J-Min Singer


Oh Ji-Min(born May 27, 1988), known professionally asJ-Min, is a South Korean singer, songwriter and musical actress. She began her career in Japan before eventually debuting in South Korea.

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 J-Min Singer's Career

2007–2009: Debutedit

J-Min made her debut in Japan with her first extended play ,Korogaru Ringo, on September 12, 2007.

On January 16, 2008, J-Min's second Japanese extended play,Dream On..was released. Following the release of her second extended play, her cover album title "The Singer" was released on November 19. The album included cover songs from several Japanese songs previously released.

J-Min released a digital single titledChange/Oneon May 27, 2009. The single was her last released under Avex Trax before her contract expired in 2012.

2012–2013: Original soundtracks,If You Want, musical roles andHeart Theatreedit

on April 13. The third soundtrack, titled "Can't Say It", was released for MBC 's dramaThe King 2 Heartson April 27. The fourth soundtrack, titled "Story", was released for KBS2 's dramaSent from Heavenon July 2. The fifth soundtrack, titled "Stand Up", was released for SBS's dramaTo the Beautiful Youon August 15. Apart from composing the song, Groovie. K also provided the lyrics for the song. The music video for "Stand Up" was released on September 19, 2012. Aside from featuring early scenes from the drama series, it also included a guest appearance by TRAX 's Jungmo.The band version of the music video was unveiled on October 4, 2012.J-Min and Jungmo performed a special stage onInkigayoon August 26, 2012.Her last soundtrack in 2012, titled "Beautiful Days", was released for KBS2 's dramaSchool 2013on December 11.

In June 2012, J-Min started her musical career with the role of Gloria in the musical 'Jack the Ripper'. The musical ran from June 1 to August 18, 2012, at Chungmu Art Hall in Seoul.

J-Min signed a contract with Nayutawave Records (now also known EMI Records) in 2012. She later released the digital singleIf You Wanton November 21, 2012. A few months later, her new digital single titleHeart Theaterwas released on March 13, 2013.

2014–present:Cross The Border, domestic debut, musicaledit

for MBC's drama Miss Korea. On June 19, J-Min made her official debut stage, performingHooon the music program M Countdown and various weekly music programs. Her pre-released singleHoowas digitally released on June 24.Hoois an acoustic ballad and a re-arrangement ofHero, the soundtrack for the drama Miss Korea . Following pre-released single, her extended play titleShinewas digitally released on July 18 and physically on July 21.The music video featured Titan and starred by SM Rookies ' Ji Han Sol.

In December 2015, J-Min confirmed that she would be playing Yitzhak in the musicalHedwig: New Makeup. The musical ran from March 1, 2016, to May 29, 2016, at Hongik University Art Center.

on July 8, 2016, as part of SM Entertainment's project SM Station . The song was composed by Shim Eunji and the music video starred Red Velvet 's Yeri.She performed this song for the first time on SM Town Live World Tour V in Osaka.

The music video forReady For Your Love, starring J-Min and NCT 's Johnny, was released on August 9, along with the digital single.On October 15, J-Min was confirmed to become radio host on Arirang Radio's SoundK for "musictomusic" corner.

On March 17, she announced the release of a digital single,Aliveon March 20.

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 J-Min Singer's Discography

Studio albums

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsSales
Cross The Border
  • Released: January 22, 2014(JPN)
  • Label: Nayutawave
  • Formats: CD, digital download
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Extended plays

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsSales
Korogaru Ringo (ころがる林檎)
  • Released: September 12, 2007(JPN)
  • Label:Avex Trax
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Dream on..
  • Released: January 16, 2008(JPN)
  • Label: Avex Trax
  • Formats: CD, digital download
The Singer1
  • Released: November 19, 2008(JPN)
  • Label: Avex Trax
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Shine 18
  • KOR: 723+
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.


TitleYearPeak chart positionsAlbum
"Korogaru Ringo" 2007 Korogaru Ringo
"Dream on..." 2008 Dream on...
"CHANGE"2009CHANGE/One (single)
"If You Want" 2012Cross The Border
"Heart Theater" 2013
"Sorry" 2014
"Way Back Home"2016Non album-single
"Ready For Your Love"
"Alive" 2017
"—" denotes songs that did not chart

Soundtrack appearances

TitleYearPeak positionsAlbum
"Hello, Love"2012
"Can't Say It"
"Stand Up" 123
" 2014
"—" denotes songs that did not chart

Other appearances

TitleYearOther artist(s)Album
"2 2011 SM Town 2011 Winter SMTown – The Warmest Gift

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 J-Min Singer's Videography

Music videosedit

"Dream On.." 2008
"Change/One" 2009
"If You Want" 2012
"Heart Theater" 2013
"Cross The Border"2014
"Way Back Home"2016
"Ready For Your Love"
"Alive" 2017

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 J-Min Singer's Concerts


  • 2008~2009 JAPAN Live Concert [J-Min Acoustic Live: The Singer]

Concert participationedit

  • SMTown Live '10 World Tour (2010–11)
  • SMTown Live World Tour III (2012–13)
  • SM Town Live World Tour IV (2014–15)
  • SM Town Live World Tour V (2016)
  • SM Town Live World Tour VI (2017)

