Amber Liu

Amber Josephine Liu( Chinese :劉逸雲; born September 18, 1992), known professionally asAmber( Korean :엠버), is an American rapper and singer currently active in South Korea. She is a member of the South Korean girl group f(x) . She debuted as a solo artist in February 2015 with the release of her EP,Beautiful.

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 Amber Liu's Early_life

She has one older sister named Jackie.She attended El Camino Real High School in Los Angeles prior to moving to South Korea to be a trainee under S.M. Entertainment .

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 Amber Liu's Career

Amber performing at Seoul Plaza.

F(x)

During an episode of the group's reality show,Go f(x), Amber revealed that her parents initially had mixed feelings regarding her music career. She stated: "My dad was very cautious, at first ...but then my mom was always supportive from the beginning. I really thank her and she also convinced my dad".

,and "Summer Lover" from their third studio album,Red Light. Aside from featured songs, Amber also worked with fellow group mates Luna and Krystal for the soundtrack of KBS dramaGod of Study, in a song called "Spread its Wings".

Solo activities

. She performed the Korean and English rap parts of the song, and was also featured in the song's music video.In 2013, she was featured in the Korean version of the title track of Henry's 's debut album, called "1-4-3 (I Love You)".

Amber Liu at the Jeju K-Pop Festival, in October 2015.

A Song for Youwith Kangin of Super Junior and Yook Sungjae of BTOB .She was also a host ofWe Got Married Global Edition.In the same year, she appeared in a 9-episode travel reality series,One Fine Day, with singer Ailee , who is a close friend of hers. The show, which aired on MBC Music, followed a vacation trip they took and was filmed on Jeju Island .On December 31, Amber was confirmed as a cast member for the second female soldier special of MBC'sReal Men.

Beautifuldebuted at number two onBillboard's World Albums chart and number 19 on Heatseekers Albums . According to Jeff Benjamin ofBillboard K-Town, this ranking shows Amber has a large international fanbase.

series following "Borders" and "On My Own", on May 25, titled "Need to Feel Needed".

, with six tracks, free on SoundCloud. She also released a music video for one track, "Closed Doors", on YouTube, with plans to release a total of six videos.

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 Amber Liu's Discography

Extended plays

TitleAlbum detailsPeak chart positionsSales
Beautiful 2 19 2

Singles

TitleYearPeak chart positionsSales
"Shake That Brass"
(featuringTaeyeon)
2015 17 4
"Borders"2016 205
"Wave"
(WithLunafeaturing R3hab & XaviGi)
5
"On My Own"
(featuring Gen Neo)
"Need to Feel Needed" 300
Breathe Again
(featuring Ksuke)
"Heartbeat"
(WithLunafeaturing Ferry Corsten & Kago Pengchi)
6
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Other charted songs

TitleYearPeak chart positionsAlbum
"Beautiful"2015 87Beautiful
"I Just Wanna"
(featuringEric Nam)
63

Collaborations

YearAlbumSong[citation needed]Artist
2010 KBSGod of StudyOST "Spread Its Wings" WithLuna&Krystal
The First Second "I'm Back" Duet withDanson Tang
The 1st Asia Tour Concert – Into the New World "1, 2 Step [Live]" Duet withKwon Yuri
2013 1-4-3 (I Love You) "1-4-3 (I Love You)" Duet withHenry
2014 "So Good" Featuring for Chad Future
2015 VIVID "Letting Go" Duet withAilee
"We Own The World" "We Own The World" Featuring with Luna for Justin Oh (forUltra Korea)
Two Yoo Project – Sugar ManPart.6 "Just a Love" Duet withLuna
2017 Future Friends "Fantasy" Featuring forSuperfruit
"Love Don't Hurt" "Love Don't Hurt" Featuring for Shannon
2018 "Lower" "Lower" Duet withLuna

As songwriter

YearAlbumSong[citation needed]ArtistNotes
2012 Electric Shock "Beautiful Stranger" Amber,Luna&Krystal
  • Lyrics
2013 Pink Tape "Goodbye Summer" Amber,Luna,Krystal&D.O.ofExo
  • Music with Gen Neo
2014 Red Light "Summer Lover" f(x)
  • Music with Sean Alexander
2015Beautiful "Beautiful" Amber
  • Music
  • Lyrics with Jam Factory
"Shake That Brass" Amber ft.Taeyeonof Girls' Generation
  • Music with Courtney Woolsey and Nermin Harambasic * Jin Choi
  • Lyrics with Rhymer, V-Hawk, Lee Yoo-jin, Kang Ji-eun
"Love Run"Amber
  • Music with Sean Alexander
  • Lyrics with Jakops and Kim Min-ji
"Heights"
  • Music with Command Freaks
  • Lyrics with David Choi
"I Just Wanna" Amber ft.Eric Nam
  • Music with Gen Neo
  • Lyrics
VIVID "Letting go" Aileeft. Amber
  • Music and Lyrics withAilee
2016(single) "Borders"Amber
  • Music and Lyrics
"On My Own"
"Need to Feel Needed"
"Breathe Again"
  • Music and Lyrics with Ksuke

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 Amber Liu's Music_videos

YearMusic video[citation needed]LanguageNote
2015 "Shake That Brass" Korean
"Beautiful" Korean
2016 "Borders" English Co-directed
Amber & Luna – "Wave" Korean
"On My Own" English version and Korean version Directed
"Need To Feel Needed" English Directed
"Breathe Again" English
Amber and Luna – "Heartbeat" Korean

