Kpop Wiki
Kpop Wiki

Nicholas (Korean: 니콜라스; Japanese: ニコラス) is a Taiwanese rapper and singer under HYBE Labels Japan. He is a member of the boy group &TEAM.

He is also best known for participating in the reality survival shows I-LAND and &AUDITION - The Howling -.


2020–2021: I-LAND and HYBE Labels Japan Global Debut Project[]

On June 3, 2020, Nicholas was introduced as a participant in the CJ ENM and Big Hit Entertainment's upcoming survival show I-LAND.[3] On the first episode, he performed "Jopping" by SuperM, along with Hanbin and NI-KI and was able to enter "I-LAND".[4] Because of an average score of 59, half of the I-LANDER team had to be sent to "Ground" in the third episode. Nicholas was the fifth one to be sent as he received 8 votes.[5] On the seventh episode, he was unfortunately eliminated from the show and was unable to participate in Part 2.[6]

On January 1, 2021, he was revealed as a member of the HYBE Labels Japan's Global Debut Project boy group.[7] The group, tentatively named &AUDITION Boys, will make their debut in 2022.[8]

2022: &AUDITION - The Howling -[]

On June 4, 2022, Nicholas was introduced as a participant in the HYBE Labels Japan's upcoming survival show &AUDITION - The Howling -.[9] In the final episode, which was aired on September 3, he was announced as one of the contestants who will be debuting in the winning group &TEAM.[10] They debuted on December 7, 2022 with the mini album First Howling : ME.


Survival shows[]


  • His MBTI personality type is ENFP-T.[11][12][13]
  • Prior to I-LAND, he trained for 8 months.[11]
  • He is multilingual, he speaks four languages: Chinese, English, Japanese and Korean.[14]
  • His favorite song is "I Need U" by Yaeow.[1]
  • In his bucket list it is: Go on a trip around the world.[1]
  • He was born on the exact same day, month and year as DRIPPIN's Junho.


Main article: Nicholas/Gallery