Itzy
Itzy

Itzy

Itzy, a South Korean girl group formed by JYP Entertainment, has been making waves in the K-pop industry since their debut on February 12, 2019. The group consists of five talented members: Yeji, Lia, Ryujin, Chaeryeong, and Yuna, each showcasing their unique skills as vocalists, rappers, and dancers. Their name, stylized in all caps as “ITZY,” reflects their bold and confident image. The journey of Itzy began with the release of their single album “It’z Different,” which introduced their refreshing and energetic sound to the world. It was an instant success, and the group quickly gained recognition, earning them the title of “Rookie of the Year” at the 34th Golden Disc Awards, as well as “New Artist of the Year” at the 9th Gaon Chart Music Awards and 2019 Melon Music Awards.

Itzy’s achievements didn’t stop there. They also received the prestigious “Best New Female Artist” award at the 2019 Mnet Asian Music Awards and the “New Artist Award” at the 29th Seoul Music Awards. These accolades marked an extraordinary feat for the group, as they became the first K-pop girl group to achieve a “Rookie Grand Slam.” Building on their success, Itzy expanded their horizons by partnering with Republic Records, in addition to their existing collaboration with JYP Entertainment. This strategic partnership, initially only including Twice, allowed Itzy to broaden their international reach and gain even more recognition on a global scale.

On April 6, 2022, Itzy released their first Japanese single titled “Voltage,” captivating fans with their infectious energy and captivating performances. The group continued to impress with the release of their fifth EP, “Checkmate,” and its lead single, “Sneakers,” on July 15. It was during this time that they announced their first world tour, the “Checkmate World Tour,” which kicked off with shows in Seoul on August 6 and 7. Not content with conquering the Japanese market, Itzy further expanded their musical repertoire by releasing their second Japanese single, “Blah Blah Blah,” on October 5, and their first English single, “Boys Like You,” on October 21. These releases showcased Itzy’s versatility as a group and solidified their position as global performers.

The group’s journey continued with the release of their sixth EP, “Cheshire,” on November 30, featuring the mesmerizing lead single of the same name. Itzy’s captivating performances and catchy music continued to captivate audiences worldwide, further cementing their status as one of the leading girl groups in the industry. Fans around the world are eagerly awaiting this new chapter in Itzy’s musical journey, anticipating a fresh and dynamic release that will undoubtedly leave a lasting impact. Itzy has proven time and time again that they have what it takes to dominate the K-pop scene and transcend borders with their talent, charm, and unwavering determination. As they continue to push boundaries and showcase their growth as artists, Itzy is poised to leave an indelible mark on the global music industry, solidifying their position as a force to be reckoned with.

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