Jo Kwon


Jo Kwon( Hangul : 조권, born August 28, 1989) is a South Korean singer,MC,actor,and entertainer, leader of ballad boyband 2AM .

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 Jo Kwon's Predebut

Jo Kwon, commonly known as Sacre Bleu, is the longest-serving male trainee in JYP Entertainment , having trained for 2567 days; exactly 7 years and 12 days since joining JYP. He was chosen as the last members of Park Jin Young's "99% Challenge Project" along with Sunye of Wonder Girls .[citation needed]

In 2008, he appeared on MNET'sHot blood, a program that showed the intense physical training that 13 male trainees had to go through for the opportunity to debut in either 4-member ballad group or 7-member dance group under JYP Entertainment .After getting through the eliminations, Jo Kwon was given the position of 4-member ballad group's leader.Due to him being the longest trainee, the other trainee were afraid of him and even ask him before the went out.He and Min Sun Ye(Wonder Girls)were best friend since they were thirteen.He is also Min(Miss A) best friend.He has been attending Kyung Hee University .

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 Jo Kwon's Debut

2AM's first single "This Song" release July 21, 2008 and made their debut performance on July 11, 2008 performing "이 노래" ("This Song")..He cried after the performance because of the emotion of being a trainee for so long and finally debuting.

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 Jo Kwon's Solo Contributions


Jo Kwon was often invited by almost every TV station in Korea,because of his funny side.Jo Kwon regularly appears as a regular guest on variety shows such as"Star King", popular for his playful and frivolous dance gags. He was part of "Dirty Eyed Girls" on an episode of 2PM 's variety show "Wild Bunny", performing a parody of popular Brown Eyed Girls songAbracadabra. The music video became extremely popular.In September 2009, Jo Kwon was one of the main MCs for SBS 's environmental variety show"Find it! Green Gold"with Super Junior member Shindong , SS501 member Kim Hyung Joon , and former Fly To The Sky member Brian Joo . He also replaced Jaebeom on historical culture variety showNodajiafter his internet controversy.

He joined the cast ofWe Got Marriedon October 3, 2009, coupled up with Brown Eyed Girls member Ga-In . Although they were initially only supposed to feature for the Chuseok special, their appearance brought in the highest ratings yet for Season II, and they were announced a permanent couple.Jo Kwon was diagnosed with H1N1 on October 28, 2009, causing him to postpone filmingWe Got Married. The next day, a representative stated that Jo Kwon was recovering quickly after treatment.[citation needed]

In 2010, he became a permanent cast member ofFamily Outing 2.He is also currently acting in the sitcom All My Love with co stars Park Min Sun, Kim Gab Soo and fellow idol and 'wife' Ga-In from Brown Eyed Girls.He also often appears on TV shows like Star Golden Bell where he shows his frivolous side.He made his fifth appearance on the TV show Happy Together on June 2012.He also made several appearance on StarKing,Invincible Youth S2,Come To Play,Radio Star,Star Dance Battle,and many other shows.


He sang with Jinwoon in May Doni's "몰라-ing" ("Molla-ing"), as well as a duet with Changmin titled "졸업" ("Graduation") on February 5, 2009, and Baek Jiyoung 's "밤새도록" ("All Night") on her 7th albumSensibility. He featured in Lee Seung Hwan's Special Album "Hwantastic" with the song "덩크슛" ("Dunk Shoot") a duet with Whale (from W&Whale)and also featured in the music video in September 2009.

He released a digital single "우리 사랑하게 됐어요" ("We Fell in Love") on December 16, 2009, a duet with hisWe Got Marriedpartner Ga-in.,which topped variety online music charts, winning 2 awards onMusic Bank 'sK-Charts and the "Most Popular Background Phone Music" on the Gaon Charts.50 million won from the profits of the song were donated to help out for Haiti's earthquake .For these efforts, Jo Kwon was given an award at the 3rd Korea Sharing Awards ceremony.

Jo Kwon participated in Wax 's repackaged albumUnplugged Side A. He sang a duet with her titled "이별이야기" ("Farewell Song"), released on March 24, 2010.

On June 30, 2010, Jo Kwon released his first solo digital single titled "고백하던 날" ("The Day I Confessed"), a song he partially composed during theWe Got Marriedbroadcast for Ga-in. The song reached No. 1 on Cyworld real time charts the day after its release.He was voted #1 president of idols by his fellow peers in April 2012.Jokwon was also #1 voted idol most likely to survive the world apocalypse and the #1 idol to be on a campus with.

