A member from the Southern Korean groupings Shinee and S.M. the Ballad, vocalist and songwriter Jonghyun debuted being a single musician in 2015. Blessed Kim Jong-hyun in Seoul, South Korea, Jonghyun sang and performed bass with several bands in senior high school. In 2005 he was uncovered by S.M. Entertainment throughout their annual S.M. Casting Program, which resulted in his positioning in the group Shinee in 2008. 2 yrs later he became a member of the splinter group S.M. the Ballad, and joined up with the all-star cast on “Let’s Move,” an individual that marketed the 2010 G-20 Seoul Summit. In 2015 he released his single career with Bottom, an EP that highlighted guest performances from Zion T, WheeSung, and Younha.