Lee Soo Young (이수영) is a Korean ballad singer. Born Lee Ji Yeon on April 12, 1979 in Seoul, she made her debut in 1999 in Korea with the smash hit “I Believe.” Currently, she has nine released albums and five mini-albums (labeled as Holiday in Lombok, Classic, As Time Goes By, An Autumn Day, Once) and sang six OSTs. She’s recognized in Korea for her powerful voice and although she rarely appears in her own music videos, she has earned a lot of popularity. She has also recently appeared on a number of variety shows, displaying her sense of humour and her ability to be comical and carefree, adding to her popularity. Today she is considered one of Korea’s most famous ballad singers.
In 2001, she sang a version of the Final Fantasy X song “Suteki Da Ne” in Korean, titled “얼마나 좋을까” (“Eolmana Joheulkka”).
She released her seventh album, Grace, on January 21, 2006. It performed very well, able to shoot straight to the top of the charts. The popularity of the album led to a limited edition(repackage) release of Grace, of which only 30,000 copies were produced. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.