NCT – South Korean K-pop, hip-hop, and teen pop band
NCT is a South Korean boy band project created by SM Entertainment. The name NCT stands for Neo Culture Technology. Using a mix of unusual digital sound, acrobatic moves, and charisma, the artists are conquering the music lovers all over the world.
The plans for the group’s launch became obvious in 2013. SM Entertainment’s representative announced auditions. The majority of the members were chosen through the label’s project SM Rookies. Johnny, Ten, Yuta, Mark, and Renjun passed SM Global Auditions. The rest of the members came from street auditions, talent shows, and other performances. Today the lineup includes 18 young men, Taeil, Taeyong, Jaehyun, Yuta, Winwin, Doyoung, Kun, Ten, Johnny, Haechan, Jaemin, Jungwoo, Jeno, Mark, Lucas, Renjun, Jisung, and Chenle. They perform in different combinations, under the names of NCT U, NCT Dream, NCT # 127, and NCT China.