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Shinee
Shinee at the Special Stage Expo (5).jpg
Shinee performing at the Special Stage Expo. (L-R) : Key, Taemin, Jonghyun, Onew, Minho
Background information
Origin Seoul, South Korea
Genres K-pop
Years active 2008 (2008)–present
Labels
Associated acts SM Town
Website shinee.smtown.com
Members
Korean name
Hangul 샤이니
Revised Romanization Syaini
McCune–Reischauer Syaini

Shinee (/ˈʃn/ SHY-nee; Korean: 샤이니; Japanese: シャイニー; stylized as SHINee) is a South Korean contemporary boy group formed by S.M. Entertainment in 2008.[1] The group consists of Onew, Jonghyun, Key, Minho, and Taemin. They made their debut on May 25, 2008 on SBS's Inkigayo with their single, "Replay".

Since their debut, Shinee has released six full-length albums (three in Korean language and three in Japanese language), five mini-albums, three live album and various Japanese singles as well as Japanese remakes of their Korean releases. They have also won many awards, held three concert tours and starred in their own reality shows. Shinee is considered to be a fashion icon having started the "Shinee Trend"[2] and are known for their highly synchronized and complex dancing.

They made their Japanese debut on June 22, 2011 by releasing a Japanese version of their single, Replay,[3] and gained the title, "The artist who managed to get in top 3 for 3 continuous releases since debut," for the foreign artist category. Such an achievement had never been gained by anyone else ever since the single ranking chart was established 45 years ago, in January 1968,[4] followed by their first Japanese studio album, The First on December 7, 2011.[5] Their second Japanese album, Boys Meet U, was released on June 26, 2013.[6]

History[edit]

2008: Debut and The Shinee World[edit]

On May 22, 2008, the group's first mini-album, Replay was released from label company, SM Entertainment.[2][7] The mini-album debuted at #10 on the Korean music charts and peaked at #8, selling 17,957 copies in the first half of 2008.[8]

On June 7, 2008, Shinee participated in the Dream Concert in the Seoul Olympic Stadium along with other South Korean singers and groups.[9][10] The group won their first award, "Rookie of the Month", at the Cyworld Digital Music Awards on June 22, 2008.[11] Shinee took part in SMTown Live '08, which was held on August 18, 2008 at Seoul Olympic Stadium.[12] On August 23, 2008, they attended the MNet 20's Choice Awards 2008, where they won the "Hot New Star" award.[13]

Shinee released their first full-length album, The Shinee World, on August 28, 2008.[14] The album debuted on the charts at #3, selling 30,000 copies.[15] The first single released from the album was "Sanso Gateun Neo (Love Like Oxygen)", a cover of "Show the World" by Martin Hoberg Hedegaard,[16] originally written by the Danish songwriting and production team of Thomas Troelsen, Remee and Lucas Secon.[17] On September 18, 2008, Shinee's "Sanso Gateun Neo (Love Like Oxygen)" was the #1 song on M! Countdown.[18] A few days later, Shinee received the "Mutizen" award for the same single on SBS's Popular Songs.

Shinee participated in the 5th Asia Song Festival, where they received the "Best New Artist" award with a Japanese girl group, Berryz Kobo.[19] The group attended the 2008 Style Icon Awards on October 30, 2008, where they won the "Best Style Icon Award".[20] On the same day, a repackage album of The Shinee World titled Amigo was released. The re-packaged album contained three new songs: "Forever or Never", a remix of "Sa. Gye. Han (Love Should Go On)" (사.계.한) and the promotional single "Amigo" (아.미.고).[21] "Amigo" is a shortened version of the Korean phrase "Areumdaun Minyeorueljoahamyeon Gosaenghanda" (아름다운 미녀를 좋아하면 고생한다 lit. Heart Aches When You Fall In Love With a Beauty).[17]

On November 15, 2008, Shinee won the "Best New Male Group" award at the 10th annual Mnet Asian Music Awards, beating fellow newcomers U-KISS, 2PM, 2AM and Mighty Mouth.[22] At the 23rd Annual Golden Disk Awards, they performed a medley of their songs and won the award for "YEPP Newcomer Album".[23]

2009: Romeo, rising popularity and 2009, Year of Us[edit]

Shinee in February, 2009 performing at Rajamangala Stadium in Bangkok, Thailand.

