Lee Taemin 个人资料
Name: Lee Taemin Height: 5’10 Birthday: July 18th, 1993 in Seoul, South Korea Biography: Taemin was discovered at the 2005 S.M. Open Weekend Audition Casting. He studied Chinese in Beijing in 2007. In March 2011, he transferred to Hanlim Arts High School from his previous school, Chung Dam High School to accommodate his hectic schedule for SHINee’s Japanese advancement. He graduated in February 2012 but was unable to make it to the ceremony due to SHINee. He is ...
Choi Minho
Name: Choi Minho Height: 6’1 Birthday: December 9th, 1991 in Incheon, South Korea Biography: Minho was discovered at the 2006 S.M. Casting System. Minho graduated from Konkuk University’s affiliated high school on February 10th, 2010. After taking the college admissions test the previous year, he was admitted in 2010 to Konkuk’s part-time admittance for the arts and culture film major where he is currently attending. His father, Choi Yun-kyum, is a well-kn...
Kim Kibum (Key) 个人资料
Name: Key (Kim Kibum) Height: 5’11 Birthday: September 23rd, 1991 in Daegu, South Korea. Biography: Key was a varsity water-skier in Dae Gu Yeong Shin Middle School and is known for his multilingual talents since he spent six weeks on an exchange in America. Key was discovered at the 2006 S.M. National Tour Audition Casting. Key was raised by his grandmother from birth. His mother was sick after giving birth and his father was busy with work. On October 10th, 2014 Key...
Kim Jonghyun 个人资料
Name: Kim Jonghyun Height: 5’8 Birthday: April 8th, 1990 in Seoul, South Korea Biography: Jonghyun has been active in music since he was in junior high school. He was in a band and participated in many festivals in his area. In his band, he was not a vocalist but a bassist. The band’s name was “Zion” and during one of its shows, he was scouted by SM. Jonghyun was discovered at the 2005 S.M. Casting System. Random facts/Q&As from Seek Magazine in Se...
Lee Jinki (Onew) 个人资料
Name: Onew (Lee Jinki) Height: 5’10 Birthday: December 14th, 1989 in Gwangmyeong, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea Biography: Onew was discovered at the 2006 S.M. Academy Casting. Onew received great appreciation from Lee Soo Man, SM Entertainment’s founder, at a Girls’ Generation’s debut showcase. Lee Soo Man noticed him and wanted to hear Onew sing during a “one time/on the spot” audition. He signed the contract with SM the next day. Onew gradu...
Fun Facts #1
Key’s first love was back when he was in elementary grade. He is still friends with her. Minho describes himself as a flame. He gets excited quickly, but also cools down easily. Onew prefers strawberry milk over chocolate milk. (I’ll take chocolate!) It agitates Minho when a fan would look at another member at a fansigning event when he’s right in front of her–giving her an autograph. Onew knows how to knit. (That’s pretty cool!) Minho feels awkwar...
Philanthropy
On August 9, 2011, Shinee and their label mates f(x) and Girls' Generation, took part in an effort to help African children. The groups were joined by the United Nation's Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, in the "Help African Children" project co-organized by the Korean Red Cross Society and the Korean UNICEF committee.[185] In 2016, Shinee's Minho was part of UNICEF's #IMAGINE campaign which was fir...
Endorsements
Early in their career, Shinee were endorsers for several brands, such as the cosmetic brand Nana's B[168] and the sports brand Reebok.[169] Later, they endorsed the clothing brand Maypole[170][171][172] as well as the popular Korean cosmetic brands Etude House[173][174][175] and The Saem.[176] In 2012, Etude House’s Lash Pump 3-Step Volume-Cara, a PC-based and mobile micro-site featuring "doll eyelashes" main model Sandara Park ...
Musical style and themes
The predominant musical genre of the group is contemporary R&B.[3] The group's early hits like "Replay" and "Lucifer" veered toward R&B and dance pop,[144]while singles such as "Get Down" and "Jo Jo" explored other musical styles such as hip-hop and dance.[158][159] Shinee's third album is significantly influenced by funk rock, electronic music and rock.[160][161] Billboard colu...
Vocals and Dance
Shinee are acknowledged for their innovative approach to music and peerless choreography and are considered as one of the best live vocalists and dancers in Korean pop,[144] known for their good vocal performances and complex choreographies as well as a unique kind of music that is quite different from usual K-pop.[1][145] At S.M. Entertainment's showcase in New York in October 2011, Jon Caramanica of the New York Times summarized them as "the most ambit...
Image
Shinee is known for their fashion style, initially created by designer Ha Sang-beg (하상백), which features high-top sneakers, skinny jeans, and colorful sweaters.[141] Their style has created a fashion trend amongst students which the media dubbed the "Shinee Trend".[1][6] The groups "boyish charm" was an important factor in Shinee gaining fans. With the release of 2009, Year of Us, Shinee's style became more mature, though still contained Shinee's uni...
2017-present: "Five"
On February 22, Shinee released their fifth full-length Japanese album, Five. To promote the album, they launched their fifth Japan tour Shinee World 2017, starting in Fukui's Sun Dome on January 28, 2017 and ending in Tokyo on April 30, 2017, with a total of 25 concerts in 10 cities.
2015–2016: Odd, DxDxD and 1 of 1
On February 17, Shinee were invited as the only Korean artist(s) to China’s Lunar New Year Program, Chun Jie Wan Hui, which is hosted by Liaoning TV and has been the highest viewed show for 12 years amongst other shows that air during the same time.[118] Shinee held a three-day long concert, Shinee World IV, at Seoul’s Olympic Park Gymnastics Gymnasium between May 15 and 17, where the group premiered the new songs off their upcoming album.[119] Their fourth studio alb...
2013–2014: Dream Girl, Why So Serious?, Boys Meet U, Everybody and I'm Your Boy
On January 15, 2013, Shinee attended the 27th Golden Disk Awards, which was held in Kuala Lumpur at Sepang International Circuit, and received the "Popularity Award" for the third time, winning the same title in 2009 and 2010, and receiving the "Disk Bonsang" for "Sherlock", their second after winning for "Lucifer" in 2010.[85] On February 3, MBC announced that Shinee would be starring in their own Lunar New Year speci...
2011–2012: Japanese debut, The First and Sherlock
On January 1, 2011, Shinee performed at Olympic Gymnastics Arena in Seoul as a part of their tour, Shinee World, following shows in Taipei, Nanjing, Singapore, Nagoya, and Osaka throughout 2011. On January 25 and 26, 2011, the group participated in the Japan leg of SMTown Live '10 World Tour alongside their fellow labelmates at Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo, which then continued on to two concerts in ...
2009–2010: Rising popularity and Lucifer
In early February 2009, Shinee won the "Best Newcomer" award along with Davichi and Mighty Mouth at the 18th Seoul Music Awards.[25] Shinee's second extended play, Romeo, was released on May 25.[26][27][28] Its lead single, "Juliette", was released earlier on May 18.[26] The song is an instrumental remake of Corbin Bleu's "Deal with It".[29] Shinee had their first stage performance for the song on KBS'...
2008: Debut and The Shinee World
Prior to the group's debut, the label company, SM Entertainment, introduced an upcoming contemporary R&B boy group with its goal to be trendsetters in all areas of music, fashion and dance.[3] The group's Korean name, Shinee is a new coined word and explained as a combination of shine meaning light, and the suffix ee, therefore meaning "one who receives the light".[4] On May 22, 2008, the group's first EP, Replay, was rele...
Basic Info about SHINee
Shinee (/ˈʃaɪniː/ shy-nee; Korean: 샤이니; Japanese: シャイニー; stylized as SHINee) is a South Korean boy group formed by S.M. Entertainment in 2008. The group is composed of five members: Onew, Jonghyun, Key, Minho and Taemin. Shinee were introduced as a contemporary R&B boy group by their company with the goal to be trendsetters in all areas of music, fashion, dance, etc. and debuted in May, 2008 ...