Zhou Mi (singer)

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Zhou.
Zhou Mi
Zhou Mi in Bangkok.jpg
Zhou Mi (Break Down Fan Party Press Conference in Bangkok)
Chinese name (traditional)
Chinese name (simplified)
Ethnicity Han
Born (1986-04-19) April 19, 1986 (age 28)
Wuhan, Hubei, China
Occupation Singer-songwriter, Actor, MC
Genre(s) K-Pop
Instrument(s) Vocals
Voice type(s) Tenor
Label(s) SM Entertainment
Years active 2008–present
Associated acts SM Town, Super Junior-M, SM The Ballad
Alma mater Beijing Normal University
Official Website zhoumi.smtown.com
Korean name
Hangul
Revised Romanization Jo Mi
McCune–Reischauer Cho Mi

Zhou Mi (April 19, 1986)[1] is a Chinese singer, a member of the boy band Super Junior-M and the ballad group S.M. The Ballad. In 2014, he released his first solo EP, Rewind.

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

Zhou Mi was born in Wuhan, China, and studied Broadcasting at Beijing Normal University Zhuhai Campus.[2] During high school, Zhou Mi started to enter national singing and entertainment competitions, winning many of them.[3]

Zhou Mi made a name for himself in the Chinese entertainment scene by competing in competitions.[4] While in contentions for the final round of CCTV’s Challenging the Host, a televised national competition for aspiring MCs from all over China he received an offer from SM Entertainment and decided to go to Korea, in late 2006.[5] Zhou Mi won the grand prize at the SM UCC Star Audition,[6] through an online audition, and joined Super Junior-M, Super Junior's third official sub-unit

Super Junior-M[edit]

The group debuted in China on April 8, 2008, with the release of U", a Mandarin remake of Super Junior's 2006 single "U"; Zhou Mi was the main vocalist.[7][8]

He also joined Super Junior with Henry Lau released the single "Santa U Are The One", taken from SMTown's eighth winter album, 2011 Winter SMTown – The Warmest Gift, released on December 13, 2011.[9] He later starred as a main character in the idol drama When Love Walked In.[10]

In February, Zhou Mi became a new member of the ballad group SM The Ballad, initially formed by SM Entertainment in 2010. On the group's 2nd album, Breath, he sang a Chinese version of "Blind".[11][12] At the end of 2014 he released a solo mini album Rewind.[13]

Acting, television work[edit]

In 2013, Zhou Mi appeared in a cameo role for Vincent Fang's film Rhythm of Rain.[14][15][16]

On October 22, Zhou Mi became an MC for season 4 of the SBS MTV's music program The Show with Park Ji-yeon (T-ara) and a new male MC Hongbin (VIXX).[17]

Discography[edit]

For his work with Super Junior-M, see Super Junior-M#Discography.
Extended plays

Filmography[edit]

Variety[edit]

Year TV Network Title Role
2011 CCTV-3 The Avenue of Stars Judge
2012 Sogou TV Love Love Love (爱情美剧盛典) Guest/Participant
Shenzhen TV Generation Show
2013 Men to the Left Women to the Right Guest
Generation Show Guest/Participant
MTV MTV JKPop Guest
CtiTV SS Xiaoyan Night (SS小燕之夜)
GTV 100% Entertainment
- Love J&K
Apple Entertainment Weekly
Hunan TV Happy Camp (快乐大本营)
KBS W Glitter
2014 Dragon TV Immortal Song (不朽之名曲) Guest/Participant
MBC We Got Married Global Edition Season 2 Guest
SBS Star King
Hebei TV Perhaps Love (如果爱)
KBS2 Let's Go Dream Team! Season 2 (출발 드림팀 시즌2) Guest/Participant
- SJM GuestHouse Final Audition Judge
ZJTV Star Escape Rooms (星星的密室) Guest/Participant
MBC Quiz to Change the World Guest
E channel Brave Writers
jTBC Abnormal Summit
KBS2 Immortal Songs 2 (불후의 명곡 Ⅱ - 전설을 노래하다) Guest/Participant
2015 - Youku Big Star Guest
YinYueTai Big Guest
KBS2 Let's Go Dream Team! Season 2 (출발 드림팀 시즌2) Guest/Participant
MTV Idols of Asia Guest

Television dramas[edit]

