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BtoB is an acronym for Born to Beat, a South Korean boy band formed by Cube Entertainment since 2012. The group has seven members including Eunkwang, Minhyuk, Hyunsik, Changsub, Peniel, Ilhoon and Sungjae.
They join the genres Kpop, Dance Pop, R&B and Ballad genres. BtoB debuted on March 21, 2012 in South Korea. Then in 2014 they debuted in Japan with kiss entertainment agency.
BtoB Member Profile
The seven members of the band have their respective profiles and brief backgrounds as follows.
Eunkwang was born on November 22, 1990 in Seoul, South Korea under the real name Seo Eunkwang. He is a singer, entertainer and serves as the lead vocalist in this idol group. He also briefly hosted as an MC for variety shows.
In the entertainment industry he often appears and this is noted in his filmography profile. Among them filled the variety show titled I Live in Cheongdamdong in 2012 before debuting with Born to Beat. Then follow the Let’s Go! Dream Team Season 2 in several episodes and more.
Minhyuk has the full name Lee Min-hyuk. He was born on November 29, 1990 in South Korea. Minhyuk also has another nickname, Heota, which plays a visual role in the boy band. Prior to debuting with idol group mates, she had a career as a member of Invincible Chungdamdong as well as a new MC for SBS MTV’s The Show 2. After joining BtoB’s debut he also contributed to lyric writing. Later he also starred in a film as the lead actor.
Changsub has the real name Lee Changsub and was born on February 26, 1991 in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. He is one of the lead vocalists in the group and has participated in several shows and filmography programs both pre-debut and during his debut with the team.
Hyunsik is a nickname for Im Hyunsik who was born on March 7, 1992 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a south Korean folk singer and songwriter. The man also has an educational biography at Howon University’s Practical Music and debuted with the group on March 22, 2012 as lead vocalist. He also participated in the creation of several BtoB songs including Star, Killing Me and I’ll Be Your Man (Pray).
Peniel was born in Chicago United States on March 10, 1993. Later he settled in South Korea and made his debut as a member of the boy idol group. He was born Peniel Shin and is currently a well-known singer and rapper. In addition, he also had a career as an MC and was active in television programs.
Ilhoon or Jung Ilhoon was born on October 4, 1994 in Seoul, South Korea. He is a singer, songwriter, composer, dancer, rapper and actor. With diverse skills he was also able to become one of born to beat vocal groups that debuted in 2012.
Sungjae has the full name Yook Sungjae and was born on May 2, 1995 in Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. She has a career as a singer, dancer and film actor. The man first made his acting debut in 2014 in tvN drama Plus Nine Boys. He also had a solo activity as a host on the program A Song For You. Sungjae also participated in various variety shows including Real Man, Hitmaker Season 1, Hitmaker Season 2 and others.
Born to Beat has released numerous albums and managed to gain a lot of public attention and interest. Among his studio albums are Born to Beat (2012), Press Play (2012), Thriller (2013), Beep Beep (2014), Move (2014), The Winter’s Tale (2014), Complete (2 I Mean (2015), Remember That (2016), New Men (2016), Feel’eM (2017), Brother Act (2017), This Is Us (2017) and JPN albums.
Not only a myriad of albums, but the idol group has also released many successful singles stealing the attention of music lovers. Among his singles are Insane (2012), Irresistible Lips (2012), Wow (2012), 2nd Confession (2012), When I Was Your Man (2013), Thriller (2013) and Beep Beep (2014). In addition, there are more JPN singles such as Wow, Dear Bride, L.U.V and others.
During his debut in the entertainment industry Born ti Beat achieved success in various awards. Among the awards are the Seoul Music Award For Bonsang Cup in 2018, golden disk award for next generation star award in 2013, Golden Disk Award for Best Group Performance in 2018, Golden Disk Award for Best Vocal Group in 2016 and Seoul Music Awards Ballad Award in 2016.
The myriad awards show that this idol group has outstanding performance quality and achievement. Born to Beat also has many contributions in the entertainment industry both within South Korea and abroad, even appearing on well-known websites that fans are looking for.