In early February, 2009, Shinee won "Best Newcomer" award along with Davichi and Mighty Mouth at the 18th Seoul Music Awards.[24] Shinee's second mini album Romeo was released on May 25.[25][26][27] Its lead single, "Juliette", was released earlier on May 18.[25] The song was an instrumental remake of Corbin Bleu's "Deal with It".[28] Shinee eventually had their return performance on June 5, 2009, on KBS's Music Bank, where they received the award for first place.[29]

The group released their third mini-album, 2009, Year Of Us, on October 19, 2009.[30][31] The lead single, "Ring Ding Dong", was released digitally on October 14.[32] In early December, 2009, Shinee won the "Popularity" award along with Super Junior at the 24th Golden Disk Awards.[33] In February, 2010, the group won the main "BonSang" award at the 19th Seoul Music Awards.[34]

2010: Lucifer and first Asia tour[edit]

The second full length studio album, entitled Lucifer, was released on July 19, 2010 in South Korea. The music video promoting the lead single, also named Lucifer, was released on the same day.[35] Within hours of the release, the album topped various physical and digital sales charts in South Korea.[36] The songs on the album "were more carefully selected than ever", and the album is said to "[give] listeners a great chance to experience the diverse musical characters and more mature vocal skills of the members."[37] The group made their comeback on July 23, 2010 at KBS Music Bank.[38] The studio album was re-released as a repackaged version, entitled Hello, on October 1, 2010. The music video of the promotional single, also named "Hello", was released on October 4, 2010. The re-released version included three new tracks.

Amidst their promotional activities for the second studio album, the group also participated in the SMTown Live '10 World Tour alongside their label-mates. On August 21, 2010, they performed in a concert at Seoul Olympic Stadium in Seoul.[39] On September 4, 2010, they also performed at a concert at Staples Center in Los Angeles.[40] Later, on September 11, 2010, Shinee also participated in a concert at Hongkou Stadium in Shanghai.[41]

On December 26, 2010, Shinee started their first concert tour, Shinee World by holding their concert at Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Tokyo. The event was attended by a total audience of approximately 24,000 attendees.

2011: Japanese debut and The First[edit]

Shinee performs "Ring Ding Dong" at the SMTown concert in New York

On January 1, 2011, Shinee performed a concert at Olympic Gymnastics Arena in Seoul as a part of their tour, Shinee World. The concert then continued at 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 also continued in two concerts in Paris at Zenith de Paris, three concerts in Tokyo at Tokyo Dome and at Madison Square Garden in New York City.[42][43]

On June 22, 2011, the Japanese version of "Replay" was released,[44] selling more than 91,000 copies in the first week. It was subsequently certified 'Gold' by RIAJ for selling over 100,000 copies.[45]

On June 19, 2011, Shinee made history by becoming the first Asian artists to perform at Abbey Road Studios in London, holding their Japan Debut Premium Reception there. On July 22, 2011, Shinee started their Japan Debut Premium Reception Tour. They performed at a number of concerts while touring various cities across Japan including Fukuoka on July 22, Kobe on July 23, Tokyo on July 27 and 28, Sapporo on August 8 and Nagoya on August 11, 2011.

On August 28 and October 12, 2011, two Japanese remakes, "Juliette",[46] and "Lucifer" were released, respectively.[47]

The group's first Japanese studio album, The First, was released on December 7, 2011.[48] The album featured five new songs in addition to Japanese remakes of seven previously released Korean songs. The regular version of the album also featured the theme song of the drama Strangers 6, a track called "Stranger" as a bonus.[49]

The group was invited to be the opening act of The 6th London Korean Film Festival, which took place at Odeon West End Theater on November 3, 2011.[50] They also performed in their hour-long gala concert Shinee in London, the tickets for which sold out within a minute.[51][52] This also marked the first time that any Korean artist(s) had held an independent concert in London.

Shinee participated in 2011 Winter SMTown – The Warmest Gift album with the cover of the song "Last Christmas". The compilation album by SM artists was released on December 13, 2011.[53]

Shinee held a commemorative live concert in honor of the successful release of their first Japanese album, The First, at the Tokyo International Forum Hall A on December 24, 2011. The live concert took place three times in order to accommodate the 15,000 fans that won a lottery to attend. They performed a total of six songs including their Japanese debut single, Replay (Kimi wa Boku no Everything) and Lucifer, as well as a new song in their album called To Your Heart.[54] On December 28, 2011 Tower Records Japan announced that Shinee had won the 'Artist of the Year' award at the K-Pop Lovers! Awards 2011, beating out other K-Pop groups for the award.[55]

2012: Sherlock, first Japan Arena Tour and second Asia tour[edit]

