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Cherry Bullet

Cherry Bullet

Cherry Bullet (Korean: 체리블렛; RR: cheri beullet) is a South Korean girl group formed by FNC Entertainment and managed under their sub-label FNC W. They debuted on January 21, 2019 with their first single album titled Let's Play Cherry Bullet. The group currently consists of seven members: Haeyoon, Yuju, Bora, Jiwon, Remi, Chaerin and May.

History

Pre-debut

Haeyoon was previously introduced as one of the female trainees to represent FNC Entertainment on the Mnet survival show, Produce 48. She finished in 19th place and hence did not become a member of the produced girl group, Iz*One.[2]

Bora previously was a trainee at Music K Entertainment. Both her and fellow member Yuju appeared in BTS' Love Yourself: Her highlight reel, with Yuju also making an appearance in Honeyst's "Someone to Love" music video.[3]

Jiwon auditioned for the first season of SBS' K-pop Star with the song "Because Of You" by Kelly Clarkson and later became a trainee under Starship Entertainment. In 2012 she appeared in Starship Planet's "White Love" music video.[4]

Remi was a trainee with Avex Proworks and first appeared in the live-action segments of Pretty Rhythm: Dear My Future in 2012 as one of the Prism Mates but did not pass the audition to become an official member.[5] She modeled for Repipi Armario at Point 65th Fashion Show's 2014 Spring Collection.[6] Kokoro was also a student at Avex Artist Academy in Nagoya, Japan, and she was scouted by FNC Entertainment in 2016.[7]

2018–2020: Debut with Let's Play Cherry Bullet, line-up changes and digital singles

The group's debut reality show Insider Channel Cherry Bullet premiered on November 28, 2018 on Mnet. The reality show was made to introduce the group and each of its 10 members to viewers.[8]

Their first single album, Let's Play Cherry Bullet was released on January 21, 2019, with consisted of the lead single "Q&A", and two other songs, "Violet" and "Stick Out". They held their debut showcase on the same day at YES24 Live Hall in Gwangjin-gu, Seoul.[9]

On May 9, 2019, it was revealed that Cherry Bullet would come back on May 22 with their second single Love Adventure with lead single "Really Really".[10][11]

On December 13, 2019, FNC announced that Mirae, Kokoro, and Linlin had left the group and terminated their contracts.[12]

The group, with seven members remaining, released their first digital single "Hands Up" on February 11, 2020.[13][14]

On August 6, 2020, Cherry Bullet made their comeback with the new digital single "Aloha Oe".[15]

2021–present: Cherry Rush, Girls Planet 999 and Cherry Wish

On January 4, 2021, it was announced that Cherry Bullet have joined the social media platform Weverse.[16] The group released their first EP Cherry Rush and its lead single "Love So Sweet" on January 20.[17]

On February 3, 2021, it was announced that Cherry Bullet will be managed by FNC Entertainment's new sub-label, FNC W, which is specialized for girl groups.[18]

Bora, Jiwon and May took part in the Mnet survival show Girls Planet 999, which aired from August 6, 2021 to October 22, 2021.[19] Jiwon was eliminated in episode 8, finishing in 16th place in K-Group. May was eliminated in episode 11, finishing in 8th place in J-Group and 24th place overall. Bora was eliminated in the final episode, placing 9th in K-Group and 15th place overall.

On March 2, 2022, Cherry Bullet will release their second EP Cherry Wish and its lead single "Love In Space".[20]

Endorsements

Cherry Bullet were models for Korean uniform brand Smart in 2018, alongside BTS.[21] The members were also selected to represent the brand in 2019.[22][unreliable source?]

Members

Adapted from their Naver profile.[23]

Current members

Haeyoon (해윤) - leader, vocal

Yuju (유주) - vocal, rapper

Bora (보라) - vocal

Jiwon (지원) - vocal, rapper

Remi (레미) - dancer, vocal

Chaerin (채린) - dancer, vocal

May (메이) - vocal

Past members

Mirae (미래) - leader

Kokoro (코코로) - dancer, vocal

Linlin (린린) - dancer, vocal

Timeline

2019
Cherry Bullet was born in Seoul.

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