NCT U is the first sub-unit of NCT. They debuted with two singles that were released on April 9 and 10, 2016. Their name stands for 'Neo Culture Technology United'.

History

2016: Debut with "The 7th Sense" and "Without You"

On April 4, NCT U was announced with pictures announcing members Mark and Jaehyun, later adding members Taeil, Taeyong, Doyoung, and Ten. NCT U was described as the main group of NCT. It was announced that there will be two NCT U groups, each having different member organization. On April 9, they released the song "The 7th Sense" and "Without You" as digital singles, Jaehyun, Mark, Ten, Taeyong, and Doyoung participated in producing "The 7th Sense" which is described as having a hip-hop groove with a heavy base sound. As for “Without You,” members Taeil, Jaehyun, and Doyoung worked to create the dance EDM song. The group made their debut on music program Music Bank four days later.

2018: "Timeless" and NCT 2018

On January 12, NCT U released the single "Timeless" as part of STATION 2 and featured members Taeil, Doyoung, and Jaehyun.

On March 14, the NCT 2018 album NCT 2018 Empathy was released and gave the unit three new songs, as well as new members, such as "Boss," "Yestoday," and "Baby Don't Stop." The "Boss" lineup consisted of Taeyong, Doyoung, Jaehyun, Winwin, Jungwoo, Lucas, and Mark. Meanwhile, the "Baby Don't Stop" lineup consists of Taeyong and Ten. The "Yestoday" lineup consisted of Taeyong, Doyoung, Lucas, and Mark.

2019: "STATION X 4 LOVEs for Winter Part.2"

On December 13, NCT U released the single "STATION X 4 LOVEs for Winter Part.2" as part of STATION X. The single which includes the song "Coming Home" featured Taeil, Doyoung, Jaehyun, and Haechan, latter of whom making his debut in the unit.[1]

Members

Name Position(s) Years active
Taeil (태일) Main Vocalist, Sub Rapper 2016–present
Johnny (쟈니) Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper 2020–present
Taeyong (태용) Main Rapper, Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Visual, Center 2016–present
Yuta (유타) Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper 2020–present
Kun (쿤) Main Vocalist, Sub Rapper 2020–present
Doyoung (도영) Main Vocalist, Sub Rapper 2016–present
Ten (텐) Main Dancer, Lead Vocalist, Sub Rapper 2016–present
Jaehyun (재현) Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Sub Rapper, Visual 2016–present
Winwin (윈윈) Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper 2018–present
Jungwoo (정우) Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Sub Rapper 2018–present
Lucas (루카스) Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Visual 2018–present
Mark (마크) Main Rapper, Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist 2016–present
Xiao Jun (샤오쥔) Main Vocalist, Sub Rapper, Visual 2020–present
Hendery (헨더리) Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Visual 2020–present
Renjun (런쥔) Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer 2020–present
Jeno (제노) Lead Dancer, Lead Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Visual 2020–present
Haechan (해찬) Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer 2019–present
Jaemin (재민) Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper, Visual 2020–present
Yang Yang (양양) Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Vocalist 2020–present
Shotaro (쇼타로) Lead Dancer, Sub Rapper 2020–present
Sungchan (성찬) Lead Rapper 2020–present
Chenle (천러) Main Vocalist 2020–present
Jisung (지성) Main Dancer, Sub Rapper, Sub Vocalist 2020–present

*Kun was featured in "Without You" Chinese version.

**These members also participated in special dance stages, before their debut in official songs.

By release
Name "The 7th Sense" "Without You"* "Timeless" "Boss" "Baby Don't Stop" "Yestoday" "Coming Home"
Taeil No Yes Yes No No No Yes
Taeyong Yes No No Yes Yes Yes No
Doyoung Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Ten Yes No No No Yes No No
Jaehyun Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes
Winwin No No No Yes No No No
Jungwoo No No No Yes No No No
Lucas No No No Yes No Yes No
Mark Yes No No Yes No Yes No
Haechan No No No No No No Yes

* - features Kun in Chinese version only.

NCT 2020 Resonance
Name "Make a Wish" "Misfit" "Volcano" "Light Bulb" "Dancing In The Rain" "Faded In My Last Song" "From Home" "90's Love" "Raise The Roof" "My Everything" "Work It" "All About You" "I.O.U"
Taeil No No No No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No No
Johnny No Yes No No Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes No No
Taeyong Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No Yes No No No Yes
Yuta No No No No Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes No No
Kun No No No Yes Yes No Yes No No No No No Yes
Doyoung Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes No No No No No Yes
Ten No No No No No Yes No Yes No No Yes No No
Jaehyun Yes No Yes No Yes No No No No No No Yes No
Winwin No No Yes No No No No Yes No No No No No
Jungwoo No No Yes No Yes No No No No No Yes Yes No
Lucas Yes No Yes No No Yes No No No No No No No
Mark No Yes Yes No No No No Yes Yes No No Yes No
Xiao Jun Yes No No No Yes No No No No Yes No No No
Hendery No Yes No No No No No No Yes No Yes Yes No
Renjun No No No No No Yes Yes No No Yes No No No
Jeno No Yes No No No No No Yes Yes No No No No
Haechan No No No No No Yes Yes Yes No No No No No
Jaemin Yes No No No No No No No No No Yes No No
Yang Yang No Yes No No No No No Yes Yes No No No Yes
Shotaro Yes No No No No No No No No No No Yes Yes
Sungchan No Yes No Yes No No No Yes Yes No No Yes No
Chenle No No No No Yes No Yes No No No No Yes Yes
Jisung No No No No No Yes No No No No Yes No Yes

Discography

Korean

Digital singles

OSTs

  • "School 2017 OST Part.4" ("Stay In My Life") (2018)
  • "Radio Romance OST Part.1" ("Radio Romance") (2018)
  • "Dokgo Rewind OST" ("New Dream") (2018)
  • "When You're On The Blacklist Of Bullies OST Part.1" ("New Love") (2019)
  • "The Tale of Nokdu OST Part.1" ("Baby Only You") (2019)

Thai

Digital singles

Endorsements

  • SK Telecom POM (Taeyong, Ten & Mark only)(2016)
  • Ivy Club (2016)
  • Masita Seaweed (Taeyong, Ten, Doyoung, Jaehyun & Mark only) (2017)
  • Est PLAY (Taeyong & Ten only) (2017)

Gallery

Promotional

Miscellaneous

References

Official links

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