Teen Top 틴탑 Group Info

  Tag Category: Teen Top

  Fanclub: Angel

  Fan Color: Pearl Light Lavender

  Debut:

  Active: 8 years 2 months

  Gender: Male

  of Members: 5

  Active

  Teen Top Group Stats Chart
Stage Name Birth Name Position Birthday Age Height Star Sign C Y BT
C.A.P. Bang Minsoo Leader, Rapper 25 178 cm or 5'10" Scorpio Monkey O
Chunji 천지 Lee Chanhee Vocal, Visual 24 173 cm or 5'8" Libra Rooster B
Niel 니엘 Ahn Daniel Vocal 24 178 cm or 5'10" Leo Dog A
Ricky 리키 Yoo Changhyun Dancer 23 172 cm or 5'7½" Pisces Pig AB
Changjo 창조 Choi Jonghyun Dancer, Maknae 22 179 cm or 5'10½" Scorpio Pig B
  About Teen Top 틴탑  

Teen Top 틴탑 is a male idol group consisting of five members: C.A.P, Chunji, Niel, Ricky, and Changjo. The band debuted under TOP Media, founded by Andy Lee of Shinhwa, in 2010. They released their first single album "Come into the World" on July 9, 2010, and made their official debut the following day on MBC's "Music Core." The group's name is an acronym for "teenage emoboy emotion next generation talent object praise." Their official fan club is Angel, previously unofficially named Andromeda.

Teen Top members Ricky and Niel were both child actors. Niel debuted through the musical Please, where he played the younger version of Joo Won's role. Ricky debuted in Seo Taiji's music video for "Human Dream" and later portrayed the young version of Song Seungheon's character in "Love Song." Four of Teen Top's members, Changjo, Niel, Cap, and L.Joe, had an open Lotte World audition whereas the other two, Chunji and Ricky, had a closed audition. It took L.Joe two auditions before he could train, unlike the other members.

2010: Debut

In July 2010, Teen Top made their debut with the track "Clap" 박수 off of their debut single album Come into the World, which was released on July 9. The music video for "Clap" features Lizzy from After School.

Teen Top officially debuted on July 10 at MBC's "Music Core," followed by SBS's "Inkigayo," receiving positive reviews for both performances. Based on their performances, Teen Top was known for their "knife-like choreography."

2011

On January 13, 2011, Teen Top made their first comeback on "M Countdown" with their 2nd single "Supa Luv," produced by Shin Hyuk. The song, originally written and performed by Redd Stylez, was re-written and translated into Korean by Wheesung.

On March 2, Teen Top released a music video for a remix version of "Supa Luv" by A-rex, featuring scenes from the American film Beastly. The remix was then chosen for the movie's promotion throughout Asia.

The group made an appearance on the French news program "Le Grand Journal" for which they received overwhelming critical acclaim. Their performance of "Supa Luv" was highly praised, with hosts commenting on the synchronized dancing and the pastel colored hair sported by each member. Notable acts that had made it onto the talk show as well include Eminem, Usher, Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas, and Rihanna.

Teen Top's mini-album Roman, along with title track "No More Perfume" 향수 뿌리지마 was digitally released on July 26 and physically on July 27.

2012

In January 2012, Teen Top released their second mini album It's. Brave Brothers produced, wrote, composed, and mixed all of its six tracks. The album was due to be released at midnight of January 4/5, but by 8 pm on January 4, it had leaked to shareware sites, garnering over a thousand hits in ten minutes alone.

Teen Top released the music video for their comeback song "Crazy" 미치겠어 on January 5, featuring 4Minute's Sohyun. The song was introduced on the Brazilian RedeTV! entertainment news program "Leitura Dinâmica" on January 10, which helped Teen Top gain more international interest. The song's music video was shown in the karaoke room that the character Joonhee (played by Infinite's Hoya) was singing in for in the drama "Reply 1997."

On February 3, Teen Top won their very first award on KBS' "Music Bank." They then received the honor of performing the ending stage on MBC "Music Core," followed by a win on SBS' "Inkigayo." At the average age of 17.3 years, the band was the youngest idol group to have won awards on the aforementioned music shows. On February 25, Teen Top once again received the honor of performing the ending stage on "Music Core."

