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Yuqi (Korean: 우기; Japanese: ウギ) is a Chinese singer under Cube Entertainment. She is a member of the girl group (G)I-DLE.

She made her solo debut with the digital single "A Page" on May 13, 2021.[1]

Career

2018: Debut with (G)I-DLE

On April 8, 2018, Yuqi was revealed as the first member of (G)I-DLE.[2] The group officially debuted on May 2 with their first mini album I Am.

2019: Keep Running

On April 21, 2019, it was announced Yuqi would be joining the main cast of the Chinese variety show Keep Running.[3] On April 23, 2020, Yuqi was confirmed to be returning as a cast member for the show's eighth season.[4]

2020: King of Mask Singer

Yuqi participated in the show King of Mask Singer on November 1. She first sang Lee Hi's "Holo" in a duet with her competitor, and then she sang 2NE1's "Missing You" by herself after she was eliminated, before revealing her identity. The panelists were impressed with both her fluent Korean pronunciation as well as her unique vocal tone.[5]

2021: "A Page", Stage Boom

On May 5, it was announced that Yuqi would offically debut as a soloist with her first solo digital single, "A Page", on May 13.[6]

She's participating in the Chinese survival show Stage Boom, which started airing on iQIYI on August 6. Ten female singers compete in order to get a chance to stay on the show and perform again, with the show containing a total of 33 performances. Yuqi expressed that she's often seen as an entertainer, so the show is an occasion to showcase her vocal talents, especially in her home country where she might be less known than overseas.[7][8]

Discography

Digital singles

Producing and writing credits

Artist Song Album Type
2020
(G)I-DLE "I'm The Trend" "I'm The Trend" Writing
Composing
"Dumdi Dumdi (Chinese Ver.)" "Dumdi Dumdi" Writing
2021
(G)I-DLE "Lost" I Burn Writing
Composing
"Hwaa (Chinese Ver.)" "Hwaa" Writing
Yuqi "Giant" "A Page" Writing
Composing

Filmography

Reality shows

  • Stage Boom (iQIYI, 2021–present)

Variety shows

  • Keep Running (Zhejiang Television, 2019–present)
  • Law of the Jungle (SBS, 2019)
  • Learn Way (1theK, 2020–2021)

Trivia

  • Yuqi is an only child.[9]
  • She speaks Chinese, Korean and English.[10]
  • She attended Beijing 101 Middle School.[11]
  • Growing up, she practiced the Chinese folk dance daizu.[10]
  • She became interested in K-pop in middle school.[10]
  • Yuqi and Minnie are big Super Junior fans.[12]
  • Yuqi auditioned for Cube Entertainment by singing CLC's "High Heels" and G.E.M's "Bubble".
  • In the group, she is in charge of aegyo.[10]
  • She admires Victoria.[11]
  • She was nominated for "The 100 Most Beautiful Faces of 2020".[14]
    • In the end she placed 98th.[15]

Gallery

Main article: Yuqi/Gallery

References

Official links

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