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From left to right: Yeji, Lia, Ryujin, Chaeryeong and Yuna
Background information
OriginSeoul, South Korea
Years active2019 (2019)–present
  • Yeji
  • Lia
  • Ryujin
  • Chaeryeong
  • Yuna

Itzy (Korean있지; stylized as ITZY) is a South Korean girl group formed by JYP Entertainment, consisting of members Yeji, Lia, Ryujin, Chaeryeong, and Yuna. The group debuted on February 12, 2019, with the release of their single album, It'z Different.



Chaeryeong was a contestant on K-pop Star 3 in 2013.[1] In 2015, she went to compete in JYP Entertainment's (JYPE) survival show Sixteen. However, she did not make the cut to become a member of the winning girl group, Twice.[2] In 2018, Ryujin was a contestant on JTBC's survival show Mix Nine. She placed first among the girls in the competition, but lost to the boys for the overall winners.[3] Yeji was a contestant on SBS' The Fan, but was eliminated in episode 5.[4]

All of the members, except Lia, appeared in Mnet's reality show Stray Kids as a project group against the boy group Stray Kids in 2017.[5]

2019: Debut with It'z Different and It'z Icy[edit]

On January 21, JYPE announced that they would be debuting a new girl group, the first since Twice's debut in 2015.[6][7] The label's official channel uploaded a video trailer revealing the five members.[8][9]

On February 12, the group released their debut single album, It'z Different, with its lead single "Dalla Dalla". The song incorporates elements from EDM subgenres, such as future house and bass house. Its empowering lyrics have been well received by the audience.[10][11] The group scores one of the biggest Billboard debuts for a new K-pop act in years, single "Dalla Dalla" entered at No. 3 and peaked at No. 2 on the World Digital Song Sales chart. The shape-shifting confidence anthem sold 2,000 downloads in the U.S. for the week ending Feb. 14, according to Nielsen Music, making it the best-selling K-pop song in America that week. "Want It?" was released alongside the single "Dalla Dalla" debuted at No. 8 selling 1,000 downloads. "Dalla Dalla" also debuted as the second most popular song on YouTube.[12][13]

Billboard confirmed that the music video surpassed 17.1 million views within 24 hours of its release and broke the record for the most viewed K-pop debut music video within 24 hours.[14] On February 21, nine days after their debut, Itzy received their first music show win on M Countdown and became the fastest girl group to achieve their first music show win.[15][16] "Dalla Dalla" also holds the record for the fastest K-pop debut music video to reach 100 million views.[17]

Itzy's debut EP, titled It'z Icy was released on July 29, 2019 along with an accompanied music video for its lead single titled "Icy".[18][19][20] On September 22, JYPE announced Itzy's showcase tour titled Itzy Premiere Showcase Tour "Itzy? Itzy!". A showcase tour will kick off in Jakarta on November 2 and then take the act to different cities in Asia throughout the end of 2019 before heading to the United States for five shows in January 2020.[21]


  • Yeji (예지)
  • Lia (리아)
  • Ryujin (류진)
  • Chaeryeong (채령)
  • Yuna (유나)


Extended plays[edit]

List of extended plays, with selected details, chart positions and sales
Title Details Peak chart positions Sales

JPN Hot.


It'z Icy 3 49 12 32 19 11


List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released, sales and album name
Title Year Peak chart positions Sales Album



US World
"Dalla Dalla" (달라달라) 2019 2 2 31 20 2 It'z Different
"Icy" 10 1 34 7 It'z Icy
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Other charted songs[edit]

List of singles, with selected chart positions, showing year released, sales and album name
Title Year Peaks Sales Album
US World
"Want It?" 2019 [A] 8 It'z Different
"Cherry" [B] 23 It'z Icy
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Music videos[edit]

Music video Year Director(s) Ref.
"Dalla Dalla" (달라달라) 2019 Naive Creative Production [39]
"Icy" [40]


Reality shows[edit]

Year Title Network Note(s)
2019 Itzy? Itzy! Naver TV Cast, V Live, YouTube Premiered on February 20, 2019 (36 episodes).
I See Itzy Premiered on August 7, 2019.

