Everything You Need to Know About SNSD’s Leader Kim Taeyeon: Age, Height, Plastic Surgery, Songs, etc

Kim Taeyeon’s Age


Taeyeon was born in 1989, and she has been in entertainment world for around 11 years starting with her debut with Girls Generation until now. She debuted with Girls Generation at the age of 18. And, at the age of 26, she decided to debut as Soloist, which of course was fully supported by other Girls Generation members.

She has shown her singing talent at the age of 15 by singing the song You Bring Me Joy by Jeong Soon-Won, who is her vocal instructor. He described Taeyeon as a “smart” student, someone “unlike others who came to him with dreams of becoming a celebrity, she wanted to be a singer, and reach the top with her own talents.”

And, at the age of 18, Taeyeon graduated Jeonju Art High School, and was decorated with the school’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Lets always support Kim Taeyeon!

List of the Top 5 Kim Taeyeon Songs

1. Kim Taeyeon – I

I is Taeyeon’s debut song title as Soloist that was produced by Lee Soo-man. The album’s title track I, features popular rapper Verbal Jint and includes lyrics written by Taeyeon. Taeyeon chose a pop rock song, and expressed that she wanted to, “I tried to sing in more plain and light ways. I have to sing from the beginning to the end all by myself, so I should feel. So I did not choose such reckless songs flowery or high-pitched, and tried to avoid something challenging, something too new.”

Taeyeon’s first debut as a Soloist got a positive response from music critics with her song, I. They said that the song genre I fits perfectly with the aura and the sound of Taeyeon that is so energetic, the song I even topped some of the world’s top charts, not only in Korea.

I was the best-selling album on the Gaon Album Chart of October with 100,923 physical units sold, and the fourteenth highest-selling album of November with an additional 10,098 copies sold. It became the sixteenth best-selling album of 2015 in South Korea, with sales figures standing at 119,576 copies. I also peaked number 1 on US World Albums (Billboard) and number 2 in Taiwan (G-Music J-Pop). Taeyeon is so successful with I!

2. Kim Taeyeon – Why

Why is Taeyeon’s second soloist song after I. The song was also directly produced by Lee Soo-Man released on June 28, 2016. Why saw the contribution of alternative R&B singer Dean, and Taeyeon’s fellow Girls’ Generation member Hyoyeon. Musically, Why incorporates various genres, including EDM, R & B, and pop.

Why is popular and successful in Korea, also peaking at the top of the Gaon Album Chart and has sold over 110,000 physical copies in Korea. It also fared well in Taiwan, charting at number two on the G-Music chart, and became the second best-selling release by a South Korean artist of 2016 in the country. Why additionally charted at the numbers thirty and two on the Japanese Oricon chart and the US Billboard World Albums, respectively.

Again, the music critics responded positively to Taeyeon’s comeback as a soloist on this song. Chester Chin from The Star said, “impressive melodies and a general feel-good vibe.” Many netizens say if Taeyeon’s aura is more visible as a writer than as a member of Girls Generation.

3. Kim Taeyeon feat Dean – Starlight

Starlight is a song recorded by South Korean singers Taeyeon and Dean released on June 25, 2016. The song’s lyrics were penned by Jam Factory’s Lee Seu-ran, while his music was composed by Jamil “Digi” Chammas, Taylor Mckall, Tay Jasper , Adrian McKinnon, Leven Times, Sara Forsberg, and MZMC. Starlight is a pop and R&B song that features synthesizers in its instrumentation. Its lyrics detail a romantic relationship.

The single received positive reviews from music critics, who were favorable towards her musical styles and Dean’s appearance. It peaked at number five on South Korea’s Gaon Digital Chart, and charted at number six on the US Billboard World Digital Songs.

4. Kim Taeyeon – Rain

Rain is a song sung by Taeyeon that was released digitally by S.M. Entertainment on February 3, 2016. Rain is described as a medium-tempo song with jazz and R&B sounds. Lyrically, it uses rain as a metaphor to describe memories of past love.

The music video for Rain was filmed indoors, having the concept of Taeyeon in a room of memories, missing a past lover. It was a flooding room.

In 2017, Taeyeon’s song Rain won the award at the 31st Golden Disc Awards Digital category Bonsang Award. Rain’s Music Video also as Music Video, with viewers as much as in February 2016.

5. Kim Taeyeon – 11:11

11:11 (eleven eleven) was released on November 1, 2016 sung by Taeyeon. The song’s lyrics were penned by Kim Eana while its music was composed by Christian Vinten and Chelcee Grimes. 11:11 is described as a pop ballad that features the acoustic guitar’s calm melody, which suits the late autumn atmosphere. Its lyrics are about a girl’s reminiscences about making wishes with her former lover when the clock struck 11:11.

11:11 debuted at number two on South Korea’s Gaon Digital Chart for the chart issue, and sold 238,197 digital units during its first week of release. 11:11 charted at number 89 on the Gaon Year-end Digital Chart of 2016, and sold 668,462 digital units in South Korea in 2016. It additionally peaked at number 5 on the Billboard World Digital Songs chart. By the end of 2017, 11:11 sold over 1.4 million digital copies in South Korea.