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Akdong musicians, better known by their stage name AKMU, a K-pop sibling duo signed under YG Entertainment. The album marked the duo’s official debut the game After winning the SBS Survival Show on 7 April 2014 K-Pop Star 2. Siblings, Lee Chanhyuk and Lee Soohyun initially joined Proture Entertainment Agency and released a single titled “Galaxy” before participating in a reality survival show in 2012.
After signing to YG Entertainment, AKMU was allowed to write and produce their own songs. Their debut album won the Best Pop Album Award at the 12th Korean Music Awards and the Top 10 Album Award at the 2014 Bug Music Awards.
Here are some facts about the two to get to know them a little better.
Lee Chanhyuk was born on September 12, 1996. He is 26 years old and 168 cm (five feet six inches) tall. He is a singer, songwriter and producer under YG Entertainment. As a child, he learned to play the guitar and piano, which fueled his interest in music. While she was going through home-schooling, she started singing and dancing as a pastime.
He later turned to composition, inspired by 10CM’s song “Love in the Milky Way”. After his family returned to South Korea from Mongolia, he began busking to help support his family’s financial situation while simultaneously auditioning for entertainment companies. She and her sister eventually signed up with YG Entertainment in 2014. On September 18, 2017, Chanhyuk enlisted for his mandatory military service and was discharged on May 29, 2019. He made his solo debut on October 17, 2022. studio album error.
Lee Suhyun was born on May 4, 1999. He is 23 years old and 165 cm (five feet five inches) tall. She is a singer and actress under YG Entertainment. He was initially a part of the duo HI SUHYUN with singer Lee Hye, and they debuted in 2014 with the single “I’m Different”, which reached the top of the Circle Digital Chart. The group remained active until 2019 when Lee Hye left YG.
In 2017, Suhyun made his acting debut in the drama Part time idol. He has also lent his voice to many soundtracks including various dramas Mr. Sunshine, My Liberation Notes, It’s OK To Not Be OKAnd Disney’s mulan Live-action adaptation. In 2021, Suhyun starred in the drama Crazy for each other. He also opened his official YouTube channel, which has gained over a million subscribers. Suhyun made his solo debut in 2020 with the single “Alien” and ranked fourteenth on the K-pop Hot 100 chart.