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Jo Bang-heon (Hangul: 조방헌; born April 5, 1953), better known by his stage name, Tae Jin-ah (Hangul태진아), is a South Korean trot singer and entertainer.[1] He debuted in 1973 with the song, "My Heart Express Train," and rose to fame soon after with the song, "Memory of a Blue Hill."[2] Since 2002, he has hosted a radio program on KBS Radio 2 called the Tae Jin Ah Show Show Show.[3][4]

Tae Jin-ah
Tae Jin-Ah.jpg
Tae in 2012
Background information
Birth nameJo Bang-heon
Born (1953-04-05) April 5, 1953 (age 66)
OriginSouth Korea
GenresTrot
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active1973 - present
LabelsJin-ah Entertainment
Teichiku Records
Stage name
Hangul
태진아
Hanja
Revised RomanizationTae Jin-a
McCune–ReischauerT'ae China
Birth name
Hangul
조방헌
Hanja
Revised RomanizationJo Bang-heon
McCune–ReischauerCho Panghŏn

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Personal lifeEdit

Tae has two sons: Eru, who is a K-pop singer-songwriter,[5] and Jo Yoo-myeong, the head of talent agency YMC Entertainment.[6]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Ref
2000 Taga King (타가킹) cameo [7]
2006 Hotel M: Gangster's Last Draw (마강호텔)

AwardsEdit

Golden Disc AwardsEdit

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref
1989 Main Prize "Ok Kyung-yi" (옥경이) Won [8]
1990 "Woman Who Doesn't Even Look at a Mirror"
(거울도 안 보는 여자)
Won
1995 "Love Is Gone" (가버린 사랑) Won
1998 "Lover" (애인) Won
1999 Achievement Award N/A Won
2000 Main Prize "Not Everyone Can Fall In Love"
(사랑은 아무나 하나)
Won
2001 Trot Award "Good For You" (잘났어 정말) Won
2002 "Love Is Not A Joke"
(사랑은 장난이 아니야)
Won
2003 "Fool" (바보) Won
2004 "Companion" (동반자) Won

Seoul Music AwardsEdit

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref
1991 Grand Prize Woman Who Doesn't Even Look at a Mirror
(거울도 안보는 여자)
Won [9]
Main Prize N/A Won
2000 N/A Won
2001 N/A Won
2016 Trot Award N/A Won

Mnet Asian Music AwardsEdit

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref
2000 Judges' Choice Award "Not Everyone Can Fall In Love"
(사랑은 아무나 하나)
Won [10]
2010 Adult Music Award N/A Won [1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "태진아" [Tae Jin-ah]. Daum 100 (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-05-02.[dead link]
  2. ^ "태진아 소개" [Tae Jin-ah Profile]. Mnet (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-05-02.
  3. ^ Lee, Gyeong-ran (2003-12-28). "트로트 황제 태진아, 최고 DJ되다". JoongAng Ilbo (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-05-02.
  4. ^ "태진아 쇼쇼쇼" [Tae Jin-ah Show Show Show]. KBS (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-05-02.
  5. ^ Park, Si-soo (2014-02-25). "Eru, Tae Jin-ah to represent Indonesian Embassy". The Korea Times. Retrieved 2018-05-02.
  6. ^ Lee, Hee-joo (2017-06-27). "워너원 공식 팬카페에 태진아 사진만 등장하는 이유". JoongAng Ilbo (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-05-02.
  7. ^ "태진아 (Tae Jin-ah)". Korean Movie Database (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-05-02.
  8. ^ "Previous Winners". Golden Disc Awards (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-05-02.
  9. ^ "Past Winners". Seoul Music Awards (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-05-02.
  10. ^ "Winners from Past Years: 2000". Mnet Asian Music Awards (in Korean). Archived from the original on 2012-10-29. Retrieved 2018-05-02.