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Jooyoung in 2015
Background information
Kim Joo-young
Born (1991-03-09) March 9, 1991 (age 28)
Cheongju, South Korea
WebsiteOfficial website
Korean name
Revised RomanizationKim Juyeong
McCune-ReischauerKim Juy?ng

Kim Joo-young (Korean; born March 9, 1991),[1] better known by the mononym Jooyoung, is a South Korean singer-songwriter. He debuted in 2010 has released several singles and two extended plays, From Me To You (2012) and Fountain (2018).[2][3]


Prior to his debut under RealCollabo, Jooyoung and his schoolmate Shin Dong-woo (who later debuted as B1A4's CNU) created a J&D duo for 2009 Chinchin Youth Song Festival. They had a band named (Gapgol), and Jooyoung's nickname was (Gapjoo).[4]

RealCollabo days (2010-2013)

Jooyoung was first introduced to public through a cover of George Benson's Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You uploaded on October 11, 2010 on RealCollabo's YouTube channel as RealCollabo's 2nd artist. A month later he released another cover of Jeremy Passion's Well Done. He finally debuted on December 7 with digital single " (Same as You)".

On December 11, 2012 he released his first mini album "From Me to You" with self composed song " ?" as title track, which also marked his debut as songwriter.[2]

RealCollabo held its 'RealCollabo Live' concert, 'Siaena & Jooyoung RealCollabo Live 001' on January 18, 2013 at Hongdae V Hall. After this, he started guesting at other singers' showcases and concerts.

Leaving Real Collabo (2013-2014)

Jooyoung announced his departure from RealCollabo on April 4, 2013 via his personal Twitter. After leaving RealCollabo, he moved to Belikewater Records. He was featured on Lyn's song "High Heel", and guested on her showcase performing the song. On September 30, he released digital single "Popstar", produced by Jay Chong.[5]

He made a guest appearance on one of his best friend, Kim Feel's showcase held at DiDimHall Hongdae on November 28. He guested again on Kim Feel's 1st 'Another Concert' at Jazz Story, Seoul the following year.

Together with Go Hyung-suk, he helped B1A4's CNU composing the latter's first solo song, " (Drunk with Music)", released on January 13, 2014. On the same year, Jooyoung and CNU teamed up with Jooyoung's former label mate Cheeze composing "Drive", released on July 14.

Joining Starship (2014-now)

On July 30, Starship announced Jooyoung as their new artist under Starship X label and released his cover of Jeff Bernat's Call You Mine.[6] He also made appearance as Starship's team member in Mnet's Singer Game, and became a hot topic because of his performance and eye-contact strategy.[7]

He collaborated with former label mate d.ear composing "Taxi on the phone" for Topp Dogg's Kidoh, released on September 26. His first release under Starship X is digital single " (Erase)", which is a collaboration project with Sistar's Hyolyn featuring runner up of Show Me the Money season 3, Iron.[8] Digital single "Erase" also contains a remake version of his debut song, "Same as You". He then participated in Starship Planet's 2014 winter song, Love is You.

Jooyoung joined 'Starship X Concert' in Busan on August 16,[9] and 'Starship X All Night Concert' in Seoul on December 5, 2014[10] with label mates Mad Clown, Junggigo, Hyolyn, Soyou, and Nuboyz (Shownu, Wonho, and Jooheon of Monsta X, and #Gun). On April 4, 2015 along with Kim Feel, Mad Clown, and Hanhae he guested on 'Rolling Saypop Concert Vol.1 ELUPHANT Fly me to the moon'.[11] On May 23, he performed on Greenplugged Seoul 2015.[12] He also made a guest appearance on one of K.Will's 2015 Small Hall Concert.

