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TVXQ (Dong Bang Shin Ki)
TVXQ stands for Tong Vfang Xien Qi, which means “the Gods will rise from the East”. This 5-member boy band, which is also known as Dong Bang Shin Ki, first made their debut in 2004, and ever since then, they have maintained their undisputed position as one of the top groups in Korea and also in Asia. From the time that the band was created, it was intended that they would target the Asian market, particularly Japan, China, and Thailand. These days they are very active in Asian countries and enjoy great popularity there. The members of TVXQ are highly talented in both singing and dancing. They can sing all genres of music, such as acapella, pop songs and ballads. The members of TVXQ are also very good-looking and have many fans.

Group Introduction
TVXQ is one of the top artists in Asia and sets a new record every year. In 2006, the group swept Korea’s major music awards with their 3rd album “O”- Jung.Ban.Hap. Their 4th album, MIROTIC sold more than 500,000 copies. Their Asian tour, which took place in Korea, Japan, China and other Asian countries, attracted as many as 390,000 people in one year. Also, in Japan, the world’s second largest music market, TVXQ topped the Oricon Weekly Singles chart six times and became the first foreign group to have a number one single on the chart.
TVXQ was the first Korean group to hold a concert at the Tokyo Dome, where only the top singers perform. The group has toured Japan’s nine major cities, attracting more than 300,000 fans. The Tokyo Dome concerts, which took place on July 4 and 5 (2009), were the last shows of the tour.

TVXQ did its first Asian tour in 2006 and its 3rd tour is now underway. Concerts will take place in Asia’s major cities, including Beijing, Shanghai, Nanjing and Bangkok. Due to the band’s huge popularity, concert tickets are all sold out.


Members of TVXQ

U-KNOW

● Real Name: Yunho Jeong
● Date of Birth: February 6, 1986
● Blood Type: A
● Height: 184cm



HERO

● Real Name: Jaejung Kim
● Date of Birth: January 26, 1986
● Height: 180cm
● Blood Type: O





MICKY

● Real Name: Yucheon Park
● Date of Birth: June 4, 1986
● Height: 180cm
● Blood Type: O



Max

● Real Name: Changmin Shim
● Date of Birth: February 18, 1988
● Height: 186cm
● Blood Type: B



Xiah

● Real Name: Junsu Kim
● Date of Birth: December 15, 1986
● Height: 170cm
● Blood Type: B


Information on TVXQ
* Members: U-Know, Hero, Xiah, Micky, Max
* Debut Date: 2004 with the album <HUG>
☞ Official website:
http://tvxq.smtown.com/ (KOR, ENG, JAP, CHI)
Albums
2004 January 14 The 1st Single 『Hug』
June 22 The 2nd Single『The way U are』
October 13 The 1st Studio Album 『Tri-angle』
December 6 Carol Album 『The Christmas gift from 東方神起 (TVXQ)』
2005 June 21 Summer Single 『Hi Ya Ya Summer Days』
September 12 The 2nd Studio Album 『Rising Sun』
2006 July 12 Live Album 『The 1st Live Concert "Rising Sun"』
September 29 The 3rd Studio Album 『O-Jung.Ban.Hap.』
2008 September 19 The 4th Studio Album『MIROTIC』
Major Awards
2004
15th Seoul Music Awards (Rookie Award), Mnet Km Music Video Festival (Best Music Video Award), KBS Music Awards (Best New Artist), MBC Top 10 Music Festival ( Best New Artist)
2005 Mnet Km Music Video Festival (Mobile Popularity Award and Best and Most Popular Music Video Award), KBS Music Award (Best Singer of the Year), SBS Music Park (Most Popular Award’), Selected by Sina Entertainment of China as one of the ‘Top 10 Asian Records’
2006 Channel V Thailand (Asian Most Favorite Artist’, ‘International Most Popular Music Video’), Asian Song Festival (‘Contribution Award’, ‘Korea’s Representative Singer Award’), Thailand’s Virgin Hitz Awards (Popular Vote ‘Asia Artist’), Seoul Music Award (‘Grand Award’), Golden Disc Award (‘Grand Award’), SBS Music Park (‘Grand Award’)
2007 MTV VMAJ 2007 (‘Best Buzz Asia From KOREA’), 14th Korean Entertainment Award (‘Overseas Popularity Award’), Japan’s Best Hit Music Festival (‘Golden Artist Award’)
2008 5th Asian Song Festival (‘Best Singer in Asia Award’), 15th Korean Entertainment Awards (‘Most Popular Group Award’), Golden Disc (‘Golden Disc Grand Award’), Best Hits 2008 Japan (Gold Artist Award), Mnet KM Music Festival (Album of The Year, Auction Best Style Award, Mobile Popularity Award, Auction Netizen's Choice Award, Overseas Viewer Award), 2008 Golden Disk Awards, (Artist of The Year, Disk Bonsang, Disk Yepp Popularity Award)
TV Commercials & Other Activities
TV Commercials Starring TVXQ: School Uniform Brand “Smart” (2004~2007), Samsung KENOX Digital Camera (2006), LG Telecom Mobile Phone in China (2006), Search Portal Naver (2006), Drinks commercial in China 7%(07), Samsung Electronics Anycall (2007), Samsung Electronics Anycall Haptic (2008), Motorcycle Thailand YAMAHA (2008), Samsung Hahaha Campaign UCC (2008), Lotte Duty Free Shopping (08~09)
 



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