A VOICE THAT TOUCHES YOUR HEART.
For the first time, Tim Hwang, Korea’s legendary “Prince of Ballads”, will be on a special tour to meet his fans up close and personal.
As the voice of numerous soundtracks from hit Korean dramas, including “Secret Garden’, “49 Days”, “A Thousand Kisses” and “Queen of Reversal”, Tim will be spending a memorable time sharing beautiful music with you.
Represented by Sony Music Entertainment Korea, Tim arrives riding on the success of his recent mini album release (‘A Long Day’) in November last year. This follows the remarkable sales of his previous five albums, the debut being ‘First TIM’ in 2003, which sold over 100,000 copies, garnered numerous awards including ‘Rookie of the Year’ at the Korean Music Awards and launched him into international fame.
Tim is a rare commodity in the Korean music world as he is comfortably bi-lingual and sings in English and Korean. His childhood was a time of great musical exploration as Tim spent it honing his vocal skills in the choir and mastered the saxaphone, drums, piano and guitar. Tim has landed plum hosting roles such as MTV Korea’s ‘Tim’s World’, which followed the lives and struggles of musicians striving for their big break.
Most recently, Tim has been making waves in Indonesia, as he plays the lead in the Korean-Indonesian co-production, ‘Saranghae, I Love You’. This is his debut attempt as an actor in a drama series. Tim’s duet with top Indonesian singer, Astrid, for the show’s theme song, ‘Saranghamnida’, exploded across the country’s radio charts as a number one hit in April this year.
In September, Tim held his first solo concert in Jakarta before an audience of 8,000 and commanding as high as SGD 450 per ticket. From 20 November 2012, Tim will play opposite Jessica from Girls’ Generation in Broadway musical, ‘Legally Blonde’, in Seoul before embarking on his first S.E.A. fan-meeting showcase tour.