Jaehyun, known mononymously in the entertainment industry, has secured his place as a pivotal figure within the realm of K-pop. With his deep, mesmerizing voice and captivating on-stage presence, he has charmed millions of fans across the globe as a member of the South Korean boy band NCT and its sub-unit NCT 127.
Jaehyun’s journey in the music industry began when he joined the pre-debut training team SM Rookies, established by SM Entertainment. It was in 2016 that Jaehyun, along with other members, debuted as part of NCT. His melodious voice and charismatic stage presence immediately grabbed attention in NCT’s debut album, ‘NCT #127.’ Standout performances include his emotional rendition in tracks like “Angel” and “Back 2 U (AM 01:27).” Later, he solidified his place as a powerful vocalist in NCT 127’s second studio album, ‘Neo Zone,’ which topped the Gaon Album Chart and peaked at number five on the Billboard 200.
Jaehyun’s musical journey is not just limited to NCT and its sub-units. The young artist has successfully collaborated with a host of celebrities, contributing to his well-rounded artist portfolio. He worked with d.ear on a rendition of the track “Try Again” for SM Station. Jaehyun has shared the stage with NCT members like Taeyong in “Baby Don’t Like It” and Doyoung in “Coming Home.”. Other collaborations include working with the likes of Jaemin, Taeil, Mark, Johnny, Yuta, and WinWin. He has also been part of multiple group collaborations with artists across the SM Entertainment roster for special performances
Jaehyun and the NCT 127 members received a Bonsang at the 29th Seoul Music Awards. Additionally, ‘Neo Zone,’ which features his unique voice, ranked number two on the Billboard 200, marking a significant accomplishment in NCT 127’s career. In the broadcasting world, Jaehyun also co-hosted SBS’s music program ‘Inkigayo.’