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Hello everyone, this week's winner is Lee Hi!
People first got to know of Lee Hi after she participated and became the runner-up in SBS' show Kpop Star Season 1. After this, she was signed to YG Entertainment and debuted on October 28th, 2012 with her digital single "1, 2, 3, 4" for which she would win her first music show win on November 8th, 2012! She would also win the "Song of the Year - November" award at the Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards with her debut song!
Lee Hi would go on to release numerous hit songs and make a name for herself in the Kpop Industry with her magnificent voice and beautiful songs. As of 2020, she is officially signed with AOMG and most recently came out with the song "ONLY" for which the MV is linked below:
Some Fun Facts about Lee Hi:
- her birth name is Lee Ha Yi: in Korean, "Ha" means "a long time" and "Yi" means "happiness" so her name means "happiness for a long time"
- she was part of a subunit with 2NE1's Park Bom with whom she released a cover of Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas is You"
- she also was part of a subunit with AKMU's Suhyun, creating the duo HI SUHYUN, and released the song "I'm Different"
- she was known to be afraid of the dark too!
- she has collaborated with numerous artists such as Crush, Code Kunst, and Epik High as well!
Some of Lee Hi's most known releases:
If you are interested in Lee Hi and would like to learn more about her, you can find her official artist page here, her Wikipedia page here, her K-Profile here and her Youtube Channel here. Her submission thread is linked here.
You can see a playlist made for Lee Hi here as well: