artists

April 23, 2011 at 9:33 am

SE7EN

Choi Dong Wook was born on November 9, 1984 and he is a South Korean pop and R&B singer with people known him under his stage name Se7en. He had begun his training under the management company of YG Entertainment when he was only 15 years old. After the four years of training for his voice and dance, he had made his debut on the year 2003.

He had already traveled throughout Asia, most countries like Japan, Taiwan, Thailand, Korea and Hong Kong. He had also performed several times in the United States, most specifically in Los Angeles’s Grand Olympic and Hollywood Bowl, New York City’s Madison Square Garden, an on Washington DC’s DAR constitution Hall.

Additional to his performances, the singer has been featured on some game shows both in South Korea and Japan, he had also done some commercials for Samsung’s Anycall, Baskin Robbins, Coca Cola, LG Telecom, Sprite that was directed by David Fincher and the most recently are his commercials for K-SWISS and KTF. He had also done a total of five concerts around Japan, one held in 2005 at Yokohama and also for the year 2006, there were two that is held in Tokyo and another two in Osaka. He had held a total of three concerts for his album promotion of “24/SE7EN” on June 2006 at Seoul, South Korea. He got an award as the Most Popular Korean Singer in the MTV Asia Award 2006 that was held on Bangkok, Thailand and the MTV Best Buzz Asia Award 2006.

On April 7th, 2007, his 747 concert was held on the Seoul’s Olympic Park Stadium and that was his last activity in Korea for the year 2007. He is now working for his oversea activities in Japan and in the United States. He had also held another Japanese Tour Concert called “7rhythm” in early of July in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya respectively. He had made his comeback in 2010 alongside with his mini album, Digital Bounce who had gained such popularity on online and offline music charts ever since its release in mid July.

The singer had accepted the lead role for a Korean drama, Goong S which is a spinoff of the drama Goong. The first episode of the said drama was aired on 10th of January, 2007 with an average of nationwide rating of the entire series was 9.7%, it was premiered on MBC. The drama had gained a wide variety of support not only in Korea but also from the international fans coming from US, Thailand, Malaysia, Brazil, Australia and Singapore.

Se7en had once stated that he have the intention to continue his acting career if he was given a chance in the near future. He had also said that even though his drama was not much of a great success, he does not regret to accept the role of his lead character in the drama even once. But he had stated that acting has a good effect on his music career.

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