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 Amber Liu's Filmography

Television drama

YearTitleRoleNetworkNotesRef.
2016 Entourage Joey Jung tvN Aired November 4, 2016 – December 24, 2016 [citation needed]

Television shows

YearProgram[citation needed]NetworkNotes
2011–2012 Invincible Youth 2 KBS Regular cast; Episodes 1–18
2013 Show Champion MBC Music Host
2014 We Got Married Global Edition MBC Host
Ailee & Amber One Fine Day MBC Season Regular
2014–2015 A Song For You 3 KBS Host
2015 Real Men MBC Cast
Top Fly (TV Series) JSBC:Jiangsu Television Cast; Episodes 1–5
A Song For You 4 KBS Host
2016 We Got Married MBC Panelist

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 Amber Liu's Awards_and_nominations

YearAwardCategoryNominated workResult
2015 Mnet Asian Music Awards Best Dance Performance Nominated
MBC Entertainment Awards Real MenWon

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 Amber Liu's References

  1. Park Areum (November 13, 2011). "엠버 본명 알고보니 유일운 "주먹 좀 쓰는 형 이름?"". Newsen (in Korean). Retrieved April 12, 2016. 
  2. "Amber of f(x) readies first solo single". Korea JoongAng Daily. February 5, 2015. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 
  3. "Amber's profile" (in Korean). Amber Official Website. Retrieved April 12, 2016. 
  4. Jeong Byung-ki (March 24, 2016). "New song from Amber coming out Friday". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved April 12, 2016. 
  5. chilloutb0x (July 12, 2011). "[ENG SUB] 110517 Henry and Zhou Mi talked about Amber and Victoria" – via YouTube. 
  6. Go f(x) on MnetAmerica's official YouTube page Youtube.com (July 24, 2013). Retrieved on May 21, 2014.
  7. "SM Unmasks f(x) Members". allkpop.com. August 24, 2009. Archived from the original on July 27, 2011. 
  8. Oak, Jessica (July 30, 2013). "f(x) Stay Quirky With Sophomore LP 'Pink Tape'". Billboard. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 
  9. "Danson I'm Back feat. f(x) Amber Music Video". June 8, 2010. 
  10. "헨리 '1-4-3'으로 컴백, 에프엑스 엠버 피처링 지원사격". News.nate.com. Retrieved August 23, 2013. 
  11. Carla Sunwoo (March 31, 2012). "Supermodel and female comic to take on the 'G8'". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 
  12. Ho, Stewart (January 29, 2013). "T-ara's Ham Eun Jung and f(x)'s Amber Are the New MCs of MBC's 'Show Champion'". enewsWorld. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 
  13. Jung Ji-won (June 9, 2014). "Kangin, Amber and Yook Sung Jae Selected to Host 'A Song For You'". Newsen. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 
  14. f(x) Amber to host We Got Married Global Allkpop.com (February 23, 2014). Retrieved May 21, 2014
  15. "Ailee and f(x)'s Amber to Star in Their Own Reality Show "One Fine Day"". Soompi. December 15, 2014. Retrieved February 11, 2015. 
  16. ""Real Man's line up"". Archived from the original on January 13, 2015. 
  17. Lee Woo-young (February 13, 2015). "Amber unveils first solo album". The Korea Herald. Retrieved February 25, 2015. 
  18. Yoon Sang-Guen (February 9, 2015). "'f(x)Amber' Begins Solo Activity with [Beautiful]…Releases Lyric Video". Star News. Translated by Cho Ah-Ra. Retrieved February 25, 2015. 
  19. Benjamin, Jeff (February 19, 2015). "Amber's 'Beautiful' Solo Debut Swoops into World, Heatseekers Albums Charts". Billboard. Retrieved February 24, 2015. 
  20. Woorim Ahn (March 23, 2016). "f(x)′s Amber to Release Solo Song on March 25". eNewsWorld. 
  21. "f(x)'s Amber To Release Third Single In "Crossing" Series - Soompi". www.soompi.com. 
  22. "KSUKE×AMBER from f(x)コラボ作『BREATHE AGAIN』配信スタート! ネオアジアMVも公開 - Ameba News [アメーバニュース]". 
  23. https://www.allkpop.com/article/2018/04/fxs-ambers-mixtape-rogue-rouge-closed-doors-mv-dropped
  24. "Gaon Album Chart". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Archived from the original on August 27, 2015. Retrieved February 23, 2015. 
  25. "Heatseekers Albums Chart". Billboard. Retrieved February 24, 2015. 
  26. "World Albums Chart". Billboard. Retrieved February 24, 2015. 
  27. 2015년 02월 Album Chart[February 2015 Album Chart]. Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Archived from the original on March 12, 2015. Retrieved March 11, 2015. 
  28. Gaon Digital Chart
  29. Billboard World Digital
  30. Cumulative Sales for "Shake That Brass":
  31. "국내 대표 음악 차트 가온차트!". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Retrieved December 23, 2015. 
  32. Mnet Asian Music Award for Best Dance Performance Solo Originally from Mwave (2015). Archived on December 9, 2015. Retrieved on December 9, 2015.
  33. "f(x)'s Amber, BTOB's Sungjae, and more pick up rookie awards at '2015 MBC Entertainment Awards' - allkpop.com". 

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