Lee Seung-hwan’s Full Profile, Discography, Awards, And More

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Get To Know The King of Live Concert – Lee Seung-hwan

Let’s go back, way before K-Pop expanded and went viral everywhere in the world. This South Korean singer made his debut in the early days of the rise of the Korean entertainment industry. In this Channel-Korea article, we are going to get up close and personal with Lee Seung-hwan and his consistently excellent work in the Korean entertainment industry to this day. So, if you are curious, keep scrolling down.

Full Profile

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Lee Seung-hwan (이승환) is a South Korean singer who debuted in 1989 and is now known as “King of Live Performances.” He got this nickname for his frequent solo concerts in pop ballad and then rock elements music. Lee Seung-hwan has successfully released hit songs that have managed to top some of the charts. Now, he is the founder of Dream Factory, the entertainment agency.

His debut song, “Empty Heart,” was released on October 15th, 1989. Then, he touched so many people with the songs “As Much The Love Scattered in this World” and “How Love Is.”

He was born on December 13th, 1965, originally from Busan, the second biggest city in South Korea, and attended high school in Seoul.

He married actress Chae Rim in 2003, then divorced three years after in 2006.

During his career, he got to release 10 singles albums, singles, and EPs that have become number one. The numerous achievements of Lee Seung-hwan include the New Artist’s Gold Disc award in 1991 and doing 1000 solo concerts associated with the Korea pop-culture phenomenon.

With his entertainment company, Dream Factory, he got to sell over 10 million records. The most memorable ones when he started became hits after the debut album …B.C 603 on October 15th, 1989.

To his contribution, he hosted “Let’s Live a Good Life” (Hangeul: Chakage Salja) which is a fund-raising concert done annually for the Korean Childhood Leukemia Foundation.

Discography

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Studio Albums

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
B.C 603
  • Release Date: October 15th, 1989
  • Label: Seorabeol Record Co.
  • Format: CD, cassette
No data No data
Always
  • Release Date: July 15th, 1991
  • Label: Woori Management(Former name of Dream factory)
  • Format: CD, cassette
My Story
  • Release Date: September 1st, 1993
  • Label: Dream Factory
  • Format: CD, cassette
Human
  • Release Date: June 1st, 1995
  • Label: Dream Factory
  • Format: CD, cassette
Cycle
  • Release Date: January 1st, 1997
  • Label: Dream Factory
  • Format: CD, cassette
The War In Life
  • Release Date: March 2nd, 1999
  • Label: Dream Factory
  • Format: CD, cassette
2
  • KOR: 404,430+
Egg: Sunny Side Up
  • Release Date: December 14th, 2001
  • Label: Dream Factory
  • Format: CD, cassette
3
  • KOR: 278,574+
Karma
  • Release Date: October 8th, 2004
  • Label: Dream Factory
  • Format: CD, cassette
4
  • KOR: 97,427+
Hwantastic
  • Release Date: November 10th, 2006
  • Label: Dream Factory
  • Format: CD
2
  • KOR: 51,758+
Dreamizer
  • Release Date: May 26th, 2010
  • Label: Dream Factory
  • Format: CD, digital download
1 N/A
Fall To Fly
  • Release Date: March 26th, 2014
  • Label: Dream Factory
  • Format: CD, digital download
2
  • KOR: 32,406

 

Extended plays

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
3+3
  • Release Date: October 1st, 2015
  • Label: Dream Factory
  • Format: CD, digital download
5
  • KOR: 9,217+

 

Awards & Nominations

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Golden Disc Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result
1991 Main Prize “My Heart Will Be With You” Won
1992 “Heart For One” with Oh Tae-ho Won
1993 “To Me” Won

 

Mnet Asian Music Awards

Year Category Nominated work Result
1999 Best Male Artist “A Request” Won
Music Video of the Year Won
Best Ballad Performance Nominated
2000 Best Male Artist “Live A Long Long Time” Nominated
Best Ballad Performance Nominated
2002 Best Male Artist “Mistake” (잘못) Nominated
Special Jury Prize Nominated
Music Video Pioneer Award N/A Won
2003 Best Ballad Performance “Flower” Nominated