Youth With You 2: Power Vocalist Yu Yan Revealed As The NINE’s Maknae!

Yu Yan revealed to be the youngest in The Nine

It was a historical night on May 30 as Chinese idol survival show Youth With You 2 announced its final line-up of nine trainees set to debut in the new girl group “The Nine”. Among the girls is power vocalist, Yu Yan who was later revealed to be the group’s maknae (youngest member of a group).

Photo Credit: @你的鱼蛋er酒没醒 (via Weibo)
First poster of The Nine, featuring top 9 trainees from Youth With You 2
Photo Credit: iQiyi

Here’s a list of the girls based on the girls’ final ranking and their age.

  1. Xin Liu (Liu Yu Xin), Apr 20, 1997 – 23 years old
  2. Yu Shu Xin, Dec 18, 1995 – 25 years old
  3. Kiki Xu (Xu Jia Qi), Aug 27, 1995 – 25 years old
  4. Yu Yan, May 26, 1997 – 23 years old
  5. Shaking Chloe (Xie Ke Yin), Jan 4, 1997 – 23 years old
  6. Babymonster An (An Qi), May 13, 1996 – 24 years old
  7. Zhao Xiao Tang, Feb 2, 1997 – 23 years old
  8. Snow Kong (Kong Xue Er), Apr 30, 1996 – 24 years old
  9. K Lu (Lu Ke Ran), Nov 7, 1995 – 25 years old – 25 years old

Yu Yan: The Dark Horse of Youth With You 2

Though Yu Yan did not get a lot of screentime during the first half of Youth With You 2, Yu Yan successfully proved her worth by acing one stage after another. Her efforts and talent was eventually noticed by fans as her rank started going up; from #30 to #21 and in the grand finale, #4 with 7.1 million votes.

Yu Yan ranks fourth in
Photo Credit: Screengrab from iQiyi

Who would have thought that the charismatic and powerhouse vocalist Yu Yan would end up being the maknae?! Yu Yan, are you still the cool girl we know? 😛

Photo Credit: @Sun-shine的小虎牙 (via Weibo)

Here’s a look back at some of Yu Yan’s best performances in Youth With You 2!

What do you think of the nine girls who made it to The Nine? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

Featured Image: iQiyi

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