iKON 아이콘: K-Pop, Members, Music, and more… (Profile)

iKON 아이콘: K-Pop, Members, Music, and more… (Profile)

iKON 아이콘 is a six-membered group signed under YG Entertainment. In six years, this group has grown into an international pop sensation, touring around the globe and releasing iconic music that has cemented them into K-Pop history.

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Index:

  1. introduction
  2. about iKON
  3. iKON members
  4. iKON music
iKON
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iKON’s lineup resulted from a competition show held by YG Entertainment named “Mix & Match.” In the competition, potential members competed for a final spot in the group.

  • I should note that Bobby had already gained fame before debuting with iKON. In 2014, Bobby won the third season of the hugely popular hip-hop TV survival program, “Show Me The Money.”
iKON
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From their start, the members of iKON have showcased their unique group style: a blend of K-Hip-Hop and K-Pop. This sound is demonstrated in their debut track, “RHYTHMN TA.” Since their debut, the members of iKON have developed this style and sound into the group’s distinctive musical brand.

  • In the last six years, the members of iKON have released brilliant music that has enchanted fans around the globe. Some of their most recognizable tracks include “LOVE SCENARIO,” “KILLING ME,” and “Dive.”

With excellent music, incredible talent, and unforgettable performances, the members of iKON have grown this group into one of the most successful groups in K-Pop, with millions of fans around the world.

iKON
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about iKON
  • Korean Name: 아이콘
  • Company: YG Entertainment
  • Number of Members: 6
  • Number of Albums (excluding live albums): 13
  • Debut Year: 2015
  • Genre: Pop / Hip Hop / K-Pop / J-Pop
  • Fandom: iKONIC
iKON members

iKON currently contains six active members with Jay, Song, Bobby, DK, Ju-ne, and Chan. Skilled rappers, vocalists, and performers, the members of iKON have defined themselves as incredible musicians and artists.

Jay
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Name: Kim Jinhwan 김진환

Korean name: 김진환

Position: Vocalist, Dancer

Birthday: 7/2/94

Age:

  • 27 (International age)
  • 28 (Korean age)

Star sign: Aquarius

Chinese zodiac sign: Dog

Nationality: Korean

Song
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Name: Song Yoon Hyung 송윤형

Korean name: 송윤형

Position: Vocalist

Birthday: 8/2/95

Age:

  • 26 (International age)
  • 27 (Korean age)

Star sign: Aquarius

Chinese zodiac sign: Pig

Nationality: Korean

Bobby
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Name: Kim Jiwon 김지원

Korean name: 김지원

Position: Rapper, Vocalist

Birthday: 21/12/95

Age:

  • 26 (International age)
  • 27 (Korean age)

Star sign: Sagittarius

Chinese zodiac sign: Pig

Nationality: Korean

More Info:
  • Bobby is also successful solo rapper, having released two albums “Love and Fall” and “Lucky Man.”
  • In 2014, Bobby won the rap competition show “Show Me The Money” (Season 3).
  • Bobby and Mino (of WINNER) debuted as the rap unit MOBB.
DK
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Name: Kim Dong Hyuk 김동혁

Korean name: 김동혁

Position: Dancer, Vocalist

Birthday: 3/1/97

Age:

  • 24 (International age)
  • 25 (Korean age)

Star sign: Capricorn

Chinese zodiac sign: Ox

Nationality: Korean

Ju-ne
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Name: Koo Junhoe 구준회

Korean name: 구준회

Position: Vocalist, Dancer

Birthday: 31/3/97

Age:

  • 24 (International age)
  • 25 (Korean age)

Star sign: Aries

Chinese zodiac sign: Ox

Nationality: Korean

Chan
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Name: Jung Chanwoo 정찬우

Korean name: 정찬우

Position: Vocalist

Birthday: 26/1/98

Age:

  • 23 (International age)
  • 24 (Korean age)

Star sign: Aquarius

Chinese zodiac sign: Tiger

Nationality: Korea

iKON music

Since iKON’s debut, this group has put out 13 albums (excluding live albums):

  • WELCOME BACK (2015)
  • WELCOME BACK (2016)
  • (2016) WELCOME BACK (COMPLETE EDITION)
  • DUMB & DUMBER (2016)
  • New Kids: Begin (2017)
  • New Kids: Begin (2017) (JP)
  • Return (2018)
  • New Kids: Continue (2018)
  • Return (2018) (JP)
  • New Kids: The Final (2018)
  • (2019) New Kids Repackage: The New Kids
  • New Kids (2019) (JP)
  • i DECIDE (2020)

Live Albums:

