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Introduction
Move aside, soft and cuddly idol boys! 2PM has come to challenge the overly boyish image of boy bands in Korea with their strong visuals and performances. The appearance of the relatively rough-looking 2PM members on the Korean music scene has even led to the coining of a new term: ‘jimseungdol,’ meaning ‘beastly idol.’

2PM’s single album ‘Again & Again,’ was released in 2009 and achieved No. 1 on Thailand’s Channel V Chart. In 2010, the band went on tour in Taiwan, Thailand, and Singapore. In December of 2010, the band made its debut in Japan and in May 2011, went on tour in Sapporo, Fukuoka, Osaka, and Tokyo.

Group Introduction

The name 2PM was given to the band by its producer Park Jin-young to reflect the members’ passion and charisma, as 2PM (2:00 in the afternoon) is the most active and hottest time of the day. 2PM is comprised of 6 members: Taecyeon, Nichkhun, Wooyoung, Chansung, Junho, and Junsu. The band released its first single ‘Hottest Time of the Day’ in 2008 and is known for hits such as ‘10 Jeom Manjeome 10 Jeom’ (10 Points Out of 10 Points), ‘Again & Again,’ ‘Heartbeat,’ and ‘I’ll Be Back.’

- First Album Release: Single < Hottest Time Of The Day >(2008)
- 2PM Official Website: http://2pm.jype.com/ (Korean)

Member Profiles

  • * Name: Ok, Taec-Yeon (옥택연)
  • * Nationality: Korean
  • * Position: Rap
  • * Education: Dankook University
Taecyeon (Ok Taecyeon) is one of the key members of 2PM. Known for charismatic stage performances in which he even rips off his shirt, Taecyeon is also beloved by fans for his unconventional and pure character. Following his first acting appearance in the KBS drama ‘Cinderella's Sister’ in 2010, he then joined the cast of the KBS drama ‘Dream High’ in 2011, receiving praise for his acting abilities.

* Date of Birth: December 27, 1988
* Blood Type: AB
* Height: 185cm
* Weight: 76kg
* Hobbies: Listening to music, wakeboarding, skiing
* Special Talents: Cooking
  • * Name: Nichkhun (닉쿤)
  • * Nationality: Thailand
  • * Position: Vocals, Rap
  • * Education: Los Osos High School (USA)
Nichkhun (Nichkhun Buck Horvejkul) is of Thai descent and is one of the most popular members of 2PM for his prince-like appearance and pure charm. His aristocratic looks also earned him the nickname ‘Thai Prince’ from his Thai fans. In addition to his outstanding rapping and dance skills, he has also starred in ‘We Got Married 2’ (2011) and a variety of MBC programs. Despite his awkward Korean, he is a fan favorite.

* Date of Birth: June 24, 1988
* Blood Type: O
* Height: 180cm
* Weight: 64kg
* Hobbies: Piano, sports, listening to music, watching movies
* Special Talents: Piano, acrobatics
  • * Name: Jang, Woo-Young (장우영)
  • * Nationality: Korean
  • * Position: Supporting Vocals
  • * Education: Howon University
Both charismatic and cute, Wooyoung (Jang Wooyoung) has many attractive qualities. He was praised for his MC talents on the KBS talk show ‘Seungseungjanggu’ in 2010. In 2011 he appeared in the KBS drama ‘Dream High’ with Taecyeon, playing the role of a genius high school art student.

* Date of Birth: April 30, 1989
* Blood Type: B
* Height: 178cm
* Weight: 65kg
* Hobbies: Listening to music, surfing the web
  • * Name: Hwang, Chan-Sung (황찬성)
  • * Nationality: Korean
  • * Position: Vocals, Rap
  • * Education: Howon University
Chansung (Hwang Chansung) made his public debut in the Korean sitcom ‘Unstoppable High Kicks,’ which was aired on MBC in 2006 and 2007. A year after his acting debut he outgrew his boyish looks and took the stage with 2PM as a charismatic young man. Chansung enjoys sports like Taekwondo and Gumdo and he sometimes does pratfalls during variety shows to amuse the audience.

* Date of Birth: February 11, 1990
* Blood Type: B
* Height: 184cm
* Weight: 75kg
* Hobbies: Listening Music, playing games and sports
* Special Talents: Taekwondo, Gumdo
  • * Name: Lee, Jun-Ho (이준호)
  • * Nationality: Korean
  • * Position: Vocals
  • * Education: Howon University
Junho (Lee Junho) is such a mischievous joker that he even says that his ideal woman is "someone suitable to bear his child." His passionate charisma onstage disappears behind an innocent smile offstage. He was part of the KBS show ‘Dream Team 2’ (2009-2011), in which he let his athletic abilities shine.

* Date of Birth: January 25, 1990
* Blood Type: A
* Height: 178cm
* Weight: 67kg
* Hobbies: Listening Music, watching dance videos, studying music composition
  • * Name: Kim, Jun-su (김준수)
  • * Nationality: Korean
  • * Position: Lead Vocals
  • * Education: Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Arts
As the lead vocals of 2PM, Junsu (Kim Junsu) has continued to study music and music composition. He participated in the making of the OST for the KBS drama ‘Dream High’ (starring Taecyeon and Wooyoung) and wrote the music and lyrics of ‘Don't Go’ under the name Jun.K. He was also cast in KBS ‘Immortal Music 2,’ in which young talented idols sing old classics.

