Showing posts with label Roy Kim. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Roy Kim. Show all posts

Saturday, December 20, 2014

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Roy Kim's MV for 'It’s Christmas Day'

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Roy Kim already dropped the music video of his self-composed song 'It's Christmas Day.'

According to the agency, "Everyone who will go to his live concert this week on December 20th and 21st will be able to own the limited edition CD of the single."

Watch below:

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Tuesday, December 16, 2014


Roy Kim to release new single 'It's Christmas Day' on December 19th

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Roy Kim will greet the fans with a new single for this winter season.

On December 16th, CJ E&M unveiled the cover image of the single titled 'It's Christmas Day' and announced that it will be released on the 19th.

According to the agency, 'It's Christmas Day' was composed and written by Roy Kim himself and is described as a sweet love song. In particular, everyone who will go to his live concert this week on December 20th and 21st will be able to own the limited edition CD of the single.

Don't miss the release of 'It's Christmas Day' at noon on December 19th.

Friday, December 12, 2014

Roy Kim to release a new Christmas single on December 19th

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Roy Kim will greet the fans with a new song for this Christmas holiday.

He updated his Instagram on December 11th,"Finish mixing the Christmas song. #it's gonna be Christmas Day soon. #waitforit #recordinganewsong #Christmas" and uploaded a selca of him wearing a Santa hat.

Roy Kim has treated fans with seasonal songs, from 'Spring Spring Spring' for srping, 'Love Love Love' for summer to 'Home' for autumn and now he's ready to wrap up this year with a new single for winter.

Don't miss the release og his new song which will come out on December 19th.

Monday, December 8, 2014

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Roy Kim denies the latest plagiarism accusation for his song 'Spring, Spring, Spring' + to take legal action

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Roy Kim's 'Spring, Spring, Spring' revealed to have undergone another plagiarism controversy.

On December 8th, it was reported that composer Kim Hyun Yong has filed a lawsuit against Roy Kim for plagiarizing his song 'From The Landscape of the Lord'. Accoring to the composer, 'Spring, Spring, Spring' has the same melody as the song he created in July 2012 even though he didn't release it to the public. He claimed that Roy Kim plagiarized it as it was leaked through the emails he sent to the producer. The copyright committee is currently looking into the case.

Regarding the issue, CJ E&M came out with an official statement,"The composer's song was neither registered as a sound track nor released public. He claimed that his work got plagiarized as the music sheet was leaked through emails, and we find it absurd. We are currently taking measures through a law firm and planning to bring it to the court later".

Roy Kim's 'Spring, Spring, Spring' previous was accused of plagiarizing the ukulele version of 'Love is Canon' by Acoustic Rain in August, 2013.

Thursday, November 27, 2014


Roy Kim lends his voice for 'Pinocchio' OST

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Roy Kim sings the OST for drama 'Pinocchio' starring Park Shin Hye and Lee Jong Suk.

With his sweet and warm vocals, Roy Kim expresses the feelings from Dahl Po's character towards In Ha.

Check out the soothing acoustic song and some clips from the drama below:

Wednesday, November 26, 2014


Roy Kim to sing Lee Jong Suk's character theme song for 'Pinocchio'

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Roy Kim will be the next one to participate in the OST for SBS's drama 'Pinocchio'.

On November 26th, CJ E&M revealed that Roy Kim will be singing the theme song for Lee Jong Suk's character Choi Dal Po in 'Pinocchio'. The song is described to be accompanied by a beautiful guitar melody and heartfelt lyrics, and it helps emphasize on Choi Dal Po's one side feeling for Choi In Na even more with Roy Kim's emotioal voice.

A rep from the OST production said,"Roy Kim did his best during the recording and he also wished for th success of the drama. He took care of the staff well without losing his smile. We could work comfortably thanks to him".

Roy Kim said,"It's a drama with a pretty story so I sang with a joyful heart. I hope it will become another fun for the viewers".

Roy Kim's OST will be released on November 27th.

Sunday, October 26, 2014


Roy Kim to return to the US for studying

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On October 25, at his solo concert in Seoul, Roy Kim has revealed that he may return to the United States in January of 2015 to continue studying.

