Kim Hyun Joong is a singer/actor signed to KeyEast Entertainment and is the leader of the popular KPOP group SS501. He dropped out of high school when he was 15 to pursue his dream as a singer. After training and leaving another group, he auditioned for DSP Media where he meet and debuted with the other SS501 members. While promoting with the group, Hyun Joong made a name for himself when he was casted the role of “Yoon Ji Hoo“, one of the lead roles in the famous Korean drama “Boys Over Flowers.” In 2010, he and the rest of the members left DSP Media and are now pursuing their solo careers (though they have left DSP Media, Hyun Joong has stated that SS501‘s activities will be top priority in their new contracts). During his promotions as a solo artist, Hyun Joong has won many awards on music programs and even won the “Best Male Solo Artist of 2011“ at the MAMAs.