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Tentastic! Hello, we are PENTAGON!

—PENTAGON

PENTAGON (펜타곤) is a nine-member boy group under Cube Entertainment. They were formed through the competition reality show Pentagon Maker and officially debuted on October 10, 2016 with their self-titled mini album.

History

Pre-debut

In December 2015, it was reported Cube will debut a new boy group within the first half of 2016. On April 26, 2016, Cube released a teaser video for the group. Prior to their debut, the final lineup would be determined through Mnet's reality survival show Pentagon Maker. At the end of the show, E'Dawn, Shinwon, and Yan An were eliminated with the remaining members to debut.

PENTAGON was expected to hold their debut concert on July 16 but was delayed to the 23rd before it was cancelled for unknown reasons.

2016: Debut with Pentagon and Five Senses

Cube announced on September 30 that PENTAGON will officially debut on October 10 with their first self-titled mini album. It was also revealed the group will be debuting with 10 members including the eliminated members.

The group released their second mini album Five Senses on December 7 with "Can You Feel It" as the title track.

2017: Japanese debut, Ceremony, Demo_01, and Demo_02

On March 7, the group announced the fanclub name as "Universe". The group then released their debut Japanese mini album Gorilla on March 29. The album consists Japanese versions of songs from their first two mini albums as well as two original tracks.

PENTAGON released their third mini album Ceremony on June 12 with "Critical Beauty" as the title track. The album also includes their pre-release single "Beautiful" which was produced by Jung Il Hoon of BTOB. They then followed up with their fourth and fifth mini albums Demo_01 and Demo_02, which were released on September 6 and November 22, respectively.

2018: Violet, Positive, Shine, E'Dawn's departure and Thumbs Up!

On January 17, the group released their third Japanese single Violet.

On April 2, they made a comeback with their sixth mini album Positive with Shine as the title track.

PENTAGON released their seventh mini album Thumbs Up! on September 10.

It was announced on November 14 that E'Dawn's exclusive contract from Cube has been terminated and that he has left the group.

2019: "Cosmo", Genie:us, Sum(me:r), and "Happiness / Sha La La"

The group returned in Japan on February 13 with their first Japanese single "Cosmo".

They made returned with their eighth mini album Genie:us on March 27 with "Sha La La" serving as the title track. Their ninth mini album, Sum(me:r), was released on July 17.

They then released second Japanese single, "Happiness / Sha La La", on August 21.

2020: Universe : The Black Hall, We:th and "Eternal Flame"

On January 22, Cube Entertainment confirmed PENTAGON would be making a comeback with their first full-length album in February.[1] At midnight KST on January 28, they released a spoiler video on their official SNS. This was followed by a trailer on the 29th, revealing the release date to be on February 12. On the 30th, the album's name was revealed to be Universe : The Black Hall.

On September 17, PENTAGON confirmed that they are planning for a comeback.[2] On September 24, Cube Entertainement uploaded a video trailer for the group's upcoming release.[3] It also marks Yan An's comeback to the group.[4] On September 28, it was confirmed that PENTAGON will release their tenth mini album We:th, on October 12.[3]

On December 15, Cube Entertainment announced the release of the digital single "Eternal Flame" on December 18.[5]

2021: Love or Take

On February 10, 2021, Cube Entertainment confirmed that PENTAGON will make a comeback in mid-March.[6] They released their 11th mini album Love or Take on March 15.

Members

Name Position(s) Year(s) active
Hongseok (홍석) Lead Vocalist 2016–present
Shinwon (신원) Vocalist, Rapper, Visual 2016–present
Yeo One (여원) Lead Vocalist, Visual 2016–present
Yan An (옌안) Vocalist, Visual 2016–present
Yuto (유토) Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer 2016–present
Kino (키노) Leader, Main Dancer, Vocalist, Rapper, Face of the Group, Center, Composer 2016–present
Wooseok (우석) Main Rapper, Maknae 2016–present
Inactive
Jinho (진호)[7] Main Vocalist 2016–present
Hui (후이)[8] Leader, Main Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Composer 2016-present
Former
E'Dawn (이던) Main Rapper, Lead Dancer 2016–2018

Discography

Korean

Studio albums

Mini albums

Digital singles

Collaborations

OSTs

Other releases

Japanese

Studio albums

Mini albums

Singles

Digital singles

Chinese

Digital singles

English

Digital singles


Concerts

Solo concerts

  • Tentastic Vol.1 ~Love~ (2016)
  • Tentastic Vol.2 ~Trust~ (2017)
  • PENTAGON 2017 Tentastic Live Concert in Japan (2017)
  • Tentastic Vol.3 ~Promise~ (2017)
  • Tentastic Vol.4 ~Dream~ (2017)
  • PENTAGON! Great Live Concert in Japan 2018 "Your Whiteday" (2018)
  • Tentastic Vol.5 ~Miracle~ (2018)

Online concerts

  • We L:ve (2020)

World tours

  • 2019 PENTAGON World Tour 'Prism' (2020)

Filmography

Reality shows

  • Pentagon Maker (Mnet, 2016)

Gallery

Main article: PENTAGON/Gallery

Notes

  1. Sung by Yuto, Kino, & Wooseok

References

Official links

Korean
Japanese
Chinese
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