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Group 'acknowledged' musically | JP sherlock May 16th♥ WELCOME SHINEE WORLD ! TO SHINEE OFFICIAL SOOMPI THREAD №. 2 SHINee 「샤이니」 Members from Left to Right : KEY+ JONGHYUN + TAEMIN + MINHO + ONEW SHINee (샤이니) is a contemporary group signed under SM Entertainment. The group consists of five members: Onew, Jonghyun, Key, Minho and Taemin Their very first music video and single was “누난 너무 예뻐 (replay)” or “Noona Neomu Yeppeo” also known as “replay” and it became an instant hit among many noonas across the nation. With their likable charms, cute faces and talent, it is no wonder that SHINee quickly became popular within just a month after their debut, hoping to become the future leaders in music, dancing and fashion, they’re a very promising group with a bright future ahead of them. © excerpt written by panphila 「 5 stars from the universe 」 ● Stylized as SHINee, pronounced "shiny" ● Debut Date: May 25, 2008 at SBS INKIGAYO ● Debut Song: 누난 너무 예뻐 (replay) ● Genres: Pop, R&B, Dance ● Label: SM Entertainment, Avex Trax/ Rhythm Zone 「 THE SHINEE WORLD 」 ● Official Fan Club Name: "SHINee World" or "Shawol" ● Official Fan Club Color: "Pearlescent Sky Blue" 「 RULES, PLEASE READ ! ! ! 」 Soompi Korean music rule applies in this thread. Do not be intimidated if reprimanded [✖] No Bashing, No fighting [✖] Do not request for download links [✖] Do not quote images [✖] Do not SPAM [✖] Do not SPREAD RUMORS [✖] Strictly NO CUSSING [✖] Don’t die, Laugh it off [✔] Do backtrack [✔] Answer people’s questions [✔] Provide your sources, always credit properly [✔] Organize your post [✔] Re-size HQ pics for fast loading [✔] Ignore the trolls [✔] Stay on Topic [✔] Enjoy the thread [✔] Be kind, respect each other [✔] There’s no post limit but moderate your greed 「 SHINEE MEMBER PROFILES 」 ON E W ▶Real name: Lee Jinki , 이진기 , 李珍基 , イ・ジンギ ▶Stage Name: Onew , 온유 , 温流 , オニュ ▶Onew Emoticon: ^▽^ ▶Animal Counterpart: Rabbit ▶Position: Leader and Main Vocals ▶Vocal positions: Tenor 1 , Tenor 2, Baritone ▶Nickname: Leader Onew, Dubu (Tofu), Onew Sangtae (Onew Condition), Ontokki ▶Date of Birth: December 14th, 1989 (20 in International, 21 in Korea) ▶Hometown: Gwangmyeong, Gyeonggi-do ▶School: Chungwoon University (Present) ▶Blood Type: O | ▶ Height: 177 cm | ▶ Weight: 60-61 kg ▶Hobby and Interests: Singing, Piano, Chinese ▶Discovered: 2006 S.M. Academy Casting I. ONEW'S FUN FACTS Onew joined SHINee after being casted at the SM Academy in 2006. He dreamed to be a singer ever since high school after hearing people praised him for his soft chocolate vocals. He also achieved an outstanding result of ranking 2nd in his second last year of high school. Nicknamed Dubu cos of his soft/ pure personality and Ontokki cos of his 2 bunny teeth; you will never be convinced that he is the eldest in the group as his cute and adorkable personality never leaves him. Although he is the chubbiest member of the group, fans love him for his ongguns, onthighs and onbuns (LOL) and we must never forget his captivating smiling-eyes and contagious smile, which are his best features that proceeds in killing numerous noonas in the entertainment world: Ye Eun, Seungyeon, Lee Sooyoung and Jung Juri etc are a notable few who have fallen under the charms of our dubu leader ♥ He calls himself "flubber" as he is very unpredictable and has the ability to surprise everyone with his odd talents such as Trot Singing, Donald Duck imitations, Spinning Tables and Body Gags. His Onew sangtae (condition) stems from these talents and has never failed