CN Blue (씨엔블루), stylized as CNBLUE, is a South Korean Indie rock band, which debuted on August 19, 2009 in Japan with the band’s first mini album, Now or Never. They were coined as the “2nd FT Island”. On the January 14, CN Blue debuted their first mini-album with lead single “I’m a Loner”. On March 21, CN Blue released their first album “First Step”.
Jung Yong Hwa (정용화), born on June 22, 1989, is a South Korean idol, singer and actor. He has been a member of the idol Korean indie band C.N.Blue since its creation in 2009 and has achieved success with his acting debut as Kang ShinWoo in drama You’re Beautiful. Yonghwa became the new leader of C.N.BLUE in January 2010. He is also on the variety show We Got Married with his on-screen wife Seohyun.
Yonghwa was born in Seoul, South Korea. His family consists of his parents and a brother four years older than him. He moved to Busan in 1991 and lived there through high school, where he first began composing music. After taking his college entrance exam, he moved back to Seoul where he joined F&C Music and began training in bass technology at F&C Academy.
Yonghwa is now the guitarist and vocalist of C.N.Blue. Following the success of You’re Beautiful, Jung took over the leadership of C.N.Blue from former leader Lee Jong Hyun. On May 25, 2010, an F&C Music representative announced that Jung had been diagnosed with vocal cord nodules and acute laryngitis. Jung was hospitalized for treatment from May 24 to 27, 2010 and may require surgery in future.
Yong Hwa was an MC at the first-ever Melon Music Awards held on December 16, 2009 together with actress Lee In Hye. Alongside Kim Heechul and Park Shin-hye, Yong Hwa was an MC for the 2009 SBS Gayo Daejeon award ceremony which was held on December 29, 2009.
Yong Hwa temporarily replaced Tiffany & Yuri of Girls’ Generation as co-host MCs for MBC’s Show! Music Core episode to be aired on May 29, 2010 together with Min Sun-Ye and Kim Yoo-Bin of the Wonder Girls. In June 2010, he was also a co-host MC for Music Core along side Yuri and Seohyun of Girls’ Generation. Finally on July 18, 2010, Yonghwa officially started as one of the new hosts of SBS’s Inkigayo together with f(x)’s Sulli and 2AM’s Jo Kwon. He also appeared as an MC for 2010 SBS Gayo Daejun which was held on 29 December along with Jo Kwon, Kim Hee Chul and Hwang Jung Eum .
Lee JongHyun (이종현), born on May 15, 1990, is a South Korean idol, singer and actor. He has been a member of the idol Korean indie band C.N.Blue since its creation in 2009. He was CN Blue’s leader until January 2010 that the title switched to Yonghwa around the same time they debuted in Korea.
It has been known that Lee JongHyun used to be a famous uljjang (“best face”) on the internet before his singer debut.
When he was four years old, he moved to Japan with his parents and stayed for four years. He graduated from high school on February 2010.
Jonghyun debuted as an actor in the film Acoustic, where also appearshis fellow member Minhyuk and 2AM’s Seulong.
Kang MinHyuk (강민혁), born on June 28, 1991, is a South Korean idol, singer and actor. He has been a member of the idol Korean indie band C.N.Blue since its creation in 2009. Minhyuk is the drummer of the band.
Kang Min Hyuk has a speciality in flute.
Minhyuk debuted as an actor in the film Acoustic, where also appearshis fellow member Jonghyun and 2AM’s Seulong.
He appeared in the drama It’s okay daddy’s daughter and he also will appear in Festival alongside Yonghwa.
Lee JungShin (이정신), born on Sptember 15, 1991, is a South Korean idol. He has been a member of the idol Korean indie band C.N.Blue since Kwang Ji Kwon left the group in 2009. He is the bassits, rapper, the maknae and the tallest member of the group.
His nickname is Jungshin “Chingu” wich means “friend”. Everybody calls him Jungshin chingu and they said that he’s the friend of the entire nation.
- Kwon KwangJin (권광진)
He was born on August 12th, 1992. KwangJin was the bassist and backing vocalist. He left the group in 2009 when he was replaced by the current bassist, Lee Jungshin.