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Moonbyul

Moonbyul

Moon Byul-yi (Korean: 문별이, born December 22, 1992),[1] better known by the mononym Moonbyul, is a South Korean rapper, singer, songwriter, dancer, and radio host signed under RBW. She is the main rapper of the South Korean girl group Mamamoo.[2] In May 2018, Moonbyul made her debut as a solo artist, releasing the digital single "Selfish".

Biography

Moon Byul-yi was born in Bucheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea,[3] and is the oldest of three sisters.[4] She decided to become a singer after watching TVXQ "Rising Sun" perform in 2005.[5] She was accepted into Paekche Institute of the Arts for media music and vocals in 2011.[6]

Moonbyul debuted as a member of Mamamoo in June 2014. In May 2018, she debuted as a solo artist with the single "Selfish", featuring Seulgi of Red Velvet. She released her debut EP, Dark Side of the Moon, on February 14, 2020.[7]

She released her second EP, 6equence, on January 19, 2022.[8] Before the album's release, she released the pre-release single "G999", featuring Mirani, on December 13, 2021, and released another pre-release single "Shutdown" on December 30, 2021.[9]

Discography

See also: Mamamoo discography

Extended plays

Title Details Peak chart positions Sales

KOR

[10]

Dark Side of the Moon

Released: February 14, 2020

Label: RBW

Formats: CD, digital download, streaming

Track listing

2

KOR: 77,201[11]

6equence

Released: January 19, 2022

Label: RBW

Formats: CD, digital download, streaming

Track listing

5 TBA

Reissues

Title Details Peak chart positions Sales

KOR[10]

門OON

Released: May 29, 2020

Label: RBW

Formats: Kihno, digital download, streaming

Track listing

7

KOR: 36,929[11]

Single album

Title Details

Selfish

Released: May 23, 2018

Label: RBW

Formats: Kihno, digital download, streaming

Track listing

Singles

As lead artist

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album

KOR

[12] KOR Hot

[13] US World

[14]

"Selfish" (feat. Seulgi) 2018 84 82 — N/A Selfish and Red Moon

"Weird Day" (낯선 날) (feat. Punch) 2020 96 69 — Dark Side of the Moon

"Eclipse" (달이 태양을 가릴 때) 140 84 14

"Absence" (부재) —[a] — 12 門OON

"G999" (feat. Mirani) 2021 —[b] — — 6equence

"Shutdown" (머리에서 발끝까지) (feat. Seori) —[c] — —

"Lunatic" 2022 —[d] — —

"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Collaborations

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album

KOR

[12]

"Dab Dab"

(with Hwasa) 2016 69

KOR: 31,040[16]

Memory

"Promise U"[e]

(with Solar) 2021 172 N/A REVIBE Vol.1

"Bada Boom"

(with Solar, Mismolly and Turns) 2022 —[f] Street Dance Girls Fighter (SGF) Special

"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

As featured artist

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album

KOR

[12] KOR Hot

[13] US World

[14]

"Nothing"

(U Sung-eun feat. Moonbyul) 2015 16 — —

KOR: 128,199[17]

2nd Mini Album

"Happy Now"

(HA:TFELT feat. Moonbyul) 2019 — — — N/A Non-album singles

"Say Yes"

(Punch feat. Moonbyul) 2020 193 — —

"Greedyy"

(JeA feat. Moonbyul) —[g] — —

"The Lady"

(Bumkey feat. Moonbyul) 2021 135 — —

"Me Without You" (너 없는 난)

(Xydo feat. Moonbyul) — — —

"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Soundtrack appearances

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album

KOR

"Deep Blue Eyes"

(as Girls Next Door) 2017 —

KOR: 16,514[18]

Idol Drama Operation Team OST

"Half of Half" (반의 반)

(with Gaho) 2021 —[h] N/A Hanyang Diary OST

"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Other charted songs

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album

KOR

[12] KOR Hot

[13]

"Like Yesterday" (어제처럼)

(with Solar) 2015 54 N/A

KOR: 33,185+[19]

