Ha Sung-woon

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Ha Sung-woon
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Ha Sung-woon in 2017
Born (1994-03-22) March 22, 1994 (age 25)
Years active2014–present
Musical career
  • Star Crew
  • YMC
  • Swing
Associated acts
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Ha Sung-woon (Hangul: 하성운, born March 22, 1994[1]) is a South Korean singer-songwriter. He is best known as a member of South Korean boy group Wanna One[2] and currently as a member of boy group Hotshot.[3]


Prior to 2017[edit]

Ha Sungwoon was trained at Alpha Music Academy, when he got accepted in the 8th Open Audition of JYP through his dancing audition.[4] He later joined Star Crew Entertainment (formerly known as Ardor&Able) and debuted with Hotshot as main vocalist on October 29, 2014,[3] with a digital single "Take a Shot".[5]

2017–2018: Produce 101 and Wanna One[edit]

Ha Sungwoon and Noh Taehyun represented Ardor&Able Entertainment in the boy group reality survival show, Produce 101 Season 2 which aired on Mnet from April 7 until June 16, 2017. In the final concert that took place on July 1 and 2, 2017, at Olympic Hall in Seoul, Sungwoon managed to gain 790,302 votes and was announced as the final member of the project boy group Wanna One under YMC Entertainment.[6]

Sungwoon officially debuted with Wanna One during Wanna One Premier Show-Con on August 7, 2017 at the Gocheok Sky Dome with a mini-album 1×1=1 (To Be One).[7][8] He was also in the sub-group Lean on Me with Hwang Min-hyun and Yoon Ji-sung, performing the song "Forever and a Day" produced by Nell. The subunit was announced on the first day of Wanna One Go: X-Con,[9] and the song was included on Wanna One's album 1÷x=1 (Undivided).

During his time with Wanna One, Sungwoon was invited as a cast in several TV programs, such as the 8th episode of SBS variety show Master Key,[10] Law of the Jungle Sabah,[11] which aired from July 27 to September 21, 2018,[12] and MBC singing competition program King of Masked Singer, in which he managed to go to the third round with his rendition of "Smile Again" by Rumble fish, "Drifting Apart" by Nell, and "Appearance" by Kim Bumsoo.[13]

His contract with Wanna One ended on December 31, 2018, but he still appeared with the group until their final concerts (titled "Therefore") held across four days, ending on January 27, 2019 at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, where the group held their debut showcase.[14]

2019: Graduation, solo debut, and solo activities[edit]

On January 28 at 6 p.m. KST, Ha Sungwoon unveiled his self-composed song "Don't Forget" featuring former Wanna One member Park Ji-hoon.[15] "Don't Forget" is a pre-release track from Sungwoon's My Moment mini-album, with lyrics about wishing to cherish memories with loved ones.

The singer began his solo activity by announcing his first two-day fan-meeting, "My Moment", which was held from March 8–9 at the SK Olympic Handball Gymnasium in Olympic Park, Seoul. The tickets went on sale on February 20 and sold out within two minutes of the pre-order becoming available.[16][17] He was also scheduled to meet fans in six Asian cities including Tokyo on March 17, Osaka on the March 19, Taipei on March 23, Bangkok on March 30, Hong Kong on April 5, and Macao on June 8.[18] While preparing for his solo debut, Sungwoon showed his bright side in the interview and pictorial with The Star Magazine.[19] He also did a photoshoot with Allure magazine, where he mentioned his solo debut mini-album.[20][21] In between his schedule, the singer attended his graduation ceremony at the Dong-ah Institute of Media and Arts (동아방송예술대학교 졸업) on February 22, 2019.[22][23]

Sungwoon's first solo release, My Moment, was released on February 28, 2019, featuring the upbeat lead single "Bird".[24] The singer held a showcase at Live Hall in Gwangjin-gu, Seoul on February 27.[25] The album consists of five tracks, which were all written and composed by Sungwoon himself. He also served as the executive producer and participated in the production process, such as mixing and mastering.[26] Hanteo reported that 45,600 copies of the album were sold on the first day of release, making My Moment the third-highest first-day sales for an album.[27] It also became the first number one on the Gaon retail album chart, which began on March 4. My Moment topped the 9th week (February 24 – March 2) of the main Gaon Album Chart, and ranked first on the daily charts of February 28, March 2, and March 3.[28] On March 1, Sungwoon performed the songs "Bird" and "Tell Me I Love You" at One K Concert—a three-day music and art festival—at the Yeouido Parliament House grass field, which was held to commemorate the hundredth anniversary of the March 1st Movement and aims to spread the hopes of the reunification of the Korean Peninsula and peace in Northeast Asia and the world.[29][30]

He was also appointed as a guest MC for SBS Inkigayo on March 2[31][32] and on March 13, Sungwoon took the trophy on his first solo with the song "Bird" on Show Champion[33] Ha Sungwoon was honored to be the representative to sing Korean national anthem at the 17th KTMF 2019 (the annual K Pop Festival which was held by the Korea Daily) and also perform three songs (Bird, Tell Me I Love You, and Magic Castle) in front of more than twenty thousands spectators at the Hollywood Bowl - Los Angeles.[34][35]

Beside his vocal and dance skills, the male singer also demonstrated his ability as a DJ in the MBC Radio program 'Idol Radio' on April 18, with JBJ95 as a guest.[36] He also participated in several donation programs and projects. He became MC together with Kim Hee-ae, and former Wanna One member Lee Daehwi for MBC '2019 New Life for Children' on May 5 at Sangam MBC public hall, which has been held 29 times since the beginning of 1990. It is the best domestic donation program which aims to delivers hope to children suffering from diseases such as rare and incurable diseases[37][38] 'Haneul' (Ha Sungwoon fans association) hoped to convey their loves for children by donating KRW 27 million or USD 27733 and became the highest donator during the event[39]

In addition to his music related promotion and activities, Sungwoon also donated his voice in EBS literature program 'Linking Hearts through the Voices of Idol Stars', the first project to combine idol readings and donations which aims to raise interest in Korean literature and create a new reading culture through the public readings.[40] Sungwoon was the second idol invited to join this special project after Chungha. The singer recited a novel written by Jun Sun-ok, "Ramen is cool" (라면은멋있다) and expressed his gratitute to be able to participate in such a meaningful project.[41][42]

On May 12, Sungwoon became a cast in SBS pilot program 'Bistro the noble' (격조식당), a food variety program that sets the ultimate food with the finest ingredients which are produced by famous people from all over the country[43][44] He also became a line up in several concerts and festivals, such as: KCON 2019 Japan,[45] Dream Concert 2019 which will be held at the Seoul World Cup Stadium on May 18 (to promote 'dreams and hopes' to Korean youth),[46] and the 13th Seoul Jazz Festival which will be held at the SK Olympic Handball Gymnasium May 26.[47]

Securing his position as a versatile singer, Sungwoon took another challenge to show off his beautiful voice in his very first OST 'Think of You' for tvN drama 'her private life'.[48] 'Think of you' is a lyrical ballad song which conveys the warm feeling and sense of love.[49] The song will be officially released on May 16.


Extended plays[edit]

Title Details Peak chart positions Sales
My Moment 1
  • Released: July 8, 2019
  • Label: Star Crew Entertainment
  • Formats: CD, digital download, streaming
2 To be announced


Title Year Peak chart positions Album

"Don't Forget" (featuring Park Ji-hoon) 2019 34 My Moment
"Bird" 53 22
"Riding" (featuring Gaeko) 113 BXXX
"Blue" 42

Other charted songs[edit]

Title Year Peak chart

"Tell Me I Love You" (오.꼭.말) 2019 141 My Moment
"Remember You" (문득) 152
"Lonely Night" 188


Television and Radio shows[edit]

Year Title Network Role Note(s) Ref.
2017 Produce 101 Season 2 Mnet Contestant Finished at 11th place [54]
2018 King of Masked Singer MBC Contestant Won 1st and 2nd round; eliminated at the 3rd round [55]
Law of the Jungle Sabah SBS Main Cast Ep. 325–329 [11]
2019 Idol Radio MBC DJ Ep. 198 [36]
New Life for Children MBC MC [56][57]
Linking Hearts through the Voices of Idol Stars EBS Reciter [41][42]
Bistro the noble SBS Main Cast Pilot episodes [43][44]
Radio Star MBC Special MC [58]


Year Song Album Artist Ref.
2018 "Flowerbomb" 1¹¹=1 (Power of Destiny) Wanna One
2019 "Don't Forget" (feat. Park Ji-hoon) My Moment Ha Sung-woon
"Tell me I love you"
"Remember you"
"Lonely Night"
''Bluemaze'' BXXX
''Riding'' (feat. Gaeko)
''Excuse me''
''What are you doing today?''


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