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      LEE YOUNG-CHOON

      Born in June 23, 1958

      Born in Haeundae-Gu, Busan, Korea

      Address: 657-177, Hannam 1-Dong, Yongsan-Gu, Seoul, Korea

      Debuted in 1982 through a singing constest "A New Singer"
      of the national broadcasting station KBS
      (Korean Broadcasting System)


   

1982
Dubuted by winning a singing contest "A New Singer" of KBS for five weeks in a row(1982)

1983
Hit song “the lost 30 years” through a program of KBS “Reunion of dispersed family members between South and North Koreas”(1983)
Chosen as one of “The Best Seven Singers of the Year” of KBS(1983)

1985
Released the 2nd album “Compass”(1985)

1986
Released the 3rd album “The Starting Point”(1986)

1989
Released the 4th album “Cause I Feel Sad”(1989)

1990
Released the 5th album “Leave Me alone”(1990)
Chosen as one of “The Best Ten Singers of the Year” of the Munwha Broadcasting Company (MBC)(1990)

1991
Released the 6th album “Let's Dance the Cha Cha Cha”(1991)
Participated in a consolatory performance for Korean residents in Tashkent in commemoration of founding of MBC(1991)

1992
Released the 7th album “Woman, woman, woman”(1992)
Participated in a consolatory performance of MBC for Korean residents in Sakhalin in commemoration of the 47th anniversary of the Independence Day of Korea(1992)
Participated in a performance casting South and North Korean entertainers for the first time (1992)
Chosen as one of “The Best Ten Singers of the Year” of the Hankuk Daily and Daily Sports (1992)
Chosen as one of “The Best Singers of the Year” of KBS (1992)
Chosen as one of “The Best Singers of the Year” of MBC (1992)

1993
Completed the Mater’s of Business Administration program at Kunkook University, Seoul (February, 1993)
Organized Dinner Show celebrating the 10th anniversary since his debut “the lost 30 years” at Ramada Renaissance Hotel Seoul (February 14, 1993)
Won the “Best Male Singer” in a singing contest cherishing the memory of a deceased singer Nam, In-su (April 6, 1993)
Won the “Most Popular Song” in a singing contest “This is the most popular song!” of MBC (April 23, 1993)
Won the “Most Popular Song” for the second time in a row in a singing contest “This is the most popular song!” of MBC (May 7, 1993)
Won the “Most Popular Song” for the third time in a row in a singing contest “This is the most popular song!” of MBC (May 28, 1993)
Released a new song “You are the only woman I loved” (November 1st, 1993)
(Released a Golden Disk celebrating the 11th anniversary of his debut, including new songs)
Chosen as one of the “Best Male Singers of the Year” by the Entertainment Information Newspaper Inc. (November 3rd, 1993)
Chosen as one of the “Best Ten Singers of the Year” of Moving Image and Music Award organized by Hankuk Daily and Daily Sports (December 12, 1993)
Won the Korean Music Award of MBC (December 31, 1993)

1994
Won the “Best Male Trot (a genre of Korean pop music) Singer” of the 1st Korean Entertainment Award (February 28, 1994)
Won the “Best Singer” of the 2nd Korean Art Performer Award (June 16, 1994)
Participated in a charitable activity organized by the Korea Entertainment Association (September 8, 1994)
Organized Dinner Show at Lotte Hotel Seoul (1994)
Won the “Distinguished Service Medal” of the Korea Entertainment Association at a charitable Dinner Show (October 18, 1994)
Won the first prize (two times) and “Best Male Singer” (one time) organized by the Entertainment Information Newspaper Inc. (November 11, 1994)
Chosen as one of the “Best Singer of the Year” of the 5th Seoul Pop Music Award organized by the Daily Sports Seoul (December 2, 1994)
Chosen as one of “The Best Singers of the Year” of KBS (December 30, 1994)
Performed at the MBC Song Festival (Decemebr 31, 1994)

1995
Won the “Best Male Trot Singer” of the 2nd Korean Entertainment Award (February 28, 1995)
Invited as a guest singer at the “Paeksang Arts Awards” (March 23, 1995)
Released the 8th album “A Woman Dancing Samba” (April, 1995)
His mother Kwack, Su-ja was chosen as one of the five art performers by “1995 Great Mother of Art Performer Award” at the National Theater of Korea (May 2, 1995)
Invited as a guest singer of MBC Miss Korea Contest (May 13, 1994)
Performed the “KOREA M-TV Super Solo Concert” (June 8, 1995)
Participated in a consolatory performance of KBS for Korean residents in Japan in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Independence Day of Korea (August 14 to 17, 1995)
Participated in a consolatory performance for Korean residents in Japan organized by the Korea Entertainment Association (1995)
Participated in a unveiling ceremony of a monument built in commemoration of the 13th anniversary of his debut, “The Lost 30 Years” at Paju, Gyeonggy Province, Korea (October 1, 1995)
Chosen as one of the “Best Singers of the Year” of Moving Image and Music Award organized by Hankuk Daily and Daily Sports (December 10, 1995)
Chosen as one of “The Best Ten Singers of the Year” of MBC (December 29, 1995)
Chosen as one of “The Best Singers of the Year” of KBS (December 30, 1995)
Participated in a performance celebrating Korea-Japan entertainment exchanges (December 1 to 5, 1995)

