13-Year-Old Jiny Yu Touches Heart Strings With Emotional Performance Of “I’m Not The Only One”

13-year-old South Korean singer Jiny Yu had the judges shaking big time when she sang a touching rendition of Sam Smith’s “I’m Not The Only One”. The young singer brought out the emotions behind the song so naturally with a breathy and sincere vocal. Straight away, judge Jin-young Park was smiling like a little kid, clearly realizing that she was the real deal.

Jiny showed composure and vocal control that was far beyond her years. She sang the verses with a gentle and calming voice, before rising to sing a more dramatic chorus, and she hit every note like a pro. The video was a smash hit online, becoming the most popular cover of the Sam Smith hit on YouTube with 14 million views.

Jiny gave a performance on K-pop Star 6: The Last Chance, where she competed for a chance to join the major South Korean entertainment companies YG, JYP, and Antenna. Fans were really impressed with her performance and added some witty comments below the video such as, “She sang like she had divorced thrice, so much emotion” and “If you ever have a bad day, just think about the person who performed after her.”

The Sam Smith cover was not the only viral performance Jiny gave during her time on the show. She also sang a show-stopping version of Adele’s “When We Were Young”. The young singer performed it so perfectly that it almost seemed like the song was made just for her. Her version of “When We Were Young” drew 10 million views on YouTube, which also made it one of the most popular covers of the hit on the platform.

Jiny is a Korean-American singer who was born on September 15, 2003, in the US. She advanced to the top 10 on K-pop Star 6: The Last Chance, although she was eliminated when the judges made the cut for the top 8.

In 2019, Jiny signed with World Star Entertainment as a trainee idol. The following year she competed in the teen idol reality television show Cap-teen, where she placed in the top three.

In 2020, Jiny began her recording career by contributing the song “Photographs” as a solo track that featured on the Cap-teen Top7 EP, which featured contestants from the show. The following year, she recorded the song “Dead Inside” for the official soundtrack for the hit K-drama Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce).

For more incredible vocals from 13-year-old sensation Jiny Yu, follow her on her Instagram channel. See the young South Korean singer’s touching renditions and experience her breathy, sincere, and controlled vocal performances that have garnered millions of online views. Don’t miss out on the emotion, talent and composure that Jiny Yu brings to every performance.

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