CLC is composed of six members born between 1995 and 2000. Their names are: Seunghee, Yujin, Seungyeon, Sorn, Yeeun, Eunbin.
The oldest member of the group is Seunghee (born Oct 10, 1995). She was 19 years old at the time of CLC’s debut. The youngest member is Eunbin (born Jan 6, 2000). She was 15 years old at the time of her debut with CLC.
The group originally had 7 members. Elkie, the lead vocalist and lead dancer, departed in Feb 2021.
lead dancer, vocalist, visual
leader, main dancer, lead vocalist, rapper
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Fun Facts and Trivia
The leader of CLC is Chang Seungyeon.
The oldest member of CLC is Oh Seunghee (born Oct 10, 1995).
The youngest member (maknae) of CLC is Kwon Eunbin (born Jan 6, 2000).
The tallest member of CLC is Kwon Eunbin with a height of 171 cm (5’7”).
The shortest member of CLC is Chonnasorn Sajakul, better known as Sorn, with a height of 160 cm (5’3”).
Each is represented by a fruit and animal, according to its character:
Seung Hee: Apple / Duck.
Yu Jin: Strawberry / Rabbit.
Seung Yeon: Orange / Mono.
Sorn: Watermelon / Elephant.
Ye Eun: Tomato / Tiger
Eunbin: Lemon / Unicorn
Before debuting, Sorn collaborated with G.NA in “Because You Are The One”; Seung Hee and Yu Jin participated in the “Cube Voice Project” together with HIGHLIGHT’s Yo Seob with the song “Perfume”; and Seung Hee also sang “Curious” for the OST of drama “Plus Nine Boys” together with BTOB’s Sung Jae.
In predebut it was very common to see them on the streets collecting money for children with diabetes.
BTOB’s Jung Il Hoon participated in writing lyrics for the songs “Please Give Me Café Mocha” and “Opening The Window” from CLC’s debut album, and also for the song 숨바꼭질 (Hide and Seek) from their second mini-album “Question”.
His debut video surpassed one million views in just 10 days.
It took them only two months since their debut to make a comeback with another mini-album.
They performed live covers (in their pre-debut) of the following songs: Payphone (Maroon 5), Rolling in the Deep (Adele), Roar (Katy Perry), Price Tag, Bang Bang (Jessie J), among others.
BTOB’s Il Hoon was in charge of the lyrics of the song “Oppa’s Friend” from the third mini album “REFRESH”.
On March 6, 2016, CLC underwent a leadership change from Seung Hee to Seung Yeon.
His MV “Hobgoblin” reached one million views in 27 hours, and two million views in less than a week.
CLC for the first time debuted in fourth place with its song “Hobgoblin” in the ‘World Digital Song Sales’ category and its album “Crystyle” ranked sixth in ‘World Albums’ on Billboard.
“Hobgoblin” ranked #1 on the iTunes Kpop Song Chart in Peru, Russia and the United Kingdom, #2 in the United States, Australia, Canada, Ireland, Italy and Turkey, #3 in Austria and Bulgaria, #5 in Germany and Singapore, #6 in Mexico, Spain and Norway, #7 in France, #8 in Sweden, #9 in Hong Kong, #12 in Argentina and Japan, #14 in the Netherlands, #15 in India, #20 in New Zealand, #21 in Poland and Switzerland, #24 in Denmark, #26 in Indonesia, #39 in Vietnam, #41 in South Africa and #63 in Brazil. While with “Meow Meow” they reached #29 in Austria and Turkey, #36 in Canada, #39 in Switzerland, #55 in the UK, #58 in India and #95 in Russia. With “Liar” they ranked #50 in Turkey, #56 in Russia, #69 in Hong Kong, #78 in Austria, #83 in the UK and #88 in Canada. Finally with “Mistake” they ranked #59 in India.
Her album “Crystyle” debuted in several countries as #1 in the UK, Canada, Norway and Finland, #2 in the US, Argentina, Australia, Chile, Austria, Denmark, Ireland and Spain, #3 in Mexico, #4 in Germany and Brazil, #5 in Sweden and the Netherlands, #7 in France, #8 in Japan, #9 in Switzerland, #12 in Malaysia, #13 in Russia, #18 in Hong Kong, #27 in Indonesia and #81 in Taiwan.
CLC was recognized by the Korean National Assembly which held its annual Childhood Diabetes Academic Forum and Scholarship Presentation for promoting awareness of childhood diabetes and its volunteer work.
CLC is the third longest female group to reach #1 and thus win a trophy on a music program, it took the girl group 1427 days, second place goes to Jewelry with 1493 days. Being surpassed by the Brave Girls group with 1854 days since their debut.
The digital single ME reached the #1 position on iTunes USA on February 16, 2020, despite the fact that it was released on that platform eight months after its official release. Something similar happened with “Devil” which reached the #2 position that same day, despite the fact that it was released on that platform five months after its official release.
On May 6, 2020, CLC participated in the Asia Rising Forever online festival, where they presented a special version of “ME” in pajamas.
On September 3, it is confirmed that the MV of “Helicopter” reached 6,975,818 views in its first 24 hours, breaking its record of 2,692,493 with “NO”.
In the first week of sales of their first single “Helicopter” they sold 12,834 copies.
On November 10, 2020, it was confirmed that their first single “Helicopter” had sold over 33 thousand copies.
On December 20, 2020, the MV of “Helicopter” reached 40 million plays on his official channel, making it his most viewed MV to date.