Jung Eun Ji


Jung Eun-ji(bornJung Hye-rim, on August 18, 1993) is a South Korean singer, songwriter, actress and voice actress. She is best known as a member of the South Korean girl group Apink . Jung made her acting debut in the coming-of-age drama,Reply 1997in 2012. She has since had roles inThat Winter, the Wind Blows(2013),Trot Lovers(2014)Cheer Up!(2015), andUntouchable(2017) in addition to various voice acting roles. She released her debut solo album,Dream, in 2016.

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 Jung Eun Ji's Early life and education

In 2004, Jung won the first place prize in the programExciting Day Enjoyable Day(신나는 날 즐거운 날) hosted by the KBS network.In November 2010, Jung passed the auditions to become the main singer of Apink . She had not received any professional training prior to joining Apink, and had trained for only two months with the group.[citation needed]

Jung in February 2014

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 Jung Eun Ji's Music career


Jung joined with the rest of the group to filmApink Newsprior to debut.On April 21, 2011, Jung made her debut as a main vocalist of Apink on Mnet 'sM Countdownwith two songs, "Mollayo" and "Wishlist", from the debut extended playSeven Springs of Apink.

Solo worksedit

"All For You" became one of the best-selling singles of the year on the Gaon Single Chart .

Three Days.

and the album sold 30,000 copies upon release.

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 Jung Eun Ji's Acting career

Jung at the press conference for drama Cheer Up! in October 2015

Jung was complimented by critics and audiences for her comedic and emotional acting, which was impressive for a newcomer, as well as for her authentic Busan dialect.The role won her several awards, including the 49th Baeksang Arts Award for Best New TV Actress .

The show ran from November 16, 2012 to March 17, 2013.

.She won Best Performance at the 2nd APAN Star Awards and New Star Award at the SBS Drama Awards .

, which depicts a female singer's struggles to become successful in the old-fashioned musical genre trot .

Untouchablewhich began airing on November 24.

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 Jung Eun Ji's Discography

Extended plays

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsSales
Dream 3 13
The Space
  • Released: April 10, 2017
  • Label: Plan A Entertainment, LOEN Entertainment
  • Formats: CD, Digital download
3 89


TitleYearPeak chart positionsSales (DL)Album
Promotional singles
"Hopefully Sky" 2016 1
"The Spring" 2017 2
The Space
Original soundtracks
"All For You"(withSeo In-guk)2012 1
Reply 1997 OST
"Just the Way We Love"(withSeo In-guk) 3
"One Minute Ago"(withKang Ho-dong)2013N/A Barefooted FriendsOST
"Saving Santa"(withSuho)N/A Saving SantaOST
"It's You" 2014 11
Three DaysOST
"A Love Before" 2016 79
"Your Garden" 2017N/A Strong Girl Bong-soonOST
Love Day(withYang Yo-seob) 2012 8
A Cube For Season #Green
"A Year Ago"(with Kim Namjoo andJang Hyun-seung)2013 13
A Cube for Season #White
"Know We're Going to Break Up"(withHuh Gak) 29
Little Giant
"Short Hair"(withHuh Gak) 1
A Cube for Season #Blue
Fanta Time(withLee Kwang-soo,Niel)N/A Fanta Time
"Break Up to Make Up"(withHuh Gak) 2014 1
A Cube for Season #Sky-Blue
"Ocean"(withHuh Gak) 2016 5
'Plan A' First Episode
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

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 Jung Eun Ji's Music and lyric composition

2015 Promise U (새끼손가락)Apink Pink Memory Lyrics with Beom & Nang, Music with Beom & Nang, Arrangement with Beom & Nang
2016 It's You (그 봄날, 이 가을) Dear Lyrics with Hayoung , Music by Jung Tae-soo, Park Jun
Hopefully Sky (하늘바라기) feat. HarimSolo Dream Lyrics with Duble Sidekick and Long Candy, Music with Duble Sidekick and Long Candy, Arrangement with Duble Sidekick and EASTWEST
2017 First Love (소녀의 소년)The Space Music by Yoon Gun, Tenzo & Tasco
Full Moon (서울의 달) Music by Duble Sidekick, Mus10, Woo Tae Woon, Longcandy

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 Jung Eun Ji's Music Videos

2016"Hopefully Sky" Dream Joo Hee Sun
2017"The Spring" The Spring Mustache Film

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 Jung Eun Ji's Filmography

Television dramas

2012 Reply 1997 Sung Shi-won tvN
2013 That Winter, the Wind Blows Moon Hee-sun SBS
Reply 1994 Sung Shi-won tvN cameo, episodes 16-17, 21
2014 Lovers of Music Choi Choon-heeKBS2
2015 Cheer Up! Kang Yeon-doo
2017 Untouchable Seo Yi-ra JTBC


2013 Saving Santa Shiny animated,Koreandubbed
2017 My Pet Ozzy Carrie animated,Koreandubbed

Musical theatre

2012–2013 Legally Blonde Elle Woods
2014 Full House Han Ji-eun

Variety show

2017 Crime Scene 3 JTBC

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 Jung Eun Ji's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2012 5th Korea Drama Awards Reply 1997Won
5th Style Icon Awards Won
14th Mnet Asian Music Awards "All For You"
Reply 1997
Best OST (with Seo In-guk )Won
Acting Award, ActressReply 1997Nominated
Rising Star AwardWon
Best Couple (with Seo In-guk )Won
4th Melon Music Awards "All For You"
Reply 1997
2013 2nd Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards (Digital Awards [September])
(with Seo In-guk )
"All For You"
Reply 1997
49th Baeksang Arts Awards Reply 1997Won
2nd APAN Star Awards That Winter, the Wind BlowsWon
SBS Drama Awards Won
201416th Seoul International Youth Film Festival Best Young Actress Trot LoversWon
Best OST by a Female Artist "It's You"
Three Days
22nd Korea Culture and Entertainment Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Trot LoversWon
Best Collaboration (with Huh Gak )"Break Up to Make Up"Nominated
Song of the Year (with Huh Gak )Nominated
6th Melon Music Awards Best OST "It's You"
Three Days
MTV Best of the Best Best Collaboration (with Huh Gak ) "Break Up to Make Up"Won
KBS Drama Awards Excellence Award, Actress in a MiniseriesTrot LoversNominated
Best New ActressNominated
Popularity Award, ActressWon
201529th KBS Drama Awards Popularity Award, ActressCheer Up!Nominated
2016tvN10 Awards Reply 1997Won
Made in tvN, Actress in DramaNominated
18th Mnet Asian Music Awards Best Female Artist Jung Eun-jiNominated
Best Vocal Performance Female Solo "Hopefully Sky"Nominated
Artist of the Year Jung Eun-jiNominated
Song of the Year"Hopefully Sky"Nominated
8th Melon Music Awards Best Ballad AwardWon
20179th Melon Music Awards Jung Eun-jiNominated
"The Spring"Won
19th Mnet Asian Music Awards Best Vocal Performance Female SoloNominated
Qoo10 Song of the YearNominated

Music showsedit

Music Triangleedit

2012 "All For You" (with Seo In-guk )

M Countdownedit

2016 April 28 "Hopefully Sky"


2016 May 1 "Hopefully Sky"

The Showedit

2017 April 18 "The Spring"

Show Championedit

2017 April 19 "The Spring"

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 Jung Eun Ji's References

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  3. Appeared in Apink's Showtime Episode 4
  4. Kim, Jung-hee (September 29, 2013). 에이핑크 정은지 "부산, 늘 그립고 가고 싶어…" [Apink Jung Eun-ji "Busan, it's always nostalgic and I want to go there..."]. BUVI News (in Korean). Archived from the original on October 14, 2014. Retrieved December 12, 2013. 
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  6. "에이핑크 정은지 미모+가창력, 네티즌 "대박 신인 나타났다" 극찬". Newsen. March 10, 2013. Retrieved April 17, 2015. 
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  8. "Yang Yo-seob and Jung Eun-ji release a teaser ahead of White Day song release". Korea JoongAng Daily. March 14, 2012. 
  9. "Seo In-guk and Jang Eun-ji to sing duet for drama". Korea JoongAng Daily. August 29, 2012. 
  10. "'Reply 1997' Releases Second Duet Between Jung Eun Ji and Seo In Guk". enewsWorld. September 4, 2012. 
  11. Lee, Hye-ji (September 6, 2012). "Respond 1997 couple Seo In-guk, A PINK's Eunji's duet song reigns atop Gaon Chart". 10Asia. Retrieved November 18, 2012. 
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  22. "Jung Eun-ji announces her first solo concert". Korea JoongAng Daily. May 11, 2017. 
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  26. Ho, Stewart (September 25, 2012). "Apink's Jung Eun Ji Cast as Lead of Legally Blonde Musical". enewsWorld. Retrieved November 18, 2012. 
  27. Sunwoo, Carla (September 26, 2012). "Jung Eun-ji cast in Legally Blonde". Korea JoongAng Daily. Archived from the original on January 27, 2013. Retrieved November 18, 2012. 
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  33. "'Sassy, Go Go' Jung Eun-ji to Captivate Viewers with Her Sassiness!". BNT News. October 31, 2015. 
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