Fei (singer)

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Fei
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Fei in 2016
Native name 王霏霏
Born Wáng Fēifēi
(1987-04-027) April 27, 1987 (age 30)
Haikou, Hainan, People's Republic of China
Other names Fei
Occupation
Musical career
Genres K-pop
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2010–present
Labels JYP Entertainment
Associated acts
Fei
Chinese name
Chinese 王霏霏
Hanyu Pinyin Wáng Fēifēi
Korean name
Hangul 왕페이페이

Wang Feifei (born April 27, 1987), better known by the mononym Fei, is a Chinese singer, actress, presenter and model. She debuted as a member of South Korean girl group Miss A in 2010.

Biography[edit]

Fei was born as Wang Feifei on April 27, 1987 in Haikou, Hainan, China.[1][2] She is currently attending Seoul Institute of the Arts (Seoul Arts), formally known as Seoul Art College, alongside former Miss A member Jia.[3] In China, Fei appeared on the Zhejiang TV (浙江电视台) audition program "The More She Dances the Prettier She Is" ("越跳越美丽").[4] She was a former member of the project group and Chinese version of the Wonder Girls 'Sisters', but ended up being a member of the South Korean girl group Miss A after the project for the Chinese version of the Wonder Girls got cancelled due to member and trainee changes within their company. In 2010, she, as well as the other future members of Miss A, was an advertising model for Samsung Anycall China.

Career[edit]

Miss A[edit]

Fei debuted as a member and the leader of South Korean girl group Miss A in July 2010.

Solo activities[edit]

Aside from her group activities, she has also participated in various television variety show like "Variety Blue Chip" in 2013. She gained popularity after showing her different skills such as cooking and dancing in the show.[5]

Fei began her acting debut with cameo appearances in KBS drama Dream High on 2011 and 2012.

In 2013, she became a candidate on "Dancing with the Stars 3" with her dancing partner Kim Soo Ro, which she won 1st place and solidified her name as a great dancer in K-Pop.[6]

In March 2014, Fei has a part on Chinese variety program "If You Love", a dating show in which she had been coupled with Chinese actor Sun Jian.[7]

In 2014, she made a cameo appearances in SBS drama Temptation as Jenny.[8] She later sang soundtrack for the drama with 2AM's Jo Kwon titled One Summer Night both released on Korean and English.[9]

In 2015, She was confirmed to be cast in an upcoming webdrama Swan, with Nam Kyuri and Cho Min Sung. She also confirmed to be leading role on Chinese movie called Select Game.[10][11] On July 21, 2016, Fei debuted as a solo artist with the single album Fantasy.

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
Fantasy - -

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album
KOR
[12]
US
World

[13]
"Always Be Here" 2014 Non album-single
"Fantasy" 2016 154 6
  • KOR (DL): 12,260+
Fantasy
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Soundtrack appearances[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
KOR
[12]
"One Summer Night" (feat. Jo Kwon) 2014 49 Temptation OST
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Other charted songs[edit]

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
CHN
Billboard V Chart

[14]
"One More Kiss" 2016 11 Fantasy
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Select Game TBA[11] Lead role

Drama[edit]

Year Network Title Role Notes
2011 KBS2 Dream High Flashmob dancer Cameo (Episode 16)
2012 KBS2 Dream High 2 Herself Cameo (Episode 15)
2014 SBS Temptation Jenny Cameo (Episode 1)
2017 Draemong Swan Woo Jeu[10] Web drama; Supporting role

Variety shows[edit]

Year Network Title Notes
As a Judge or MC
2013 O'live O'live Show MC
HBS Amazing Dance Host
As a Contestant
2013 O'live MasterChef Korea: Celebrity Contestant
MBC Dancing with the Stars 3 Contestant
2014 CCTV The Great Magician Contestant

Radio shows[edit]

Year Network Title Role Notes
2013–2015 MBC C-Radio Idols, True Colors Host with Jia & Super Junior-M's Zhou Mi[15]

Event hosting[edit]

Year Event Notes
2015 29th Golden Disc Awards[16] With Kim Sung-Joo and Kim Jong-Kook

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated work Result
2013
Dancing with the Stars 3
1st Place N/A Won
Master Chef Korea Celebrity
2nd Place N/A Won
2014
Cook King Korea[17]
2nd Place N/A Won
2015
9th SBS Entertainment Awards
Best Teamwork Award Fists of Shaolin Temple Won
2016
China Trends Health Awards
Health Leading Award N/A Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ Miss A Member Profiles, "JYP Entertainment".
  2. ^ Mark Russell (29 April 2014). K-Pop Now!: The Korean Music Revolution. Tuttle Publishing. p. 96. ISBN 978-1-4629-1411-1. 
  3. ^ After School's Nana, Jia & Fei receive scholarships from Seoul Art College, "Allkpop", April 16, 2012.
  4. ^ Amateur Scared to Miss This "Newcomer Want to Get 2010, "AFP", August 15, 2010.
  5. ^ "miss A's Fei becoming a 'blue chip' in variety show field | allkpop.com". Retrieved 2015-09-19. 
  6. ^ "Fei wins with an emotional performance for her mother on 'Dancing With The Stars 3' | allkpop.com". Retrieved 2015-09-19. 
  7. ^ "Nichkhun, Chansung and Fei to Appear on Chinese Reality Show "If You Love"". Soompi. Retrieved 2015-09-19. 
  8. ^ "miss A’s Fei Lands First Acting Gig in "Temptation"". Soompi. Retrieved 2015-09-19. 
  9. ^ "miss A's Fei and Jo Kwon sing 'One Summer Night' for 'Temptation' OST | allkpop.com". Retrieved 2015-09-19. 
  10. ^ a b "Fei To Appear In Web Drama ‘Swan’". BNTNews UK. Retrieved 2015-09-19. 
  11. ^ a b "万丰国际-电影宝". z.wfatc.com. Retrieved 2015-09-19. 
  12. ^ a b "Gaon Digital Chart". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Retrieved August 2, 2016. 
  13. ^ "World Digital Songs". Billboard. Retrieved August 2, 2016. (Subscription required (help)). 
  14. ^ Billboard V Chart
  15. ^ "miss A's Fei and Jia along with Super Junior-M's Zhoumi to host new Chinese radio program | allkpop.com". Retrieved 2015-09-19. 
  16. ^ "Things Said by Big Bang′s Taeyang, GOT7, 4minute′s Hyuna, and More on the First Day of ′Golden Disc Awards′". mwave.interest.me. Retrieved 2015-09-19. 
  17. ^ Ellie (November 27, 2014). "miss A's Fei in "Cook King Korea" and "I Am Legend"". tofupost.com. Retrieved June 13, 2017. 

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