NU’EST (뉴이스트) is the first men’s group launched by Pledis Entertainment in Korea in 2012. It consists of JR, Guo, ARON, BAEKHO, MINHYUN, and REN. Five members. NU’EST is called “NU, Establish, Style, Tempo” and means to create a new style of music. In 2011, NU’EST made its debut through the family album “2011 HAPPY PLEDIS”. The first single “Face” was released on March 15, 2012. In July 2012, NU’EST released its first mini album “Action” to return to the music scene. In February 2013, the second mini album “Hello” was released. In August 2013, the third mini album “Dream” was released. In 2013, NU’EST signed a contract with Lehua and officially entered the Chinese music scene with the Chinese version of “Dream”. On May 26th, 2014, NU’EST debuted in Japan and held a debut conference. On July 9, 2014, NU’EST released its first regular album “Re:BIRTH”, which returned to Korea. On November 5 of the same year, the Japanese single “Shalala Ring” was released. On February 27, 2015, the special single “I’m Bad” of the 3rd anniversary of the public debut. On May 20th, Japan released its second single “NA.NA.NA. Tears”. On November 18th, the first Japanese album “Bridge the World” was released. On February 17, 2016, the fourth mini album “Q is.” was released. On August 29, 2016, the fifth mini album “CANVAS” was released. At the beginning of 2017, four members participated in the second season of Produce 101, which brought the group to the public’s attention and gained explosive popularity. Huang Yuxuan joined the limited group WANNA ONE for the event, and the remaining four members returned in the form of squad NU’EST W. On September 14th, 2017, the Japanese film “The Two People of Surin” was released in South Korea. In February 2019, Huang Yuxuan ended the limited combination activities and officially returned to NU’EST to conduct activities in a complete form.