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'''Park Ji Yeon''' (Hangul: 박지연; born April 8, 1981), better known by her stage name '''Gummy''' (Hangul: 거미, Korean for spider), is a South Korean recording artist formerly signed to YG Entertainment.
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{{Infobox person
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| name = Gummy
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| image = The Call Gummy promo photo.png
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| caption = Promotional photo for ''[[The Call]]''
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| birth_name = Park Ji Yeon (박지연)
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| birth_date = {{Birth date and age|1981|4|8}}
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| birth_place = Seoul, South Korea
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| occupation = Singer
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| height = 165 cm
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| weight =
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| blood = B
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| agency = [[C-JeS Entertainment]] <small>(2013–present)</small><br>
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[[YG Entertainment]] <small>(2003–13)</small>
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| associated =
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|spouse = Jo Jung-suk <small> (2018-present) </small>}}
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'''Gummy''' (거미) is a South Korean singer currently under [[C-JeS Entertainment]].
   
=== 2003-2009: Debut and Breakthrough Success[edit] ===
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==Career==
Gummy debuted in 2003 with her album ''Like Them''. Due to the success of other label mates, Her second studio album, ''It's Different'', was released on September 9, 2004. Her title track ''Memory Loss'' (기억상실) brought her success and recognition and led Gummy to win the Bonsang at the 19th Golden Disk Awards. The same year, Gummy earned at the 2004 Mnet Km Music Festival for Mobile Popularity Award for ''Memory Loss''.
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==='''2003–2009: Debut and success'''===
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Gummy debuted in 2003 with her first full-length album ''Like Them''. Her second album, ''It's Different'', was released on September 9, 2004. The album's title track "Memory Loss" brought her success and recognition and led her to win the Bonsang at the 19th Golden Disk Awards. The same year, she earned at the 2004 Mnet Km Music Festival for Mobile Popularity Award for the song.
   
She released her fourth album titled ''Comfort'' on March 12, 2008, and it is her first released in three years. The album was postponed several times because Gummy wanted to release a high-quality album that showed her growth as an artist.<sup>[3]</sup> The lead single ''I'm Sorry'' (미안해요) features T.O.P from Big Bang; he is also featured in the music video, along with Sandara Park from2NE1. A week after its release, the song peaked within the top five spots on various digital charts.<sup>[4]</sup>
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She released her third album, ''For The Bloom'', on September 1, 2005. Her fourth album, ''Comfort'', was released on March 12, 2008. The album was postponed several times because Gummy wanted to release a high-quality album to show her growth as an artist.
   
=== 2010-2011: Comeback and Loveless (EP)[edit] ===
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==='''2010–2012: Comeback with ''Loveless,'' Japanese debut'''===
On April 12, 2010, YG Entertainment announced comeback plan for Gummy and her fellow label mates Big Bang, 2NE1, and Se7en. A week later, it was revealed that Gummy is coming back with a mini album titled ''Loveless''. A music video plus the full song of one of her tracks in the mini album was released on April 21. ''Loveless'' was released on April 29, and promotion for the album began in May. She had released a music video for multiple songs since the album such as "There Is No Love", which had already been performed live.
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On April 12, 2010, her agency, [[YG Entertainment]], announced comeback plans for Gummy and her fellow labelmates Big Bang, 2NE1, and Se7en. A week later, it was revealed that Gummy is coming back with a mini album titled ''Loveless'' which was released on April 29.
   
After staying in Japan for several years to improve her Japanese and to get a sense of the culture, Gummy finally felt confident in her Japanese to debut. On October 15, 2011, the MV for her remake of "I'm Sorry" feat. TOP was released.
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She made her Japanese debut on October 15, 2011 with the release of the music video for her remake of "I'm Sorry" feat. T.O.P..
   
=== 2013: 10th anniversary, Snow Flower OST, 2nd Japanese Mini Album and Contract expiry[edit] ===
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==='''2013: 10th anniversary, agency switch'''===
2013 marked the tenth anniversary for Gummy and she celebrated with a fan meeting.
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Gummy marked her tenth anniversary as an singer with a fan meeting. She then second Japanese album, ''Fate(s)'' which she directly participated in the production of the album in Japan.
   
