John Park


John Andrew Park(Hangul: 존박, born September 13, 1988) is an American singer of Korean descent. He was a semifinalist on the ninth season ofAmerican Idol; placing twentieth. He is the runner-up ofSuperstar K2, a Korean singing contest held by . He is currently signed to Music Farm Entertainment.

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 John Park's Biography

Early life

, he was a student at Northwestern University majoring in Economics.John Park was a member of his college Acapella group Purple Haze .John Park was the semi finalist of American Idol . He later auditioned for the Korean equivalent of "American Idol", Superstar k2 , where he became the runner up. His prowess was identified by the Korean population and he went on to become a Korean pop artist, as of 2011.


He is currently taking a break from college to pursue a singing career in Korea.

Musical background

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 John Park's American Idol 9

Park auditioned in Chicago for the ninth season of American Idol with "I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know" by Blood, Sweat and Tears. The judges were impressed in his audition especially Shania Twain and he made it to the Hollywood round.

He also performed "Sweet Escape" in the group round along with Haeley Vaughn, Jessica Furney and Kelsey Madsen who was cut that round. He made it to the semi-finals. During the top 24, he sang Billie Holiday's God Bless The Child and John Mayer's Gravity for the top 20, but he was eliminated.

WeekThemeSong ChoiceOriginal ArtistOrderResult
Audition Auditioner's Choice I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know Blood, Sweat and Tears N/A Advanced
Hollywood First Solo (Acapella) (unaired) N/A Advanced
Hollywood Group Performance The Sweet Escape Gwen Stefani N/A Advanced
Hollywood Second Solo (unaired) N/A Advanced
Top 24 (12 men) Billboard Hot 100 hits God Bless The Child Billie Holiday 8 Advanced
Top 20 (10 men) Billboard Hot 100 hits Gravity John Mayer 2 Eliminated

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 John Park's Superstar K2

ThemeSong Title and ArtistResults
Group Mission Even if I die, I can't let you go (2 AM) Failed (Wild Card Pass)
Rival Mission Soul Vocal (with Huh Gak ) Advanced (Winner)
Remake Hits (1960–2010) 10 Minutes (Lee Hyo Ri, 2003) Advanced
Lee Moon Sae Special In The Rain (Lee Moon Sae) Advanced
Michael Jackson Special Man In The Mirror ( Michael Jackson ) Advanced (Super Save, Highest Scorer)
Judges' Hit Remake Nights Where I Can't Sleep (Lee Seung Chul) Advanced (Highest Scorer)
Audiences' Song Choice Your House (JYP) Advanced
Free Performance
Title Song Performance

Drunken Truth (Exhibition)
Always (John Park)
Runner - Up

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 John Park's Discography

Album TypeAlbum InformationTracklisting
1st SingleI'm Your Man
1st Extended PlayKnock
Digital SingleSWITCH: Be White
Digital SingleChildlike

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 John Park's Awards

Music Program #1

  • Falling
    • 03.13 MBC Music Show Champion Champion Song

Mnet Asian Music Awards

YearNominated workAwardResult

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 John Park's See also

  • Music Farm

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 John Park's References


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