He said, "The songs from my second album are inspired by myself during my student time. I learn something new from promoting each album. From my first one, I felt how precious my fans are. I enjoy music, and I enjoy composing and producing. Everything that came after is what you guys did."

He added "I'm going to go back and study in the US in January. It's something I have to go through in order to become a better person. I'll become someone who knows how to look towards the future. My dream isn't to become a legend, and I don't think I could be. I just want to sing for a long time. Thank you so much."

Roy Kim recently made his return with his second album "Home" and received so much love and support.


Tuesday, October 14, 2014


Roy Kim releases follow-up MV for 'In Fall'

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Roy Kim follows up his music video for 'Home' with another MV for his sub title track 'In Fall'.

The MV shows the singer riding his bike along a humid street and later walks along with the warm song perfectly fit for fall season. The  track is from his 2nd studio album 'HOME" which was released on October 8.

Check it out below:

Monday, September 29, 2014


Roy Kim unveils the cover for 2nd album 'Home'

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The cover for Roy Kim's 2nd album has been unveiled.

The title track for the new album is said to be an emotional folk song which is produced by 'I'm A Singer' music director Jung Ji Chan with the guitar session by Hong Jun Ho, drums by Dan Needham, bass by Gary Lunn and Eric Darken who has worked with various world stars such as Bon Jovi, Taylor Swift...will be playing the percussion.

Music director Park In Young who has worked for Kim Dong Ryul, Yoon Sang, Park Hyo Shin albums will be in charged of the string arrangements. The string recording will be managed by 3-time Grammy Award winning Marc Urselli audio engineer.

'Home' will be released on October 8th at midnight.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

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October is Roy Kim's month, returning with a 2nd album + featured on INSTYLE magazine

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October will be a blessed month for singer Roy Kim. Aside from his nearing comeback with his 2nd album 'Home,' he will be featured on INSTYLE magazine October issue.

Roy Kim is seen relax on his poses wearing different apparels. On the photo above, he wears black and white patterned terno under a huge white trench coat. On the two photos below, he puts on a gray suit while sitting on a brown leather arm chair and on the other he's sitting on a bed wearing a blue sweater and vertically striped pants.

On the other news, Roy Kim will kick off his national tour '2014 ROYKIM LIVE TOUR ‘HOME'' at Seoul Olympic Park on October 25th & 26th and will proceed with more performances in Daegu, Daejeon, Busan, Changwon.

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SOURCE: My Daily

Monday, September 22, 2014


Roy Kim to comeback with 2nd album 'Home' this October

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Roy Kim is ready to comeback with a new album!

He will release his 2nd album 'Home' this upcoming October. For this album, it was revealed that he will be working with music director Jung Ji Chan again who produced his 1st album 'Love Love Love'. The album production is in the final stages and he has also finished filming for the new music video recently.

Roy Kim's agency said,"This will be an important album as it will show his growth and direction. He has worked hard on the album so please look forward to it".

In addition, Roy Kim will kick off his national tour '2014 ROYKIM LIVE TOUR ‘HOME'' at Seoul Olympic Park on October 25th & 26th and will proceed with more performances in Daegu, Daejeon, Busan, Changwon.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

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KBS' '1 Night 2 Days' to feature known 'bestfriends'

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On September 13th, it was revealed that actor Jo Insung and singer Roy Kim filmed an episode for KBS' '1 Night 2 Days.'

That particular episode will feature a 'best friend' special. Jo Insung and Roy Kim are known to be best buddies, and this episode will be an anticipated one because it's Jo Insung's first TV appearance in two years. The last show he was seen was SBS 'Go Show.'

Aside from Jo Insung and Roy Kim, Cha Taehyun, Jung Junyoung, Cheon Myunghoon, Kim Jaedong and Kim Kibang will also appear on the episode

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Saturday, August 23, 2014

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Roy Kim and Jung Joonyoung pose for 'Cosmopolitan'

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'Cosmopolitan' magazine featured the friendship of the two Korean singers, Roy Kim and Jung Joonyoung.

Roy Kim and Jung Joonyoung are friends since their 'Superstar K4' days. On their photo shoot for Cosmopolitan, their friendship and individual charm were captured on the lenses of the camera.  