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 J-Min Singer's Filmography

Variety shows

2017 King of Mask Singer MBC Contestant March 19, as "I Am Forsythia"

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 J-Min Singer's Theater

Jack the Ripper 2012-2013 Gloria
The Three Musketeers 2013-2014 Constance
In the Heights 2015 Vanessa
Hedwig: New Makeup2016 Yitzhak
All Shook Up Natalie
In the Heights 2016-2017 Vannesa Tokyo, Yokohama, Seoul
Boys Over Flowers: The Musical 2017 Tsukushi
Hedwig2017-2018 Yitzhak
All Shook Up Natalie
The Three Musketeers 2018 Constance

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 J-Min Singer's References

  1. "J-Min releases MV for "Stand Up"". Allkpop. September 19, 2012. Retrieved July 10, 2013. 
  2. "J-Min releases band version of "Stand Up" MV". Allkpop. October 4, 2012. Retrieved July 10, 2013. 
  3. "J-Min debuts with "Stand Up" from 'To the Beautiful You' OST on 'Inkigayo'!". Allkpop. August 26, 2012. Retrieved July 10, 2013. 
  4. "'The Three Musketeers' Casts Kyuhyun-Chang Min-Jun.K-Yenny and More". Kpop Starz. Retrieved February 18, 2015. 
  5. "SM Solo Artist J-Min To Debut In Korea On June 23". Kpop Starz. June 20, 2014. Retrieved June 20, 2014. 
  6. "SM singer-songwriter J-Min to put her domestic promotions into full swing with 1st mini-album". Allkpop. July 10, 2014. Retrieved August 22, 2014. 
  7. "Chen, Sunggyu, Dongwoo, Key, Luna, and other celebrities were cast in musical 'In The Heights'!"". Allkpop (in eng). 9 July 2015. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  8. "SM soloist J-Min joins musical 'Hedwig' with veterans like Jo Jung Suk, Jo Seung Woo, and more - allkpop.com". 
  9. "Watch: J-Min Drops "Way Back Home" MV For SM STATION, Starring Red Velvet's Yeri - Soompi". www.soompi.com. 
  10. "Solo artist J-Min poses with beautiful plants for her upcoming digital single - allkpop.com". 
  11. SMTOWN (8 August 2016). "J-Min 제이민 'Ready For Your Love' MV" – via YouTube. 
  12. "'꽃보다 남자' 성민·켄·민·이창섭, 포스터 공개...24일 국내 초연". Xportsnews. February 1, 2017. Retrieved February 2, 2017. 
  13. "J-Min, 신곡 'Alive' 20일 0시 음원 공개". wowtv. March 17, 2017. Retrieved March 17, 2017. 
  14. "Gaon Album Chart". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Retrieved December 27, 2017. 
  15. "Gaon Digital Chart". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Retrieved December 27, 2017. 
  16. "Wild Romance OST Part 4 album on Naver Music" (in Korean). Retrieved October 11, 2014. 
  17. "[단신] <무신> OST '시공천애'! 오늘 음원 전격 공개" (in Korean). News A. April 13, 2012. Archived from the original on October 9, 2014. Retrieved April 13, 2012. 
  18. "The King 2 Hearts OST Part 3 album on Naver Music" (in Korean). Retrieved October 11, 2014. 
  19. "Sent from Heaven OST Part 6 album on Naver Music" (in Korean). Retrieved October 11, 2014. 
  20. "To The Beautiful You OST Part 1 album on Naver Music" (in Korean). Retrieved October 11, 2014. 
  21. "J-Min, 드라마 '학교 2013' OST 참여" (in Korean). Gaon Chart. December 11, 2012. Retrieved December 11, 2012. 
  22. "School 2013 OST Part 2 album on Naver Music" (in Korean). Retrieved October 11, 2014. 
  23. "제이민, '미스코리아' OST 참여..감성 발라드 'Hero' 공개" (in Korean). The Star. January 17, 2014. Retrieved January 17, 2014. 
  24. "Miss Korea OST 'Hero' album on Naver Music". Retrieved October 11, 2014. 
  25. "2011 SM Town – Winter The Warmest Gift + Poster in Tube" (in English and Korean). YesAsia. December 15, 2011. Retrieved December 15, 2011. 
  26. "Yenny, Kyuhyun, Jun.K, Kim Min Jong, and more cast in 'The Three Musketeers' musical". Allkpop. 4 January 2013. 
  27. Lee, So-dam. "첸 동우 성규 루나 키 등…뮤지컬 '인 더 하이츠' 캐스팅 [스포츠투데이]". SportsToday. stoo.com. Retrieved 9 July 2015. 
  28. "[S포토] 대현-박정아-휘성-허영생-제이민-손호영, '올슉업 화이팅' (올슉업 프레스콜) ::". 
  29. 헤럴드경제 (20 March 2018). "[현장;뷰] 뮤지컬 '삼총사' 제이민 "기특한 나, 성장한 콘스탄스 보여줄 것"". 

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