Jang Wooyoung

장우영,우영

Jang Wooyoung( Hangul : 장우영, generally known asWooyoung, born on April 30, 1989), is a South Korean idol and K-pop singer. He is one of six members of 2PM , a boy band managed by JYP Entertainment .

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 Jang Wooyoung's Solo Work

Music

On May 22 2012, it was revealed that Wooyoung will release solo album in early July.Although Junsu and Junho have experience releasing solo tracks through their Asia tour, Wooyoung will be the first member to formally release a solo album and promote it. Wooyoung's album will include one self-composed song by fellow member Junho and will contain five to six songs, making it a mini-album.On June 28, he performed his upcoming title track called, "Sexy Lady" in Mnet 20's Choice award.On the same day, Wooyoung's first solo album tracklist was revealed.

Hosting

Wooyoung, along with fellow 2PM member Taecyeon , hosted SBS's music showInkigayofrom July 2009 to July 2010.

In February 2010, he was named a sub-MC for Kim Seung Woo 's talk show KBSWin Winalongside Girls' Generation 's Taeyeon , Kim Shin Young, and Choi Hwa Jung. He received praise as a genius in the making for his natural MC style and quick wit.[citation needed]He regularly expressed curiosity on the show, regularly beginning his sentences with, "I'm curious about something..." This tendency earning the nickname "Curious Wooyoung." He left the show in August 2010, along with Taeyeon, to focus on 2PM's first concert.

Actor

Wooyoung debuted as an actor in the 2011 KBS drama seriesDream High. There, he played the role of Jason, a Korean-American. His performance in the drama made him famous for the English line, "Is it my turn already?"[citation needed]

After concluding his drama debut inDream High, Wooyoung expressed a desire to continue acting while maintaining a musical career. A representative for JYP Entertainment noted the future opportunities, saying "We're planning to continue Wooyoung's acting career when he receives another great project. He was worried beforeDream Highbegan filming, and often wondered whether he'd be able to act, but we believe that he's gained a lot of confidence since then. He's gotten very interested in the acting field, so we plan to continue his acting career, along with fellow member Taecyeon"

In September 2011, Wooyoung and Miss A 's Suzy made a cameo appearances in the new KBS Drama SpecialHuman Casino. The two idols played the role of a couple caught up in gambling scandals. The two are good friends with the PD ofHuman Casino, who also produced the KBS 2TV seriesHigh Kick. Their scenes weren't a part of the actual drama, but were rather featured towards the end with the rolling credits. Kim PD stated, "I told these two that I was starting a new project and they told me they wanted to visit, so I thought of giving them a small cameo role."

Dancing

Wooyoung trained Kim Gyuri for her performance on MBC'sDancing With the Starsin July 2011. Netizens praised his talents as a dancer for having the chance to teach others about it.

For 2PM's tours in 2011 (Hands Up Asia Tour and Republic of 2PM), Junho and Wooyoung performed a duet that Junho wrote, while Wooyoung choreographed and designed their outfits.

Endorsements

Taecyeon and Wooyoung modeled for the fall collection for the clothing brand, Evisu . In this photo shoot, Taecyeon and Wooyoung put aside their fun image and showed a more chic side. For Evisu's fall collection, Taecyeon and Wooyoung modeled denim jackets, jeans, and shirts, along with vintage-style items.

On June 26, JYP revealed news of a collaboration between JYP Entertainment and Swizz Beatz for Reebok. He also revealed the endorsement models from his agency: 2PM's Wooyoung, Nichkhun, and miss A's Suzy.

Television

YearTitleNetworkRoleNote
2008 Hot Blood Mnet Himself
Idol Army Season 3 MBC Himself
2009 2PM Wild Bunny Mnet Himself
Inkigayo SBS Himself
2010 Win Win KBS Himself
2011 Dream High KBS2 Jason
2PM Show! SBS Himself
Drama Special "Human Casino" KBS Cameo

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 Jang Wooyoung's Personal life

Wooyoung stands 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)and weighs 65 kg (140 lb; 10.2 st).He speaks Korean , Japanese and has an elementary understanding of the English language.[clarification needed]His hobbies include surfing the web and listening to music .He enjoys eating anything.He also has type B blood.He once stated there are "exactly 3 things that [he likes]: music, association football and interior design ." When asked why he didn't include dancing, he replied, "it is also included in music ... and football." He enjoys dancing and singing. His official nickname given on his 2PM profile is owl (부엉이).Other well known nicknames are "AngAng", " Mandu Cheeks" and "Ssanti Wooyoung". In 2009, he began to study broadcasting at Howon University .

Wooyoung had dreamt of a singing career from a young age. Although his mother supported him, Wooyoung's father had resisted.His father wanted his son to have an easier and more normal life. However, Wooyoung did not give up on his dream, and persistently attended dance practices. At the same time, he remained focus on his studies in order to curry favor with his father. In order to finally receive his father's approval, Wooyoung wrote him three letters a month for two years. His father eventually gave in. Since Wooyoung's emergence as a popular singer, the roles have reversed: now his father sends him letters of encouragement.

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 Jang Wooyoung's Discography

Korean Discography

Extended Plays

23, Male, Single

The Album will contain 7 tracks in total and 2 of the tracks will feature work by his fellow 2PM members. It will be released on July 8[citation needed]

Background

Two of the tracks will feature work by his fellow 2PM members. "DJ Got Me Going Crazy feat Jun. K" will feature lyrics & composition by Junsu (Jun. K) while "Be With You" will feature lyrics & composition by Junho. "Sexy Lady" will be the lead title track and J.Y. Park "The Asian Soul" will be the man behind its production.[citation needed]

Music Videos

On June 27 Wooyoung released a teaser of his solo debut. On the video he apears walking slowly the dancers that follow him and then disappear, leaving Wooyoung alone.[citation needed]

Tracklist
MusicLyrics ByComposed By
01. 2NITE DEEZ DEEZ
02. Sexy Lady J.Y Park J.Y Park
03. DJ Got Me Going Crazy (Feat. Jun.K) Jun.K Jun.K
04. Be With You Junho Junho
05. Falling Down Collapsedone Collapsedone
06. 시작도 없던 것처럼 Hong Jisang, Collapsedone Hong Jisang,Collapsedone
07. Only Girl Kim Eunsoo Park Jiho

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