E-Young

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E-Young
E-Young from acrofan.jpg
Background information
Birth name Noh Yi Young (노이영)
Born (1992-08-16) August 16, 1992 (age 21)
Origin Chuncheon, South Korea
Genres Pop, dance
Occupations Singer, dancer, composer, model
Instruments Vocals , Guitar , Electric guitar , Bass , Piano , Cello , Flute,Drum
Years active 2010 (2010) – Present
Associated acts After School
A.S. Blue
Happy PLEDIS
This is a Korean name; the family name is Noh.

Noh Yi Young (born August 16, 1992), better known by her stage name E-Young, is the Vocalist, Lead Dancer, and "Queen Instrumentalist" of the Korean girl group After School. E-Young attended the Chuncheon Agricultural High School and attended the K-Note Music Academy. She also studied under rocker Kim Do Kyoon.

E-young ranked #82 on TC Candler's Annual Independent Critics List of the "Most Beautiful Faces of 2013".[1]

Early life[edit]

E-Young plays the guitar, electric guitar, bass, drums, piano, flute, cello, clarinet, trumpet, violin and the harp. She won over 30 awards for singing, dancing, piano and cello playing. E-Young won gold at the 2007 Gangwon Province Teen Song Festival as well as the grand prize at the 2008 Dong Song Festival. E-Young has also won the grand prize at the Gangwon Dance Contest, the Youth Festival Target, first prize at the Chuncheon youth singing, dancing, vocal sector, the Soyang Culture Festival Music Awards, the Youngage Music Contest, first prize at Youth Blue Festival, and the gold prize at the National Spirit’s piano music contest.

Career[edit]

Pre-debut[edit]

E-Young made her debut with After School on their first Japanese release, the collaboration song "Make It Happen" included on Namie Amuro's album "Checkmate!".

Debut[edit]

Her first actively promoted release was After School's first album Virgin.[2] E-Young made her first appearance with After School at SBS Gayo Daejun on December 31, 2010 performing their song "Bang!". She made her "official" debut with the group on April 29, 2011 on KBS Music Bank performing their new single "Shampoo". She is a vocalist and the lead dancer of the group.

Work as composer[edit]

E-Young composed the piano line for the song "Time's Up" for After School's 6th maxi single "First Love".

Personal life[edit]

E-Young currently attends Kyung Hee University, majoring in Post Modern Music with fellow After School member Lizzy.

Filmography[edit]

Variety shows[edit]

Year Title Role TV Network
2011 Star King Guest with JooYeon, Bekah, Kahi SBS
2011 1000 Song Challenge Herself with Nana, Raina, Kim Jungah SBS
2012 Escape from Crisis Guest with Lizzy KBS
2012 JTBC High Society Guest with Raina, Lizzy, Kaeun -
2012 Music & Lyrics Season 2 Guest with Kaeun MBC
2012 Chuseok Wrestling Special Herself with Nana, Kaeun, Raina, Lizzy -
2012 KBSWorld Seri Kitchen Recurring guest with Kaeun KBS
2012 Dream Team Herself with Nana, Raina, Kim Jungah KBS
2012 Chuseok Wrestling Special Herself with Nana, Kaeun, Raina, Lizzy MBC
2013 Easy Korean Cooking Herself with Kaeun KBS World
2013 1000 Song Challenge Herself with Kaeun, Raina SBS
2013 ShikShin Road Herself with Kaeun, Lee Jooyeon YStar
2014 Beauty Bible Herself withAfter School members KBS

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.dkpopnews.net/2013/12/which-korean-stars-selected-in-top-100.html
  2. ^ After School reveals teaser photo of new member E-Young for "Virgin" comeback