Meet The Queen of Korean Drama OST, Punch: Full Profile and Latest Song

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Meet Punch, Singer with Angelic Voice behind Korean Dramas OST!

If you’re a fan of Korean dramas, you must be familiar with the angelic voice in the backsound of the dramas that you watch. The song Stay With Me that popular along with the drama, Goblin, in 2016, was sung by the singer that we’re going to talk about. She is none other than Punch, a singer that has been famous for a lot of original soundtracks for Korean dramas. Not only has her work been featured in the average Korean dramas, but she’s also sung for the soundtracks for a lot of famous dramas, for example, Descendant of The Sun, It’s Okay That’s Love, Pinocchio, etc.

Punch has also collaborated with many popular artist like Loco, Chan-yeol and Chen of EXO, Tiger JK, Crush, and many more. Aside from doing OST projects, she’s been featured and collaborated with with a lot of Korean soloists like Kim Tae-woo, The One, Yoon Mi-rae, etc.

Now that we’ve given you a little information about her, you must be curious about what kind of person Punch is, or about her songs and projects. Well, wait no more, let’s get to know more about Punch, the Queen of the Korean drama OST, by checking out her profile and facts!

Punch’s Profile and Facts

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Punch’s Full Profile

Real Name: Bae Jin-young / 배진영

Birthday: February 19, 1993

Nationality: South Korean

Agency: Naym Naym Entertainment

Zodiac: Pisces

Social Media: Facebook

Facts About Punch

  • In 2014, Punch made a collaboration with the Korean singer The One in her first project, a song called Sick / 아프다니까.
  • Punch’s first original soundtrack was for a drama called It’s Okay That’s Love, the popular drama that starred actor Jo In-sung and actress Gong Hyo-jin.
  • Punch’s real name is the same name as Produce 101 season 2’s contestant that debuted with WANNA ONE, Bae Jin-young.
  • The stage name Punch was chosen by her boss.
  • Punch doesn’t have Instagram, but she has an official Facebook page.
  • Even though it was a long time after her debut, the first time Punch released a solo single was in 2017, with a song called When Night Is Falling.
  • On a radio program, Punch said that she once dreamed of becoming an interior designer.
  • Punch often attended concerts at university festivals.

Punch’s Discography

Collaborations

  • Sick / 아프다니까
    • With: The One
    • Album: Non-album singles
    • Year: 2014

  • Drink with Me Now / 지금 술 한잔 했어
    • With: Kim Bo-kyung
    • Album: Non-album singles
    • Year: 2014

  • How Are You / 잘 지내고 있니
    • With: Yoon Mi-rae
    • Album: Non-album singles
    • Year: 2016

  • Sunrise
    • Featured in Kim Tae-woo’s song
    • Album: T-WITH
    • Year: 2017
  • Telephone
    • Featured in Rocoberry’s song
    • Album: Telephone
    • Year: 2018

Original Soundtracks

  • Sleepless Night
    • Featured with Crush
    • Album: It’s Okay, That’s Love OST
    • Year: 2014

  • First Love
    • Featured with Tiger JK
    • Album: Pinocchio OST
    • Year: 2014

  •  Blow Away
    • Featured with Baechigi
    • Album: Who Are You: School 2015 OST
    • Year: 2015

  • Everytime
    • Featured with EXO’s Chen
    • Album: Descendants of the Sun OST
    • Year: 2016

  • Say Yes
    • Featured with Loco
    • Album: Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo OST
    • Year: 2016

  • Stay With Me
    • Featured with EXO’s Chan-yeol
    • Album: Guardian: The Lonely and Great God (Goblin) OST
    • Year: 2016

  • When My Loneliness Calls You / 나의 외로움이 널 부를 때
    • Album: Missing 9 OST SM Station Season 1
    • Year: 2017

  • Beautiful Beautiful
    • Featured with Glabingo
    • Album: Hit the Top OST
    • Year: 2017

  • Why Why Why
    • Album: Live OST
    • Year: 2018

  • I’ll Love You
    • Album: Risky Romance OST
    • Year: 2018

Singles

  • When Night Is Falling / 밤이 되니까
    • Album: Non-Album Singles
    • Year: 2017

  • Tonight / 오늘밤도
    • Album: Non-Album Singles
    • Year: 2018

  • At The End of The Night / 이 밤의 끝
    • Album: Non-Album Singles
    • Year: 2018

  • Goodbye / 헤어지는 중
    • Album: Non-Album Singles
    • Year: 2018

Punch’s Awards and Nominations

Awards

  • Asia Model Festival Awards
    • Category: Asia OST Popularity
    • Song: Stay With Me featured EXO’s Chan-yeol
    • Year: 2017
  •  13th KKBox Music Awards
    • Category: Best Korean Single Of The Year
    • Song: Stay With Me featured EXO’s Chan-yeol
    • Year: 2018
  • Korea First Brand Awards
    • Category: Best Female Vocalist
    • Year: 2018

Nominated

  • 19th Mnet Asian Music Awards
    • Category: Best Korean Single Of The Year
    • Song: Stay With Me featured EXO’s Chan-yeol
    • Year: 2018
  •  8th Gaon Chart Music Awards
    • Category: Song of the Year (February)
    • Song: Tonight
    • Year: 2019
  • 8th Gaon Chart Music Awards
    • Category: Song of the Year (September)
    • Song: Goodbye
    • Year: 2019

Punch’s Latest News

In September 2018, Punch made an appearance on SBS Power Radio, where she talked about her latest song, Goodbye. The song was in the number one position on the charts at the time. She also cheered for the former WANNA ONE member, Bae Jin-young, that has the same name that she does.

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Her latest projects, Goodbye and Tonight were nominated for the 8th Gaon Chart Music Awards in 2019. Both of them were nominated for Song Of The Year, but Tonight is for the award in February, while Goodbye is for the award in September.

While we wait for the results, take a listen to Punch’s songs, whether its her solo songs or songs from original soundtracks. We really do hope she will comeback or participate in more dramas or collaboration songs!