Key (키) is a South Korean singer, actor, fashion designer, and MC under SM Entertainment. He is a member of the boy group SHINee.

He made his solo debut on November 6, 2018 with the digital single "Forever Yours".


2008: Debut with SHINee

He debuted as a member of SHINee on May 22, 2008 with the group's first mini album Replay.

2014: Debut with Toheart

On March 3, 2014, Key debuted as one-half of the duo Toheart, alongside INFINITE's Woohyun, with the release of their first mini album.

2018: Solo debut

Key made his solo debut on November 6, 2018 with his first digital single "Forever Yours", which was later featured on his first studio album Face.[1]

Personal life

Military service

On March 4, 2019, he enlisted in the military as a member of the military band.[2][3] He was officially discharged on October 7, 2020.[4]



Studio albums

Digital singles



  • "History of a Salaryman OST Part.2" ("Bravo" with Leeteuk (SUPER JUNIOR)) (2012)
  • "Magic Adventures - The Crystal of Dark OST" ("Key of Secret") (2016)
  • "Cool – 38 Task Force OST Part.2" (with Doyoung) (2016)


Mini albums



  • Attack on the Pin-Up Boys (2007) - cameo
  • I Am (2012)
  • SMTown: The Stage (2015)
  • Seoul Fashion (2016)
  • Hit-and-Run Squad (2019)

Televison dramas

  • Moon Night '90 (Mnet, 2011) - cameo
  • Salamander Guru and The Shadows (SBS, 2012) - cameo
  • Drinking Solo (tvN, 2016)
  • The Guardians (MBC, 2017)

Reality shows

  • Key's Knowhow (Mnet's Official YouTube Channel, 2015)
  • Key-log (Naver TV, 2018)

Music shows


Main article: Key/Gallery


Official Links

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