Gummy released her OST for the Korean drama, ''That Winter, the Wind Blows''. "Snow Flower" was a hit and ranked high on charts such a Gaon and Instiz. Gummy performed "Snow Flower" on the music show ''Inkigayo''.
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She signed with [[C-JeS Entertainment]] in October 2013 after leaving YG Entertainment earlier in the year after her contract expired and decided not to renew.
   
Gummy also released her second Japanese album, ''Fate(s)''. Gummy directly participated in the production of the album in Japan, and she sought the help of producer Jeff Miyahara, who has produced songs for Amuro Namie, V6, KAT-TUN, and other popular Japanese artists. Gummy also had a duet with fellow label mate Daesung from BIGBANG. Two music videos were released for the lead single off the album, "Shinjiteru (Believe)".
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==='''2014–present: ''I Loved..Have No Regrets'', ''Fall In Memory'', ''Stroke'''''===
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Gummy released her second mini album, ''I Loved..Have No Regrets'', on June 10, 2014, her first release under C-JeS. Her third mini album, ''Fall In Memory'', was released on April 17, 2015.
   
Gummy signed with C-JeS Entertainment in October 2013, leaving YG Entertainment.<sup>[5]</sup>
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In April 2017, Gummy revealed that she will be releasing her first full-length album in nine years, to be released on June 5.
   
== Personal life[edit] ==
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==Personal life==
In February 2015 it was confirmed that Gummy and actor Jo Jung Suk have been dating since 2013, after being introduced to each other by a friend.
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It was confirmed in February 2015 that Gummy and actor Jo Jung-suk have been dating since 2013.
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==Discography==
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==='''Korean'''===
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====Studio albums====
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* ''[[Like Them]]'' (2003)
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* ''[[It's Different]]'' (2004)
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* ''[[For The Bloom]]'' (2005)
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* ''[[Comfort (Gummy)|Comfort]]'' (2008)
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* ''[[Stroke]]'' (2017)
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====Best albums====
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* ''[[Unplugged]]'' (2006)
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====Mini albums====
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* ''[[Loveless (Gummy)|Loveless]]'' (2010)
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* ''[[I Loved..Have No Regrets]]'' (2014)
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* ''[[Fall In Memory]]'' (2015)
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====Digital singles====
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* "[[There Is No Love]]" (2010)
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* "[[Get Lost]]" (2014)
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* "[[A Knowing]]" (2017)
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====Collaborations====
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* "Telecinema Project Vol.3" (2009)
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* "A-LIVE Vol.13" (2010)
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* "Love Recipe" <small>(with Bobby Kim)</small> (2010)
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* "Only One" <small>(with Big Brother)</small> (2013)
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* "Special Love" <small>(with [[Wheesung]])</small> (2013)
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* "The Lyrics No.4" <small>(with Lee Si Young)</small> (2014)
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* "Value" <small>(with [[Jung Key]], Sisqo)</small> (2015)
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* "No Reply" <small>(with [[JuB]])</small> (2015)
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* "[[The Call Project 3|Jealous]]" <small>(with [[Ailee]])</small> (2018)
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* "[[The Call Project 4|Call My Name]]" <small>(with [[Jung In]] & [[Ailee]])</small> (2018)
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* "[[The Call Final Project|Hot Friend]]" <small>(with [[Jung In]])</small> (2018)
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====OSTs====
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* "Nimeun meongose" (2008)
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* "Big Thing OST Part.1" (2010)
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* "Midas OST Part.2" (2011)
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* "That Winter, the Wind Blows OST Part.3" (2013)
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* "Master's Sun OST Part.1" (2013)
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* "3 Days OST Part.4" (2014)
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* "Master's Sun OST Part.1" (2013)
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* "Spy OST Code No.2" <small>(with [[Zia (soloist)|Zia]])</small> (2015)
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* "Descendants of the Sun OST Part.4" (2016)
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* "Moonlight Drawn by Clouds OST Part.3" (2016)
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* "[[Hotel Del Luna OST|Hotel Del Luna OST Part.7]]" (2019)
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==='''Japanese'''===
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====Mini albums====
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* ''[[Loveless (Gummy)|Loveless]]'' (2011)
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* ''[[Fate(s)]]'' (2013)
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==Gallery==
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<gallery captionalign="center" hideaddbutton="true" orientation="square" spacing="small" widths="150">
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Gummy photo 2014.png|Gummy in 2014
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Gummy Stroke promo photo.png|''[[Stroke]]''
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</gallery>
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==Official links==
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* [https://www.facebook.com/cjes.gummy Facebook]
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* [http://cafe.daum.net/jymint Fancafe]
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[[Category:Singers]]
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[[Category:Female singers]]
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[[Category:2003 debuts]]
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[[Category:C-JeS Entertainment]]
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[[Category:1981 births‎]]