Concert and tours[edit]

Headlining tours

  • Itzy Premiere Showcase Tour "Itzy? Itzy!" (2019–2020)

Itzy Premiere Showcase Tour "Itzy? Itzy!"[edit]

Date[21] City Country Venue
Leg 1 – Asia
November 2, 2019 Jakarta Indonesia Plenary Hall JCC
November 9, 2019 Macau TBA
December 1, 2019 Taipei Taiwan
December 8, 2019 Manila Philippines New Frontier Theater
December 13, 2019 Singapore TBA
December 21, 2019 Bangkok Thailand
Leg 2 – North America
January 17, 2020 Los Angeles United States TBA
January 19, 2020 Minneapolis
January 22, 2020 Houston
January 24, 2020 Washington, D.C.
January 26, 2020 New York City

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Nominated work Result Ref.
Genie Music Awards
2019 The Top Artist Itzy Nominated [41][42]
The Female New Artist Won
Genie Music Popularity Award Nominated
Global Popularity Award Nominated
Soribada Best K-Music Awards
2019 The Favorite Female Artist Award Itzy Nominated [43][44]
The Rookie Award Won
Brand of the Year Awards
2019 Female Rookie Idol of the Year Itzy Won [45]
MTV Europe Music Awards
2019 Best Korean Act Itzy Pending


  1. ^ "Want It?" did not enter Gaon Digital Chart, but debuted and peaked at number 127 on Gaon Download Chart.[37]
  2. ^ "Cherry" did not enter Gaon Digital Chart, but debuted and peaked at number 200 on Gaon Download Chart.[38]