Year TV Network Title Role Notes Ref
2009 CCTV Stage of Youth (青春舞台) Zhou Mi (周觅) Supporting male role as himself [18][19]
2011 Melody of Youth (青春旋律) Gao Da (高达) Supporting male role [20]
2012 GTV When Love Walked In (愛情闖進門) Li Shang Lin (黎尚林) Leading male role [21][22]

Movie[edit]

Year Title Role Other notes
2013 Rhythm of Rain (聽見下雨的聲音) Xiao Si (小四) Cameo (as first love from leading female role)

Hosting programs[edit]

Series[edit]

Year TV Network Title Partner Ref
2010 SiTV Korean Impressions (韓國印象) Chen Lan [23]
2011 Azio TV Celebrity Tour Guides (韓國超級天團)
Yahoo! SJM for Yahoo Music (SJ-M x Yahoo 音樂特輯) Henry
2014 JSTV Strongest Group (最强天团) Peng Yu and Victoria [24]
SBS Super Junior M's Guest House (슈퍼주니어M의 게스트하우스)
SBS MTV The Show Season 4 (더 쇼) Jiyeon and Hongbin [25]
2015 SBS Fashion King-Secret Box (패션왕 코리아) [26]

Non-series[edit]

Year TV Network Title Partner Ref
2010 GDTV China Southern Airlines Stewardess Pageant (南航空姐选秀2010)
2011 CCTV CPOP-JPOP-KPOP Music Festival
2014 JSTV Best of Best in Nanjing Zhang Shan
SBS MTV The Show Winter Festival Jiyeon and Hyeri

Radio DJ[edit]

Year Radio Station Title Partner Notes Ref
2013-present MBC 900AM Idols' True Colors / C-Radio (偶像本色/우상본색) Jia and Fei [27]
2015 KBS Cool FM Super Junior Kiss Radio Thursday's corner: "Language and the City"

Achievements[edit]

Competitions[edit]

Year TV Network Competition Awards Won Ref
2002 MTV MTV-Pantene New Voices Competition Best Male Singer (National) [28]
2003 Hunan TV Happy Camp : Wenquxing Crazy for the Stars Star Ambassador Selection Competition Energetic Star
Shanghai Asia Music Festival Newcomer Competition First place (Beijing area)
Newcomer Award (National)
2005 MTV MTV Music Nation Idol Competition First place (National)
Third place (Guangdong)
The 3rd MTV-Samsung School Campus: Breath of Fresh Air Singing Competition University Idol Singer Award (National) [29][30]
Converse School Campus Music Festival First place (National) [31]
Warner Music Singing Competition First place (National) [32]
CETV China Mobile Moves the Land "Emotional New Voices" Competition First place (China) [33]
2005 Newcomer Award (China)
MTV MTV-Olay New Talent Competition First place (Guangdong) [34]
2006 CCTV CCTV Hosting Competition: Challenging the Host Final 16 (National)

Note: Dropped out of competition to go to Korea.

[4]
2007 S.M. UCC CONTEST Celebrity Challenge "Explosive! category" First place ("Most Strongly Recommended" category)

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Year Category Nominated work Result Ref
9th Chinese Music Awards
2013 Best Chinese Song (Mainland) Distant Embrace (距離的擁抱) Won [35]
Internet Popularity Award Himself Won
SBS PopAsia Awards
2014 Best Solo Artist Himself Nominated [36]
Koreaboo 2014 International Hallyu Awards!
2014 Best Solo Debut Himself Nominated [37]
Apollo Music Oscar Awards
2014 Music Video Rewind Nominated [38]
Allkpop Awards
2015 Best Male Solo at 2014 Himself Nominated [39]

Music Show Awards[edit]

SBS MTV The Show[edit]

