nct profile facts career kpop group

nct profile facts career kpop group

Here's the profile, facts, and history of NCT (divided into subunits NCT U, NCT Dream, NCT 127, and WayV). It is a well-known K-pop boy group with a unique concept that can change the whole industry.

Here’s the profile, facts, and history of NCT, a well-known K-pop boy group with a unique concept that can change the whole industry. The band consists of an unlimited number of members (23 as of today) split into several subunits: NCT U, NCT Dream, NCT 127, and WayV.

They are based in different parts of the world and release tracks in various languages. And when gathered together, they create an unforgettable explosion of energy! Besides, they have collaborations and subunit teams within all these group subunits.

NCT

  • Labels: SM Entertainment
  • Fandom Name: NCTzen
  • Genres: K-pop, J-pop, Mamdpop, R&B, hip hop, EDM, teen pop

NCT Pre-debut

The majority of the members were in SM Entertainment’s pre-debut group SR14B 2014 Boys. In 2014, they even released some content on SM Town’s YouTube channel: a dance-focused video featuring Taeyong, Johnny, and Hansol and a video showcasing Taeyong’s rapping.

In 2016, SM Entertainment announced the transformation of the team into NCT (”Neo Culture Technology”), a new ambitious band with a huge number of members. Furthermore, it was planned to split the band into several subunits that would target a wide range of audience: the fans of different age groups and from different parts of the globe.

NCT U was presented as the main group and debuted before all other subunits. WayV was introduced as the Chinese-based unit and was the last one to debut. It creates music focusing on the Chinese market, while NCT 127 is wholly based in Seoul. NCT Dream, another unit, is formed from young artists under the age of twenty. Thus, a powerful team forms when such diverse units collaborate.

nct u best kpop bands facts profile members discography
NCT U | NCT Profile, History & Facts | K-pop groups | kdramaplanet

NCT U

  • Labels: SM Entertainment
  • Debut: April 9/10, 2016

As already mentioned above, NCT U (“Neo Culture Technology United”) is the main and the very first subgroup of NCT. The group was announced on April 4 and debuted on April 9, 2016. They made their debut on Music Bank with two debut songs “Without You” and “The 7th Sense”.

Initially, the group consisted of just two members, Jaehyun and Mark. However, seven other members were added later.

nct 127 bio facts career best kpop groups
NCT 127 | NCT Profile, History & Facts | K-pop groups | kdramaplanet

NCT 127

  • Labels: SM Entertainment, Capitol, Avex Trax, Caroline
  • Genres: K-pop, dance-pop, hip hop, R&B
  • Debut: July 7, 2016

On July 1, 2016, the company announced NCT 127, the second subunit which would be domestically focused. “127” points out the longitudinal coordinate of Seoul which shows they are Korea based. Yet, they gained popularity far beyond Korea.

The unit made its debut on July 7, 2016, performing “Once Again” and “Firetruck” on Mnet’s M Countdown. NCT #127, the album featuring these tracks, ranked number one on different charts, including iTunes.

nct dream nct profile history facts korean pop boy group
NCT Dream | NCT Profile, History & Facts | K-pop groups | kdramaplanet

NCT Dream

  • Labels: SM Entertainment, Avex Trax
  • Genres: K-pop, funk, teen pop, hip hop
  • Debut: August 25, 2016

Here’s the third subunit. NCT Dream is composed of seven young members who debuted with the band when they were only fifteen years old. First, two music videos (in both Korean and Chinese) to their digital single “Chewing Gum” were released. And then, on August 25, 2016, the group debuted on the M Countdown stage.

Like the previous group, this one is also Korean-based but is aimed at a much younger audience. Hence, members quit the group when they turn twenty years old.

wayv nct profile history facts kpop groups kdramaplanet
WayV | NCT Profile, History & Facts | K-pop groups | kdramaplanet

WayV

  • Origin: China
  • Other names: NCT China, WeiShenV, NCT Vision
  • Romanization: WeiShenV
  • Labels: Label V, SM Entertainment
  • Genres: C-pop, Mandopop, Hip Hop, Pop, R&B
  • Debut: January 17, 2019
  • Fandom Name: WayZenNi

Originally announced under the name of “NCT China”, WayV (pronounced as WeiShenV) is an NCT subunit that is not aimed only at the Korean audience. It is the Chinese based boy band, the fourth subgroup of NCT.

