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Jamie Park
Park Ji-min going to a Music Bank recording in September 2018 (2).png
Park in September 2018
Background information
Also known as
  • Jimin Park
  • Jamie
Born July 5, 1997 (1997-07-05) (age 24)
Daejeon, South Korea
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • television host
Years active 2012–present
Labels
  • JYP
  • Warner Music Korea
Associated acts
Korean name
Hangul 박지민
Hanja
Revised Romanization Bak Ji-min
McCune–Reischauer Pak Chimin

Park Ji-min (Hangul: 박지민; born July 5, 1997), professionally known as Jamie or Jamie Park, and formerly Jimin Park, is a South Korean singer, songwriter, and television host. She is best known as the winner of the first season of K-pop Star and as a former member of the vocal duo 15& and the project group M.O.L.A. She is also a co-host of the variety show After School Club.

Early life and education

Park Ji-min was born on July 5, 1997 in Daejeon. She lived in Thailand for eight years and went to Garden International School Bangkok where she was given the English name Jamie. Her family currently lives in Seoul. Park speaks Korean (her native language), fluent English, and basic Thai. She has graduated at the Hanlim School of Performing Arts alongside group member Baek Yerin, as well as label mate Yugyeom of Got7 in 2016.

Career

K-pop Star and 15&

In 2011, Park participated in the first season of competition television show K-pop Star. Park later finished in first place in the competition and had the opportunity to sign with YG, SM or JYPE. On May 21, 2012, Park officially chose to sign with JYP Entertainment. Park also received a brand new Hyundai i40 and 300 million won (~$257,400 USD), was cast in a drama, and was also given an opportunity to sign a contract as a CF model.

On September 19, 2012, it was announced that Park would debuting with a duo along with Baek Yerin. Park officially debuted with duo 15& with released digital single "I Dream" on October 5, 2012 and making official debut stage on the music program Inkigayo on October 7. 15& eventually went on hiatus after February 2015 and de facto disbanded following Park's departure from JYP Entertainment.

Solo career

In July 2014, Park became a co-host for Arirang TV's After School Club.

On March 31, 2015 Park Jin-young revealed that Park would make her solo debut. She released her debut single "Hopeless Love" on April 5 with the name Jimin Park and made her debut stage before the finals of K-pop Star 4 on the same day.

On May 19, 2015 producer group Sweetune revealed that Park and Eric Nam would release a duet called "Dream" for Charity Project. The song was released on May 28, 2015.

On August 14, 2015, Park announced a project group she had formed with Seung-youn of UNIQ and rapper Nathan. Their group name was later revealed to be M.O.L.A (Make Our Life Awesome), and they released their first track "My Way" on August 20. Their second song "Trick or Treat" was released on October 31, where Jimin made her second recorded comeback as a rapper.

On August 23, 2016, Park released her first EP 19 to 20 with the lead single 'Try'. Due to Naver's V-LIVE, Park stated that 19 to 20 is about "her story" and hoped that her fans would be able to connect to her better and build a stronger relationship with her first self-composed album.

On September 4, 2018, Park released her second EP Jiminxjamie, where she participated in the composition for majority of the tracks.

Following the expiration of her seven-year contract with JYP Entertainment, Park left the company on August 6, 2019.

On April 21, 2020, it was announced that Park has signed an exclusive contract with Warner Music Korea, and will continue to promote as Jamie.

On September 3, 2020, Park made her first comeback under her new agency Warner Music Korea with single "Numbers" feat Changmo Her second song "Apollo 11 feat Jay Park released on November 11, 2020

On December 8, 2020, Park released holiday song "5 Christmas Languages"

Charity work

In October 2012, Park donated 50 million won (~$45,000 USD) to Hanbit Performing Arts Company for blind musicians. She became interested in the program after meeting with fellow K-pop Star contestant Kim Soo-hwan, who currently attends the Hanbit Performing Arts Company. Park shared, “The Hanbit Performing Arts Company hosts young, elementary school students as well as professional performers. Although they are blind, they are musicians who are performing with amazing talent. I want to be at least a small help to those who have the same love for music that I have.” She also donated 50 million won (~$45,000 USD) to World Vision.

On May 28, 2015, Park collaborated with singer Eric Nam for their song, "Dream", produced by Sweetune. They revealed all profit made from the song would be donated to charity.

Discography

See also: 15&#Discography

Extended plays

List of digital albums, with selected chart positions and sales figures
Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
US World
19 to 20 11 N/A
jiminxjamie
  • Released: September 4, 2018
  • Label: JYP Entertainment
  • Format: Digital download
11
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.

Singles

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album
KOR
As lead artist
"Hopeless Love" 2015 17
  • KOR: 95,931
Non album-single
"Try" (다시) 2016 17
  • KOR: 110,191
19 to 20
"April Fools (0401)" 2018 N/A jiminxjamie
"Stay Beautiful" 2019 Non album-singles
"Numbers"
(feat. Changmo)
2020 175
"Apollo 11"
(feat. Jay Park)
"5 Christmas Languages" (5가지 Christmas)
As featured artist
"Dream"
(Eric Nam feat. Park Ji-min)
2015 88 N/A Non-album single
"Nirvana"
(Ravi feat. Park Ji-min)
2018 Nirvana
"Games"
(Jung Jin Woo feat. Park Ji-min)
Rotate
"Waves"
(Kang Daniel feat. Simon Dominic & Jamie)
2020 102 Magenta
"Villain"
(Cheetah feat. Jamie)
2021 Non album-singles
"Best Friend"
(Saweetie featuring Doja Cat, Jamie and Chanmina)
Collaborations
"Busan Memories" (부산에 가면)
(with J.Y. Park & Bernard Park)
2015 99 N/A Sing the Road #03
"Look Alike" (닮아있어)
(with D.ear)
2016 55 Non album-single
"I'm All Ears" (다둘어줄게)
(with Choi Young-jae)
2018 Ready to Listen Part 2
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.

