Lee Jung Hun

Lee Jung Hun

Lee Jung-hyun(born February 7, 1980), also known by her stage nameAva, is a South Korean pop singer and actress. She was first recognized for her acting abilities with award-winning role in her first film and has been solidified as one of the top international acts from South Korea with her illustrious singing career. She is widely known as "The Techno Queen" as she introduced Techno music genre to Korea and throughout Asia . Lee is also known as "The Queen of Transformation" due to her unique new look for each and every song. In South Korea , she was voted "The Best Performer" with her colorful and charismatic stage presence. Lee is one of the most prominent acts from South Korea who is widely popular in China .

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 Lee Jung Hun's Career

As actressedit

Night Fishingwon the Golden Bear for Best Short Film at 2011 Berlin International Film Festival . In 2012, Lee portrayed a single mother in the coming-of-age filmJuvenile Offender,which won Best Feature at the Tokyo International Film Festival . She was next cast in the 2014 period blockbusterThe Admiral: Roaring Currents, as the sole female character in the main cast. Lee returned to television in the SBS' dramaThe Family is Coming.

in 2017.In 2018, Lee was cast in the thriller filmSecret Agreement,and romantic comedy filmShall We Do It Again.

As singeredit

Her early work is techno -style dance music. Her first single,Wa(와, "Come") topped the Korean charts for three weeks, while her second,Bakkwo(바꿔, "Change") won awards for Best Song and Most Broadcast Song. These two songs in particular were covered by artists throughout Asia and Europe. Many of her earlier songs are sung in an angry mood, from the perspective of a rejected lover. These two singles firmly established Lee as one of the top Korean singers who successfully gained popularity throughout Asia with her strong colorful performances.

Lee released Japanese versions of her early hitsWaandHeavenin December 2004. The single ranked #26 on Oricon chart in Week 3 of January 2005. Heaven was a theme song for the Korean dramaBeautiful Days. The drama became widely popular in Japan. On December 31, 2004, Lee was invited to perform Heaven and Wa-come on- and participate at the 55th edition ofKōhaku Uta Gassen, an annual New Year's Eve live music show. In 2006, she released her first Japanese album,This is Hyony. The Japanese version of "Wa" hit #1 on Oricon chart in January 2005.

In 2008, she released her first Mandarin album with title single "Love Me".

With her fifth album,Passion, she switched to a Latin-influenced sound, complete with Spanish Guitar and flamenco -style tap dance .

The music video "Crazy" was choreographed by Brian Friedman .In September 2009, she was invited to open at Lady Gaga's concert in Seoul, South Korea. In December 2009, Lee sung her first ballad for the soundtrack of the Korean TV dramaIris. The so, "How Can I Hold Back Tears," takes her to the ballad genre for the first time in her over 10-year singing career.

In 2010, her seventh album was released on May 11, 2010 with the title song, "Suspicious Man." In this title single's music video, Lee once again showed her dynamic performance range by introducing a vengeful assassin with a short blonde do. The seventh album was entitled, "007th."

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 Lee Jung Hun's In music arcade games

Lee's music has been featured in rhythm games . "Wa" and "Bakkwo" were included in the Korean dance game "Let's Dance". These songs were also featured in the Korean releases ofDance Dance Revolution 3rdMix, as well as theDance Dance Revolution 4thMixgames. Also, "Nuh" (Trance Mix) was featured in EZ2Dancer.

Her song "Come On!" is featured in the Pump It Up NX Absolute dance machine, both a short Chinese version and the full song version appearing in it.

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 Lee Jung Hun's Discography

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 Lee Jung Hun's Filmography

Films

YearTitleRole
1996 A Petal Girl
1997 Maria and the Inn 18-year-old Maria (guest appearance)
1999 Scent of Love Im Sun-hee
2000 Harpy Song Soo-yeon
2011 Night Fishing Female shaman
2012 Juvenile Offender Jang Hyo-seung
2014 The Admiral: Roaring Currents Mrs. Jung
2015 Alice in Earnestland Jung Soo-nam
2016 Split Joo Hee-jin
2017 The Battleship Island Oh Mal-nyeon
The Running Actress Herself (cameo appearance)
2018 Secret Agreement Seo Joo-ha
Shall We Do It Again Park Seon-young

