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Seoul, South Korea

Years active
2016 (2016)–present

First episode date
18 June 2016



Number of seasons

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Doha Youngdoo Yeontae Inho Louoon Jinkyu Seonghwan Sungho Hyunuk Isaac Jinseok Jihyeong Chani Jaehyun Minhwan Inpyo Haejoon Hongin Jinsub Sunghyun Yongkwon Jaemin Yonghyun Woojin Changmin San Hocheol

Produce 101, Dancing 9, Weekly Idol, M Countdown, Please Come Back - Mis


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BOYS24 (Hangul: 소년24 'Sonyeon Ishipsa', stylized as BOYS24) is a South Korean pre-debut boy group formed by CJ E&M through a survival show with the same name. There are twenty seven members in the group who are separated into four different units which are Unit Yellow, Unit White, Unit Sky, and Unit Green. The winning units from the survival show perform on their own concert hall over the course of a year to later reveal the final members of the permanent boy group, that is set to debut officially in 2017.



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On January 10, 2016 CJ E&M announced that they are investing 25 billion won ($20.6 million) over the next three years in a new boy band that will perform throughout the year at a permanent venue. CJ E&M has named the boy band and project name “Boys24”, and will air the whole process from selecting members to performing in front of audiences. The auditions were held from January 18 to February 19. However, due the massive number of applicants which was more than 4000, the final date of the audition is shifted to March 11. Forty nine participants who passed the audition compete on the survival show.


After the survival show ended the group held their concert three to five days a week in rotation. The concert was set to take place at the Boys 24 X Booto Hall, near Shinsegae’s duty-free shop in Myeongdong, Seoul. The first concert was held on September 22, 2016.

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On July 2016, the group announce their official fanclub name is H:Our. On August 25, 2016 the group made a special appearance at M! Countdown performing their song "Rising Star". In September 2016, Yellow Unit from the group chosen as the models for 새싹보리 a barley drink, sold by CJ Health Care. On September 10, 2016, Unit Yellow and Unit Sky from the group held their first fan meeting in Hongkong. On September 27 and 28, 2016, the group held "Boys24 Live Preview" press call at their own hall to promote their own concert.

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On November 2, 2016, Unit Yellow's music video for "E" is released as an award for the unit for being MVP Unit. The track also released on music sites and charted No.1 on Mnet’s music chart. On November 3, 2016, Unit Yellow and Unit Sky made a special appearance at M! Countdown performing their song "E". A week later all units from the group made a special appearance again on M! Countdown performing "E".

On December 1, 2016, the group announced that they will collaborate with DIA TV as part of Monthly Idol project broadcasting with various creators from DIA TV. On December 7, 2016, the group released two version of their first live album from their concert BOYS24 LIVE in CD format. The first version of the album was recorded by Unit White and Unit Green while the second version of the album was recorded by Unit Sky and Unit Yellow. The albums are only available on E-Shops in BOYS24 Hall.

On February 2, 2017, the group announced that they will be holding the 'BOYS24 Re:born the 1st Semi-Final' concert and will be broadcasting live on Mnet at 4pm on March 5, 2017 at the Hall of Peace at Kyung Hee University in Dongdaemun, Seoul. Through fans' votes, nine members will be selected to promote a new single. The results of the TOP9 will be announced at the 'BOYS24 Re:born the 1st Semi-Final'. The promotional unit will perform on KCON Japan, music programs, and entertainment shows.

On February 14, 2017, Lee Hwayoung was removed from the group and his contract was canceled following his leaked audio controversy for making offensive comments about fans.

Survival Show

The survival show with the same name as the group is a 2016 reality boy group unit survival show that aired every Saturday 10pm on Mnet and tvN. It is a large-scale project in which the units of a selected number of members will be produced from a pool of 49 free-agents.

MC & Masters

  • Oh Yeon-seo (MC)
  • Shin Hye-sung (Director)
  • Lee Min-woo (Director)
  • Jeon Bong-jin (Vocal Master)
  • Ha Hwi-dong (Dance Master)
  • Vasco (Rap Master)
  • Yoo Jae-hwan (Special Vocal Master)
  • Basick (Special Rap Master)
  • Choi Young-joon (Special Dance Master)
  • Winners

    The winners of BOYS24 are Unit Yellow, Unit White, Unit Green, and Unit Sky. Unit Yellow were selected as MVP and won 200 million won (approximately $171,220) of investment into their music production and unit activities promotion. Sangmin from Unit Sky withdrew from BOYS24 due to personal reasons, which included health issues. Online votes were held to pick five contestants who were formerly eliminated on the show to replace Sangmin's position. The votes took place from August 10-15 with the winners of the vote being announced on August 16. The five contestants with the highest votes were Sungho, Yeontae, Hyunuk, Sunghyun, and Jinkyu. Sungho was added to Unit Green, Yeontae was added to Unit Yellow, Sunghyun was added to Unit White, Hyunuk and Jinkyu were added to Unit Sky.


  • BOYS24 LIVE CONCERT (Seoul, September 22th, 2016 - September 30, 2017)
  • BOYS24 SEMI FINAL (Seoul, March 5th, 2017)
  • References

    Boys24 Wikipedia

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