On May 4, 2022, the GRAMMY Museum was thrilled to welcome Woosung for an intimate conversation moderated by Emily Mei discussing his rising career, creative process, his upcoming new EP, Moth, and US & UK tour. Global Spin Live is held in conjunction with GRAMMY.com as a live event extension of the popular online series, Global Spin, showcasing Global Music artists.
Woosung is a Korean-American musician, singer, songwriter, and composer, best known for being the vocalist and electric guitarist of South Korean band The Rose. Debuting in 2017 with the soft-rock hit “Sorry,” The Rose was named one of the “New K-Pop Artists to Watch” by Billboard. They subsequently broke into the top 10 of Billboard’s “Next Big Sound,” “World Digital Song Sales” and “World Albums” charts with the EPs, Dawn and Void, the latter of which also hit #1 on the U.S. iTunes’ K-Pop Albums chart, solidifying the band’s dominance as one of the fastest accelerating artists across the internet.
As the frontman of The Rose, Woosung made his solo debut in 2019 with the EP, Wolf, and its title single, “Face,” quickly racking up nearly 20 million views on YouTube. In 2020, Woosung lent his vocals to the original soundtrack of award-winning K-drama series, Itaewon Class. A multifaceted performer, Woosung released his debut feature-length album, Genre, in December of 2021 and has an upcoming EP, Moth, set to be released on May 13 via Transparent Arts. He recently toured as the opening act for the legendary South Korean hip hop group Epik High.