Television series

YearTitleRoleNetworkNotes
1996 Open Your Heart Yoo Seo-young
MBC
Seven Spoons Jo Jung-hye
1998 Legendary Ambition Lee Jung-hee
KBS2
One Day Suddenly Eun-mi
SBS
2001 Beautiful Days Kim Se-na
SBS
2003 Beautiful Heart Cheng Hui
BTV
Chinese series
2006 Rondo Choi Yoon-hee
TBS
Japanese series
2008 The Great King, Sejong Yi-seon (later Sinbin Kim)
KBS2
2010 Confucius Nanzi
CCTV
Chinese series
2015 The Family Is Coming Na Joon-hee (Susan Johnson)
SBS

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 Lee Jung Hun's Video games

  • 2001:Tomak: Save the Earth, a Love Story

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 Lee Jung Hun's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryWorkResult
199634th Grand Bell Awards Best New Actress
A Petal
Won
Best ActressNominated
17th Blue Dragon Film AwardsBest New ActressWon
16th Korean Association of Film Critics AwardsWon
1997 Cine21 AwardsWon
1999 8th Seoul Music AwardsBest New Artist
"Come"
Won
14th Golden Disk AwardsWon
KBS Song FestivalWon
MBC Top 10 Artists AwardsWon
Top 10 AwardsWon
SBS Music Awards New Solo ArtistWon
KMTV Music Awards Best New ArtistWon
Best New Solo ArtistWon
Best Dance PerformanceWon
2000 9th Seoul Music AwardsBonsang (Main Prize)
"You" & "Peace"
Won
15th Golden Disk AwardsWon
KBS Song FestivalWon
SBS Music Awards Top 10 AwardsWon
KMTV Music Awards Daesang (Grand Prize)Won
Music Video of the Year
"Peace"
Nominated
Best New Solo ArtistNominated
Korea Best Dresser Awards Best Dressed Female Singer
Herself
Won
2001 10th Seoul Music Awards Bonsang (Main Prize)
"Going Crazy" & "Half"
Won
16th Golden Disk Awards Best Female Solo ArtistNominated
KBS Song Festival Bonsang (Main Prize)Won
SBS Music Awards Top 10 AwardsWon
KMTV Music Awards Daesang (Grand Prize)Won
2002 10th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards New Generation Artist
"Half"
Won
2002 Mnet Asian Music Awards Best Dance PerformanceNominated
17th Golden Disk Awards Popularity Award
Herself
Won
KBS Song FestivalBonsang (Main Prize)
"Ari Ari"
Won
SBS Music AwardsWon
Artist of the Year (Main Prize)Nominated
2003 12th Seoul Music Awards Bonsang (Main Prize)
"Summer Dance"
Nominated
KBS Song Festival Artist of the Year (Main Prize)Won
SBS Music Awards Bonsang (Main Prize)Nominated
2003 Mnet Asian Music Awards Best Dance PerformanceNominated
2005 13th Korean Culture and Entertainment Awards Hallyu All Star Award
Herself
Won
2006 China Fashion Awards Korean Artist of the YearWon
2012 6th Huading Awards Best International ArtistWon
2013 49th Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actress (Film)
Juvenile Offender
Nominated
56th Asia-Pacific Film Festival Best ActressNominated
2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards Red Carpet Special Prize
Herself
Won
2014 23rd Buil Film Awards Best Supporting Actress
The Admiral: Roaring Currents
Nominated
2015 51st Baeksang Arts Awards Best Supporting Actress (Film)Nominated
Korea Culture and Tourism Industry Awards Hallyu Star Award
Herself
Won
23rd SBS Drama Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress in a Drama Special
The Family Is Coming
Nominated
Best Actress
Alice in Earnestland
Won
2016 11th Max Movie AwardsNominated
Won
21st Chunsa Film Art AwardsNominated
25th Buil Film AwardsNominated
52nd Baeksang Arts Awards Best Actress (Film)Nominated
2017 1st The Seoul Awards Best Supporting Actress (Film)
The Battleship Island
Won
38th Blue Dragon Film Awards Best Supporting ActressNominated
25th Korea Culture & Entertainment Awards Top Excellence Award, Actress in FilmWon
6th Korea Film Actors Association Awards Won
2018 23rd Chunsa Film Art Awards Nominated

Music chart no.1edit

These are a collection of Lee Jung-hyun's wins chart no.1 on Korea's televised music shows.

