Author: Dearna Smith
Kim Jaejoong, from a very young age had the dream of becoming a singer. Learning on his own he went from being ridiculed in school for having a bad voice to the renowned artist he is today. This story is only a small fraction of the journey that Jaejoong led.
‘Idol’ is not the singular term Jaejoong should be referenced as. Instead he is a passionate man who is constantly dedicated to improving himself. He now holds the titles of singer, songwriter, actor, musician, businessman, director, designer and one must we not forget, artist. As you discover the numerous exceptional characteristics of Jaejoong you cannot help but to admire his talent. He has worked with great determination to reach a point where it is almost as if it was destined from the beginning. This article will highlight some of the profuse attributes and achievements of the star that is Jaejoong.
Jaejoong has been mesmerising onlookers for years with an exquisitely angelic voice. His tone takes on a light, illuminated colour that is in no way lacking when it comes to a lengthy range. You tend to linger on every extension of his voice, anticipating the next. Jaejoong impresses you further with his ability to flawlessly switch between the volume and intensity in his voice. Not only does it allow him to match with others, creating some smoothly blended harmonies; he also creates a dynamic piece on his own. In these moments he may be the sole singer, but it feels as if there are numerous voices singing in tranquillity. Such examples of this are evident throughout Jaejoong’s solo performances. Another thing that is prominent through such tracks is his awareness for his own voice. With a new level of musical freedom, Jaejoong was able to explore himself as a vocalist. Delving into new genres, such as rock in his first solo mini album ‘I’, it is clear he knows where his voice fits best. This refreshing experimentation and ultimately success in multiple genres is just one of the many things Jaejoong has done to emerge as a respectable artist. Read More →
Singer Kim Junsu will be enlisting on February 9th next year.
Gyeonggi Nambu Provincial Police Agency had Kim Junsu included on its registry of successful candidates for the 348th Conscripted Policemen Public Relations Unit via their official homepage on the [November] 21st. He will be entering at Nonsan Army Training Center.
In the afternoon on the same day, Kim Junsu’s agency C-JeS Entertainment representative stated: “It is true about the fact of Kim Junsu’s February enlistment,” and, “He did get into the Conscripted Policemen Public Relations Unit”.
Ahead of his enlistment into the army, Kim Junsu will be engaged with activities. He will hold his year-end concert at Jamsil Indoor Stadium for 3 days from the 9th to the 11th of next month [December], and also be involved in musical ‘Death Note’ that’s rerunning at Seoul Arts Center’s Opera House in January 2017. This will likely be Kim Junsu’s last work before his enlistment.
[NEWS] After discharged from ROKA in December, Kim Jaejoong to hold nationwide/overseas concert tours right away in January 2016 starting in Seoul
Kim Jaejoong will meet his fans in concerts within a month of his discharge.
CJeS Entertainment announced that Kim Jaejoong will prepare for his concerts as soon as he is discharged in December and begin his concert tour in January next year. Concert tour will start in Seoul and will be held nationwide. Overseas concert tour are in talk as well. CJeS is working on the preparation regarding this. They will start the production of the concerts as soon as Jaejoong is discharged.
Kim Jaejoong can hold concerts tour right after his discharge because he released his second studio album NO.X last february. He is familiar with his stage performance routine since he had filmed videos for his hologram concerts held in Japan and Korea before his enlistment. This could keep the period of his absence at minimum due to his military service.
Kim Jaejoong perfected NO.X before his enlistment in order to gift it to his fans while he served in the army. It was released on february 12th, 2016 and took number 1 spot on iTunes overall chart in Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, Japan, Philippines and Hong Kong. The title track “Love You More” was nominated in KBS2’s Music Bank confirming his continued popularity in Korea and overseas.
Kim Jaejoong began his military service on march 31th, 2015 at the 1st Infantry Division recruit camp and now is serving in the 55th Infantry Division ROKA.
Kim Junsu’s year-end concert will continue this year too.
C-JeS Entertainment, on October 24th, stated, “Kim Junsu expects to hold his year-end solo concert, spent together with fans at the end this year, too, at Jamsil Indoor Stadium for two days on December 10th and 11th”.
Continuing they said, “This performance where Kim Junsu –who’s become a see-it-to-believe-it actor as a singer, as a loved vocalist, as a musical actor– will be presenting his own ballad, OST, musical numbers together with an orchestra has been passionately loved at the end of the year, every year. The first ticket open will be held via MelOn Ticket on October 28th at 2 PM [KST]”.
Presented first in 2012, Kim Junsu’s Ballad & Musical Concert and the special stage setup conducted every year, of course, has continued for 5 years amid praises calling it a banquet of harmony created by a full orchestra and Kim Junsu as an all-live. The performance this year has become known to be a time where, for the past 6 years, Kim Junsu covers gem-like numbers with on a musical stage that was presented.
The representative stated, “The performances this time will have Director Kim Moon-jung –who’s undertaken musical ‘Dorian Gray’’s compositions– holding the baton and keeping in tune with Kim Junsu once again. The orchestra & live band, and musical ‘Dorian Gray’ ensemble and Kim Junsu are expected to give a super-exclusive concert with a wide array of emotions. Before we knew it, they are in the middle of preparing performances that cannot compare with the previous performances, as much as it has been welcomed the five times. We hope you look very much forward to it”.
Meanwhile Kim Junsu’s year-end concert is slated to be held starting in Seoul in December and up to a Japan tour.