Along with his label mates, Jooyoung appeared on Starship's first idol survival show No.Mercy as guest judge from episode 6 to episode 9. On episode 9, his team won the fourth debut mission and got to release the song "0 (YOUNG)".[13]

Jooyoung released single "91" for free on June 14, 2015 in order to celebrate his mother's birthday. On August 27, he released his third single "3", a double title track digital single.[14] He also took part on collaboration with his old label mates Ra.D, d.ear, and Brother Su, releasing "Draw You". It is a remake of d.ear's old song which is also the last release of RealCollabo.[15]

As of November 26, 2015 Jooyoung enlisted in military service.[16] Starship announced his enlistment the next month right after the release of "Love Line", surprising fans and public. He finished his basic training on December 24 and has started serving as public service officer.[17]

In spite of him still serving in military, Jooyoung kept releasing songs he had recorded before leaving for army. He still took part on Starship Planet's 2015 winter song " (Softly)". On January 7, 2016 he released his first soundtrack "? (Can You Hear Me)" for SBS drama Remember: War of the Son.[18] On February 14, 2016 Jooyoung along with K.Will, Junggigo, and Brother Su released special Valentine song, " (Cook for Love)".[19]

In early 2018, Jooyoung completed his mandatory military service and returned to Starship Entertainment. On March 2, 2018, Jooyoung released a mini-album by the title of Fountain as a surprise to announce he had completed his service.

From April to May 2018, Jooyoung was a contestant on the Mnet show, Breakers.[20] He progressed until the semi-finals where he was eliminated.

On September 4, 2018, Jooyoung released a double single which contained two songs, "N/A" and "Inn".

On May 31, 2019, Jooyoung released a single, "Lost". On June 30, 2019, Jooyoung released a single " (Pure Happiness)" which included 3 songs, "Wipe It Up", "Pure Happiness () (Feat. George)" and "Samchong View ( View) (Feat. pH-1)".


Extended plays

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
From Me to You
  • Released: December 11, 2012
  • Label: RealCollabo
  • Format: CD, Digital download
-- N/A
Fountain 75
"--" denotes release did not chart.


Title Year Peak chart positions Album

As lead artist
"Same As You" ( ) 2010 -- Non-album single
"All Of You" 2012 -- From Me to You
"From Me To You" ( ?) --
"Popstar" () 2013 -- Non-album single
"Downtown Love"
feat. Whale & Mad Clown
2015 -- 3 single album
feat. Superbee
"Dive" 2018 -- Fountain
feat. pH-1
-- Non-album singles
"N/A" --
"Lost" 2019 --
"Pure Happiness" ()
feat. George
"Erase" ()
with Hyolyn feat. Iron
2014 9 Non-album single
"Love Is You"
with Starship Planet
10 Starship Planet 2014
"0 (Young)"
with Giriboy & Mad Clown feat. No Mercy
2015 71 NO.MERCY Part 3
"Draw You" ( )
with Ra.D, d.ear & Brother Su
25 Non-album single
"Softly" ()
with Starship Planet
24 Starship Planet 2015
"Love Line"
with Hyolyn & Bumkey
27 Non-album single
"Cook for Love" ()
with K.Will, Junggigo & Brother Su
2016 23 Non-album single
As featured artist
"I Shouldn't Have Gone" (? )
Kim Jin-pyo feat. Jooyoung
2011 39 JP6
"You & Me" ( )
Kisum feat. Jooyoung
2015 34 Non-album single
Crucial Star feat. Jooyoung
-- Boyhood
"--" denotes release did not chart.

Soundtrack appearances

Title Year Album
"Can You Hear Me?" (?) 2016 Remember: War of the Son
"I'll do it every day" (? ) 2018 Wok of Love

Works as songwriter

Year Title Artist Album Role
2012 "Take a Breath" Jooyoung From Me to You Co-producer, co-arranger
"All of You"
"Hang Up the Phone" Co-producer
"From Me to You" Lyricist, producer, arranger
"Hang Up the Phone (Rap Ver.)" Co-producer
2013 "High Heel" Lyn Le Grand Bleu Co-lyricist, co-producer
"Popstar" Jooyoung Non-album single
2014 "Drunk With Music" CNU (Solo song) Who Am I Co-producer
"Drive" B1A4 Solo Day
"Taxi On the Phone" Kidoh Small Album
"Erase" Hyolyn & Jooyoung Non-album single Co-lyricist
2015 "0 (Young)" Giriboy, Mad Clown, Jooyoung, Jooheon, Kihyun, Wonho, I.M, Seokwon NO.MERCY, Pt. 2 Co-lyricist, co-producer
"Evening Primrose" Eluphant Man On the Moon Co-producer
"You & I" Kisum & Jooyoung Non-album single Co-lyricist
"Downtown Love" Jooyoung 3 Co-lyricist, co-producer
"Wet" Co-lyricist
2017 "Baby" Primary feat. Jooyoung Shininryu () Co-lyricist, co-producer
"Where Are You Now" Kim Yeong-Geun () Under Wall Road


