NIK (band)

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Also known asNippon and Korea
New Inspire Kindle
OriginSeoul, South Korea
Tokyo, Japan
Years active2020 (2020)–2023
Past member(s)
  • Sihyuk
  • Gunmin
  • Hyeonsu
  • Fumiya
  • Ryuta
  • Yunsol
  • Taehoon
  • Kogun
  • Ryo
  • Parkha
  • Taichi
  • Hinata

NIK (Hangul: 니크; short for Nippon and Korea, also known as New Inspire Kindle) is a Japanese-South Korean boy band formed through the global idol project G-EGG.[1] The group consisted of 11[2] Japanese and Korean members: Gunmin, Hyeonsu, Fumiya, Ryuta, Yunsol, Taehoon, Kogun, Ryo, Parkha, Taichi and Hinata. The members are former Idol boy band members and current boy band members. The final line up was revealed on August 29, 2020.[3] They officially debuted in Korea on September 27, 2021, with the single “Santa Monica”.[4]

Singles[change | change source]

Title Year Peak chart position Album
"Santa Monica" 2021 NIK - Project 1 : We Are The Future
"La Vida Loca" 2022

References[change | change source]

  1. Gene_e (January 7, 2020). "G-EGG a new show that aims to debut a joint BG between Japan and Korea with PD X 101, PD Japan trainees and kpop group members participating". Archived from the original on October 5, 2021. Retrieved January 17, 2021.
  2. Scott, Mhaliya (September 13, 2021). "New Korean-Japanese Boy Group NIK to Make Their Debut - Here are the 11 Members". Retrieved September 13, 2021.
  3. SBM (September 1, 2020). "New Japanese-Korean boy group NIK introduces 11-member lineup with former 'Produce X 101' contestants & more". Retrieved September 1, 2020.
  4. Val, M (September 27, 2021). "'Santa Monica/Universe': Korean-Japanese group NIK makes debut with mini-album". Retrieved September 27, 2021.