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Lim Young Woong (임영웅), also known as Lim Yeongung and Lim Hero, is a South Korean trot singer under Mulgogi Music. He is best known for being the winner of the TV Chosun reality show Mr. Trot.[2]

He made his solo debut on August 8, 2016 with the digital single "미워요 / 소나기".


Studio albums[]

Digital singles[]

  • "미워요 / 소나기" (2016)
  • "뭣이 중헌디" (2017)
  • "Elevator" (2018)
  • "계단말고 엘리베이터" (2018)
  • "Mr. Trot Winner Song" (2020)
  • "Trust in Me (Piano By Cho Youngsoo)" (2020)
  • "Hero" (2020)
  • "My Starry Love" (2021)
  • "Skymning" (2022)
  • "Polaroid" (2022)
  • "Grain of Sand" (2023)
  • "Do or Die" (2023)
  • "Warmth" (2024)


  • "Young Lady and Gentleman OST Part.2" (2021)

Other releases[]

  • "Best of Mr. Trot Preliminary" (2020)
  • "Mr. Trot Death Match Part 2" (2020)
  • "Mr. Trot Aid Best" (2020)
  • "Mr. Trot Legend Mission Best" (2020)
  • "Mr. Trot Final" (2020)
  • "Mr. Trot Special MR 1" (2020)
  • "Mr. Trot Special MR 2" (2020)
  • "Mr. Trot: The Call Center of Love Part 1" (2020)


Korea tours[]

  • Im Hero Tour 2023 (2023)[3]


Short films[]

  • In October (Coupang Play-TVING, 2024)[4]

Reality shows[]

  • Mr. Trot (TV Chosun, 2020) - contestant
  • Love Call Center (TV Chosun, 2020-2021)
  • Three Meals a Day (2024)[5]

Awards and nominations[]

Year Recipient Award Won
Asia Artist Awards
2022 Lim Young Woong Stage of the Year Won[6]
Fabulous Award Won
Hot Trend (Singer) Won
DCM Popularity Award (Singer) Won
Brand of the Year Awards
2021 Lim Young Woong Male Trot Singer Won[7]
Golden Disc Awards
2022 Lim Young Woong Best Solo Artist Won[8]
K Global Heart Dream Awards
2022 Lim Young Woong Global Favorite Trot Award Won[9]
Korea First Brand Awards
2022 Lim Young Woong Trot Singer Won[10]
Male Advertising Model Won
The Fact Music Awards
2021 Lim Young Woong Fan N Star Most Voted (Male Trot) Won[11]
Fan N Star Trot Popularity Award Won
Fan N Star Best ADs Award Won


Main article: Lim Young Woong/Gallery


Official links[]

Mulgogi Music