Two Yoo Project Sugar Man

"Love and Hate" (구차해) 2017 51 88

KOR: 61,384[20]

Purple

"Mirror" 2020 —[i] — N/A Dark Side of the Moon

"Moon Movie" —[j] —

"Iljido" —[k] —

"Snow" (눈) —[l] —

"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Composition credits

All song credits are adapted from the Korea Music Copyright Association's database unless stated otherwise.[21]

Year Artist Song Album Lyrics Music

2014 Mamamoo & Esna "Gentleman" Piano Man Yes No

Mamamoo "Piano Man"

2015 "No No No" (갑과 을) Pink Funky

"Um Oh Ah Yeh" (음오아예)

"Um Oh Ah Yeh" (Acapella version)

Mamamoo & Esna "Ahh Oop!" (아훕!)

U Sung-eun (feat. Moonbyul) "Nothing" 2nd Mini Album

Bumzu (feat. 8Dro) "Secret Love" Good Life

2016 Mamamoo "Taller Than You" (1cm의 자존심) Melting

"Emotion"

"I Miss You"

"My Hometown" (고향이)

"Recipe" (나만의)

"Cat Fight" (고양이)

Mamamoo (feat. Junggigo) "Friday Night" (금요일밤)

Mamamoo "You're the Best" (넌 is 뭔들)

"Décalcomanie" (데칼코마니) Memory

"New York"

"I Love Too" (놓지 않을게)

"Memory" (그리고 그리고 그려봐; Draw & Draw & Draw)

2017 "Finally" Purple

"Yes I Am" (나로 말할 것 같으면)

"Love & Hate" (구차해) [m]

"Aze Gag" (아재개그)

"Open Your Mind" (마음아 열려라) Man to Man OST

Girls Next Door (prod. by Jinyoung) "Deep Blue Eyes" Idol Drama Operation Team OST

2018 Mamamoo "Rude Boy" Yellow Flower

"Star Wind Flower Sun" (별 바람 꽃 태양)

"Starry Night" (별이 빛나는 밤)

"Spring Fever" (봄타)

Moonbyul Love & Hate (구차해) (Acoustic Ver.) Selfish

"In My Room"

Mamamoo "Everyday" (매일 봐요) [n] Non-album single

"Midnight Summer Dream" (여름밤의 꿈) Red Moon

"Sleep in the Car" (잠이라도 자지)

"Sky! Sky!" (하늘하늘) (청순)

"Wind Flower" Blue;s

"Better Than I Thought" (생각보단 괜찮아)

"No More Drama" Yes

"Morning" No

2019 "Bad Bye" White Wind

"Where R You"

"Waggy" (쟤가 걔야)

"gogobebe" (고고베베)

"My Star"

HA:TFELT (feat. Moonbyul) "Happy Now" Non-album singles

Mamamoo "Gleam" (다 빛이나) [o]

"Sleep Talk" 4colors

"Wow" Search: WWW OST

"I Miss You" Queendom Fan-dora's Box Part 1

"Better" Reality in Black

"4x4ever"

"Universe"

"Hello Mama"

"ZzZz" (심심해)

"High Tension" (춤을 춰)

2020 JeA (feat. Moonbyul) "Greedyy" Non-album single

Moonbyul "Eclipse" (달이 태양을 가릴 때) Dark Side of the Moon

"Mirror" Yes

"Moon Movie" No

"Snow" (눈)

"Absence" (부재) 門OON

SSAK3 (feat. Mamamoo) "Excited" (신난다) 두리쥬와 X LINDA X 신난다

Mamamoo "AYA" Travel Yes

"Travel" No

"Chuck" (척)

"Dingga" (딩가딩가)

"Good Night" (잘자)

Moonbyul "A Miracle 3 Days Ago" Non-album single Yes

2021 Mamamoo "Just Believe In Love" Travel (Japan Edition) No

"A Memory For Life" (애써) WAW

Xydo (feat. Moonbyul) "Me Without You" (너 없는 난) Non-album single Yes

Mamamoo "AHH OOP 2021" I Say Mamamoo: The Best No

"AYA (Traditional ver.)" Yes

"Decalcomanie 2021" No

"I Miss You 2021"

"Piano Man 2021"

"Wind flower (Dramatic ver.)"

