January 17 marked Samuel Kim's 17th birthday. In celebration, fans dedicated flashy billboard ads in Times Square, NYC with sweet birthday messages.
In response, Samuel Kim shared appreciation via Brave Entertainment and said, "I want to thank fans who gave me such meaningful and big present for my birthday. I'm happy and it feels like a dream to receive such precious gift that I will forever be proud of. I'll work even harder from now on and become an amazing singer."