Lee Junho

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Lee Junho
2PM Lee Junho.jpg
2PM Go Crazy World Tour 2014, Prudential Centre, Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A
Background information
Born (1990-01-25) January 25, 1990 (age 25)
Ilsan, South Korea
Occupation(s) Singer,[1] dancer,[1] songwriter, actor
Years active 2008–present
Associated acts
Website Junho Profile on 2PM Website
Lee Junho
Hangul 이준호
Revised Romanization I Junho
McCune–Reischauer Yi Chunho

Lee Junho (born January 25, 1990), better known as Junho, is a member of the South Korean boy band 2PM,[2] Junho is from Ilsan, South Korea.


Junho first gained public attention when he won Superstar Survival in 2006. The show started with twelve teenage competitors and, as the weeks went on, they were eliminated one by one until three were left. The process followed a similar style to that of reality show Survivor. Junho signed a contract with JYP Entertainment after winning the contest, placing first out of 6,500 competitors. Future 2PM bandmates Taecyeon and Chansung had also competed.[citation needed]

Music career[edit]

Main article: 2PM

In 2008, he took part in Mnet's Hot Blood Men[3] which follows the extreme training of 13 trainees in order to become a member of the boy band One Day. However One Day was split and spawned two boy bands, 2AM and 2PM, of which the latter one Junho became a member. Six months after Hot Blood Men was aired on TV, 2PM debuted with their first single "10 Out of 10" from their first EP Hottest Time of the Day, but it was their second EP 2:00PM Time For Change which skyrocketed their success in the Korean music industry.

Following Jaebom's controversy and departure in 2009, all 2PM members, including Junho, were withdrawn from their regular appearances on variety shows. Although he was supposed to be a regular member of Dream Team 2, Junho was only part of the pilot episode; however, in March 2010, he returned as a permanent cast member of the show. In August 2010, Mnet created a list of the top thirty talented idols who have beautiful voices, and Junho took 19th place.[4]

Beginning in 2011, Junho took a more proactive role in music composition. He contributed to the song "Give It to Me" from Hands Up album, released on July 21, which was featured in the action thriller movie Blind. He also performed his self-composed song "Move On" on Hands Up Asia Tour, which was included in 2PM's album Best of Korea and then released as a ringtone on Japan's biggest digital website Recochoku, ranking first on the service's daily chart upon its release.

In 2012, Junho coupled with actress Kim So-eun on MBC's Music and Lyrics for the song "Sad Love", written by Kim So-eun and composed by Junho. He also collaborated with Vanness Wu in the song "Undefeated" for Taiwanese drama Ti Amo Chocolate soundtrack, and composed "Forever" for 2PM's Japanese single Masquerade. In 2013, Junho participated as a composer for fellow member Jang Wooyoung's solo debut extended play 23, Male, Single with the song "Be With You".

In May 2013, JYP Entertainment revealed that Junho would make his solo debut in Japan with mini album Kimi no Koe, released on July 24. The homonymous song was released on July 8, and the next day Junho began his first solo tour, which ended on August 29 in Tokyo. On July 9, 2014, Junho released his second Japanese mini-album, FEEL, for which he wrote, composed, and produced all the tracks. FEEL topped Oricon's daily album chart the day of its release. From July 3 to August 13, Junho embarked on his second solo tour in Japan. On July 15, 2015, Junho releases his third Japanese mini-album, SO GOOD, for which, again, a self-composed and self-directed album, he begins his third solo tour "LAST NIGHT" in Japan on 7th July, and ends on 5th August, including Yokohama Arena.[5]


Junho is professional baseball player Sun-woo Kim's cousin.

On February 15, 2012, Humanitarian Organization World Vision reported that they launched Global Share Project in collaboration with EBS. Junho was selected as the first person to volunteer and travelled to Ethiopia, where he met with patients suffering from elephantitis. Junho has also been secretly supporting a child in Ethiopia who he got to meet in person.[6]


Main article: 2PM Discography

Japanese albums[edit]

Title Album details Tracklisting Sales
Kimi no Koe
  • 67,064+
  • 57,666+

Original soundtrack[edit]

Year Song Title Album
2012 "Undefeated" (with Vanness Wu) Ti Amo Chocolate OST
2013 "My Way to You" (with Taecyeon) 7th Grade Civil Servant OST
"I'm In Love" Cold Eyes OST
2014 "You're The Right One (你是对的人)" (with Qi Wei) Love Is Back OST
2015 "Cupid's Arrow" (with Lee Yu-bi) Twenty OST
"The signs of LOVE" 私とドリカム2


