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Chung Ha (청하; or Chungha) is a South Korean singer and dancer under MNH Entertainment. She is a former member of the project girl group I.O.I.

She made her solo debut on June 6, 2017, with the mini album Hands on Me.

Career

2016: Produce 101 and I.O.I

In 2016, she participated in Mnet's survival television show, Produce 101 as a trainee representing MNH Entertainment. She finished the survival in 4th, becoming member of the girl group I.O.I.

On May 4, 2016, the group debuted with the mini album Chrysalis, and its title track, "Dream Girls".

2017: "Week" and Hands on Me

After the disbandment of I.O.I on January 29, 2017, MNH announced that Chung Ha would debut as a solo artist. On April 12, a preview film for her pre-release single titled "Week" was released, and in April 21, the music video.

On June 7, she officially debuted with the mini album Hands on Me and its title track, "Why Don't You Know". On the same day, she held her showcase.

2018: Offset and Blooming Blue

On January 17, 2018, Chung Ha released her second mini album, titled Offset, along with the title track "Roller Coaster". In music shows, she promoted the track "Offset" as well. Five months later, on July 18, 2018, she released her third mini album, titled Blooming Blue.

2019: "Gotta Go", I.O.I reunion and Flourishing

On January 2, 2019, she released her first single album, titled "Gotta Go".

Main article: I.O.I reunion

On June 24, 2019, her fourth mini album Flourishing was released with "Snapping" as its title track. "Chica" was also used during promotions.

Discography

Mini albums

Single albums

Digital singles

Collaborations

Features

OSTs

  • "Oh My Geum Bi OST Part.6" ("Snow In This Year" with HALO) (2016)
  • "Oh My Geum Bi OST Part.9" ("Snow In This Year" [Special ver.] with Heo Jung Eun, Hwang Ji Ah, Ooon) (2016)
  • "Strong Woman Do Bong Soon OST Part.4" ("Pit a Pat") (2017)
  • "Love Pub OST Part.3" ("How About You") (2018)
  • "Hotel Del Luna OST Part.6" (2019)
  • "Dr. Romantic 2 OST Part.8" (2020)

Filmography

Television shows

  • Entourage (tvN, 2016) - cameo (ep. 1)
  • Ah! Sunday - A Running Miracle (EBS, 2017) - host
  • Please Take Care of My Vanity (Fashion, 2017) - MC
  • Idol Drama Operation Team (KBS, 2017) - cameo (eps. 5 and 6)
  • Real Life Men and Women (MBN, 2018)
  • Everyone's Kitchen (Olive, 2019) - guest (ep. 11)

Web series

Reality shows

Music video appearances

Endorsements

  • Shiseido (2018)
  • NBA Style Korea (with NCT 127) (2018)
  • Cheongha liquor (2018)
  • Nike (2019)
  • Sudden Attack (2019)
  • LG U+5G (2019)
  • Sprite (with Jang Ki Yong) (2019)
  • Bosslave (2019)
  • Clinique (2019-present)
  • Guljak Topokki Chicken (2019-present)

Awards and nominations

Main article: List of awards and nominations received by Chungha

Trivia

  • She moved to Dallas, Texas during her childhood.
  • She is fluent in English.
  • She is best friends with Yiyeon.[1]
  • She has a dog named Bambi.[4]
  • She like things with zombies.[2]
  • The app she uses the most on her phone is Netflix.[2]
  • Before becoming a trainee, she had worked part-time at a pet store, a fast food restaurant, and a cafe.[citation needed]
  • She auditioned for YG Entertainment, but didn't pass.[5]
  • She revealed on Hit the Stage that she almost quit dancing due to financial issues but she asked her family to allow her to continue as she was confident in it.[7]
  • During Produce 101, she got the nickname "Dance President" because of her great proficiency in dance, even to the point of freestyling a dance to impress the judges when they were first evaluated. Her skills later became more prominent as she choreographed to "Bang Bang" during the third evaluation and got recognized by Jessie J herself.[8]
  • She has trained for 2 years and 11 months before Produce 101. Including the show, she trained for 3 years and 3 months.[9]
  • She moves her hands and body a lot when she talks.[10]
  • She likes to do animal walking - a form of exercise requiring no equipment - when she's at home.[10]

Gallery

Main article: Chung Ha/Gallery

References

Official links

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