Shinee performs "Sherlock" at the Expo 2012 in Yeosu

Shinee's fourth Korean mini album, Sherlock, was digitally released on March 19,[56] and physically on March 21.[57][58][59]

On March 26, 2012, Shinee alongside their labelmates, became stockholders of SM Entertainment. They received 340 shares each (value of around $13,600 for each member).[60]

The Japanese remake of "Sherlock" was released in Japan on May 16.[61] They also started their first Japan nationwide concert tour titled "Shinee World 2012" on April 25, 2012. The tour took a total of 20 concerts in Fukuoka, Sapporo, Nagoya, Osaka, Kobe, Tokyo and Hiroshima.[62][63] Their first ever Japanese arena tour set a record for the most people in attendance for a Korean act's first Japan tour with total of 200,000 people.[64]

On May 20, 2012, Shinee participated in the SMTown Live World Tour III alongside their label-mates at Honda Center in Anaheim, California.[65][66] Shinee held their second solo concert, Shinee World II, starting in Seoul on July 21 and 22 at Olympic Gymnastics Arena.[67]

Shinee released an original Japanese single, "Dazzling Girl", on October 10.[68] The single sold 97,111 in first week and was chosen to be the theme song for the Japan TV Series "Sukkiri".[69] To promote their new single, Shinee held "Dazzling Girl Special Showcase" on November 1 to 13 at all Zepp Hall in Fukuoka, Osaka, Tokyo, Nagoya, and Sapporo.[70]

On October 4, 2012 EMI announced Shinee's first social game called "SHINee My Love" released October 10. The game is handled by the social gaming network for Android & iOS, mobage.[71]

Shinee released their first Japanese ballad single, 1000-nen, Zutto Soba ni Ite... as their sixth Japanese single and their live DVD for their Shinee World 2012 arena tour on December 12, 2012.[72]

On November 19, 2012, along with actor Kim Soo-hyun, Shinee won the "Ministry of Culture Award" at South Korea's Ministry of Culture, Sports & Tourism and Korea Creative Content Agency's (KOCCA) annual award show, "Korean Popular Culture & Arts Award" at Seoul Olympic Hall.[73][74]

On November 30, 2012 Shinee attended 2012 Mnet Asian Music Awards, which was held in Hong Kong, winning "Best Dance Performance - Male Group" for their latest Korean single, "Sherlock (Clue + Note)".[75]

2013: Dream Girl, Why So Serious?, Boys Meet U, second Japan Arena Tour, and Everybody[edit]

On January 15, 2013, Shinee attended The 27th Golden Disk Award, which was held in Kuala Lumpur at Sepang International Circuit and crowned with the Popularity Award for the third time after winning the same title in 2009 and 2010 and claim the Disk Bonsang for "Sherlock" as their second Bonsang to date, with the last being a trophy for "Lucifer" in 2010.[76]

On February 3, 2013, MBC announced that Shinee would be starring in their own Lunar New Year special entitled "Shinee's Wonderful Day" to air on the 10th. The special features the Shinee members visiting various countries. For the special, Onew visited Thailand, Jonghyun visited Japan, Key and Minho visited England, and Taemin visited Switzerland.[77][78]

Shinee's third Korean album consisted of two versions.[79][80][81][82][83][84] The first part Dream Girl – The Misconceptions of You[85][86] was released on February 19; and the second part Why So Serious? – The Misconceptions of Me was released on April 29.[87][88] Its title track "Dream Girl" is a acid electro funk and was produced by Shin Hyuk and Joombas Music Factory.[89] A compilation album was also subsequently released, The Misconceptions of Us, with two new songs: Selene 6.23 and Better Off.[90]

Earlier in the year, Shinee released the Japanese single "Fire" on March 13.[91] Later on, the group released their second Japanese album "Boys Meet U" on June 26.[92] Its lead single "Breaking News" was released on June 22.[93] On June 28, 2013 Shinee started their second Japan nationwide concert tour in Saitama.[94] Another Japanese single "Boys Meet U" was released on August 21. This release also included "Sunny Day Hero" and Japanese version of "Dream Girl".[95]

On September 29, 2013, S.M. Entertainment announced that Shinee's fifth EP Everybody will be released on October 14.[96]

On November 6, 2013, S.M. Entertainment announced its week-long music festival called SM Town Week.[97] Shinee's concert, titled The Wizard, opened the event on December 21 at the Kintex in Ilsan.[98]

2014–present: first World Tour, third Japan Tour and I'm Your Boy[edit]

