Kim So-hyang (born April 5, 1978), credited as Sohyang, is a South Korean singer.
|Birth name||Kim So-hyang|
April 5, 1978 |
Gwangju, South Jeolla Province, South Korea
|Genres||Gospel, Pop, K-pop, Pop rock, Classical, R&B|
Sohyang studied French at Kyunghee University.
She made her debut in 1996 with the song "MR", which was released on Naver Music. Despite having a long career in South Korea, she was only able to make her international breakthrough in 2014, when she became the first Korean artist to sing the American national anthem at a NBA game. Sohyang also achieved fame when she sang with Kirk Franklin. Sohyang has participated many times on television music competition programs Immortal Songs 2 and I Am a Singer, winning twice on Immortal Songs 2 with songs "Lean on Me" and "Bridge Over Troubled Water".
Sohyang's voice type is a Lyric Soprano, specifically a Full Lyric Soprano. Her vocal range spans from D3 to A6, a total of 3 octaves, 3 notes, and a semitone. She is known for her emotive and powerful vocals with characteristics being a homogeneous, rounded, and bright instrument of remarkable beauty and meticulous control. This skill has been very much well showcased all throughout her career. "
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