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ONEUS! Hello, we are ONEUS!

—ONEUS

ONEUS (원어스) is a six-member boy group under RBW. They debuted on January 9, 2019 with their first mini album Light Us.

History

2018: Pre-debut

On June 25, 2018, RBW released a debut trailer video for their two new groups ONEUS and ONEWE, their brother group.[2]

On September 17, they released a collaboration single with ONEWE titled "Last Song" following their appearance on the show I Will Debut! on Olleh TV Mobile.

2019: Debut with Light Us, Raise Us, Japanese debut, Fly With Us, and "808"

On January 9, 2019, they made their debut with the first mini album Light Us.

On March 11, RBW announced that Ravn would be going temporarily halting all activities due to health concerns and personal reasons. ONEUS would then be proceeding as a five-member group until Ravn comes back.[3]

On May 29, they came back with their second mini album Raise Us as a six-member group with Ravn back.

On August 7, they made their Japanese debut with the single "Twilight".

On September 15, they announced their US tour titled 2019 ONEUS Tour In USA: Fly With Us.[4] There would be a total of 6 concerts in 6 different cities with the first being New York in November 3 and the last date being November 15 in Los Angeles.[4]

On September 30, they released their third mini album Fly With Us.

On December 18, they released their second Japanese single "808".

2020: "In Its Time", Road to Kingdom, Lived, and "Bbusyeo"

On March 20, 2020 Mnet confirmed the 7 boy groups participating in Road to Kingdom with ONEUS being one of them. The premiere date was then set to be on April 30.[5]

On March 25, they came back with their first single album "In Its Time".

Road to Kingdom then officially began and was aired on April 30 with an online vote beforehand, from March 30 to April 5.[6] During the 90 seconds performances, they danced to "Phantom of ONEUS", which was a remixed version of "Valkyrie" to introduce themself and ranked sixth.[7] During the first round, which was to perform a "king's melody", they had covered "Warrior's Descendant" by H.O.T. and ranked seventh during the first round.[8][9] During the second round, which was to perform your own song, they performed "Lit".[10] They had ranked fourth during the second round, which was determined 30% by the contestants and 70% through votes of an online audience.[11] The next round was a collaborative mission where the groups were randomly chosen to become a pair and prepare a performance together. In the end, PENTAGON was partnered with THE BOYZ and they both agreed to perform "Heroine" by Sunmi where they ranked last out of 3 teams.[12] Overall, it was revealed that their cumulative score was sixth out of 6 teams, meaning they were at risk of eliminations. For the next round, their partners from the previous round had to choose a song for them to cover.[13] The song "Be Mine" by INFINITE was chosen for them. They then ranked sixth, barely escaping the first round of eliminations.[14] For the eighth and final episode, the group performed their new song "Come Back Home". The ultimate winner was decided by a number of things such as the digital score for each new song released by the different groups. Their final rank was fifth out of the six teams remaining.[15]

On August 19, they released their fourth mini album Lived.

On December 1, they released their first digital single "Bbusyeo".

2021: Devil, "No Diggity", Binary Code, ONEUS Theatre, "Black Mirror", Blood Moon, and "Stay"

On January 19, 2021, they released their first studio album Devil.

On March 24, they released their third Japanese single "No Diggity".

On May 11, they released their fifth mini album Binary Code.

On August 5, they released their second digital single "ONEUS Theatre : Shut Up 받고 Crazy Hot!", which is their first release as a part of the project, ONEUS Theatre.

On August 25, they released their fourth Japanese single "Black Mirror".

On September 3, they released their third digital single "ONEUS Theatre : Life is Beautiful", as a part of their second release for ONEUS Theatre.

On November 9, they released their sixth mini album Blood Moon. In the November 17 episode of Show Champion, the group won their first music show win with their song "Luna".[16]

On December 21, they released a collaboration single with ONEWE titled "Stay".

2022: Leedo and Xion's hiatus and 2022 ONEUS Tour "Blood Moon", Trickster

On January 12, 2022, RBW released a statement that members Leedo and Xion will be going on a hiatus and take time off to recover. Leedo will be taking around a week off due to skin inflammation on the sole of his feet. Meanwhile, Xion will be taking around one to two weeks off as he had strained his knee going down the stairs and is currently wearing a knee brace.[17]

On January 13, it was revealed through a video, that the group would be going on their 2022 ONEUS Tour "Blood Moon". The video ended with 14 different cities' names but no specific date.[18] The next day, on January 14, they then revealed that the tickets would go on sale January 15, PST and EST, while it would technically be January 16 in Korea. The first concert will be February 12 in New York while the 14th and final concert will be March 12 in Beverly Hills, California.[19]

On January 20, it was announced from Leedo that he would be rejoining activites and returning from hiatus.[20]

On April 19, a logo motion teaser was posted which revealed that the group will be releasing their seventh mini album Trickster on May 17.[21]