"gogobebe (Rock ver.)" (고고베베)

"Yes I am (Funk boost ver.)" (나로 말할 것 같으면)

"You’re the best 2021" (넌 is 뭔들 2021)

"A little bit 2021" (따끔 2021)

"Starry Night (Orchestra ver.)" (별이 빛나는 밤)

"Happier than Ever" (분명 우린 그때 좋았었어) Yes

"Um Oh Ah Yeh 2021" (음오아예 2021) No

"mumumumuch" (하늘 땅 바다만큼)

"HeeHeeHaHeHo Part.2" (히히하헤호 Part.2)

"Strange Day" WAW (Japan Edition)

Moonbyul (feat. Mirani) "G999" 6equence

Moonbyul (feat. Seori) "Shutdown" (머리에서 발끝까지)

2022 Moonbyul "For Me" (너만 들었으면 좋겠다)

"Ddu Ddu Ddu" (내가 뭘 어쩌겠니?) Yes

Filmography

Web series

Year Title Network Role Notes Ref.

2015 Start Love Naver TV Cast Yoo Na-young Episodes 1–5 [22]

Television shows

Year Title Network Role Notes Ref.

2017 Idol Drama Operation Team KBS Cast member Episodes 1–8 [23]

Beer Love Trip Mobidic Episodes 1–13 [24]

2018 King of Mask Singer MBC Contestant Episode 179 as "Swan" [25][26]

2019 In Sync KBS Episodes 1–4

2020 Idol Star Dogs Championships MBC Special Chuseok (Won) [27]

2021 Goal Girl SBS Cast Member Season 2 [28]

Radio shows

Year Title Network Role Ref.

2020–2021 Avengirls Naver Now DJ

2021–present Studio Moon Night

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result

2017 Melon Music Awards Hot Trend Awards Deep Blue Eyes (as Girl's Next Door) Nominated

Biography

Moon Byul-yi was born in Bucheon, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea,[3] and is the oldest of three sisters.[4] She decided to become a singer after watching TVXQ "Rising Sun" perform in 2005.[5] She was accepted into Paekche Institute of the Arts for media music and vocals in 2011.[6]

Moonbyul debuted as a member of Mamamoo in June 2014. In May 2018, she debuted as a solo artist with the single "Selfish", featuring Seulgi of Red Velvet. She released her debut EP, Dark Side of the Moon, on February 14, 2020.[7]

She released her second EP, 6equence, on January 19, 2022.[8] Before the album's release, she released the pre-release single "G999", featuring Mirani, on December 13, 2021, and released another pre-release single "Shutdown" on December 30, 2021.[9]

Discography

See also: Mamamoo discography

Extended plays

Title Details Peak chart positions Sales

KOR

[10]

Dark Side of the Moon

Released: February 14, 2020

Label: RBW

Formats: CD, digital download, streaming

Track listing

2

KOR: 77,201[11]

6equence

Released: January 19, 2022

Label: RBW

Formats: CD, digital download, streaming

Track listing

5 TBA

Reissues

Title Details Peak chart positions Sales

KOR[10]

門OON

Released: May 29, 2020

Label: RBW

Formats: Kihno, digital download, streaming

Track listing

7

KOR: 36,929[11]

Single album

Title Details

Selfish

Released: May 23, 2018

Label: RBW

Formats: Kihno, digital download, streaming

Track listing

Singles

As lead artist

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album

KOR

[12] KOR Hot

[13] US World

[14]

"Selfish" (feat. Seulgi) 2018 84 82 — N/A Selfish and Red Moon

"Weird Day" (낯선 날) (feat. Punch) 2020 96 69 — Dark Side of the Moon

"Eclipse" (달이 태양을 가릴 때) 140 84 14

"Absence" (부재) —[a] — 12 門OON

"G999" (feat. Mirani) 2021 —[b] — — 6equence

"Shutdown" (머리에서 발끝까지) (feat. Seori) —[c] — —

"Lunatic" 2022 —[d] — —

"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Collaborations

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album

KOR

[12]

"Dab Dab"

(with Hwasa) 2016 69

KOR: 31,040[16]

Memory

"Promise U"[e]

(with Solar) 2021 172 N/A REVIBE Vol.1

"Bada Boom"

(with Solar, Mismolly and Turns) 2022 —[f] Street Dance Girls Fighter (SGF) Special

"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

As featured artist

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album

KOR

[12] KOR Hot

[13] US World

[14]

"Nothing"

(U Sung-eun feat. Moonbyul) 2015 16 — —

KOR: 128,199[17]

2nd Mini Album

"Happy Now"

(HA:TFELT feat. Moonbyul) 2019 — — — N/A Non-album singles

"Say Yes"

(Punch feat. Moonbyul) 2020 193 — —

"Greedyy"

(JeA feat. Moonbyul) —[g] — —

"The Lady"

(Bumkey feat. Moonbyul) 2021 135 — —

"Me Without You" (너 없는 난)

(Xydo feat. Moonbyul) — — —

"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Soundtrack appearances

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album

KOR

"Deep Blue Eyes"

(as Girls Next Door) 2017 —

KOR: 16,514[18]

Idol Drama Operation Team OST

"Half of Half" (반의 반)

(with Gaho) 2021 —[h] N/A Hanyang Diary OST

"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Other charted songs

Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album

KOR

[12] KOR Hot

[13]

"Like Yesterday" (어제처럼)

(with Solar) 2015 54 N/A

KOR: 33,185+[19]

Two Yoo Project Sugar Man

"Love and Hate" (구차해) 2017 51 88

KOR: 61,384[20]

Purple

"Mirror" 2020 —[i] — N/A Dark Side of the Moon

"Moon Movie" —[j] —

"Iljido" —[k] —

"Snow" (눈) —[l] —

"—" denotes releases that did not chart.

Composition credits

All song credits are adapted from the Korea Music Copyright Association's database unless stated otherwise.[21]

Year Artist Song Album Lyrics Music

2014 Mamamoo & Esna "Gentleman" Piano Man Yes No

Mamamoo "Piano Man"

2015 "No No No" (갑과 을) Pink Funky

"Um Oh Ah Yeh" (음오아예)

"Um Oh Ah Yeh" (Acapella version)

Mamamoo & Esna "Ahh Oop!" (아훕!)

U Sung-eun (feat. Moonbyul) "Nothing" 2nd Mini Album

Bumzu (feat. 8Dro) "Secret Love" Good Life

2016 Mamamoo "Taller Than You" (1cm의 자존심) Melting

"Emotion"

"I Miss You"

"My Hometown" (고향이)

"Recipe" (나만의)

"Cat Fight" (고양이)

Mamamoo (feat. Junggigo) "Friday Night" (금요일밤)

Mamamoo "You're the Best" (넌 is 뭔들)

"Décalcomanie" (데칼코마니) Memory

"New York"

"I Love Too" (놓지 않을게)

"Memory" (그리고 그리고 그려봐; Draw & Draw & Draw)

2017 "Finally" Purple

"Yes I Am" (나로 말할 것 같으면)

"Love & Hate" (구차해) [m]

"Aze Gag" (아재개그)

"Open Your Mind" (마음아 열려라) Man to Man OST

Girls Next Door (prod. by Jinyoung) "Deep Blue Eyes" Idol Drama Operation Team OST

2018 Mamamoo "Rude Boy" Yellow Flower

"Star Wind Flower Sun" (별 바람 꽃 태양)

"Starry Night" (별이 빛나는 밤)

"Spring Fever" (봄타)

Moonbyul Love & Hate (구차해) (Acoustic Ver.) Selfish

"In My Room"

