Honeyst (Hangul: 허니스트; RR: Heoniseuteu) is a South Korean pop rock band formed by FNC Entertainment in 2017. The band consists of Oh Seung-seok (drummer), Kim Chul-min (main vocalist, guitarist, keyboardist), Seo Dong-sung (leader, vocalist, bassist), and Kim Hwan (guitarist, vocalist). Their debut single album “Like You” was released on May 17, 2017. In May 2016, the four members participated as “NEOZ Band” on the Mnet reality survival show d.o.b. (dance or band), competing against other trainees in “NEOZ Dance” for the chance to debut. In the final episode on June 29, 2016, “NEOZ Band” eventually lost to “NEOZ Dance” after won the public voting and debuted as SF9.
In May 2017, FNC Entertainment announced that the four members would debut as Honeyst (a combination of words “Honey” and “Artist”) and would pursue an acoustic vibe. Honeyst made their official debut with single album Like You on May 17, 2017. The single contains of three track with the lead single “Like You”. The single debuted at twenty-two on Gaon Album Chart. On November 22, Honeyst released their second single album Someone to Love.