Hello Venus

헬로 비너스

Hello Venus(헬로비너스; stylized asHELLOVENUS) is a South Korean girl group formed by Pledis Entertainment and Fantagio in 2012. They are the second girl group to debut under Pledis Entertainment (the other being After School ). The group consists of Yoo Ara , Nara, Alice, Lime, Yoonjo, and Yooyoung. They are After School and NU'EST 's sister group, and debuted on May 9, 2012.

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 Hello Venus's History


Lime was featured as a backing vocalist on the song "Love Letter" under her real name (Hyelim), while Yoo Ara also sang and appeared in the music video. Yoonjo was featured in After School's song "Dream" for their album VirginAll three girls were expected to join After School at some point. Yoo Ara, along with fellow Pledis trainee Kyungmin, were the final two candidates to become After School's ninth member, however, current After School member E-Young was chosen instead. Lime was also in the pre-debut line-up of a girl group called Viva Girls; consisting of several members including Nine Muses member Kyungri.However, the group disbanded and each girl left the company.

Alice debuted on June 13, 2010 as a solo singer with the stage name "Ora" and released a music video of her debut single titled "Naughty Face" on June 15, 2010.

2012-present: Debut withVenus,Like a Wave,& 2nd Mini AlbumWhat Are You Doing Today?

Hello Venus first became known under the name Venus, after Han Sungsoo updated his Twitter biography with the name. It was first rumoured to be an After School sub-unit, but was later updated under the name "helLOVEnus", and confirmed to be a brand new group. On April 17, 2012, Hello Venus was officially announced with a teaser image, along with the opening of an official website, Facebook, Twitter, Daum Café and YouTube channel. The final group had six members, containing three members from Pledis: Yoo Ara, Yoonjo and Lime, and three members from Fantagio: Alice, Nara and Yooyoung.

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 Hello Venus's Members

MemberBirth NameDate of birthPosition
Alice앨리스Song Ju Hee송주희(age 22)Lead vocalist
Nara나라Kwon Na Ra권나라(age 21)Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Visual
Yoo Ara아라Yoo Ah Ra유아라(age 20)Leader, Main Vocalist
Yoonjo윤조Shin Yoon Jo신윤조(age 20)Main vocalist
Lime라임Kim Hye Lim김혜림(age 19)Lead Vocalist, Main Rapper, Main Dancer
Yooyoung유영Lee Yoo Young이유영(age 17)Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Maknae

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 Hello Venus's Trivia

  • Official Fanclub Name: Hello cupid
  • Official Balloon Color: Lime

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 Hello Venus's Endorsements

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 Hello Venus's Filmography

Reality shows

  • 2012: Birth of Venus

TV Show

  • 2012: Men's Qualifications - Family Chorus with Yoonjo
  • 2012: Weekly Idol - Episode 54 withNU'EST
  • 2012: KBS Joy's Hug with Yoo Ara and Yooyoung
  • 2012: Happy Together with Alice
  • 2012: Hello Counselor with Yooyoung
  • 2012: MTV Wonder Boy withBoyfriend
  • 2012: Tooniverse's Superhero with Yooyoung
  • 2012: SBS 1000 Song Challenge with Nara and Yoo Ara
  • 2012: tVN ENews with Alice


2012Take Care Of Us CaptaincameoNara and Yooyoung
What is MomShop MaidYoo Ara

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 Hello Venus's Discography

Korean Discography

Extended Play(s)
  • 2012: Venus
  • 2012: What Are You Doing Today
  • 2012: Like a Wave


YearTitlePeak positionsAlbum
"Like a Wave"6060
"What Are You Doing Today"4938What Are You Doing Today
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

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 Hello Venus's Awards

Mnet Asian Music Awards

YearNominated workAwardResult
2012"Venus" Nominated

Seoul Music Awards

YearNominated workAwardResult
2013"Venus" Best RookiePending

Other awards

2012 So-Loved Awards Best Female NewcomerNominated

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 Hello Venus's References

  1. Lee, Inkyung; Erika Kim (March 7, 2012). "Why are Actor Agencies Going the Idol Way?". E News World. http://enewsworld.mnet.com/enews/contents.asp?idx=4097&idxType=News. Retrieved April 22, 2012.
  2. "Back Ground Info + Flicks: Pre-School Girls – Ara, Yoonjo, Hyelim, Minkang, Kyungmin & Nicole". August 6, 2012. http://afterschooldaze.wordpress.com/2012/03/26/back-ground-info-flicks-pre-school-girls-ara-yoonjo-hyelim-minkang-kyungmin-nicole/. Retrieved 2012.
  3. Happy Pledis - 'Love Letter' MBC Birth of Venus. Retrieved on July 19, 2012
  4. Hello Venus - 'Venus'. Naver Music (May 8, 2012). Retrieved on May 14, 2012.
  5. '엠카' 헬로비너스, 새로운 '요정'의 등장..'상큼발랄'. OSEN (May 10, 2012). Retrieved on May 14, 2012.
  6. Hello Venus - 'Like a Wave'. MelOn Music (July 4, 2012). Retrieved on July 4, 2012.
  7. 'Hello Venus putting finishing touches on new mini album. Allkpop (October 21, 2012). Retrieved on October 21, 2012.
  8. "Hello Venus to comeback mid-December as full six-member group". AllKPop. November 19, 2012. http://www.allkpop.com/2012/11/hello-venus-to-comeback-mid-december-as-full-six-member-group. Retrieved November 20, 2012.
  9. Hello Venus asks “What Are You Doing Today?” on ‘Inkigayo’, AllKPop, December 16, 2012, http://www.allkpop.com/2012/12/hello-venus-asks-what-are-you-doing-today-on-inkigayo, retrieved December 17, 2012
  10. "Hello Venus Profile". SuMandu Kpop Guru. http://sumandu.wordpress.com/kpop-profiles/girl-groups/hello-venus-profile/. Retrieved August 6, 2012.
  11. "Hello Venus become endorsement models for Bugs 3.0". AllKPop. October 10, 2012. http://www.allkpop.com/2012/10/hello-venus-become-endorsement-models-for-bugs-3-0. Retrieved October 15, 2012.
  12. "Gaon Chart Search" (in Korean). Gaon Chart. http://www.gaonchart.co.kr/main/section/search/list.gaon?Search_str=%EC%94%A8%EC%8A%A4%ED%83%80&x=36&y=9.
  13. "Billboard Launches K-Pop Hot 100 Chart, Sistar Debuts at Number 1". Billboard. http://www.billboard.com/news/billboard-k-pop-hot-100-launches-sistar-1005327842.story#/news/billboard-k-pop-hot-100-launches-sistar-1005327842.story.
  14. "MAMA Nominees for the 2012 MAMA Announced". 2012 Mnet Asian Music Award. Mnet Media Corp. October 23, 2012. http://enewsworld.mnet.com/enews/contents.asp?idx=18521. Retrieved October 25, 2012.
  15. "MAMA Nominees for the 2012 MAMA Announced". 2012 Mnet Asian Music Award. Mnet Media Corp. October 23, 2012. http://enewsworld.mnet.com/enews/contents.asp?idx=18595. Retrieved October 25, 2012.

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