Inkigayoedit

YearDateSong
1999 November 28"와 (Come)"
December 5
2000 January 16 "바꿔 (Change)"
August 6"너 (You)"
August 13

Music Bankedit

YearDateSong
1999 November 16"와 (Come)"
November 23
November 30
2000 August 17 "너 (You)"

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 Lee Jung Hun's References

  1. "Lee Jung-hyun, graduating in 9 years, Yoo Ji-tae "I've got my Master"". Hancinema. February 28, 2009. 
  2. "Lee Jung-hyun returns to television in seven years". Broasia. December 20, 2007. 
  3. "Lee Jung-hyun to Join "King Sejong"". KBS World. February 22, 2008. 
  4. "Park Chan-wook collaborates on iPhone short to get theatrical launch". Screen Daily. January 11, 2011. 
  5. "'Arirang' making local premiere at digital film fest". The Korea Times. 16 August 2011. 
  6. "Lee Jung-hyun to make big screen comeback in new Korean film". 10Asia. November 22, 2011. 
  7. "'Here Comes Family' PD Reveals Reasons Behind Casting Choices". Mwave. December 30, 2014. 
  8. "Alice Works Earnestly in Cinemas". Korean Film Biz Zone. August 14, 2015. 
  9. "'Split' bowls its way into hearts: The heartwarming drama tells refreshing tale of love for a sport". Korea JoongAng Daily. November 7, 2016. 
  10. "Lee Jung-hyun reduces weight to 80 pounds for her new movie". The Donga Ilbo. June 14, 2017. 
  11. "LEE Jung-hyun Boards BATTLESHIP ISLAND". Korean Film Biz Zone. March 7, 2016. 
  12. "Lee Jung-hyun doesn't shy away from a challenge : The singer and actor is open to all projects, no matter the budget". Korea JoongAng Daily. August 26, 2017. 
  13. "LEE Jung-hyun Makes a SECRET AGREEMENT". Korean Film Biz Zone. February 26, 2018. 
  14. ""Shall We Do It Again" Lines Up Kwon Sang-woo, Lee Jung-hyun, and Lee Jong-hyuk". Hancinema. April 28, 2018. 
  15. "['범죄소년' 이정현] '와'를 외치던 작은거인을 기억하시나요 - OBS경인TV" (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-02-26. 
  16. Lee Jung-hyun, KBS World Artists Search
  17. "Lee Jung-hyun 'Honored' to Sing 2008 Olympic Song". The Chosun Ilbo. February 9, 2007. 
  18. "Lee Jung-hyun Roars Back to Music Scene". KBS World. June 30, 2009. 
  19. "이정현, 강렬한 섹시 블랙 女전사 파격변신 '눈길'". Newsen (in Korean). May 11, 2009. 
  20. "Zombified Lee Jung-hyun premieres new single". Korea JoongAng Daily. July 23, 2013. 
  21. "Park Chan-wook directs video for Lee Jung-hyun". Korea JoongAng Daily. July 8, 2013. 
  22. "Lee Jung Hyun Demands Attention in Her Freaky MV for V". enewsWorld, July 23, 2013.
  23. Lee Hyo-won. "Lee Named UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador." The Korea Times. August 23, 2007.
  24. Lee Jung Hyun Honorary Ambassador CICON., VisitKorea. June 22, 2012
  25. "Lee Jung-hyun Appointed Honorary Ambassador for CICON 2012". The Chosun Ilbo. June 22, 2012. 
  26. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-08-04. Retrieved 2013-08-02. 
  27. Anthrenz (April 29, 2007), Audition - Going Crazy ( Performed by Yuna ), retrieved 2017-02-26 
  28. "1999 M.net Korean Music Festival Winners list" Archived 2014-10-09 at the Wayback Machine.. MAMA. Retrieved 2014-06-12.
  29. "2000 MMF part 1". MAMA. Retrieved 2014-06-25.
  30. "2000 M.net Korean Music Festival Winners list" Archived 2014-08-03 at the Wayback Machine.. MAMA. Retrieved 2014-06-12.
  31. "2002 MMF part 1". Mwave. Retrieved 2014-08-17.
  32. "ASSASSINATION Tops Blue Dragon Awards". Korean Film Biz Zone. November 27, 2015. 
  33. "ALIVE Takes Grand Prize at 3rd Wildflower Film Awards". Korean Film Biz Zone. April 11, 2016. 
  34. "Top Star Awards for NA Moon-hee, LEE Jung-hyun, CHOI Min-shik and Hyun-bin". Korean Film Biz Zone. January 8, 2018. 
  35. "제23회 춘사영화제 5월18일 개최..홍상수·김민희 참석하나". Newsen (in Korean). May 3, 2018. 

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