Let’s Get To Know Produce X 101 Contestant Lee Eunsang
Produce X 101 is an idol survival program that was aired by Mnet. Idol trainees from various agencies competed for a chance to debut in Mnet’s idol group, X1. The program gained huge success for collecting and shaping raw talent and developed the talent to a new level.
One of the trainees and a Produce X 101 contestant, Lee Eunsang, joined the program and gained popularity since the first episode. Despite failing to make it to the best 10, he became the X member and got the chance to debut in X1. After debuting with X1, Lee Eunsang got his chance to debut as a solo singer.
In this article, Channel-Korea is going to introduce you to everything you need to know about Produce X 101 contestant and former X1 member Lee Eunsang. So stay tuned and keep scrolling down.
Lee Eun-sang’s Full Profile
Name: Lee Eunsang
Stage Name: Lee Eun-sang
Birthday: October 26th, 2002
Place of Birth: Jeju City
Nationality: South Korea
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 63 kg
Blood Type: A
Shoe Size: 270 mm
Label: Brand New Music
Chinese Zodiac: The Year of the Horse
Official Website: leeeunsang
Daum Café: LeeEunSang-OFFICIAL
Lee Eun-sang’s Fun Facts
- Eunsang attended two high schools, Busan Namil High School and Seoul Performing Arts High School
- He was excellent in English and mathematics
- Eunsang’s family moved from Jeju to Busan when he was small
- Eunsang was born in Jeju Island
- He learned dancing by himself
- He has an older sister who is three years older than him
- He was famous for his dancing skills in high school
- His trainee period was very short, only a year and two months
- His hobbies are watching movies and finding famous dessert restaurants
- His favorite dessert is macaroons
- Eunsang has bad eyesight but he chooses to wear contact lenses instead of glasses
- His motto is: “Work Hard and achieve the best result!”
- He has a polite and reserved personality
- Aside from singing, he can rap as well
- According to high school teachers and friends, Eunsang was a considerate student and worked hard in everything that he did
- Instead of speaking a lot, he prefers to use simple sentences
- If he has time for a holiday, he would love to go to Europe
- He loves flower and soap perfumes
- Eunsang prefers dogs to cats
- He also likes bright days better than rainy days
- Among the four seasons, he loves winter the most
- His favorite movie genres are action and horror
- He prefers sneakers to loafers
- He likes hoodies better than shirts
- For snacks, he would rather have pizza than fried chicken
- He prefers his eggs to be half-cooked rather than fully cooked
- He likes drinking soda rather than cola
Lee Eun-sang in Produce X 101
Eunsang was a trainee of Brand New Music before participating in Produce X 101. He stole the attention of viewers and judges with his bright red hair color and matching white and red shirt. According to the judges, he was aware of the stage monitor and frequently made eye contact with viewers.
Viewers considered him as one of the most handsome trainees. When he performed “Go Get Her”, Eunsang got a lot of praise. At the end of Episode 1, he was placed in the A rank team. He is considered as one of the trainees that can go all the way to the final episode and get a chance to debut. He ranked 14th at the end of the first episode.
Even though he was placed in a good position, Eunsang trained very hard. According to the interview, he said that he wakes up and trains all night to prepare for his performance. Due to his hardworking attitude, his position improved greatly and he ranked second at the end of the second episode.
In the 12th episode, he failed to get into the best 10 and he almost gave up. He dropped four positions and placed 13th overall. In the final performance, he collected 689.489 votes. His face was terribly disappointed by the outcome.
He looked very sad which was a totally different image compared to his normal image. He never looked that sad throughout the competition. Viewers and fans could see tears falling down from his eyes. However, to his surprise, he finally got the last ticket for debut as an X1 member because he was selected as the X member or the last member. He received a total of more than 3 million votes.
Lee Eun-sang in X1
X1 was a Korean idol group that was formed by Mnet’s Produce X 101. Among Produce X 101 participants, ten of the best trainees were selected to debut in X1. The X member, the eleventh member was selected from the remaining trainees.
