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NEX7 is a seven-member Chinese boy-group under Yuehua Entertainment. They officially debuted on June 21, 2018 with the song "Wait a Minute".
A boy band is loosely defined as a vocal group consisting of young male singers, usually in their teenage years or in their twenties at the time of formation, singing love songs marketed towards young women. Being vocal groups, most boy band members do not play musical instruments, either in recording sessions or on stage, making the term something of a misnomer. However, exceptions do exist. Many boy bands dance as well as sing, usually giving highly choreographed performances.
Yuehua Entertainment is a privately held multinational entertainment group and talent agency based in Beijing. The company was founded in June 2009. Yuehua is involved in television production and distribution, movie production, artist management and training, music and music video production, public relations, and entertainment marketing. Yuehua Entertainment has partnerships with the South Korean companies Pledis Entertainment, Starship Entertainment and SM Entertainment Yuehua Entertainment received series-B financing from Gravity Media and CMC Capital in August 2014. CMC Capital invested $49 million USD into the group and became its strategic shareholder at the completion of financing. In 2014 Yuehua Entertainment established a Korean branch located in Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea. Yuehua announced plans for further expansion of their Korean branch operations beginning in February 2016.
Fan Chengcheng was known to be the younger brother of renowned actress Fan Bingbing before becoming a trainee. All the members of the group were once part of YHNEXT, a project group of trainees of Yuehua Entertainment that hadn't debuted yet. Info on Yuehua's new boy-group leaked onlineand soon enough the line-up was confirmed with seven members. Prior to debuting, members Zhu Zhengting and Justin took part in Korea's Produce 101, placing 51st and 43rd respectively and gaining international attention. As Yuehua Entertainment trainees, all members competed in China's Idol Producer where Fan Chengcheng, Justin and Zhu Zhengting placed 3rd, 4th and 6th respectively, making it into the final debuting group. The 3 members are now members of Nine Percent and they will promote as NEX7 as well as Nine Percent until the latter disbands on October 6, 2019.
Fan Bingbing is a Chinese actress, model, television producer, and pop singer.
Zhu Zhengting, is a Chinese singer, dancer, model and actor. He is a member of Nine Percent and the leader of NEX7.
Idol Producer is the first season of the Chinese reality television show, Idol Producer, premiered on January 19, 2018, on iQiyi. The show is presented by Lay Zhang, with Li Ronghao, Jackson Wang, MC Jin, Cheng Xiao, and Zhou Jieqiong serving as the coaches. On April 6, 2018, the last nine contestants debuted as Nine Percent.
The group debuted on June 21, 2018 with the lead single "Wait a Minute".Group photos and trailers of the MV were showcased on Yuehua Entertainment's official Weibo on the days leading up to their debut.
Weibo (微博) is the Chinese word for "microblog". It refers to mini-blogging services in China, including social chat sites and platform sharing.
|THE FIRST I||*||820,000+|
|THE FIRST II||360,000+|
|THE FIRST III||400,000+|
|NEXT TO YOU||184,429+|
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|Wait A Minute||2018||*||—||THE FIRST I|
|Excuses||165,000+||NEXT TO YOU|
|Back To You||126,000+|
Pledis Entertainment is a South Korean entertainment founded by Han Sung-Soo in 2007. The company is home to K-pop artists NU'EST, Han Dong Geun, Bumzu, Seventeen, Pristin, and Pristin V. Its name originates from the pleiades, a star cluster in the constellation Taurus.
EXID, is a South Korean girl group formed in 2012. The group currently consists of five members: Solji, LE, Hani, Hyelin and Jeonghwa. EXID debuted in February 2012, with the single "Whoz That Girl". Though the album gained some attention, it was not until 2014 that the group unexpectedly gained popularity with the single "Up & Down", which reached number one on the Gaon Singles Chart four months after release due to a fan-recording of a live performance becoming a viral video. EXID released their second EP Ah Yeah in April 2015, to commercial success. They followed this with their first studio album Street (2016) and the EPs Eclipse and Full Moon (2017).
Korean idol is a term used for South Korean musical artists who acquire devoted fans from being signed under a mainstream entertainment agency. They often undergo training to become a part of a K-pop musical group.
