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Jamie in September 2018
Background information
Also known as
  • Jimin Park
  • Jamie
Born (1997-07-05) July 5, 1997 (age 26)
Daejeon, South Korea
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • television host
Years active 2012–present
  • JYP
  • Warner Music Korea
Korean name
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 was formerly a co-host of the variety show After School Club from 2014 to 2022.

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.


K-pop Star and 15&

In 2011, Jamie participated in the first season of competition television show K-pop Star. Jamie later finished in first place in the competition and had the opportunity to sign with YG, SM or JYPE. On May 21, 2012, Jamie 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 Jamie would debuting with a duo along with Baek Yerin. Jamie 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 Jamie's departure from JYP Entertainment.

Solo career

In July 2014, Jamie became a co-host for Arirang TV's After School Club and has been the longest-serving host on the show and has hosted with many co-hosts including Eric Nam and eaJ.

On March 31, 2015 Park Jin-young revealed that Jamie 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 Jamie and Eric Nam would release a duet called "Dream" for Charity Project. The song was released on May 28, 2015.

On August 14, 2015, Jamie 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, Jamie released her first EP 19 to 20 with the lead single 'Try'. Due to Naver's V-LIVE, Jamie 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, Jamie 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, Jamie left the company on August 6, 2019.

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

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

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

On September 15, 2021, Jamie released the digital single "No Numbers", featuring Jmin.


On February 3, 2022, Jamie released the English digital single "Pity Party".

After hosting for over seven years, on August 12, 2022, it was confirmed that Jamie was preparing to leave After School Club in order to focus on her music career and to work on her upcoming album. Her last appearance on After School Club was on August 16, 2022.

On August 17, Jamie confirmed that she was preparing for a comeback in October, and is currently preparing for the release of a new EP album.

On August 29, 2022, the label released Jamie's new EP album One Bad Night through their official SNS, which will be released on October 5.

On August 30, 2022, Jamie released a poster for her North American 2022 tour through her official SNS channel. It will host concerts in seven cities: Los Angeles (LA), Vancouver, Toronto, Brooklyn (New York), Dallas, Seattle and San Francisco From 10 to 23 October.

On January 5, 2023, Warner Music Korea tweeted that they and Jamie agreed to terminate her exclusive contract upon expiration, and thanked her for her hard work and dedication.

Charity work

In October 2012, Jamie 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. Jamie 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, Jamie 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.


Extended plays

List of digital albums, with selected chart positions and sales figures
Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
US World
19 to 20 11 N/A
  • Released: September 4, 2018
  • Label: JYP Entertainment
  • Format: Digital download
One Bad Night
  • Released: October 5, 2022
  • Label: Warner Music Korea
  • Format: CD, digital download, streaming
  • KOR: 1682
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.


Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album
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 single
(feat. Changmo)
2020 175
"Apollo 11"
(feat. Jay Park)
"5 Christmas Languages" (5가지 Christmas)
"No Numbers"
(feat. Jmin)
"Pity Party" 2022
"3D Woman" One Bad Night
As featured artist
(Eric Nam feat. Park Ji-min)
2015 88 N/A non-album single
(Ravi feat. Park Ji-min)
2018 Nirvana
(Jung Jin Woo feat. Park Ji-min)
(Kang Daniel feat. Simon Dominic & Jamie)
2020 102 Magenta
(Cheetah feat. Jamie)
2021 non-album single
(Big Naughty feat. Jamie)
130 Bucket List
"Best Friend"
(Saweetie featuring Doja Cat, Jamie and Chanmina)
non-album single
(PH-1 feat. Jamie)
(Owell Mood feat. Jamie)
"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
"Wouldn't Be Me" (with 22Bullets & Fedde Le Grand) 2022 non-album single
"Love Me Crazy" (with Lim Kim) 2023 0TBA SM Station Season 4
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart.

Other charted songs

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album
As lead artist
(feat. Young K)
2016 157
  • KOR: 13,829
19 to 20
"Walkin" (다시 너에게)
(feat. Hash Swan)
  • 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
with Yunhway, Sleeq
Good Girl Episode 1
"Witch" (마녀사냥)
with Yeeun, Jiwoo, Cheetah, Hyoyeon
Good Girl Episode 3
with Cheetah
"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
2022 "Moonshine" (꽃 피면 달 생각하고) Moonshine OST Part 6
"Goodbye My Friend" (안녕 My Friend) May I Help You? OST Part 4
2023 "Naked Gold" (Prod. by Czaer) Street Woman Fighter 2 OST Part 1

K-pop Star 1 songs

Year Title Peak chart positions Sales Album
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.)



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

Television shows

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2011 K-pop Star Season 1 Contestant October 4, 2011 – April 20, 2012
2016 Duet Song Festival 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)
2014–2022 After School Club Host March 2015 – August 2022
2020 Good Girl Cast
2022 Style Me Host Season 2, Episode 3–6

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
2015 25th Seoul Music Awards Bonsang Award Hopeless Love Nominated
Popularity Award Nominated
Hallyu Special Award Nominated

See also

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