24 Hours (2013)
24 Hours is Sunmi’s first song as a soloist. Park Jin-young who produced this song, starting from the outfit, Music Video, and the dance. This song was released on August 20, 2013, “24 Hours” reached number two on the weekly Gaon Digital Charts and number three on Billboard’s Korea K-Pop Hot 100 chart.
On February 6, 2014 Sunmi revealed her first extended play Full Moon. Full Moon featuring Lena Park was released on February 17, 2014 along with the album and music video. The song reached number two on the weekly Gaon Digital Charts and number three on Billboard’s Korea K-pop Hot 100.
Here is the Track Listing:
- Full Moon
- 24 Hours
- Who Am I
- Frozen in Time
- If That Was You
You can check the Music Video here :
Gashina is a single by MakeUs Entertainment and The Black Label on August 22, 2017, distributed by LOEN Entertainment. Gashina is Sunmi’s first release since the disbandment of Wonder Girls and the expiration of her contract with JYP Entertainment. The song topped the Gaon Digital Chart and it has sold over 1,100,000 digital downloads as of December 2017.
Gashina was written directly by Teddy Park, Sunmi, Joe Rhee, and 24, the song was described as adancehall-style synthpop number that rocks Eastern Eastern style and a distinct rhythmic bass sound. The song debuted at number two on the Gaon Digital Chart, on the chart issue with 174,383 downloads sold. The song also debuted at number three on the US World Digital Sales Song with 1,000 downloads sold in the week ending. The song was the best 32nd selling song of 2017 with 1,190,380 downloads sold.
Heroine is also a single by MakeUs Entertainment and The Black Label and distributed by LOEN Entertainment which was released on January 18, 2018. The song is written by Sunmi and Teddy Park, and produced by Teddy alongside 24.
The song debuted at number six on the Gaon Digital Chart, on the chart issue dating January 14-20, 2018, topping the componing Download Chart. In its second week, the song reaches a new peak at number two. The song also debuted at number 3 on the US World Digital Song Sales with 2,000 downloads sold.
You can watch the Music Video here :
Siren is one of the songs from Sunmi’s album entitled Warning. The album was released on September 4, 2018 and made it to ninth place on the South Korean Albums and managed to sell more than 8,445 albums.
Here is the Track Listing :
- Black Pearl
- Secret Tape
You can watch the Music Video here :
Get to Know with Sunmi Family
On February 5, 2018 Sunmi revealed why she wanted to be an artist on variety show Talk Mon,She said, “i wasn’t going to share this story but to be honest, the reason I decided to become a celebrity is my dad. When I was in the 5th grade, I lived with my two younger brothers and sisters, but I was sick and kept getting worse, but I was transferred to the hospital because of his condition worsened. faced financial difficulties, I became the head of the house, I was immobile, so I was worried about what I should do, but to be a teacher, I had to study at least 10 more years and how should I be supposed to make money in that situation?”
She continued, “So I thought I needed to become a celebrity. At the time, young people believed that it was the fastest way to make money. And that was also when BoA sunbaenim was actively promoting so I thought I needed to become like her So, I got back and forth for auditions, then at age 14, I passed JYP auditions and became a trainee, but then there was no one who could take care of my dad, my young brothers took care of him. and I was a trainee in Seoul.”
Sunmi stated, “My dad was relieved on me a lot and sometimes whined at me. I’ve always been sending messages but training was hard. It was too much for my young self to bare. But then one day, I received a message from my dad that stated, ‘Dad is leaving first.’ I didn’t text back, thinking my dad is just whining again but he passed away the next day.”
She continued, “He passed away 3 months before my debut. My dad also dreamed of becoming a singer. I went back home to his funeral and my brothers were the head mourners. There was a letter my dad wrote to me and at the end , it stated, ‘Please be born as my daughter again in the next life.”
Sunmi’s younger siblings also managed to steal the attention of netizens, they are Lee Sun-dong and Lee Seung-dong. Visuals from Sunmi’s younger siblings amazed netizens because the three of them had very perfect visuals, even Sunmi’s younger siblings had become netizens’ conversations.