Revision as of 04:24, August 12, 2019

Gummy (거미) is a South Korean singer currently under C-JeS Entertainment.

Career

2003–2009: Debut and success

Gummy debuted in 2003 with her first full-length album Like Them. Her second album, It's Different, was released on September 9, 2004. The album's title track "Memory Loss" brought her success and recognition and led her to win the Bonsang at the 19th Golden Disk Awards. The same year, she earned at the 2004 Mnet Km Music Festival for Mobile Popularity Award for the song.

She released her third album, For The Bloom, on September 1, 2005. Her fourth album, Comfort, was released on March 12, 2008. The album was postponed several times because Gummy wanted to release a high-quality album to show her growth as an artist.

2010–2012: Comeback with Loveless, Japanese debut

On April 12, 2010, her agency, YG Entertainment, announced comeback plans for Gummy and her fellow labelmates Big Bang, 2NE1, and Se7en. A week later, it was revealed that Gummy is coming back with a mini album titled Loveless which was released on April 29.

She made her Japanese debut on October 15, 2011 with the release of the music video for her remake of "I'm Sorry" feat. T.O.P..

2013: 10th anniversary, agency switch

Gummy marked her tenth anniversary as an singer with a fan meeting. She then second Japanese album, Fate(s) which she directly participated in the production of the album in Japan.

She signed with C-JeS Entertainment in October 2013 after leaving YG Entertainment earlier in the year after her contract expired and decided not to renew.

2014–present: I Loved..Have No Regrets, Fall In Memory, Stroke

Gummy released her second mini album, I Loved..Have No Regrets, on June 10, 2014, her first release under C-JeS. Her third mini album, Fall In Memory, was released on April 17, 2015.

In April 2017, Gummy revealed that she will be releasing her first full-length album in nine years, to be released on June 5.

Personal life

It was confirmed in February 2015 that Gummy and actor Jo Jung-suk have been dating since 2013.

Discography

Korean

Studio albums

Best albums

Mini albums

Digital singles

Collaborations

  • "Telecinema Project Vol.3" (2009)
  • "A-LIVE Vol.13" (2010)
  • "Love Recipe" (with Bobby Kim) (2010)
  • "Only One" (with Big Brother) (2013)
  • "Special Love" (with Wheesung) (2013)
  • "The Lyrics No.4" (with Lee Si Young) (2014)
  • "Value" (with Jung Key, Sisqo) (2015)
  • "No Reply" (with JuB) (2015)
  • "Jealous" (with Ailee) (2018)
  • "Call My Name" (with Jung In & Ailee) (2018)
  • "Hot Friend" (with Jung In) (2018)

OSTs

  • "Nimeun meongose" (2008)
  • "Big Thing OST Part.1" (2010)
  • "Midas OST Part.2" (2011)
  • "That Winter, the Wind Blows OST Part.3" (2013)
  • "Master's Sun OST Part.1" (2013)
  • "3 Days OST Part.4" (2014)
  • "Master's Sun OST Part.1" (2013)
  • "Spy OST Code No.2" (with Zia) (2015)
  • "Descendants of the Sun OST Part.4" (2016)
  • "Moonlight Drawn by Clouds OST Part.3" (2016)
  • "Hotel Del Luna OST Part.7" (2019)

Japanese

Mini albums

Gallery

Official links

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