Solo Artist Lim Kim’s Full Profile and Latest News

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Get To Know The Solo Artist Lim Kim

Lim Kim, also know as Kim Yerim, is a South Korean singer and a member of the band Togeworl with Do Daeyoon. She debuted on May 25th, 2013, under MYSTIC89. Lim Kim was born on January 21st, 1994. She started getting attention after competing in the Superstar K3 singing competition as a member of Togeworl, placing in the third rank. In 2013, Lim Kim debuted as a solo singer, and is known for the song “All Right.” In 2016, she left MYSTIC Entertainment after her contract ended. In this Channel-Korea article, we are going to get better acquainted with her. So, keep reading if you want to get to know her better!

Full Profile of Lim Kim

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Stage Name: Lim Kim (림김)
Korean Name: Kim Yerim (김예림)
Date of Birth: January 21st, 1994
Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Korean
Height: 165 cm (5”)
Weight: 51 kg (112lbs)
Blood Type: B
Instagram: @limkim12121
Twitter: @limkim12121

Fun Facts

– Her music is influenced by Indie Pop and Folk Rock.
– Her hobbies are singing and acting.
– She is interested in taking photos, traveling, and composing.
– She has a similarity with Park Jiyoon.
– She has two tattoos.
– She attended Leonia High School in New Jersey.
– In 2011, she competed in the New York singing auditions for the South Korean singing competition Superstar K3 with her previous group, the duo Two Months, and placed third.
– She was popular as the “Goddess” and “Mermaid” in Superstar K3.
– She used her real name, Kim Yerim, before her official solo debut, when she was an actress and a member of Two Months.
–  She appeared in the drama Shut Up Flower Boy Band and released two songs for the soundtrack: “Two Months” and “Love U Like U,” featuring L from INFINITE, in March 2012.
– Lim Kim also appeared in the drama Monstar.
– Though Togeworl planned to debut in 2013, member Do Dae-yoon had to return to the United States. Therefore, it was decided Kim would debut as a solo artist before reuniting as a duo.
– She debuted as a solo singer with the release of her first mini-album A Voiceand became known with the song “All Right” in 2013.
– Lim Kim joined Superstar K4 with Do Daeyoon as members of the band Togeworl.
– Lim Kim left MYSTIC Entertainment after her contract ended in 2016.
– MYSTIC Entertainment posted an official statement announcing Kim’s departure from the label after her contract ended on May 30th, 2016.
–Her band, Togeworl, went on a temporary hiatus after her departure from MYSTIC Entertainment according to an article on kpopstarz.

Discography

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Studio albums

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
Goodbye 20
  • Release Date: November 18th, 2013
  • Label: Mystic89
  • Format: CD, digital download
Tracklist
  1. “Goodbye 20”
  2. “What Should I Do To You” (널 어쩌면 좋을까)
  3. “Number 1”
  4. “Coloring” (컬러링)
  5. “Alice” (캐럴의 말장난)
  6. “All Right”
  7. “Without Knowing It All” (잘 알지도 못하면서)
  8. “Urban Green”
  9. “Rain”
  10. “Voice” (feat. Swings)
  11. “Say Love” (사랑한다 말해요)
  12. “Drunken Shrimp”
  13. “Truth Never Matters” (언제 진실이 중요했던 적 있었니)
  14. “Urban Green” (English version)
13
  • KOR: 2,753+

 

Extended plays

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
A Voice
  • Release Date: June 17th, 2013
  • Label: Mystic89
  • Format: CD, digital download
Tracklist
  1. “Number 1”
  2. “Coloring” (컬러링)
  3. “Alice” (캐럴의 말장난)
  4. “All Right”
  5. “Without Knowing It All” (잘 알지도 못하면서)
15
  • KOR: 1,632+
Her Voice
  • Release Date: September 9th, 2013
  • Label: Mystic89
  • Format: CD, digital download
Tracklist
  1. “Urban Green” (Korean version)
  2. “Rain”
  3. “Voice” (feat. Swings)
  4. “Say Love” (사랑한다 말해요)
  5. “Drunken Shrimp”
  6. “Truth Never Matters” (언제 진실이 중요했던 적 있었니)
  7. “Urban Green” (English version)
16
  • KOR: 2,035+
Simple Mind
  • Release Date: April 27th, 2015
  • Label: Mystic89
  • Format: CD, digital download
Tracklist
  1. “Awoo”
  2. “Love Game” (알면 다쳐)
  3. “Wind” (바람아) (feat. Beenzino)
  4. “You First” (먼저 말해)
  5. “No More”
  6. “Upgrader”
  7. “Paper Bird” (종이새)
16
  • KOR: 1,773+

 

Single albums

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
Naver Music Showcase
(김예림의 가로수길 카페에서 : 네이버뮤직 음악감상회)
  • Release Date: December 24th, 2013
  • Label: Mystic89
  • Format: CD, digital download
Tracklist
  1. “Urban Green”
  2. “Rain”
Beat House Live # 2
(비트하우스 라이브 #2 – 김예림)
  • Release Date: September 22nd, 2015
  • Label: Mystic89
  • Format: CD, digital download
Tracklist
  1. “Think About` Chu”
  2. “Rain”

