Showing posts with label Roy Kim. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Roy Kim. Show all posts
Sunday, October 26, 2014

Roy Kim to return to the US for studying

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'

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

Roy Kim and Jung Joonyoung pose for 'Cosmopolitan'

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Roy Kim quietly leaves for the United States

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.
Saturday, October 12, 2013

Roy Kim's voice is heard again on an acoustic track 'Seoul, Here' for 'Reply 1994' OST!

Roy Kim is in the USA where he's continuing his studies at the Georgetown University.

However, his voice is heard again through "Seoul, Here" for 'Reply 1994' OST which he recorded before leaving for States. It is an acoustic remix of the theme song of 1994 MBC drama 'The Moon of Seoul'.

'Reply 1994' is set to premiere on the 18th with the release of Roy Kim's "Seoul, Here" online on the same day also.

Watch the music video of the acoustic version:

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’2013 MelOn Music Awards' nominees unveiled!

2013 MelOn Music Awards revealed a teaser for their upcoming event unleashing their twelve nominees!

#1 SISTAR's Give it to Me

#2 Psy's Gentleman

#3 4Minute's What's your Name?

#4 Roy Kim's Bom Bom Bom

#5 f(x)'s Rum Pum Pum Pum

#6 Girls' Generation's I Got a Boy

#7 SHINee's Dream Girl

#8 G-Dragon's Who You

#9 Dynamic Duo's Baaam

#10 Lee Hyori's Bad Girls

#11 BEAST's Shadow

#12 EXO's Growl

The award ceremony will be live aired on LOEN MUSIC‘sYoutube channel. It will be held on November 14th at 19:00 KST at Olympic Gymnastic Hall. 

Watch the teaser below:

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Monday, August 26, 2013

Roy Kim bids goodbye to fans before leaving to US

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Singer Roy Kim bid his goodbye to his fans before leaving to the United States to continue his education.

On August 25th, Roy Kim wrote on his Twitter, “I am always thankful. I’ll learn a lot and come back. To my people, always be healthy and I love you so much. May Peace, Love and Happiness be with you all Forever.”

Roy Kim, who was originally set to enter Georgetown University last September, has took two semesters off to participate in ‘Superstar K4' and to focus on his music career. On August 25, he finally left for the United States to pursue his degree.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Roy Kim leaving to America to enter college

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Singer Roy Kim will wrap up promotional activities for his first album and fly to the United States to continue his education.

Roy Kim, who was originally set to enter Georgetown University last September, has took two semesters off to participate in 'Superstar K4' and to focus on his music career. He was planning on taking another leave of absence but Georgetown University notified that they cannot permit extension anymore

The singer will now be withdrawing from MBC FM4U ‘Roy Kim & Jeong Jun Young’s Close Friend’ after August 18th, and will be leaving to the United States on the 25th.

Roy Kim said, “I’ll put my best effort to be more mature person with my new university life and more study on music. I’d also like to express particular thanks for my fans.”
Friday, July 19, 2013

[130719] A Pink wins on Music Bank’s ‘K-Chart’ + Other Performances

KBS “Music Bank” is back this week full of amazing performances!

The July 19th episode of the show features the much-anticipated comeback performance of INFINITE as well as solo debut stage of Voice Korea’s finalist Yoo Sung Eun.

Other performers tonight included Jewelry, A Pink, 4minute, Girl’s Day, Roy Kim, Ailee, Dal Shabet, Geeks, John Park, Stellar, A-JAX, HEYNE, MYNAME, Pia, BESTie, 2EYES, Boys Republic, MR.MR and Colla Voice.

And for the highlight of the show, A Pink won on this week’s K-Chart with their latest title track, “NoNoNo”!

Congratulations A Pink!

Next Week’s Comeback:



AOA Black

Tonight’s Performances:

Colla Voice


Boys Republic








John Park

Yoo Sung Eun (Debut Stage)


Dal Shabet


Roy Kim

Girl’s Day


A Pink


Thursday, July 18, 2013

Performances from Mnet’s ‘2013 20’s Choice Awards’

On July 18, Mnet held the one and only summer awards ceremony for youth, the ‘20’s Choice Awards’ which took place at Ilsan’s KINTEX Exhibition Hall. The exciting event was hosted by Shinhwa’s Lee Min Woo and Jun Jin, and TV personality Kim Seul Ki.

The 7th 20’s Choice Awards was packed with a fresh wave of top stars which battled out in a variety of categories which include 20’s Performance, 20’s Mwave Global Star, 20’s Voice and more for a total of 20 categories.

In addition, several top stars delivered their amazing performances including, 2NE1, Shinhwa, SISTAR, INFINITE, SHINee, Roy Kim, Girl’s Day, Verbal Jint, Daybreak as well as other collaboration stages.

Check out the performances below:


Verbal Jint & Bumkey + Girl’s Day

Show Me The Money

Roy Kim + Daybreak




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