Born in Korea and raised in the United States, KATIE is a rising international R&B and pop sensation.
In 2014, she rose to fame after winning the fourth season of the popular Korean TV show “K-pop Star” (the Korean X-Factor).
KATIE then signed with YG Entertainment, home to global k-pop stars such as BLACKPINK, BIGBANG, and CL, and spent the next three years developing her sound and growing as a musician.
Her debut EP, LOG, has amassed over 50M streams and 20M views on YouTube. The lead single “Remember” was #1 on the Spotify viral charts in 7 different countries, and features rapper Ty Dolla $ign.
“Future R&B has a new K-pop darling, and her name is KATIE.”
“The chic breakout track's gold-dipped music video intoxicated longtime supporters and new listeners alike, racking up more than five million views in a matter of weeks—no small feat for essentially a debut artist navigating the complexities of a multicultural international pop crossover.”
“Candid, endearing and bravely forging her own path, KATIE is a force to be reckoned with. Her melodious yet quiet voice does not bely the independence and strength that clearly shines through.”
“Meet the Singer Poised to Shake Up South Korea's Entertainment Industry”