NCT band

엔시티

NCT( Hangul : 엔시티) is a South Korean boy group formed by SM Entertainment .Their name stands for the Hallyu localization projectNeo Culture Technology, a term coined by SM Entertainment founder Lee Soo-man to describe the group's concept of having an unlimited number of membersdivided into multiple sub-units based in various cities worldwide.The group's first unit,NCT U, made their debut on April 9th, 2016, with the digital singles "The 7th Sense" and "Without You". The second unit,NCT 127, based in Seoul , made their debut on July 10th, 2016, with the mini albumNCT #127.The third unit,NCT Dream, made their debut on August 24th, 2016, with the digital single "Chewing Gum".It was reported that subsequent units were to debut based in China, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia.As of February 2018, the group consists of 18 members: Taeil, Johnny, Taeyong, Yuta, Kun, Doyoung, Ten, Jaehyun, Winwin, Jungwoo, Lucas, Mark, Renjun, Jeno, Haechan, Jaemin, Chenle , and Jisung. Creating NCT 2018.

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Pre-debutedit

2016: Debuts of NCT U, NCT 127, and NCT Dreamedit

NCT U released double digital singles "The 7th Sense" on April 9 and "Without You" on April 10 in two versions (a Korean version sung by Taeil, Doyoung, and Jaehyun, and a Chinese version with the addition of SM Rookies ' Kun).

Music Bankon April 15and have subsequently appeared in three seasons of their reality seriesNCT Life, featuring other SM Rookies.

performing their title track "Fire Truck" and "Once Again" from their album.Their debut EPNCT #127was released digitally on July 10 and physically on July 11.On July 29, the unit released the single " Taste the Feeling " for the project SM Station in collaboration with Coca-Cola .

Their first single "Chewing Gum" was released on August 24 and the unit had their debut stage onM Countdownon August 25.

Limitless. On December 20, the music video for "Switch" was released. The single was previously released as a bonus track on NCT 127's mini albumNCT #127, and features SR15B .

2017: Comebacks of NCT 127 and NCT Dreamedit

Their second mini albumLimitlesswas released digitally on January 6, 2017 and physically on January 9, 2017.Limitlessdebuted at the number one spot on" Limitless " was named byDazed Digitalas one of the top 20 best K-Pop songs of 2017.

On February 14, NCT Dream was revealed to have won 1st place on the 100th episode of SBS MTV'sThe Show. This marked the first music show win for a NCT unit.NCT Dream was also unveiled as the official ambassador for the2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup Korea. They released the official theme song, "Trigger the Fever" on March 15.

NCT's Night Night.The radio program started to air on March 20.

"Cherry Bomb" was chosen byBillboardandIdolatoras one of the best K-pop Songs of 2017.

, performing the title track of the same name.In December 2017, NCT Dream released their first Christmas song, "Joy".

2018–present: New members, large-scale projects andNCT 2018 Empathyedit

NCTmentaryas part of NCT 2018.Later, on February 13, SM Entertainment announced the first part of the NCT 2018 series with the comeback of the rotational unit NCT U, comprising of existing unit members Taeyong, Doyoung, Jaehyun, Winwin and Mark, and new members Lucas and Jungwoo.

, including: " Boss " (performed by NCT U), " Baby Don't Stop " (performed by Taeyong and Ten as part of NCT U), " Go " (performed by NCT Dream), " Touch " (performed by NCT 127) and " Yestoday " (performed by Taeyong, Mark, Doyoung and Lucas of NCT U).The final track " Black on Black" includes all 18 members of NCT.

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 NCT band's Members

NCT U - "The 7th Sense" (From left: Doyoung, Mark, Ten, Jaehyun, Taeyong)
NCT Dream at a filming ofMusic Bank(From left: Mark, Renjun, Jeno, Jisung, Jaemin, Chenle, Haechan)
NCT 127 Fan Meeting in Bangkok (From upper left: Johnny, Mark, Jaehyun, Yuta, Doyoung. From bottom left: Haechan, Winwin, Taeyong, Taeil)
  • Taeil (태일)
  • Johnny (쟈니)
  • Taeyong (태용)
  • Yuta (유타)
  • Kun (쿤)
  • Doyoung (도영)
  • Ten (텐)
  • Jaehyun (재현)
  • Winwin (윈윈)
  • Jungwoo (정우)
  • Lucas (루카스)
  • Mark (마크)
  • Renjun (런쥔)
  • Jeno (제노)
  • Haechan (해찬)
  • Jaemin (재민)
  • Chenle (천러)
  • Jisung (지성)

Sub-unitsedit

  • NCT U(rotational unit depending on which members fit the concept, currently consisting of Taeil, Taeyong, Kun, Doyoung, Ten, Jaehyun, Winwin, Jungwoo, Lucas, and Mark)
  • NCT 127(fixed unit based in Seoul, consisting of Taeyong, Taeil, Johnny, Yuta, Doyoung, Jaehyun, Winwin, Mark, Haechan)
  • NCT Dream(graduation unit based on age, currently consisting of Mark, Renjun, Jeno, Haechan, Jaemin, Chenle, and Jisung)

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 NCT band's References

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