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Although, I have seen MANY SHINee threads on gaia, none of them are OFFICIAL. So I've decided to create my own Official SHINee thread. Please support SHINee and their music and I hope you find interest in them before or after you've read this thread. ^^;
I've asked here to put this thread onto the Official Topic Directory.

Thread Creation: Est.071208

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Onew, Jonghyun, Taemin, Minho, my Key

A B O U T _ S H I N E E

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 (the leader), Jonghyun, Taemin, Minho, and Key.

SM Entertainment, which has already released some of the popular groups in the Kpop scene like Dong Bang Shin Ki, Super Junior and Girls’ Generation, is coming out with a new male group called “Shinee.” The members of Shinee, described as a contemporary band, are composed of members whose ages range from 14-18 years old and who go by the names of Jonghyun, Minho, Taemin, One-u and Key.

According to SM Entertainment, Shinee is going to lead this generation’s trendy dance, fashion and music. With regard to its name, the label explains that it is a combination of the word “shine” and “ee,” which is to mean “people receiving the light.” This light, as applied to the group, is the “spotlight” directed toward Shinee, whose goal is to fascinate fans, regardless of their age or where they come from, with its diverse music.

SHINee 샤이니
Origin Seoul, Republic of Korea
Genre(s) Contemporary R&B
Years active 2008–present
Label(s) SM Entertainment
Website www.theshinee.com

Musical history

Pre-debut
SHINee remained a secret until May 18, 2008 when the introduction of the new group surfaced on various articles on the Internet. However, the members of the band have made small appearances without alerting the media about the band. Jonghyun, for instance, lent his voice in a duet with Zhang Li Yin, "Wrongly Given Love" (交错的爱), which was recorded in Zhang Li Yin's first Chinese album. Key made a cameo appearance in Super Junior's first film, Attack on the Pin-Up Boys. Minho appeared in Ha SangBaek's fashion show in March 2008. On May 19, 2008 a teaser for the group's debut single's music video appeared on their official website. SHINee's debut music video was released on May 22, 2008 and their first mini album on May 23, 2008. SHINee is described as a contemporary band and is composed of five teenagers whose ages range from fourteen to eighteen years old. According to S.M. Entertainment, SHINee will lead the generation with their trendy dance, fashion, and music. Ha Sang Baek is appointed as their official designer.[1].


2008: Debut
SHINee made their debut television appearance on SBS's Popular Songs on May 25, 2008, performing their first promotional single, "누난 너무 예뻐(Replay)". The group's first stage performance was on May 22, 2008 on M.NET's M! Countdown. On June 7th, 2008, SHINee performed at the Dream Concert in the Seoul Olympic Stadium. They have also gone on to making a number of guest appearances on radio shows such as Kiss The Radio, a radio show hosted by Super Junior members Lee Teuk and Eun Hyuk, as well as appearing on television alongside a few of those Super Junior members whose radio shows were visited. SHINee visited radio shows such as Shin Dong's SimSim Tapa and Sung Min's Chunji Radio, where they performed a few of their songs.


Credit: photobucket&wikipedia&SHINee Fans - SM Entertainment group on facebook


Introduction/History | Members/Discography | Updates/Affies/Mods
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c: darshia@shineee.net

Members

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Onew [The_Downfall owns]
Stage name: Onew (온유 or 温流)
Birth name: Lee Jinki (이진기)
Birth date: December 14, 1989
Position: Leader, Sub vocal Specialties: Can play piano.

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Jonghyun [`ayame owns]
Stage name: Jonghyun (종현 or 鐘鉉)
Birth name: Kim Jonghyun (김종현)
Birth date: April 8, 1990
Position: Lead vocal
Hobbies: Watching movie, Singing Specialties: Can speak Chinese.

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Taemin [khkid owns]
Stage name: Taemin (태민 or 泰民)
Birth name: Lee Taemin (이태민)
Birth date: July 18, 1993
Position: Lead Dancer, Vocal Specialties: Can speak Chinese.

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Minho [ZootSuit owns]
Stage name: Minho (민호 or 珉豪)
Birth name: Choi Minho ((최민호)
Birth date: December 9, 1991
Position: Rap, Vocal Specialties: Can speak Chinese and English.