2018 "Daydream" Jooyoung Fountain Co-lyricist, co-composer
"First" Jooyoung feat. Sole
"Wine" Jooyoung feat. G.Soul
"Planet Girl" Jooyoung feat. ph-1
"Fountain" Jooyoung
"Where Are We" Jooyoung feat. YEIN Non-album single
"Prada" Jooyoung feat. ph-1
"N/A" Jooyoung N/A
"Inn" Co-Composer
2019 "Just Friends" GXXD (Girlnexxtdoor) feat. Goopy GXXD Co-lyricist
"Tree Only Look at You"

( )

Heize feat. Jooyoung She's Fine Co-composer
"Questions" Thama feat. Jooyoung Pre
"Lost" Jooyoung Non-album single Co-lyricist, co-composer,


"Wipe It Up" Jooyoung Pure Happiness ()
"Pure Happiness ()" Jooyoung feat. (George) Co-composer, co-arranger
"Samchong View ( View)" Jooyoung feat. pH1 Co-lyricist, co-composer

Music Videos

Year Title Starring Album Video
2012 "From Me to You" Irene Kim, Jooyoung From Me to You CJ E&M
2013 "Popstar" Yeo Yeon-hee, Jooyoung Non-album single CJ E&M
2014 "Erase" Takuya, Hyolyn, Jooyoung Non-album single 1thek (?)
"Love Is You" K.Will, Sistar, Boyfriend, Mad Clown, Junggigo, Jooyoung Starship Planet 2014 1theK (?)
2015 "Hide and Seek" Mad Clown, Jooyoung Piece of Mine starshipTV
"0 (Young)" Giriboy, Mad Clown, Jooyoung, Jooheon, Kihyun, Wonho, I.M, Seokwon NO.MERCY, Pt. 3 1theK (?)
"You & I" Kisum, Jooyoung Non-album single 1theK (?)
"Wet" Bora, Jooyoung 3 1theK (?)
"Love Line" Hyolyn, Bumkey, Jooyoung Non-album single 1theK (?)
"Softly" K.Will, Sistar, Boyfriend, Monsta X, Mad Clown, Junggigo, Jooyoung, Yoo Seung-woo, Brother Su, Exy Starship Planet 2015 1theK (?)
2018 ?Dive" Jooyoung Fountain starshipTV
?Daydream" starshipTV
?N/A? N/A starshipTV
?Inn? starshipTV
2019 "Lost" Lost starshipTV


TV variety shows

Year Title Network Notes
2014 Singer Game Mnet Starship Team with K.Will, Mad Clown & Junggigo
You Hee-yeol's Sketchbook KBS2 Guest with Hyolyn on Episode 252
2015 NO.MERCY Mnet Guest judge for Episode 6-10
Weekly Idol MBC Every 1 Guest with Mad Clown and Junggigo on Episode 182
Idol Star Athletics Championship MBC Running 60m & basketball (Gangnam Lakers Team)
Kim Feel's Feelstagram Mnet Guest with Park Kwang-sun of Ulala Session
2018 King of Masked Singer MBC Competed as "The Front" on Episodes 167 & 168
Breakers Mnet Contestant


Year Award-Giving Body Category Result
2009 CUVISM Magazine Honey Voice of the Year[23] Won

Music program awards

The Show

The Show (? ?) is a South Korean music program aired by SBS MTV.

Year Date Song
2014 November 25 "Erase" (with Hyolyn)


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