When you dream, dream big because dreams really do come true. Baek Ah Yeon once only hoped to have a successful cancer treatment but she received more than that – she’s now one of Korea’s idol sweethearts who continuously inspire people that living your dream is just a breath away.
Born on 11th March 1993, Ah Yeon has been blessed with musical skills enough to bring her to stardom. She joined the famous South Korean reality TV competition, K-Pop Star (Season 1) to be a step closer to living her dream of sharing her talent to the world. She became one of the three finalists of the competition alongside Park Ji Min (now a member of the duo 15& under JYP Ent.)and Lee Ha Yi (now a solo artist from YG with screen name Lee Hi). She may not have won the contest, but Ah Yeon won the hearts of many as she immediately received numerous phone calls from a number of entertainment agencies after she got eliminated to showcase her fresh, sweet and smooth vocals.
Being brave to face all the trials that come her way, particularly the cancer treatment, JYP referred to her as a person with a “Steel Heart”. After Park Ji Min signed a contract with JYP Entertainment, Ah Yeon also decided to sign under the same label. On 2nd September 2012,JYP Entertainment announced Ah Yeon’s debut album, I’m Baek. One of the songs in the album entitled Always was produced by Junsu of 2PM and was also featured on it. Following the agency’s announcement, a teaser of Ah Yeon’s debut song was released on 5th September 2012 titled Sad Song. The MV for Sad Song was released on the 10th September 2012 and a classic version with pianist Lee Jin Wook and Odd Eye was launched on the 13th September 2012. The album garnered much love and support and it paved the way for Ah Yeon’s next album.
Baek Ah Yeon recently released her second mini album, A Good Girl, on 17th June 2013. She is currently promoting her music through various television music shows and radio guestings. With all the candy covers and light aura that Ah Yeon currently present the audience, one thing is certain – there is definitely more to hear from this young and talented sweetheart with a steel heart.
Written by Jkod