2PM
Name: 2PM
Country of Origin: Korea (South)
People:
Rapper: Chansung
Rapper: Taecyeon
Vocalist: Junho
Vocalist: Junsu Kim
Vocalist: Nichkhun
Vocalist: Wooyoung
Type: Collective
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2PM

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Overview
2PM is a six-member boy band from Seoul, South Korea. They are managed by Park Jin-young of JYP Entertainment. The members are Nichkhun, Chansung, Jaebeom, Junsu, Taecyeon, Junho, and Wooyoung. 2PM is one of the two subgroups branched out from the eleven-member boy band One Day, the other being 2AM. They debuted with the song "10 out of 10" which showcased their mix of acrobatic and b-boy dance style.
--Wikipedia

Current Members
Ok Taek Yeon (옥택연) - Rapper
Kim Jun Su (김준수) - Vocalist, Rapper
Lee Jun Ho (이준호) - Vocalist, Rapper
Nichkhun Horvejkul (닉쿤) - Vocalist
Jang Woo Young (장우영) - Rapper, Vocalist
Hwang Chan Sung (황찬성) - Rapper

Former Member
Park Jae Bum (박재범) - Leader, Rapper, Vocalist


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Member Profiles

Current Members

Junsu

- Real Name: Kim Junsu
- Date of Birth: January 15, 1988

Junsu (real name Kim Junsu, born on January 15, 1988) is known as the lead vocalist of the group. He is originally from Daegu, Korea. He originally auditioned for YG Entertainment, where he befriended G-Dragon and Tae Yang of Big Bang.

Nichkhun

- Real Name: Nichkhun Buck Horvejkul (นิชคุณ หรเวชกุล)
- Stage Name: Nichkhun

Nichkhun is a vocalist in the group. He was born in Rancho Cucamonga, California. He spent his childhood in Thailand and in California and studied abroad in New Zealand. He returned to the States for high school and was scouted by a JYP talent agent in Hollywood, California while he was attending the Korean Music Festival in Los Angeles.

Taecyeon

- Full Name: Ok Taecyeon (United States)
- Date of Birth: December 27, 1988

Taecyeon is the main rapper of the group. He was born in Seoul, South Korea but immigrated to Bedford, Massachusetts at a young age. He originally auditioned for JYP Entertainment in New York to become a model.

Wooyoung

- Full Name: Jang Wooyoung
- Date of Birth: April 30, 1989

Wooyoung is a main vocalist. He is from Busan, Korea and was selected as a JYP trainee through MGoon's JYP auditions. He won first place in this audition.

Junho

- Full Name: Lee Junho
- Date of Birth: January 25, 1990

Junho is a main vocalist and lead dancer of the group. He joined One Day following a winning of a contract with JYP Entertainment after he won a contest in JYP's Superstar Survival in 2006.

Chansung

- Full Name: Hwang Chansung
- Date of Birth: February 11, 1990

Chansung is a vocalist and rapper in the group. He starred in the highly-rated Korean sitcom "Unstoppable High Kick" prior to his debut with 2PM. Chansung participated in the same survival game as Junho but lost. He then auditioned again and later received the title of being the maknae or the youngest of the group.

Former Member

Jaebeom

- Real Name: Jay Park (United States)
- Korean Name: Park Jaebeom
- Date of Birth: April 25, 1987

Jaebeom is the leader and oldest member of the group. He was born in Seattle, Washington. His mom lead him to audition since he likes to dance and rap but he never knew that it would take him far. Following a controversy over his MySpace page regarding one of his messages, he left the group on September 8, 2009.

See article here - Jay Park

History


The members of 2PM all auditioned to become part of JYP Entertainment. Some members held their auditions in other countries, such as Jaebem who auditioned in the United States. 2PM's and 2AM's training days were filmed in a documentary called Hot Blood Men, which aired on Mnet. The show documented the rigorous training program of the JYP trainees who were to be part of the group One Day, as well as the elimination of three of trainees from the group.