to impress people / make people laugh on variety shows, which earned him a permanent MC spot on Night Star. His talents don’t stop here; he recently composed the lyrics for “Your Name” in their latest Lucifer album and has participated in a few duets with Jonghyun, Jessica and Kim Yeonwoo etc in SHINee’s previous albums. Having already casted in 2 musicals (Brothers Were Brave and Rock of Ages), there is so much more this young man is capable to show. He acquires to be a “decent bad boy”, yet fans know that he is the nicest and most humble person ever who never gets mad at his fellow members for teasing him. Being the filial son as he is, he wakes up to his mom’s text messages every morning and recently bought his dad a car with the money he earned. Last but certainly not least, we can never forget about his OTP, Fried Chicken. He loves it more than his son, Yoogeun. ** LA! Once you start thinking about eating chicken or acting random, you might not realize it but you have already fallen for our Dubu leader (; ** “Everybody Chicken! Bbyong” ♥© Onew's Fun Facts written by vivz @ soompi shinee♥ II. ONEW'S PERSONAL APPEARANCES ▶  Lee Hyun Ji’s mini album "Kiss Me" – Duet with Lee Hyun Ji’s "Vanilla Love" ▶  Lee Hyun Ji’s "Vanilla Love" Music Video appearance ▶  SM TOWN LIVE 2008 CONCERT in SEOUL / SHANGHAI / THAILAND – "Doobuhnjjae Gyuhwool" duet with Super Junior's Ryeowook ▶  Girl’s Generation 2nd mini album "Tell Me Your Wish (GENIE)" –Duet with Jessica "Il Nyeon Hu (One Year Later)" ▶  MBC-TV Every1 "Now is the Flower Boys Generation" Feat. SHINee as co-MC ▶  MBC-TV "SHOW, MUSIC CORE" – Duet with Jessica "Il Nyeon Hu (One Year Later)" ▶ [2008 / 2009] KBS-2FM SUPER JUNIOR's "Kiss the Radio" – "Special DJ" Feat. DJ Onew and Jonghyun ▶ [2008 / 2009] MBC Park Kyung Lim’s "Byulbam Radio" – Permanent DJ with DJ Onew and Key ▶ [2008 / 2009] MBC Shindong and Shinyoung's "Shim Shim Tapa Radio" – Feat. DJ Onew, Jonghyun and Minho ▶  MBC Taeyeon's "Chin Chin Radio" – Feat. DJ Onew and Minho ▶  KBS-2FM "Music Show Radio" – Feat. DJ Onew and Key ▶  SHINee 2nd mini album "ROMEO" – Duet with SHINee’s Jonghyun "Please, Don’t Go" ▶  SHINee 3rd mini album "2009.Year Of Us" – Duet with Kim Yeon Woo "The Name I Loved" ▶  KBS-2TV "Invincible Youth" – Special Guest appearance (Christmas Episode) ▶  MBC-TV "We Got Married" – Special guest with SHINee's Key ▶ [2009 / 2010] Girl’s Generation 1st Asia Tour “Into the New World” Seoul Concert - Duet with Jessica "Il Nyeon Hu (One Year Later)" ▶  Girl’s Generation 1st Asia Tour "Into the New World" Shanghai Concert – Duet with Jessica "Il Nyeon Hu (One Year Later)" ▶  KBS-2FM SUPER JUNIOR's "Kiss the Radio" – Substitute for Leeteuk DJ with Eunhyuk ▶  MBC Taeyeon's "Chin Chin Radio" – 89'er Special appearance ▶  KBS-R Cool FM "Lee Soo Young's Radio Show" – Guest DJ ▶  Brothers Were Brave (Hey, Bro!) Musical Featuring as Onjoobong ▶  KBS-2TV Variety Show "Ya Haeng Sung (Night Star)" permanent MC ▶  SHINee 2nd Album "LUCIFER" – Wrote the Korean Lyrics of "Your Name” ▶  MBC Music Core MC with f(x)’s Krystal (20100807 and 20100814) ▶  SM TOWN LIVE 2010 CONCERT in SEOUL / LA / SHANGHAI – "The Name I loved" Feat. Super Junior's Ryeowook ▶  Rock of Ages Musical Featuring as Ondrew ▶  MBC Music Core MC with Minho + T-ara's Jiyeon and Miss A's Suzy JO N G H Y U N ▶ Real Name: Kim Jonghyun, 김종형 , 金钟铉 , キム・ジョンヒョン ▶ Stage Name: Jonghyun , 종형 , 钟铉 , ジョンヒョン ▶ Jonghyun Emoticon: ㅎㅅㅎ ▶ Animal Counterpart: Dog ▶ Nickname: Bling Bling Jonghyun, Puppy Jong, Jjong ▶ Position: Lead Vocals ▶ Vocal Positions: Tenor 1, Tenor 