SHINee (Korean: 샤이니) is a five-member boy band formed by SM Entertainment in 2008. The group debuted on May 25 2008 on SBS Popular Songs with the single, "누난 너무 예뻐 (Replay)". The group consists of members Onew, Jonghyun, Taemin, Minho, and Key. SHINee's official fan colour is pearlescent sky blue.
Ha Sang Baek is appointed as their official designer. Their choreographer has also worked with the likes of famous artists such as Beyonce and Britney Spears
Members from the group have also gone on to making a number of guest appearances on radio shows such as KBS's Super Junior Kiss the Radio, a radio show hosted by Super Junior members Leeteuk and Eunhyuk. SHINee visited other radio shows that were hosted by other Super Junior members, such as Shindong's Stop the Boring Time and Sungmin's Reckless Radio, where they performed a few of their songs. They have also made many appearances on various television shows, including Star King and Star Golden Bell.
SHINee received the "Rookie of the Month" award on Cyworld 9 days after their debut and at MNet 20's Choice Award 2008 they won the "Hot New Star" award.
SHINee released their full debut album, "SHINee World," on August 28, 2008. The first single released from the album was "산소 같은 너" [Love Like Oxygen], which is a cover of "Show the World" by Martin Hoberg Hedegaard originally written by the Danish songwriting/production team of Thomas Troelsen, Remee and Lucas Secon. The official music video has been released. On September 18th, 2008, SHINee's "Love Like Oxygen" was the #1 song on M! Countdown. A few days afterwards, SHINee received the mutizen award for "Love Like Oxygen" on SBS Inkigayo. On October 03, 2008, SHINee was awarded the New Comer Award at the 5th Asia Song Festival.
Onew (온유 or 温流) (The Leader)|
Jonghyun (종현 or 鐘鉉) (Bling Bling) |
Key (키) (The Almighty Key)|
Minho (민호 or 珉豪) (Flaming Charisma)|
Taemin (태민 or 泰民) (The Youngest)|