Choi Yu-na (born October 4, 1997), better known by her stage name Yuju, is a South Korean singer. She is best known as the main vocalist of the South Korean girl group GFriend.
In 2011, she competed in the first season of K-pop Star 1, where she was eliminated in the first round.
In January 2015, Yuju made her debut as a member of GFriend with the song “Glass Bead”. A few months later the group released their second single, named “Me Gustas Tu”. During the promotions of the song, while performing on a slippery stage, GFriend members fell on the stage eight times, gaining international attention. The group was praised for their professionalism, especially Yuju, who suffered a twisted finger during the performance. Their next song, “Rough”, won 15 times on music show programs.
Yuju sang “Spring Is Gone by Chance” for the South Korean television drama The Girl Who Sees Smells with Loco. The song won “OST Chart First Place” ten weeks in a row on Music Bank and “Best OST” at the 2015 Melon Music Awards. An acoustic version of the song was also released.
Yuju recorded “Billy & The Brave Guys”, for the soundtrack of the animated movie Chicken Hero, which was released on February 18, 2016. In March 2016, she collaborated with Sunyoul of UP10TION for a song called “Cherish”.
On October 2017, she collaborated with Jihoo of IZ for a song titled “Heart Signal”.