NU'EST W was the special unit of NU'EST formed in 2017. The unit consists of JR, Aron, Baekho and Ren, promoting in the absence of Minhyun (who at the time, was promoting with Wanna One). The unit disbanded in 2018 with Minhyun's return on December 31, 2018.


On July 17th, 2017, Pledis Entertainment announced that NU'EST would have a comeback as a four-member unit group.

On July 21, NU'EST W unveiled their first teaser image for the special single titled "If You". The single was released on July 25th.

Name Origin

The "W" in NU'EST W stands for "wait" as they wait to become a full group while Hwang Min Hyun promotes with Wanna One. It also contains a second meaning of them having waited for a long time to greet fans again.

Awards & Nominations



To view the NU'EST W gallery, click here.
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