All About 2AM: From Their Debut to Their Hiatus

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Popular Ballad Vocal Group, 2AM

2AM is a South Korean male group which debuted on July 11, 2008. The group debuted after being selected through MNET’s Hot Blood, along with the members of 2PM. 2AM consists of four members, and all of them are still active in the Korean Entertainment Industry up to now. 2AM is currently hiatus as a group, but hasn’t disbanded, since they are under different agencie. Let’s get to know more about the ballad vocal group, 2AM.

 

2AM Group Profile and Facts

2AM Profile
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Profile

Group Name: 2AM

Origin: Seoul, South Korea

Genre: K-pop, R&B, Soul

Members: Jo-kwon, Lee Changmin, Lim Seulong, Jeong Jinwoon

Years Active; 2008 – 2014 (hiatus)

Agency: Big Hit Entertainment | JYP Entertainment | Ariola Japan | United Asia Management

Fandom; I AM

Official Fan Color: Metallic Grey

Social Media: 2am.jype.com | 2-oclock2AM2amofficial@follow_2am

 

Facts

  1. Among the 2AM members, Jo-kwon spent the longest duration as a trainee in JYP Entertainment.
  2. They appeared on the Mnet documentary program Hot Blood, along with the 2PM members, which showed their training program during the groups’ pre-debut days.
  3. Jinwoon actually was eliminated during the Hot Blood evaluation. However,  he joined 2AM after one of the chosen 2AM members, Daehun, left JYP Entertainment.
  4. Jinwoon is popular in Japan because he looks alike Tsuyoshi Kusanagi
  5. They once danced to a cover of a MISS A song, while dressing as MISS A members. It become a parody afterward, and their name became MISS AM.
  6. 2AM is known for its parody girl-group cover dances. They’ve done many songs like MISS A’s Bad Girl Good Girl and Goodbye Baby, SISTAR’s Alone, Brown Eyed Girl’s Abracadabra, KARA’s Step, Wonder Girls Be My Baby and many other song.

  7. They joined with members of other boy-groups to perform a girl-group medley dance. Here are 2PM, BEAST, SHINee, Super Junior, and MBLAQ.
  8. Among 2AM member, only Changmin ever joined the cast of MBC’s “We Got Married” until now.

 

2AM Member Profile

2AM Member Profile
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2AM Leader, Jo-kwon

2AM Jokwon Profile
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Real Name = Jo-kwon

Stage Name = Jo-kwon

Nickname = Kwon, Kwonnie, Kkap-kwon, Ballengie, J-kwon

Birthday = August 29, 1989

Origin = Suwon, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea

Zodiac = Virgo

Height = 173 cm

Weight = 53 kg

Blood Type = A

Education = Korean Arts High School, Kyung Hee University

Position = Leader, Lead Vocalist

Agency = JYP Entertainment | Cube Entertainment

Ideal Type = Someone who is cute, can cook, understanding of his job & have a good sense of humor

 

2AM Main Vocal, Changmin

2AM Changmin Profile
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Real Name = Lee Chang-min

Stage Name = Changmin

Nickname = Mongmin, Pidol

Birthday = May 1, 1986

Origin = Seoul, South Korea

Zodiac = Taurus

Height = 180 cm

Weight = 72 kg

Blood Type = A

Education = Dong-ah Institute of Media and Arts

Position = Main Vocalist, Rapper

Agency = JYP Entertainment | Bighit Entertainment | The Bsky

Ideal Type = A kind person. Not an innocent one

 

2AM Vocalist, Seulong

2AM Seulong Profile
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Real Name = Lim Seul-ong

Stage Name = Seulong

Nickname = Ong-ee, Ong Ong, Ong Seulee

Birthday = May 11, 1987

Origin = Seoul, South Korea

Zodiac = Taurus

Height = 186 cm

Weight = 85 kg

Blood Type = O

Education = Kyung Hee University | Daejin University

Position = Vocalist

Agency = JYP Entertainment | Sidus HQ

Ideal Type = Someone who is compatible with him, a healthy beauty, elegant

 

2AM Maknae, Jin-woon

2AM Jinwoon Profile
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Real Name = Jeong Jin-woon

Stage Name = Jin-woon

Nickname = Rocker, Jinuah

Birthday = May 2, 1991

Origin = Seoul, South Korea

Zodiac = Taurus

Height = 185 cm

Weight = 75 kg

Blood Type = O

Education = BaekAhm High School | Dept. of Theatre and Visual Arts, Daejin University

Position = Vocalist, Main Rapper, Maknae

Agency = JYP Entertainment | Mystic Entertainment

Ideal Type = I like someone that’s not shy and has a friendly personality-a person who does not speak lightly and is responsible

 

2AM’s Discography

2AM discography
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2010 – Can’t Let You Go Even If I Die

Can’t Let You Go Even If I Die is 2AM’s debut mini album, which released on January 21, 2010, first as a single with the same name. The album consists of six songs, including the title track songs.

2AM Can’t Let You Go Even If I Die
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1 Prologue
2 Can’t Let You Go Even If I Die
3 I’m Sorry I Can’t Laugh for You
4 I Love You (feat Baek Chan and Joo Hee of 8eight)
5 To Her (feat Chansung of 2PM)
6 [Outro] Laughing

 

2010 – I Was Wrong

I Was Wrong is the first repackaged album, which released on March 16, 2010. The album has 11 songs including the title track with the same name as the album. Before the album released, the title track was first released as single.

