Andy Lee was then chosen to join the group as he was once a candidate for H. Finally, Jun Jin made it as the final member through an audition backed by his high school friend Kangta. With the formation complete, the six-member group, named Shinhwa, debuted under SM Entertainment on 24 March 1998 with a performance of their first single "해결사" ("Resolver") on KM Music Tank. It contained three successful singles: "Only One", "All Your Dreams", and "First Love".
They made their comeback to the music industry in March 2012, after a four-year hiatus, during which the band members served individual mandatory military services, with the release of their tenth album The Return and concert tour. It garnered considerable success with its title song. P, Shinhwa began to move away from their "cute" image to an edgier image concept.
Whilst under Good Entertainment as Shinhwa, each of the members pursued their own solo careers under individual companies. In 2011, members of the group formed Shinhwa Company to continue to perform together.
Shinhwa was formed under SM Entertainment; however, it moved to Good Entertainment in July 2003, upon the expiration of their contract.
Shinhwa‘s Eric openly answered the questions he was asked in regards to his dating history.
On the March 21st episode of MBC‘s ‘Radio Star‘, the MCs commented on Eric’s previous scandals and asked, “You once revealed that you had a girlfriend on the radio?
” Eric then casually replied, “Well, I had a lot of girlfriends,” which caused everyone to laugh.
Fellow Shinhwa member Hyesung added, “During that time, it was very shocking for an idol to reveal that they were dating.” MC Yoo Se Yoon added, “I was heading towards my office after drinking one night and saw a car stopping.
Even though it was near the streets and it was bright out [making it easy for people to spot them], Eric still dropped off his girlfriend nevertheless.” Eric explained that he doesn’t like to hide things, and is very open when it comes to dating.
) is a South Korean six-member boy band that debuted on 24 March 1998 with: Eric Mun, Lee Min-woo, Kim Dong-wan, Shin Hye-sung, Jun Jin, and Andy Lee. With the success of Only One, Shinhwa won three awards that year: the SBS Gayo "Popularity Award", the KMTV song "Bonsang Award", and the "Popular Singers Award".