Sunmi

May 2, 1992

Lee Sun-mi(born May 2, 1992), known mononymously asSunmi, is a South Korean singer. She debuted in 2007 as a member of South Korean girl group Wonder Girls and left the group in January 2010 to pursue her academic career.After a three years hiatus from the music scene, Sunmi resumed her career as a soloist in August 2013 with her first digital single, " 24 Hours ". It peaked at number two on South Korea's Gaon Digital Chart and number three onBillboard's Korea K-pop Hot 100. Her debut extended play ,Full Moon(2014), charted at number twelve and its lead single charted at number two on South Korea's Gaon Digital Chart and number three onBillboard's Korea K-pop Hot 100, also charted at number thirteen on Billboard World Digital Chart.In 2015, Wonder Girls returned to the music scene after a two year hiatus with a new band formation, Sunmi was also confirmed to be re-joining the group after her departure in 2010. The group later disbanded in 2017 after Sunmi and Yeeun decided not to renew their contracts with JYP Entertainment .

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 Sunmi's Early life

Sun Mi was born on May 2, 1992 in Iksan , North Jeolla , South Korea. She attended Hwangnam Elementary School, Chung Dam Middle School and Chung Dam High School and currently attends Dongguk University , majoring in musical theater. She adopted her stepfather's surname, Lee, while in university and merged her original given name and surname, becoming Lee Sun-mi.

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 Sunmi's Career

2006–2012: Career beginnings and hiatusedit

In May 2006, Sunmi was revealed as a fourth member of Wonder Girls , a girl group managed by JYP Entertainment . The group debuted with the single "Irony", on MBC 'sShow! Music Coreon February 10, 2007.[citation needed]The group quickly rose to stardom with their hits "Tell Me", "So Hot" and "Nobody" within two years of debuting.[citation needed]

2013–2017: Solo debut, return to the Wonder Girls and departure from JYP Entertainmentedit

Sunmi in 2013 and 2014

M! Countdown. Her debut single " 24 Hours " was released on August 26, 2013; and subsequently achieved an all-kill on music charts.

Billboard's K-pop Hot 100."Full Moon" was praised for being innovative, and Sunmi was said to have delivered a classy rendition of "sexy".

In August, the group's albumRebootwas released, with Sunmi co-writing and co-producing three of its tracks.

, including the title track of the same name.

2017–present: Return to solo careeredit

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 Sunmi's Discography

Extended plays

Singles

TitleYearPeak chart positionsSales
(DL)
Album
As lead artist
"24 Hours" 2013 2 3
Full Moon
"Full Moon"(feat. Lena) 2014 2 3 13
"Gashina" 2017 1 2 3
Non-album singles
"Heroine" 2018 2 8 3
As featured artist
"You"(B1A4featuring Sunmi) 2014 63 91N/A Solo Day
Other charted songs
"Burn"2014 159N/AFull Moon
"Who Am I"(feat.YubinofWonder Girls) 112
"Stopped Time"(feat.JacksonofGot7) 100
"If That Was You" 118
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.
Note:BillboardKorea K-Pop Hot 100was introduced in August 2011 and discontinued in July 2014.

Songwriting and composing credits

YearAlbumArtistSongLyricsMusic
CreditedWithCreditedWith
2015
Reboot
Wonder Girls "Rewind"Yes Ju Hyo, Lee Toyo and Kim YubinYes Ju Hyo and Lee Toyo
"Back"Yes Woo Hyerim and Kim YubinYes Woo Hyerim and Kim Yubin
"Faded Love"Yes Shim Eun-jiYes Shim Eun-ji
2016
Why So Lonely
"Why So Lonely"Yes Woo Hyerim, Kim Yubin and Hong Ji-sangYes Woo Hyerim, Kim Yubin and Hong Ji-sang
"To The Beautiful You"Yes Kim Yubin, Woo Hyerim and FrantsYes Kim Yubin, Woo Hyerim and Frants
2017Non-album singlesSunmi "Gashina"Yes Teddy, 24, and Joe RheeNo Teddy, 24 and Joe Rhee
2018 "Heroine"Yes TeddyNo Teddy and 24

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 Sunmi's Filmography

Show appearances

YearTitleNetworkRoleNote
2014 Fashion King Korea SBS
Cast, Season 2

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 Sunmi's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2013
15th Mnet Asian Music Awards
Best Female ArtistN/ANominated
Artist of the YearNominated
Best Dance Performance – Female Solo"24 Hours"Nominated
2014
23rd Seoul Music Awards
Bonsang AwardN/ANominated
Popularity AwardNominated
16th Mnet Asian Music Awards
Best Female ArtistNominated
Artist of the YearNominated
"Full Moon"Won
4th SBS MTV Best of the Best
Best Female SoloN/ANominated
2015
24th Seoul Music Awards
Bonsang AwardNominated
Popularity AwardNominated
Hallyu Special AwardNominated
4th Gaon Chart Music Awards
Song of the Year – February"Full Moon"Nominated
2016
2nd Fashionista Awards
N/ANominated
2017
3rd Fashionista Awards
Nominated
19th Mnet Asian Music Awards
Best Female ArtistNominated
Artist of the YearNominated
Style In MusicWon
Best Dance Performance – Solo" Gashina "Nominated
9th Melon Music Awards
Best Dance – FemaleNominated
CJ E&M America Awards
Female Idol of The YearN/AWon
2018
32nd Golden Disc Awards
Digital Bonsang
" Gashina "
Nominated
Global Popularity AwardN/ANominated
27th Seoul Music Awards
Bonsang AwardNominated
Popularity AwardNominated
Hallyu Special AwardNominated
7th Gaon Chart Music Awards
Song of the Year – August" Gashina "Won
15th Korean Music Awards
Best Pop SongNominated

Music programs awardsedit

Inkigayoedit

Inkigayo(인기가요;The Music Trend) is a music television program aired by Seoul Broadcasting System (SBS).

