Wanted (South Korean band)

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Wanted
OriginSouth Korea
Genres
Years active2004–2012
LabelsYG Entertainment
WS Entertainment
Associated acts
Members
Past members
  • Seo Jae-hyo

Wanted (Hangul: 원티드) is a South Korean boy band that debuted in 2004 with the album, Like the First.[1] Following the death of member Seo Jae-hyo in a car accident in August 2004,[2] the group went on hiatus for three years before releasing their second album, 7 Dayz & Wanted, in 2007, followed by their third album, Vintage, in 2012.[3] In 2012, their song, "Like You," featuring IU, charted at #14 on Billboard's Kpop Hot 100 chart.[4]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Sales
KOR
[5][6]
Like the First 12
  • KOR: 40,773+[7]
7 Dayz & Wanted N/A
Vintage 13

Awards and nominations[edit]

Mnet Asian Music Awards[edit]

Year Category Work Result
2004 Best New Group "Reaction" (발작) Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lee, Hae-ri (2007-06-19). "원티드, 불의의 교통사고 딛고 3년 만에 컴백". CBS No Cut News (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-07-24.
  2. ^ Lee, Gwon-hyo (2004-08-11). "그룹 '원티드' 서재호 輪禍사망… '동방신기'도 추돌사고". The DongA Ilbo (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-07-24.
  3. ^ Kim, Yong-gi (2012-03-08). "아이유, 보컬 선생님 하동균과 인연으로 원티드 공연 게스트". Seoul Shinmun (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-07-24.
  4. ^ "K-Pop Hot 100, The week of January 28, 2012". Billboard. Retrieved 2018-07-24.
  5. ^ "K-pop Album Sales Volume". Recording Industry Association of Korea (in Korean). Archived from the original on 2008-10-12. Retrieved 2018-07-24.
  6. ^ "Gaon Album Chart". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-07-24.
  7. ^ "September 2004 K-pop Album Sales Volume". Recording Industry Association of Korea (in Korean). Archived from the original on 2008-05-14. Retrieved 2018-07-24.
  8. ^ "January 2012 Album Chart". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Retrieved 2018-07-24.

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