AKMU’s Lee Chanhyuk Shaves Off His Hair While Performing Live, Shocking Netizens

Lee Chanhyuk took his performance to the next level!

AKMU‘s Lee Chanhyuk made his solo debut with his new album, ERROR. The album was released less than a week ago, and Lee Chanhyuk is promoting the album in unique ways, including a shocking performance on SBS‘s Inkigayo.

Lee Chanhyuk | @akmuPH/Twitter

Lee Chanhyuk is setting himself apart with his performance art promotions for his first solo album.

From visiting three cities in one day for a surprise performance in a box before being whisked away under cover of a black cloth…

… to conducting “telepathy” interviews…

… to setting up a chair and enjoying tea while reading an upside-down newspaper next to a crosswalk…

… to performing in a cloak with his back to the audience, only visible to fans through a mirror…

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…to what happened during his most recent performance on Inkigayo.

Lee Chanhyuk before his “Inkigayo” performance | @kpop_sbs/Twitter

What started as a typical performance of his title track, “Panorama,” quickly took a unique turn as Lee Chanhyuk, seated, was covered with an apron by someone in a lab coat standing behind him.

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While Lee Chanhyuk starts to sing, the on-stage guest takes a hair trimmer out of his pocket before beginning to shave off the AKMU member’s hair.

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The talented idol didn’t miss a note has his head continued to be shaved, proving his mic was on with his impressive live vocals.

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At the end of the stage, he sat still with his newly uniform buzz cut while the audience exploded into applause after the bold and eccentric performance.

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A fan who attended the Inkigayo filming posted a photo of a lock of hair they were able to keep.

Fans and netizens reacted with shock at the bold performance.

Others praised his confidence and artistic ingenuity.

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  • “Wow, that’s seriously shocking”
  • “Fun, cool I support you!!”
  • “Chanhyuk is really amazing ㅋㅋㅋ I support you”
  • “Cool refreshing I’ll support you”

Check out more about his creative performances below!

AKMU’s Chanhyuk Performs “Panorama” Still With His Back To The Audience But His Face Can Be Seen

Source: YouTube