NU'EST in August 2012 (From Left to Right: Minhyun, Ren, Aron, JR, Baekho)
|Origin||Seoul, South Korea|
|Genres||Pop, dance, dance-pop, electropop, electro|
|Years active||2012– Present|
|Labels||Pledis Entertainment, LOEN Entertainment (South Korea)
Warner Music (Taiwan)
Ariola Japan (Japan)
|Associated acts||NU'EST-M, After School, Orange Caramel, Son Dam Bi, Happy Pledis, Hello Venus|
- 1 History
- 2 Members
- 3 Discography
- 4 Awards and Nominations
- 5 References
- 6 External links
NU'EST also appeared in Pledis family's Christmas single "Love Letter" music video, along with participating on music stages with them. Baekho also appeared in the single. A new music video under the name "Pledis Boys" was released with NU'EST and other male Pledis trainees with the boys having fun behind the scenes of "Love Letter".
JR appeared in Orange Caramel's "Bangkok City" music video and was also featured in After School's Uee's solo song "Sok Sok Sok", Baekho appeared in After School's "Play Ur Love" music video, and Minhyun starred in Orange Caramel's "Shanghai Romance" music video.
NU'EST made their debut with their first single "Face", a song that targeted bullying in schools, on 15 March 2012, with their debut stage on M! Countdown that same day. NU'EST also aired their own reality show "Making of a Star: NU'EST Landing Operation" during their promotional period.
NU'EST returned with their first mini album "Action" on 11 July 2012 and became ambassadors for Korea's Scout Association. NU'EST performed at the largest Western K-Pop convention, K-CON, in America on 13 October.
On 12 December, NU'EST was featured in Orange Caramel's Christmas single "Dashing Through the Snow In High Heels".
On 23 December, NU’EST's released a CF for McDonald's fast food chain restaurants.
It was announced that NU'EST would enter the Chinese market in November with the addition of a new member, Jason, a former member of JBOY3 and JL. It was confirmed that Jason was only a member of NU'EST in China, forming NU'EST-M. NU'EST-M promoted in China with Chinese versions of "Sleep Talking" and "Face".
|Stage name||Birth name||Date of Birth|
|Aron||아론||Aaron Kwak||아론콱||21 May 1993|
|JR||JR||Kim Jong Hyun||김종현||8 June 1995|
|Baekho||백호||Kang Dong Ho||강동호||21 July 1995|
|Minhyun||민현||Hwang Min Hyun||황민현||9 August 1995|
|Ren||렌||Choi Min Ki||최민기||3 November 1995|
- Jason (NU'EST-M)