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Taeyeon (태연) is a South Korean singer-songwriter under SM Entertainment. She is the leader of the girl group Girls' Generation, a member of its sub-units Girls' Generation-TTS and Girls' Generation-Oh!GG, and a member of the project ballad group S.M. THE BALLAD. She is also a member of the female unit GOT the beat.

She made her solo debut on October 7, 2015 with her first mini album I.


2007: Debut with Girls' Generation

Taeyeon debuted as a member of Girls' Generation on August 5, 2007 with the group's first single "Into the New World".

2012: Debut with Girls' Generation-TTS

On April 29, 2012, she debuted as a member of the sub-unit Girls' Generation-TTS with their first mini album Twinkle.

2015: Solo debut

She made her debut as a solo artist on October 7, 2015 with her first mini album I.

2018: Debut with Girls' Generation-Oh!GG

On September 5, 2018, she debuted as a member of Girls' Generation's second sub-unit Girls' Generation-Oh!GG with the release of their single "Lil' Touch".

2020: Amazing Saturday

On October 20, 2020, it was announced that Taeyeon would be joining the tvN variety show Amazing Saturday as a fixed cast member alongside SHINee's Key and Phantom's Hanhae.[1] Her first appearance took place on November 21.[2]

2022: "Can't Control Myself", Queendom 2, INVU

Taeyeon released her sixth digital single, "Can't Control Myself", on January 17. The single is a pre-release song for her third full length album, which is scheduled to be released in February.[3]

On January 25, Mnet announced that Taeyeon will be one of the MC's for their reality show, Queendom 2, which is began airing on March 31, 2022.[4]

On January 26, it was announced that she will be releasing her third full length album, INVU, on February 14, 2022, which includes 13 songs.[5]

Personal life


On June 19, 2014, local news source Dispatch reported that Taeyeon and EXO's Baekhyun were dating. Later that day, the news was confirmed by SM Entertainment.[6]On September 14, 2015, it was reported that the couple had broken up after a year of dating due to busy schedules.[7] However, the reports have never been confirmed by SM Entertainment.


On June 16, 2019, Taeyeon answered fan questions on Instagram Stories and opened up about her recent struggles with her mental health and coping with depression.[8]

Passing of father

On March 9, 2020, coinciding her birthday, both Edaily and SM Entertainment announced the passing of her father due to sudden cardiac arrest. The digital single "Happy", which was intended to release on the same day, was postponed to May 4.[9]



Studio albums

Special albums

Mini albums

Digital singles

Remix singles


  • "Like a Star" (with The One) (2010)
  • "Different" (with Kim Bum Soo) (2011)
  • "Thank You Band" ("The Blue Night of Jeju Island") (2016)
  • "Page 0" (with MeloMance) (2018)
  • "Monthly Project 2019 May Yoon Jong Shin with Taeyeon" (2019)
  • "Let Me Go" (with Crush) (2020)



  • "Hong Gil Dong OST" ("If") (2008)
  • "Beethoven Virus OST" ("Can You Hear Me...") (2008)
  • "Heading to the Ground OST" ("It is Love" with Sunny) (2009)
  • "Athena OST" ("I Love You") (2010)
  • "The King 2 Hearts OST Part.1" ("Missing You Like Crazy") (2012)
  • "To the Beautiful You OST" ("Closer") (2012)
  • "That Winter, the Wind Blows OST Part.5" ("Only One") (2013)
  • "Mr. Go OST" ("Bye") (2013)
  • "Mimi OST" ("Breath" with Jonghyun of SHINee) (2014)
  • "You're All Surrounded OST Part.2" ("Love, That One Word") (2014)
  • "Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo OST Part.5" ("All With You") (2016)
  • "Hotel Del Luna OST Part.3" ("A Poem Titled You") (2019)
  • "Disney's Frozen II OST" ("Into The Unknown (Korean Version)") (2019)
  • "Do You Like Brahms? OST Part.5" ("Kiss Me") (2020)
  • "Jirisan OST Part.8" ("Little Garden") (2021)
  • "Our Blues OST Part.6" ("By My Side") (2022)


Mini albums

Digital singles


  • "Final Life OST" ("Rescue Me") (2017)

Producing and writing credits

  • All credits adapted from KOMCA, unless stated.[10]
Artist Song Album Type
Taeyeon "I" I Writing
Taeyeon "To the Moon" What Do I Call You Writing, composing
Taeyeon "Can't Control Myself" Writing


Showcase tours

Concert tours

Concert participation


Reality shows

Variety shows

  • Amazing Saturday (tvN, 2020-present) - cast member

Music shows

Musical theatre

  • Midnight Sun (2010)


  • A-Solution (with Tiffany) (2008-2010)
  • Nature Republic (2013-2016)
  • B-Ing Collagen (2013-2014)
  • Jeju Samdasoo (with Kyuhyun) (2016)
  • Sword and Magic (2016)
  • Banila Co (2016-2018)
  • Paris Baguette (2017)
  • Gelato Factory (2018)
  • Déesse Color Contact Lenses (2018)
  • Gelato Factory (2019)
  • Hyundai Haesang Direct Car Insurance (2019)
  • Youngman Pizza (2021)
  • Nerdy (2021)
  • Benefit Cosmetics Korea (2022)


  • Her MBTI personality type is ISFJ.[11]


Main article: Taeyeon/Gallery


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