Release Date Title Artist Album
June 20, 2011 Give It To Me 2PM Hands Up
May 4, 2012 Sad love Lee Jung Feast of the Gods OST
July 8, 2012 Be With You Wooyoung 23, Male, Single
November 14, 2012 Forever 2PM Masquerade
May 6, 2013 Zero Point 2PM Grown
May 6, 2013 Go Back 2PM Grown
May 6, 2013 Love Song 2PM Grown
May 6, 2013 I'm In Love Junho Grown(Grand Edition only)
May 6, 2013 Just a Feeling Junho Grown(Grand Edition only)
July 24, 2013 Kimi No Koe Junho Kimi No Koe
July 24, 2013 Like A Star Junho Kimi No Koe
July 24, 2013 目を閉じて Junho Kimi No Koe
July 24, 2013 GOOD BYE Junho Kimi No Koe
July 24, 2013 I Love You Junho Kimi No Koe
July 24, 2013 Heartbreaker Junho Kimi No Koe
July 24, 2013 I'M IN LOVE Junho Kimi No Koe
July 24, 2013 SAY YES Junho Kimi No Koe
January 29, 2014 I Want You 2PM Genesis of 2PM
July 9, 2014 FEEL Junho FEEL
July 9, 2014 Dangerous Junho FEEL
July 9, 2014 Zutto Junho FEEL
July 9, 2014 No No No Junho FEEL
July 9, 2014 Next to you Junho FEEL
July 9, 2014 Can't Let You Go Junho FEEL
July 9, 2014 Turn it up Junho FEEL
July 9, 2014 You & Me Junho FEEL
September 15, 2014 Love is True Nichkhun & Junho Go Crazy!(Grand Edition only)
January 28, 2015 365 2PM Guilty Love
April 14, 2015 Everybody 2PM 2PM of 2PM
April 14, 2015 Burning Love 2PM 2PM of 2PM
April 14, 2015 Crush Junho 2PM of 2PM
June 15, 2015 Nobody else 2PM No.5 (2PM album)
July 15, 2015 SO GOOD Junho SO GOOD
July 15, 2015 Fire Junho SO GOOD
July 15, 2015 Pressure Junho SO GOOD
July 15, 2015 INSANE Junho SO GOOD
July 15, 2015 THE LAST NIGHT Junho SO GOOD
July 15, 2015 Don't tease me Junho SO GOOD(Limited Edition B Only)
July 15, 2015 Good Life Junho SO GOOD(Limited Edition B Only)
July 15, 2015 Believe Junho SO GOOD(Limited Edition B Only)



Year Title Network Role Notes
2006 Superstar Survival SBS Himself
2008 Hot Blood Mnet Himself
Idol Army Season 3 MBC Himself
2009 2PM Wild Bunny Mnet Himself
2 Dream Team 2 KBS Himself Pilot episode
2010 Let's Go Dream Team! Season 2 KBS Himself Regular on the show
M! Countdown Mnet Himself Regular MC on the show
2011 2PM Show! SBS Himself
2012 Music and Lyrics MBC Music Himself with Kim So-eun
2013 A Song For You From 2PM KBS Himself
Running Man SBS Guest Episodes 151, 152, 195
2015 Running Man SBS Guest Episode 240, 256


Year Title Role Note
2011 White: The Melody of the Curse Music Fever Host Near the end of the movie
2013 Cold Eyes Detective Daramjwi ("Squirrel")
2015 Memories of the Sword Yull
Twenty[7] Dong-woo

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2013 World Music Awards Best Male Artist N/A Nominated
Buil Film Awards Best New Actor Cold Eyes Nominated
2014 World Music Awards Best Male Artist N/A Nominated
Best Entertainer N/A Nominated
2015 51st Baeksang Arts Awards Most Popular Actor Twenty (film) Nominated


  1. ^ a b (Korean) 2PM.JYPE.com.
  2. ^ (Korean) [1], 2PM Website, .
  3. ^ (Korean) iamkoream.com.
  4. ^ °4Minute °100822 排名 Mnet美声偶像排行 (in Chinese). Retrieved June 29, 2015. 
  5. ^ (Korean) [2], JUNHO「SO GOOD」- 2PM Official Website
  6. ^ 준호 에티오피아, '글로벌 프로젝트 나눔' 봉사활동 첫 주자 (in Korean). February 16, 2012. Retrieved June 29, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Kim Woo Bin, Lee Junho, and Kang Ha Neul Confirmed for New Movie "Twenty"". Soompi. 2014-05-06. Retrieved 2014-07-05. 

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