Kim Yugyeom (김유겸; キム・ユギョム), known mononymously as Yugyeom, is a South Korean singer under the South Korean hip-hop and R&B record label AOMG. He's the main dancer, vocalist, rapper and maknae of GOT7 and leader of the duo Jus2.
Yugyeom enrolled in a dance school in seventh grade, which led him to the opportunity to audition for JYP Entertainment. He made his first pre-debut appearance on an episode of Mnet's reality-survival program WIN: Who Is Next alongside Jackson, Mark and BamBam, which aired on September 6, 2013. On January 16, 2014, he debuted as part of a seven-member boy band called GOT7.
In 2016 Yugyeom joined Mnet's dance survival contest Hit the Stage. He performed in episodes 9 and 10, and placed first in the final episode.
On March 4, 2017 he released his first solo track on Soundcloud called "그대로 (The way you are)". He continued to release more music in the same year, dropping three more tracks throughout the rest of the year and then compiling the four tracks into his first mixtape, dandelion, on January 1, 2018.
It was revealed on September 13, 2018 that Yugyeom was a part of a project by Dispatch Korea called "Main Dancers", where he participated in a series of photoshoots, livestreaming events and a dance video.
On October 19, 2018 it was announced that he would be be participating in the survival show "Law of the Jungle", where he would go to the Northern Mariana Islands. His episodes aired in February of 2019. During the show he suffered a minor injury, but was praised for his positive attitude and hard work despite the pain.
In 2019 he dropped two more songs on his Soundcloud, "Just A Little More" and "YOU".
He had his first solo magazine photoshoot with MAPS for their February 2020 issue, and it was also his first solo magazine cover.
On May 6, 2020 he released a mini EP (with no name) on Soundcloud, which contained three songs that were all produced by him. In the same year he dropped another mini EP called Happiness and Gratitude, which had two songs.
Yugyeom was a contestant on the singing competition King of Mask Singer on May 31, 2020. He didn't make it to the second round of the competition, coming very close to winning in the first round.
On January 19, 2021 his exclusive contract with JYPE ended. There was speculation surrounding him signing an exclusive contract with AOMG, but it wasn't confirmed until February 19, 2021 with AOMG releasing a dance visual of Yugyeom on their official YouTube channel. He was featured in the March issue of ELLE KOREA.
On June 11, 2021 he released "I Want U Around" featuring DeVita, a pre-release single for his debut EP Point of View: U. The track debuted at No. 1 on Genie Top 200, and reached No. 1 on iTunes in 35 countries.
|Title||Album details||Peak chart positions||Sales|
|Point Of View: U||
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Sales||Album|
|"I Want U Around"
|2021||—||—||Point Of View: U|
|2018||"그대로 (The way you are)"||dandelion|
|"No Way" (feat. G2)|
|"I Don't Know" (feat. Reddy)|
|2019||"Just A Little More"||N/A|
|2020||"생각없이 (Don't Think)"||(unnamed)|
|"원망했던 (Used To Blame)"|
|"나에게 (To Me)"|
|"신경 꺼 ( MYOB )"||Happiness and Gratitude|
|" I Can Do It, You Can Do It"|
|2019||"Take" (with JB)||He Is Psychometric OST|
|2015||Dream Knight||Online drama by JYPE and Youku Tudou|
|2013||Who Is Next (WIN)||Mnet||YG vs JYP Episode 4, with Mark, Jackson, BamBam and other JYP trainees|
|2016||Hit the Stage||Mnet||Contestant - Final Winner|
|2019||Law of the Jungle||SBS||Took place in the Northern Mariana Islands.|
|2020||King of Mask Singer||MBC||Contestant|
|Jay B • Mark • Jackson • Jinyoung • Youngjae • BamBam • Yugyeom|
|Repackage albums||MAD: Winter Edition • Present: YOU&ME Edition|
|Digital singles||Home Run • One and Only You • Breath • ENCORE|
|Mini albums||Hey Yah • Turn Up • THE New Era • • Love Loop|
|World tours||1st World Tour 'Fly' (2016) • World Tour 'EYES ON YOU' (2018) • World Tour 'KEEP SPINNING' (2019)|
|Japanese tours||1st Showcase "IMPACT IN JAPAN" (2014) • 1st Japan Tour "AROUND THE WORLD" (2014) • Japan Tour "MORIAGATTEYO" (2016) • Japan Showcase Tour "MEET ME" (2017) • Japan Arena Special "MY SWAGGER" (2017) • Japan Tour "TURN UP" (2017) • Japan Connecting Hall Tour "THE NEW ERA" (2018) • Japan Arena Special "ROAD 2 U" (2018-2019) • Japan Tour "OUR LOOP" (2019)|
|Thailand tours||Thailand Tour "NESTIVAL" (2017) • Thailand Tour "NESTIVAL" (2018) • Fanfest "SEVEN SECRETS" (2019)|
|Tours/fanmeets||Asia Tour Showcase (2015) • 1st Fanmeeting Tour (2015) • Flight Log: Turbulence Fanmeet Tour (2016-2017) • Global Fanmeeting (2017)|
|Anniversary fanmeetings||365+ 1st Fanmeeting • Amazing Got7 World 2nd Fanmeeting • We Under The Moonlight 3rd Fanmeeting • IGOT7 Research 4th Fanmeeting • Dreaming of Soccer King (Fly GOT7) 5th Fanmeeting (2019) • The Winter We Loved 6th Fanmeeting (2020)|
|Other||GOT7 2022 FANCON: HOMECOMING with I GOT 7 (2022)|
|JB • Yugyeom|
|Tours||Premiere Showcase Tour "Focus" in Asia (2019)|
- https://youtu.be/GVYMBWBRGnA [Deaser] "MAIN DANCERS 3RD MEMBER_GOT7"
- GOT7's Yugyeom Suffers Minor Injury on "Law of the Jungle" Soompi
- GOT7 유겸, AOMG와 전속계약 체결 스타뉴스, 19.02.2021
- GOT7’s Yugyeom Tops iTunes Charts Around The World With “I Want U Around” Featuring DeVita Soompi.