Buzzing: Shinee member Taemin to stage solo concert

Taemin, a member of K-pop boyband Shinee, will stage his solo concert in Tokyo on July 1 and 2.
Taemin, a member of K-pop boyband Shinee, will stage his solo concert in Tokyo on July 1 and 2.PHOTO: ETUDE HOUSE

Shinee member Taemin to stage solo concert

Japanese fans will see a lot more of Taemin, a member of K-pop boyband Shinee.

The 23-year-old will stage his solo concert in Tokyo on July 1 and 2 even as the group have been staging concerts in cities in Japan under its Shinee World 2017 Five tour.

The hardworking singer also plans to release a Japanese album in June, ahead of his solo concert.


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 17, 2017, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe