Aside from his insane stamina on stage, his not-so-hidden talent of breaking apples, and his gummy smile paired with his adorable personality, his most highlighted talent is his insane, heavenly vocals. Here are five incredible moments from ATEEZ’s Choi Jongho, 4th gen’s powerhouse vocal.
Immortal Songs- “So You”
After three ATEEZ appearances on the competition show “Immortal Songs,” Jongho made a fourth appearance as a solo act, covering Yarn’s “So You.” Jongho’s angelic yet powerful vocals brought tears to the eyes of audience members. The most notable part of this cover was Jongho’s acapella verse before the end of the song, allowing his vocals to be the sole reason for the shocked and awed emotions on the audience’s faces. Jongho definitely made history with this performance, showing his strength as a vocalist to people who may not have known who he was.
Symphony No.9 “From The Wonderland
On MNET’s ‘Kingdom,’ six groups competed to see who was the strongest in the K-pop industry. During the second challenge of the show, ATEEZ performed their hit, “Wonderland,” in a new version paired with an intense, visually captivating performance. Jongho’s triple highnote introduced in the bridge of the song’s new version amazed viewers around the world as well as the other groups competing. The performance highlighted Jongho’s triple high note, catching the attention of Kingdom viewers and making ATINY proud.
Jongho’s OST, “Gravity,” for the drama ‘Reborn Rich,’ is a powerful, encouraging song about never giving up and sticking your ground no matter what happens. “Gravity” was nominated under the “Outstanding Drama OST” category for the Seoul International Drama Awards. Watch his special live stage performance below!
Lee Mujin Service: Turbulence, Don’t Go Today, Another You, Ocean Waves
Jongho starred in Lee Mujin Service, a YouTube series highlighting vocally talented idols in the K-pop industry. Jongho and Lee Mujin delivered four performances, some as a duo and the others as a Jongho solo. All four songs flawlessly spotlight how Jongho’s voice suits any song, no matter the genre or technicalities needed to sing them successfully.
JJONGST #2 – Happy Ending
For his reoccurring YouTube series, JJONGST, Jongho covers different songs paired with a concept for a short, thoughtful music video. At the end, each JJONGST has a special note to ATINY and any viewer. For his second episode, he covered IU’s “Happy Ending,” showcasing his vocal range and ability perfectly.