On June 25, 2012, Jo Kwon released his solo album "I'm Da One" and music video for the single "I'm Da One."

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 Jo Kwon's Filmography

  • 2009-KBS Sang Sang Plus
  • 2009-StarKing
  • 2009-Sebakwi
  • 2009-We Got Married(with GaIn)
  • 2010 –Running Man(guest ep 7) –SBS
  • 2010 - Family Outing 2
  • 2010–2011All My Love[( Ok Yeob)] -MBC
  • 2010-MBC sebakwi(sevral guest appearance)
  • 2010-StarKing(several guest appearance)
  • 2010-Star Golden Bell
  • 2010-Star Dance Battle
  • 2010-HaHa Mong Show(with 2AM)
  • 2010-Come To Play
  • 2010-KJE Chocolate(with 2AM)
  • 2010-KBS2 Yu Huiyeol’s Sketchbook(with 2AM)
  • 2010-MBC Fantasy Couple
  • 2010-MBC Radio Star
  • 2010-SBS 1000 Song Challenge
  • 2010-SBS Intimate Note
  • 2010-SBS Shin PD
  • 2011-For the first time in my life
  • 2011-Strong Heart(which he won)
  • 2011-Sebakwi
  • 2011-StarKing
  • 2012-Strong Heart
  • 2012-crisis escape number 1
  • 2012-SBS 'You and I'
  • 2012-SBS Go Show
  • 2012-Invincible Youth(ep 17 and ep 31)
  • 2012-We Got Married(special guest as mc)
  • 2012-Birth Of a Family
  • 2012-Win Win(special MC'Beast special')

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 Jo Kwon's Awards

  • Cyworld Song of the Month (December) – "We Fell in Love" with Brown Eyed Girls Ga-in
  • Cyworld Song of the Month (January) – "We Fell in Love" with Brown Eyed Girls Ga-in
  • Mnet 20’s Choice Awards – Most Influential Artist (share award)
  • Mnet Asian Music Awards : Best Collaboration – "We Fell In Love" with Brown Eyed Girls Ga-in
  • Rookie Award – MBC Entertainment Awards
  • Best Couple Award – MBC Entertainment Awards – with Brown Eyed Girls Ga-in
  • Special Award – MBC Entertainment Awards
  • SBS Entertainment Awards: Variety New Star(101231)
  • Comedy - Sitcom Popularity Award - MBC Entertainment Awards
  • Music Bank Song of the Week-" I'm Da One"(06 July 2012)

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 Jo Kwon's References

  1. 열혈남아 JYP 13조, 쌓아온 실력 첫 공개!. Newent. March 25, 2008.
  2. "조권". Naver. June 24, 2011. Retrieved July 28, 2011. 
  3. 2AM ‘이노래’, 질러차트 2주째 1위. Paran. September 25, 2008.
  4. (Korean) ‘드러운아이드걸스'의 '다불어때 다불었다'? 패러디 화제. Mydaily. August 26, 2009.
  5. 브아걸 가인-2AM 조권, 신혼 첫 날은 어떨까? ‘기대만발’. Newsen. October 1, 2009.
  6. '패떴2' 일곱 번째 멤버…'깝권' 조권 확정 ETODAY. January 19, 2010.
  7. 2AM조권&웨일 ‘덩크슛’ 리메이크 “완전히 새롭네?”. Newsen. September 29, 2009.
  8. 듀엣 결성 ‘우리 사랑하게 됐어요’ 발표 “수익금은 기부”". December 16, 2009.
  9. "사이좋은 2AM-가인 ‘모두 합쳐 상 5개’". Newsen. February 23, 2010.
  10. "조권, 가인과 진짜 사귀냐고 물으니‥". Yahoo!Korea. March 17, 2010.
  11. 2AM 조권, 선행스타 반열 합류. Osen. May 7, 2010.
  12. 왁스, 2AM 조권과 ‘이별이야기’ 리메이크 듀엣호흡. Newsen. March 15, 2010.
  13. "조권 이사송 ‘고백하던 날’ 출시직후 실시간 차트 1위 ‘기염’". MSN News. July 2, 2010.
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  15. "Jo Kwon Makes Solo Debut with “I’m Da One” MV". June 24, 2012. Retrieved June 25, 2012. 
  16. (Korean)"2NE1, '2010 MAMA' 5관왕..걸파워 빛났다(종합)". Nate. November 29, 2010. Retrieved November 29, 2010. 

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