SF9: The Rise of a K-Pop Sensation – Debut, Awards, Members, and More!


On October 5, 2016, SF9 officially debuted after the announcement made on September 25, 2016, by FNC Entertainment. Their first EP was titled “Burning Sensation,” and their debut song was “Roar.” The second EP they released was titled “Breaking Sensation.” The first song from this second album was “Easy Love,” released on April 18, 2017. On October 12, 2012, the band reissued their EP “Knights of the Sun.” Within just 4 months, SF9 made a comeback with the title track “O Sole Mio.” Their most recent song at that time was “MAMMA MIA,” which served as the title track of their fourth EP.

Let’s Take a Look at the Awards Earned by Boy Band SF9

The boy band SF9, much like TOO, emerged and received several awards. They were honored with the Rookie of the Year award and nominations at the Gaon Chart Music Awards. The Mnet Asian Music Awards also recognized them in 2016 through nominations. In 2017, the Seoul Music Awards bestowed upon them numerous awards, including the New Artist Award, Popularity Award, Bonsang Award, and Hallyu Special Award. In 2018, they received awards alongside nominations, including the Bonsang Award, Hallyu Special Award, and Popularity Award. Notably, SF9 achieved the winning categories of Best Rookie Award and Rookie of the Year in 2017, illustrating their growing popularity.

Height and Physical Appearance of SF9 Members

The members of this boy band possess physical appearances that many people dream of. Beyond their striking looks, their heights are also quite remarkable, a significant aspect for K-Pop idols. The average height of the members is around 182 cm. The tallest member is Rawoon, standing at 192 cm, while the shortest is Chani, reaching 172 cm. These heights have garnered attention and sparked numerous positive comments from netizens.

Boy Band Sensational Feeling 9 under FNC Entertainment

SF9 Boy Band Sensational Feeling 9 under FNC Entertainment

This boy band, Sensational Feeling 9, originated from a dance group. Remarkably, they are the first boy band to emerge from a dance group. Their MINI album “Feeling Sensation” was released on October 25, 2016. The album includes various genres like dance pop, hip-hop, and R&B, featuring hits such as “Enough,” “Now or Never,” “MAMAMIA,” “O Sole Mio,” and “RPM.”

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SF9 Members

The boy band consists of 9 members, including:

1. Inseong (Kim In Seong / James Kim): Born on July 12, 1993, in Seoul, with a height of 184 cm and a weight of 70 kg. Inseong is proficient in English and attended Kyung Hee University.

2. Youngbin (Kim Young Bin): Born on November 23, 1993. He stands at 178 cm and weighs 67 kg. Youngbin enjoys reading, writing letters, and learning Mandarin. He has a fondness for spicy food.

3. Jaeyoon (Lee Jae Yoon): Born on August 9, 1994, in Busan, South Korea. He is 183 cm tall and weighs 65 kg. Jaeyoon’s hobbies include exercise, movie-watching, and piano playing.

4. Dawon (Lee Sang Hyuk): Born on July 24, 1995, in Ilsan, South Korea. Standing at 179 cm and weighing about 65 kg. Dawon fulfilled his dream of becoming a singer and even lived in Spain for four years.

5. Zuho (Baek Ju Ho): Born on July 4, 1996, with a height of 184 cm. Zuho trained for 6 years before becoming the first member of the band, SF9.

6. Rowoon (Kim Seok Woo): The tallest member at 190 cm. Rowoon was born with the real name Kim Seok Woo. He has an interest in cooking and fashion.

7. Taeyang (Yoo Tae Yang): A calm and thoughtful member, born on an undisclosed date. Taeyang joined the boy band as the third trainee.

8. Hwi Young (Kim Young Kyun): Born on May 11, 1999. Hwi Young possesses a strong fighting spirit and is among the youngest members.

9. Chani: The shortest member at 172 cm. Chani, whose real name is Kang Chan-hee, is the youthful and energetic maknae (youngest member) of SF9. Born on January 17, 2000, in South Korea, he is not only a talented main dancer in the group but also contributes as a sub-vocalist and rapper. Chani’s talents extend beyond music, as he has gained recognition as an actor in various television dramas, including “Signal” and “Sky Castle.” Known for his warm and friendly personality, he has captured the hearts of fans with his charm and charisma, making him a beloved member of SF9.

Cha Ni has a background in performing arts, with roles in dramas like “Can You Hear My Heart,” “Three Brothers,” “Innocent Man,” and “Signal.” Impressively, Cha Ni is also skilled in playing the violin and piano. 

In the dynamic world of K-Pop music, SF9 has carved their name with impressive achievements since their debut in 2016. They have not only garnered numerous awards but have also captured fans’ attention with their striking physical appearances and outstanding talents in the entertainment industry.

As one of the most beloved Korean boy bands, SF9 continues to inspire many, including in Indonesia, where K-Pop culture has enthralled the hearts of numerous fans. We hope that their achievements will continue to shine in the future, and may fans worldwide continue to support their journey.

With each member’s unique qualities and their dedication to their art, SF9 stands as an inspiring example that dreams can come true. We wish the best for the future of this boy band and all their devoted fans.

Thank you for following this explanation about SF9. We hope this article has provided useful and entertaining information for those following the world of K-Pop music.

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