Joo Hyun Mi is one of the nation's most successful trot singers, who debuted in 1984 with Couple's Party but got her big break the next year with The Rainy Yeongdonggyo Bridge (above). Her second album, Joo Hyun Mi 2, won the grand prize (daesang) at the 1988 Golden Disc Awards. She was born to Korean-Chinese parents. SNSD fans may remember her from her 2009 duet with Seohyun, Jjarajajja.
source: MBCKpop, KBS Kpop (2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14)