YearDateSong
2014 March 2 "Full Moon"
2017 September 3"Gashina"
September 10
September 24
2018 January 28"Heroine"
February 4

M Countdownedit

M Countdownis a South Korean music program broadcast by Mnet .

YearDateSong
2017 September 7 "Gashina"
2018 January 25 "Heroine"

Show Championedit

Show Championis a South Korean music program broadcast by MBC Music .

YearDateSong
2017 September 6 "Gashina"

Show! Music Coreedit

Show! Music Coreis a South Korean music program broadcast by Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation (MBC).

YearDateSong
2018 January 27 "Heroine"

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 Sunmi's References

  1. Her stepfather's family name is Lee. Originally, her family name is Sun.
  2. "Sunmi to Quit Wonder Girls". The Korea Times. 23 January 2010. 
  3. "No regrets leaving would be a lie: Ex-Wonder Girl Sunmi". The Korea Herald. 20 August 2013. 
  4. "Ex-Wonder Girls member Sunmi to make solo comeback". The Korea Herald. 6 August 2013. 
  5. "'All kill' for ex-Wonder Girl". Korea JoongAng Daily. 28 August 2013. 
  6. "Sunmi to release debut EP this month". The Korea Herald. 3 February 2014. 
  7. "2014년 09주차 Digital Chart". Gaon (in Korean). Archived from the original on 9 February 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 
  8. "Korea K-Pop Hot 100 Week of March 8, 2014". Billboard. Eldridge Industries. Retrieved 9 February 2015. 
  9. "Eyelike: Sunmi brings back 'sexy' with 'Full Moon'". The Korea Herald. 21 February 2014. 
  10. Ho-jung, Won (24 June 2015). "Wonder Girls confirmed to return as band". Kpop Herald. The Korea Herald. Retrieved 25 June 2015. 
  11. "Wonder Girls unveil track list for 'Reboot'". Kpop Herald. 29 July 2015. 
  12. "Wonder Girls to Release First Self-Produced Album". enewsWorld. 24 June 2016. 
  13. "After nearly ten years, Wonder Girls disband". Korea JoongAng Daily. 21 January 2017. Retrieved 2017-02-24. 
  14. "Cover image for final single features Wonder Girls in watercolors". K-Pop Herald. 9 February 2017. Retrieved 2017-02-24. 
  15. "Ex-Wonder Girls member Sunmi joins new management agency". The Korea Herald. 14 March 2017. 
  16. "Former Wonder Girl Sunmi to release album". The Korea Herald. 7 August 2017. 
  17. "Sunmi drops experimental single". Korea JoongAng Daily. 23 August 2017. 
  18. "EX-Wonder Girls' Sunmi makes solo comeback with 'Gashina"". Yonhap News Agency. 22 August 2017. 
  19. Herman, Tamar (19 January 2018). "The Show Goes On With Sunmi's 'Gashina' Sequel 'Heroine' Despite Plagiarism Concerns". Billboard. Eldridge Industries. Retrieved 9 May 2018. 
  20. "Gaon Digital Chart". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Retrieved February 1, 2018. 
  21. "Korea K-Pop Hot 100". Billboard. Eldridge Industries. Retrieved November 16, 2014. 
  22. Benjamin, Jeff. "Sunmi Earns Best U.S. Sales Week Yet With 'Heroine' Single". Billboard. Eldridge Industries. Archived from the original on 2018-02-08. Retrieved February 6, 2018. 
  23. "World Digital Song Sales". Billboard. Eldridge Industries. (Subscription required (help)). 
  24. Cumulative Sales for "24 Hours":
  25. Cumulative Sales for "Full Moon":
  26. Cumulative Sales for "Gashina":
  27. Benjamin, Jeff (30 August 2017). "Sunmi Hits New Peak on World Digital Song Sales Chart With 'Gashina'". Billboard. Eldridge Industries. Archived from the original on 2018-04-23. Retrieved 23 April 2018. 
  28. "Mnet Asian Music Awards 2014 Winners". Mnet Asian Music Awards. Archived from the original on 4 May 2015. Retrieved 28 January 2014. 
  29. "네이버 X셀럽스픽 2016 패셔니스타 어워즈-베스트 드레서 여자". Naver (in Korean). November 16, 2016. 
  30. ""올해는 누구?" 2017 패셔니스타 어워즈, 더욱 뜨겁게 돌아온다". Naver (in Korean). October 13, 2017. 

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