* Date of Birth: January 15, 1988
* Blood Type: A
* Height: 180cm
* Weight: 68kg
* Hobbies: Composition, Collecting Fashion accessory and shoes
* Special Talents: Singing, Writing

2PM’s Official Fan Club

1) HOTTEST
HOTTEST is the name of the official fan club of 2PM. The name was taken from the group's single album "Hottest Time of the Day" and reflects 2PM's hot and active music.

2) Official Fan Club Website: http://cafe.daum.net/2PM  (Korean)

Discography (List of Albums)

Discography (List of Albums)

2008

Augutst, 2008

Single Album <Hottest Time Of The Day>

December, 2008

Single Album <Only You>

2009

April, 2009

Single Album <2:00PM Time For Change>

November, 2009

Regular Album <1:59PM>

December, 2009

Digital Single <My Color>

2010

January, 2010

Single Album <Tik Tok>

April, 2010

Single Album <Don’t Stop, Can’t Stop>

August, 2010

Digital Single <Thank You>

September, 2010

Digital Single <Nori For U>

October, 2010

Mini Album <Still 2:00pm>

Awards

Awards

2008

Oct. 6, 2008 – Asia Song Festival: Best New Artist
Oct. 28, 2008 – Cyworld Digital Music Award: Rookie of the Month

2009

Aug. 29, 2009 – Mnet 20’s Choice triple crown ((HOT Performance, Mr. Beauty (Nichkhun), Hot Summer Popular Award))
Nov. 21, 2009 – Mnet MAMA: Artist of the Year, Male Group Award
Dec. 10, 2009 - 24th Golden Disk Awards: Disk Bonsang Award
Dec. 16, 2009 – 1st Melon Music Awards: Top 10
Dec. 30, 2009 – KBS Gayo Grand Festival: Most Popular Song Award

2010

Jan. 15, 2010 - 5th Asia Model Award: BBF Popular Artist Award
Feb. 3, 2010 – 19th High 1 Seoul Music Award: Bonsang, Popularity Award  
Mar. 1, 2010 - Cyworld Digital Music Award 2009: Bonsang (2009 Best 10)
May 29, 2010 - Men's Health Cool Guy Competition: Best Cover Award (Chansung)
Aug. 27, 2010 - Mnet 20's Choice Awards: Double crown in Daum's Search Hot Star Award, 20 Most Influential Stars
Oct. 18, 2010 - 2010 MTV-CCTV Mandarin Music Honors: Most popular Asian Artist Award
Nov. 17, 2010 - Style Icon Awards: Style Icon (men’s category)   
Nov. 22, 2010 - 2010 Korea Jewelry Awards: Diamond Award (Nichkhun, Chansung)
Nov. 28, 2010 - 2010 MAMA: Triple crown (Male Group, Best Male Dance Performance Group, Shilla Duty Free Store Asia Wave Awards)   
Dec. 15, 2010 - Melon Music Awards: Top 10 

Other Activities

Overseas Activities

2008

Nov. 4, 2008 – Invitational appearance at Singapore Korea Festival 2008 

Nov. 27, 2008 – Invitational appearance at Mnet Japan K-pop Zone 

2009

Mar. 5, 2009 – Guest appearance at The JYP Tour 2009 LA.OC,NY

Mar. 10, 2009 – Special guest appearance at MTV Iggy

Jun. 19, 2009 – 2PM Again & Again No. 1 on Thailand Channel V Chart

Jun. 25, 2009 – 2PM Thailand Special Album on sale

Jul. 2-8, 2009 – Thailand album sales showcase

Aug. 31, 2009 – Press conference for first commercial overseas
(Thailand Snack HANAMI) (31, Bangkok)

Oct. 2009 – No. 1 overseas artists with the most album sales from Jan. to Sept. 2009 by Thailand IFPI   

Dec. 1, 2009 – Special guest appearance in Wondergirls' concert
‘The 1st Wonder’ (Shanghai, China)

2010

Jun. 2010 – Guest appearance in Wondergirls' US Tour concert
'Wonder World Tour' (up to 9th concert)

Aug. 21, 2010 – MULA Concert: Taiwan

Nov. 13, 2010 - MULA Concert: Thailand

Dec. 4, 2010 - MULA Concert: Singapore

Dec. 8, 2010 - Japan Debut Showcase ‘2PM 1st contact in Japan’ (3 times)

2011

May 6-13, 2011 - Japan Tour Concert ‘1st Japan Tour- Take off’
(Sapporo, Fukuoka, Osaka, Nagoya, Tokyo)



Commercials 
Commercials

2008

Aug. 2008 - Elite school uniforms (Chansung, Nichkhun) 

Oct. 2008 – Elite school uniforms (2PM)

Dec. 2008 - Fashion brand EXR 

2009

Oct. 2009 – Thailand Suzuki Jelato (Nichkhun)

Nov. 2009 – Thailand snack brand Hanami  

Nov. 2009 – Beverage brand Santa Fe

Nov. 2009 – Snack brand Market O

Nov. 2009 – Mobile phone Anycall Corby

Nov. 2009 – Bakery Paris Baguette 

2010

Jan. 2010 – Spris

Jan. 2010 – Korean beer Cass

Jan. 2010 – Coca Cola 

Others

Hanbul Cosmetics It’s Skin
Calvin Klein Jeans
Caribbean Bay
Minute Maid (Nichkhun)
DK (Taecyeon)
Coca Cola Zero (Chansung)
Seoul Municipal Government, Overseas PR model (Except Nichkhun)
OPPO Movil (Thailand)
Bodeulbodeul Cheese Noodle (Nichkhun)
Customize (Nichkhun)
Baskin Robbins (Nichkhun)
Thailand beverage BRAND’S (Nichkhun)
NEPA (Outdoor clothing)




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