  • 2016 iKON iKONCERT SHOWTIME TOUR IN SEOUL LIVE (2016)
  • iKONCERT 2016 SHOWTIME TOUR IN JAPAN (2016)
  • (2017) iKON JAPAN TOUR 2016
  • iKON JAPAN DOME TOUR 2017 (2017)
  • iKON JAPAN DOME TOUR 2017 ADDITIONAL SHOWS (2018)
  • (2018) iKON JAPAN TOUR 2018
  • iKON JAPAN TOUR 2019 (2019)
  • iKON FAN MEETING 2019 (2020)
iKON
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WELCOME BACK (2015)
  • RHYTHM TA
  • MY TYPE
  • AIRPLANE
MY TYPE MV
RHYTHM TA MV
AIRPLANE MV
WELCOME BACK (2016)
  • WELCOME BACK
  • RHYTHM TA
  • MY TYPE
  • TODAY
  • AIRPLANE
  • M.U.P
  • APOLOGY
  • ANTHM – KR Ver
  • CLIMAX
  • JUST ANOTHER BOY
  • WAIT FOR ME
  • SINOSIJAK
  • LONG TIME NO SEE
  • WELCOME BACK – KR Ver
  • RHYTHM TA- KR Ver
  • MY TYPE- KR Ver
  • TODAY- KR Ver
  • AIRPLANE- KR Ver
  • M.U.P- KR Ver
  • APOLOGY- KR Ver
  • CLIMAX- KR Ver
  • JUST ANOTHER BOY- KR Ver
  • WAIT FOR ME- KR Ver
  • SINOSIJAK- KR Ver
  • LONG TIME NO SEE- KR Ver
APOLOGY MV
(2016) WELCOME BACK (COMPLETE EDITION)
  • DUMB & DUMBER
  • WHAT’S WRONG?
  • I MISS YOU SO BAD
  • RHYTHM TA
  • ANTHEM – REMIX (CHOICE37 Ver.)
  • APOLOGY
  • AIRPLANE
  • MY TYPE
  • TODAY
  • WELCOME BACK
  • RHYTHM TA – REMIX (Rock Ver.)
  • M.U.P
  • CLIMAX
  • JUST ANOTHER BOY
  • WAIT FOR ME
  • SINOSIJAK
  • LONG TIME NO SEE
  • JUST GO
  • DUMB & DUMBER – KR Ver.
  • WHAT’S WRONG- KR Ver.
  • I MISS YOU SO BAD- KR Ver.
  • RHYTHM TA- KR Ver.
  • ANTHEM – REMIX (CHOICE37 Ver.)- KR Ver.
  • APOLOGY- KR Ver.
  • AIRPLANE- KR Ver.
  • MY TYPE- KR Ver.
  • TODAY- KR Ver.
  • WELCOME BACK- KR Ver.
  • RHYTHM TA – REMIX (Rock Ver.)- KR Ver.
  • M.U.P- KR Ver.
  • CLIMAX- KR Ver.
  • JUST ANOTHER BOY- KR Ver.
  • WAIT FOR ME – KR Ver.
  • SINOSIJAK- KR Ver.
  • LONG TIME NO SEE- KR Ver.
  • JUST GO – KR Ver.
DUMB & DUMBER MV
DUMB & DUMBER (2016)
  • DUMB & DUMBER
  • #WYD
  • LOVE ME
  • SINOSIJAK – REMIX
#WYD MV
New Kids: Begin (2017)
  • BLING BLING
  • B-DAY
BLING BLING MV
B-DAY MV
New Kids: Begin (2017) (JP)
  • BLING BLING
  • B-DAY
  • WORLDWIDE
  • PERFECT
  • MY TYPE – REMIX (Acoustic Ver.)
  • BLING BLING – KR Ver.
  • B-DAY – KR Ver.
B-DAY MV JP Ver.
BLING BLING MV JP Ver.
Return (2018)
  • LOVE SCENARIO
  • BEAUTIFUL
  • ONE AND ONLY (B.I Solo)
  • JERK
  • BEST FRIEND
  • EVERYTHING
  • HUG ME
  • DON’T FORGET
  • SINOSIJAK
  • LOVE ME
  • JUST GO
  • LONG TIME NO SEE
LOVE SCENARIO MV
New Kids: Continue (2018)
  • KILLING ME
  • FREEDOM
  • ONLY YOU
  • COCKTAIL
  • JUST FOR YOU
KILLING ME MV
Return (2018) (JP)
  • LOVE SCENARIO (JP Ver.)
  • BEAUTIFUL (JP Ver.)
  • ONE AND ONLY
  • JERK (JP Ver.)
  • BEST FRIEND (JP Ver.)
  • EVERYTHING (JP Ver.)
  • HUG ME (JP Ver.)
  • DON’T FORGET (JP Ver.)
  • RUBBER BAND (JP Ver.)
  • #WYD (JP Ver.)
  • LOVE ME
LOVE SCENARIO (JP Ver.) MV
New Kids: The Final (2018)
  • GOODBYE ROAD
  • DON’T LET ME KNOW
  • ADORE YOU
  • PERFECT
GOODBYE ROAD MV
(2019) New Kids Repackage: The New Kid
  • I’M OK
  • BLING BLING
  • LOVE SCENARIO
  • KILLING ME
  • FREEDOM
  • B-DAY
  • RUBBER BAND
  • BEAUTIFUL
  • COCKTAIL
  • ONLY YOU
  • EVERYTHING
  • LOVE ME
  • DON’T LET ME KNOW
  • GOODBYE ROAD
  • LONG TIME NO SEE
  • BEST FRIEND
  • JUST GO
  • ADORE YOU
  • DON’T FORGET
  • JERK
  • PERFECT
  • HUG ME
  • JUST FOR YOU
I’M OKAY MV
New Kids (2019) (JP)
  • I’M OKAY
  • GOODBYE ROAD (KR Ver.)
  • DON’T LET ME KNOW (KR Ver.)
  • ADORE YOU (KR Ver.)
  • KILLING ME
  • FREEDOM (KR Ver.)
  • ONLY YOU (KR Ver.)
  • COCKTAIL (KR Ver.)
  • JUST FOR YOU (KR Ver.)
  • LOVE SCENARIO
  • BEAUTIFUL
  • ONE AND ONLY (JP Ver.)
  • JERK (JP Ver.)
  • BEST FRIEND (JP Ver.)
  • EVERYTHING (JP Ver.)
  • HUG ME (JP Ver.)
  • DON’T FORGET (JP Ver.)
  • BLING BLING (JP Ver.)
  • B-DAY
  • WORLDWIDE
  • PERFECT
i DECIDE (2020)
  • Ah Yeah
  • Dive
  • All The World
  • Holding On
  • Flower
Dive MV
iKON
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Incredible music, skill, and born-musicians, the members of iKON have become icons of the K-Pop genre and the Asian music industry. For more information on iKON and this group’s members, keep reading here:

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