Kang Daniel is a South Korean singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He rose to fame in early 2017 as the first place winner of the second season of reality competition series Produce 101 and former member of the show's derivative boy group Wanna One, which gained both critical and commercial success while promoting for a year and a half.
Following the end of Wanna One's activities as a group, Kang took a six-month hiatus from the entertainment industry and took over management of his career. In mid-2019, he established his own agency to manage his future activities as a solo artist and released his debut extended play, Color on Me, which was a commercial success that topped South Korea's Gaon Album Chart. His subsequent works from his color series titled Cyan and Magenta also topped the Gaon Album Chart with the former's title track earning Kang his first top ten single in Korea. Furthering his success as a solo artist, Kang earned his first top five single in Korea as well as his first solo appearance on Billboard's World Digital Song Sales chart through the single "Paranoia".