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South Korean-based boy band formed by RBW, ONEUS rose to fame with its debut EP, Light Us, on January 9, 2019. The title track ‘Valkyrie‘ became an instant hit and impressed a large audience. The band’s good looks, vocal capabilities, and the fascinating concept caught people’s attention. Though relatively new, over the past two years, ONEUS had garnered a lot of attention and received the love in the global music industry. ONEUS has six members: Leedo, Hwanwoong, Ravn, Keonhee, Xion, and Seoho. There is so much that they have to offer to the music industry, and their next release is definitely something you should watch out for. However, if this is the first time you’re hearing about them, then it’s time you get to know them better.
Below are 7 reasons why each of us should love ONEUS
1. Signature Style
Since their inception, ONEUS has been known for their elegant and edgy style. They channel vampire vibes and display a signature style of their own. Their cinematography, makeup, and fashion add to their zest. ONEUS first full album, DEVIL, and their EP LIVED further emphasize this signature style. If you look at these two titles closely, you’d also notice that the words are anadromes of each other. These are the tiny witty details that they think through to set them apart from the rest in the music industry.
2. Fourth on the reality show, “Road to Kingdom”
Before making their way into the music industry, members of ONEUS started as participants in the reality show Road to Kingdom. This show definitely gave them a chance to showcase their talents, and their efforts didn’t go in vain. They won fourth place. Their participation in this show definitely put them on the map.
3. Killer dance moves
ONEUS has one of the most distinctive yet powerful choreography. Their detailed, sleek dance moves make each of their performances all the more worth watching. Every dance move they bring to the table is simply captivating and sure lures the audience. The band has also worked with famous Keone Madrid for their title track, Twilight dance. We cannot wait to see more of ONEUS killer dance moves with their new releases.
4. A mission to always be Happy
The message and mission at ONEUS have been very clear since its genesis, and that has been to be a team that is “always happy.” They aspire to be one of the biggest names in the KPop industry and wish to touch the lives of others and aspire each of their listeners to look at the bright side. They aim to spread positivity and hope to the audience as they journey up the ladder of success. Their first song is a classic example of their mission.
5. Entertaining Live Performances
Live Performances are one of the most popular forms of entertainment today. Many bands in the KPop industry showcase a lot that’s going on through their live performances and garner a lot of attention. Members at ONEUS do the same, and their live performances are genuinely ‘lit.’ You are sure to experience a magical display of talents and skills at ONEUS live performances.
6. Master of all traits
What further sets ONEUS apart and one of the main reasons you should love them, if not already, is because of their ‘can-do attitude.’ They are able to master every style, thus showing their audience their versatility. They are always ready to take a notch higher and step out of their comfort zone to make it better and bigger. “BBUSYEO” is a classic example of the same attribute, versatility. The members of this band have also shown their versatility while performing other cover songs and dances.
7. The journey so far
ONEUS journey so far has been nothing short of amazing. In a matter of two years, they have achieved great heights and popularity. Right at the beginning itself, they ruled the iTunes top charts and were in the Top 10 across different countries such as Italy, Spain, Germany, Canada, and England. Valkyrie, their title track, also received 17 million views on YouTube. Even ONEUS EP Raise Us topped the charts and was #1 album on iTunes KPop albums list in Finland.
Twilight, on the other hand, was able to receive 10 million views in 4 days on YouTube. Besides topping the charts on iTunes and YouTube, the band has also won accolades and prestigious awards. They won The New Icon Award and Next Artist Award at the 2019 and 2020 Soribada Awards. They have also been awarded Focus Singer Award at the 2020 Asia Artist Awards.
Even though it’s been only two years, the mark ONEUS has created in the KPop industry has been remarkable. With their staggering performances, who can resist to be in love with Oneus and make them one of Kpop biases.
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