Sungmin

성민

Lee Sung-minwas born on 1 January 1986, mononymouly credited asSungmin( Hangul : 성민, Hanja : 晟敏) is a South Korean singer, DJ and actor. He is best known as a member of the K-pop boy band Super Junior and its sub-groups Super Junior-T , Super Junior-Happy and Super Junior-M . He is considered to be one of the four main vocalists of Super Junior.

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 Sungmin's Biography

Pre-debut

Sungmin was born in the Hogae district of Anyang , Gyeonggi . He has a younger brother, Lee Sungjin. In 2001, he entered theSM Youth Best Contestand jointly won first place for the Best Outward Appearance award with future band mate Donghae . Together, they signed a contract with SM Entertainment and received training in singing, dancing, and acting.

Sungmin was placed in a project R&B group with Junsu and future band mate Eunhyuk . In 2002, along with Typhoon, Rose and Attack, the six of them made their first television appearance in a show calledHeejun vs. Kangta, Battle of the Century: Pop vs. Rock. Moon Hee Jun taught Typhoon, Rose and Attack on to sing rock while Sungmin, Xiah, and Eunhyuk were taught other singing techniques by Kangta . The six trainees separated a year later, then Typhoon, Rose, and Attack debuted as members of rock band TRAX . The trio separated when Junsu went on to debuted as a member of TVXQ .Then Sungmin and Eunhyuk joined ten other trainees and formed Super Junior 05, the first generation of rotational boy band Super Junior.

In 2005, before Super Junior's debut, he played young Kang Dong-shin in MBC dramaSisters of the Sea.

2005-2006: Debut with Super Junior

Sungmin officially debut as part of 12-member rotational groupSuper Junior 05on 6 November 2005 on SBS 's music programmeInkigayo, performing their first single, " TWINS (Knock Out) ".Their debut albumSuperJunior05 (Twins)was released a month later on 5 December 2005 and debuted at #3 on the monthly MIAK K-pop album charts.

In March 2006, SM Entertainment began to recruit new members for the next Super Junior generation. However, plans changed and the company declared a halt in forming future Super Junior generations. Following the addition of thirteenth member Kyuhyun , the group dropped the suffix "05" and became officially credited as Super Junior.The re-polished group's first CD single " U " was released on 7 June 2006, which was their most successful single until the release of " Sorry, Sorry " in March 2009.

Sungmin guest starred in SBS's Banjun Theatre dramaFinding Lost Timeand played Yoochun 's high school friend.

2007-2009: Acting and sub-groups

In February 2007, Sungmin was placed in sub-group trot -singing Super Junior-T .In July, Sungmin's took part with fellow Super Junior members inAttack on the Pin-Up Boys, a SM Pictures production. He played the role of a pretty school boy who gets attacked by an unknown criminal.He replaced band mate Kangin as one of the DJs atReckless Radio, with Girls' Generation members from June 2007 to July 2008.

In 2008, he became a member of sub-group Super Junior-Happy and participated in a short half-hour dramaSuper Junior Unbelievable Storywith Leeteuk . Sungmin played himself, a member of Super Junior-T who is constantly overshadowed by his members.

In 2009, he starred as male lead, Ro, in musicalAkillaat the Hanjeon Art Center in Seoul from 9 October to 8 November.

2010-present: DJ and musical

In 2010, Sungmin starred in the title role of musicalHong Gil Dong, alongside group mate Yesung who also played the historical figure Hong Gildong . It played at the Woori Financial Art Hall at the Olympic Park from 18 February 2010 for two months.

In October, Sungmin was one of 20 South Korean singers who recorded the theme song, "Let's Go", for the 2010 G-20 Seoul summit . He provided vocals along with labelmates Seohyun , Jonghyun and Luna .In December He starred in KBS dramaThe Presidentas Jang Sungmin, the ambitious son of Jang Il Joon the president.

In January 2011, he was placed in Mandopop sub-group Super Junior-M , as one of two new members along with Eunhyuk . Then spend the next few months promoting their third EPPerfectionin Taiwan and China. For July and August, Sungmin performed as male lead Daniel, rotating with Ahn Jae-wook , Um Ki Joon , and Lee Ji-hoon , in musicalJack the Ripperat Chungmu Arts Hall .

In 2012, Sungmin took part in We Got Married 's spin-off program with Sistar 's Hyorin called "Pit-a-Pat Shake" to air as a Lunar Year special.Sungmin along with band mate Ryeowook , took overSuper Junior's Kiss the Radio, when former DJs Leeteuk and Eunhyuk left due to their busy schedules. On 29 March 2012, Sungmin released his first solo digital single, "Oh Wa", the ending theme song for KBS sitcom,We Need a Fairy.

For the month of September 2012, Sungmin reprise his role of Daniel, with Ahn Jae-wook , in musicalJack the Ripperat Aoyama Theater in Tokyo, Japan.

