Kim Seo-hyeon (born December 10, 1993), known professionally as Katie Kim, is a South Korean-born American singer based in South Korea who finished first in K-pop Star 4. Her breakthrough performance of “Where You Need To Be” reached 4 million views on South Korea’s leading video-sharing site, Naver TV Cast, in the shortest amount of time in K-pop Star history. After winning the show, she decided to sign with YG Entertainment.
In May 2018, Katie joined AXIS, a new company founded by former YG creative director SINXITY. With a change of label, YG Entertainment will continue to help with the distribution of her debut album.
Katie Kim became a YG Trainee after she won K-pop Star 4. After winning she performed live for the first time with hip-hop duo, Jinusean, with their latest hit, “Tell Me One More Time”, which she performed at SBS Inkigayo. There after, she spent three years with YG Entertainment before switching to a new company, AXIS. She debuted with the single “Remember” from her debut studio album, Log, on June 6, 2018.