The famous Korean ballad singer Sung Si Kyung is mostly known for his smooth and warm voice, which seems to affect every part of the population, from the youngest to the oldest. He garnered attention in 2000 when he won the Grand Prize of a cyber-music festival. At that time, he was a student majoring in literature. His first album, Cheo eum cheo reom (Like the First Time), was released the following year and was a great success. He has released five albums so far, whose tracks are sometimes featured in original soundtracks for dramas. He has also gained popularity in Japan.