CNU (singer)

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This is a Korean name; the family name is Shin.
CNU
Birth name Shin Dong-woo
Born (1991-06-16) June 16, 1991 (age 23)
Cheongju, North Chungcheong Province, South Korea
Genres K-pop
Occupation(s) Singer, actor
Instruments Singing, rapping
Years active 2011–present
Labels WM Entertainment
Associated acts B1A4
Website b1a4.com
Korean name
Hangul 신동우
Hanja 申東佑
Revised Romanization Shin Dong-U
McCune–Reischauer Shin Dong-U

Shin Dong-woo (Hangul: 신동우; hanja: 申東佑; born June 16, 1991), better known by his stage name CNU, is a South Korean idol and a member of boy band B1A4. He made a debut on the stage of MBC Show! Music Core on April 23, 2011. He has been part of five Korean mini albums, two Korean studio albums, and two Japanese studio albums. As of May, 2012, he played a part in a KBS sitcom "Seonnyeoga Pilyohae" (Korean: 선녀가 필요해). As of June 27, 2012, he is also making another debut in Japan as a member of B1A4[1] who has already topped the Tower Record Daily Chart - Most Reserved.[2]

He was educated at Bongmyung High School, Cheongju.

Career[edit]

B1A4[edit]

Main article: B1A4

After years of training, CNU joined as a vocalist and rapper of B1A4. On April 11, 2011, WM Entertainment revealed CNU as the last member after releasing the news of B1A4 along with Jinyoung, Baro and Gongchan and Sandeul's pictures.[3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

On April 20, 2011, B1A4 released their debut Track "OK" and mini album "Let's Fly", making their debut on April 23, 2011 on MBC Show! Music Core.[8]

After their debut, B1A4 was invited to star in MTV's reality show Match Up with Block B.[9] As one of the projects for the show, B1A4 filmed a music video for "Only Learnt The Bad Things (못된 것만 배워서)."[10]

Discography[edit]

Compositions[edit]

Main article: B1A4 discography

CNU is known for composing a few songs for B1A4's albums.

Year Song Length Album
2014 "음악에 취해 (Drunk With Music)(CNU Solo)"[11] 3:52
"Seoul" 3:47
"드라이브 (Drive)" 3:45
"Bold" denotes the title track of that album.

Filmography[edit]

Drama[edit]

  • Feb. 27, 2012~Present: KBS 2TV Seonyeoga Pilyohae ("I Need a Fairy")[12] with Woo Ri and Heo Young Saeng of SS501
  • JTBC Can't Take it Anymore (더 이상은 못 참아’에서) (cameo) (2013)[13]

Variety shows appearances[edit]

References[edit]

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