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Key [MINE;DON'T TOUCH >D]
Stage name: Key (키)
Birth name: Kim Kibum (김기범)
Birth date: September 23, 1991
Position: Rap, Vocal Specialties: Can speak Chinese and English.

c: aulia_q@shineee.net for the individual member banners

Discography

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누난 너무 예뻐 Mini Album
Released: May 23, 2008
Format: CD
Label: SM Entertainment
Sales: 8,223 [2]
Tracks:
누난 너무 예뻐 (Replay)
In My Room
Real
사.계.한 (Love Should Go On) 
누난 너무 예뻐 (Replay/Boom Track )


Credit: photobucket&wikipedia


Introduction/History | Members/Discography | Updates/Affies/Mods
LATEST NEWS/INFO/UPDATES

(will update this section later)

{AFFIES} LINK IN & LINK OUT

SHINee's Official Iple: www.shinee.iple.com
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SHINee's First&Largest International Forum: www.shineee.net

{MODS OF OFFICIAL SHINEE THREAD}

If you'd like to be a mod of this thread, please send me a PM using the following form below with proper reasons why you should be chosen to be a mod. There will only be 3 mods for this thread including me.

[b]Name[/b]:
[b]Username[/b]:
[b]Why you should be a mod[/b]:
[b]Will you be active and help update?[/b]:



1. STFU JENJEN
2. Tears of Isolated Drkness


Credit:


Introduction/History | Members/Discography | Updates/Affies/Mods
RULES


1. Please follow the TOS (all gaia) rules as well as the rules in here.
2. Please do not bash anyone.
Including: SHINee, gaia members, thread regulars, other artists, etc.
3. Short unrelated posts are prohibited.
4. Please reply to this thread with 10 or more words (and stay ON TOPIC!)
5. Please say 'Thanks for sharing!' to those who have helped update.
6. Please do not talk LyK3 d15. Or I'll freaking shoot you.
7. Enjoy yourself!
(maybe more to come)

REGULARS/GOOD LIST

I'll be adding people who I think are eligible and deserve it onto here.

BAD LIST

Those who disobey the rules are badlisted.

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- THREAD IS OFFICIALLY OPENED -
AND I CLAIM MY KIM KEYBUM~
DO NOT TOUCH, THANK YOU
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boymeetslove's avatar

Tipsy Explorer

i've heard of these guys, but never checked them out.
recommend songs?
(:
I really recommend that you do check them out. They are very hard working and impressive at such a young age!
Their songs are catchy as well. I love their album. <3
You should listen and watch the Replay (Noona, You're So Pretty) mv.
As well as listen to their album somewhere around youtube ^^
I hope this helped :)
Also, if you start obssessing over them, (like i have ever since their pre-debut), I suggest you subscribe to shineesubs
on youtube who will provide you videos of them with english subtitles!
As well as, join their first and largest international forum at www.shineee.net.
If you make an account there, you'll probably see me around as: mrs.key.
khkid's avatar

Dapper Gawker

<3 TaeMin! I heart you, you crazy adorkable boy! :]

Haha, found this! becauseyoupostedthisjen. (:

I will (try to) be a regular!

-subscribes-

jenjenmayihavemyleetaemin?
Subscribed. <3

Usually, most people posted here.
xDD

But thankies for posting an official thread! :D
Should I post up the official guild? :]

( JenJenmayihavekimjonghyun?xDD )
khkid's avatar

Dapper Gawker

:]

I just realized.

It's almost my TaeMinnie's birthday! <3

Hooray!
Haha. Yeah. Is he older than you? >w<

Tiaaa~ You've heard the english cover of Reply right?
:D

EDIT ::
Here's the official SHINee guild if you'd like to join. :]
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khkid's avatar

Dapper Gawker

;___; No. >:

I saw the link for it, but it was 2:30 am and my sister + dad were asleep so I couldn't listen to it. );

But thank you for the link!

Yeah, TaeMin's older than me by...1 year...and many months + days. >:
Haha. The girl sings really pretty. *O*
Want me to post up the link for it? :]

Kekeke. For some reason I'm happy to know that I'm a nuna to him.
o ( > w < ) o
khkid's avatar

Dapper Gawker

Haha, finally, someone in SM that's younger than you? ;D

<3 If I can't get with Teukie, I'll get with TaeMin. xD
Ahaha, sure! ;D
SHINee - Reply(English Cover)
There ya go. :3

Hahaha. True true. :3
Onlyoneyear+apart.


I really love how SHINee is already successful even though they barely debuted in May. xDD
khkid's avatar

Dapper Gawker

x]
I love her voice. :]

Iknow. <3

Well, they're pretty good.

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