Year Date Song
2014 November 18 "Rewind"[40][41]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mark Russell (29 April 2014). K-Pop Now!: The Korean Music Revolution. Tuttle Publishing. p. 39. ISBN 978-1-4629-1411-1. 
  2. ^ "Zhou Mi Profile". zhouminews. Retrieved December 19, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Zhou Mi Pre-debut Interview on 100 Steps Campus Magazine". zhouminews. Retrieved December 19, 2014. 
  4. ^ a b 蒙牛早餐奶挑战主持人选手周觅:其实不想走
  5. ^ "Zhou Mi Profile". zhouminews. Retrieved December 27, 2014. 
  6. ^ 슈퍼주니어 M, 조미-헨리 합류로 중화권 최고 스타 등극할까 :: 한국재경신문
  7. ^ "SJ's new China subgroup's name confirmed to be SJ-M, debut on April 8". Sohu (in Chinese). April 3, 2008. p. 1. Retrieved February 20, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Super Junior China to start activities in China next year". My Daily (in Korean). p. 1. Retrieved 2008-04-03. 
  9. ^ "SMTOWN releases "The Warmest Gift" winter album". allkpop. December 13, 2011. Retrieved February 20, 2013. 
  10. ^ "爱情闯进门". Baidu. 
  11. ^ "Participating artists for SM The Ballads 2nd album". allkpop. February 3, 2013. Retrieved November 13, 2014. 
  12. ^ SM The Ballad to Return in February with New Members
  13. ^ "Zhou Mi gets ready for his solo debut with rewind mv teaser". allkpop. October 29, 2014. Retrieved November 13, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Rhythm of the Rain Movie Trailer". japalangblog. October 7, 2013. Retrieved November 13, 2014. 
  15. ^ ""方文山"听见下雨的声音"新加坡杀青 周董惊喜探班". MTIMES. 2013-06-08. 
  16. ^ "聽見下雨的聲音 今秋上映". 自由電子報. 2013-05-23. 
  17. ^ Khelil, Nawael (October 22, 2014). "Zhoumi Stands On His Own Two Feet With MTV The Show". Yahoo. Retrieved November 29, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Zhou Mi on Stage of Youth". Youtube. Retrieved December 7, 2014. 
  19. ^ "SJ-M will film Olympic idol drama". QQ (in Chinese). 2008-08-22. p. 1. Retrieved 2008-08-22. 
  20. ^ "Upcoming Melody of Youth". soompi. December 12, 2011. Retrieved November 13, 2014. 
  21. ^ "Zhou Mi on When Love Walked In first preview". allkpop. June 19, 2014. Retrieved November 13, 2014. 
  22. ^ "When Love Walked In". pinterest. February 10, 2013. Retrieved November 13, 2014. 
  23. ^ "Zhou Mi hosts a new travel show". allkpop. Retrieved December 7, 2014. 
  24. ^ "Strongest Group New Variety Show with Zhou Mi and Victoria". OneHallyu. Retrieved December 12, 2014. 
  25. ^ "Zhou Mi Joins Season 4 of The Show as An MC". allkpop. Retrieved December 7, 2014. 
  26. ^ "‘패션왕’ 김종국·유인나·조미·이정신·정윤기 출격 ‘환상 라인업’". 
  27. ^ "Zhou Mi, Fei and Jia to Host New Chinese Radio Programs". allkpop. Retrieved December 9, 2014. 
  28. ^ MTV新生赛决出最佳男女歌手奖
  29. ^ 三星校园新空气歌唱赛 粉丝军团网上网下斗不停
  30. ^ 周觅荣获校园新空气大赛华南区决赛第三名
  31. ^ 追赛狂人联盟
  32. ^ 2005华纳劲歌王歌唱大赛落幕 梁咏琪性感热舞震撼全场
  33. ^ “动感新声大赛”总决赛在深圳落幕 冠军出炉
  34. ^ MTV-OLAY新才艺选拔赛广州赛区半决赛精彩落幕
  35. ^ "Zhou Mi snags two awards at the 9th music king award in China". allkpop. March 18, 2013. Retrieved November 13, 2014. 
  36. ^ "SBS Pop Asia Awards "Best Solo Artist"". December 4, 2014. Retrieved December 5, 2014. 
  37. ^ "Koreaboo 2014 International Hallyu Awards! "Best Solo Debut"". Retrieved January 3, 2015. 
  38. ^ "Apollo Music Oscar Awards "Music Video"". Retrieved January 3, 2015. 
  39. ^ "Allkpop Awards "Best Male Solo at 2014"". allkpop. Retrieved January 5, 2015. 
  40. ^ "Zhou Mi Celebrates His Win on the Show with a Twitter Message". allkpop. November 18, 2014. Retrieved November 19, 2014. 
  41. ^ "Zhou Mi Takes First Solo Win SBS MTV The Show for Rewind". koreaboo. November 18, 2014. Retrieved November 20, 2014. 

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