K-pop group Shinee to hold one-night only concert in Singapore in Dec

Singapore fans of R&B K-Pop group Shinee will be pleased to know that your favourite stars will be in Singapore on Dec 8, 2012.

Tickets are expected to go on sale from August 2012, but organiser Running Into The Sun said it will release more details shortly.

The one-night only concert will be held at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

The five-member group, consisting of members Onew, Jonghyun, Key, Minho and Taemin, are known for their smooth R&B tunes, sleek dance moves and iconic fashion style featuring high-top sneakers, skinny jeans and colourful sweaters dubbed the “Shinee Trend”.

Shinee staged their first world tour “SHINee World” in Singapore on Sept 10, 2011 which saw tickets sold out in 45 minutes.

They just completed on Sunday their second Asia tour in Seoul with over 20,000 fans in the audience.

Their latest album “Sherlock”, which was launched in March, set the record for the most album sales in the month with more than 135,000 copies sold in the same month, according to Gaon Chart, the national record chart of South Korea.

Shinee also recently branched out into Japan with their first concert tour to over 20 cities, more than 200,000 people to the Korean act.

Since their debut in 2008, Shinee has released three full-length albums, four mini-albums, one live album and various singles. They have also bagged awards such as “The Most Anticipated Group for 2012” by MBC Gayo Daejun 2011 and “Best New Male Group” in the 2008 Mnet Awards.

maryanns@sph.com.sg

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