Elris

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Elris
Elris in 2017. Left to right: Karin, Sohee, Hyeseong, Yukyung and Bella.
Elris in 2017. Left to right: Karin, Sohee, Hyeseong, Yukyung and Bella.
Background information
OriginSeongnam, South Korea
Genres
Years active2017 (2017)–present
LabelsHunus
Members

Elris (Korean엘리스, sometimes stylized as ELRIS), is a South Korean girl group formed by Hunus Entertainment in 2017. The group consists of seven members: EJ, Bella, Chaejeong, Hyeseong, Yukyung, Sohee and Karin. [1] They debuted on June 1, 2017 with their first extended play, We, first.[2]

History[edit]

2017: Pre-debut, Debut with We, first and Color Crush[edit]

Prior to the group's debut, Kim So-hee and Min Ka-rin were contestants on the reality show K-pop Star 6.[3]

On June 1, 2017, Elris released their first mini-album, We, first, containing five tracks including the titular lead single.[4]

Their second mini-album, Color Crush, was released on September 13, 2017, consisting of five other tracks and the lead single "Pow Pow".[5]

2018: Summer Dream[edit]

On June 6, 2018, Hunus Entertainment confirmed that Elris would be coming back on June 28 with their third mini-album titled Summer Dream.[6] On June 28, Elris released their third mini-album, containing three tracks, including the titular title song.

2019: Miss U[edit]

Elris released a digital single titled Miss U on November 12, 2019.[7]

2020: Re-formation to 7 members and Jackpot[edit]

On February 12, 2020, Hunus Entertainment confirmed that the group has added two new members, EJ and Chaejeong.[1] The group came back on February 26 with their fourth mini-album titled Jackpot with a single of the same name, which marked the group's first release as seven members.[8]

Members[edit]

Adapted from their Naver profile.[9]

  • EJ (Hangul: 이제이)
  • Bella (Hangul: 벨라)
  • Chaejeong (Hangul: 채정)
  • Hyeseong (Hangul: 혜성)
  • Yukyung (Hangul: 유경)
  • Sohee (Hangul: 소희) — Leader[10]
  • Karin (Hangul: 가린)

Discography[edit]

Extended plays[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales
KOR
[11]
We, First
Track Listing
  1. Searching for Elris (Intro)
  2. We, First (우리 처음)
  3. My Star (나의 별)
  4. Miracle
  5. You And I (너와 나)
21
Color Crush
  • Released: September 13, 2017
  • Label: Hunus Entertainment, LOEN Entertainment
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Track Listing
  1. Heart Bank
  2. Pow Pow
  3. Roopretelcham (열려라 그대)
  4. Wonderland Girl
  5. Farewell (짝이별)
  6. Midnight, moonlight
15
Summer Dream
  • Released: June 28, 2018
  • Label: Hunus Entertainment, Kakao M
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Track Listing
  1. Summer Dream
  2. Will Be Mine (찰랑찰랑)
  3. Talk To Me (말해) (Prod. Ravi)
  4. Lovely (챙겨주고 싶어)
  5. Focus
15
Jackpot
  • Released: February 26, 2020
  • Label: Hunus Entertainment, Kakao M
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Track Listing
  1. Intro
  2. Jackpot
  3. This is me
  4. Like I Do (해봐)
  5. No Big Deal
19

Singles[edit]

Title Year Peak chart
positions
Sales (DL) Album
KOR
[16]
"We, First" (우리 처음) 2017 N/A We, First
"Pow Pow" Color Crush
"Summer Dream" 2018 Summer Dream
"Miss U" (그립다) 2019 Non-album single
"Jackpot" 2020 Jackpot
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

OSTs[edit]

Title Year Peak chart
positions
Sales (DL) Album
KOR
[17]
"Cotton Candy" (솜사탕) 2019 N/A I Hate You Juliet OST Part.2
"—" denotes releases that did not chart or were not released in that region.

Compilation appearances[edit]

Title Year Album
"White Love" (스키장에서) 2020 Immortal Songs: Singing the Legend (Kim Jong-guk x Turbo Part 1)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result
2018 24th Korean Entertainment Arts Awards Best Rookie Group (Female) N/A Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "엘리스, 새 멤버 이제이·채정 합류→26일 새 앨범 컴백 [공식]". OSEN (in Korean). February 12, 2020.
  2. ^ "걸그룹 '엘리스' 데뷔 쇼케이스…멤버 소희 "하늘 이미지, 보여줄 모습 많다"" (in Korean). Donga Ilbo. Archived from the original on 2017-09-16. Retrieved 2017-09-16.
  3. ^ "'K팝스타6' 김소희, 걸그룹 'ELRIS'로 가요계 데뷔" (in Korean). Retrieved 2017-09-14.
  4. ^ "엘리스, 데뷔곡 M/V 티저 2탄 공개" (in Korean). Ten Asia. 2017-05-31.
  5. ^ "'컴백' 엘리스 "파격 변신, 톡톡 튀는 매력 발산할 것"" (in Korean). No Cut News. 2017-09-13.
  6. ^ "엘리스(ELRIS), 6월 미니 3집 'SUMMER DREAM' 발표…9개월 만에 '컴백'". Top Star News (in Korean). June 7, 2018.
  7. ^ "엘리스, 팬 향한 그리움 노래한다…12일 신곡 '그립다' 공개". OSEN (in Korean). November 8, 2019.
  8. ^ "엘리스, 새 멤버 이제이·채정 영입…'JACKPOT'으로 컴백". TV Report (in Korean). February 12, 2020.
  9. ^ "엘리스 프로필" (in Korean). Naver.
  10. ^ "'컴백 엘리스' 새 멤버 이제이X채정 눈물 "부담 많았을 것"…소희 리더 선 출" (in Korean). Naver.
  11. ^ "Gaon Album Chart". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Association. Retrieved June 8, 2017.
  12. ^ "2017년 07월 Album Chart". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Association. Retrieved August 12, 2017.
  13. ^ "2018년 11월 Album Chart". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Association. Retrieved December 15, 2017.
  14. ^ "2018년 07월 Album Chart". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Association. Retrieved August 9, 2018.
  15. ^ 2020년 03월 Album Chart [March 2020 Album Chart]. Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Retrieved April 16, 2020.
  16. ^ "Gaon Digital Chart". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Association. Retrieved June 8, 2017.
  17. ^ "Gaon Digital Chart". Gaon Music Chart (in Korean). Korea Music Content Association. Retrieved June 8, 2017.

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