Lee Tae-Min (kor. 이태민; born July 18, 1993 in Seoul, South Korea) is a South Korean singer and actor. He is a member of both the South Korean boy group SHINee and dance-centered group, S.M. The Performance. Taemin was discovered at the 2005 S.M. Open Weekend Audition Casting. In 2008, he was chosen as a member of the group SHINee, a 5-member boy group. The group debuted on May 25, 2008 on SBS's Inkigayo. On September 19, 2012, Taemin released his first OST, "너란 말야 (U)", for the drama To The Beautiful You.