SEVENTEEN’s profile as a famous South Korean idol group is indeed extraordinary. They just released an album called Face the Sun which was released on May 27, 2022. Reportedly, their album has been ordered as many as 2 million copies before its release. In addition, the group made by Pledis Entertainment has just celebrated their seventh debut anniversary.
Carat, the name of the fans for this group, immediately congratulated them. As a result, SEVENTEEN immediately perched on the top trending topics for some time.
The hashtags #7GoingOn70WithSVT, Seventeen’s 7TH Anniversary, and a number of other hashtags referring to the group are scattered on Twitter.
Last but not least, to celebrate their debut date, this boy band made a donation to UNESCO to help educate underprivileged children.
Lots of interesting facts about them. Curious about anything? Check out the following SEVENTEEN profile reviews and interesting facts!
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SEVENTEEN Facts and Profile
1. Seventeen’s Profile
SEVENTEEN is an idol group consisting of 13 handsome men. They are S.Coups, Wonwoo, Mingyu, Vernon, Woozi, Jeonghan, Joshua, DK, Seungkwan, Hoshi, Jun, The8, and Dino.
The group debuted on May 26, 2015, under Pledis Entertainment with release album Love & Letter. Here’s a brief profile!
- Seventeen’s Fandom Name: Carat
- Official Seventeen Fan Colors: Rose Quartz and Serenity
- Instagram: @saythename_17
- Twitter: @pledis_17
- Facebook: seventeennews
- vLive: Seventeen channel
- Official Website: seventeen-17.com
- Fan Cafe: Pledis-17
- Youtube: Seventeen
2. There is a meaning behind SEVENTEEN’s profile name
This boy group consists of 13 people but they use the name Seventeen which means seventeen. Actually, there is a meaning behind it.
The number 17 not only represents the number of group members but also the elements in it. Seventeen consists of 13 members, 3 units (vocals, hip-hop, performance) and 1 group. When these elements are added together, it becomes 17.
3. Divided into 3 Main Units
Although there are many members, in general SEVENTEEN divides its members into three units, namely vocals, hip-hop, and performance. The vocal unit consists of Woozi, Jeonghan, Joshua, DK, Seungkwan.
The hip-hop unit consists of S.coups, Wonwoo, Mingyu, and Vernon into a hip-hop unit. While Hoshi, Jun, The8, and Dino filled the performance unit.
The vocal unit is led by Woozi who plays the role of lead vocalist in Seventeen. His musical ability is no longer in doubt. Then, the head of the hip-hop unit was S. Coups. He also acts as leader, the main rapper and vocalist in Seventeen. Then for the performance unit entrusted to Hoshi.
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4. Have Many Sub-Units
Besides being divided into three main units, the group SEVENTEEN also has many subunits. This boy group often divides its members into several sub-units with their respective music projects.
For example, a subunit called SEVENTEEN BooSeokSoon (BSS) with members Seungkwan, DK, and Hoshi. This subunit successfully debuted with the release of a single titled Just Do It on March 21, 2018. BSS managed to become one of the most popular subunits among fans.
There is another 95L Unit, which is a unit formed based on the member’s birth year. 95L Unit successfully released an album titled Semicolon in 2020 which contains 6 more. In addition to 95L Units, there are also 96L Units and 97L Units.
There is also a division of units based on the origin of the member countries such as America Unit and China Unit. Each unit formed has their own project and song.
5. Members who are free to work
SEVENTEEN frees its members to work according to their respective talents. Even though they are part of a group, the members are not restrained at all. They are still allowed to have works outside the group.
For example in Wonwoo and Mingyu’s special project. These two SVT members collaborated with Leehi to sing a song called Bittersweet which was released on May 28, 2021 ago. The song was quite successful and captured the public’s attention.
In addition, there is also Woozi who even writes many songs for other singers outside the group. He once made a song called I’ve Been Happy Until Now for NU’EST’s Baekho. In the song, he is the composer and lyricist.
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Reported by soompion June 28, 2021 Billboard announced that the album SEVENTEEN Your Choice, managed to occupy position 15 on the Billboard 200 in the weekly ranking of the most popular albums in the United States.
They also topped Billboard’s Top Album Sales chart. Their mini album released on June 18th sold 21,900 units. The album was made for comeback them in 2021 and went straight to Billboard.
7. Donate to the Education of Children in the World
The Korean National Commission for UNESCO announced that SEVENTEEN is also donating to ‘UNESCO Korea Committee’s Global Education Sharing Project.’ This program is intended as a support to children and youth in need in the Asia/Africa region, especially related to education.
Launch Allkpopthe donation was presented by SEVENTEEN in order to welcome their 7th debut anniversary.
“It feels great to be able to participate in such a meaningful event on May 26, which is our anniversary. To repay the love we have received over the past 7 years, we have decided to contribute to creating a world where no one is left behind.” SEVENTEEN said.
That’s an interesting fact about the amazing South Korean idol group SEVENTEEN. No wonder, his fans are so many around the world!
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