Lee Taemin

이태민,李泰民,태민

Lee Tae-min(born July 18, 1993), better known by the mononymTaemin, is a South Korean singer and actor. He debuted as a vocalist of the group Shinee in May 2008 under SM Entertainment . He began his acting career in 2009 with MBC 's comedyTae Hee, Hye Kyo, Ji Hyunas Junsu.Taemin began his solo career in 2014 with his first extended play,Ace.It peaked at number one on South Korea's Gaon Album Chart and its title track reached number 5 on the Gaon Weekly Digital Chart. His first studio album,Press it(2016),charted at number one on the Gaon Album Chart. The title track, "Press Your Number", was originally written by Bruno Mars but Taemin wrote new lyrics for the song in order to appeal to the Korean market. In July, 2016, Taemin released his second extended play,Solitary Goodbye, and made his solo debut in Japan.

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 Lee Taemin's Career

2008–13: Career beginningsedit

Additionally to his work as a singer, Taemin made his acting debut in 2009 in MBC 's comedy "Tae Hee, Hye Kyo, Ji Hyun" as Junsu.Years later in January 2012, stepping into the field of voice-over for the first time, Taemin took part as a voice actor for the Korean animated movie calledThe Outbackas the main character, Johnny, a white koala turned hero, along with fellow labelmate, Girls' Generation 's Sunny .

.On October 16, 2012 it was announced that Taemin, alongside Super Junior 's Eunhyuk and Super Junior-M 's Henry , Girls' Generation 's Hyoyeon , and Exo 's Kai and Luhan would participate as a 6-member dance team for the Veloster theme song, " Maxstep ", the collaboration album between SM Entertainment and Hyundai . A video teaser of the song shown at the PYL Younique Show on October 17, 2012.

as idol singer Ray/Yang Ho-yeol.In June 2013, he featured in Super Junior-M's Henry solo song " Trap " alongside Super Junior 's Kyuhyun .In December of that year, he participated in the soundtrack of the seriesPrime Minister and I, "Footsteps," the first track to be previewed on the series at the end of its third episode, was composed and arranged by Kim Jung-bae with the vocals by himself.

2014–2016:Ace,Press ItandSolitary Goodbyeedit

Taemin performing at 18th Mnet Asian Music Awards in 2016.

The music video for the title song, "Danger", was released on August 16. The choreography for "Danger" was created by American choreographer Ian Eastwood and SM's performance directing team BeatBurger. Taemin headed to a dance studio in L.A. in order to learn the performance.

alongside other celebrities. On June 1, 2015, he released the song "That Name" in collaboration with Jonghyun , for the soundtrack of KBS2 'sWho Are You: School 2015.The song debuted at number 36 on the Gaon Digital Chart .

Taemin told reporters at a media showcase hosted by fellow Shinee member Minho at the SMTOWN Coex Artium in Gangnam-gu, Seoul: "After my EP, I did perform with Shinee but I also spent a lot of time preparing my next solo album, […] I took a lot of private lessons for voice and dance, and looked over my past songs. I want to say that I’ve become a stronger performer."

He performed together with his dance partner Koharu Sugawara, who is the choreographer of his Japanese debut song "Solitary Goodbye".He took first place in the second episode.

2017–present:Flame of LoveandMoveedit

The two night shows brought out 20,000 fans.

The soundtrack for the drama, "What's This Feeling" is also sung by Taemin.

, on October 16, 2017.

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 Lee Taemin's Personal life

He is currently majoring in Musical and Film at Myongji University .

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 Lee Taemin's Discography

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 Lee Taemin's Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
2012 The Outback Johnny(voice-actor) Korean version
I AM. Himself
2013 The Miracle Kim Tan Short film
2015 SMTOWN The Stage Himself

Television dramas

YearTitleRole
2009 Tae Hee, Hye Kyo, Ji Hyun Jun-su
2010 Athena: Goddess of War Himself
2011 Moon Night '90 Kim Sung-jae
High Kick! 3 Himself
2012 Salamander Guru and The Shadows Master of Disguise
2013 Dating Agency: Cyrano Yang Ho-Yeol alias Ray
2017 Final Life: Even if You Disappear Tomorrow Son Sion

Variety shows

YearTitleNotes
2010 Dream Team Main cast
2012 Immortal Songs 2 Contestant
2013–2014 We Got Married withSon Na-eun
2015 Match Made in Heaven ReturnsMain cast
Off to School
2016 Hit the Stage Contestant - First Winner
2017 The Unit
2018 Why Not? The Dancer Main Cast

Musical theatre

YearTitleRoleNotes
2014 Goong Prince Lee Shin Main role

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 Lee Taemin's Concerts

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 Lee Taemin's See also

List of awards and nominations received by Lee Tae-min
List of awards and nominations received by Shinee

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