Teen Top celebrated the inauguration of their official fan club Angel on May 28.

aRtisT, Teen Top's third EP, was released on May 30 as a digital download, followed by the release of the music video for its track "To You." Physical albums were released on June 4, 2012. With this album, the group topped major music charts.

On June 19, the band began their Teen Top Zepp Tour 2012 through Japan with stops in Osaka, Nagoya, and Tokyo.

On August 3, the music video for the single "Be Ma Girl" 나랑 사귈래 was released, followed by Teen Top's comeback performance on MBC's "Music Core" a day later.

2013

In February 2013, Teen Top held their first European tour, TEEN TOP SHOW! Live tour in Europe 2013, making stops in Germany, England, France, and Spain. The tour was successful and set a new decibel record for their concert in Paris, France.

On February 8, TOP Media announced that Teen Top would release their first studio album, No. 1, on February 25. The music video teaser for "I Wanna Love" 사랑하고 싶어 was released on the 12th. Both the track and music video for "I Wanna Love"  were released on the 15th. The music video was shot in Hong Kong. They released their full album digitally and physically on the 25th along with their full music video for "긴 생머리 그녀 (Miss Right)" later on the same day.

On August 25, Teen Top released their 4th mini album Teen Top Class with 장난아냐 ("Rocking") as the lead single.Teen Top won three music show trophies for "Rocking." The promotion cycle lasted shorter than usual, which led them to release another repackaged album titled Teen Top Class Addition on October 24 with 못났다 ("Lovefool") as the lead single.

2014

On February 22-23, Teen Top held their TEEN TOP 2014 World Tour High Kick in Seoul concert in Seoul's Olympic Hall. They then proceeded with their High Kick World Tour in various places such as Canada, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Taiwan, Colombia, Chile, Mexico, Panama, and Peru.

On September 15, Teen Top released their 4th mini album Exito with 쉽지않아 ("Missing") as the lead single.Teen Top first performed "Missing" live at "M Countdown" on September 11, prior to the album's release. The promotion cycle lasted shorter than usual, which led them to release another repackaged album titled 20's LOVE TWO ÉXITO on November 10 with 우린 문제없어 ("I'm Sorry") as the lead single.

On November 23, Teen Top held their first concert and fan meeting, My Dear Angels, in Bangkok, in Thailand. In Decemberc My Dear Angels was held in four cities in Japan.

On December 10, Teen Top released first seasonal single album Snow Kiss with as the lead single 눈사탕 ("Snow Kiss").

2015

Teen Top's 6th mini album, Natural Born Teen Top, was released on June 22. On the same day, they released the music video for "Ah-Ah," a song written and produced by Black Eyed Pilseung and Sam Lewis. Natural Born Teen Top debuted at 1 on South Korean Gaon Albums chart as well as 13 on Billboard's World Albums chart.

On July 4, Teen Top held their 5th anniversary concert in Tokyo, Japan, followed by stops in Seoul, Nagoya, and Kobe, ending in Fukuoka on August 17. The group attended KCON in New York alongside SNSD and other artists on August 8, 2015.

On July 31,Teen Top released the digital single "Except for Me" for Brave Brothers 10th Anniversary album.

Teen Top was a part of the 2015 Feel Korea in New Delhi tour in India, performing on August 29 at New Delhi's Sirifort Auditorium.

Trivia

  • The age gap between the eldest member, C.A.P., and the maknae, Changjo, is 3 years and 12 days.
  • Both C.A.P. and Changjo are Scorpios with birthdays in November.
  • Both Ricky and Changjo were born in the Year of the Pig.
  • C.A.P. and Niel are both 178 cm or 5'10" tall.
  • The height difference between the tallest member, Changjo (179 cm or 5'10½") and the shortest member, Ricky (172 cm or 5'7½") is 7 cm.
  • Chunji and Changjo are both blood type B.
  • C.A.P. and Chunji are both from Seongnam.
  • C.A.P., Chunji, and Niel are all from Gyeonggi-do.
  • Chunji and Niel have both attended Gangdong College.
  • Ricky and Changjo have both gone to the Seoul School of Performing Arts and Hoseo University.

Fandom Color

  Pearl Light Lavender


 

 

 

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