Lee Chang-min (singer)

Lee Chang-min (Korean이창민; born May 1, 1986),[1] most often credited as Changmin, is a South Korean singer. He studied at Dong-ah Institute of Media and Arts and is the oldest member of the K-pop group 2AM. He was also a member of duo Homme, along with Lee Hyun.

2AM in Manila from Apr 3.jpg
Born (1986-05-01) May 1, 1986 (age 35)
Busan, South Korea
  • Singer
  • actor
Musical career
Years active2008–present
Associated acts
Korean name
Revised RomanizationI Chang-min
McCune–ReischauerI Ch'angmin


Extended playsEdit

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
The Bright Sky
  • Released: April 11, 2018
  • Label: The Bsky
  • Format: CD, digital download


Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album
As lead artist
"Meet, Taste, Right?!" (만나 맛나 맞나?!) 2013 74 N/A Kimpira Project Part 1
"Graduation" (졸업)
with Jo Kwon
2009 No data Non-album singles
"Please Don't Go" (가면 안돼)
with San E & Outsider
2011 14
  • KOR: 407,462+[5]
"The Very Last First" (마지막 처음)
with Melody Day
2014 47
  • KOR: 91,426+[6]
"Easy to Say" (말은 쉽지) 2019
As featured artist
Mario feat. Changmin
2008 No data Non-album single

Soundtrack appearancesEdit

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
"Don't Swallow" (삼키지마) 2009 No data A Dream Comes True OST
"Can't I Love You" (사랑하면 안될까)
with Jinwoon
2011 5 Dream High OST
"Road of Tears" (눈물길)
with Im Seulong
2012 52 Dr. Jin OST
"I Only See One Person" (한 사람만 보여요)
with Dahee of Glam
2013 36 You're the Best, Lee Soon-shin OST
"Moment" 7 The Heirs OST
"Saying I Love You" (사랑한단 말)
with Jinwoon
2014 37 Hotel King OST
"Hope" (바래) Jang Bo-ri is Here! OST
"Mirage" (신기루) 2015 Super Daddy Yeol OST
"That Light Trails" (그 빛을 따라서)
with Lisa
2016 Musical Turnadot OST
"Only I Can" (오직 나만이)
with Lisa, Lee Jung Hwa, Oh Sang Won
"My Name That Cannot Be Sung" (부를 수 없는 나의 이름)
"Stand By Me" (있어줘) 2018 Just Between Lovers OST
"—" denotes release did not chart



Year Title Network Notes
2009 Star Golden Bell KBS 15.8.2009–8.5.2010
2010 Superstar K2 Mnet Mentors with JeA & Supreme Team
2011 Food Essay Olive TV Host
Immortal Songs 2 KBS2 Contestant
2012 I Am Changmin Dokyo MX TV Host
2013 God of Food Road Y-Star MC with Park Ji-yoon & Jeong Jun-ha (30.3.2013–22.3.2014)
2014 KBS Fly Top Striker Season 6 / Fly Shootdori 6 KBS N Sports Coach
Immortal Songs 2 KBS2 Contestant
The Choice of 100 People - The Best Ramen MBC Every1 MC
Law of the Jungle - Costa Rica SBS
2015 Masked Singer MBC Contestant
Immortal Songs 2 KBS2 Contestant
Heir KBS2 Road MC
My Pet Consulting Sky Petpark myPet TV MC
2016 Duet Song Festival MBC Contestant
Girl Spirit KBS2 Contestant

Musical theatreEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2012 La Cage Aux Folles Jean-Michel Lead role
2013 Three Musketeers D’Artagnan Lead role
Friends Lee Joon Seok Lead role
2014 Caffeine Kang Ji Min
2015 Audition Byeong Tae Lead role
Turandot Calaf 9th Daegu International Musical Festival
Musical <Gorae Gorae> Byung Tae, the band's bassist Kim Soo Ro's Project
2016 Romantic Muscle Do Jae Ki Lead role


Year Title Channel Note
2015 KBS Changmin's Music Plaza KBS Cool FM DJ (Sat & Sun)

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2010 Melon Music Awards Song of the Year I Was Able to Eat Well (with Lee Hyun) Nominated
Mnet Asian Music Awards Best Collaboration Nominated
Bugs Music Awards Best Duet Nominated
2014 50th Baeksang Arts Awards Best OST Moment Nominated
2nd Asia Rainbow TV Awards Outstanding Theme Song Won
16th Seoul International Youth Film Festival Best OST by a Male Artist Nominated
Telling You That I Love You (with Jeong Jinwoon) Nominated

Music programsEdit

Music BankEdit

Year Date Song
2010 September 3 "I Was Able To Eat Well" (with Lee Hyun)

Personal lifeEdit

Lee is a devout Roman Catholic.[7]


  1. ^ Mark Russell (29 April 2014). K-Pop Now!: The Korean Music Revolution. Tuttle Publishing. p. 47. ISBN 978-1-4629-1411-1.
  2. ^ "Gaon Album Chart". Gaon (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-10-14.
  3. ^ "2018년 04월 Album Chart". Gaon (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-10-14.
  4. ^ a b "Gaon Digital Chart". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-10-14.
  5. ^ Cumulative sales of "Please Don't Go":
  6. ^ Cumulative sales of "The Very Last First":
  7. ^ Lee, Hyo-won (August 14, 2014). "K-Pop stars ready for Pope Francis' visit with tributes". CNN. Retrieved June 9, 2021.

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