All of the members are trained in dancing, acrobatics and singing. They debuted with their song "10 Out Of 10" on September 4, 2008. On October 17, 2008, they started to promote "Only You" another song from their debut mini album "Hottest Time of the Day."

On April 16, 2009, the group released their second mini album "2:00 PM Time For Change". Promotions began April 23rd on M!Countdown, as 2PM performed an introductory dance to "What Time Is It Now" that lead to the performance of their title single, "Again & Again". On May 9, 2009, they won their first Mutizen Song award on M!Countdown since their debut; in the same week, they won their second Mutizen on SBS Inkigayo. The group earned their third Mutizen the following week, completing the triple crown and making them ineligible to win for the following weeks. However, the award that had been eluding them - Music Bank - was quickly won soon after.

On July 2, 2009 while in Thailand on a promotional tour, 2PM once again achieved first place on the M!Countdown and Music Bank charts for the song "I Hate You".


2009: Controversy and departure of Jaebeom

On September 4, 2009, articles surfaced on the internet regarding Jaebeom's posts on his personal Myspace account about his dislike for Korea back in 2005 when he was still a trainee for JYP Entertainment. Jaebeom issued an apology regarding this matter. Although outraged protesters demanded that Jaebeom should be forced out of 2PM, JYP Entertainment CEO Park Jin-young stated on September 7 that he was going to continue to remain part of the group. The following day, Jaebeom announced on his offical fancafe that he would be leaving the group and returning to the United States, and apologized to the other 2PM members for not being a good leader and older brother to the group. Park Jin-young has confirmed that he will respect the singer's decision, and that 2PM will continue on as a 6-member group.



Discography

Albums

- Hottest Time Of The Day (Debut Single Album) - September 25, 2008

01. 10점 만점에 10점 [10 Out Of 10]
02. Only You
03. Angel
04. 10점 만점에 10점 (Old School ver.)
05. 10점 만점에 10점 (Inst.)
06. Only you (Inst.)


- Only You (Winter Special) - December 20, 2008

01. Only You (Winter Special)


- 2:00PM Time For Change (2nd Single Album) - April 23, 2009

01. What Time Is It Now
02. Again & Again
03. 니가 밉다 [I Hate You]
04. 돌아올지도 몰라 [You Might Come Back]
05. Again & Again (R&B Mix)
06. Again & Again (Inst.)
07. 니가 밉다 (Inst.)
08. 돌아올지도 몰라 (Inst.)


2PM Thailand Special Edition - June 25, 2009

01. 10점 만점에 10점 [10 Out Of 10]
02. Only You
03. Angel
04. 10점 만점에 10점 (Old School ver.)
05. 10점 만점에 10점 (Inst.)
06. Only you (Inst.)
07. What Time Is It Now
08. Again & Again
09. 니가 밉다 [I Hate You]
10. 돌아올지도 몰라 [You Might Come Back]
11. Again & Again (R&B Mix)
12. Again & Again (Inst.)
13. 니가 밉다 (Inst.)
14. 돌아올지도 몰라 (Inst.)


Don't Stop Can't Stop [April 19, 2010]

01. Don't Stop Can't Stop
02. Without U (main song)
03.As Soon As
04. Bet Your Life
05. Without U (Explore mix)
06. As Soon As (Space Mix)


Still 2:00PM [2010]

01. Still (intro)
02. I'll Be Back (main song)
03. Even if you leave me
04. I can't
05. I know
06. Dance2Night

Hands Up [2011]

01. Hands Up
02. Electricity
03. Give It To Me
04. Like a Movie
05. Don't You Know
06. Hot
07. Without U
08. I'll Be Back
09. I Can't
10. Hands Up (East4A Mix)
11. Electricity (220v Mix)
12. Thank You
13. Don't Stop Can't Stop

Source: Wikipedia