2 ▶ Date of Birth: April 8th, 1990 (20 in International, 21 in Korea) ▶ Hometown: Seoul ▶ School: Seoul Music Institute (Graduated in 2009) ▶ Blood Type: AB | ▶ Height: 173 cm | ▶ Weight: 56 kg ▶ Siblings: Older sister ▶ Hobby and Interests: Watching Movies, Singing, Writing lyrics, ▶ Piano, Composing Songs & Chinese ▶ Discovered: 2005 S.M. Casting System I. JONGHYUN'S FUN FACTS Jonghyun was first discovered in 2005 by an SM Entertainment recruiter while performing at an outside venue with his High School band mates. Before he became a trainee, he used to be the bassist in his own High School band. Music has always been a big factor in Jonghyun’s life. Even when he was a trainee, instead of going to class, he would head over to the SM building and practice all day. He has trained harmonization for 3 years. A "dino" who can play the bass, guitar, piano and is able to reach 4 octaves! Due to their similar features, Jonghyun is known as one of the three "Dinosaur" siblings in the SM family along with F(x)’s Amber and Super Junior’s Donghae. Hence, this is where his nickname Dino/raptor originates from. Since he is the shortest member in SHINee (especially next to Minho, LOL) he has what you might call a slight "Height Complex". But that doesn’t stop our Bling Bling from working out at the gym; the results of his hard work can be seen in their "Lucifer" MV. Of course, he can’t lose to Minho in everything! One of the most important people in Jonghyun’s life is his older sister whom he loves very much. To some, Jonghyun might seem a bit cold at first, but that’s only because he takes a bit longer to warm up to others. When he does become close to someone, he holds onto them very dearly. Walking in the pathway to become a composer, he has stomped lyrics for "Juliette", "UP & DOWN", as well as "Obsession". Writing lyrics isn’t his only specialty as many are aware of his explosive vocals. He has been praised by well known and respected artists like Wheesung, 4men, Jung Yeop, Baek Ji Young and many others. As Jonghyun once said, "I sing with my soul". Although he may not look it, our puppy Jjong is a romanticist and a very emotional one at that. Dubu leader once mentioned that when Bling starts crying, he cries the whole day, remembering one emotional event after another. ㅋ ㅋ A talkative dino who is confident of his looks and understands the importance of health. Jjong is #1 in skinship and has an S-line body along with a sexy mole on his chest! A banana smoothie date is essential for this dino or he will suffer from "Onew sangtae". The word "embarrassing" comes to him when he dances to girl group songs unlike diva Key.ㅋㅋㅋㅋ Do not judge this dino by his height cos he can run at an amazing speed! Love him for who he is and you'll find him the most lovable dino on Earth! ♥ "Is this the reality you wanted?" © Jonghyun's Fun Facts written by babyblue & paprii @ soompi shinee thread♥ II. JONGHYUN'S PERSONAL APPEARANCES ▶  Zhang Li Yin’s 1st album "I Will" – Duet with Zhang Li Yin’s "Wrongly Given Love" ▶  SHINee 1st album "The SHINee World" – "Y Si Fuera Ella" Solo ▶  SM TOWN LIVE 2008 CONCERT in SEOUL / SHANGHAI / THAILAND – "Guhwiui Kkoom" with Super Junior's Kyuhyun & Song Kwangshik ▶ [2008 / 2009] KBS-2FM SUPER JUNIOR’S "KISS THE RADIO" Feat. DJ Onew and Jonghyun ▶  KBS-2FM SUPER JUNIOR'S "KISS THE RADIO" – Special Guest ▶  MBC Shindong and Shinyoung's "Shim Shim Tapa Radio" – Special guest with Girl's Generation's Jessica and Super Junior's Ryeowook ▶  MBC-TV Every1 "Now is the Flower Boys Generation" Feat. SHINee as co-MC ▶  