Lovelyz at Team Korea Rio 2016
|Origin||Seoul, South Korea|
Lovelyz (Hangul: 러블리즈) is a South Korean girl group formed in 2014 by Woollim Entertainment and is the company's first girl group. The group consists of eight members: Baby Soul, Jiae, Jisoo, Mijoo, Kei, Jin, Sujeong and Yein. Their debut album, Girls' Invasion, was released on November 17, 2014.
- 1 History
- 2 Philanthropy
- 3 Members
- 4 Discography
- 5 Concerts
- 6 Filmography
- 7 Awards and nominations
- 8 References
- 9 External links
2014: Debut with Girls' Invasion
On November 5, 2014 Lovelyz's debut was first announced by Woolim Entertainment. Prior to debut, Seo Jisoo withdrew for personal reasons. On November 10, Lovelyz released the digital single "Good Night Like Yesterday". Their debut showcase was on November 12 at the K-ART Hall in Olympic Park, and their debut stage was the next day on M! Countdown. Lovelyz's debut album, Girls' Invasion with lead single "Candy Jelly Love" were released on November 17. The album ranked ninth on Taiwan's Five Music Korea-Japan weekly chart and first on Japan's Tower Records albums chart.
On December 21, the group took part in the annual music festival SBS Gayo Daejeon for the festival's segment Strong Babies which featured newly debuted K-Pop groups. Lovelyz performed "Candy Jelly Love" and "Moves Like Jagger" along with Red Velvet, Winner, and Got7.
2015: Hi~, Lovelyz8 and Lovelinus
Lovelyz released repackage edition for Girls' Invasion titled Hi~ on March 3. It contained the original tracks from Girls' Invasion along with two new songs including the single of the same name. They made comeback stage with performing Hi~ and Joyland on March 5 on music program M Countdown. On April 17, Lovelyz continue promotions on music shows with the other new song from their repackaged edition, Amusement Park. They continued promotions until April 30. On April 22 Lovelyz participated in the KCON 2015 Japan M!Countdown show for 15,000 people, their first overseas activity. On May 23, the group performed at Dream Concert in the Seoul World Cup Stadium.
On August 27, Lovelyz performed at the Korea Brand and Entertainment Expo in Shanghai along with Infinite. On the same day, Woollim Entertainment announced that Jisoo would be rejoining the group, and the mini-album titled Lovelyz8 through the official Twitter page.
Lovelyz pre-release single called Shooting Star was released on September 14. Following their second extended plays, Lovelyz8 released on October 1, 2015. It contains seven tracks including pre-release single Shooting Star and title track Ah-Choo. The title track's music video was released on the same day, with cameo appearance by Infinite's Hoya.
On October 31, Lovelyz was a guest on You Hee-yeol's Sketchbook where they performed an a cappella cover of Michael Jackson's song "Beat It". The performance was broadcast on the American Fox News Channel and written about by other foreign media. Ah-Choo had maintained its position on most major Korean music charts throughout 2015 and early-2016, making it Lovelyz's biggest hit.
Lovelyz held their first fan-meeting and mini-concert, Lovely Day on December 5 at Ax Korea. The tickets were sold out in the first five minutes after they went on sale. On December 7, Lovelyz released the three track single album Lovelinus, after the name of their official fan club. They also released music video for their title track, For You, on the same day.
2016–2017: A New Trilogy, First Concert, R U Ready? and Fall in Lovelyz
Lovelyz's first reality show Lovelyz in Wonderland began airing February 2 on SBS MTV. Their song Ah-Choo continues to remain in digital Korean music charts long after its release, on September 14, 2015.
Lovelyz released their second mini album, A New Trilogy on April 25, 2016. The album contains seven tracks with the lead single titled "Destiny". The title track debuted at number seven on the Gaon Digital Chart, making it their highest charting song so far. "Destiny" also received attention from American producer Brent Fischer who praised the lead single for its "world-class grooves and current arrangements".