  1. ^ "채령, 채연과 'K팝스타3'서 박진영 평가 눈길 "이 집안 어떡하냐"". Next Daily (in Korean). January 21, 2019. Retrieved February 16, 2019.
  2. ^ "걸그룹 친자매 채연·채령…아이보리톤 대리석으로 꾸며진 궁궐 같은 자택 '화제' 본문듣". Naver (in Korean). Segye. February 14, 2019. Retrieved February 16, 2019.
  3. ^ "종영 '믹스나인' 소년팀, 최종 우승 '데뷔'‥男 1등 우진영". Osen (in Korean). January 27, 2018. Retrieved February 16, 2019.
  4. ^ "있지 예지 '앉아서도 카리스마 폭발'". Naver (in Korean). Newsen. February 13, 2019. Retrieved February 16, 2019.
  5. ^ ""있지는 달라달라" ITZY, 데뷔곡 '달라달라' 트랙 리스트 공개". Naver (in Korean). Herald Pop. February 6, 2019. Retrieved February 16, 2019.
  6. ^ Herman, Tamar (January 20, 2019). "JYP Entertainment Unveils New Girl Group ITZY". Billboard. Retrieved February 14, 2019.
  7. ^ ""너희가 원하는거 전부 '있지'"…JYP 新걸그룹 ITZY '팀명 의미' 공개". Naver (in Korean). Sports Chosun. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  8. ^ Kwak, Yeon-soo (February 12, 2019). "JYP's new girl band ITZY to make splash in K-pop scene". Korea Times. Retrieved February 16, 2019.
  9. ^ "JYP 新걸그룹 ITZY(있지), 첫 공개..예지⋅리아⋅류진⋅채령⋅유나 5인조 확정". Naver (in Korean). OSEN. Retrieved January 23, 2019.
  10. ^ Herman, Tamar (February 11, 2019). "JYP Entertainment's New Girl Group ITZY Debuts With 'Dalla Dalla': Watch". Billboard. Retrieved February 14, 2019.
  11. ^ "ITZY, 데뷔부터 '달라달라'[종합]". Naver (in Korean). Star MoneyToday. Retrieved February 13, 2019.
  12. ^ a b c Benjamin, Jeff (February 22, 2019). "ITZY Make Major Debut on World Digital Song Sales & YouTube Chart With 'Dalla Dalla'". Billboard. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  13. ^ "World Digital Song Sales – The week of March 2, 2019". Billboard. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  14. ^ Herman, Tamar (March 8, 2019). "Video For TOMORROW X TOGETHER's Debut Single 'Crown' Viewed Over 15 Million Times In First 24 Hours". Billboard. Retrieved March 12, 2019.
  15. ^ "ITZY "'엠카'서 데뷔 첫 1위, 진심 감사..변치 않고 더 열심히 할 것" 소감". OSEN (in Korean). News Chosun. Retrieved March 10, 2019.
  16. ^ "[HI★PICK] "걸그룹 최단·음반 없이 1위" ITZY, 기대치가 원동력 됐다". Naver (in Korean). Hankook Ilbo. Retrieved March 4, 2019.
  17. ^ "'Dalla Dalla' tops 100 million views". Korea JoongAng Daily. Retrieved July 9, 2019.
  18. ^ @ITZYofficial (July 10, 2019). "ITZY <IT'z ICY> TEASER IMAGE" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  19. ^ "ITZY, 유닛 티저 2종 공개…블링블링 비주얼로 컴백 예열". Naver (in Korean). Wow TV. Retrieved July 11, 2019.
  20. ^ Herman, Tamar (July 28, 2019). "ITZY Heats Things Up in Fiery New 'Icy' Video: Watch". Billboard. Retrieved July 28, 2019.
  21. ^ a b Herman, Tamar (September 22, 2019). "ITZY to Bring ITZY? ITZY! Showcase Tour to the U.S." Billboard. Retrieved September 23, 2019.
  22. ^ Gaon Albums Chart:
  23. ^ SNEP Top Download Albums:
  24. ^ Oricon Albums Chart:
  25. ^ Billboard Japan Hot Albums:
  26. ^ Billboard Heatseekers Albums:
  27. ^ Billboard World Albums:
  28. ^ Total sales for It'z Icy:
  29. ^ Total sales for It'z Icy:
  30. ^ 週間 デジタルアルバムランキング 2019年08月12日付 [Weekly Digital Album Chart 2019/08/12]. Oricon (in Japanese). Archived from the original on August 7, 2019. Retrieved August 7, 2019.
  31. ^ a b Gaon Digital Chart:
  32. ^ Billboard Korea Kpop 100:
  33. ^ Billboard Japan Hot 100:
  34. ^ The Official NZ Music Hot 40 Singles Chart:
  35. ^ Billboard World Digital Song Sales:
  36. ^ Billboard World Digital Song Sales:
  37. ^ "Want It?". Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  38. ^ "Cherry". Retrieved August 8, 2019.
  39. ^ "ITZY "Dalla Dalla (달라달라)" M/V". Studio Naive. February 25, 2019. Retrieved February 26, 2019.
  40. ^ "ITZY "ICY" M/V". Studio Naive. August 5, 2019. Retrieved August 7, 2019.
  41. ^ "[뮤직토픽] '2019 MGMA', 여자 신인상 후보에 아이즈원이 없는 것에 대한 의구심". Topstarnews (in Korean). June 21, 2019.
  42. ^ "[MGMA] 방탄소년단, 대상 포함 6관왕 폭주...트와이스 `2관왕` (종합)". MK (in Korean). August 1, 2019. Retrieved August 1, 2019.
  43. ^ "'2019 SOBA' 루키상 ITZY·라이징상 엔플라잉 "무대 빛내준 팬들"". Hankook Ilbo (in Korean). August 22, 2019. Retrieved August 22, 2019.
  44. ^ 2019 SOBA AWARD. Soribada (in Korean). Archived from the original on August 20, 2019. Retrieved August 22, 2019.
  45. ^ "[포토] 오마이걸, '2019브랜드대상' 여자아이돌 부문 수상". Biz NewDaily (in Korean). July 24, 2019.

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