On January 29, 2014 S.M. Entertainment announced that Shinee will be holding their 3rd Korean solo concert in March named Shinee World III,[99] later more shows were added - in South America.[100] On February 24 the mayor of Gangnam District, Shin Yeon-hee, announced that Shinee have been appointed honorary ambassadors of Gangnam District, Seoul.[101] On April 2, Shinee released a live concert album from their second solo concert. This album consists of two CDs with total 29 tracks.[102]

Shinee performs "Replay (You're My Everything) Instrumental version" at their Shinee World 2014 tour in Kobe

On May 19, Universal Music Japan revealed that Shinee would release "Lucky Star", their tenth Japanese single, on June 25 as their first release under EMI Records.[103] On May 29, Universal Music Japan revealed that Shinee will be embarking on their third Japan tour from September till December 2014. Starting from September 28, the idol group will start off their tour at Chiba, with 30 scheduled performances around the country, they will conclude their tour on December 14 at Kobe, but will have additional performances to the third tour on March 14/15, 2015 in Tokyo Dome.[104][105][106]

On June 29, 2014 Shinee's tenth Japanese single Lucky Star was released by Universal Music Japan sublabel EMI Records Japan.[107] On August 12, Universal Music Japan announced that Shinee would release their third Japanese album, titled I'm Your Boy, on September 24, preceded by the singles "Boys Meet U", "3 2 1" and "Lucky Star".[108] The title track, "Downtown Baby," of the said album, was released on September 5.

On December 11, 2014, the group released their third album live recorded from the tour Shinee World III held in Olympic Gymnastics Arena on 8 and 9 March the same year, containing two CDs with a total of 33 tracks.[109][110]

SM Entertainment stated on December 15 that Shinee were able to fill the World Memorial Hall in Kobe, Japan with 16,000 fans between December 13 and 14. With that, Shinee successfully completed their 20-city, 30-concert tour which began in the Ichihara City Hall in Chiba, gathering 200,000 audience members overall. Furthermore it was confirmed that Shinee will be holding a solo concert in Tokyo Dome for the first time since their Japanese debut on March 14 and 15, 2015. The Tokyo Dome concert will be the finale and encore for their Japanese tour.[111]

Members[edit]

Shinee's Members[112]
Stage name Birth name Date of Birth
Romanized Hangul Romanized Hangul Hanja
Onew 온유 Lee Jin-ki 이진기 李珍基 (1989-12-14) December 14, 1989 (age 25)
Jonghyun 종현 Kim Jong-hyun 김종현 金鐘鉉 (1990-04-08) April 8, 1990 (age 24)
Key Kim Ki-bum 김기범 金起範 (1991-09-23) September 23, 1991 (age 23)
Minho 민호 Choi Min-ho 최민호 崔珉豪 (1991-12-09) December 9, 1991 (age 23)
Taemin 태민 Lee Tae-min 이태민 李泰民 (1993-07-18) July 18, 1993 (age 21)

Image and artistry[edit]

Shinee is known for their fashion style, created by designer Ha Sang Baek (하상백), which features high-top sneakers, skinny jeans and colorful sweaters.[113] Their style has created a fashion trend amongst students which the media dubbed the "SHINee Trend".[2] With the release of 2009, Year of Us Shinee's style became more mature, though still contained Shinee's unique image. Furthermore instead of working with famous artists and photographers, SM Entertainment's Visual and Art Directing department usually works with up-and-coming talents with new ideas for Shinee's concepts.[114]

Discography[edit]

Main article: Shinee discography

Activities[edit]

Concert tours[edit]

Main tours[edit]

Japan tours[edit]

Concert participation[edit]

Showcases[edit]

Supporting act[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

  • 2012: I AM.
  • 2012: SMTOWN Live in Tokyo Special Edition in 3D

Television drama[edit]

Reality shows[edit]

Music video appearances[edit]

Endorsements[edit]

During their early career Shinee were endorsers for several brands such as Clride.n,[116][117] Smart School Uniform,[118] the cosmetic brand Nana's B,[119] the sports brand Reebok[120] as well as some food brands like Ottogi,[121] Mexicana Chicken[122] and Santa Fe.[123]

In their later years they endorsed clothing brands like Maypole[124][125][126][127] and Right-On[128][129] as well as the popular Korean cosmetic brands like Etude House [130][131][132] and The Saem.[133] The group was also part of the popular Korean comic, "The Blade of the Phantom Master" for a new webtoon series titled "ENT" with SMTown.[134] Furthermore the group endorsed the sports brand Skechers [135] and collaborated with Naver and Skechers for 'SHINee-designed' t-shirts and caps.[136][137][138]

Awards and nominations[edit]

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