In November 2016, Lovelyz announced to be holding their first solo concert since debut titled Lovelyz in Winterland at the Blue Square Samsung Card Hall from January 13–15, 2017. At the concert it was revealed that Lovelyz would make a comeback in February.
Woollim Entertainment announced that Lovelyz was set to release their second studio album R U Ready? on February 27. Woollim Entertainment announced that Yein had injured her ankle during practice for comeback and may be unable to promote. On March 2, Woollim Entertainment confirmed that Yein won't be participating in this comeback due to her ankle being injured. It was confirmed that Yein will join promotions on March 23 for M Countdown after recovering from injury.
Following the release of their second studio album, they made a speedy comeback with their second repackaged album titled "Now, We" on May 2. The album topped the Gaon Album Chart upon its release. They also won their first music broadcast trophy since debut on May 16, through SBS MTV's The Show.
Lovelyz held their second solo concert, Lovelyz 2017 Summer Concert [Alwayz], at Olympic Park, Olympic Hall on July 29 and 30. The tickets for the concert were sold-out within five minutes of its release.
On November 14, 2017, Lovelyz made their comeback with their third mini album, Fall in Lovelyz, with the title track "Twinkle". The group promoted the song on various South Korean music shows and received their first win for "Twinkle" on November 28 on The Show.
Lovelyz held their third solo concert, Lovelyz in Winterland 2, at the Blue Square Samsung Card Hall from February 2–4, 2018. They also held in Tokyo and Osaka on February 10 and February 12 respectively.
On April 10, Woollim Entertainment announced that Lovelyz would release their fourth mini album titled Heal on April 23. The album consists of six tracks, including the lead single "That Day" composed by Sweetune. Lovelyz held their comeback showcase at Blue Square iMarket Hall on the same day as the album's release, and was broadcast live through the Naver app V-Live. Lovelyz earned their first music show win for "That Day" on SBS MTV's The Show on May 1.
On June 21, Woollim Entertainment announced that Lovelyz would release their special digital single titled "Wag-Zak". It was also announced that Jin will not take part in the promotions due to health issues. Lovelyz performed "Wag-Zak" for the first time at Mnet's M Countdown on June 28, following in the various music program for a week. Their digital single "Wag-Zak" was released on July 1, which marked their first summer release.
In August 2016, members of Lovelyz became anti-smoking ambassadors for the South Korean military, appointed by the Ministry of National Defense, as part of the "Anti-Smoking Soldiers Program" which was announced on May 31.
In June 2018, Lovelyz collaborated with Italian brand Metro City for the JTBC show Idol Job Diary Good Job, and as part of the brand's "Show Me The Miracle" campaign, with a pop-up store being opened at Lotte World Mall on June 19. Proceeds from the store were donated to support children of multicultural families in South Korea.
Adapted from the official website:
- Baby Soul (베이비소울) — leader, main vocal
- Jiae (지애) — sub vocal
- Jisoo (지수) — sub vocal, main dancer
- Mijoo (미주) — sub vocal, main dancer
- Kei (케이) — main vocal
- Jin <(진) — main vocal
- Sujeong (수정) — lead vocal
- Yein (예인) — sub vocal
- Lovelyz in Winterland (2017)
- Lovelyz 2017 Summer Concert [Alwayz] (2017)
- Lovelyz in Winterland 2 (2018)
|2016||SBS MTV||Lovelyz in Wonderland (이상한나라의 러블리즈)||Lovelyz's first variety show|
|2017||skyTravel||Lovelyz Loves Canada||Web reality show|
|Naver V Live||Lovelyz in Parallel Universe||Lovelyz Diary series|
|Lovelyz's 'Tell Me Your Wish'|
|2018||Channel A||The Man Who Feeds The Dog 2|
Awards and nominations
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- "2014 SBS Awards Festival: Gayo Daejeon Winners + Performances". Koreaboo.
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- "'엠카운트다운' 러블리즈, 너희라면 '놀이공원' 놀러갈래". TV Report. Retrieved 31 July 2015.
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- "러블리즈의 '아츄', 스테디셀러가 된 4가지 이유 Lovelyz "Ah-Choo," 4 Reasons it is a Steady Seller". Ohmynews. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
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- "Lovelyz "Ah-Choo" A Steady Seller". Naver. Retrieved 19 February 2016.
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- "국내 대표 음악 차트 가온차트!". gaonchart.co.kr. Archived from the original on 2017-03-09. Retrieved 2016-05-06.
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- "Lovelyz to Hold First Solo Concert with Live Band". MWave. January 5, 2017.
- "러블리즈, 오는 27일 컴백 공식화...상큼발랄 컴백 스포일러 티저 공개". Herald. Retrieved February 8, 2017.
- "Lovelyz' Jeong Ye In injures ankle days before comeback + may be unable to promote - allkpop.com".
- "러블리즈, 발목부상 예인없이 7인조 활동…오늘(2일) 첫 컴백무대". X Sports News (in Korean). Naver. March 2, 2017.
- "울림 "러블리즈 예인 부상 회복, 23일 '엠카' 완전체 무대"". JTBC Joins. Naver. March 23, 2018.
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- "'더쇼' 러블리즈, 짝사랑 끝났다…데뷔 첫 1위 '눈물' [종합]". Sports Chosun (in Korean). Naver. Retrieved May 15, 2017.
- Lee, Ye-eun (June 2, 2017). "Lovelyz to hold second solo concert 'Alwayz'". The Korea Herald. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
- "러블리즈 단독 콘서트, 예매 5분만에 전석 매진 '대세 걸그룹'". OSEN (in Korean). June 21, 2017. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
- Hong, Dam-young (November 14, 2017). "Infused with new blood, Lovelyz offers early Christmas vibe with new EP". The Korea Herald. Retrieved November 14, 2017.
- "'더쇼' 러블리즈, '종소리'로 첫 1위 등극 '눈물' [종합]". OSEN (in Korean). Nate. Retrieved November 28, 2017.
- "러블리즈(Lovelyz), '겨울나라의 러블리즈2' 관전포인트 셋". Wow TV (in Korean). February 2, 2018. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
- "러블리즈, '겨울나라의 러블리즈2'로 특급 팬서비스 예고". Munhwa News (in Korean). February 2, 2018. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
- "러블리즈,일본 단독 콘서트 '겨울나라의 러블리즈2' 개최". Global Economy Times (in Korean). February 8, 2018. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
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- "러블리즈, 23일 미니 4집 '치유'로 컴백". Yonhap News (in Korean). Naver. April 10, 2018.
- ""'아츄' 아성 잇는다"…러블리즈, 스윗튠 손잡은 타이틀곡 '그날의 너'". OSEN (in Korean). Naver. April 19, 2018.
- "'V앱' 러블리즈 네 번째 미니앨범 '치유' 컴백 쇼케이스". Herald Pop (in Korean). April 23, 2018.
- "'더쇼' 러블리즈, '그날의 너'로 컴백하며 초이스(1위) 차지". Hankyung (in Korean). Naver. May 1, 2018.
- "[공식입장] 러블리즈 JIN, 일시 활동중단 "건강문제...당분간 7인체제" (전문)". MYDAILY (in Korean). Naver. June 21, 2018.
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- "[SS뮤직]'여름 한 조각' 러블리즈, '선무대 후음원' 이색 컴백 행보로 시선집중". Sports Seoul (in Korean). July 2, 2018. Retrieved July 2, 2018.
- ""군인오빠들 담배 끊으세요"…걸그룹 러블리즈, 軍 금연홍보". Yonhap News (in Korean). August 1, 2016. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
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- "S Korea military gives K-pop band anti-smoking mission". BBC News. August 3, 2016. Retrieved June 24, 2018.
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