SHINee 2nd mini album "ROMEO" – Duet with SHINee’s Onew "PLEASE, DON’T GO" ▶  SHINee 2nd mini album "ROMEO" – Wrote the Korean Lyrics of "JULIETTE" ▶  SHINee 2nd Album "LUCIFER" – Wrote the Korean Lyrics of "Obsession", "UP & DOWN" ▶  SM TOWN LIVE 2010 CONCERT – "Sea of Love" duet with Super Junior's Yesung ▶  KBS-2FM SUPER JUNIOR’S "KISS THE RADIO" – "Special DJ" with SHINee’s Taemin KEY ▶ Real Name: Kim Kibum , 김기범 , 金基范 , キム・キボム ▶ Stage Name: Key , 키 , キー ▶ Key Emoticon: `ㅂ'* ▶ Animal Counterpart: Fox ▶ Nickname: Almighty Key, Key Umma , Keymera, Keyva ▶ Position: Vocals & Rapper ▶ Vocal Position: Tenor 2, Baritone ▶ Date of Birth: September 23rd, 1991 (19 in international, 20 in Korea) ▶ Hometown: Daegu ▶ School: Daegu Youngshin High School (Graduated in March 2010) ▶ Blood Type: B | ▶ Height: 177 cm | ▶ Weight: 59kg ▶ Hobby and Interests: Rap, Dance, Water - skiing, English, Chinese, Japanese ▶ Discovered: 2005 S.M. National Tour Audition Casting I. KEY'S FUN FACTS Key auditioned for SM Entertainment in 2005 but unfortunately, he failed. But his dream of becoming a singer since childhood days didn’t allow him to stop there, he auditioned again in 2006 and during his 2nd try, only 2 people were to be accepted; he was one of them. His stage name comes from the fact that he loves to solve things. Key is the "triple-threat" in SHINee, he is gifted with skills in singing, rapping, & dancing hence his "Almighty" title. His personal talent is imitating other people and even a robotic character from a cartoon show, the classic line being "Woah! Money! With money anything can be done!!”. He’s also good at learning girl groups’ dance and learns it really quickly by just watching it several times. He (sort of) cooks, does chores and loves to take care of other people. In SHINee, he’s known as Key umma. At first he was just Taemin's umma, after that his nagging extends to include all of the members, and now it is becoming that he nags at whoever he sees. As he’s becoming naggier and naggier, Taemin no longer calls him “umma” now (LOL). Key loves children and is good at playing with them. He always wants to get married soon so that he can has a children of his own. Key takes good care of his belongings. He’s good at preparing and analyzing, belongs to the kind who is able to work out a plan from scratch with just a single detail. He really hates people touching/using his stuffs without permission. He had the habit of writing journal/diary since he was a child and is still doing it now. He loves making friends with people around his ages. He and his 91-line (including some idols that were born in the year 1991 like 2AM's Jung Jinwoon, Beast's Son Dongwoon, Kara's Jung Nicole, After School's NANA, MBLAQ's Mir) are really close with each other. Key said there’s no 91-er amongst the idols that he doesn’t know. Kibum has a love-hate relationship with horror movies and horror stories, he yearns for them but he is also scared of them, he likes them but he also dislikes them. He lost his composure/image in the cinema many times because of that, he is only able to rent horror movies/dramas to watch at home to continue scaring himself. Other members know about it and always try to scare him at the dorm by suddenly popping out from nowhere and shout at him. Key said he really hates whenever they do it. ㅋㅋㅋㅋ Key’s a really honest/straight person. He once stated it in an interview “I can't say things I don't mean, say that I like things I hate, or hate things I like. And more than anything, I can't lie to myself ". For instance, if a fan asks