Pre-debut[ edit ] Kim was born and raised in Gyeonggi-do , South Korea. He graduated high school along with fellow member Park Yoochun in They appeared on a show called " Survival Audition - Heejun vs.
T , SM Entertainment's former group. Kangta praised Kim highly in the show, saying that he had potential as a lead vocalist. He also made an appearance in the second part of "Timeless"' music video. In , he was chosen to be part of Samsung's Anycall project group, Anyband. Anyband has only released one single of the same name. During TVXQ 's third Asian tour, he performed another self-composed song "Xiahtic", which was then rearranged and performed in Japanese for his solo performance at the Tohoshinki 4th Live Tour The Secret Code in Tokyo Dome.
Solo career and JYJ[ edit ] See also: His stage actor debut was met with great response, as the tickets for each one of his shows were completely sold out  and he was able to sweep up all Best Newcomer awards in various awards ceremonies.
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He also performed "Intoxication" before Korean audience for the first time outside Japan. Kim contributed in writing and composing two songs in the album, an up-tempo track titled "Mission" and a ballad titled "Fallen Leaves". The next month, he starred in his second musical, "Tears of Heaven".
The song managed to top real-time music charts shortly after it was released. He also made a cameo appearance in the drama as a popular singer that the main character idolizes and looks up to. Kim and actress Song Ji-hyo featured in the six minutes long music video for the album's lead track, "In Heaven". A minutes version was released later on, revealing the complete story line. For the album, he directly took part in the production, composing and writing the lyrics for most of the songs.
Rapper Flowsik of Asian-American music group Aziatix featured in the album's title track, "Tarantallegra". After unleashing two concept teasers, Kim released a video teaser for "Tarantallegra", where he showed a drastic transformation into a completely new image. The music video was published in full on 13 May, a day before the official album release. The single, titled Uncommitted is written by Bruce 'Automatic' Vanderveer, and includes a new version of song "Tarantallegra".
The first show was held at New York's Hammerstein Ballroom  and the final show held at Turbinenhalle in Oberhausen. While touring Kim, along with Sunny Hill 's Seung-ah, made an appearance in South Korean girl group, Fiestar 's music video for their debut single, "Vista". The concert featured ballads from his album as well as OST songs and a few pieces from his previous musicals, accompanied by an orchestra during the whole show.
The sold-out concert marks the first time JYJ had been able to perform in Japan after the contract with their former Japanese management agency Avex ended in Its lead track, "Incredible", was made by Bruce 'Automatic' Vanderveer,  who he collaborated with on his first English single. Prior to the album release, Kim unveiled a digital single which will serve as pre-release track, called "11AM".
The poster for the concert was released early April. Solo albums and musicals[ edit ] On March, 3rd Kim's third studio album Flower was released.
Kim announced that he would be returning with a mini album and released the title song Yesterday on 19 October The two first encouraged and supported each other in their activities as a sunbae and hoobae as artists.
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