SEOUL, Oct 14 — After six years of struggling in the uber-competitive K-pop scene, Nu’est resurfaces with a new album ‘W, Here’.
The five-man group is now performing as a quarter, waiting for the return of its fifth member Hwang Minhyun. — YouTube screencapThe five-man group is temporarily promoting as a quartet, Nu’est W, as member Hwang Minhyun is on contract with temporary project group Wanna One.
So it leaves the remaining members Aron, Ren, Baekho and JR to keep the band alive during his absence and with the success of their first release as a unit, it won’t be a problem.
The six-track EP has already sold more than 170,000 units in South Korea and entering the iTunes charts in various countries, including Malaysia and Singapore where it entered the charts at number two as well as the top 50 in the UK.
Its lead single, the midtempo EDM Where You At topped charts in South Korea, with its YouTube video hitting a million views in less than 24 hours.