Members

Name Position(s) Years active
Ravn (레이븐) Main Rapper, Sub Vocalist, Producer 2019–present
Seoho (서호) Main Vocalist 2019–present
Leedo (이도) Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Sub Vocalist 2019–present
Keonhee (건희) Main Vocalist 2019–present
Hwanwoong (환웅) Main Dancer, Sub Vocalist, Sub Rapper 2019–present
Xion (시온) Sub Vocalist, Visual, Maknae 2019–present

Discography

Korean

Studio albums

Mini albums

Single albums

Digital singles

Collaborations

Other releases

Japanese

Singles


Concerts

  • Masterpiece (2019)

Concert tours

  • 2019 ONEUS Tour In USA: Fly With Us (2019)
  • 2022 ONEUS Tour "Blood Moon" (2022)

Concert participation

  • Kpop.Flex 2022 (2022) (cancelled)[22]
  • HallyuPopFest London 2022 (2022)

Filmography

Reality shows

  • I Will Debut (Olleh TV Mobile, 2018)
  • Power Up! Beautiful Snack Bar is Open (2018)
  • Road to Kingdom[23] (Mnet, 2020)

Trivia

  • Three official color schemes were revealed to them. Being "Earth" the three official colors of the group (Pantone 7691 C, Pantone 7724 C, and Pantone P 1-1 C), "Moon" being the official color for their fandom (Pantone P 10-1 C), and the third scheme called "White Glittering Space", representing the space where both the group and the fans exist together.[24]
  • They are RBW's first dance boy group.
  • Keonhee, Hwanwoong and Seoho are former participants of Produce 101 Season 2.
  • Seoho and Ravn are former participants of MIXNINE.
  • They debuted on the exact same day as VERIVERY.
  • ONEUS is the brother group of the boy band ONEWE.

Gallery

Main article: ONEUS/Gallery

References

  1. Soompi: ONEUS Unveils Official Fan Club Name
  2. Soompi: Watch: RBW Releases Debut Trailers For 2 New Boy Groups
  3. Soompi: ONEUS’s Ravn To Temporarily Halt Group Promotions Due To Health Issues
  4. 4.0 4.1 Sompi: ONEUS Announces First US Tour “FLY WITH US”
  5. Soompi: Update: Mnet Confirms Lineup of 7 Boy Groups Who Will Compete In “Road To Kingdom” + Premiere Date
  6. Soompi: “Road To Kingdom” To Hold Online Vote Ahead Of Premiere
  7. Soompi: “Road To Kingdom” Has Begun: Check Out The 1st Episode’s Rankings, Rules For Eliminations And Advancing To “Kingdom,” Performances, And More
  8. Soompi: Watch: “Road To Kingdom” Contestants Kick Off 1st Round With Covers Of SHINee, SEVENTEEN, TVXQ, And More
  9. Soompi: Watch: “Road To Kingdom” Continues 1st Round And Announces Rankings + PENTAGON Tearfully Stages Last Performance Before Jinho’s Enlistment
  10. Soompi: Watch: ONF, Golden Child, ONEUS, VERIVERY, TOO, And The Boyz Stage Intense Performances For “Road To Kingdom” 2nd Round
  11. Soompi: Watch: “Road To Kingdom” Announces 1st Elimination, Reveals 2nd Round Rankings, And Begins Collaboration Mission
  12. Soompi: Watch: “Road To Kingdom” Contestants Cover BLACKPINK, GOT7, Sunmi, And More + Winner Of Collaboration Mission Revealed
  13. Soompi: Watch: “Road To Kingdom” Contestants Cover BLACKPINK, GOT7, Sunmi, And More + Winner Of Collaboration Mission Revealed
  14. Soompi: Watch: “Road To Kingdom” Eliminates Another Group Before Finale + Teams Perform Covers Of MONSTA X, MAMAMOO, And VIXX
  15. Soompi: Here’s Who Won “Road To Kingdom” And Is Heading To “Kingdom”
  16. Soompi: Watch: ONEUS Takes Tearful 1st-Ever Win On “Show Champion” With “LUNA”; Performances By DAY6’s Wonpil, Billlie, And More
  17. Soompi: ONEUS’s Leedo And Xion To Take A Break From Activities For Health Reasons
  18. Soompi: Watch: ONEUS Announces 2022 U.S. Tour Of 14 Cities
  19. @official_ONEUS on Twitter (January 14, 2021)
  20. Soompi: ONEUS’s Leedo To Resume Activities After Health-Related Hiatus
  21. @official_ONEUS on Twitter (April 19, 2022)
  22. Soompi: ONEUS Cancels Appearance At Europe’s KPOP.FLEX After Ravn And Keonhee Test Positive For COVID-19
  23. Soompi: Mnet Confirms Lineup of 7 Boy Groups Who Will Compete In Road to Kingdom
  24. Soompi: ONEUS Announces Official Colors

Official links

Korean
Japanese

 

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