The group was officially announced on July 19th, 2019. Lee Eun-sang, Han Seung-woo, Cho Seung-youn, Lee Han-kyeol, Kim Woo-seok, Kim Yo-han, Song Hyeon-jun, Son Dong-pyo, Cha Jun-ho, Kang Min-hee, and Nam Do-hyeon were selected as X1 members after several weeks of competition and vote collection.
X1 debuted with their debut mini-album Quantum Leap and sold more than five hundred thousand copies. The selling was recorded as the best-selling debut album among K-pop idol groups. However, due to a vote-rigging scandal, Produce X 101 received huge criticism. Finally, on January 6th, 2020, X1 officially disbanded.
Quantum Leap peaked at No. 1 on the Korean music chart and received 2x platinum from KMCA. The album sold more than half a million copies in Korea alone. In Japan, the album sold more than fifty thousand copies.
Lee Eun-sang’s Solo Debut
After the disbandment of X1, Lee Eunsang decided to start a solo career. His agency announced the upcoming release of Lee Eunsang’s solo album. Some video teasers were released through the official account of Brand New Music. It was revealed that Lee Eun-sang’s debut album was titled Beautiful Scar. Beautiful Scar was released on August 31st, 2020. The album sold close to thirty thousand copies in Korea and peaked at No. 7 on the Korean music chart.
Lee Eun-sang’s Debut Stage
Lee Eunsang performed his debut solo single “Beautiful Scar” in Mnet’s M! Countdown. His performance was uploaded to Mnet’s YouTube account in September 2020. Viewers praised his visual and singing skills. He is a perfect idol with a combination of physique, visuals, and talent. He also performed “Beautiful Scar” in MBC’s Show Champion.
Lee Eun-sang’s Music Video
Lee Eunsang’s “Beautiful Scar” music video was uploaded on August 31st, 2020. By the end of November 2020, the music video already amassed more than ten million views. Park Woo-jin of AB6IX made a featuring appearance in the MV. Lee Eunsang focused on the singing while Park Woo-jin focused on the rapping version.
Lee Eun-sang’s Focus Fancam
During the promotion of X1’s single, Lee Eunsang and other X1 members performed on Mnet’s M! Countdown. He wore a casual student look with oversized glasses that matched his outfit. He looked extremely young and fresh in excellent student style. Lots of fans fell in love with his visual. His cute eyeglasses made him worthy boyfriend material.
Lee Eun-sang For Music Episode 2020 Lineup
Lee Eunsang released two EP albums after releasing the debut album Beautiful Scar in August 2020. On October 14th, 2020, Lee Eunsang released a duet album with Kim Woo-seok. The album consists of a track titled “Memories”.
“Memories” has an alternative rock vibe because the track combines acoustic guitar riffs with British pop style music. The sweet and tender sound of Lee Eunsung and Kim Woo-seok make the track very pleasing to hear. Both Lee Eunsang and Kim Woo-seok wrote and arranged “Memories”.
In November 2020, Lee Eun-sang released his latest solo single titled “Starry Night”. The song is part of the original soundtrack of the drama Starry Night. The combination of acoustic guitar melody, piano, and Lee Eun-sung’s sweet voice make the song very soothing to hear.
Lee Eun-sang’s Personal Color Experience
Lee Eun-sang greeted Korean fans and wished them a wonderful Korean Thanksgiving holiday. He asked fans to take care of their health and wore warm clothes because winter was approaching.
Brand New Music posted a cover of Lee Eunsang’s “Beautiful Scar” dance version music video. The original version gained more than eight million views on YouTube. Apparently, Lee Eun-sang is a great fan of Harry Potter because he used a Harry Potter robe and embedded Harry Potter’s lightning scar on his face.
Lee Eun-sang posted his September vlog on the Brand New Music YouTube channel. In the post, Lee Eun-sang was preparing to perform his debut single “Beautiful Scar”. He was very nervous because it was the first time he had to perform and sing on the stage alone. After his debut performance, the staff prepared a surprise event for him. The production staff had prepared a cake to celebrate Lee Eunsang’s solo debut. He looked very happy because of the attention and care from the staff.
That was all the information about former Produce x 101 contestant Lee Eunsang. Apparently, he received more popularity after the disbandment of X1 and starting his solo career. Let’s cheer him on and support his solo career.
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