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Victon
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Victon in September 2018
Background information
OriginSeoul, South Korea
Genres
2016 (2016)-present
LabelsPlay M Entertainment
Websitewww.planaent.co.kr/victon
Members
  • Han Seung-woo
  • Kang Seung-sik
  • Heo Chan
  • Lim Se-jun
  • Do Han-se
  • Choi Byung-chan
  • Jung Su-bin

Victon (Korean: ; stylized as VICTON, an acronym for Voice to New World) is a South Korean boy group formed in 2016. The group is composed of seven members: Han Seung-woo, Kang Seung-sik, Heo Chan, Lim Se-jun, Do Han-se, Choi Byung-chan and Jung Su-bin. The group debuted on November 9, 2016, with their extended play Voice to New World. On February 16, 2017, Victon announced Alice as their official fandom name.

History

2016: Me & 7 Men and debut with Voice to New World

On August 17, 2016, Plan A Entertainment released details regarding the group (then known as Plan A Boys) and their upcoming reality show Me & 7 Men, which would chronicle the group's preparation for debut.[1] On August 30, 2016, Me & 7 Men aired its first episode on Mnet.[2]

On September 1, 2016, Seung-sik, Se-jun and Han-se released a digital single as Plan A Boys in collaboration with label-mate Huh Gak entitled "#Begin Again," accompanied by a music video starring Huh Gak and all seven members of the group.[3]

On November 1, 2016, a teaser was aired after the finale of Me & 7 Men revealing the group's official debut date as November 9. The following day, Plan A Entertainment released individual video and photo teasers for Se-jun and Byung-chan, with Su-bin and Han-se's teasers being released the next day. On November 4, teasers for Seung-woo, Chan, and Seung-sik were released along with a performance trailer for "What Time Is It Now?", a track from their first EP.[4][5]

On November 9, 2016, Victon made their official debut with the release of their first EP Voice to New World along with the title track "I'm Fine."[6] The group performed both "I'm Fine" and "What Time Is It Now?" on music shows for their promotions.

2017: Ready, Identity and From.VICTON

On March 2, 2017, Victon released their second mini album, Ready, with the lead single titled "Eyez Eyez".[7][8] In the same day, Victon announces their official colors which are Blue Atoll and Blazing Yellow alongside with the fan club name which is ALICE, stands for Always we Love the voICE.[9]

Victon's third mini album, Identity, was released on August 23, with a total of five tracks including the lead single "Unbelievable". They also held comeback showcase at the Samsung Hall, Ewha Womans University on the same day as the album's release.[10][11]

Their fourth mini album, From.VICTON, was released on November 9. The EP contains six tracks including the title track "Remember Me".[12][13][14]

2018: Busking project, Time of Sorrow

On February 18, Plan A Entertainment announced that Victon is having a 4-day Busking Project on these dates: February 25, March 4,10 & 11. They performed different songs from their previous albums. Some of the songs that they performed as well are 'Shadow' by Highlight (BEAST), 'Lonely' 2NE1, '? GO' by BTS. They also made a remix of Bad Boy by Red Velvet. The sites where they did the project were at Sinchon (Day 1), Starfield (Day 2), Gangnam (Day 3) and Dongdaemun (Day 4).[15]

On May 23, Victon released their first single album "Time of Sorrow".[16][17]

2019: Produce X 101 Participation

Seung-woo and Byung-chan have participated as the contestants in Produce X 101. On March 15, they were revealed as the candidates for the center of Produce X 101's title song "X1-MA".

On July 11, it was announced by Play M Entertainment that Byung-chan would be leaving the show permanently to recover from the increasing pain of his chronic Achilles tendinitis. [18]

On the finale episode on July 19, Seung-woo became a member of the new boy group, X1. He received 1,079,200 votes, which put him at a final ranking of 3rd. The contract of this group will last for 5 years. For the first 2.5 years, he will be promoting exclusively with X1, but for the remaining 2.5 years, he will be free to promote with Victon again. [19]

Members

  • Han Seung-woo (Korean: )
  • Kang Seung-sik (Korean: )
  • Heo Chan (Korean: )
  • Lim Se-jun (Korean: )
  • Do Han-se (Korean: )
  • Choi Byung-chan (Korean: )
  • Jung Su-bin (Korean: )

Discography

Extended plays

List of extended plays, with selected chart positions and sales
Title Album details Peak chart
positions
Sales
KOR
[20]
JPN
[21]
Voice to New World 11 --
Ready
  • Released: March 2, 2017
  • Label: Plan A Entertainment
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Track listing
  1. Eyez Eyez
  2. In the Air
  3. Blank ()
  4. This Is Bad.. (? ..)
  5. Sunrise
6 --
Identity
  • Released: August 23, 2017
  • Label: Plan A Entertainment
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Track listing
  1. Unbelievable ( )
  2. Stay with Me (?)
  3. Slow Goodbye ( )
  4. Flower
  5. Light
6 50
From. VICTON
  • Released: November 9, 2017
  • Label: Plan A Entertainment
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Track listing
  1. Remember Me ( )
  2. Because of You (? )
  3. Have a Good Night (Stage version)
  4. Stay with Me (?)
  5. Timeline
  6. Remember Me (Acoustic version)
14 --
"--" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Singles

