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OriginSeoul, South Korea
GenresPop rock
Years active2017 (2017)–2019 (2019)
Past members
  • Oh Seung-seok
  • Kim Chul-min
  • Seo Dong-sung
  • Kim Hwan

Honeyst (Korean허니스트; RRHeoniseuteu) was a South Korean pop rock band formed by FNC Entertainment in 2017. The band consists of Oh Seung-seok (drummer), Kim Chul-min (main vocalist, guitarist, keyboardist), Seo Dong-sung (leader, vocalist, bassist), and Kim Hwan (guitarist, vocalist). Their debut single album Like You was released on May 17, 2017. On April 26, 2019, they disbanded after two years of activity.


Pre-debut and NEOZ School[edit]

In May 2016, the four members participated as "NEOZ Band" on the Mnet reality survival show d.o.b. (dance or band), competing against other trainees in "NEOZ Dance" for the chance to debut.[1] In the final episode on June 29, 2016, "NEOZ Band" eventually lost to "NEOZ Dance" after won the public voting and debuted as SF9.

In May 2017, FNC Entertainment announced that the four members would debut as Honeyst (a combination of words "Honey" and "Artist") and would pursue an acoustic vibe.[2]

2017–2019: Debut with Like You, Someone to Love and disbandment[edit]

Honeyst made their official debut with single album Like You on May 17, 2017. The single contains of three track with the lead single "Like You". The single debuted at twenty-two on Gaon Album Chart.[3][4]

On November 22, Honeyst released their second single album Someone to Love.[5][6]

On April 26, 2019, FNC announced that HONEYST would be disbanding due to creative differences.[7]


  • Oh Seung-seok (오승석) – drummer.[8]
  • Kim Chul-min (김철민) – main vocalist, guitarist, keyboardist.[9]
  • Seo Dong-sung (서동성) – leader, vocalist, bassist.[10]
  • Kim Hwan (김환) – guitarist, vocalist.[11]


Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
Like You
Track listing
  1. Like You (반하겠어)
  2. My Girl
  3. Be With You (감정)
Someone to Love
  • Released: November 22, 2017
  • Label: FNC Entertainment
  • Format: Digital download
Track listing
  1. Someone to Love (연애하고싶은데요)
  2. Tik Tok
  3. Feel So Good


Title Year Peak
"Like You" (반하겠어) 2017 Like You
"Someone to Love" (연애하고싶은데요) Someone to Love
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.


  1. ^ "Mnet's new idol survival show 'd.o.b (Dance or Band)' releases 1st trailer featuring all 13 Neoz School trainees! - allkpop.com".
  2. ^ https://m.entertain.naver.com/read?oid=109&aid=0003533908
  3. ^ "국내 대표 음악 차트 가온차트!". www.gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  4. ^ "국내 대표 음악 차트 가온차트!". www.gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2 May 2017.
  5. ^ https://m.entertain.naver.com/read?oid=312&aid=0000293009
  6. ^ https://m.entertain.naver.com/read?oid=215&aid=0000583612
  7. ^ https://www.fncent.com/b/notice/38658
  8. ^ "김환 프러필" (in Korean). Naver.
  9. ^ "김철민 프러필" (in Korean). Naver.
  10. ^ "서동성 프러필" (in Korean). Naver.
  11. ^ "김환 프러필" (in Korean). Naver.
  12. ^ "Gaon Weekly Album Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. Retrieved January 15, 2015.
  13. ^ "2017년 06월 Album Chart".
  14. ^ "2017년 11월 Album Chart".
  15. ^ "Gaon Digital Chart" (in Korean).

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