MinHo if she’s beautiful, MinHo will answer immediately “YES” without looking at her. With Key, he will look at her in like 10 seconds first and then consider his answer. Sometimes his honesty pissed off other people but if you know him well, you will understand that he just takes every aspect in life seriously and has a his own realistic way of seeing things. He can be a bit more mature than kids at same age but can act really childish sometimes. Key’s a dog-lover, he has a dog back home named Coco. He also loves watching animation movies. If you have an intention of sending him a gift for his birthday, you should find something like a Sponge Bob with a size of human, or custom yourself in Mr. Potato outfits and jump into a gift box, or at least wrap your present with a wrapping paper that has one of these two things on itㅋㅋㅋ He’s also known as the group's fashionista. Red, white, blue, it is normal for him to carry off these colors, but for colors like pink and grass green which are more difficult to pull off, he is still able to do it. He loves colorful outfits and girls’ accessory, that’s why he prefers outfits during Juliette days the most. Key loves online shopping and spends lot of his money on it. It’s said that when they came back from Thailand after schedule, there were 2 big parcels waiting for him in front of the dorm. Key loves cameras (in all means LOL). He loves taking photos of himself and other members. He has an instant camera (the cute little pink Polaroid) and brings it like everywhere he goes. Key has an instinct of spotting camera (camera-radar), fans call it "Keymera". There’s also one more thing that you should know about Key which is his love towards his grandma. When he was a child, his father (working in banking & finance) was really busy and his mother was sick. He was raised by his grandma and really close to her since then. She’s always the one that gives him supports and also the first one that he asks for opinion in everything he does. © Key's Fun Facts written by hi_ie@ soompi shinee thread♥ II. KEY'S PERSONAL APPEARANCES ▶  Background Dancer at "Attack of the Pin-Up Boys" Movie, Super Junior’s "Wonder Boy" MV ▶  SM TOWN LIVE 2008 CONCERT in SEOUL / SHANGHAI / THAILAND – Rapper's Performance for Super Junior's Rock Video with DBSK's Yunho & Yoo Chun, Super Junior's Shindong and Donghae ▶ [2008/2009] MBC Park Kyung Lim’s "Byulbam Radio" – Permanent DJ with DJ Onew and Key ▶  TVXQ "The Third Asia Love Tour" at Nanjing, China – Rapped for DBSK’s Xiah Junsu’s "XIAHTIC" ▶  MBC-TV Every1 "Now is the Flower Boys Generation" Feat. SHINee as co-MC ▶  MBC-TV "We Got Married" – Special guest with SHINee's Onew ▶  KBS-FM "Music Show Radio" – Feat. DJ Onew and Key ▶  KBS-2TV Music Bank "Boys Generation (GEE)" – Feat. Key and other artists ▶  SBS-TV Inkigayo "Tell me your wish (GENIE)" – Feat. Key , Taemin and other artists ▶  SHINee 3rd mini album "2009.Year Of Us" – Rap duet with SHINee’s Minho Feat. f(x)’s Luna “Get Down” ▶ [2009/ 2010] Girl’s Generation 1st Asia Tour "Into the New World" Seoul Concert – Feat. Jessica "Barbie Girl" rap ▶  KBS-2TV Music Bank Special stage – Feat. IU’s "Letter to You" rap ▶  The Trax’s mini-album "Let U Go" – "Healing" Feat. Key ▶  Girl’s Generation 2nd album "Oh!" – "Martian Virus (Boys & Girls)" Feat. Key ▶  Raising an Idol (Real Variety Show) – Regular cast member ▶  Girl’s Generation 1st Asia Tour "Into the New World" Shanghai Concert – Feat. Jessica "Barbie Girl" rap ▶  Girl's Generation 1st Asia Tour "Into the New World" Shanghai Concert – Feat. Yoona "Introduce