Amber Liu

Birth name  :  Amber Josephine Liu
Other name :  엠버 (Amber)
Born            :  September 18, 1992 Los Angeles County, California, United States
Occupation  :  Singer, rapper, dancer
Genre          :  Pop, dance

Personal Life

Amber Josephine Liu 逸雲 Liú Yìyún born September 18, 1992, better known mononymously as Amber, is a Taiwanese/American singer active in South Korea. She is of Taiwanese descent[citation needed]. Her parents are from Tainan City, Taiwan. She is a member of SM Entertainment's quintet pop girl group f(x). Aside from her rapping skills, she is also known as the girl with a boyish image, different from the usual sweet and girly image of other Korean girl groups.

Amber was cast from SM Entertainment's Los Angeles global audition in 2008, where she and one male was selected to be a trainee for SM. After a year and a half of training, she debuted under the new girl group f(x) in September 2009, labeled as "Asia's Pop Dance Group". On September 1, 2009, f(x)'s first single "La Cha Ta" (stylized as "LA chA TA") was digitally released. They debuted on September 2 at their very own showcase event held at the Samseong-dong Fashion Center. The group's first broadcast performance of "La Cha Ta" was held at MBC's music show Show! Music Core on September 5, 2009. Months after, they released their first single album Chu~♡, consisting of 3 songs. On May 4, 2010, they finally released their first mini album Nu ABO. She is fluent in English and somewhat fluent in Korean and Mandarin Chinese.

Label mate Girls' Generation had their first concert Into The New World on December 19 and 20, 2009 in Seoul. One of its members, Yuri, performed a cover of Ciara's song "1, 2 step" and featured Amber as a rapper and dancer. On June 2010, SM Entertainment released Taiwanese singer and actor Danson Tang's new music video called "I'm Back", which features Amber doing the rap part in both English and Korean, which was released in his third studio album The First Second.

Aside from featured songs, Amber also worked with fellow group mates Luna and Krystal for the OST of KBS drama God of Study, in a song called "Spread Its Wings".

On November 19 and 20, 2011, Super Junior had their opening stops in Seoul for Super Show 4 World Tour. Amber was featured on Henry's solo which is a rearranged version of Justin Bieber's "Baby" with Amber doing the rap part along with Henry. Also, Amber together with her group mates Victoria and Sulli performed Oops!! with Shindong, Donghae, Eunhyuk and Leeteuk.

Also, on March 17, 2012, She appeared as a guest on Immortal Song 2 to support fellow labelmate, SHINee's Taemin as they performed Wrongful Meeting as Taemin sang and Amber rapped.

Amber has been confirmed to be part of the new cast of the second season of Invincible Youth , a South Korean variety show, in which her fellow f(x) member, Victoria, was a part of during the said show's first season. Amber from f(x) and Woori from (South Korean band) has been confirmed to be leaving Invincible Youth 2. As stated Amber and Woori will be focusing on their group activities - Amber will be focusing on the Japan debut and Korean comeback and Woori will be focusing activities in japan with her group.

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