Hence, it was China where they made their debut. The Vision, their first extended play, was released on January 17, 2019. Furthermore, WayV is managed by Chinese Label V, even though produced by SM Entertainment. The group is active primarily in China, but they can take part in NCT activities in Korea and other countries as well.

NCT Facts:

  • WayV means “We are your Vision”.
  • WayV made its debut under the name not connected to NCT because of political issues between China and Korea. There are some constraints regarding Korean brands on the Chinese market.
  • NCT 127 collaborated with Coca-Cola and released the single “Taste the Feeling”. It became the Korean version of the company’s track.
  • NCT Dream recorded “Trigger the Fever”, the official song for the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup.
  • NCT Dream is the first worldwide ambassador for the World Scout Foundation. They released the English song “Fireflies”, the profits from which were given to the scouts in love income countries.
  • NCT is the company’s first K-pop boy band since the debut of Exo in 2012.
  • Shotaro, a Japanese member of NCT, who joined NCT in 2020 (NCT Resonance), used to post dance covers on TikTok. That’s how he was chosen to become a new member of the group. An SM Entertainment agent noticed one of his covers where he performed an NCT dance routine.

NCT Discography

GroupAlbumsEPsSinglesOSTs
NCTNCT 2018 Empathy; NCT 2020 ResonanceBlack On Black; Resonance
NCT UThe 7th Sense; Without You; Boss; Baby Don’t Stop; Yesterday; Make A Wish; From Home; 90’s Love; Work It“School 2017 OST Part.4” (Stay In My Life); “Radio Romance OST Part.1” (Radio Romance); Dokgo Rewind OST (New Dream); “When You’re On the Blacklist of Bullies OST Part.1” (New Love); “The Tale of Nokdu OST Part.1” (Baby Only You)
NCT 127Regular-Irregular; Awaken; Neo Zone; Neo City: Seoul – The OriginNCT#127; Limitless; Cherry Bomb; Chain; Up Next Session: NCT 127; We Are Superhuman; LoveholicFire Truck; Limitless; Cherry Bomb; Touch; Chain; Regular; Simon Says; Wakey-Wakey; Superhuman; Highway to Heaven; Kick It; Punch; First Love; Let’s Shut Up & Dance (with Lay and Jason Derulo)
NCT DreamThe Dream Show, The FirstWe Young; We Go Up; We Boom; The Dream; ReloadChewing Gum; My First and Last; We Young; Go; We Go Up; Boom; Ridin
WayVAwaken the World, The VisionTake Off; Take Over the MoonRegular; Take-Off; Moonwalk; Love Talk; Turn Back Time; Bad Alive
NCT Discography
NameGroupPositionsDebut
TaeilNCT U, NCT 127vocalist, rapper2016
JohnnyNCT U, NCT 127dancer, vocalist, rapper2017
TaeyongNCT U, NCT 127leader, rapper, dancer, vocalist, visual, center2016
YutaNCT U, NCT 127dancer, vocalist, rapper2016
KunNCT U, WayVleader (WayV), vocalist, rapper2018
DoyoungNCT U, NCT 127vocalist, rapper2016
TenNCT U, WayVdancer, rapper, vocalist2016
JaehyunNCT U, NCT 127vocalist, dancer, rapper, visual2016
WinwinNCT U, NCT 127, WayVdancer, vocalist, rapper, visual2016
JungwooNCT U, NCT 127vocalist, rapper, dancer2018
LucasNCT U, WayVrapper, vocalist, visual, center (WayV)2018
MarkNCT U, NCT 127, NCT Dreamrapper, dancer, vocalist2016
Xiao JunNCT U, WayVvocalist, rapper, visual2019
HenderyNCT U, WayVdancer, rapper, vocalist, visual2019
RenjunNCT U, NCT Dreamvocalist, dancer2016
JenoNCT U, NCT Dreamdancer, rapper, vocalist, visual2016
HaechanNCT U, NCT 127, NCT Dreamvocalist, dancer, rapper2016
JaeminNCT U, NCT Dreamrapper, dancer, vocalist, visual2016
Yang YangNCT U, WayVrapper, dancer, vocalist2019
ShotaroNCT Udancer, rapper2020
SungchanNCT Urapper2020
ChenleNCT U, NCT Dreamvocalist2016
JisungNCT U, NCT Dreamdancer, vocalist, rapper, maknae2016
NCT Members

Which NCT Subunit Is You Favorite?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Who Is You Favorite NCT Member?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *