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SF9
(TV10) SF9(에스에프나인), 숨겨왔던 매력으로 ‘팡파레’를 울리다 (쇼케이스 인터뷰 영상) (2) 11s.jpg
From left to right:
Top row: Inseong, Jaeyoon, Zuho
Middle row: Youngbin, Dawon, Hwiyoung
Bottom row: Rowoon, Taeyang, Chani
Background information
OriginSeoul, South Korea
Genres
Years active2016 (2016)–present
Labels
Websitefncent.com/sf9
Members
  • Youngbin
  • Inseong
  • Jaeyoon
  • Dawon
  • Rowoon
  • Zuho
  • Taeyang
  • Hwiyoung
  • Chani

SF9 (Korean: 에스에프나인; shortened from Sensational Feeling 9) is a South Korean boy group formed by FNC Entertainment. SF9 is the company's first dance boy group to debut.[1] SF9 debuted on October 5, 2016 with the release of their first single album, Feeling Sensation.[2]

History[edit]

Pre-debut and NEOZ School[edit]

The group first performed in Japan on December 11, 2015. The group had consisted of 11 members at that time.[3] In May 2016, they participated as "NEOZ Dance" in FNC Entertainment's survival show d.o.b (Dance or Band), competing against NEOZ Band (later known as Honeyst). They later won the show with their first song "K.O," which was later featured on the Feeling Sensation single album.[4] They were renamed SF9 in August.[5]

2016: Debut with Feeling Sensation[edit]

SF9's debut single album Feeling Sensation[6] with lead single "Fanfare" was released on October 5, 2016. The album debut In eighth place and peaked at sixth place on the Gaon Album Chart.[7][8] They made their official stage debut on October 6, 2016 on M! Countdown."Fanfare MV"[9][10] ranked sixth on Yin Yue Tai weekly chart and ranked seventh on Yin Yue Tai Monthly Chart. Their promotions for "Fanfare" ended on November 6, 2016 on Inkigayo. The group then started the promotion of their second song of the album, "K.O." on November 15, 2016.[11] The debut single album "Feeling Sensation" was ranked 78th for its album sales in 2016.[12]

On December 22, 00:00 a.m KST, they released a music video as a gift to their fans with the title "So Beautiful." The song was originally an OST of their interactive web-drama Click Your Heart. "So Beautiful" is a digital released single.

2017: Burning Sensation, Japanese debut and Breaking Sensation, Knights of the Sun[edit]

Their first mini album, Burning Sensation,[13] was released on February 6. It landed at number six[14] on the February 15 Billboard World Albums Chart.[15]

On April 4, it was reported that SF9 would have their second comeback, just two months after they concluded "Roar" promotions.[16] On April 6, FNC announced that the group's comeback would take place on April 18, with their second mini album Breaking Sensation.

On April 7, SF9 held their Japan Debut Showcase with 1,300 fans in attendance.[citation needed]

On April 18, SF9 released their new six-song EP, titled Breaking Sensation, which includes the title track "Easy Love". On the same day, the album ranked number two on the U.S. K-Pop Album Chart.

On June 6, SF9 debuted in Japan. On June 7, the Japanese version of their debut single "Fanfare" was released. It ranked number one on Tower Records Chart for single albums and number four on the Oricon Chart.

On September 22, FNC confirmed that SF9 will have their third comeback. FNC Entertainment confirmed, "SF9 traveled to California in late August and concluded filming for their music video. Their comeback is being planned for October". On October 12, 2017, the group's third extended play, Knights of The Sun, was released. In December, they released their first Japanese studio album, Sensational Feeling Nine.

2018—present: Mamma Mia! , Sensuous and first Korean concert[edit]

SF9's fourth EP, Mamma Mia! was released on February 26.[17] On May 23, they released their third japanese single "Mamma Mia!".[18] SF9 held successfully their Zepp Tour 2018 “MAMMA MIA!” across Japan in Osaka, Aichi and Tokyo respectively on May 29, May 30 and June 1.[19] FNC announced that SF9 would hold a South America Fanmeeting Tour in August.[20]

On July 31 they came back with their fifth EP, Sensuous, with the lead single "Now or Never" and its accompanying music video being released the same day.[21] On August 23, SF9 held their fanmeeting in Mexico at Auditorio Blackberry of Mexico City and on August 25 and 26 in Brazil at Tropical Butantã of Sao Paolo. On September 22, SF9 will hold a fanmeeting in Taipei.[22]

On October 27, 7:00 p.m KST, SF9 successfully held their 1st domestic Concert "Dreamer" at Yes24 Live Concert Hall.

Members[edit]

  • Inseong (Hangul: 인성, born July 12,1993) — main vocalist, dancer[23][24]
  • Youngbin (영빈, born November 23, 1993) — leader, lead rapper, lead dancer[23][25]
  • Jaeyoon (재윤, born August 9, 1994) — lead vocalist, dancer[23][26]
  • Dawon (다원, born July 24, 1995) — lead vocalist, rapper, dancer[23][27]
  • Zuho (주호, born July 4, 1996) — main rapper, dancer[23][28]
  • Rowoon (로운, born August 7, 1996) — main vocalist, visual, face of the group[23][29]
  • Taeyang (태양, born February 28, 1997) — lead vocalist, main dancer[23][30]
  • Hwiyoung (휘영, born May 11, 1999) — rapper, dancer, vocalist[23][31]
  • Chani (찬희, born January 17, 2000)— rapper, main dancer, vocalist[23]

Discography[edit]

  • Sensational Feeling Nine (2017)
  • Illuminate (2019)[32]

Filmography[edit]

Reality Show[edit]

Year Show Network Episodes Notes
2016 Dance or Band (D.O.B) Mnet 8 Survival Show
Spectacle Fantasy 9 Naver 6 Graduation Trip
Special Food 9
2017 SF9 Trip with Fantasy 9
2018 Secret Code 9 4
Colorful Code 9 5th Mini Album promotion

Awards and nominations[edit]

Asia Artist Awards[edit]

Year Nominee/Work Award Result
2017 SF9 / "Fanfare" Rookie of the Year Nominated
Popularity Award Nominated
2018 SF9 / "Mamma Mia" "Now or Never" Rising Star Award Won

Gaon Chart Music Awards[edit]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2017 SF9 Rookie of the Year Nominated

Seoul Music Awards[edit]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2017 SF9 New Artist Award Nominated
Bonsang Award Nominated
Popularity Award Nominated
Hallyu Special Award Nominated
2018 Bonsang Award Nominated
Popularity Award Nominated
Hallyu Special Award Nominated

Mnet Asian Music Awards[edit]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2016 SF9 Best New Male Artist Nominated
Artist of the Year Nominated

Other Awards[edit]

Year Award Nominee/work Category Result
2017 2018 Korean First Brand Awards

SF9

Male Idol of 2018 Nominated
Seoul Success Awards Rookie of the Year Won
Fandom School Awards Best Rookie Award Won
2018 Seoul City Government <I•SEOUL•U> Honorary Plaque of Appreciation Won
2019 Korean First Brand Awards Rising Star of 2018 Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FNC Entertainment to debut first ever boy dance group 'SF9'". AllKpop. Retrieved 9 September 2016.
  2. ^ "FNC's SF9 to debut on October 5th releases debut schedule poster". Allkpop. Retrieved 8 October 2016.
  3. ^ "BOYS24". Archived from the original on 2016-10-01.
  4. ^ "Mnet's new idol survival show 'd.o.b (Dance or Band)' releases 1st trailer featuring all 13 Neoz School trainees! - allkpop.com".
  5. ^ Jun, R. (21 August 2016). "FNC Preparing To Debut NEOZ Dance Team, Now Called SF9".
  6. ^ "Feeling Sensation by SF9". iTunes JP. Apple. October 23, 2016. Retrieved October 23, 2016.
  7. ^ "국내 대표 음악 차트 가온차트!". www.gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
  8. ^ "국내 대표 음악 차트 가온차트!". www.gaonchart.co.kr. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
  9. ^ "周榜 - 音悦Tai - 让娱乐更美好". vchart.yinyuetai.com (in Chinese). Retrieved 2017-02-19.
  10. ^ "月榜 - 音悦Tai - 让娱乐更美好". vchart.yinyuetai.com (in Chinese). Retrieved 2017-02-19.
  11. ^ "Daum 카페".
  12. ^ "국내 대표 음악 차트 가온차트!".
  13. ^ "Burning Sensation by SF9". iTunes JP. Apple. February 6, 2017. Retrieved February 6, 2017.
  14. ^ "World Music: Top World Albums Chart". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-02-25.
  15. ^ "SF9 Places On Billboard World Albums Chart". Soompi. February 15, 2017.
  16. ^ "SF9 reportedly making a comeback this month". allkpop. Retrieved 2018-04-09.
  17. ^ "'발랄美 업그레이드'…SF9, 26일 컴백 확정". 14 February 2018. Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  18. ^ "' Japan 3rd Single '". 23 May 2018. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  19. ^ "' SF9 Zepp Tour 2018 Mamma Mia! '". 15 May 2018. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  20. ^ "' [팬미팅] 2018 SF9 SOUTH AMERICA FAN MEETING TOUR '". 23 May 2018. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  21. ^ http://k-popped.com/2018/08/sf9-kickstarts-keone-choreographed-comeback-now-or-never/
  22. ^ "' [팬미팅] 2018 SF9 FAN MEETING IN TAIPEI '". 23 May 2018. Retrieved 14 September 2018.
  23. ^ a b c d e f g h i "[ET-ENT기획] 2017년이 기다린 아이돌 스타". Naver News (in Korean). January 4, 2017. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  24. ^ "[더스타프로필] SF9 인성 "주관적 人라인? 경희대 연극 동아리 소속"". The Star Chosun (in Korean). May 18, 2017. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  25. ^ "[더스타프로필] SF9 영빈 "'엄마의 김치'를 가장 좋아해요"". The Star Chosun (in Korean). May 18, 2017. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  26. ^ "[더스타프로필] SF9 재윤 "요즘 팬분들의 마음 수집하고 있어요"". The Star Chosun (in Korean). May 18, 2017. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  27. ^ "[더스타프로필] SF9 다원 "물어 뜯기는 '라디오스타', 출연하고 싶어요"". The Star Chosun (in Korean). May 18, 2017. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  28. ^ "[더스타프로필] SF9 주호 "방탄소년단 선배님, 친해지고 싶어요"". The Star Chosun (in Korean). May 18, 2017. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  29. ^ "[더스타프로필] SF9 로운 "김희철-피오-엔…'립스틱프린스' 라인과 친해요"". The Star Chosun (in Korean). May 18, 2017. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  30. ^ "[더스타프로필] SF9 태양 "미소가 예쁜 사람이 이상형"". The Star Chosun (in Korean). May 18, 2017. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  31. ^ "[더스타프로필] SF9 휘영 "습관적으로 잘생겼어요"". The Star Chosun (in Korean). May 18, 2017. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  32. ^ SF9、2ndアルバム『ILLUMINATE』の 詳細とリリースイベント解禁. ok music. January 1, 2019.

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