MANILA, Philippines—As Kpop becomes more global especially during this pandemic, many idols have already gone into the digital space to host concerts such as BTS’ Map of the Soul ON:E, TWICE’s World In A Day, IZ*ONE’s Oneiric Theatre, even the KCON:TACT Summer 2020 which featured performances from various groups and gathered fan participation worldwide.
This generation has a lot of K-Pop groups that are already breaking the boundaries of east and west music. Despite of language differences, its undeniably a fact that K-Pop as a genre is irresistible. For that, the Kpop industry serves different groups for you to stan. Let’s take a closer look to one of the rising girl group right now – ITZY!
get to know ITZY
The one-year old girl group, ITZY, under JYP Entertainment is one of the popular groups right now.
One of the members, Chaeryeong, joined ‘K-Pop Star 3’ and also JYPE’s survival show ‘Sixteen’ – where the winning girls will debut as TWICE.
Member Ryujin was also a contestant IN JTBC’s survival show ‘Mixnine’ while member Yeji happened to be a contestant on SBS ‘The Fan.’ Except Lia, the three members together with Yuna had also appeared on Mnet’s reality show for Stray Kids back then 2017.
Like any group, ITZY’s debut was not an easy-peasy one. However, surviving throughout the years of training had paved their progressive success at the moment.
Their debut song, “Dalla Dalla” had made a big noise after it was released. With its empowering lyrics, there is no doubt how it entered at No. 3 and peaked at No. 2 on the World Digital Song Sales chart. Meanwhile, their aesthetically-done music video is now close to 200 million views.
ITZY is also the group who got the fastest win on the music show M Countdown, which was just 8 days after debut.
They’ve received awards from Asia Artists Awards and Golden Disc Award for 2019’s Rookie of the Year title.
To date, the group made a big comeback last March 9 with their lead single “Wanna Be’ and in just 24 hours the music video had already surpassed more than 10 million views.
The girls still have a long way to go and building a strong bond together with their MIDZY, their journey will surely be fun and exciting. So what are you waiting for now, stan ITZY!