Complete Information About Singer Han Dong-geun (Profile, Facts, Scandal, Controversy, ETC)

Han Dong-geun, A Ballad Singer

Han Dong Geun is a South Korean singer under Pledis Entertainment. He began his career in 2014 with his debut song “Making a New Ending for This Story.” He has risen to become one of the most recognized artists in the Korean music industry in 2016. His next single, “Amazing You” ranked high on online music charts, becoming one of the top ballads released in 2016. In this article, Channel-Korea will provide you with an explanation of everything about Han Dong Geun. Stay tuned!

Han Dong-geun’s Profile
  • Full Name: Han Dong Geun (한동근)
  • Date of Birth: May 9th, 1993
  • Birthplace: Gumi, Gyeongsangbukdo
  • Occupation: Singer
  • Genre: Vocalist (Pop Ballad)
  • Education: Studied in California for 4 years
  • Debut Date: September 30th, 2014
  • Agency: Pledis Entertainment

Han Dong-geun in MBC’s Star Audition 3

In 2013, Han Dong Geun joined the MBC survival show, Star Audition 3. The show aired its finale on March 1st, and it was an intense battle between the ‘Top 2’ contestants Park Soo Jin and Han Dong Geun. Han Dong Geun singed Boohwal’s classic hit “Never Ending Story” that led him to the winning title. Han Dong Geun revealed his reason for choosing the song, saying, “I want to have a never-ending story like the song title.”

The judges, Brave Brothers said, “Han Dong Geun’s style has charm. It was an amazing stage filled with emotions.” The leader of Boohwal, Kim Tae Won, was also impressed by Han Dong Geun’s performance, “It was like I could touch your voice with my hands.”

Debut in 2014 Making A New Ending For This Story

On September 30th, 2014, Han Dong Geun officially debuted with the digital single Making A New Ending For This Story. He released the music video to his second single “Unread” on December 9th, 2014.


Han Dong-geun’s Discography

Studio Albums

Album Details
Your Diary
  • Release Date: May 5th, 2017
  • Label: Pledis Entertainment
  • Formats: CD, digital download


Extended Plays

Album Details
Broken People
  • Release Date: December 4th, 2017
  • Label: Pledis Entertainment
  • Formats: CD, digital download



Year Title Album
2014 Making A New Ending For This Story
(이 소설의 끝을 다시 써보려 해)
Non-album single
2014 Unread (읽지 않음) Non-album single
2015 Between the Two of Us
(with Kim Jung-ah)
Non-album single
2016 Amazing You (그대라는 사치) Non-album single
2017 Crazy (미치고 싶다) Your Diary
2017 Undoable (안 될 사랑) Broken People



Year Title
2015 Pledis Duet Project ‘Parting’ (with Jungah)
2017 Forever Young (with Bumzu)



Year Title
2016 Hwarang OST Part 1

Awards and Nominations

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2016 Asia Artist Awards Rising Star Award Won
2016 MBC Entertainment Awards Best Newcomer Award (Music/Talk Show) Won
2017 Seoul Music Awards EPK Discovery Award Won
2017 Gaon Chart Music Awards Discovery of the Year Won
2017 Mnet Asian Music Awards Best Vocal Performance Male Solo Crazy (미치고 싶다) Nominated
2017 Mnet Asian Music Awards Song of the Year Nominated
2018 Gaon Chart Music Awards Song of the Year – May Nominated


Music Videos

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