Other charted songs

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album
KOR
As lead artist
"Young해"
(feat. Young K)
2016 157
  • KOR: 13,829
19 to 20
"Walkin" (다시 너에게)
(feat. Hash Swan)
161
  • KOR: 13,609
"To Him" 188
  • KOR: 13,176
"Answer" 248
  • KOR: 10,654
As featured artist
"Jealousy" (질투가 나)
(Baek A-yeon feat. Park Ji-min)
2017 27 N/A Bittersweet

Soundtrack appearances

Year Song Title Sales Album
2013 "I Love You" (사랑해)
  • KOR: 55,642+
Goddess of Fire OST Part 4
2015 "I Want to Keep Seeing You" (자꾸 보고 싶어)
  • KOR: 88,406+
Orange Marmalade OST Part 5
2016 "Don't Go" (떠나가지마)
  • KOR: 26,595+
Dear My Friends OST Part 4
2017 "Say I Love You" (괜찮나요) N/A Meloholic OST Part 2
2019 "Deep Voice" The Last Empress OST Part 4
"That I'm Here" (내가 있다는 걸) Catch the Ghost OST Part 6
2020 "Time, Like a Shining Star" (별처럼 빛나는 시간) Hi Bye, Mama! OST Part 1
"Colors"
with YUNHWAY, Sleeq
GOOD GIRL Episode 1
"WITCH" (마녀사냥)
with Yeeun, Jiwoo, Cheetah, Hyoyeon
GOOD GIRL Episode 3
"Moonlight"
with Cheetah
GOOD GIRL FINAL
"Dream" (상상한 꿈) Start-Up OST Part 13
2021 "You Were Beautiful" (예뻤어) Begin Again: Open Mic Episode 1
"A Gloomy Clock" (우울시계)
with NIve
"EX" Begin Again: Open Mic Episode 3
"Wish you were gay" Begin Again: Open Mic Episode 4
"Imagine" Begin Again: Open Mic Episode 7

K-pop Star 1 songs

Year Title Peak chart positions Sales Album
KOR
Gaon
KOR
Billboard
2012 "꿈에 (In Dream)" 69 59
  • KOR: 182,285+
SBS K팝 스타 Top 8 (Digital Single)
"Over The Rainbow" 9 19
  • KOR: 723,753+
SBS K팝 스타 Top 7 (Digital Single)
"Rolling In The Deep" 64 49
  • KOR: 216,237+
SBS K팝 스타 SPECIAL No.2 (Digital Single)
"I'll Be There" 43 61
  • KOR: 141,952+
SBS K팝 스타 Top 6 (Digital Single)
"거위의 꿈 (Goose's Dream)" 111
  • KOR: 65,022+
SBS K팝 스타 Top 5 (Digital Single)
"Love On Top" 66 98
  • KOR: 91,326+
SBS K팝 스타 Top 4 (Digital Single)
"Good Bye Baby" (feat. Lee Ha-yi) 57 57
  • KOR: 155,005+
SBS K팝 스타 SPECIAL No.3 (Digital Single)
"You Raise Me Up" 56 57
  • KOR: 140,977+
SBS K팝 스타 Top 3 (Digital Single)
"Music Is My Life" 37 69
  • KOR: 171,648+
SBS K팝 스타 Top 2 (Digital Single)
"Mercy" 102
  • KOR: 75,019+
SBS K팝 스타 SPECIAL No.4 (Digital Single)
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Unofficial original releases

Year Title Artist
2015 "My Way" M.O.L.A (Project group)
"속았지? (Trick or Treat)"
2017 "Chillin'"
"Chillin'" (5MOLAs ver.)

Filmography

Drama

Year Title Network Role Note
2015 Dream Knight Youku Tudou Got7's Jinyoung's fan Korean-Chinese Online Drama by JYPE and Youku Tudou

Television shows

Year Title Network Role Note
2011 K-pop Star Season 1 SBS Contestant October 4, 2011 – April 20, 2012
2016 Duet Song Festival MBC Duet with Jung Young-yoon (Episodes 23–24)
2017 King of Mask Singer as "Listen to My Song and Applaud It Baby Seal" (Episodes 109–110)
2018 Two Yoo Project Sugar Man JTBC Duet with Baek A-yeon (Season 2 Episode 9)
2014–2020 After School Club Arirang Host
2020 Good Girl Mnet Cast

Music videos

Year Title Director(s)
2015 "Hopeless Love" ETUI
2016 "Try (다시)" NAIVE
2018 "April Fools (0401)" Unknown
2019 "Stay Beautiful"
2020 "Numbers" Feat. CHANGMO
"Apollo 11" Feat. Jay Park Eunbi Jung

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2012 K-pop Star 1 1st Place (Winner) N/A Won
2015
25th Seoul Music Awards
Bonsang Award Hopeless Love Nominated
Popularity Award Nominated
Hallyu Special Award Nominated
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