List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released and album name
Title Year Peak chart
positions
Sales[a] Album
KOR
[28]
KOR
Album

[29]
"#Begin Again" (#)
(with Huh Gak)
2016 -- -- Plan A Second Episode
"I'm Fine" (? ?) -- -- Voice to New World
"Eyez Eyez" 2017 -- -- Ready
"Oasis"
(with Huh Gak & Apink)
100 -- Plan A Third Episode
"Unbelievable" ( ) -- -- Identity
"Remember Me" ( ) -- -- From. VICTON
"Time of Sorrow" ( / ) 2018 -- 2
  • KOR: 18,015 (Phy.)[32]
Time of Sorrow
"--" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Music videos (Korean)

Year Music video Director
2016 "#Begin Again" (#) (with Huh Gak) MJJ Progress
"I'm Fine" (? ?) Tiger Cave
"What time is it now?" (Performance Trailer)
"Eyez Eyez"
2017 "Oasis"
"Unbelievable" ( )
"Remember Me" ( )
2018 "Time of Sorrow" ( / ) -

Filmography

Reality shows

  • Me & 7 Men (Mnet, 2016)
  • VICTON's Born Identity (1theK, 2017)
  • VICTON's Prelude to the War (1theK, 2018)

Awards and nominations

MAXIM K-Model Awards

Year Nominee / work Award Result
2017 Victon[33] Model-tainer Awards Won

Notes

  1. ^ Sales figures for tracks are based on digital downloads, except noted.

References

  1. ^ kpopmap,kpop-map (2016-08-31). "Plan A Boys Profile: APink's Younger Brothers Make Debut o Kpopmap - Global Hallyu Online Media". Kpopmap - Global Hallyu Online Media. Retrieved .
  2. ^ kpopmap,kpop-map (2016-09-01). "Plan A Boys Prepare for Debut Through Reality Show "MiChilNam" o Kpopmap - Global Hallyu Online Media". Kpopmap - Global Hallyu Online Media. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "Huh Gak and Plan A Boys drop MV teaser for their collaboration track 'Begin Again' | allkpop.com". allkpop. Retrieved 2016.
  4. ^ "A Pink's younger brother group VICTON drops video teasers for debut!". Allkpop. November 1, 2016. Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ "Upcoming Boy group VICTON say 'I'm fine' in new MV teaser". Allkpop. November 8, 2016. Retrieved 2017.
  6. ^ "VICTON say 'I'm Fine' in debut MV!". Allkpop. November 8, 2016. Retrieved 2017.
  7. ^ ", ?...(2?) 'READY' ". entertain.naver.com.
  8. ^ "'READY' , ". entertain.naver.com.
  9. ^ "VICTON announce their official colors!". Allkpop. March 4, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  10. ^ " - [HD] (VICTON), ? ' ' ". . 23 August 2017.
  11. ^ "Victon Day". stardailynews.co.kr.
  12. ^ "' 1' , (9?) 4? ? 'From. VICTON' ". ?. 9 November 2017.
  13. ^ " 1 , ' '()". entertain.naver.com.
  14. ^ " , '. '()". entertain.naver.com.
  15. ^ "VICTON to go busking to meet their fans". allkpop.
  16. ^ ", (23?) ? '' .."? ?"". entertain.naver.com.
  17. ^ "[?'s]"? ? ".., + ''". entertain.naver.com.
  18. ^ https://www.soompi.com/article/1337948wpp/choi-byung-chan-leaves-produce-x-101-due-to-health-reasons
  19. ^ https://www.soompi.com/article/1339811wpp/announcing-the-top-11-of-produce-x-101-x1
  20. ^ "gaonchart".
  21. ^ "Billboard Japanese Chart".
  22. ^ Sales references for Voice to New World:
  23. ^ Sales references for Ready:
  24. ^ Sales references for IDENTITY:
  25. ^ CD 2017?10?02?~2017?10?08? [CD album weekly ranking from October 2, 2017 to October 8, 2017] (in Japanese). Oricon. Archived from the original on October 11, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  26. ^ "Album Chart - November 2017" (in Korean). Gaon Music Chart. Retrieved 2017.
  27. ^ "Album Chart - December 2017" (in Korean). Gaon Music Chart. Retrieved 2017.
  28. ^ Gaon Weekly Digital Chart
    • "Oasis". July 30 - August 5, 2017.CS1 maint: Date format (link)
  29. ^ Gaon Weekly Album Chart
  30. ^ Digital sales for #Begin Again:
  31. ^ Digital sales for Oasis:
    • "2017? 31 Download Chart". Gaon Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Industry Association. August 10, 2017. Retrieved 2017.
  32. ^ Album sales for Time of Sorrow:
  33. ^ noir1979 (June 23, 2017). "[HD] ' ?'". Newsen (in Korean). Retrieved 2017.

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