The Boyz (Korean: 더보이즈; formerly known as Cre.kerz) is a South Korean boy group formed by Cre.ker Entertainment. The group currently
The Boyz (Korean: 더보이즈; formerly known as Cre.kerz) is a South Korean boy group formed by Cre.ker Entertainment. The group currently consists of 11 members: Sangyeon, Jacob, Younghoon, Hyunjae, Juyeon, Kevin, New, Q, Ju Haknyeon, Sunwoo and Eric.
The group debuted on December 6, 2017.
Originally a 12-piece group, former member Hwall officially left the group in October 2019 due to health reasons.
In 2016 and early 2017, various members appeared in different artists' music videos, as cameos or lead roles. Kevin was first introduced to the public as a contestant on Kpop Star 6, where he was eliminated early in the competition. Following this, he had the chance to release an OST for the drama Saimdang, Light's Diary in April 2017. Sunwoo became a contestant on High School Rapper in January 2017, where he was also eliminated early in the competition. In March 2017, Ju Haknyeon participated in Produce 101 and reached 19th place during the final episode.
On July 4, the group was first announced as Cre.kerz, through the agency's social medias. On July 18, their official name was revealed. From August 23 to October 11, their first reality show Flower Snack aired, resulting in the release of the song "I'm Your Boy". They held their first fanmeeting "Heart to Heart" for 1,000 fans on October 28.
On December 6, The Boyz officially debuted with the release of their first extended play The First and its lead single "Boy". From February 12 to March 15, their second reality show The 100 aired on V Live. As the result of this show, they held an online mini-concert on March 23. Sangyeon had his first fixed cast appearance on the show We are the One that aired from February 26 until its cancellation on March 26. The Boyz were invited to perform at the 12th Asian Film Awards on March 17 in Macau, their first overseas performance.
The group released their second extended play The Start and its lead single "Giddy Up" on April 3, 2018. Due to health problems, Hwall couldn't promote with the group and subsequently had to halt all activities for three months.
The twelve members, with Hwall back from his hiatus, released a special digital single titled "Keeper" on July 12, 2018.
On July 24, they won their first "Rookie Award" during the Korea Brand Awards.
The group appeared on the reality show Happy Arrived At Our House that aimed to raise awareness of the problem of abandoned street dogs in Korea. They temporarily took care of two puppies until they were found a home.
On August 30, the group won another "Rookie Award" at the Soribada Best K-Music Awards. On September 5, they made their first comeback in 5 months with the single The Sphere and the song "Right Here".
On September 28, Q was announced as the last dancer to join the Main Dancers of Hallyu, along with other main dancers from boy groups including MONSTA X's Shownu, GOT7's Yugyeom, Seventeen's Hoshi, NCT's Taeyong and NU'EST W's JR.
The group released their third extended play The Only and its lead single "No Air" on November 29, 2018.
On December 1, the group won another "Best New Male Artist Award" at the 2018 Melon Music Awards.
The group released their second single album Bloom Bloom and its lead single "Bloom Bloom" on April 29.
On May 7, The Boyz received their first-ever music show win on SBS MTV's The Show.
The group released their fourth extended play Dreamlike and its lead single "D.D.D" on August 19.
On October 23, Hwall officially left the group due to health issues and pursued acting career afterwards.
On November 6, The Boyz officially debuted in Japan with the release of their first Japanese extended play Tattoo and its lead single "Tattoo".
On December 6, the group released a special digital single titled "White (화이트)" to commemorate their second anniversary. Between December 11 and 20, the group toured in Berlin, Paris, London, and Amsterdam as part of their European tour titled Dreamlike.
On February 10, the group released their first studio album Reveal and its lead single "Reveal".
On March 20, it was announced that the group will join Mnet's reality television competition Road to Kingdom. On June 12, they released their new song "Checkmate" for the show's finale. The group eventually finished in first place, winning the show and securing a spot in upcoming Mnet program Kingdom.
On September 21, the group released their fifth extended play Chase and its lead single "The Stealer". During promotions, The Boyz received four music show wins: once on MBC's Show Champion, twice on Mnet's M Countdown and once on SBS MTV's The Show.
On December 7, the group released a special digital single titled "Christmassy!", to commemorate their third anniversary.
