Ailee Apologizes for Being On Her Phone During SHINee’s Performance

Paul Lee, Jan. 15, 2016, 9:45 a.m.


It looks like fans were upset with Ailee for being on her phone during SHINee’s performance at the Seoul Music Awards, and she just made a post on her Instagram to both apologize and give her side of the story of the incident. She posted a photo with a caption which read, "I'm so sorry for being on my phone during SHINee sunbaenim's performance. But as soon as I opened the app, I was the first one to type 'SHINee' but the performance had already ended. I really support SHINee sunbaenims. - written by a timid girl."

 

The app that Ailee is referring to is the banner that you can choose on your phone, as she was attempting to hold up her phone showing SHINee’s name on the screen to show her support, but it turns out that the performance ended before she had the time to properly display the banner. What do you think about this?

Amy Lee (Korean name: Lee Yejin’ born May 30, 1989), better known by her stage name Ailee is a Korean-American singer. She is signed under YMC Entertainment in South Korea and Warner Music in Japan. Dubbed the "Korean Beyonce", Ailee has been acclaimed by both those in the music industry and the general public with the "highest expectations for her debut", boasting of a charisma that takes over the stage as well as top vocal and sensational rap skills.

 

Ailee grew up in New Jersey, United States, and began her singing career as a YouTuber. Before her K-pop debut, Ailee was signed under Muzo Entertainment in America. After moving to South Korea in 2010, she passed an audition and became an artist for YMC Entertainment. After being recognized for her singing on Singer and Trainee, she also started acting in the KBS drama series Dream High 2 before her official debut. She has currently released three extended plays and one studio album.

 

Ailee has received the Best New Artist Award at the MelOn Music Awards, Golden Disk Awards, Gaon Chart K-Pop Awards and the Seoul Music Awards. She has also received Best Newcomer and three Best Female Vocal Performance at the Mnet Asian Music Awards for "U&I" , "Singing Got Better" and "Mind Your Own Business". For her work in Fated to Love You's OST, "Goodbye My Love", Ailee won Best Original Soundtrack at the 7th Korea Drama Awards.

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