The new C-pop boyband is an affiliate of K-pop’s NCT.
Newly formed C-pop group WayV is already making waves on Billboard’s Social 50 chart, debuting at No. 4 on the Jan. 26-dated tally.
The seven-piece boyband, a Chinese affiliate of K-pop’s NCT, was introduced in August 2018 under the working name NCT China. On New Year’s Eve 2018, the name WayV was revealed, followed by its debut EP, The Vision, on Jan. 17 (led by a Mandarin-language version of NCT 127’s “Regular”).
WayV added 40,000 new followers to its Twitter account amid the release, alongside 93,000 mentions and 784,000 retweets on the service, according to Next Big Sound.