Amber (엠버; also known as Amber Liu) is a Taiwanese-American rapper, singer-songwriter, and producer under Steel Wool Entertainment. She was the main rapper of the girl group f(x).

She made her solo debut on February 16, 2015 with the mini album Beautiful.

On September 1, 2019, her contract with SM Entertainment expired and she decided not to renew it.[2]


2009: Debut with f(x)

On September 1, 2009, she officially debuted in the newest SM Entertainment's girl group f(x), with their performance on MBC's Music Core of their first digital single, "La Cha Ta".

2015: Solo debut

On February 16, 2015, she debuted as a soloist with her first mini album Beautiful, and its title track "Shake That Brass" featuring Taeyeon of Girls' Generation.

2018: New U.S. agency

On July 10, 2018, she signed with Steel Wool Entertainment, a Los Angeles-based agency from the United States, in order to promote her activities in the country more actively.[1]

2019: Departure from SM Entertainment

Following f(x)'s 10 year anniversary, on September 1, she announced via her social media accounts that she had decided to not renewed her contract with SM Entertainment.[2]



Mini albums


Digital singles




  • "God of Study OST" ("Spread Its Wings" with Luna & Krystal) (2010)
  • "Two Yoo Project – Sugar Man" ("Just a Love" with Luna) (2015)



  • X (2020)

Digital singles





  • Entourage (tvN, 2016)

Music shows

Variety shows

  • Invincible Youth 2 (KBS, 2011–2012)
  • We Got Married Global Edition (MBC, 2014) - host
  • Ailee & Amber One Fine Day (MBC, 2014)
  • A Song For You 3 (KBS, 2014–2015)
  • Real Men (MBC, 2015)
  • Top Fly (JSBC: Jiangsu Television, 2015)
  • A Song For You 4 (KBS, 2015)
  • We Got Married (MBC, 2016)

Producing and writing credits

Year Artist Song Album Type
2012 f(x) "Beautiful Stranger" Electric Shock Writing
2013 "Goodbye Summer" Pink Tape Producing
2014 "Summer Love" Red Light Producing
2015 Herself "Beautiful" Beautiful Producing and writing
"Shake That Brass"
"Love Run"
"I Just Wanna"
Ailee "Letting Go" Vivid
2016 Herself "Borders" "Borders"
"On My Own" "On My Own"
"Need To Feel Needed" "Need To Feel Needed
"Breathe Again" "Breathe Again"
2018 "White Noise" "White Noise + Lost At Sea"
"Lost At Sea"
"Countdown" "Countdown + Beautiful"

Concert tours

Awards and nominations

Main article: List of awards and nominations received by Amber Liu



Official links

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