1996
Chosen as one of the “Today’s Young Art Performer Award” organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (October 19, 1996)
Chosen as one of the “Best Singers of the Year” organized by Korea Broadcasting Journalist Club (December 6, 1996)
Chosen as one of the “Best Singers of the Year” of Moving Image and Music Award organized by Hankuk Daily and Daily Sports (December 8, 1996)
Won the “Golden Glove Award” organized by Hyundai Broadcasting System (HBS) (December 11, 1996)
Chosen as one of “The Best Singers of the Year” of KBS (December 30, 1996)
Invited as a guest singer of the 1996 New Year’s Eve Night Festival organized by MBC (Decemebr 31, 1996)

1997
Performed the “KBS-TV Big Show” (January 18, 1997)
Released the 9th album “Let’s Twist”
Won the “Best Male Trot Singer” of the 3rd Korean Entertainment Award organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism and the Korea Entertainment Association (March 10, 1997)
Performed the “KBS-TV Big Show” for the second time in a row (April 29, 1997)
Participated in a show celebrating the founding of KBS-TV satellite broadcasting system “Let’s Go Together” (May 15, 1997)
Participated in a performance in commemoration of 50th anniversary of the founding of Hyundai Corporation” (May 17, 1997)
Performed the “KBS-TV Big Show” for the third time in a row (July 22, 1997)
Chosen as one of the “Best Singers of the Year” of the Korean Broadcasting Award organized by KBS (September 3, 1997)
Invited as a guest singer in “MBC-TV Asia-Pacific Film Festival” (October 6, 1997)
Chosen as one of “Genuin Workers of Society Award” organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (October 29, 1997)
Invited as a guest singer in “Nam, In-su singing contest” (November 2, 1997)
Won the “Special Prize” of “1997 SBS TV Seoul Song Award” (December 4, 1997)
Invited as a guest singer in the “Blue Dragon Film Festival” aired by MBC-TV (December 12, 1997)
Chosen as one of the “Best Singers of the Year” of the Moving Image and Music Award organized by Hankuk Daily and Daily Sports (December 14, 1997)
Chosen as one of “The Best Singers of the Year” of KBS (December 30, 1997)
Invited as a guest singer of the New Year’s Eve Night Festival organized by MBC (Decemebr 31, 1997)

1998
Released the 10th Album “Reunion”
Won the “Best Male Trot Singer” of the 4th Korean Entertainment Award organized (March 10, 1998)
His story as a singer was aired by KBS Star Special “My Songs” (July 3, 1998)
Chosen as one of “Genuin Workers of Society Award” organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (September 11, 1998)
Invited as a guest singer in the Korea-Japan performance marking the 50th anniversary of the Japanese Resident Women’s Group (1998)
Invited as guest singer in a performance in commemoration of establishing the diplomatic relationship between Korea and China (November, 1998)
Chosen as one of the “Best Singers of the Year” of Moving Image and Music Award organized by Hankuk Daily (December 5, 1998)
Recognized as Prime Minister's Citation Ribbon by his good deed (December 18, 1998)
Chosen as one of “The Best Singers of the Year” of KBS (December 31, 1998)
Chosen as one of “The Best Ten Singers of the Year” of MBC (December 31, 1998)

1999
Released the 10th album “Sister”
Participated in the South-North Joint Performance at North Korea organized by SBS (Seoul Broadcasting System) (December 1~8, 1999)
Chosen as one of the “Best Singers of the Year” of Moving Image and Music Award organized by Hankuk Daily (Decemebr 16. 1999)
Chosen as one of “The Best Ten Singers of the Year” of KBS (December 31, 1999)
Chosen as one of “The Best Ten Singers of the Year” of MBC (December 31, 1999)

2000
Opened his official web site (www.sulwoondo.co.kr) connected with several portal sites such as LYCOS, YAHOO and EMPAS (March, 2000)
Contracted a 6-month Commercial Filming of Pizza Hut (April 12~13, 2000) aired in May through public and cable networks.
Performed his concert in commemoration of the founding of Korean regidents in Sim-yang, China, and participated in a singing contest held in China (August 26, 2000)
Chosen as a promotion director of Busan Asian Game (October 9, 2000)
Chosen as one of “The Best Singers of the Year” of KBS (December 30, 2000)
Won a “Special Award” of MBC’s New Year’s Eve Singing Awards (December 31, 2000)

2001
Participated as the judges of 2001 Miss Korea Contest (May 27, 2001)
Participated in a charitable performance in Beijing as promotion director of UNICEF and Won the “Golden Disk Award” of Moving Image and Music Award held in Beijing, China (June 1st, 2001)
Chosen as one of “The Best Ten Singers of the Year” of KBS (2001)
Chosen as one of “The Best Ten Singers of the Year” of MBC (2001)

2002
Chosen as one of “The Best Ten Singers of the Year” of KBS (2002)
Participated in a concert cherishing the memory of Lee, Su-hyun in Tokyo, Japan (2002)

2003
Released “Gull’s Love” (2003)
Chosen as one of “The Best Ten Singers of the Year” of KBS (2003)
Chosen as one of “The Best Ten Singers of the Year” of MBC (2003)

2004
Released “Chun-ja” (2004)
Chosen as the most popular song of “Hall of Fame” by winning firs prizes in CJB “Top Ten Show” for five consecutive weeks.
Currently the host of a SBS Love FM radio program “Sul, woon-do’s Cha Cha Cha”
Chosen as one of “The Best Ten Singers of the Year” of KBS (2004)
Chosen as one of “The Best Ten Singers of the Year” of MBC (2004)

2005
Chosen as the most popular song of “Hall of Fame” by winning firs prizes in CJB “Top Ten Show” for five consecutive weeks (March, 2005)
Chosen as one of “The Best Ten Singers of the Year” of KBS (December, 2005)