As One (Hong Kong band)

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As One
As one.jpeg
Background information
Origin Hong Kong
Genres Cantopop, K-pop
Years active 2012–present
Labels Hong Kong Sun Entertainment Culture
South Korea Chorokbaem Juna E&M, CJ E&M Music
Members Shin
Nata
Chloe
Kayan
Past members Oli
Elfa

As One (Hangul에즈 원, stylized as AS ONE), also known as AS1 in South Korea to avoid confusion with Korean girlband As One, is a Hongkonger Cantopop girl group formed by Sun Entertainment Culture and choreographer Sunny Wong. The meaning behind the group's name is based on the concept of unity, with the members united together "as one". The group was consists of four members; Shin, Oli, Elfa and Nata.[1][2]The group promoted as a quartet for two years until Oli's departure in August 2014 to pursue her studies. Subsequently two new members (Chloe and Kayan) joined the group in March 2015 after emerging as champions of a scouting audition. Elfa announced her temporary hiatus from the group in May 2015 due to sustained injuries. As of 15 May 2015, As One is promoting as a quartet with Shin, Nata, Chloe and Kayan.

They were trained training in Korea in 2015 and made a comeback in both South Korea and Hong Kong. On the other hand, Shin participated in South Korea Mnet's surviving show Produce 101 in 2016. During Shin's absence, this team is working with the remaining 3 members.

Members[edit]

  • Shin (Born 2 June 1994) - Leader, Main Vocalist, Rapper
  • Chloe (Born 6 April 1994) - Sub Vocalist, Visual
  • Nata (Born 29 October 1994) - Lead Vocalist, Main Dancer
  • KaYan (Born 10 November 1995) - Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer

Temporarily Inactive[edit]

  • Elfa (Born 5 May 1993) - Sub Vocalist, Lead Dancer

Former Members[edit]

  • Oli (Born 18 November 1993) - Sub Vocalist, Visual

Timeline[edit]

Member 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
MAY JUN JAN FEB JUL AUG APR MAY NOV DEC MAR APR
Shin
Oli
Nata
Elfa
Chloe
Kayan

Discography[edit]

Extended Plays
  • 2013: AsOnE
Cantonese Singles
  • 2012: "Catch Me Up"
  • 2013: "Red Hot Hits 2013"
  • 2013: "4Ever"
  • 2014: "Be With U"
  • 2014: "New Girl"
  • 2015: "Candy Ball"
  • 2016: "Hey ya"
Korean Singles
  • 2015: "캔디볼 (Candy Ball)"
Other Songs
  • 2014: "Let's Goal"

Chart performance[edit]

Peak
Album Song 903 RTHK 997 TVB Notes
2012
AsOnE "Catch Me Up" 9 - 6 6 Debut single
AsOnE "Red Hot Hits 2013" - - - - Medley:火熱動感La La La/熱力節拍Wou Bom Ba/打開天空
2013
AsOnE "4EVER" 13 18 3 6 Alternative Version: EVER & EVER Remix
2014
"Be With U" - - 5 5
"New Girl" 14 - 3 9 The 3-member era (Without Oli)
2015
"Candy Ball" 3 6 5 3 The new 4-member era (Shin, Chloe, Nata, KaYan)
2016
"Hey Ya" 9* 7* 7* - DBC: 16*
Total of number one singles
903 RTHK 997 TVB Notes
0 0 0 0 All Kill counts:0

(*)Still charting

Music Videos[edit]

  • 2012: "Catch Me Up"
  • 2013: "Red Hot Hits 2013"
  • 2013: "4Ever"
  • 2014: "Let's Goal"
  • 2014: "Be With U"
  • 2014: "New Girl"
  • 2015: "캔디볼 (Candy Ball)"

Books[edit]

  • 2014: "Girls' Anecdotes"

Endorsements[edit]

Year Endorsements Members
2013 Blue Girl Beer All
So Drink
Mask House
2013-2015 SANTAI Eco Fishery

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Result Ref.
2013 IFPI Hong Kong Top Sales Music Award Best Sales (Local New Group) Won [3]
2013 Metro Radio Music Awards Best Rookie Group Won
2013 The 9th Music King Awards Best Rookie Group Won
2014 Metro Radio Music Awards Best Group Won
2014 The 10th Music King Awards Most Improved Group (Hong Kong) Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PACO名人會—— 打造全新跳舞組合 AS ONE聲色藝必爆". HKheadline.com (in Chinese). 13 August 2012. Retrieved 12 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "As One". Sun Entertainment Culture (in Chinese). Retrieved 12 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "Hong Kong Top Sales Music Awards 2013". International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (Hong Kong Group). Retrieved 12 July 2014. 

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