JUNNY (주니) is a South Korean-Canadian singer-songwriter under MAUVE Company. He made his debut on April 6, 2017, with the EP “Monochrome”.
|Stage Name||JUNNY (주니)|
|Birth Name||Kim Hyeong-Jun (김형준)|
|Birthday||April 6, 1996,|
|Age||27 years old (in 2023)|
– Junny is the eldest of two brothers.
– Dogs are his preferred pets over cats. He adores canines.
– He has been a resident of Vancouver, Canada since he was four years old.
– He enjoys sports activities.
– He lives in Seoul, South Korea.
– In December 2018, he relocated to South Korea.
– He relocated to South Korea to pursue his musical goals.
– Because of his older brothers, he grew up listening to much Korean music.
– His interests include singing, playing the guitar, and building with LEGOS. One of his favorite pastimes is building LEGOs.
– He and his family are huge fans of IU, so he was surprised and thrilled to be allowed to sing the lead vocals on one of her songs.
– Junny’s MBTI type is ENFP.
– He is fluent in English and Korean.
– On his right arm, he has a tattoo.
– His ambition was to work as a vocal instructor in South Korea.
– His main artistic influences are the artists with whom he collaborates and his older brother, a painter.
– His song AURA is inspired by an experience that occurred to him.
– 2019 was a year of learning and growth as an artist for him.
– He draws musical inspiration from the United States, notably Chris Brown.
– He tried out for K-pop Star 2.
– When he was writing songs for SoundCloud back in Vancouver, a producer got in touch with him to let him know that Luhan (formerly of EXO) wanted to buy his song. After Junny sold the song, he decided to travel to Korea.
– He has worked on songs with musicians like IU, Luhan (ex-EXO), NCT Dream, and KAI of EXO.
– For the first 12 episodes of Season 2, he co-hosted the Dive Studios podcast “Get Real” with Ashley Choi.
– He de-stresses by listening to music.
– Junny claims to be terrible with names.
– His sleeping style is to sleep with his mouth open.
– He’s also a composer and producer looking to collaborate with idols and other musicians.
– He is good friends with Youha, a singer-songwriter.
– He says his personality: “I’m super sensitive about certain things, I’m not gonna say what”.
– Fresh air, the smell of nature, a brunch diner called JAM diner, and family are among the things he misses about Vancouver.
– He enjoys playing with and fiddling with smartphones.
– If he weren’t a musician, he might have worked at the Apple Store
– He wanted to study opera, but he dropped out after learning that he would have to learn two new languages.
– Junny fandom name is JUNNIVERSE
– His favorite coffee is a hot Americano.
– Galbi-jjim is his favorite Korean dish.
– He speaks two languages Korean and English
– When he first arrived in Korea, he reportedly approached GOT7’s JAY B.
– He was first invited to ‘Song Camp’ by SM.
– He grew up listening to Korean masterpieces played by his parents.
– Junny earned his stripes by working with minGtion on songs for S.M. artists.
– He is a member of Club Maytel, a writer-producer combo with Odlin Block (Dylan McNulty), and ALIVEMINDS Crew alongside EastK, Lil Gimch, and Woogs.
– He completed half a year of classical voice instruction before abandoning it because he disliked singing in Italian and German.
– He wrote his first song when he was 14-15 years old.
– His childhood ambition was to be a soccer and basketball player.
– He decided to pursue music as a career at Douglas College, first as a vocal student and eventually becoming a vocal trainer.
– When he was a kid, he played the trumpet.
– Junny began learning to play the guitar at a young age.
– When he initially arrived in Korea, he shared a modest studio space with many other musicians.
– Junny’s Spotify artist channel is around 1.4 million monthly listeners with the song By My Side topping 23-million-plus plays.
– In 2021 he collaborated with GOT7’s Jay B, on “Nostalgia.”
– He collaborated on the song “Made In You” by EXO frontman Suho with well-known composer Park Geun-Tae and songwriter minGtion.
– He finally released his first studio album Blanc on Aug. 12, after months of preparation.
– He collaborated with artists such as pH-1, Paloalto, Jiselle, Punchnello, and Kid Milli.
– He joined the R&B soul group FFSHORE in 2020. iHwak, HNMR, ROYAL DIVE, JOMALXNE, MIRROR BOY, ROSEINPEACE, and JayB from GOT7 are also members.
Likes & Dislikes:
– He likes cuisine and would like to meet Chef Baek Jong-won.
– He enjoys listening to R&B tunes from the 1990s to now.
– He likes a person who laughs a lot.
– TWICE is his favorite girl group, and he is a huge lover of their music.
– He dislikes people who eat with their mouths open.
– He would like to work with an American vocalist named Bazzi.
– He enjoys watching movies and football.
– He is a follower of Korean footballer Son Heung-min.
– His favorite karaoke songs are “I Miss You” by Kim Bum-soo and “Can’t You” by Hweseung, as he believes that Korean ballad songs should be sung when going to karaoke.
– NIKE DUNK are his favorite sneakers.
– His Favorite perfume is Tom Ford Neroli Portofino’s scent
– His most streamed include ‘Thank You’, ‘By My Side’, ‘Playing with Fire’ and ’ Hide and Sick’
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