Mamamoo "Everyday" (매일 봐요) [n] Non-album single

"Midnight Summer Dream" (여름밤의 꿈) Red Moon

"Sleep in the Car" (잠이라도 자지)

"Sky! Sky!" (하늘하늘) (청순)

"Wind Flower" Blue;s

"Better Than I Thought" (생각보단 괜찮아)

"No More Drama" Yes

"Morning" No

2019 "Bad Bye" White Wind

"Where R You"

"Waggy" (쟤가 걔야)

"gogobebe" (고고베베)

"My Star"

HA:TFELT (feat. Moonbyul) "Happy Now" Non-album singles

Mamamoo "Gleam" (다 빛이나) [o]

"Sleep Talk" 4colors

"Wow" Search: WWW OST

"I Miss You" Queendom Fan-dora's Box Part 1

"Better" Reality in Black

"4x4ever"

"Universe"

"Hello Mama"

"ZzZz" (심심해)

"High Tension" (춤을 춰)

2020 JeA (feat. Moonbyul) "Greedyy" Non-album single

Moonbyul "Eclipse" (달이 태양을 가릴 때) Dark Side of the Moon

"Mirror" Yes

"Moon Movie" No

"Snow" (눈)

"Absence" (부재) 門OON

SSAK3 (feat. Mamamoo) "Excited" (신난다) 두리쥬와 X LINDA X 신난다

Mamamoo "AYA" Travel Yes

"Travel" No

"Chuck" (척)

"Dingga" (딩가딩가)

"Good Night" (잘자)

Moonbyul "A Miracle 3 Days Ago" Non-album single Yes

2021 Mamamoo "Just Believe In Love" Travel (Japan Edition) No

"A Memory For Life" (애써) WAW

Xydo (feat. Moonbyul) "Me Without You" (너 없는 난) Non-album single Yes

Mamamoo "AHH OOP 2021" I Say Mamamoo: The Best No

"AYA (Traditional ver.)" Yes

"Decalcomanie 2021" No

"I Miss You 2021"

"Piano Man 2021"

"Wind flower (Dramatic ver.)"

"gogobebe (Rock ver.)" (고고베베)

"Yes I am (Funk boost ver.)" (나로 말할 것 같으면)

"You’re the best 2021" (넌 is 뭔들 2021)

"A little bit 2021" (따끔 2021)

"Starry Night (Orchestra ver.)" (별이 빛나는 밤)

"Happier than Ever" (분명 우린 그때 좋았었어) Yes

"Um Oh Ah Yeh 2021" (음오아예 2021) No

"mumumumuch" (하늘 땅 바다만큼)

"HeeHeeHaHeHo Part.2" (히히하헤호 Part.2)

"Strange Day" WAW (Japan Edition)

Moonbyul (feat. Mirani) "G999" 6equence

Moonbyul (feat. Seori) "Shutdown" (머리에서 발끝까지)

2022 Moonbyul "For Me" (너만 들었으면 좋겠다)

"Ddu Ddu Ddu" (내가 뭘 어쩌겠니?) Yes

Filmography

Web series

Year Title Network Role Notes Ref.

2015 Start Love Naver TV Cast Yoo Na-young Episodes 1–5 [22]

Television shows

Year Title Network Role Notes Ref.

2017 Idol Drama Operation Team KBS Cast member Episodes 1–8 [23]

Beer Love Trip Mobidic Episodes 1–13 [24]

2018 King of Mask Singer MBC Contestant Episode 179 as "Swan" [25][26]

2019 In Sync KBS Episodes 1–4

2020 Idol Star Dogs Championships MBC Special Chuseok (Won) [27]

2021 Goal Girl SBS Cast Member Season 2 [28]

Radio shows

Year Title Network Role Ref.

2020–2021 Avengirls Naver Now DJ

2021–present Studio Moon Night

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result

2017 Melon Music Awards Hot Trend Awards Deep Blue Eyes (as Girl's Next Door) Nominated

Timeline

December 22, 1992
Moonbyul was born in Bucheon-si.

Patents

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