2AM I Was Wrong
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1 Prologue
2 I Was Wrong
3 What Do I Do?
4 Not Because
5 Although You’ve Turned Around Now
6 Lost
7 Can’t Let You Go Even If I Die
8 I’m Sorry I Can’t Laugh for You
9 I Love You (feat Baek Chan and Joo Hee of 8eight)
10 To Her (feat Chansung of 2PM)
11 [Outro] Laughing

 

2010 – Saint o’Clock

Saint o’Clock is the first studio album 2AM did.  It released on October 26, 2010, for the Korean version, and November 9, 2011, for Japanese version. The Korean version contains 11 songs and with two additional special tracks for the special album edition, while there are 14 songs for Japanese version. Both versions included the title tracks You Wouldn’t Answer My Calls and Like Crazy.

2AM Saint O’Clock Korea
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1 Phone (Intro)
2 You Wouldn’t Answer My Calls
3 Like Crazy
4 Just Me (feat. GLAM)
5 Mirage
6 Can’t Love You Again
7 There is Nothing More
8 Nervous
9 Love U, Hate U (feat. BTS)
10 With or Without U
11 I Can’t Say I Love You
12 [Special Limited Edition] A Friend’s Confession
13 [Special Limited Edition] This Song

2AM Saint O’Clock Japan
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1 Phone (Intro)
2 You Wouldn’t Answer My Calls
3 Like Crazy
4 Just Me (feat. GLAM)
5 Mirage
6 Can’t Love You Again
7 There is Nothing More
8 Nervous
9 Love U, Hate U (feat. BTS)
10 With or Without U
11 I Can’t Say I Love You
12 A Friend’s Confession
13 This Song
14 Can’t love you again

 

2012 – F.Scott Fitzgerald’s Way of Love

F.Scott Fitzgerald’s Way of Love is 2AM’s second mini album, which released on March 12, 2012. This album also has two versions, a Korean and a Japanese version, and consists of six to seven songs, with the title track I Wonder If You Hurt Like Me.

2AM F.Scott Fitzgerald’s Way of Love
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1 You Were Mine
2 I Wonder If You Hurt Like Me
3 Erase All Our Memories
4 One More Second
5 How To Break Up Well
6 I Love You, I Love You
7 [Japan Special Edition: Bonus track (regular edition only)]

I Wonder If You Hurt Like Me (Music Box ver)

 

2AM Japan version additional
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1 I Wonder If You Hurt Like Me (Music Video)
2 I Wonder If You Hurt Like Me Music Video

 

2013 – Voice

Voice is 2AM’s Japanese studio album, which released on January 9, 2013. The album contains several singles, such as Never Let You Go: Shindemo Hanasanai on January 11, 2012, Denwa ni Denai Kimi ni on April 11, 2012, For You: Kimi no Tame ni Dekiru Koto on September 12, 2012, and Darenimo Watasenai Yo on December 5, 2012. The album consists of 12 songs in total.

2AM Voice
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1 For You: Kimi no Tame ni Dekiru Koto
2 Denwa ni Denai Kimi ni
3 Darenimo Watasenai Yo
4 First Love
5 Pretty Girl
6 Waratte Agerarenakute Gomen
7 Birthday
8 Innocent Smile
9 Kowaresou
10 Winter Gift
11 Never Let You Go: Shindemo Hanasanai
12 Love Song from Radio
13 [Bonus Track – regular edition only: Japanese version]

I Wonder If You Hurt Like Me

 

2AM Japan DVD 1
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1 2AM 1st Japan Tour “Never Let You Go” Live in 梅田芸術劇場

 

2AM Japan DVD 2
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1 Voice making movie
2 Music Video Off Shot History 2012
3 For You ~君のためにできること~ Music Video (Drama ver.)

 

2013 – Nocturne

Nocturne was 2AM’s third mini-length album, which released on November 27, 2013. The album has five songs, including the title track Regret. Before the album released, 2AM released two singles, Just Stay on November 19, 2013, and Regret on November 27, 2013. The album released in both Korean and Japanese versions.

2AM Nocturne
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1 Just Stay
2 Regret
3 You’re Prettier The More I See You
4 To An Angel
5 Only You

2013 – One Spring Day

One Spring Day is 2AM’s second studio album, released on March 5, 2013. The album consists of nine songs, including the title track One Spring Day. The album only released in the Korean version.

2AM One Spring Day
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1 Spring
2 Reading You
3 Consolation
4 One Spring Day
5 Sunshine
6 Back Then
7 Forgetting You
8 Coming To Me
9 One Spring Day (inst.)

2014 – Let’s Talk

Let’s Talk is the group’s third studio album, which was released on October 30, 2014. The album has 13 songs, including the title track, Over the Destiny, and a single, Days Like Today, which released on October 26, 2014. The album contains solo song for each 2AM member. It was released only in a Korean version.

2AM Let’s Talk
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1 To AM (For You)
2 Days Like Today
3 Over the Destiny
4 Happy End
5 Realized
6 Love Actually
7 All Right
8 the Day
9 I Know
10 Be My Lady (Changmin solo)
11 Dance (Jo-kwon solo)
12 Ready (Jinwoon solo)
13 Loveskin (Seulong solo)

2AM’s Awards and Nominations

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Before 2AM started their hiatus in 2014, they had already won a lot of recognition at award ceremonies and music shows. Their most popular song, Can’t Let You Go Even If I Die, recieved a lot of awards, among other songs. Let’s check out the list of 2AM’s award achievement as a whole group.

2AM Award Achievement
Year Award Ceremony Category Song
2010 Golden Disc Award Digital Daesang Can’t Let You Go Even If I Die
Digital Bonsang
Mnet Asian Music Awards Best Vocal Performance – Group
Melon Music Award Song of the Year
Top 10 Artists of the Year
2011 Seoul Music Awards Seoul Music Awards
R&B Ballad Award