IU (Lee Ji-eun, 이지은) is a South Korean female solo singer and actress.Born May 16th, 1993, IU debuted in 2008 at the age of 15 under LOEN Entertainment. Her debut mini album Lost and Found was well received by critics but was not commercially successful. She broke into the mainstream K Pop market with the Lighter and Softer single Boo, and gained massive popularity with the breakout hit Good Day. She is also well known for her duets with other singers like Seulong of 2AM and her acoustic covers of K Pop hits.In 2011, she acted in the Korean Drama Dream High as the character Kim Pilsuk.
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