Onew, a member of the group SHINee, appeared on a giant billboard in Times Square in New York, and global fans cheered.
According to Whosfan, a global K-pop fandom platform on the 15th, SHINee’s Onew was ranked first in the voting for the 3rd week of December in ‘Who’s the idol to celebrate birthday in Times Square?’ With the support of Whosfan, a happy birthday advertisement was sent out on a giant billboard in Times Square, New York.
As Onew celebrated her birthday on the 14th, the attention of ‘SHINee World (fandom name)’ was focused. In particular, Onew drew attention by taking first place with 56.01% of the votes in the Times Square advertisement voting held for a week from the 22nd to the 29th of last month. Then, Day6 Young K and Victon Heo Chan took second and third place in turn.
The advertisement will be sent out from December 13th to 19th, the week of Onew’s birthday, based on local time, on a giant, 47m-long billboard in the building next to ‘tkts,’ known as the heart of Times Square in New York.
On the afternoon of the 15th, Whosfan released a local video of the advertisement being broadcast through YouTube’s ‘Whosfan TV’ channel. The advertisement is a video made by Onew’s global fans, adding meaning. In particular, the video consists of scenes full of fans of the global SHINee World. It catches the attention of locals with the appearance of SHINee’s official color, ‘Pearl Aqua Green.’
Kim Dong-hyuk, who is currently celebrating his birthday in the first week of January, Kim Dong-hyuk, Black Pink Jisoo, Onewe Dong-Myong, JAYB, Dreamcatcher Yu-Hyeon, Oneus Zion, Golden Child Bong Jae-Hyun, (G)I-dle Shuhua, Highlight Yang Yo-seop, CL Kwon Eun-bin, Cherry Bullet Haeyun, Ghost Nine Prince, Cosmic Girls Yeoreum, and From 9 Lee Sae-Rom are nominated and competing. Voting closes at 11 a.m. on the 20th.