Today, HYUNA turns 29. Let’s do a little retrospective of her long career together !
It was in 2007 that her career began. She debuted with WONDER GIRLS under JYP ENTERTAINMENT with « Irony ».
In July 2007, her parents decided to remove her from the group because they were very worried about her health. It turned out that she suffered from eosinophilic gastroenteritis.
In 2008, CUBE ENTERTAINMENT agency was founded. HYUNA decided to resume operations and was transferred to the agency.
In 2009, 4MINUTE debuts with « Hot issue ». HYUNA quickly attracts the attention of the public.
In 2010, she starts her solo career with a first single « Change » in featuring with YONG JUN HYUNG (formerly in the group BEAST and HIGHLIGHT), while continuing her activities with 4MINUTE.
In 2011, the TROUBLE MAKER duo was created. It is made up of HYUNA and JANG HYUN SEUNG (formerly in the BEAST group). They release the clip « Trouble maker » with a mini album of the same name.
In 2012, she appeared in the very famous music video « Gangnam style » of PSY, a version with HYUNA was even released with the title« Oppa is just my style ».
In June 2016, the contracts of 4MINUTE members end and the members decide not to renew it, except HYUNA. Their last title was « Hate ». The other four members leave CUBE ENTERTAINMENT while HYUNA continues her solo career in the same agency.
In 2017, to celebrate her 10-year career, her fan club was announced : her fans became the A-ings.
— CUBE ENTERTAINMENT (@cubeunited) February 17, 2017
Later this same year, rumors of a sub-unit within the agency circulated. We will then learn about the creation of the group TRIPLE H, composed of HYUNA, DAWN (E-DAWN previously) and HUI (members of PENTAGON). They released their first mini-album 199X, with a clip « 365 fresh », very 1990s.
During the summer of 2018, HYUNA and DAWN decided, via media, to reveal their relationship to their fans, despite the fact that CUBE ENTERTAINMENT denied it a few days before. They reveal they have been in a relationship since May 2016. This revelation causes the end of TRIPLE H‘s promotions who promoted their title « Retro future » and that’s when the controversy started.
It was in September 2018 that CUBE ENTERTAINMENT decided to fire the two artists from their agency. After changing their minds, they finally reconsidered their decision, but HYUNA and DAWN decide that their relationship with CUBE ENTERTAINMENT is over anyway.
HYUNA publicly shows her relationship with DAWN on Instagram. This last decided to create an Instagram account to keep in touch with his fans.
In January 2019, HYUNA and DAWN joined P.NATION, the new agency founded by PSY.
During 2019, the couple do a lot of photoshoots together. It is even revealed that the couple will be making their respective solo returns at the same time.
In November 2019, HYUNA finally returns with the title « Flower shower » after two years without a solo return.
At the end of November 2019, HYUNA revealed, in an Instagram post, to be suffering from depression and vagal syncope since 2016. KSTATION TV wrote an article about it, if you want to know more you can find it here.
During 2020, HYUNA continues to do several photoshoots, alone but also with DAWN.
It is only in mid 2020 that a solo return for HYUNA is mentioned. She reveals a series of spoilers on her Instagram account. A clip « Good girl » and a full album were planned for 2020 on different dates.
At the end of August 2020, P.NATION announces that the return of HYUNA is postponed following several fainting spells due to her health problems.
On January 28th, 2021, HYUNA finally unveils her new MV « I’m not cool » as well as a mini-album of the same name. She will reveal « Good girl », which was originally due to be released in August 2020, a few days later.
Some facts about HYUNA
• Basically, HYUNA had done no less than fifty auditions in order to become … an actress ! She failed in them. It was later that HYUNA developed an interest for dance.
• HYUNA is someone who is optimistic and very hardworking.
• She has two little brothers.
• She has been in a relationship with DAWN since 2016. She revealed that she was the one who confessed her feelings first.
• She is very followed on Instagram, at the time of publication of this article, she has 14.6 million subscribers.
Sources: YouTube, SNS CUBE ENTERTAINMENT, SNS HYUNA, SNS PSY