Uniq is a five-member Chinese-South Korean boy group formed by Chinese company Yuehua Entertainment in 2014. The group consists of Zhou Yixuan, Kim Sung-joo, Li Wenhan, Cho Seungyoun, and Wang Yibo. Uniq officially debuted on October 20, 2014 with their debut single "Falling In Love" in both China and South Korea.
Jung Taek-woon, better known by his stage name Leo (Hangul: 레오), is a South Korean singer, songwriter and musical theatre actor, signed under Jellyfish Entertainment. Leo debuted as a member of the South Korean boy group VIXX in May 2012, and began his acting career in 2014 in the musical Full House as Lee Young-jae. In 2015 he began his songwriting career, and with VIXX member Ravi formed the group's first official sub-unit VIXX LR.
Victon is a South Korean boy group formed in 2016. The group is composed of seven members: Han Seung-woo, Kang Seung-sik, Heo Chan, Lim Se-jun, Do Han-se, Choi Byung-chan and Jung Su-bin. The group debuted on November 9, 2016, with their extended play Voice to New World. On February 16, 2017, Victon announced Alice as their official fandom name.
Produce 101 Season 2 was a 2017 boy group survival reality show on Mnet. The public "produces" a boy group by choosing 11 members among 101 trainees from 54 entertainment companies through online voting and live voting with multiple elimination rounds. The public also chose the group's concept, debut song and group name. In the season finale on June 16, 2017, which was broadcast live, the show announced the final 11 members who would debut as Wanna One. More than 10 million people cast their votes during the finale, equivalent to a fifth of South Korea's population.
YHBOYS is a Chinese boy group announced by Yuehua Entertainment in 2017. They debuted in 2017. The group consists of the leader Zhang Junyi and members Guo Dianjia, Zhang Minghao, Liu Guanyi, Zhang Enshuo, Sun Jiakai and Li Linma. The group’s concept is to empower fans to participate in the growth of the members from the moment of their debut, while the members pursue their careers in both singing and acting.
Li Wenhan is a Chinese singer and actor. He is best known as the Vocal of the five-member Chinese-South Korean boy group formed by Chinese company Yuehua Entertainment in 2014, UNIQ. In 2019, he participated in the Chinese survival program, Idol Producer, and debuted in UNINE.
Nine Percent is a nine-member Chinese boy group formed by the survival show Idol Producer by iQiyi in April 2018. The group is scheduled to promote for 18 months since formation.
Wang Linkai, commonly known by his stage name Xiao Gui is a Chinese rapper, singer-songwriter, and actor. He is a member of the Chinese boy group Nine Percent from the 2018 Chinese survival talent show Idol Producer. On 29 August 2018, he won the "Best New Musician" award at the 2018 Chinese Music Festival held at the Beijing National Stadium.
Chen Linong is a Taiwanese singer and actor active in China. He took part in the Chinese show Idol producer and debuted under Nine Percent as a vocalist. He released his first song '解码游戏' on June 20, 2018.
Rocket Girls 101 is an eleven-member Chinese idol girl group formed by Tencent through the 2018 reality show Produce 101 China on Tencent Video. The members come from different companies. They made their debut on 23 June 2018.
Wu Xuanyi, is a Chinese singer signed under Starship Entertainment and Yuehua Entertainment. She is a member of South Korean-Chinese girl group Cosmic Girls. She is also a member of Chinese girl group Rocket Girls 101 after finishing second in the survival show Produce 101.
Meng Meiqi, is a Chinese singer based in South Korea signed under Starship Entertainment and Yuehua Entertainment. She is a member of South Korean-Chinese girl group Cosmic Girls. After finishing first in the survival show Produce 101, she became a member of the girl group Rocket Girls 101.
Lin Yanjun, also known as Evan Lin, is a Taiwanese singer based in mainland China. He debuted as a member of the C-pop group Nine Percent on April 6, 2018 through the Chinese idol reality survival show named Idol Producer.
Kim Sung-joo is a South Korean singer and actor. Kim debuted as a member of South Korean-Chinese band UNIQ in 2014. Kim made his television debut in the romantic Chinese drama Magical Space-time (2016) and his film debut in MBA Partners (2016). He is best known for his supporting roles in Live Up to Your Name (2017) and My Secret Terrius (2018).