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 Sungmin's Discography

Singles

YearAlbumTrackArtistNotes
2007 Student's Cheer song "소중한 열매" (Power) Sungmin featCSJHDana/Lina
2008 ROCK&GO "明日のために" (For Tomorrow) Sungmin feat Japanese duo Moeyan released onSuper Junior-TJapanese single
2008 Sanggeunie's Hope album "지금 만나러 가요" (Now We Go to Meet) Yesung, Sungmin written by Leeteuk, Sungmin

Soundtrack contributions

YearTitleTrackArtist
2007Homicide Investigation Team OST "히트" (H.I.T) K.R.Y, Kangin, Sungmin, Donghae
"Success" Sungmin, Donghae, Ryeowook, Yesung
2010 Haru OST "Angel" Sungmin, Eunhyuk, Donghae, Ryeowook, Kyuhyun
The PresidentOST "입술을 깨물고" (Biting my Lips) Sungmin, Ryeowook, Kyuhyun
2012 We Need a Fairy OST "Oh Wa" Sungmin

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 Sungmin's Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
2007 Attack on the Pin-Up Boys Flower Boy Victim #1, the popular pretty boy limited release in South Korea

Television dramas

YearTitleRoleNetworkNotes
2005 Sisters of the Sea young Kang Dong-shin MBC
2005 Charnel House Boy young baseball player boy KBS one-episode drama
2006 Banjun Theater: Finding Lost Time Yoochun's bestfriend SBS one-episode drama
2008 Super Junior Unbelievable Story
main role / himself MBC one-episode drama
2010 The President Jang Sung-min KBS

Variety shows

YearNetworkTitleNote
2007MNET Hello Chat VJ WithShindong
Idol World regular MC withSuper Junior-T
Girls' Generation Goes to School narrator
2008MBC Idol ShowSeason 1 regular MC withSuper Junior-Happy
Unbelievable OutingS3 withLeeteuk,Shindong,Eunhyuk,Donghae,YesungandKangin
2009KBS Miracle Show withLeeteuk,Shindong,EunhyukandKangin
Intimate Note ep24 and ep25 with Super Junior
MBC Oppa Band regular MC, vocalist/guitarist withJungmoofTRAX
2011 KBS Happy TogetherS3 ep176 with cast ofThe President

Musical theatre

DateTitleRoleNotes
2009 Royal MusicalAkilla Ro male lead
18 February – 18 April 2010 Hong Gildong Hong Gildong male lead withYesung
5 July - 14 August 2011 (South Korea)
September 2012 (Japan)
Jack the Ripper Daniel male lead withAhn Jae-wook,Um Ki Joon, andLee Ji-hoon
withAhn Jae-wook

Radio shows

DateNameNote
4 June 2007 – 3 February 2008
3 February – 30 July 2008
Chunji Reckless Radio(천방지축 라디오) withSooyoung
withSunny
5 December 2011 - present Super Junior Kiss the Radio(Sukira) withRyeowook

Music videos

YearTrackAlbumArtistNotes
2010 "Let's Go" 2010 G-20 Seoul summit G20 Summit Artists group of 20 artists
2012 "Oppa, Oppa" Japanese single Donghae&Eunhyuk withShindong

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 Sungmin's Awards

  • 1st SM Youth Best Selection: Best Outward Appearance

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 Sungmin's References

  1. Lee, Nancy (18 May 2012). "Super Junior’s Sungmin Reveals He Almost Debuted with JYJ’s Junsu". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. http://enewsworld.mnet.com/enews/contents.asp?idx=6905. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  2. "2005 Super Junior's official debut" Ent.hunantv.com. Retrieved 2011-12-25 (Chinese)
  3. "SM Unveils 12-Membered Boy Group Named Super Junior" Arirang.co.kr. 27 October 2005. Retrieved 2011-12-25
  4. "Album Sales of December 2005" (in Korean). Recording Industry Association of Korea: p. 1. http://www.miak.or.kr/stat/kpop_200512.htm. Retrieved 2007-10-16. [dead link]
  5. "Super Junior adds new member, transformed into 13-person super group" Sina.com. 24 May 2006. Retrieved 2011-05-08 (Chinese)
  6. "SuperJunior releases third studio album" Epaper.jinghua.cn. 14 March 2009. Retrieved 2011-12-25 (Chinese)
  7. Lee Yong-sung "Young trot music stars bridge generation gap" Korea Herald. 16 March 2007. Retrieved 2012-04-03
  8. Cathy Rose A. Garcia "Super Junior Hits Big Screen" Korea Times. 8 July 2007. Retrieved 2012-04-03
  9. "2 Super Junior members cast for musical" Asiae. 15 September 2009. Retrieved 2012-04-17
  10. "Hong Gil-dong to be revived in musical" Korea Herald. 29 March 2010. Retrieved 2012-03-29
  11. "20 idol singers unite to sing the G20 Seoul Summit theme song". allkpop.com. September 30, 2010. http://www.allkpop.com/2010/09/20-idol-singers-unite-to-sing-the-g20-seoul-summit-theme-song. Retrieved December 31, 2010. 
  12. Kim, Heidi "Super Junior Sungmin cast in new drama 'President'" 10 Asia. 8 November 2011. Retrievede 2012-03-29
  13. Park Min-young "Musical fans get star-studded bonanza" Korea Herald. 11 July 2011. Retrieved 2012-03-29
  14. "Hyorin’s ‘Pit-a-pat Shake’ partner revealed to be Super Junior’s Sungmin" Nate News. 6 January 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-29 (Korean)
  15. Ho, Stewart "Super Junior’s Sungmin Releases First Solo Track for ‘We Need a Fairy’" CJ E&M enewsWorld. 29 March 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-29
  16. Hong, Lucia (2 May 2012). "Super Junior Sungmin's musical "Jack the Ripper" to open in Japan". 10 Asia. http://www.asiae.co.kr/news/view.htm?idxno=2012050211235144934. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  17. "SuJu's Leeteuk, Sungmin show's idol talent – first lead roles" Gamespot.com. 19 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-03-19 (Korean)[dead link]
  18. Jang, Kyung-Jin (21 January 2010). "When Super Junior meets Hong Gil-dong". 10Asia. http://www.asiae.co.kr/news/view.htm?idxno=2010012011382207892. Retrieved 27 April 2012. 

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