NCT DREAM, a popular sub-group within the NCT brand, debuted in August 2016 with the bright, bubbly single ‘Chewing Gum’. With a wide variety of songs including ‘My First and Last’, ‘ We Young’, ‘Go’, and ‘We Go Up’, NCT DREAM served as a group representing teens through their youthful music and performances, and wide range of emotions and visual concepts from fresh and bubbly to a more powerful spirit.
Not only did they peak on various music charts and shows, NCT DREAM also received the ‘Top Promising Group’ Award from ‘The 5th V Chart Awards’ hosted by YinYueTai, one of the biggest music awards in China. The group was also named Billboard’s ’21 Under 21: Music’s Next Generation’ for three consecutive years from 2018 to 2020, and was the only Asian artist on the TIMES Magazine’s ’25 Most Influential Teens of 2018’, once again cementing their status as an influential young group around the world.
NCT DREAM achieved their first entry into the ‘Billboard Artist 100’ chart with their 3rd mini album ‘We Boom’ in 2019. The group continued to prove their global rise as emerging artist with their following album ‘Reload’ in 2020, which hit No.1 on music charts in 51 different countries. No.1 ‘Billboard’s Emerging Artists Chart’ and on China’s QQ Music Digital Album Sales chart.
In March 2022, NCT DREAM continued their rise breaking their own records by surpassing 2 million copies in week one of release for their second full-length album ‘Glitch Mode’. This past May, the group followed with its repackage album ‘Beatbox’, gaining worldwide attention even before release with over 325 million views of its promotional short-form content, once again proving their overwhelming power as a top international act.