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Sunday, July 13, 2014

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IU, Roy Kim and Dal Shabet appear on g.o.d's reunion concert

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On July 12th, g.o.d held their 15th anniversary reunion concert at Seoul’s Olympic Stadium.

Their concert was attended by approximately 14,000 fans and three known KPop artists. IU, Roy Kim and Dal Shabet were among those. 

According to reports, IU will be collaborating with g.o.d through 'Sing For Me.' It's also known that IU is a huge fan of g.o.d.

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Friday, July 4, 2014

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Roy Kim records a raw cover of Taeyang's 'Eyes, Nose, Lips'

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Roy Kim gifted himself a cover of Taeyang's "Eyes, Nose, Lips" for his birthday on July 3.

The cover is very raw and not studio-recorded so fans could hear his natural and beautiful voice. His passionate take on the song is very audible and we could also hear the gentle strum from his guitar.

Check his nostalgic cover below:

Thursday, July 3, 2014


Happy birthday to Roy Kim

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Stage Name: Roy Kim (로이킴)
Real Name: Kim Sang Woo (김상우)
Birthday: 3rd July 1993
Nickname:  Fighting Cock
Hometown: Gangnam-su, Seoul, South Korea
Education: Asheville School (NC)
Family: 1 sister and parents
Height: 175 cm
Blood Type: A
Horoscope: Cancer
Favorite Music Genre: Acoustic, Folk Rock
Favorite Singer: James Morrison, Damien Rice
Ideal Type: Han Hye-Jin, Jessica Alba, Im Soo Jung

- His fans are known as ‘Royals’. 
- Roy Kim is the winner of the Korean music competition, "Superstar K4" (2012)
- He is Rainbow Yoonhye's cousin.

Saturday, June 14, 2014

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Miss A's Suzy & Roy Kim have narration challenge before 'Connection 2014' airs

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Before the onset of 'Connection 2014,' Miss A's Suzy and SuperStar K4 winner Roy Kim were spotted having a narration challenge.

Suzy's and Roy Kim's sweet voices were chosen to be the storytellers for 'Connection 2014.' It was revealed that the objective of the narration challenge was for them to be able to relate themselves with the romantic concept of the show. 

'Connection 2014' is conceptualized differently. The dating show will have a more conservative attack. The two parties is keeping their connection through traditional letters and photo without meeting personally.

The show aired its first of four episodes on June 13th.

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Thursday, June 12, 2014

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Roy Kim to comeback with a new album in the second half of this year

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Roy Kim will make his comeback soon later this year.

An official revealed that Roy Kim has started the preparation process for his new album since the end of last month and it's scheduled to be released in the second half of this year.

According to Georgetown University, Roy Kim finished his semester and returned to Korea last May. He has lived in the USA with his family and continued with his studying since August, 2013.

Meanwhle, Roy Kim will appear with Suzy as storytellers for new variety show "Connection 2014' on June 13th.

Sunday, June 1, 2014

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Roy Kim and Suzy to be narrators for XTM's 'Connection 2014'

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Roy Kim and Suzy will lend their sweet voices for a new dating project which is co-produced by OnStyle and XTM called "Connection 2014".

"Connection 2014" will have a different concept from all the dating shows that you have watched before as they will let the two parties meet and keep in touch with each other through photos and letter without directly meeting each other. Both Roy Kim and Suzy will act as storytellers and show their reactions as well as their own perspectives from the same situations.

This show will run for 4 episodes and will start on June 13th.

Check out the first teaser below.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

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Roy Kim quietly leaves for the United States

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It is said that Roy Kim left for Washington on January 6th, and it was a quite departure that only some of his close friends knew about it.

Roy Kim after his plagiarism controversy for "Spring Spring Spring, he temporary halted all his activities and left for the U.S last August to continue his study. He enrolled in Georgetown University and studied for Bachelor Of Business Administrations in September. Then during his winter break, he returned to Korea to attend "Super Star K 5’ Top 10 Collaboration Concert" on December 28th and also hold his own special concert on 29th at Yonsei University.

He still hasn't signed with any official agency after becoming a winner of "Super Star K4" yet.


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