Me a Good Person" rap with SHINee's Taemin ▶  SM TOWN LIVE 2010 CONCERT in SEOUL / LA / SHANGHAI – BoA Feat. Key " I DID IT FOR LOVE" rap ▶  SM TOW LIVE 2010 CONCERT in SEOUL / LA / SHANGHAI – "A-YO" with SHINee's Minho & Super Junior's Eunhyeuk and Shindong ▶  KBS-2FM SUPER JUNIOR’S "KISS THE RADIO" – "Special DJ" with SHINee’s Minho ▶  SBS-R Power FM "Heechul's Youngstreet Radio" – "Special DJ" with SHINee’s Minho ▶  MBC-TV "Love Chaser" (Drama Reality TV Show) – Main Appearance Guest MI N H O ▶ Real Name: Choi Minho |최민호 | 崔珉豪 |チェ・ミンホ ▶ Stage Name: Minho | 민호 | 珉豪 |ミンホ ▶ Minho Emoticon: ㅍ_ㅍ ▶ Animal Counterpart: Cow ▶ Nickname: Flaming Charisma Minho, Pomonam ▶ Position: Rapper & Vocals ▶ Vocal Position: Baritone ▶ Date of Birth: December 9th, 1991 (18 in International, 19 in Korea) ▶ Hometown: Incheon ▶ School: Konkuk University (March 2010 - Present) ▶ Blood type: B | ▶ Height: 181 cm | ▶ Weight: 60 kg ▶ Siblings: Older brother (Minsuk) ▶ Hobby and Interest: Soccer, Basketball, Performing, Chinese (studied in Beijing in 2006 & 2007), English ▶ Discovered: 2006 S.M. Casting System I. MINHO'S FUN FACTS Minho is the "flower boy" sporting the flaming charismatic eyes that makes he’s co-members jealous “He is a living existence of selfishness”- Key He even modeled for Ha Sang Baek, Andre Kim and Lee Sang Bong. From being the tall skinny guy from Replay days, his MINABS and MINGUNS became popular to fans after showing it at the "LUCIFER" photo jacket. He is sporty, though we may not have seen a SHINee Minho if he pursued his first dream being a soccer player, and very competitive. You will see his frustrated face whenever he loses at Dream Team and his signature move where he’ll place his finger on his lips then point it to the sky whenever he won. This endearing boy loves kids and very popular to elementary students. Minho doesn’t only attract noonas and kids but as well as hyungs. He’s a certified "hyung collector/magnet", hanging out with SUJU, TVXQ and even staff hyungs, making him once rumoured as TVXQ Changmin’s Grilfriend (LOL). Despite, he’s busy schedule he find time to go to Konkuk University where he’s majoring in Film. He rarely do “aegyo”, but once he does fans will swoon to their feet but not the other members. When ask to show his talent , he may do a wink, imitate squirtle or not blinking in 3 minutes. He loves eating ramen making him Taemin’s target to his famous “Ramen recipe” and kimbap. He’s very humble and down-to-earth. He’s not easily discouraged and continue to strive and prove himself. He once said that he’s motto is to never give up no matter what you encounter. © Minho's Fun Facts written by whiz18 @ soompi shinee♥ II. MINHO'S PERSONAL APPEARANCES ▶  Ha SangBaek's Fashion Show – Model ▶  2008/2009 F / W Pret-a-Porter Busan – Model ▶  The Ninth World Knowledge Forum Andre Kim fashion show – The youngest main model ▶ [2008/2009] MBC Shim Shim Tapa – Feat. DJ Onew, Jonghyun and Minho ▶  Girl’s Generation "GEE" Music Video appearance ▶  MBC Taeyeon's "Chin Chin Radio" - Feat DJ Onew and Minho ▶  Seoul Collection S/S 2009 - Ha Saeng Baek’s Fashion Show Feat. Minho ▶  Lee Sang Bong’s Fashion Show at Dream Forest Festival feat. Minho ▶  SHINee 3rd mini album "2009.Year Of Us" – Rap duet with SHINee’s Key Feat. f(x)’s Luna "Get Down" ▶  KBS-2TV Chuseok Special "Shall We Dance" – PASO DOBLE! ▶  KBS-2TV "Invincible Youth" – Special Guest Appearance ▶  KBS-2TV Dream Team Season 2 – Permanent Cast Member ▶  Girl’s Generation 1st Asia Tour "Into the New World" Shanghai Concert - Feat. Yuri "1, 2 Step" Rap ▶  SM TOW LIVE 2010 CONCERT in SEOUL / LA / SHANGHAI – "A-YO" with SHINee's Key & Super Junior's Eunhyeuk and Shindong ▶  KBS-2FM SUPER JUNIOR’S "KISS THE RADIO" – "Special DJ" with SHINee’s Key ▶  SBS-R Power FM "Heechul's Youngstreet Radio" – "Special DJ" with SHINee’s Key ▶  Girls Generation / Shoujyo Jidai's "GEE" Japanese Music Video appearance ▶  MBC Music Core MC with Onew + T-ara's Jiyeon and Miss A's Suzy TAE MIN ▶ Real Name: Lee Taemin, 이태민, 李泰民, イ・テミン ▶ Stage Name: Taemin, 태민, 泰民, テミン ▶ Taemin's Emoticon: ^^;;; ▶ Animal Counterpart: Cat ▶ Nickname: Handy Boy Taemin, Mushroom Boy, Maknae (Youngest) Taemin ▶ Positions: Vocals & Dancer ▶ Vocal Position: Tenor 2 ▶ Date of Birth: July 18th, 1993 (17 in International, 18 in Korea) ▶ Hometown: Dongbong-gu, Seoul ▶ School: Chungdam High School (present) ▶ Blood type: B | ▶ Height: 175 cm | ▶ Weight: 53kg ▶ Sibling: Older brother (Taesun) ▶ Hobby and Interest: Listening to Music, Popping Dance, Piano, Chinese (Studied in Beijing in 2007) ▶ Discovered: 2005 S.M. Open Weekend Audition Casting I. TAEMIN'S FUN FACTS This endearing cutiepie is awkward around strangers but after warming up to them, he'll be very talkative and loving ♥! Taeminnie would like people to call him manly and not cute because he wants to be up to par with his masculine hyungs. If he could eat only one thing for the rest of his life, it'd be beef steaks ^__^ Once, he confessed to Emma Watson, his ideal girl, on national broadcast ~ ♥ In addition, he LOVES Harry Potter ♥ Given opportunity, he'd love to be in an action flick with gunshooting involved! What gives him an adrenaline rush? Whilst his members answered being onstage, he said, "When I watch horrors?" ㅋㅋ Taemin loves dogs and is a mama's boy! (; Oddly enough, he was born in Seoul but enjoys speaking with a satoori (accent). He often talks to himself. Although dancing is in his blood, he prefers soothing ballads over popping beats. His favorite song from their recent album "Lucifer", is "Life". He wants to have a date at Namsan Tower! The last time he teared was when he couldn't sing well but look at him now! (; He sincerely believes that success comes from hard work and looks up to Michael Jackson very much. He has a hand complex - he thinks his hands are short! XD Kibummie said he is very gullible and tricked him before. ㅋㅋㅋㅋ ㅋㅋㅋ He wears rosary beads on his right wrist and loves God. When he puts on weight, it attacks his face first! He has always been skinny. Despite being young, he knows he has to sacrifice a lot in order to pursue his dreams! © Taemin's Fun Facts written by vivientww @ soompi shinee thread♥ II. TAEMIN'S PERSONAL APPEARANCES ▶  SBS-TV Inkigayo "Wonder Boys" – Feat. Taemin and other artists ▶  SBS Gayo Daejun "Wonder Boys" – Feat. Taemin and other artists ▶  SM TOWN LIVE 2008 CONCERT in SEOUL / SHANGHAI / THAILAND – "Dance Battle" ▶  MBC "TaeHee HyeGyo JiHyun!" Sitcom – Featuring Taemin as Junsu ▶  MBC-TV Music Core "Good bye my Love" – 8Eight Feat. Taemin playing piano ▶  SBS-TV Inkigayo "Tell me your wish (GENIE)" – Feat. Key , Taemin and other artists ▶  Girl's Generation 1st Asia Tour "Into the New World" Shanghai Concert – Feat. Yoona "Introduce Me a Good Person"rap with Key ▶  SM TOWN LIVE 2008 CONCERT in SEOUL / LA / SHANGAI – "Dance Battle" ▶  KBS-2TV DREAM TEAM SEASON 2 in HongKong – Special Cast Appearance ▶  KBS-2TV Chuseok Special "Shall We Dance" ▶  KBS-2FM SUPER JUNIOR’S “KISS THE RADIO” – “Special DJ” with SHINee’s Jonghyun SHINee 1st Thread Link SHINee Japanese Official Website SHINee Korean Official Website