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2AM at the Korea Food Expo. Left to right: Seulong, Changmin, Jo Kwon, Jinwoon.| Background information|
Origin| Seoul, Republic of Korea|
Genres| Pop, R&B|
Years active| 2008–present|
Labels| JYP Entertainment/BigHit Entertainment|
Associated acts| One Day
JYP Nation|
Website| http://2am.jype.com
Jo Kwon
2AM is a South Korean four-member ballad boy band under JYP Entertainment. The members are Jinwoon, Jo Kwon, Seulong, and Changmin. 2AM is one of the two subgroups branched out from the eleven-member (before Jaebeom's departure) boy band One Day, the other being 2PM. They officially debuted on July 11, 2008 on KBS's Music Bank, performing their debut song "This Song". They won their first Mutizen at Inkigayo on February 7, 2010 with "Can't Let You Go Even If I Die". Contents [hide] * 1 History * 1.1 Predebut * 1.2 2008–2009 Debut * 1.3 2010–Present: 1st Mini Album and Saint o'Clock * 1.4 Tours * 1.5 Other contributions * 2 Members * 3 Members activity outside of the group * 4 Discography * 4.1 Studio albums * 4.2 Mini Albums * 4.3 Single albums * 5 Awards * 5.1 Award Shows * 5.1.1 Inkigayo * 5.1.2 M! Countdown * 6 References * 7 External links| -------------------------------------------------

Along with the members of 2PM, 2AM appeared on the documentary Hot Blood that was aired on Mnet, documented their rigorous training program of their pre-debut days. Changmin was the only member of One Day to not appear in the documentary because he was serving in the military at that time. Initially, Jinwoon was eliminated on Hot Blood, but he ended up in 2AM due to Daehun's withdrawal from JYPE. Jo Kwon trained for 2567 days, 10 days past 7 years after joining JYPE. [edit]2008–2009 Debut

2AM's first single, "This Song", was released on July 21, 2008. They made their debut performance on July 11, 2008, performing their debut song "이 노래 (This Song)".[1] 2AM made a comeback with another single album, "Time For Confession", on March 19, 2009 with "친구의 고백 (Confession of a Friend)" being the title track. [edit]2010–Present: 1st Mini Album and Saint o'Clock

2AM made a comeback with a second album, "죽어도 못 보내", on January 21, 2010 with "죽어도 못 보내 (Even If I Die I Can't Let You Go)" as the promoted track. In the week before the release, JYP Entertainment revealed a total of four teasers on their Youtube account. Along with a group teaser, the individual shots were based on the seasons. On February 7, 2010, 2AM won their first Mutizen award on Inkigayosince their debut. On February 25, 2010, their second win was on Mnet M! Countdown. They won a second Mutizen on their final day of promotions for "죽어도 못 보내 (Even If I Die I Can't Let You Go)" on March 7, 2010.[2] On March 5, 2010, 2AM revealed cuts of their new image through their official website. Jo Kwon, Changmin, Seulong, and Jinwoon respectively transformed to a club DJ, an ice hockey player, a biker, and a basketball player for their new 10 minute drama-music video. The repackaged mini album featured four additional songs, three from their first and second singles and one entirely new song titled "잘못했어 (I Did Wrong)", which was their promoted track. One representative stated, “The song we’re releasing is something that 2AM has never shown before and is a brand new type of music”.[3] A portion of the song was revealed in the first episode of 2AM's new reality show 2AM DAY on March 10,[4] where the members playfully sing along to it in the car. Four teasers were released for each...
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