the "tradition" of not being able to rise once again after military service false, Kim Jong Kook made a successful comeback, making one album, one digital single [Happy Virus] and one trot [Ddajo].
Kim also returned to television, becoming a permanent member of variety showFamily Outing, part of SBS 'sGood Sundaylineup and earning popularity, especially with the love scandals between Lee Hyori and Park Ye Jin. Kim Jong Kook's Hoolala CF with Kim Sooro was released on July 2009. He has also posed for many advertisement for clothing. His sixth album was released on January 27, and a preview of the album was released with the song "Don't Be Good to Me." However the title song for the album is titled "This is the Person". The music video for the song included Park Ye Jin who is famous for the "Family Outing Scandal" between Kim Jong Kook, Lee Hyori and Park Ye Jin. His sixth album is titled "The Eleventh Story" because in his music career, he has so far released 11 albums. It included 3 MV. Right now, he is a regular on SBS 'sRunning Man.
On August 27, 2010 Kim Jong Kook received a lumbar microdiscectomy back disk surgery at Seoul’s Kwan Ahk Goo Chung Ryong Dong Kangnam Choice hospital. Kim Jong Kook’s management company, 101 Entertainment, stated, “Kim Jong Kook carried on with his daily activities without knowing that he had a ruptured disk. He did feel pain, but didn’t think much of it, and he endured his condition with painkillers while filming SBS Running Man.
|2001||Volume 1 - Renaissance|
|2004|| Volume 2 - Evolution|
|2005|| Volume 3 - This Is Me|
|2006|| Volume 4 - Kim Jong Kook's Fourth Letter|
|2008|| Volume 5 - Here I am|
|2010|| Volume 6 - Eleventh Story|
| Kim Jong Kook Remake Album 'Song'|
|2012|| Volume 7 - Journey Home|
|1995|| 280 km/h Speed|
|1996|| New Sensation|
| X-Mas Dance Party Mix with Turbo|
|1997|| Turbo Summer Remix|
| Born Again|
|1998|| Perfect Love|
|1999|| Millennium Turbo Dance Megamix|
|2000|| E-Mail My Heart|
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