 

Singles

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album
KOR
Gaon
KOR
Hot 100
As lead artist
“Coloring” (컬러링) 2013 16 7
  • KOR: 423,056+
A Voice
“All Right” 2 3
  • KOR: 1,062,112+
“Rain” 5 7
  • KOR: 359,368+
Her Voice
“Voice”
feat. Swings
7 14
  • KOR: 273,220+
“I’m Asking You” (부탁할게요) 85
  • KOR: 54,905+
The Suspicious Housekeeper OST
“Goodbye 20” 12 18
  • KOR: 199,516+
Goodbye 20
“Happy Me” (행복한 나를) 4 3
  • KOR: 543,552+
Reply 1994 OST
“Awoo” 2015 22 N/A
  • KOR: 183,694+
Simple Mind
“Love Game” (알면 다쳐) 29
  • KOR: 105,000+
“Who Are You?” (너, 누구니) Hello Monster OST
“Stay Ever”
feat. Verbal Jint
  • KOR: 27,813+
Non-album single
“SAL-KI” 2019 TBA TBA TBA Non-album single
Collaborations
“Love U Like U”
with L
2012 27 48
  • KOR: 233,449
Flower Band OST
“Soap” (비누)
with Lee Seung-hwan
2013 43
  • KOR: 51,614+
Fall to Fly
“Christmas Wishes” (크리스마스 소원)
with Park Ji-yoon, Jang Jae-in, Puer Kim
43
  • KOR: 111,761+
Mystic Holiday 2013
“Roommate” (룸메이트)
with Eddy Kim
2014 40
  • KOR: 106,525+
Roommate OST
“Winter of Haeundae” (겨울 해운대)
with Zizo
64 N/A
  • KOR: 42,717+
Non-album single
“Myung Soo House Ddok Bbok I” (명수네 떡볶이)
with Park Myung Soo & UL
2
  • KOR: 520,923+
Non-album single
“HIS HABIT”
with Kim Hyun Joong
Timing
“A Little Close” (해요 말고 해)
with High4
29
  • KOR: 95,715+
Hi High
“Are You a Grown-Up?” (어른 맞니)
with Kei G Travus
2015 90
  • KOR: 23,472+
Non-album singles
“Coffee” (커피)”
with Yoo Jae-hwan
5
  • KOR: 566,792+
“—” denotes release did not chart.

Other charted songs

Music Videos

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
KOR
Gaon
KOR
Hot 100
“Without Knowing It All” (잘 알지도 못하면서) 2013 25 31 A Voice
“Alice” (캐럴의 말장난) 68
“Say Love” (사랑한다 말해요) 66 61 Her Voice
“Urban Green” 81
“Drunken Shrimp” 87
“Truth Never Matters” (언제 진실이 중요했던 적 있었니) 88
“What Should I Do To You” (널 어쩌면 좋을까) 57 40 Goodbye 20
“No More” 2015 96 Simple Mind
“Wind” (바람아)
feat. Beenzino
63 N/A
“—” denotes release did not chart.

Participation in Albums

Title Year Peak chart positions Artist(s) Album
KOR
Gaon
KOR
Hot 100
“Last Scene” (라스트 씬) 2014 N/A philtre feat. Choiza & Lim Kim Philtre: Scene #2
“Someone I Know” (아는 남자) Cho Hyung Woo feat. Lim Kim Him
“My Ballad” 60 Swings feat. Lim Kim Vintage Swings
“Pianissimo” 16 Toy feat. Lim Kim Da Capo
“Gondry” (공드리) 2015 Primary & Oh Hyuk feat. Lim Kim Lucky You!
“—” denotes release did not chart.

Filmography

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Variety Shows

Year Title Role Network
2014 Entertain Us Herself Mnet
2013 Running Man Herself SBS
2013 Monstar Choi Kyung (young) Mnet
2012 Flower Band Ye-Rim (fictional character) tvN
2012 Superstar K3 Herself Mnet

Awards & Nominations

Year Award Category Result
2013 5th MelOn Music Awards Best Newcomer Won
15th Mnet Asian Music Awards Best New Female Artist Nominated
2014 28th Golden Disk Awards Best Newcomer Won
20th Korea Entertainment Arts Awards Best Ballad Artist Won
16th Mnet Asian Music Awards Best OST Nominated

 

Red Carpet

Here are some photos of Lim Kim on the red carpet of various Music Award Shows.

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Melon Music Awards

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Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards 3

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Seoul Music Awards 23

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Golden Disk Awards 2014

Latest News

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She released her latest song “Sal-Ki,” after being on an over-three-year-long hiatus, her first published song as a rapper. This is her first release after going on a hiatus for three years and six months in December 2015.

This song not only has strong lyrics but also has a great sound and visuals which seem like Kim Ye Rim’s declaration of war. Cheering for the surprise comeback and voice of Kim Ye Rim after the long gap. Please, don’t forget to comment and share your thoughts in the section below!