Lee Jung Hyun

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Lee Jung Hyun(born February 7, 1980 in Seoul , South Korea ) 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 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 Jung Hyun is also known as "The Queen of Transformation" due to her unique new look for each and every song. In Korea, she was voted "The Best Performer" with her colorful and charismatic stage presence. Lee Jung Hyun is one of the most prominent acts from Korea who is widely popular in China.

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 Lee Jung Hyun's Biography

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in 1996, which won domestic and foreign film awards. The film tells the story of a girl who experienced the Gwangju uprising at the age of 15, and its effect on her life in later years.Since 1996, Lee has had numerous acting roles with projects in Korea, Japan and China.

In 2009, Lee regained her acting strides with China's CCTV drama "Confucius" where she played the role of "Nan Zi." In 2010, Lee played a shaman in Director Park Chan-wook fantasy short feature,Night Fishing .Lee played the lead role in this award-winning film shot entirely with iPhone. "Night Fishing" won Golden Bear for a short feature at 2011 Berlin International Film Festival on February 15, 2011. In 2012 Lee portrayed a single mother in a coming-of-age film, "Juvenile Offender," which won Best Feature at Tokyo International Film Festival. Planned for Summer 2014 release, she is in a sole female lead role for the Korean blockbuster, "Battle of Myeongryang, Whirlwind Sea."

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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 Jung Hyun 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 drama Beautiful 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. Her Japanese fanclub was called Honey Hyony. 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 .

In September 2009, she was invited to open at Lady Gaga's concert in Seoul, Korea. In December 2009, Lee Jung Hyun sung her first ballad for the soundtrack of the Korean TV drama "Iris." The song, "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 Hyun's In music arcade games

Lee Jung Hyun'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 . Fan-made dance steps of her other works are available for DDR simulators.

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 appear there.

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 Lee Jung Hyun's Discography

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Studio albums
Extended plays
Special albums
Singles
  • A Petal("A Petal" Soundtrack) (1996)
  • Heaven("Beautiful Days" Soundtrack) (2001)
  • Senorita("Infinity Challenge: Olympic Duet Song Festival" Mini Album) (2009)
  • How Can I Hold Back Tears("Iris" Soundtrack) (2009)
  • V(music video: directed byPark Chan-wook) (2013)

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Studio albums
Extended plays
Singles
  • Heaven(2004)
  • Passion ~情熱~ / Heavy World(2005)

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Studio albums

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 Lee Jung Hyun's Filmography

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 Lee Jung Hyun's Video games

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

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 Lee Jung Hyun's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryWorkResult
1996Daejong Film Awards Best New ActressA PetalWon
Best Leading ActressNominated
The Blue Dragon Film Awards Best New ActressWon
Korean Film Critics Association Award Best New ActressWon
Cine21 Award Best New ActressWon
1999 Seoul Music Awards Best New Artist"Wa"Won
Golden Disk Awards Best New ArtistWon
KBS Music Awards Best New ArtistWon
MBC Top 10 Singer Awards Best New ArtistWon
Top 10 AwardsWon
SBS Music Awards New Solo ArtistWon
KMTV Music Awards Best New ArtistWon
Mnet Asian Music Awards Best New Solo ArtistWon
Best Dance PerformanceWon
2000 Seoul Music Awards Bonsang (Main Prize)"Nuh""Peace"Won
Golden Disk Awards Bonsang (Main Prize)Won
KBS Music Awards Bonsang (Main Prize)Won
SBS Music Awards Top 10 AwardsWon
KMTV Music Awards Daesang (Grand Prize)Won
Music Video of the Year"Peace"Nominated
Mnet Asian Music Awards Best Female Solo ArtistNominated
Korea Best Dresser Awards Best Dressed Female SingerHerselfWon
2001 Seoul Music Awards Bonsang (Main Prize)"Micheo""Ban"Won
Golden Disk Awards Female Solo ArtistNominated
KBS Music Awards Bonsang (Main Prize)Won
SBS Music Awards Top 10 AwardsWon
KMTV Music Awards Daesang (Grand Prize)Won
2002Mnet Asian Music Awards Best Dance Performance"Ban"Nominated
Golden Disk Awards Popularity AwardHerselfWon
KBS Music Awards Bonsang (Main Prize)"Ari Ari"Won
SBS Music Awards Bonsang (Main Prize)Won
KMTV Music Awards Artist of the Year (Main Prize)Won
2003Seoul Music Awards Bonsang (Main Prize)"Summer Dance"Nominated
KBS Music Awards Artist of the Year (Main Prize)Won
SBS Music Awards Bonsang (Main Prize)Nominated
Mnet Asian Music Awards Best Dance PerformanceNominated
2005Korea Entertainment Art award Hallyu All Star AwardHerselfWon
2006China Fashion Awards Korean Artist of The YearHerselfWon
2012Hua Ding Awards Best International ArtistHerselfWon
2013Paeksang Arts Awards Best Leading ActressJuvenile OffenderNominated

These are a sample collection of Lee Jung Hyun's wins on Korea's televised music shows.

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

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

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