Monday, 28 May 2012

SS501 ' s Profile

SS501 (Super Stars: 5 United as 1)'s Profile

SS501 (pronounced as Double-S Five-Oh-One or Deo Beul E Seu Oh Gong Il, Hangul: 더블에스오공일) is a South Korean boy band formed under the management of DSP Media, formerly known as Daesung Entertainment and DSP Entertainment. The group debut in 2005 with five members: Kim Hyun Joong, Heo Young Saeng, Kim Kyu Jong, Park Jung Min and Kim Hyung Jun.
The name of the band is a combination of letters and numbers that have special meaning. The first “S” stands for “Superstar". The second “S” is an abbreviation for "Singer". The combination of 5, 0, and 1 symbolizes "five members united as one forever".[1] SS501's official fan club name is Triple S (means SSS : Super Star Supporters).
As of June 2010, upon the expiration of group's contract with DSP Media, all the members have subsequently moved to other management companies, to pursue solo careers, but Kim Hyun Joong, the leader, has stated that they have not disbanded.

~ Member Profile~

Birth Name: Kim Hyun Joong
Stage Name: Hyunjoong
Birthday: June 6, 1986
Position: Leader, Rapper, Vocalist, Face of The Group
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 68 kg
Blood Type: B

Birth Name: Heo Young Saeng
Stage Name: Youngsaeng
Birthday: November 3, 1986
Position: Main Vocalist
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 63 kg
Blood Type: O

Birth Name: Kim Kyu Jong
Stage Name: Kyujong
Birthday: February 24, 1987
Position: Sub-Vocalist
Height: 181 cm
Weight: 65 kg
Blood Type: A

Birth Name: Park Jung Min
Stage Name: Jungmin
Birthday: April 3, 1987
Position: Sub- Vocalist
Height: 181 cm
Weight: 67 kg
Blood Type: O

Birth Name: Kim Hyung Joon
Stage Name: Hyungjoon
Birthday: August 3, 1987
Position: Main Vocalist, Rapper, Maknae
Height: 181 cm
Weight: 66 kg
Blood Type: O



Mini albums
  • SS501 - June 2005
  • Snow Prince - December 2005
  • Deja Vu - March 2008
  • Find - July 2008
  • Special Album - U R Man - SS501 Project Group - November 2008
  • Solo Collection - July 2009
  • Rebirth - October 2009
  • Destination - May 2010
Studio album
  • SS501 S.T 01 Now - November 2006


  • Kokoro - August 2007
  • Distance~君とのキョリ - September 2007
  • Lucky Days - June 2008
  • SS501 - October 2007
  • Singles - May 2008
  • U R Man (Japan Ver. Edition) - March 2009
  • All My Love - May 2009

Concerts and showcase

  • Step Up in Seoul, South Korea (2006)
  • Step Up in Busan, South Korea (2006)
  • Step Up in Daegu, South Korea (2006)
  • Concert in Osaka, Japan (2006)
  • Concert in Seoul, South Korea (2006)
  • 4th Annual Korean Music Festival in Los Angeles, California, USA (2006)
  • Concert in Tokyo, Japan (2007)
  • Concert in Shanghai, China (2008)
  • Concert in Tokyo, Japan (2008)
  • Concert in Osaka, Japan (2008)
  • SS501 Showcase with Triple S - Olympic Fencing Gymnasium, Seoul (15 November 2008)
  • Victory Concert in Los Angeles, California, USA (2009)
  • 7th Annual Korean Music Festival in Los Angeles, California, USA (2009)
  • 1st Asia Tour Persona in Seoul, South Korea - two concerts (July, 2009)
  • 1st Asia Tour Persona in Tokyo, Japan (2009)
  • 1st Asia Tour Persona in Taipei, Taiwan (2009),[34]
  • 1st Asia Tour Persona in Shanghai, China (2009)
  • 1st Asia Tour Persona in Hong Kong, China (2009)
  • 1st Asia Tour Persona in Bangkok, Thailand (2010)
  • 1st Asia Tour Persona Encore in Seoul, South Korea (27 February 2010 at Olympic Gymnastics Arena)[35]



  • 2006 - 2007 : SS501's Youngstreet - Kim Kyu Jong, Park Jung Min & Heo Young Saeng
  • 2010 - present : Music High - Kim Hyung Jun

TV programmes

SS501 has had various reality shows and documentaries based on their personal and Idol lives.
  • M!Pick by M.Net - Documenting pre-debut and three months after debut
  • Thank You for Waking Us Up - hosted by Park Kyung Lim
  • Thank You for Raising Me Up - Documenting SS501 raising Daengee, an abandoned dog
  • SS501 KM Idol World - SS501 splits off into teams to complete challenges and missions with the people
  • SS501 The Mission by MNet Japan - SS501 go on missions not only to learn Japanese, but to capture the heart of Japanese fans
  • SS501 in USA - SS501 travels to California and Nevada for a photo shoot
  • SS501 Japan Making the Band
  • SS501 in Osaka - SS501 performing in Japan
  • SS501 SOS by M.Net - SS501 helping people with serious problems as they unravel the mystery and investigate behind every story
  • SS501 Stalker by M.Net - SS501 has a stalker on their hands that seem to know their every move
  • Wonderful Day - SS501 spends a day out in the park playing games and having fun
  • Infinite Challenge - A sports competition that puts SS501 against the MC's of the show
  • Reds Go Together - Documenting SS501 during the World Cup
  • Learn Korean with SS501! - A program behind the scenes SS501's book in Japan that taught the teachings of the Korean language
  • Heroine 6
  • Hanbok - A show where participants go against one another in a series of challenges
  • SS501 Romantic Sky - SS501 are airline attendants for a day
  • SBS Chocolate - A talk show
  • SS501 Champagne - A talk show
  • SS501 Super Viking - SS501 (except Park Jung Min) competed in a physical challenge across an obstacle course
  • SS501 Real Story I Am - Arirang tribute to the SS501 story
  • School of Rock - SS501 visiting and performing in schools
  • Star Golden Bell - A variety show where different idols/stars come and answer questions through a series of games
  • Strong Heart - Idols/stars come and share their heartfelt stories
  • Let's Go to School with SS501
  • SS501 Sunny Side
  • Quiz! Sixth Sense - A show where participants are split into teams and endure games of questions and answers
  • Intimate Note 2 - A variety show along with their juniors, Kara (band)
  • SS501 Big Mama - SS501 goes through a pregnancy training to find out how hard it is to be a pregnant mother
  • Golden Fishery
  • Happy Together
  • You Can Fly - SS501 goes to a school and goes to a mission to wake two lucky kids up and have challenges against other students.


Years Awards
  • 2005 KM Music Festival: Best New Male Group Award
  • 2005 SBS Gayo Awards: Best New Artist
  • 2005 MBC Music Festival: Best New Artist
  • 2005 KBS Music Award: Best New Artist

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