The group released their first Japanese studio album Breaking Dawn with lead single ''Breaking Dawn'' on March 17
Birth Name: Lee Sang Yeon
Position: Leader, Main Vocalist
Birthday: November 4, 1996
English Name: Jacob Bae
Korean Name: Bae Joon Young
Position: Lead Vocalist
Birthday: May 30, 1997
Birth Name: Kim Young Hoon
Position: Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: August 8, 1997
Birth Name: Lee Jae Hyun
Position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Visual
Birthday: September 13, 1997
Birth Name: Lee Ju Yeon
Position: Main Dancer, Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: January 15, 1998
English Name: Kevin Moon
Korean Name: Moon Hyung Seo
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: February 23, 1998
Birth Name: Choi Chan Hee
Position: Main Vocalist
Birthday: April 26, 1998
Birth Name: Ji Chang Min
Position: Main Dancer, Vocalist
Birthday: November 5, 1998
Korean Name: Ju Hak Nyeon
Chinese Name: Zhou He Nian
Position: Lead Dancer, Vocalist, Rapper
Birthday: March 9, 1999
Birth Name: Kim Sun Woo
Position: Main Rapper, Lead Dancer, Vocalist
Birthday: April 12, 2000
Korean Name: Son Young Jae
English Name: Eric Son
Position: Lead Dancer, Lead Rapper, Vocalist, Maknae
Birthday: December 22, 2000
6 December, 2017 | Mini Album
Title Song: Boy
Tracks: Intro – Boy – Walkin’ In Time – Got it – I’m Your Boy – Boy (Inst.)
3 April, 2018 | Mini Album
Title Song: Giddy Up
Tracks: The Start – Giddy Up – Text Me Back – Just U – Back 2 U – Get It
12 July, 2018 | Special Single
September 12, 2018 | Single Album
Title Song: Right Here
Tracks: Right Here – L.O.U. – Keeper
November 29, 2018 | Mini Album
Title Song: No Air
Tracks: Breath to Breath – No Air – Lucid Dream - 36.5° (Melting Heart) – 4EVER
April 29, 2019 | Mini Album
Title Song: Bloom Bloom
Tracks: Bloom Bloom – Butterfly – Clover
August 19, 2019 | Mini Album
Title Song: D.D.D.
Tracks: Water – D.D.D. – Complete Me – Summer Time – Going High – Daydream
November 6, 2019 | Japanese Mini Album
Title Song: Tattoo
Tracks: Black All Black – Tattoo – Espionage – Stupid Sorry – Bye Bye Bye – Brigher
December 6, 2019 | Special Single
February 10, 2020 | Full Album
Title Song: Reveal
Tracks: Ego – Reveal – Shake You Down – Scar – Salty – Break Your Rules – Wings – Goodbye – Spring Snow
Road to Kingdom Singles
May 22 – June 12, 2020 | Special Singles
September 21, 2020 | Mini Album
Title Song: The Stealer
Tracks: Shine Shine – The Stealer – Insanity – Whisplash – Make or Break – Checkmate (Stage Ver.)
December 7, 2020 | Special Single
Run On OST
January 6, 2021 | Drama OST (Hyunjae, New, Sunwoo)
March 17, 2021 | Japanese Full Album
Title Song: Breaking Dawn
Tracks: PRISM – EINSTEIN – Breaking Dawn – FLAG – Penalty – Kiss Me If You Can – HUSH – Closer
|Seoul Music Awards||Best performance||2021|
|APAN Music Awards||Top 10 (Bonsang)||2021|
|Golden Disc Awards||Next Generation||2021|
|The Fact Music Awards||Global Hottest||2020|
|Melon Music Awards||1theK Original Contents||2020|
|Asia Artist Awards||Best Choice||2020|
|Japan Golden Disc Award||Best 3 New Artist (Asia)||2020|
|The Fact Music Award||Year Dance Performer||2020|
|Soribada Best K-Music Awards||New K-Wave Performance||2020|
|MTV Video Music Awards Japan||Rising Star||2019|
|The Fact Music Awards||Next Leader||2019|
|Korea Culture and Ent. Awards||K-pop Singer||2019|
|Melon Music Awards||Best New Male Artist||2018|
|Asia Artist Awards||Male Rookie of the Year||2018|
|Korea Popular Music Awards||Rookie of the Year||2018|
|Soribada Best K-Music Awards||New Hallyu Rookie||2018|
|V Live Awards||Global Rookie Top 5||2018|
|Korea Brand Awards||Male Rookie Idol of the Year||2018|
VI. Reality and Variety Show Content
Flower Snack - predebut reality show series, showing the members running a snack bar business.
The 100 - members get 100 hours to prepare for a showcase
Come on! The Boyz: Challenge Fairy
Come on! The Boyz: Sumer RPG
Come on! The Boyz: School
Come on! The Boyz: In New York
The Play - is also a very fun series of videos, with the members playing random games
DOLympiad - Idol test Olympics