Is Red Velvet’s Joy dating R&B singer Crush?

ON August 23, 2021, news broke that K-Pop star Joy of Red Velvet and Crush, a South Korean singer, were dating.

The news comes just a few days after Red Velvet returned with their first album since 2019, Queendom.


Joy from Red VelvetCredit: Getty

Is Red Velvet’s Joy dating R&B singer Crush?

Joy’s label SM Entertainment and Crush’s label P Nation confirmed the relationship between the musicians.

South Korean outlet Sports Chosun broke the news that the pair were seeing each other.

The pair teamed up in May 2020 on Crush’s song Mayday, which set rumors alight about the couple’s romance.

It was confirmed by Joy and Crush’s respective labels that the two started seeing each other shortly after their song collaboration.

Crush is a South Korean R&B singer


Crush is a South Korean R&B singerCredit: Getty

What did K-Pop fans say about Joy and Crush’s romance?

K-Pop fans welcomed the news of the new romance on social media.

K-Pop website Soompi, which has one of the largest international Internet communities for K-pop, tweeted the news. which garnered a host of replies.

“We’re not really shocked, but I’m still so happy for them! very cute couple,” one user wrote.

“If this is true, this makes me smile. They seemed to have such a fun time together when they were working on the one song,” another said.

A delighted fan excitedly tweeted: “THEY IN LOVE I STAN OMG I AM SO HAPPY I LOVE THEM BOTH!!!!!”

One was concerned about the future of the couple’s romance, writing: “Please I hope public don’t ruin this couple. Dating is normal. Happy for you two. I’m not a fan but i’m happy that they didn’t hide it. Congratulations. STAY IN LOVE.”

“Dating 싱송라 (singer songwriter) like Crush means there’s a potential a whole album is made for you or inspired by you,” a Crush fan penned.

Who are Joy and Crush?

Park Soo-young, known by the stage name Joy, is a South Korean singer, actress and host.

She debuted as a member of South Korean girl group Red Velvet in August 2014. 

Hailing from Jeju-si, South Korea, Joy is 24-years-old.

In 2021, Joy had her official debut as a soloist with the release of her special extended play Hello.

Shin Hyo-seob, also known as Crush, is an R&B singer.

He debuted on April 1, 2014 with the single “Sometimes” and released his first album Crush on You on June 5, 2014.

Nine of Crush’s singles have peaked in the top five on Gaon Digital Chart, including “Just”, “Beautiful”, “Don’t Forget”, “Bittersweet” and “Sleepness Night.”


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