Monday, 28 May 2012

Infinite's Profile

Infinite Profile

 Infinite (Korean: 인피니트, Japanese: インフィニット; stylized as INFINITE) is a seven member South Korean pop boy group under Woollim Entertainment, which is also home to other talents such as Epik High and Nell. The group consists of 7 members: Sunggyu, Dongwoo, Woohyun, Hoya, Sungyeol, L, and Sungjong. The group is known for their highly synchronized dancing as well as the 'Scorpion Dance' in their "Before The Dawn" MV. With 2011 being their breakout year, Infinite continues to become successful and gain more popularity amongst other idol groups in both South Korea and Japan.

~ Member Profiles ~

Birth Name: Kim Sung Gyu
Stage Name: Sunggyu
Nickname: Grandpa, Leader, Hamster, Honey Sungkyu
 Date of Birth: April 28, 1989
Height: 178 cm
Position: Leader & Main Vocalist
Blood Type: A
Personality: Attentive

Birth Name: Jang Dong Woo
Stage Name: Dongwoo
Nickname: Dinosaur, Monkey Boy, Kenyan, Mother of Infinite, Smile Man
Date of Birth: November 22, 1990
Height: 175 cm
Position: Rapper
Blood Type: A
Personality: Funny

Birth Name: Nam Woo Hyun
Stage Name: Woohyun
Nickname: Namu, Namstar, Namgrease, Bolmae
Date of Birth: February 8, 1991
Height: 176 cm
Position: Main Vocalist
Blood Type: B

Birth Name: Lee Ho Won
Stage Name: Hoya
Nickname: Hogod, Hobaby, Dance Machine, All Man
Date of Birth: March 28, 1991
Height: 178 cm
Position: Rapper, Vocalist & Main Dancer
Blood Type: AB
Personality: Serious, hidden humor

Birth Name: Lee Seong Yeol
Stage Name: Sungyeol
Nickname: Choding, Kindergarten Boy
Date of Birth: August 27, 1991
Height: 183 cm
Position: Vocalist
Blood Type: B
Personality: Adorable

Birth Name: Kim Myung Soo
Stage Name: L
Nickname: Center, Cold City Man
Date of Birth: March 13, 1992
Height: 180 cm
Position: Vocalist & Face of the Group
Blood Type: O
Personality: Mysterious

Birth Name: Lee Sung Jong
Stage Name: Sungjong
Nickname: Maknae, Maknae-nim, Diva, Beautiful Man
Date of Birth: September 3, 1993
Height: 179 cm
Position: Vocalist & Maknae
Blood Type: A
Personality: Optimistic

Awards and nominations

Major awards

Golden Disk Awards

Bout Year Nominated work Award Result
26th [14] 2012 Over the Top
Disk Bonsang Award[15] Won
Be Mine Most Popular Artist Award[16] Nominated
MSN Most Popular Artist Award[17] Nominated
Infinite Hallyu Icon Award[15] Won

Seoul Music Awards

Bout Year Nominated work Award Result
20th[18] 2011 Infinite
Popularity Award Nominated
21th[19] 2012 Be Mine, Paradise
Bonsang Award[20] Nominated
Popularity Award[21] Nominated

Mnet Asian Music Awards

Bout Year Nominated work Award Result
13th 2011 Be Mine
Song of the Year[22] Nominated
Best Dance Performance by a Male Group[22] Nominated

Korean Music Awards

Bout Year Nominated work Award Result
9th 2012 Over the Top (Infinite album) Musician of the Year by Netizens[23] Won

Melon Music Awards

Bout Year Nominated work Award Result
3rd 2011 Infinite 2011 Top 10 [24] Nominated

Other awards and nominations

Year Award Nominated work Result
18th Korean Culture Entertainment Awards[25]
2010 New Generation Popular Music Teen Singer Award Won
Mnet M! Countdown Idol Dance Competition (with trophy)[26]
2011 Infinite - H (Hoya and Dongwoo) Won
The Seoul Foreign Correspondents’ Club (SFCC) PR Awards[27]
2011 Performances Group Won
Mnet M!Countdown Awards
Best action of performance Scorpion Dance - BTD Won
Best attractive artist Infinite Nominated
BAD GUY who made fans cry Infinite Nominated
Miracle of 1sec Sungyeol - Infinite Nominated
SBS MTV Best of the Best Awards 2011[28]
Music Video Segment - Best Male Infinite Nominated
Live Segment - Boy Group Infinite Nominated
2011 OBS Idol Stars Awards[29]
2011 Idol Growth No.1 Infinite Won
European K-Pop Awards (So-Loved Awards)[30]
Best Song Infinite - Be Mine (내꺼 하자) Won
Best Choreography Infinite - Before the Dawn Won
Best Male Group Infinite Nominated
Best Music Video Infinite - Nothing's Over Nominated
Best Album Infinite - Over the Top Nominated

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